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Duck Race to raise money for pool

TONASKET – The committee working to rebuild the Tonasket Swimming Pool is sponsoring a Duck Race at History Park on Saturday, Aug. 23 at 3:30 p.m.

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Katherine Joy Workman

Delivered by the hard working hands of her father at the Burbery family ranch outside of Loomis, Wash. Joy was born January 13, 1934 to Samuel Richard “Dick” Burbery and Lula Lenora (Garrett). She was the youngest of their seven children and was raised with two sisters and four brothers: Harold Richard, Ellen Grace, John Leslie, Iris May, Charles Glen and Robert Lloyd.

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The Tumbleweed Film Fest experience

OROVILLE – Over four nights, Washington’s most unique film festival takes place, bringing 40 entertaining short films from around the world to Oroville. From July 30 through Saturday, Aug. 2 , the fifth annual Tumbleweed Film Festival comes back to town, turning four venues into theaters for a night.

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Lorraine Wiswell Grant

I’m going to tell you a secret about Lorraine Wiswell Grant, 87, a secret she kept from nearly everyone — including her husband and me, her son — until she died in Tifton, Georgia, on Friday, July 25, 2014.

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Gerald Eugene Scholz

Gerald Eugene Scholz, age 83, was surrounded by his family and friends as he passed away peacefully from a courageous battle with cancer on July 16, 2014.

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Linda Maxwell

Linda Maxwell, age 69 of Wauconda, died on Thursday, July 10, 2014 in Spokane. She was born December 18, 1944 in Seattle to parents Lisle and Donna Conger.

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Tumbleweed Film Festival rolls back bigger than ever

OROVILLE – Washington’s most unique film festival takes place right in Oroville, Wash. The 5th annual Tumbleweed Film Festival (TwFF) is back in town with its biggest fest ever, covering four nights of different short films from this Wednesday, July 30 through Saturday, Aug. 2. Over the four nights, which take place at four different venues around Oroville, over 40 American and international short films will be presented.

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Edna Grace Rounds Schertenleib

Edna Grace Rounds Schertenleib, 86, passed away July 13, 2014. She was born July 11, 1928 in Aeneas Valley to Frank and Sue (Carter) Rounds.

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Conservation groups sue county over ATV ordinance, again

TWISP – For the second time in a year, conservation groups have been forced to file a lawsuit challenging a decision by the Okanogan County Commissioners to open hundreds of miles to use by All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) as being in violation of state law.

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Theater production to benefit fire victims

OROVILLE – Dramatic Escape presents a readers theatre Production of “The Heidi Chronicles” by Wendy Wasserstein. Performances will be held at Esther Bricques Winery and Vineyard on July 25, 26, and 27 at 7:00pm with Hors d’ oeuvres served at 6:30. Tickets are $20 and include a glass of wine Hors d’ oeuvres, dessert and a [...]

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