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Oroville’s May, June weekends to be much more active than in recent years
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OROVILLE - It promises to be a busy summer in Oroville, and the city’s Chamber of Commerce won’t even be waiting until summer officially begins for things to get underway. Though the May Festival weekend isn’t officially a Chamber event, the organization does participate on a number of fronts and is seeking volunteers, said President Clyde Andrews at the Thursday, April 11, Chamber meeting. The barbeque is the Chamber’s big part to play on Saturday, May 10. “The idea is to make money,” said Sandy Andrews. “It used to be for insurance to pay for our events. But we’re going to step it up a notch and add to our scholarship fund which has diminished.” Workers are needed on Friday to prepare the meat; on Saturday, to set up the tables at the high school (8-10 a.m.), serve the food (11-1), then for takedown (2-3 p.m.). “For most it’s an hour or two,” she said. “We’re not hiring out for anyone to help us out. We’re keeping the money for ourselves for the scholarship fund.” Clyde Andrews said that the Chamber, which in recent years has contributed $500 to the scholarship fund, is hoping to at least double that amount.
Eric y Encarnacion, who have proven to be wildly popular during previous visits to the Community Cultural Center of Tonasket in previous years, again dazzled more than 100 admirers Saturday, April 12 at the CCC with their latin Flamenco performance. The CCC will have two more events this weekend: a drum circle led by Mike Stenberg on Friday at 6:00 p.m., and a reggae/world music performance by Adrian Xavier & Friends on Saturday at 7:00. Brent Baker/staff photos
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Kylee Davis May Queen 2014 Bethany Roley is May Festival Princess
games, babysitting, hanging out with friends, volunteering, and I just recently have been enjoying bowling. I have four brothers and three sisters. My parents are Nina Davis and Ray Davis. I’m really happy I have my mom, dad and his wife Teresa to support me in this exciting journey! I am also excited to be representing Oroville as May Day Queen with Princess Bethany Roley. This is going to be a fun year, and I hope everyone is there to enjoy May Day with us this year.
OROVILLE – This year Kylee Davis, daughter of Ray and Nina Davis, will be crowned Oroville’s May Festival Queen. She will serve with fellow OHS junior Bethany Roley, daughter of Ross and Nysa Roley, as May Festival Princess. The young ladies will serve as royalty during all the activities that surround May Festival including riding on the community float. They will also represent the community at other parades and festivals throughout the region. The two Oroville High School Juniors volunteered as the 2014 royalty, with Kylee stepping forward as queen and Bethany agreeing to be her court. While normally the royalty candidates submit their bios and thoughts on Oroville’s big festival in February, this year it is a little different and their bios follow.
Queen Kylee Davis
Hi. My name is Kylee Davis. I am 17-years-old and I am a junior at Oroville High School. I have lived in Oroville almost my whole life. I attended Tonasket Schools until seventh grade, when I transferred to the Oroville School district. I didn’t know about May Day until I transferred schools and I thought it was a really fun idea. Last year I was Sophomore Class Princess and I really enjoyed it, so I decided to run for May Festival Queen this year.
When chosen as your May Festival Queen I was really excited because May Day is a huge deal in our community. May Day is a weekend when everyone’s families come together to watch the parade and other festivities. Going to the parade with my family is something that I have done since I was little, and I always wanted to be up there on that beautiful float. Representing our community is an honor, I get to show how our community comes together to help do something amazing. My hobbies are reading, playing board
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My name is Bethany Roley. I am 17-years-old and a junior at Oroville High School. My parents are Ross and Neysa Roley. I have a very large family, two brothers, two sisters and also four half sisters, a step sister and step brother. My family moved to Oroville more than 10 years ago and we have loved living here. I grew up watching the May Festival parade and wishing I was a Princess. Now my wish has come true! I am very honored to be representing the city of Oroville as your 2014 May Festival Princess. Queen Kylee and I have a full schedule of parades and events to go to this Summer. Our purpose will be to represent our city and citizens around the state. I am looking forward to the fun times and memories we will make together. Our first parade will be the Apple Blossom parade in Wenatchee. The next weekend will be our own May Day Festival with Coronation Friday night and parade Saturday morning. We will
Princess Bethany Roley also visit Spokane, Moses Lake, Omak and many other cities. Between parades we will be meeting with many civic organizations in town. At school I am involved with many activities including cheerleading, FBLA (I’m heading to state this year!), year book staff, etc. I am also active with my church youth group. I work during the summer and like to babysit. When I graduate I am planning on going to school to be a radiology technician and hope to start my own family one day.
