Demo Derby gets ready to rumble in Tonasket

TONASKET – If the sights and sounds of roaring engines and ripping metal are your thing, the Tonasket Demolition Derby is the place to be this Sunday, Aug. 31.

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<p class=MsoNormal align=right style='text-align:right'><i>Photo by Gary A.DeVon</i></p><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman";'>            EdNaillon is Oroville’s newest council member. He expressed an interest infillin

Ed Naillon appointed to Oroville City Council

OROVILLE – Ed Naillon, an Oroville High School teacher, was sworn in as Oroville’s newest city council member at the ruling body’s Aug. 18 meeting.

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Oroville School District will soon begin search for new superintendent

OROVILLE – With Dr. Ernie Bartelson planning on retiring after one more year as superintendent, the Oroville School Board will start the process of finding his replacement in the upcoming months.

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Thomas (Tom) Richard Teas

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.

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Ursula M. Catlin, Webber, Allen

Ursula M. Catlin, Webber, Allen, 93 of Tonasket, Wash. died Aug. 13, 2008 at the Tonasket hospital.

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<p align="right"><em>Photo by Gary DeVon</em></p><p>    Bill Nicholson on the balcony of his 100 year-old house on 16th Ave in Oroville. Nicholson has been refurbishing his home for 21 years. He and his wife Jessica hosted peopl

Historic Samson house opened to tours during Heritage Days

OROVILLE – It isn’t just Oroville celebrating its centennial, the historic Samson home, built in 1908 turned 100 years-old and was opened to the public during Heritage Days last weekend.

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<div align="right"><em>Photo by Gary DeVon</em></div><p></p><p>    Ellen Newton awards Mike Mulholland his first place championship ribbon for winning the Slow Tractor Race driving his 1962 Ford.</p>

Tractors race and crawl in Heritage Days Tractor Show

OROVILLE – The Okanogan Borderlands Historical Society sponsored an antique tractor show and race on Saturday, Aug. 16 in conjunction with this year’s Heritage Days.

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Minqua (Joyce) Martineau

Minqua (Joyce) Martineau

Minqua (Joyce) Martineau died Friday, Aug. 1 of complication from pneumonia at Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane, Wash.

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Jacqueline Deloris Birch

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.

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Lillian Virginia Ewalt

Lillian Virginia Ewalt, 85, of Tonasket, passed away on Friday, Aug. 1, 2008. She had been a Tonasket resident for the last nine years.

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Shauneen (Sicks) Wheeler

Shauneen (Sicks) Wheeler

Shauneen (Sicks) Wheeler – loving wife and partner, mother, daughter, aunt, cousin, niece and friend. Born in Bremerton, Wash. July 16, 1954.

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