Lynn D. Rainsberry

Lynn D. Rainsberry, a resident of Echo, and former resident of Pendleton, Ore. died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2007 in the Good Shepherd Hospital in Hermiston, Ore. He was 70 years-old.

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John E. Andrist

John E. Andrist, former Omak Chronicle owner-publisher and community leader, who in his final years inspired many by his determination to overcome severe disabilities after a stroke, died of respiratory failure at his home in Omak Sept. 25. He was 75.

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Justin A. Reese

Justin A. Reese, age 19 of Oroville, went to be with his heavenly Father on Oct. 6, 2007 due to a car accident near Loomis.

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Joan Jean McAlister

Joan Jean McAlister passed away on Aug. 19, 2007 and was entered into rest on Aug. 24, 2007 in Warrenton, Virginia.

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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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