Beatrice Stetz, 95, of Oroville, formerly of Brier, Wash. passed away Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010 with two of her daughters, Frances and Viola, by her side.
Dorothy Brattain, age 89, died on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010 at Franklin Hills Health Center in Spokane.
Lorraine M. Maki, age 85, of Oroville died on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010 at North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket.
Dorthyan Lund, age 92, passed away on Nov. 26, 2009 in Sammamish, Wash. She was born in Portland, Ore. to Florence and James W. Ethington on May 24, 1917.
Thelma G. Blackmore, age 68, of Oroville died on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009 at her home in Oroville.
Neal went home to the Lord on Nov. 7, 2009 at the age of 57 after battling lung disease and cancer.
Neal Keithley was born in Tonasket on June 13, 1952. Neal was raised in Tonasket graduating from Tonasket High School in 1971. After high school Neal continued to reside in Tonasket. He served in the Washington National Guard from 1971 through 1977 obtaining the rank of Sgt. E-5.
Robert ‘Bob’ Bee Monroe, age 70, of Tonasket died on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009 at North Valley Hospital in Tonasket. He was born on Jan. 13, 1939 in Marietta, Okla. to parents Claude and Audrey Monroe. Bob moved to Tonasket in 1974 where he resided with his wife and daughter. He worked at North Valley Hospital for 30 years.
A gathering in celebration of the life of Chris MacFarland will be held on Saturday, Nov. 7 at 2 p.m. at the Tonasket Senior Center.
Roxy Ann (Mattix) Cox was born July 31, 1962 and passed away Oct. 13, 2009.
Clara Louise Grace died peacefully at North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket on Sept. 25, 2009.
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