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Pellet gun leads to Tonasket Schools lockdown | updated

Updated 10:05 p.m.
TONASKET – Devin Martinez, Aan 18-year-old Tonasket Hhigh Sschool student, is in custody after being spotted on the Tonasket High School campus with what turned out to be a pellet gun, causing a district-wide lockdown for nearly an hour on Thursday, Oct. 24.

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Tonasket homecoming week

Tigers fall to Quincy in Friday homecoming game TONASKET – Quincy plays a close-to-the-vest, grind-it-out brand of football that isn’t spectacular, but gives an opponent few chances to take advantage of self-inflicted wounds. Tonasket hung with the Jackrabbits for awhile, but Quincy physically hammered on the smaller Tigers until Tonasket made its own set of [...]

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Tigers slug it out with Okanogan

OKANOGAN – Tonasket’s football team wouldn’t necessarily figure to compete with the only remaining unbeaten Caribou Trail League squad. But compete the Tigers did, staying within a touchdown of the Bulldogs well into the third quarter before falling in a hard-hitting contest, 35-14. Trailing 20-7 at the half, the Tigers opened the third quarter with [...]

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Brewster wins defensive battle with Tigers

BREWSTER – Playing outstanding defense for one half wasn’t enough to save Tonasket’s Caribou Trail League football opener on Friday, Sept. 20. The Tigers, playing a fired up Brewster squad celebrating its homecoming, didn’t match the Bears’ energy or focus in the first half while falling behind 21-7. An inspired defensive performance kept Brewster pinned [...]

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Tigers hang on to beat Kettle

TONASKET - Tonasket’s defense kept Kettle Falls at bay for nearly all of Friday’s contest, and an offense that sputter in the second half picked up a pair of key first downs in the final minutes as the Tigers held off the Bulldogs 13-7. Kettle Falls had the ball at its own 28 with 4:15 to [...]

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Tonasket blitzes Bridgeport in opener

BRIDGEPORT – It’s tough to predict how a team will play in its first game of the season, even if it’s against an opponent that on paper should be overmatched. Tonasket’s football team didn’t look past Bridgeport in their Friday, Sept. 6, debut, scoring three times on their first six offensive plays and rolling to [...]

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Fall is coming; football is here

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Tonasket FFA to host annual barbecue, dessert auction

  TONASKET – The Tonasket FFA Alumni and friends will be hosting its annual barbecue on Thursday, Aug. 15, at 6:00 p.m. at the Tonasket Rodeo Grounds, followed by a dessert auction. All are welcome to the annual fundraiser for FFA activities – not just FFA alumni. Desirae Coe, president of the Tonasket FFA Alumni, [...]

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Tonasket, Oroville sports sign-ups

Tonasket on Aug. 15; Oroville on Aug. 20 Tonasket On Thursday, Aug. 15, Tonasket High School will be having its Fall Sports Registration Blitz starting at 6:00 p.m. Parent and coaches meetings begin at 6:00. Required paperwork and fees will be collected at that the conclusion of the meetings. Players are welcome to attend with [...]

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Jack Black

Jack was here

TONASKET – Jack Black’s Tonasket-area connections are not exactly a secret.

Nor was his vacation here last week as the well known actor/musician and his family didn’t exactly hunker down and hide during his visit. Black, his wife Tanya and young sons Sammy and Tommy, while visiting dad and stepmom Tom and Linda Black, took in plenty of the area, from buying fireworks at the stand in the TVBRC parking lot, fishing, causing a bit of a stir while grocery shopping at Grant’s and consuming a pizza with his family (and a reporter) at the Tonasket Pizza Company.

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