William Albert Grunst

Bill was called to heaven to join his wife, Liz, just short of what would have been their 62nd wedding anniversary this month. Raised in Marcus and Evans, Washington,,,

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County Health confirms 13 cases of whooping cough

OKANOGAN – Okanogan County Public Health has 13 confirmed cases of Pertussis (whooping cough) in the Oroville, Tonasket and Omak area.

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Mildred B. Thayer

Mildred B. Thayer was born August 10, 1921 in Seattle, Washington to Daniel A. Knowlton and Blanche E. Knowlton of Auburn, Washington.

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Tonasket Police Chief and Reserve Officer fired by Tonasket Mayor

TONASKET- The Tonasket Civil Service Commission held a special meeting today, Dec. 17, to discuss the sudden termination of Chief Darin Odegaard and Reserve Officer John Cruz.

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Hornet Wrestlers earn Championship at Okanogan Invitational

OKANOGAN , The Oroville Hornet Wrestling team earned championship honors at the Okanogan Invite on Saturday, Dec. 8, with four Hornet finalists bringing home individual honors.

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John L. Lawson

On November 26, 2018, at 8:15 p.m., the Lord sent his angels to take John home. John was born August 18, 1929, to Thomas Fredrick and De’Lacey Lawson in Elkland, Missouri and had six siblings. John came to Oroville in the mid-1940s and began working in the orchards. He left Oroville for a short time [...]

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Barbara Elaine Morrison

Barbara Elaine Morrison (Hill), 74, of Wenatchee, passed away surrounded by her loving family, Wednesday 21 of November 2018, after a courageous 4-year battle with breast cancer. Barb was born in Tonasket to Harold and Annie (Wilson) Hill on August 29, 1944.

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Betty Hall Stewart

Betty L. Baldwin-Meese-Hart-Hall-Stewart, age 89, of Oroville died on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at Regency of Omak. She was born September 2, 1929 in Healdsburg, California to parents Alvie and Letha Baldwin.

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New pharmacy coming to Tonasket in 2019

TONASKET — Just when Tonasket thought it was going to be without a pharmacy after Roy’s Pharmacy, a decades long institution, shuttered its doors, word comes that in the spring or summer of 2019 a new pharmacy will be opening.

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Premium collection for Paid Family and Medical Leave program starts Jan. 1, 2019

OLYMPIA – Premium collection for Washington’s new Paid Family and Medical Leave program is set to begin on Jan. 1, 2019.

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

911 Calls & Jail Bookings
Monday, Nov. 19, 2018
Theft on Old Hwy. 97 near Okanogan.

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