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Tonasket woman dies in motorcycle accident

Tammy Clark fondly remembered by close friends, community “She was a dedicated wife and mother, very in love with her husband and proud of her sons. Her smile always lit up the room and she was always smiling.” Cristina Del Rosario, Co-worker Family Health Center MOLSON – Tonasket resident Tammy Clark, 45, was killed Wednesday, [...]

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Star partiers enjoy fourth year at Eden Valley

OROVILLE – Any time an event moves 200 miles from its longtime home, the natural evolution of said event is going to be disrupted.

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North Valley Hospital makes new staff hires

TONASKET – North Valley Hospital hired three new staff members, two in the Rehab department as well as a dietitian.

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Annual Molson Quilt Show set for Aug. 27

MOLSON – The Fifth Annual Molson Quilt Show and Sale is Saturday, August 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Molson Grange.

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Lightning sparks fires on Tonasket Ranger District

TONASKET – This evening’s lightning storm was followed by multiple smoke reports. Whitestone, Cayuse and Palmer Mountain were among areas where fires were located. Tonasket Ranger District has confirmed a small fire on Palmer Mountain, within Bureau of Land Management property. The fire is estimated to be less than one-quarter acre.

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Oroville extends hearing on street vacation until next meeting

OROVILLE – After some discussion at the Tuesday, Aug. 2 council meeting, Oroville will take up the matter of street vacation near Oroville Reman and Reload at their next public meeting.

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Tonasket woman dies in motorcycle accident

MOLSON – On Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. a collision occurred on Chesaw Road just east of Molson Road involving a motorcycle and deer that resulted in a fatality.

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

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Madison Leigh Louie, 30, Omak, pleaded guilty Aug. 2 to POCS, making a false or misleading statement and use of drug paraphernalia. Louie was sentenced to six months in jail and fined $700 for the May 13 crimes.

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Update: Asmussen and Kester still lead in race for PUD Commissioner #3

OKANOGAN – Jerry D. Asmussen and Aaron Kester were the two top vote getters for the office of Okanogan County PUD Commissioner, District 3, in last Tuesday’s primary.

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Garlic Festival promises fun for all ages

TONASKET – Tonasket’s Garlic Festival is back on schedule after having to cancel last year’s event due to wildfires.

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