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Kay Rhodes

Kay Rhodes was laid to rest in the mountains she loved at Pioneer Cemetery, Idaho City on Friday, September 5, 2014 with immediate family in attendance

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Dale E. Johnson

Dale E. Johnson was born August 19, 1935 in Spokane, Wash. to Carl and Stella Johnson, he passed away on September 4 in Central Washington Hospital.

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Tonasket Fall Clean-up on Sept. 20

TONASKET – The City of Tonasket will be hosting its annual Fall Clean-Up on Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Tonasket City Shop next to Chief Tonasket Park, from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Items that will be accepted include: aluminum cans (clean); scrap metal; e-waste (computers); burnable yard waste. Items that will NOT be accepted: wet paint, [...]

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Jane L. Swietzer

The ever fabulous Jane L Swietzer, 79, passed way at her home in Oroville, Washington on Thursday morning September 4.

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Marlene Joan (Campbell) Morgan

Marlene Joan (Campbell) Morgan passed away August 21, 2014 in Olympia, Washington at Providence St. Peter Hospital. Marlene was born in Penticton, B.C. on October 9, 1958 to Lloyd Campbell and Vera Morgan.

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Buckhorn Mine funds environmental projects in Okanogan County

YAKIMA – Operators of the Buckhorn Gold Mine near Chesaw will soon spend $180,000 on projects benefiting the environment across Okanogan County. The work is a result of a penalty settlement between the company and the Washington Department of Ecology.

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Douglas MacArthur Click

Douglas MacArthur Click, 72, of Troy, Montana, went home to be with Jesus and his beloved mother on July 16, 2014. Doug was born March 9, 1942 in Locust Grove, Oklahoma to William C. and Addie Click.

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Harry Hartley Topping

Harry Hartley Topping, age 78 of Tonasket, died on August 28, 2014 at his home in Tonasket. He was born June 28, 1936 in Winslow, Arizona to parents Harry Raymond Topping and Trelle Moon Topping

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Golf tourney to benefit Explorer Post 0023

OROVILLE – The 2014 Explorer Post 0023 Golf Tournament is planned for the Oroville Golf Club on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 11 a.m. The tournament, which raises money for the Explorers group, is limited to 11 teams and features hundreds of dollars in prizes to be auctioned and raffled.

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Dale Eldon Ward

Dale Eldon Ward, age 85, of Tonasket died on Saturday June 21, 2014 following many years of heart problems and a stroke in 2002. He was born August 21, 1928, in Eagle City, Oklahoma to parents Harold and Myrtle Ward. He moved with family from Oklahoma to California when he was thirteen. During World War II, when he was 15, he travelled with his father combining wheat in parts of Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas.

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