On March 31st, 2016 Nathan Brightbill suffered an unexpected heart attack that cut his life short, leaving a hole in the hearts of all those who loved him. He was born January 1, 1976 in Indiana, but grew up in Tonasket, Washington.
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Ruth Kansas Cuthbert, age 97 ,peacefully went on to be with the Lord on April 25th, 2016 in Wenatchee, Wash. She was born January 29th, 1919 in St. Francis, Kansas and was one of 18 brothers and sisters. She had 4 sons: Tommy, Phil, Dennis and David as well as one daughter: Judi.
OROVILLE – Oroville High School FBLA students attended an exceptional state conference in Spokane, Wash. this past week. Exceptional in that two year officer and outgoing state president, Tori Kindred and Vice President representing the north central region, Ellamae Burnell, would be key players in the management and implementation of the state conference. Also special even though Kindred and Burnell would be exiting their office, that Jennifer Cisneros would be beginning her role as the new Vice President representing the North Central Region. Cisneros will preside over the region for the 2016-17 school year.
Mabel Inez Spry was born November 3, 1919 and passed away peacefully on January 9, 2016. She was born to Fred and Bertha Fox at home on the ranch at Wauconda, Washington.
Marjorie Zabreznik Knowlton, beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother was called home to heaven to be with our Lord on April 17, 2016. Marj was born on Nov. 2, 1918 to William and Evelyn Hutchings in Galveston, Texas.
CHELAN – The Washington Trust for Historic Preservation announced its annual list of Most Endangered Historic Properties in the State of Washington on Monday, April 25. The announcement came during the organization’s This Place Matters reception, held at the Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce. The reception is an affinity event hosted by the Washington Trust to kickoff this week’s RevitalizeWA conference in Chelan.
OROVILLE – While two potential replacements for the outgoing superintendent for Oroville School District have been interviewed by the board and met staff and the public, a third candidate bowed out and two more have been added to the list.
Raymond Quinn died January 19, 2016 at the age of 75-years-old. He was born on December 30, 1936.
Leota McMillan, age 91, died peacefully surrounded by family on Monday, December 21, 2015 at North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket, Washington. She was born August 2, 1924 at National, Washington. Leota was the fourth of 11 children born to Edgar and Cynthia Michels
William Edward Craig passed from this life on March 30, 2016. Ed was born to William Emery Craig and Minnie Naomi Craig on February 2, 1934 in Eldon, Missouri.