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Robert ‘Bob’ Irwin

Robert (Bob) John Irwin, age 95 of Oroville, died on Thursday, August 6, 2015. He was born February 4, 1920 in Oroville and spent the majority of his life in his hometown.

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CenturyLink customers experiencing internet, phone and 911 outage

OKANOGAN COUNTY – At approximately 4:50 p.m. a service outage was reported impacting 911, phone and internet services for over 3,000 CenturyLink customers in OmaK, Oroville, Pateros, Twisp, Winthrop and surrounding areas. 911 calls have been re-routed in all communities at the this time, except Pateros. Technicians are on-site determining the cause and working to restore services, according to CenturyLink spokesperson Kerry Zimmer.

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Darrell Wayne Reese

Darrell Wayne Reese, 64, of Oroville passed away on July 31, 2015. He was born on April 14, 1951 to Glenn and Florence (Tibbs) Reese.

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Moser and Frazier still lead in Primary Election

OKANOGAN – As of Thursday’s vote count Kolo Moser and Ryan Frazier were still the top vote getters for Oroville School Board Directors Positions 2 and 5, respectively.

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Wallace E. Loe

Wallace (Wally) E. Loe was born to Russell and Hilda Babst Loe on July 9, 1933 on the family farm near Molson. Wally died unexpectedly on July 23, 2015, in Post Falls, Idaho.

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Brett Hendrick

Our beloved son, Brett, was killed in a tragic motorcycle accident on July 30, leaving us with broken hearts and tears of grief. Brett was born May 23, 1992, in Omak to Jerry and Shari Hendrick.

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Eugene August Dammel

Eugene August Dammel passed away suddenly on June 20, 2015. He was 85-years-old. Eugene was born to parent John and Alice Dammel in Havillah, Wash

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Richard Leo Mayer

On Friday, July 17, 2015 Richard (Dick) Leo Mayer of Tonasket passed away peacefully at home at the age of 76 years. Dick was born in Buffalo, New York on July 6, 1939.

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Patricia M. Punteney

Patricia M. Punteney, 81, of Waterloo and formerly of Oelwein, Iowa died Monday morning, July 20, 2015 at NorthCrest Specialty Care in Waterloo, Iowa. Patricia Mae King was born September 28, 1933 at Spokane, Washington, the daughter of Patrick Kelly and Eva Mae (Riste) King.

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Take a trip around the world with the Tumbleweed Film Festival

OROVILLE – The sixth annual Tumbleweed Film Festival covers three nights of different short films from around the world starting Thursday, July 30 through Saturday, Aug. 1. Over the three nights, which take place at four different venues around Oroville, 40 American and international short films will be presented.

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