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Janis Allison

Janis Allison age 71 of Oroville passed away Sunday, January 25, 2015 at North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket. She was born May 24, 1943 in Selma, California to parents Stanley Jay and Dorothy Leatta (Bibb) Allison. Janis grew up in Selma and Fresno, California.

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Phyllis Aldean Billups

Phyllis Aldean (Metz) Billups, 90, of Omak, Wash., passed away on Monday, January 19, 2015. Phyllis was born on September 12, 1924, to Orvil and Muriel Metz in Hardesty, Alberta, Canada and was the oldest of five siblings, including Raymond Metz, Duane Metz, Virginia (Metz) Montague and Sharon (Metz) Powell-Phyllis.

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Groups suing county over Comp Plan

TWISP – The Methow Valley Citizens’ Council (MVCC) and Futurewise have filed a lawsuit in Superior Court against Okanogan County, challenging its recent adoption of a Comprehensive Plan, the associated Interim Zoning, and Determination of Non-Significance under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) for the Plan and Zoning.

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Eileen Newman

Lila Eileen Ann Frost Newman died peacefully at home on January 6, 2015 after a brief illness. She was born the youngest child of parents Frankie and Grover Frost on March 18, 1922 in Stuart, Nebraska.

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Gail Alice Sheena

Gail Alice Sheena, age 49 of Oroville, died Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at North Valley Hospital in Tonasket. She was born June 9, 1965 in Merritt, BC to parents Christine August and Angus Archochan.

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TSD Superintendent search begins

TONASKET – The Tonasket School Board is starting the process for the new superintendent search and is inviting the public to attend a meeting with Doug Asbjornsen, the search consultant, on Wednesday, Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. in the district board room.

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Maureen L. Kelly

Maureen L. Kelly left us to be with Our Heavenly Father on the morning of December 18, 2014, peacefully in her sleep

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Judith Hockman

Jude Hockman, 68, of Tonasket, Wash. died in the early morning of December 14th, 2014 losing an unexpected battle with cancer.

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Steven Curtis Long

Steven Curtis Long of Stringer, Miss. passed away December 27, 2014 after a tough battle with cancer. He was born in Aberdeen, Wash. on May 23, 1956.

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Reps. Blake and Kretz to hold ‘Planning for Fire Season 2015′ meeting

OLYMPIA – Rep. Brian Blake (D-Aberdeen), Chairman of the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, and Rep. Joel Kretz (R-Wauconda) will host presentations by local and state officials for the local community about preparations for the upcoming 2015 fire season on Jan. 5.

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