TONASKET - North Valley Hospital CEO Linda Michel shared with the NVH Board of Commissioners that she and others who attended a county-wide hospital/health care confab at the behest of the Okanogan County Commissioners a couple of months ago have been asked to attend another hospital committee meeting on April 30. “The items on the agenda are to identify what we can do as three hospitals, what do we want to accomplish, how do we engage the public and is a survey needed,, Michel said. “We’re going to set monthly meeting times and at the bottom they have asked if anyone has ever done a study considering combining all three hospitals; and if so bring that to the meeting.” Michel also mentioned media reports that architectural plans already exist for a new $80 million hospital in Omak. “Who paid for these plans?” asked Commissioner Dick Larson. “That is significant ... divide the number of taxpayers (in the county) into 80 million and see what you come up with.” Michel said she had been researching hospital collaborative work since the last meeting, particularly work being done by a far-flung group of west-side hospitals that mostly involves sharing some
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Rally at the Border The Chamber is organizing a new blues festival centered around the annual Run for the Border event, May 17-18, that brings hundreds of motorcycle enthusiasts into town. “They come up to town, eat lunch, turn around and leave,” said Pastime Bar and Grill owner Vicki Hinze. “Last year they came into the Pastime, ate lunch and two hours later they were gone. “We have all of these people here; now we have to get them to stay.” The motorcycle run, in its 12th year and sponsored by the Columbia River HOG, will arrive in Oroville at about 1:00 p.m. Blues bands will be playing in Deep Bay Park from 2-10 p.m. There also are barrel tastings going on at local wineries, a cruise-in car show by the North Country Car Club at Gold Digger Park on Main Street, and a postfestival jam session at Pastime starting at 10 a.m. Tickets for the 21-and-over festival cost $20 online or in advance, or $25 the day of the event; tent camping at Deep Bay Park is $10. “People don’t just have to hang out at the blues fest,” Hinze said of the other events going on at the same time. “They can come and go. The more we can do here on Main Street so people know the town is alive, the better.” More information (as well as ticket purchase capacity) is at www.rallyattheborderbluesfest. com.
The cause of a fire that completely destroyed a residence last Monday afternoon belonging to Peggy Reese, near the Oroville’s Dorothy Scott Airport, was still under investigation, according to Oroville Fire Chief Rod Noel. The call was reported at 3:46 p.m. and four fire trucks – the ladder truck, two pumpers and a tender, as well as an ambulance, responded to the scene. Although no one was at home at the time of the fire two of Reese’s dogs perished in the flames, said Noel. Gary DeVon/staff photos
HOSPITAL | FROM A1 administrative and grant-writing tasks. “I am anxious to go down on the 30th,” she said. “Right now I’m (also) taking the population of each county, how many hospitals, how many Critical Access Hospitals, how many general hospitals, and how many beds they have. I’m hoping to extract something from that that is meaningful once I get it all together.” The memo listed a number of suggested committee members, including hospital leadership, officials from Lifeline, EMS Fire District, Public Health District, doctors, the public, and Okanogan County Commissioner Shelah Kennedy. The April 30 meeting
Oroville Chamber sets up Relief Fund Mud slide victims in Oso first on list The Gazette-Tribune
OROVILLE - The Oroville Chamber of Commerce has opened up a new account at Sterling Bank that will receive funds donated to help a designated community in need. “Our first community is Oso and those affected by the Oso mudslide,” said Chamber President Clyde Andrews. “The board will once a month send any money’s collected into this fund to a trustworthy charity working with the designated community.” The organization plans to designate only one community at a time and all donations given to this fund will be passed along to the charity. “The intent of this fund is to provide locals, especially those who deal in cash, a trustworthy way to give to a specific need. It is not the intent of the Chamber to ‘raise funds’ for a designated community, only to provide a way for people to give,” said Andrews. Cash donations can be made at the Oroville Branch of the Sterling Bank. Local businesses are encouraged to receive cash donations that they can then deposit into this account. Those with questions can contact Andrews at 509-476-3684 (The Camaray Motel).
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will be held in the County Commissioners Hearing Room, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Organ/tissue donations Emily Gotti of LifeCenter Northwest and Mike Meyer of Sightlife presented information about issues involved with donating organs, tissue and (in Meyer’s case) corneas, primarily in ensuring that there is adequate communication with family members regarding one’s wishes. Gotti said those interested in making such a donation should make sure that their families are aware of their wishes. More information, as well as the ability to register as a donor, can be found online at donatelifetoday.com.
Other notes • As of the Thursday meeting, the hospital warrants (loan debt to Okanogan County) stood at $466,222. • The hospital district will be hosting a surplus sale Thursday, April 24, 1:00-6:00 p.m. at the McDaniel storage facility behind the Tonasket Rodeo Grounds south of town. • North Valley Hospital will be among a number of public safety entities participating in a disaster drill centered around a Tonasket School District mock-up of an incident on April 29. The Board of Commissioners next meets on Thursday, April 24.
