On Aug. 18, 2008, Tom was called home to the Lord following an accident south of Pateros. He was born on Oct. 31, 1945 to Amos and Mary (Beale) Teas at St. Martin’s Hospital in Tonasket.
Ursula M. Catlin, Webber, Allen, 93 of Tonasket, Wash. died Aug. 13, 2008 at the Tonasket hospital.
Minqua (Joyce) Martineau died Friday, Aug. 1 of complication from pneumonia at Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane, Wash.
Jacqueline Deloris Birch was born on Feb. 25, 1930 and passed away on Aug. 5, 2008. She rejoins her husband of 51 years, Lyle, who passed away on May 7, 1999.
Lillian Virginia Ewalt, 85, of Tonasket, passed away on Friday, Aug. 1, 2008. She had been a Tonasket resident for the last nine years.
Shauneen (Sicks) Wheeler – loving wife and partner, mother, daughter, aunt, cousin, niece and friend. Born in Bremerton, Wash. July 16, 1954.
Patsy R. Wisener, age 79 of Oroville, died on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008 at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee.
Elenore L. Rampley, 89, of Tonasket passed away suddenly at North Valley Hospital on Aug. 7, 2008. She was born on April 5, 1919 in Westby, Wis. to Ole and Hilda (Nedrud) Pederson.
Donald R. “Dick” Harkness, 80, of Oroville died Friday, July 18, 2008 in Wenatchee.
Julia F. Cottrell, 80 of Omak, Wash. died at Park Place Assisted Living on July 21, 2008.
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