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Roger Lee Stansbury

On Thursday, November 10th, 2016, Roger Lee Stansbury, 72, sang his last song in this life. Roger was a summer baby, born in Omak, Washington on July 15, 1944 to Raleigh and Elizabeth (Barber) Stansbury.

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Lion’s Club Howl-O-Ween Dog Walk a success

TONASKET – Dogs and their owners weaved their way through the Spooky Pooch Patch, Haunted Hound Swamp, Zombie Creek and Ruh-Roh River on Saturday, Oct. 29 at the Tonasket Okanogan Valley Lion’s Club Howl-O-Ween dog walk in Chief Tonasket Park. There were 32 entrants requiring two waves of walkers which resulted in over $500 raised for the Leader Dog program and food for local rescues.

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Betty M. Long Barnes

Betty M. Long Barnes, known as Bettyvic by her friends, age 93 of Tonasket, died on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at North Valley Extended Care. She was born May 18, 1923 in Wauconda to parents Roy and Mary Long.

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Brian Dennis Bergh

Brian Dennis Bergh, 72 of Tonasket, passed away suddenly on October 18, 2016. He was born In Walla Walla, Washington on November 4, 1943 to Knute and Irene Bergh-Robinson.

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Jack W. Stevens

Jack W. Stevens age 88 of Tonasket passed away on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 in Liberty Lake, Washington. He was born September 10, 1928 in Wenatchee, Washington to parents Wendell and Verna Stevens.

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Mary Ruth Morris

Mary Morris, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away Thursday, October 13, 2016 at her home in St. Regis, Montana. She was 74. Mary Ruth Feddersen was born January 29, 1942 in Tonasket, Washington to Paul and Agnes (Siltman) Feddersen.

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Grace E. Wilson Hughes

Grace E. Wilson Hughes died October 11, 2016 in Tonasket, Washington after a long and full life. Born February 11, 1938 in Ellensburg, Washington to Joseph and Edith Wilson…

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Prairie Rose Hyde named 2016 Woman of Achievement-Economic Advancement

OLYMPIA – Prairie Rose Hyde always knew she was part of a global family. When she was posted to Kaboli, Togo as a Peace Corps volunteer, she had no idea that it would be the beginning of an incredible journey, according to the YWCA of Olympia.

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Colville Tribes, EPA and Ecology working toward cleaner air in Okanogan County

NESPELEM – The Colville Tribes Office of Environmental Trust Air Quality Program, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the state Department of Ecology have been closely monitoring air quality issues in the central valley of Okanogan County. This combined effort is to improve the air quality and promoting healthier communities within Okanogan County. The Air Quality [...]

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Second half of Okanogan County property taxes due

OKANOGAN — Okanogan County Treasurer Leah Mc Cormack is reminding all taxpayers that the 2016 second half property taxes and irrigation assessments are due and must be postmarked by Monday, Oct. 31, 2016.

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