Lake Osoyoos Grand Slam Bud Clark Field will be the location of an international baseball tournament being organized by the Discover Oroville committee (the Chamber committee tasked with focusing on tourism) on Saturday, June 21. “One of our main assets is that beautiful lake,” said Lisa McCoy of Veranda Beach Resort, which is coordinating the event. “We’ve been trying to market that and use that. “We’re trying to get the Canadian team players, and Seattle and Spokane area teams so they can come and stay and spend their dollars locally. ... to grow Oroville.” As she noted, the lake is heavily marketed on the Canadian side of the border. “We need to ‘own’ our part of
the lake,” she said. As for the tournament, McCoy said it will feature both U.S. and Canadian teams competing for cash prizes. There are plans for food vendors, a beer garden and a Saturday barbeque at Veranda Beach for players and others who wish to attend. Spectators may attend at no charge, she said. “The city is happy because they have invested a lot of money in Bud Clark Field,” McCoy said. “They want to invest more and the only way they will do that is if we use it.”
Jet skis The following weekend, June 28-29, Oroville hosts the Lake Osoyoos Cup, organized by the Northwest Jet Sports Association, at Deep Bay Park. Events will include an “autocross” type race around buoys on the lake alongside Deep Bay Park, an endurance race to at least the Canadian Border (and possibly as far as Haynes Point, if all comes together), and stunts with Jet Skis over a wave created by a pair of wake boats. The course will be set up by professional Jet Ski racers and course designers Ian Benson and Aaron Newport. “Anybody can participate,” said Raleigh Chinn. “We’ll have days of racing on Saturday and Sunday in Deep Bay Park. We know there will be camping. There will be two days of racing; three different kinds of events. “At a minimum we’re looking at 75 race teams, averaging 1.25 runs per night. We expect 20-25 percent participation from Canada and should generate 40-50 ‘new room nights.’ “ “The beauty with this is all we have to do is host it and they bring their people,” Andrews said. “Also as opposed to the hydro races, locals can participate too, not just those coming from outside.” More information is at http://
July 4 To top it off, Andrews said, the Chamber is looking to expand Independence Day celebrations to include more than just fireworks, which will themselves be expanded. “This has basically been done by a couple of guys who are now tired of going after the money (for the fireworks),” Andrews said. “We’ve stepped in to help make it a bigger event....We’re hoping to spend $10,000 (double what has been spent in the past) for a different mix of fireworks. “We want to make it a day event at Deep Bay Park, so people can hang out until the event with vendors and activities. ... We have the option of getting this lot, and shuttle service from Prince’s down there so we can get more people enjoying this.” Andrews said that Leah Colbert is handling most of the organization for that event. “We’re even hoping to add an international boat parade,” Andrews said. And maybe ... Andrews added that a “South of the Border” could be in the works as well, for the weekend in September following the Okanogan County Fair. “The Mexican-American population in the city of Oroville is 20 percent,” Andrews said. “It’s the highest percentage on the stretch of the US-Canadian border. Our name is Spanish, after all. “It will start out small and we’ll see what we can do to create an event that starts out as just a Saturday event, hit the vendors, mariachi bands. (Andrews’) Camaray Motel may even start a bed racing contest that day. It has the potential to be a week-long festival. “We have beautiful weather that time of year, but after Labor Day it seems like you can hear crickets.”
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OROVILLE - Recognizing the importance of keeping youth in agriculture, and that the best candidates have rural roots and understand the industry on a personal level, Gold Digger Apples, Inc. is offering up to four scholarships totaling $2,000 to qualifying students. Who can apply? High school seniors attending Oroville, Tonasket, Omak or Okanogan School Districts who are planning to attend a college, university or trade school. Preference will be given to: • Students who plan to serve their communities in the agriculture field; • Students who have family affiliated with Gold Digger; • Students from a family
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Looking for donations for Egg Hunt OROVILLE – The Oroville Eagles Auxiliary and OHS senior Emily Viveros are preparing for the annual community Easter Egg Hunt. Toward that end the Auxiliary and Viveros, who chose the community event as her senior project, are looking for donations of eggs and cash for the hunt. They say any donation would be greatly appreciated. All donations can be dropped off at the Eagles Hall. Eggs that are brought after Wednesday, April 16 should be pre-boiled and colored. The Easter Egg Hunt will take place Saturday, April 19 at Oroville’s Osoyoos Lake Veterans Memorial Park (the former State Park) starting at 10 a.m. sharp.
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The world eagerly awaited the arrival of Monday night’s “Blood Moon” - referred to up until this week as a lunar eclipse that for some reason turned into a pseudo-apocalyptic sensation in the media. Reporter Brent Baker eagerly awaited the eclipse with his telescope, but alas, as other would-be eclipse-gazers in the Okanogan Valley discovered, there was no Moon (bloody or otherwise) to be seen through a thick layer of clouds. Through the magic of Facebook, Brent reconnected with childhood buddy Daryl Jamgotchian (they haven’t seen each other in person for more than 20 years), who put him out of his astronomical misery by sharing this photo he took in Sunnyvale, CA. The star Spica is the bright spot to the right of the Moon.
