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James Chittenden

James Chittenden, 80, of Tonasket died peacefully February 11, 2019 at his home surrounded by grandchildren, great-grandchildren and friends.
Jim was born July 24, 1938 in Crockery Township, Michigan…

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Doreen T. Webber

Doreen T. Webber passed away at home on February 11, 2019. Doreen was born in Kamloops, BC on August 17, 1937.

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Ray Visser

Longtime area rancher Ray Visser died peacefully Sunday morning, February, 3, 2019. Ray was born at home in Havillah, Washington in 1925 to Martha and Garritt Visser.

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Richard D. McNamara

Richard (Dick) McNamara, 91, died peacefully at home in Tonasket, Washington on Sunday, January 27, 2019. He was born on May 13, 1927, in Staten Island, New York, to parents Fred and Agnes McNamara.

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Everett ‘Willis’ Figlenski

Everett “Willis” Figlenski, 92, Longtime Tunk Valley rancher, passed away Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at home after a hard battle with cancer and dementia.

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Joy Lee Lawson

Joy Lee Lawson from Oroville, Washington, was born on November 1, 1933, in Cash, Arkansas and died January 26, 2019. She was the second of three children to Weldon Jackson Wooten and Ressie Alma Wooten.

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Alfred Hubert Robinson

Alfred Hubert Robinson, 93, of Tonasket, Washington, passed away on January 28th, 2019. He will join his wife of 72 years, MaryAlice, who preceded him in death just 18 days before. Al was born in Oroville, Wash., on September 6, 1925, to Vernon and Ruth (Verbeck) Robinson

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‘Too little to late’ – Sitzmark Ski Area won’t open this season

HAVILLAH – Due to too little snow early in the ski season the Sitzmark Ski Area decided at their Jan. 23 meeting not to open the hill this season to skiing.

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Verlin Joe Hicks

Verlin Joe Hicks, age 71 of Oroville, died on January 12, 2019 at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. He was born November 7, 1947 in Elkland, Missouri to parents Jim and Josephine Hicks.

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Drug Task Force arrests five in Okanogan area

OKANOGAN – The North Central Washington Narcotics Task Force executed two search warrants on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019 in the Okanogan area, seizing large amounts of narcotics and leading to the arrest of five suspects.

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