Bill Pilkinton was born in Springfield Missouri to John and Allene (Essary) Pilkinton. He passed away April 7th at home surrounded by his family.
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OROVILLE – The 79th Annual Oroville May Festival Parade is Saturday, May 11 and entry forms are available at several locations around town.
Dencia Ann Pedersen Hunter, 66, of Lowesville, Virginia, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 4, 2013. She was born December 18, 1946 in Sterling, Colorado.
Albert H. Libby, age 100, passed away peacefully on March 21, 2013, at North Valley Hospital in Tonasket, Wash. He was born on October 10, 1912 in Standish, Maine.
TONASKET – At the next Tonasket Chamber of Commerce meeting Tuesday, April 9, at 12:00 p.m. at Whistler’s,Maggie Gruszka, Tonasket’s Americorp volunteer, will talk about the Tonasket School Garden and the recycling and composting programs the school is attempting to implement. Also to be discussed: networking our local businesses and our newest old business; and [...]
To the North Okanogan County Community: By now, we are sure you have heard about the withdrawal of our petition for recall of all Okanogan County Public Hospital District #4 (OCPHD#4) Board of Commissioners. After listening to the judge’s reasoning regarding his ruling on the preliminary injunction to stop the closure of the Tonasket Assisted Living on Tuesday March 19th, our realizations of some procedural errors,
Though, I don’t live in the district the Tonasket hospital is in, it interests me because one way or another it touches our lives, be it monetary, a little bit of something citizens all over the country are standing up to, an example of integrity vs entitlement syndrome, etc. Going in with nothing but my interest, I left with much frustration and some serious concerns with the behavior of many.
I think the Tonasket Hospital Commissioners need to realize the bigger picture. They have been on county warrants and this involves the whole county. Are there those of us out there that would support the continued use of warrants to support any of our hospital systems, if they were being run efficiently? Without a doubt.
Tony and I want to say Thank You, Thank You, Thank You for the benefit put on for me in Chesaw on March 2nd! Thank You for the hard work and generosity of everyone who put it on and to everyone who was there. Also to Mike and Clay for providing the entertainment, you guys are great. The Lutheran Church in Havillah went above and beyond, Thank You so much.
Richard “Dick” Wisener, age 93 of Oroville, died March 28, 2013 at North Valley Hospital in Tonasket. He was born January 25, 1920 in Peaceful Valley, Washington.