Leah Mc Cormack, Okanogan County Treasurer, would like to remind all taxpayers 2014 first half property taxes and irrigation assessments are due and must be postmarked by Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
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TONASKET - The Community Cultural Center of Tonasket will have a Friday night coffee house featuring Mike Stensberg from Omak. He has recently formed the group, Okanogan County Hand Drummers group and will be hosting this event at 6:00 p.m., Friday April 18. This is a free event with refreshments available by donation to the CCC. Some extra hand percussion instruments will be available, or bring your own drums and instruments to join in the fun. “If you think that you don’t have a beat, put your hand on your heart.” Adrian Xavier from Seattle with roots in the Okanogan Valley, will be performing at the Community Cultural Center on Sat. April 19 for an Earth Day cel"Everyone
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CHESAW - A group of almost a dozen folks met in Chesaw on Sunday, April 5 to discuss Initiative 1329, and gather signatures to place the initiative on November’s ballot. This initiative has come about because of the concerns of citizens over the influence on our political process by undocumented campaign spending of corporations, unions, or non-profit organizations. The ballot measure summary reads: “This measure would state that recent rulings by the United States Supreme Court that address limits on government
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power to regulate political contributions necessitate amendment of the federal Constitution. The measure would urge Washington’s Congressional delegation to propose amending the Constitution to propose amendments to clarify that Constitutional rights, including rights to free speech, apply only to natural persons and not to corporations, and to authorize federal and state governments to limit, and require disclosure of political contributions and expenditures.” There were several issues discussed at the meeting. Of primary concern is the basic democratic principle of the Constitution regarding ‘one person, one vote,’ and how this is undermined by
allowing corporations or other organizations to be granted the rights of individual citizens. It was agreed that all citizens should have an equal voice in the political process and that no person or organization should gain undue influence over government as a result of financial resources, and that any money donated to a political cause should be publicly disclosed. Corporations, unions, or nonprofits are not a problem in themselves, but they should not be treated as natural persons having equal power as individual citizens under the Constitution. WAmend.org is the group who started Initiative 1329, and there are local citizens gathering signatures to see it placed on the ballot.
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Cops & Courts Compiled by Zachary Van Brunt
Saul Seamus Durkee, 23, Omak, pleaded guilty April 1 to second-degree assault with a deadly weapon and use of drug paraphernalia. The court dismissed a fourth-degree assault charge. Durkee was sentenced April 11 to 89 months in prison and fined $13,112.14, which includes $12,251.64 in restitution. Michelle Lynn Carden, 26, Omak, pleaded guilty April 8 to POCS (methamphetamine), unlawful possession of a legend drug and use of drug paraphernalia. Carden was sentenced to four months in jail and fined $2,110.50 for the Jan. 30 crimes. Chehalis Cloud, no middle name listed, 32, Okanogan, pleaded guilty April 8 to theft of a motor vehicle and two counts of second-degree theft. Cloud was sentenced to 60 days in jail and fined $1,110.50. The crimes occurred between April 13-16, 2013. Luis Gallegos Villegas, 29, Omak, pleaded guilty April 8 to second-degree possession of stolen property, attempted first-degree trafficking of stolen property and violation of a no-contact order. Villegas was sentenced to 14.25 months in prison and fined $1,110.50 for the Jan. 26 crimes. Garret Victor James Elsburg, 25, Omak, pleaded guilty April 11 to eight counts of first-degree unlawful hunting of big game, seven counts of second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm and one count of seconddegree unlawful hunting of big game. The court dismissed 17 additional charges. In a separate case, Elsburg pleaded guilty April 11 to POCS with intent to manufacture or deliver (methamphetamine) and second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm. The court dismissed two additional charges in that case. In a third case, Elsburg pleaded guilty April 11 to two counts of second-degree possession of stolen property. In a fourth case, Elsburg pleaded guilty April 11 to second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm and conspiracy to commit residential burglary. The court dismissed two additional charges in that case. Elsburg was sentenced to a total of 60 months in prison and fined a total of $28,052. Darcy Kim Edwards, 41, Omak, pleaded guilty April 11 to second-degree burglary and thirddegree theft. Edwards was sentenced to three months in jail and fined $1,110.50 for the July 8, 2013 crime. A restitution hearing was scheduled for May 12. As part of a plea deal, the court dismissed additional charges of residential burglary and third-degree theft. Henry G. Andruss, 41, Okanogan, pleaded guilty April 11 to violation of a no-contact order. Andruss was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 272 days suspended with credit for 92 days served. He was fined $1,110.50 for the Jan 4 crime. Monte Ray Jane, 51, Omak, pleaded guilty April 14 to second-degree burglary and third-degree theft. Jane was sentenced to five months in jail and fined $1,110.50 for the Jan. 6 crimes. Jane was also ordered to pay $9.70 in restitution to Wal Mart. Barton Wright Batchelder, 67, Tonasket, pleaded guilty April 14 to POCS (marijuana) (more than 40 grams). Batchelder was sentenced to 15 days in jail and fined $1,110.50 for the April 21, 2012 crime. Crystal Lea Baker, 39, Omak, pleaded guilty April 14 to seconddegree TMVWOP, first-degree theft, first-degree trafficking in stolen property and seconddegree malicious mischief. Baker was sentenced to 90 days in jail and fined $1,110.50 for the October 2012 crimes. A restitution hearing was scheduled for May 12.
