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Michealyn Cavallaro

Michealyn Cavallaro, age 70, passed away from natural causes on March 24, 2018 in her home in Oroville, Washington. She was born on September 29, 1947 in Jersey City, New Jersey to parents Jack and Kathryn Cavallaro.

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William John Pyper

William John Pyper was born August 20, 1917 in Chester, Montana to Elsie and James Pyper. About 1922, the family moved to the Ellisforde area where Bill’s father worked in orchards and warehouses along Highway 7.

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Darrel E. Bunch

Darrel E. Bunch, born on April 8, 1931 in Molson, Washington to Elmer and Elizabeth Bunch, passed away at home in Havillah, Washington on March 20, 2018. Darrel is a graduate of Tonasket High School class 1949. He purchased a ranch in Havillah, where he met his future wife Judy Feddersen and where they raised [...]

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Change in Okanogan County Auditor’s office hours

OKANOGAN – The Okanogan County Auditor’s office, including the vehicle and vessel licensing department, will move to new hours beginning Monday, April 2. Hours will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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Death Notice: Michael Allen Berg

Michael Allen Berg, 73, Tonasket, passed away recently…..

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Mother shot by son, then suspect shoots himself

OKANOGAN – On Sunday morning, around 10 a.m. Okanogan County Sheriff’s Deputies and the Brewster Police Department responded a report of a 19-year-old man with a gun. While deputies were responding to the scene a second call came into dispatch reporting a woman had been shot.

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Drive-by shooting at Blue Mountain Motel and Trailer Court

OKANOGAN – Okanogan County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the Blue Mountain Motel and Trailer Court on March 16 around 10:20 p.m. regarding reports of a drive-by shooting. When deputies arrived they contacted a group that was standing outside Trailer 25 at the location.

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David Manriquez

David Manriquez passed away on March 10, 2018, he was born on January 1, 1948 to his parents Frank and Jesi Manriquez in Artesia, California.

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Aquatic Weed Program workshop, March 15

OKANOGAN – The Okanogan County Weed Board will present “What’s going on in your lake?” on Thursday, March 15 between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. at the Commissioner’s Hearing Room, 123 Fifth Ave. North, Room 150, Okanogan.

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Palmer Lake landowner appealing $21,600 DOE fine

LOOMIS – Greg Newmarch of Kelowna, B.C. is appealing a $21,600 civil penalty issued by the state Department of Ecology for unauthorized shoreline construction on Palmer Lake.

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