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Tonasket Cops’ Corner

RADAR Myths and Information for drivers Many individuals have misunderstandings about how Radar units work, how the officers use them and under what circumstances they are and can be used. Here are some common misunderstandings and myths about Radar for traffic/speed control. MYTH: “The Radar must have my speed locked in to make it a [...]

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Tonasket council approves crossing bid

TONASKET – The Tonasket City Council approved a bid to install the overhead crossing on Whitcomb Avenue at the North Valley Hospital parking lot crossing at the Tuesday, Oct. 9, city council meeting.

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Karlie Henneman crowned 2013 Tonasket Founders Day Rodeo Queen

The drama of last year’s competition for Tonasket Founders Day Rodeo Queen may have been lacking, but that was OK with Karlie Henneman, who knew as the only contestant this year that she would receive the crown she’d been pursuing since last year.

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EMT training offered in Tonasket

Tonasket EMS director will be teaching an Emergency Medical Technician course from November through February in Tonasket.

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Tonasket Swimming Pool

Swimming pool talk continues in Tonasket council

TONASKET – Just about everyone wants a swimming pool in the city of Tonasket. How to go about funding the construction — and, more problematically, the maintenance — of a pool has been the topic of discussion at several Tonasket City Council meetings in recent months. Joyce Fancher, who organized the first “friends of the [...]

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Fighting from days of yore

TONASKET – Medieval sword fights in History Park? Sort of, anyway. The Dregate Fighters, a.k.a. Fighters of Okanogan County, gather Wednesdays at the park in Tonasket, usually around 5:00 p.m., to learn and practice fighting techniques with makeshift swords, helmets and shields. Participants also come in from other parts of the county, as well as [...]

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Legacy Project to feature Blue Star Mothers in October

The US. Armed Forces Legacy Memorial in Tonasket will be featuring the Blue Star Mothers this month.

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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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