The court dismissed April 7 a second-degree assault charge against Chad David Buckmiller, 32, Oroville. The charge was dismissed without prejudice. The court found probable cause to charge Nathan Andrew Mitchell, 28, Oroville, with harassment (threats to kill). The crime allegedly occurred March 31. The court found probable cause to charge Lucas Duayne Cook, 29, Omak, with second-degree TMVWOP. The crime allegedly occurred March 28. The court found probable cause to charge Cain Michael Bivens, 33, Omak, with vehicular homicide. The crime allegedly occurred April 5. The court found probable cause to charge Barry J. Collins, 29, Tonasket, with first-degree burglary, two counts of residential burglary, second degree burglary, two counts of seconddegree malicious mischief, two counts of second-degree theft, theft of a firearm and thirddegree malicious mischief. The crimes allegedly occurred April 5.
Kyle Louis King, 21, Omak, had a third-degree DWLS charge dismissed. Shyanna Kristine Lanni, 26, Omak, guilty of third-degree theft and two counts of first-degree criminal trespassing. Lanni was sentenced to 180 days in jail with 150 days suspended, and fined $1,804. She had an additional first-degree criminal trespassing charge dismissed. David James Lavin, 53, Tonasket, guilty of third-degree DWLS. Lavin was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 89 days suspended, and fined $858. Randy Benjamin Lepire, 24, Okanogan, guilty on eight counts of second-degree vehicle prowling. Lepire was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 334 days suspended, and fined $1,058. Kory J. Lester, 45, Okanogan, had a DUI charge dismissed. Sara Ann Levi, 26, Oroville, guilty of third-degree DWLS. Levi received a 90-day suspended sentence and fined $318. She had an additional third-degree DWLS charge dismissed. Ryder James Lewis, 19, Omak, had a charge dismissed: use or delivery of drug paraphernalia. Faith Ann Lezard, 20, Omak, had a charge dismissed: no valid operator’s license without ID. Dale Kerry Longanecker, 59, Omak, had two charges dismissed: interfering with reporting (DV) and fourth-degree assault. Longanecker was fined $200. Dacia L. Mackarness, 40, Tonasket, guilty on two counts of violation of a no-contact order, harassment (gross misdemeanor), and violation of an antiharassment order. Mackarness was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 304 days suspended, and fined $2,524. She also had a fourth-degree assault charge dismissed. Anthony Ray McFarlane, 45, Tonasket, had a fourth-degree assault charge dismissed. Timothy Allen McFarlane, 43, Omak, guilty of third-degree DWLS. McFarlane was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 85 days suspended, and fined $818. Ernesto Eduardo Mendez Leon, 19, Okanogan, had a third-degree DWLS charge dismissed. Jessica Kendra Mills, 22, Okanogan, had a third-degree malicious mischief charge dismissed. Jeremy John Moberg, 39, Riverside, had a third-degree theft charge dismissed. Teresa Ann Moomaw, 37, Omak, guilty (deferred prosecution revoked) of DUI and seconddegree DWLS. Moomaw was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 264 days suspended, and fined $3,286. Rentell Levell Moore, 44, Omak, had a charge dismissed: seconddegree recreational fishing without a license or catch card. Darryl Dominic Moses, 64, Omak, guilty of third-degree DWLS. Moses was sentenced to 90
days in jail with 89 days suspended, and fined $818.
