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Tonasket school board feeling high fuel prices

TONASKET – The air-conditioned school board room was the place to be while temperatures scorched outside last Monday night.

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North Valley Hospital planning lease on CT machine

TONASKET – State of the art technology may be coming to Tonasket.

The North Valley Hospital Board approved a feasibility study and will draft a lease plan for a General Electric brand 16 Slice CT Scanner.

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<html>  <head>  </head>  <body>    <div align="right"><i>Photo by Amy Veneziano</i>    </div>    <p>    </p>    <p>    This mutt won Best Dressed for under 12 (the girl is under 12). It's an Irish Wolfhound. Wearing fatigues and

Wauconda Mutt Show supports Howling Ridge

TONASKET – There’s nothing quite like a dog – they share your bed, come when they’re called and never talk back.

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Council advised to retain old fire hall property

TONASKET – Ongoing discussion about the future of the old fire hall in Tonasket ended with knowledge of its assessed value and a report from Permit Administrator Christian Johnson to the city council June 24.

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Photo by Amy Veneziano	With her crown complete, one little girl picks out the perfect paper for a hand fan from helper Mishara, 13 years old.

Tea time in Tonasket for 12 little girls

TONASKET – Tea, finger sandwiches and various delicate pastries graced the plates of 12 well-dressed girls in Tonasket last Saturday.

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Rodeo and fireworks all set for the Fourth

NORTH COUNTY – Whether it’s rodeo action or a fireworks display the North County has something for everyone this Fourth of July.

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Chesaw to celebrate with 66th Annual Fourth of July Rodeo

CHESAW – Chesaw’s Fourth of July Rodeo, a tradition going back 66 years celebrating community rodeo, will take place Friday July 4.

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<html>  <head>  </head>  <body>    <div align="right"><i>Photo by Gary DeVon</i>    </div>    <p>    </p>    <p>    Darlene Owyn stands beside one of the garden features at the lakeside home she and her late-husband Allan purcha

Darlene Owyn is Chesaw 4th of July Rodeo Grand Marshal

CHESAW – “Flabbergasted” that’s how Darlene Owyn said she felt when Mary Ellen Fields said they wanted her to be Grand Marshal at this year’s Chesaw Fourth of July Rodeo.

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<html>  <head>  </head>  <body>    <p align="right"><i>Photo by Gary DeVon</i>    </p>    <p>    Kally Ray, age 8 and Noni Alley, age 7, won the water balloon toss. Their balloon seemed indestructible whether it was caught or bo

Much to do at Molson Midsummer Festival

MOLSON – There were probably fewer people inside the Grange Hall and the Old School Museum this year, but that could be because it was so nice outside and there was so much to do.

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<p align="right"><i> Photo by Gary DeVon</i></p><p>Okanogan County Superior Court Judge Jack Burchard.</p>

Superior Court Judge Burchard talks about case load

OROVILLE – Okanogan County Superior Court Judge Jack Burchard came to speak with Oroville’s Chamber of Commerce about the court’s mission, as well as the successes being seen in “Drug Court.”

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