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‘Tom’s Tailgate’ visits Tonasket (corrected)

The Tonasket and Okanogan communities stepped up to vote in a big way last week, securing 62 percent of the vote to bring KREM 2 (Spokane) weather forecaster Tom Sherry and his Tom’s Tailgate crew to Tonasket on Friday, Sept. 21.

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Blue Star Mothers column

NORTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON – We thank the Blue Star Moms for their unanimous vote of confidence in the upcoming 2012-2013 board. For those that don’t know them, let me introduce them to you. This year’s treasurer will be KAREN HICKS who’s lived in Oroville for 20 years where she raised her son, AST2 Darren M. [...]

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Okanogan County Fair results – Animals

2012 Okanogan County Fair results Swine Market Stock Grand Champion: Jordyn Boesel Reserve Champion: Ayeris Jones Fitting and Showing Senior Grand Champion: Dyllan Gage Reserve Champion: Elizabeth Jackson Intermediate Grand Champion: Peyton Oules Reserve Champion: Jordyn Boesel Junior Grand Champion: Sterling Ritch Reserve Champion: Karlie Ritchey Novice Grand Champion: Allie Eastridge Reserve Champion: Katie Serles [...]

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Okanogan County Fair Results – non-animal

2012 Okanogan County Fair Results – non animal (arts, crafts, horticulture, etc.) Horticulture Junior Open Grand Champion Bosc Pear Hattie Buchert Reserve Champion Asian Pear Clay Buchert Grand Champion Largest Pear Hattie Buchert Reserve Champion Green Beans Jace Berkhart Special Award Beets Ethan McKee Grand Champion Beets Tace-Chub Plank Grand Champion Carrots Megan Heinlen Reserve [...]

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Tom’s Tailgate in Tonasket … the details

From Tonasket athletic director Kevin Terris: Tonasket High School will be hosting KREM 2′s Tom Sherry Friday night for his 5 and 6 PM weather report. The Tonasket cheerleaders will be having a BBQ dinner available to all visitors, starting at 5 PM. Hamburgers, hotdogs, salad and beverage. The fee for dinner will $5 for [...]

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Tonasket City Council special meeting for Bonaparte Creek water / sewer update

TONASKET – A special meeting of the Tonasket City Council will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, 6:30 p.m., at the City Hall, 209 S. Whitcomb Avenue. The purpose of this meeting is to update the residents of the Bonaparte Creek and Mill Drive area on the Bonaparte Creek Sewer Extension and Water System [...]

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Armed Forces Legacy Project nears next stage of completion

TONASKET – Armed Forces Legacy Project volunteers added another collection of plaques to two walls of the memorial on Thursday, Sept. 13, began a flurry of activity that should culminate with the opening of the new on-site building on Sept. 20. Volunteers from Home Depot will be completing the next stage of landscaping on Tuesday. [...]

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Central Ave. and Cherry St.

Oroville and U.S. Border Patrol come to an agreement on water

Central and Cherry resurfacing project to begin April 2013 OROVILLE – After several months of back and forth, the Oroville City Council authorized Mayor Chuck Spieth to sign an agreement with U.S. Border Patrol to supply water to their new multi-million dollar facility north of the city. The city had a letter from the U.S. [...]

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Film shot in Palestine highlights Peace Day in Tonasket

TONASKET – The premier showing for North-Central Washington of the film “5 Broken Cameras,” will be the main attraction of the Third Annual International Peace Day program in Tonasket on Friday, Sept. 21 at the Community Cultural Center. An extraordinary work of both cinematic and political activism, “5 Broken Cameras” is a deeply personal, first-hand [...]

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Tonasket Fall clean-up Sept. 22

TONASKET – The City of Tonasket’s Fall clean-up for city residents and businesses will take place Saturday, Sept. 22, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Items may be dropped off at the Tonasket City Shop, 500 Railroad Avenue (by Chief Tonasket Park). All types of metal and metal appliances will be accepted. Your help with loading [...]

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