School Levy pulls ahead, city EMS closes gap

OKANOGAN – The second ballot count of the Nov. 6 General Election has breathed new life into Tonasket School District’s Capital Levy request as the ballots cast in favor of the proposition have slighty edged ahead of those that were against.

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Bobby Ross Watkins

Bobby Ross Watkins, age 43, passed away August 16, 2018 after a long illness. Bob lived most of his life in Oroville, Washington…

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Lottie E Watkins

Lottie E Watkins, age 62, passed away suddenly in her sleep on June 21, 2018 while visiting her terminally ill son in Arkansas. Lottie lived in Oroville most of her adult life…

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Stage 1 burn ban called for Okanogan County

YAKIMA – A ban on outdoor burning and the use of uncertified stoves and fireplaces begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, in Okanogan County due to poor air quality in the region. Restrictions on burning will continue until further notice.

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La Berta Ruth Henry

La Berta Ruth Henry was born on February 4,1948 and passed away on October 25, 2018. She went to Oroville schools and graduated in 1966.

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OKMTA Student Music Recital at Tonasket Commons

TONASKET – Piano and String music students will use costumes to illustrate their pieces at a free public recital Saturday, November 19, 3 PM at Tonasket High School Commons. Their teachers are members of the Okanogan County Music Teachers Association (OKMTA).

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Detro leading Bull for Commissioner’s seat

OKANOGAN – Incumbent Okanogan County Commissioner Jim Detro is leading the ballot for Position 3 against challenger Salley Bull in the first ballot count of today’s General Election.

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IRIS to host ninth annual NCW Community Success Summit in Pateros

WENATCHEE – The Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship (IRIS) will showcase success stories from across the region when it teams up with partners to convene the ninth annual NCW Community Success Summit in Pateros on Thursday, Nov. 15. “Pateros Strong” is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Pateros school gym.

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OHA presents: Local Loon Tales a Highland Wonders event with Dan and Ginger Poleschook

TONASKET – On Friday, Nov. 2, Dan and Ginger Poleschook will return to the Highland Wonders education series to update our community on how our local loons have fared in the seven years since the Poleschook’s last presentation in Tonasket.

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

911 Calls & Jail Bookings
Monday, Oct. 22, 2018
Welfare check on Cayuse Mountain Rd. near Tonasket.

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Jessie Teresa Browning Marks

Jessie Teresa Browning Marks passed away peacefully Wednesday October 17, 2018 in Wenatchee after a lengthy battle with dementia.

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