911 Calls & Jail Bookings Monday, April 7, 2014
Burglary on Aeneas Valley Rd. near Tonasket. DWLS on Elmway in Okanogan. Trespassing on S. Second Ave. in Okanogan. One-vehicle crash on Old Riverside Hwy. near Omak. No injuries reported. Warrant arrest on Riverside Dr. in Omak. Malicious mischief on Engh Rd. in Omak. Theft on W. Apple Ave. in Omak. Computer reported missing. Theft on Engh Rd. in Omak. Theft on Sunrise Dr. in Omak. Marine batteries reported missing. Disorderly conduct on Omak Ave. in Omak. MIP on Main St. in Oroville. Threats on Fir St. in Oroville. Barry J. Collins, 29, booked for residential burglary, second-degree burglary, second-degree theft, second-degree malicious mischief and an OCSO FTA warrant for first-degree DWLS. Ronald Eugene Moore, 33, booked on probable cause warrants for first-degree murder, theft of a firearm, two counts of seconddegree assault and unlawful possession of a firearm. Kevin Bert Priest, 48, booked for first-degree DWLS. Carl Allen Snyder, 49, booked for DUI. Roberta Joy Staggs, 40, booked on an OCSO FTA warrant for thirddegree DWLS.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Assault on N. Second Ave. in Okanogan. Theft on Omak River Rd. near Omak. Domestic dispute on Swanson Mill Rd. near Oroville. Theft on Morris Rd. near Okanogan. Vanity reported missing. Burglary on Sagebrush Rd. near Omak. Washer/dryer reported missing. Warrant arrest on N. Ash St. in Omak. Tazer deployed. Fraud on S. Fifth Ave. in Okanogan. DWLS on S. Main St. in Omak. Assault on W. Dewberry Ave. in Omak. Theft on E. Dewberry Ave. in Omak. Public intoxication on S. Main St. in Omak. Trespassing on Oak St. in Omak. Violation of no-contact order on W. Apple Ave. in Omak. Public intoxication on N. Main St. in
Omak. Malicious mischief on Omak Ave. in Omak. Jonathan Gabriel Zigler, 21, booked on two counts of residential burglary, two counts of second-degree burglary, and one count each of second-degree theft and second-degree possession of stolen property. Cable Ryan Ritz, 20, Department of Corrections detainer. Ernesto Eduardo Mendez Leon, 19, booked on an FTA bench warrant for POCS. Aaron David Zigler, 25, booked on three counts of residential burglary, and one count each of second-degree burglary, second-degree theft, seconddegree possession of stolen property and second-degree malicious mischief. Caeser Arroyo, no middle name listed, 28, booked for obstruction, resisting arrest, and six OCSO FTA warrants: third-degree theft, violation of a antiharassment order, third-degree DWLS, an ignition interlock violation and two for DUI. Jared Patrick McLaughlin, 23, booked for reckless driving, DUI and third-degree DWLS.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Assault on Cool Water Way near Tonasket. Fraud on S. Orchard Loop in Tonasket. Alcohol offense on S. Fifth Ave. in Okanogan. Grass fire on Robinson Canyon Rd. near Omak. One-vehicle hit-and-run crash on E. Seventh St. in Tonasket. Mail box and basketball hoop reported damaged. Threats on Gordon St. in Okanogan. Burglary on S. Pine St. in Okanogan. Domestic dispute on S. Main St. in Omak. Trespassing on S. Main St. in Omak. Domestic dispute on S. Fifth Ave. in Okanogan. DWLS on N. Oak St. in Omak. Found property on Shumway Rd. near Omak. Wallet recovered. Theft on S. Second Ave. in Okanogan. Warrant arrest on W. Apple Ave. in Omak. Assault on Copple Rd. near Omak. Domestic dispute on Shumway Rd. near Omak. Warrant arrest on Sprouse Rd. in Oroville. Trespassing on Sawtell Rd. in Oroville. Domestic dispute on W. Sixth St. in
Tonasket. Mariah Kristin Todd, 20, booked for third-degree theft and firstdegree trafficking in stolen property. Crecencio Perez Jr., no middle name listed, 39, booked on an OCSO FTC warrant for fourth-degree assault (DV). Donna Eileen Noel, 50, booked for first-degree theft, second-degree theft, forgery and identity theft. Michael Aaron Cornella, 24, booked on three FTA warrants: thirddegree theft, third-degree DWLS and making a false statement to a public servant. Lynn Marie Arnhold, 37, booked for theft of a motor vehicle. Jesus Denis Sandoval, 19, booked for hit-and-run (unattended property) and third-degree DWLS. Robert Brian Bradshaw, 26, booked for second-degree burglary, first-degree trafficking in stolen property, second-degree vehicle prowl and four counts of third-degree theft.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
911 outage reported statewide. Violation of no-contact order on Glenwood Ave. in Riverside. Warrant arrest on Ironwood St. in Oroville. DWLS on S. Western Ave. in Tonasket. Violation of no-contact order on S. Second Ave. in Okanogan. Theft on Main St. in Oroville. DWLS on S. Whitcomb Ave. in Tonasket. Cecelia Rita Condon, 41, booked on two counts of first-degree trafficking in stolen property, second-degree burglary, second-degree vehicle prowl and five counts of third-degree theft. Cedar Chantrelle St. Onge, 21, booked for first-degree trafficking in stolen property and third-degree theft. Shannon Cersten Strader, 22, booked for first-degree kidnapping and felony harassment. William Scott Sanders, 42, booked for third-degree DWLS and on an OCSO FTA warrant for thirddegree DWLS.
Friday, April 11, 2014
Malicious mischief on Early Sunrise Dr. near Tonasket. Lock reported cut. Structure fire on Hwy. 7 near Tonasket.
