Patrick Shane York died Feb. 27, 2011 while trying to save his mother from their burning home in Orting, Wash. Neighbors found and saved his mother, but he died in the blaze. He was born June 2, 1964 in Tonasket to Fred and Beverly Harrington York.
Wayne Michael Cumbo, 55, of Oroville passed away Feb. 26. Wayne was born to Howard and Byrdie (Thrasher) Cumbo Dec. 4, 1955 in Tonasket. He lived in Oroville all his life and graduated from Oroville High School in 1975.
Colleen Anne Sherlock of Tonasket, died suddenly on Feb. 19, 2011.
Dorothy Ann Hayden, 82, of Oroville passed away peacefully on the early morning of Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011 at the Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee.
Gary J. Allen, 77, of Oroville passed away on Monday, Feb. 14, 2011 at the North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket.
Christina Kiesecker, 56, of Pateros was born on Sept. 29, 1954 in Tonasket, to Richard and Grace Margret Kiesecker.
Brian Welander passed away Feb. 7, 2011 in Molson.
Juanita Caroline ‘Tootsie’ Krusoff, age 72, passed away on Friday, Feb. 11, 2011 at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane. She was born on July 1, 1938 in Springfield, Mo. to Jack and Hazel Pittsley.
Lawson Ernest Cook, age 62, of Tonasket passed away peacefully at home on Jan. 6, 2011 after a long fight against his cancer.
Mary Cannaday was born Oct. 12, 1929 in Rogers, Ark., to Howard and Mae Rounds. She entered into Eternal Joy and Peace on Jan. 30, 2011 at 10:50 p.m. at the North Valley Convalescent Center where she has resided since her illness.
Poll of the Week
Should the Oroville School Board have renewed OHS Social Studies Teacher Ryan Frazier's Contract
- Yes, he has made a change in students' lives and got them excited about school (46%, 64 Votes)
- Yes, the board should have gone with Principal Kristin Sarmiento's evaluation and recommendation (25%, 35 Votes)
- I don't have enough information to say one way or another (16%, 22 Votes)
- Yes, with the understanding he address Supt. Steve Quick's concerns (14%, 19 Votes)
- No, the issue went through the superintendent and board and should be dropped there (9%, 13 Votes)
- No, we elect local school boards to make these sorts of decisions for us (8%, 11 Votes)
- No, Supt. Steve Quick recommended the first-year probationary teacher's contract not be renewed (5%, 7 Votes)
Total Voters: 140