Bernard Joseph Laurie was born Feb. 14, 1926 in Juneau, Alaska to A. Melvin and Hildegarde Lorz Laurie and died April 1, 2010 in Tonasket, from complications that began with a fall in February.
Longtime Okanogan County resident Bob Sims, 79, of Loomis passed away on March 31, 2010 after a battle with cancer.
Elizabeth A. Wilson died March 19, 2010 of liver failure at the age of 68.
Mildred ‘Millie’ Enger, of Oroville, died peacefully on Thursday, March 18, 2010 in Tonasket at the age of 94.
Jacqueline ‘Jackie’ Lind, age 70 of Tonasket, died on Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at her home in Tonasket.
Leonard M. Schweitzer died on March 9, 2010 at the age of 66 after a long battle with cancer.
Everett Guy Vance, 94, of Tonasket, passed away Dec. 29, 2009, at the Wenatchee Valley Hospital, following complications from the return of prostate cancer treated previously in 1996.
Joy O’Neil Sevy, born July 13, 1926, passed away on Feb. 22, 2010. He was raised in Palo Alto, Calif. where he fell in love with and married Alberta J. Upton. In 1962 they moved to a ranch in Christian Valley of British Columbia, then to Penticton and lastly Osoyoos
It with great sorrow that I announce the loss of my sweetheart and good friend to many people in Oroville, Shirley Jean Clark.
Our beloved Mildred Steele passed away on March 2, 2010 at Regency Manor in Chelan, Wash. She was born in a wagon on June 17, 1924 in Vernon, B.C. to Joseph Richard Marchand and Julia Tonasket.
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