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DWLS on S. Second Ave. in Okanogan. Vehicle prowl on Eastlake Rd. near Oroville. Theft on S. Main St. in Omak. Theft on Engh Rd. in Omak. Theft on Hwy. 97 near Tonasket. Laptop reported missing. Saturday, April 12, 2014 Trespassing on S. Second Ave. in Okanogan. Vehicle prowl on Engh Rd. near Omak. Domestic dispute on S. Elm St. in Omak. Assault on Engh Rd. in Omak. Theft on Nine Mile Rd. near Oroville. Drugs on N. 4th Ave. in Okanogan. Malicious mischief on S. Fourth Ave. in Okanogan. Warrant arrest on Hwy. 97 near Oroville. Theft on Hwy. 20 near Tonasket. Pipe reported missing. Brush fire near Hwy. 97 in Omak. Threats on S. Main St. in Omak. Domestic dispute on Koala Ave. in Omak. DUI on S. Whitcomb Ave. in Tonasket. Jose Vega Cardenas, 50, booked for fourth-degree assault (DV). Raymond Wilbur Ward, 46, booked for DUI. Joseph Edward McEthmar, 48, booked for third-degree DWLS, an ignition interlock violation and Omak Police Department FTA warrants for DUI and thirddegree DWLS. Mongo Jerry Lodi Renion, 30, booked for residential burglary and violation of a no-contact order. Cameron John Taylor, 19, booked for violation of a protection order. Tyler James Kion, 23, booked for DUI.
Sunday, April 13, 2014
Trespassing on Queen St. in Okanogan. Automobile theft on S. Fourth Ave. in Okanogan. Threats on S. Second Ave. in Okanogan. Public urination on S. Main St. in Omak. Theft on Omache Dr. in Omak. Drugs on Main St. in Oroville. Domestic dispute on Ironwood St. in Oroville. Marti Lynn Worrell, 34, booked for POCS (methamphetamine) and possession of drug paraphernalia.
APRIL 17, 2014 | OKANOGAN VALLEY GAZETTE-TRIBUNE
THE TOWN CRIER Unsure where the commissioners’ heads are I’m not sure what they’re thinking. While the Heavy Haul corridor has been a boon to Oroville, our county commissioners, including the representative from north county, Jim Detro, seem to be trying to unravel all the good that has come of it. There has been a push of late to extend the corridor to Pateros, even though the benefits, seem spectral at best – increased fruit going south for packing, raw logs and hog fuel for the Omak mill. Let’s examine the situation more closely: according to our Canadian neighbors production of fruit, other than wine grapes, has dropped dramatically. The apples and cherries that are still grown can be handled by the current warehouses, so it is unlikely that much of it will be heading our way for packing. Raw logs are hard to export into the U.S. because of trade Out of agreements, and again, the South Okanagan My Mind Region of B.C. still has plenty of its own sawGary A. DeVon mills to turn them into lumber. What we do get is lumber out of the Gorman Brothers mills in BC that is trucked to Oroville and then recut, remanufactured, to specific specifications by Gorman’s Oroville Reman and Reload. Hog fuel for the Omak mill can still be shipped by standard trucks, but Reman and Reload would probably be happy to load it at the Oroville Railhead and send it by rail to the Omak Mill if it was available and that needed. In fact, that’s where the second half of the Reman and Reload name comes in. The company has reloaded a variety of Canadian products on to railcars over the past several decades – everything from value-added-in-Oroville wood products to bottled water. It and other Oroville businesses are what have helped to keep the Cascade and Columbia River Railroad short line in business. So why would we want the negatives that come with extending the corridor south? Tonasket doesn’t want increased traffic through town. The argument that trucks that can haul more will cut down on truck traffic doesn’t fly if you are trying to attract more business south. If you aren’t trying to attract more truck traffic past the railhead in Oroville, than what’s the point? Next, you haven’t addressed the cost of beefing up the highway to handle heavier trucks. Oroville’s short heavy haul from the border to the railhead was a natural because there was additional funding for highways so close to the border – sure it was for traffic to the Vancouver Olympics that never showed up, but it was paid for. The money that would have to be spent to expand the heavy haul corridor has been estimated by the state Department of Transportation at $55 million. Which one of our fiscally conservative Seventh District legislators is going to take up that cause? Reports are Rep. Joel Kretz already found out there was little backing for the idea – will he continue to spend his political capital for an unneeded expansion? So where’s the upside, taking business from Oroville? More traffic for Tonasket? There really doesn’t seem to be one. Maybe it’s time to drop the whole idea and start representing the entire county in your thinking. On a happier side note, I hope everyone has a Happy Easter this Sunday and keeps in mind the reason many of us celebrate.
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Similkameen power won’t help, why do it?
