Randy K. Wheat, age 49, of Oroville passed away on Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at Central Washington Hospital, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Paul “Tubes” Christensen died at his home in Oroville on Monday, May 19, 2008. He was born on December 18, 1953, in Tonasket to Oscar and Evelyn Christensen.
Dale Sparber, Mayor of the City of Omak, died at Mid-Valley Hospital on May 22, 2008.
Vivian Becky Hayworth, age 75, of Oroville passed away on Wednesday, May 7, 2008 at home in Oroville.
Robert ‘Robbie’ W. Westover III, born Aug. 27, 1960 to Robert W. Westover Jr. and Susan S. Westover, died April 29, 2008.
Brady Cooper Freeman, 21, of Tonasket, was born on July 16, 1986 in Omak. Brady passed away on April 25, 2008 as the result of a tragic car accident, which also took the life of his girlfriend, Jocelyn Denham.
Sheryl Lynn Verbeck, age 53, of Tonasket passed away peacefully, after a long battle with cancer, at the North Valley Hospital in Tonasket surrounded by family and friends.
Fredrick Joe Hardenburgh died on April 11, 2008 at Sunbridge Care Center in Moses Lake, Wash. as a result of complications from diabetes and kidney disease.
Patricia “Pat” Ann Finley, 68, of Oroville entered into heaven on Tuesday, April 8, 2008 at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee after a brave and continuing battle with diabetes.
John Beedle, of Oroville, died on April 7, 2008 in Oroville. He was born on April 26, 1955 in Oceanside, Calif. to parents Cliff and Delores Beedle.
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