Our mother, Marilyn, died peacefully at her home on August 10, 2015 after a long and happy life for which she was grateful. She was born in Shawnee, Oklahoma on October 26, 1925 and moved with her family to Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she graduated from high school.
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Wallace “Wally” Hugh Moore, 87, passed away on August 27, 2015 at the Tonasket North Valley Extended Care facility, surrounded by his family. Wallace Hugh Moore was born to Edna Bernice (Penrod) Moore and Leon Aubrey “Aub” Moore March 25, 1928, in Wenatchee, Washington.
C. LeRoy McCoy age 79 of Tonasket, died on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at his home in Tonasket, Washington. He was born April 21, 1936 in San Fernando, California to Charles A. and Esther C. McCoy.
Latest fire update from the Fire Information Officer: The Okanogan Complex, which burned 123 homes, is listed as 50 percent contained and the Chelan Complex, which burned 21 homes, is listed as 65 percent contained.
With loved ones by his side, Garry Dale Sorensen passed peacefully at Providence Holy Family Hospital on August 30, 2015. Garry was born to Stella and Alfred Sorensen on November 22, 1940 in Edmonton, Alberta.
Latest fire update from the Fire Information Officer: The Okanogan Complex, which burned 123 homes, is listed as 45 percent contained and the Chelan Complex, which burned 21 homes, is listed as 55 percent contained.
Albert Losvar, age 88 of Loomis, Washington, died on Thursday, August 13, 2015. He was born July 14, 1927 in Mukilteo, Washington.
OKANOGAN – Approximately 500 Okanogan County PUD customers are without power. Mutual Aid crews were scheduled to arrive Monday and Tuesday from PUDs to assist local crews replace over 500 poles that have been destroyed in the fire.
BLAINE, Wash. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations is advising travelers that although multiple wildfires are present across the U.S./Canadian border in Washington, they are not threatening the ports of entry (POE). All Washington POEs, specifically Oroville, Nighthawk, Laurier, Danville and Ferry Ports remain open during their normal operating hours.
OLIVER – Increased fire activity is expected on the Testalinden Creek wildfire over the next few days due to extremely dry conditions and gusty southerly winds, according to the BC Wildfire Service.