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Deer causes temporary lane closure on Hwy. 97

TONASKET – A semi-tractor trailer carrying a load of white rock left the road after a deer hit by a car in the northbound lane flew through the truck’s windshield near Janice Bridge south of Tonasket.

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Chuck Rodriquez

Chuck Rodriquez died on October 22, 2015 from a blood clot in his heart. Chuck was born in California in 1966 on September 12.

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Roberta Jo ‘Bobbie’ Rickel

Roberta Jo “Bobbie” Rickel passed away on October 20, 2015, with her husband by her side at home in Tonasket. She was born October 30, 1939 in Breeze Basin, Colorado to Donald VanClief Cooper and Josephine May Lewis Cooper.

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Missoula Children’s Theatre starts auditions Nov. 9

OROVILLE – The audition for the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of “Blackbeard the Pirate’ will be held on Monday, Nov. 9 at 3:05 in the Oroville High School Commons.

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Verna Jean Clements

Jean, as she was known by everyone, was born in Globe, Arizona on July 11, 1933, to Vernon and Flossie Spangler.

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Agnes May Svendsen (Rise)

Agnes was born at St. Martins Hospital in Tonasket, Washington, USA and passed away at the South Okanagan General Hospital after a long fought, short diagnosed valiant battle with cancer at the age of 71 years.

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Joel A. Olinger

Joel A. Olinger, age 57 of Oroville, passed away on October 12, 2015 surrounded by his family at his home in Oroville. He was born February 27, 1957 in Spokane to parents Stanley and Mary Jane Olinger.

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Barbara Joan Porteous

It is with deepest sympathy the family of Barbara Joan Porteous (nee Buckmiller) announces the passing of our much beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at the Penticton Regional Hospital at the age of 79.

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Maurice A. Mahugh

Maurice A. Mahugh, a 26-year resident of Colville, Washington passed away on October 14, 2015 in Colville at the age of 88. Maurice was born on June 5, 1927 in Glasgow, Montana, the son of Lawrence Bergail and Stella Mae (Henning) Mahugh.

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Second half property taxes due

OKANOGAN – Leah McCormack, Okanogan County Treasurer, would like to remind all taxpayers 2015 second half property taxes and irrigation assessments are due and must be postmarked by Monday, Nov. 2, 2015.

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