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Verle Harnasch

Verle Harnasch passed away on Monday, May 4, 2015 at Kadlec Regional Medical Center, Richland, Washington. He was born in Chesaw, Washington on August 15, 1916, the third of seven children, to William and Lucille Harnasch.

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Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Descoteaux

Elizabeth “Betty” Descoteaux, age 87 of Oroville, passed away Thursday, June 04, 2015 at North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket. She was born December 15, 1927 in Montreal, Quebec Canada to parents Harry and Annie Cowling.

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Ike ‘Lyle’ M. Fisher

Ike (Lyle) M. Fisher of Tonasket, Wash., passed away peacefully at home on May 17th, at 13:40 hours, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Tacoma, Wash. on April 22nd, 1930, to William and Pearl (Paul) Fisher. Ike was 85-years-old.

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Fred York Jr

Fred York Jr, age 78, passed away Memorial Day, May 25, 2015 at his home in Oroville. He was born April 24, 1937 in De Queen, Arkansas, the son of Alpha Myrtle Ballard and Fred York Sr. In 1947, the family migrated north, camping out in fields and by the roadside for the entire journey.

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Victor Ronald Lesamiz

Victor Ronald Lesamiz, 72, died Thursday morning, May 28th at Sacred Heart Hospital surrounded by his family. Ronald was born October 30, 1942 to Victor Junior and Lola Lesamiz in Tonasket Washington.

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Raymond James Blystone

Raymond James “Jim” Blystone was born in Penticton, B.C., Canada on November 24, 1946, he passed away on May 1, 2015.

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Ed Pariseau

Edward Lyle Pariseau

Edward Lyle Pariseau, 84, died April 27, 2015, at Central Washington Hospital surrounded by his family. Ed was born in Fargo, North Dakota on December 2, 1930, the first of five children born to John Elmer Pariseau and Katherine Yocum Pariseau.

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Math is Cool team takes second among NCW Division II teams

WENATCHEE – The Tonasket fourth grade Math is Cool team took second place at Regionals in Wenatchee April 17, with Joe Thornton taking first place in the individual competitions.

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Schools honor employees at Excellence Banquet

TONASKET – The North Central Educational Service District presented the 30th Annual Okanogan County Excellence Banquet at Tonasket High School on Thursday, May 7.

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Gene Harnasch

Gene Harnasch Sr.

Gene Harnasch Sr. passed away on Saturday, April 4, 2015 at North Valley Hospital in Tonasket, Wash. He was born February 1, 1924 at home on the Harnasch farm to parents Bill and Lucille Harnasch.

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