John Tranmer was born in Brewster, Washington on December 8, 1940, the third child of Walter Tranmer and Olivette (Hollinger) Tranmer. He passed away August 29, 2017.
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PORTLAND, ORE. – As people head out to enjoy their national forests this holiday weekend, the US Forest Service is asking for help in preventing any additional human-caused fires.
Beaudeen Kendrick Adolph, 25, Omak, guilty on three counts of third-degree malicious mischief and one count of second-degree criminal trespassing. Adolph was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 360 days suspended, and fined $823.
Neoma Jewel Vandiver, age 89, passed away peacefully at her home in Ellensburg, Washington on August 23, 2017. She was born on March 6, 1928 in Amarillo, Texas and was the oldest of three girls.
Theo Wayne “Bud” Gerken passed peacefully surrounded by family at North Valley Hospital in Tonasket on August 24, 2017 after an extended illness with Leukemia and complications from a prior stroke. Bud was one of seven children (four boys and three girls) to move to Oroville in 1942 after his birth in Thompson Falls, Montana on June 1, 1938.
WAUCONDA – The North Central Chapter of the Washington Farm Forestry Association holds it’s summer educational and business meeting, Wolves, Wildfire and Weeds , on Saturday, Sept. 9, at Wauconda Hall.
EPHRATA – Residents of North Central Washington interested in fish and wildlife issues can talk with local Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) staff at a public meeting Tuesday, Sept. 19 in Pateros.
TONASKET – U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse is inviting all veterans to join several state and local organizations, representatives from the Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center and other benefit and support services for the VA Health and Benefits Resource Fair with meeting in Tonasket on Monday, Aug. 28 at the Tonasket High School between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.
The Chelan Douglas County WSU-Extension is asking, “Have you always wanted to learn more about gardening, meet new people and make a difference in the community?”
OROVILLE – Oroville CARES Coalition, in collaboration with the Okanogan County Community Coalition and Public Health, will be hosting an Opiod Cafe’ on Thursday, Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. in the Oroville High School Library.