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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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.
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.
TONASKET – The North Central Educational Service District presented the 30th Annual Okanogan County Excellence Banquet at Tonasket High School on Thursday, May 7.
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.
Benjamin M. Prince, 79, of Mercer Island, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and brother, passed away peacefully on May 5, 2015, after a 2 ½ year battle with brain cancer. Born Aug. 20, 1935, in Oroville to Ben and Hazel Prince, he graduated from Oroville High School and then went on to study math and physics at the University of Washington, earning a BS and MS and completing coursework toward a Ph.D. After a six-week courtship, he and Laura Bindrup eloped, embarking on a marriage of 55 years with three children, Ben Jr., Sharon, and Barbara.
Harold R. Christian, 78 of Oroville, passed away at 9 p.m. Friday, May 8, 2015. He was born August 15th1936 in Colorado Springs, Colorado to Cleo and Mary Christian of Rush, Colorado.
Eileen Augusta Rowton Floch of Okanogan, Washington, passed away peacefully at her home May 4, 2015. She was born on June 19, 1930, in the hilltop community of Molson, Wash. to Olaf and Eva Rise.
Phillip Dewitt Roth, age 80 of Oroville, passed away Wednesday May 7, 2015 at his home surrounded by family. He was born September 24, 1934 in Salem, Oregon.
OROVILLE – The Run for the Border motorcycle charity ride returns to Oroville for 13th time this Saturday, May 16, as does the Rally at the Border Blues Fest which will be celebrating with music on Saturday.