John Zarieki

John F. Zarieki, 76, of Bremerton, Wash. died Sept. 24, 2007 at Harrison Medical Center. He was born in New Suffolk, Long Island on April 16, 1931.

On June 5, 1954 he married Josephine Schiano in Los Angeles, Calif.

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Tigers gain confidence against Cascade

TONASKET – The Tonasket Tigers played one of the top teams in the state at last Friday’s homecoming game and despite a 36-13 loss to Cascade came away with some positive lessons.

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Roy Stotts

Community loses ‘Mr. Tonasket,’ Roy Stotts

TONASKET – If there’s a heaven, paved streets of gold now have Roy Stotts behind the grader.

Stotts, an active community volunteer in city government and numerous Tonasket civic and public safety organizations, died of natural causes on Oct. 2. He was 85.

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Oroville man dies in tragic rollover accident

LOOMIS – A 19 year-old Oroville man was killed late Saturday evening, Oct. 6, when the vehicle he was riding in rolled over an embankment near Loomis about one-half mile up Wannacut Lake road.

Justin A. Reese was fatally injured and the driver of the car and another passenger were both transported to North Valley Hospital in Tonasket, according to Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers.

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Dress for Success

Dress for Success

Oroville Business Leadership Class students chose Friday Sept. 28 as their first “Dress for Success” day.

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Tiger senior quarterback Sean Timmerman looks to create yardage at midfield against Brewster on Friday night. Despite a scoreless second half, the Bears beat Tonasket 21-13.

Bears outlast Tigers for aerial win Friday

TONASKET – Brewster used aerial dominance taking a 21-13 first half lead while the Tigers couldn’t convert scoring opportunities when they had to.

After a scoreless second half defensive struggle, the Bears made their victory stand up, walking away with a road win and their second Caribou Trail League victory.

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Ethel J. Finley

Ethel J. Finley, 90, of Marysville, Wash. passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2007 at Sacred Heart Adult Home in Marysville.

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Willa Virginia Petty

Willa Petty has gone to that great garden in the sky. Willa passed away quietly on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2007 in Kirkland, Wash.

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Don’t want to be shortest or slowest

Dear editor,

“Here is a bare tail”

“Says Dennis the Menace” Grizzlies are carnivorous: flesh and blood “yours” when they evolve in the spring: look at the pictures in Aug. 23 Gazette, that’s flesh. He said lots of feed in the Pasayten; said they did a study on whole $$, and I was told I was a troublemaker, so were Lewis and Clark, Davy Crockett, etc., now Bill Petry.

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Hold your head up and don’t be afraid

Dear editor,

I don’t know if I’ll actually send this letter in as it’s being typed out of basically emotion; but if you are reading it, then I guess I sent it in. Gee, that’s logical isn’t it?

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Community Bulletin Board 1

Local food banks

OROVILLE – The Oroville food bank operates every Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., excluding holidays, in the basement of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. For more information, call Jeff Austin at 476-3978 or Jessica Lakey at 476-3817.

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