Dear Editor, This February, the PUD had to purchase an additional $1 million in electricity to meet the near record 189 megawatt load demanded by the unseasonably cold weather across the district. Stream flows in the Similkameen River averaged just under 800 cubic feet per second for the month. If the PUD’s proposed $50 million powerhouse was built at Enloe Dam, the electricity generated by the Similkameen’s 800 cfs flow would have powered only one of the two 4.5 megawatt turbine generators proposed, producing four megawatts of power. Four megawatts of power represents just 2 percent of the 189 megawatts we consumed across the utility district in February 2014. It is just four of the 28 megawatts required by the Oroville Sub-station. At a PUD meeting on Feb.24, Dale Bambrick of National Marine Fisheries Service told the Commissioners the Upper Similkameen could be the “crown jewel” of steelhead recovery in the Upper Columbia Basin. Adding that $10 to $20 million annually could be available for this effort, mostly coming from Mid-Columbia Utilities, mandated by law to put funds aside for these purposes. BLM representatives at the meeting affirmed the PUD will not be held responsible for sediment or dam removal if they walk away from the project. The PUD is $40 million in debt already. The Enloe power plant plan doubles our debt to $90 million, produces $1.5 million dollars in additional debt annually and tragically blocks the restoration of the Similkameen for the next 50 years. Economic activity from restoring the river will be greater and sustained longer than the 2-3year power plant building project proposed. A wild sce-
nic Similkameen will draw visitors to fish, paddle, bike, hike, camp and photograph the watershed on our scenic roadways and take in our great views. If you agree, let your commissioners know your feelings now. The decision will be made this month. Joseph Enzensperger Oroville
ACA works to insure justice for all Americans Dear Editor “With liberty and justice for all.” Those words should not ring hollow. For us to have justice in our society requires us to identify injustice when we see it and to do something about it. We saw this in the 1960’s when black Americans were finally guaranteed the right to vote. Over the past forty years we have seen tens of millions of Americans slowly cut out of access to affordable healthcare, not out of malice as in the case of voting rights, but simply through neglect. Healthcare, once available to everyone, priced itself out of the reach of an increasing number of Americans. The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) attempts to address this injustice. Most people helped by this law work for a living. They clean our hotel rooms. They cook and serve our food in restaurants. They work at the convenience stores. They work construction. They farm. They have small businesses. But they don’t get healthcare as part of their pay. If everyone had to buy health insurance on the open market, then the injustice would not be so great. But that’s not the case. Many people are on one form or another of government healthcare-Medicare, Medicaid, Tricare and most government jobs. These programs are supported with taxes paid by everyone including low wage workers. Often people don’t realize how much tax
supported health insurance actually costs. For example, health insurance for a typical employee at the school costs about $9,200/ yr. Public hospital employee, $7800/yr. PUD employee, $15,100/yr. Municipal employee,$8800/yr. All of these workers need and deserve healthcare. So do the people paying the taxes. The ACA provides these low wage workers with access to affordable healthcare. The ACA works to insure justice for all Americans. So the question is, “As Americans do we stand for justice?” Rob Thompson Tonasket Editor’s Note: While this letter may seem familiar, we only published part of it last time because the rest seemed to have gotten lost somewhere on the information superhighway. It’s only fair that we publish Rob’s letter in its entirety so his full point can be shared in the form it was originally intended. G.A.D.
Beware of dog breeder Dear Editor, I am writing about a puppy breeder and because I’m afraid of other people getting scammed! She is a local breeder of King Shepherds in your area. I contacted her nine months ago regarding purchasing a puppy and at that time put a deposit down in the amount of $400. I was told the puppy would be available 6-8 months from the point of first contact. After sending her several emails asking where my puppy was, I received a few last and final emails that were very unprofessional and horrible to say to someone. I thought my $400 was going to get me a puppy not abusive emails and ripped off! This lady needs her true colors shown! Brooke Torres Vancouver, Washington
America’s Education: The bell still tolls OPINION BY WILLIAM SLUSHER
I’m pleased that my last column on education drew the ire of at least two teachers. I thank them because we critically need a dialogue with teachers on education in America. Teacher-J snarls that I’m “anti-union” but he’s only partly right. Private sector unions are useful to balance profiteering. Business profiteering is necessary for any successful economy, but unchecked it can run to extremes. Private sector unions (and free market labor supply forces) help keep wages within parity. If a private sector union strikes, all that is affected Bill Slusher is the flow of certain goods or services. Moreover, businesses who negotiate with private sector unions have skin in the game, profit to lose in paying higher wages, thus they are motivated to counter excessive union demands and help derive a fair compromise. Public sector unions (like teachers’ unions) are another matter. When public sector union teachers strike, kids’ educations are neglected, parents are forced to obtain childcare they would otherwise not need, and kids dependent on school meals go without. Maximum strike pressure victimizing the children is thus brought to bear to extort strike demands. I invite the public to decide for itself if the power to hold kids’ educations, meals and safety hostage for strike extortion is a proper one for teacher unions. Is it... public service? Worse, government officials who meet public sector union demands have no meaningful skin in the game. Taxpayers, not stockholders and business owners, bear the costs. Government school administrators’ paychecks are the same whether they cave in to union extortion or not, so why not? Thus there is no motivated constraint to hold excessive public service union demands within
balance. I’ve walked that walk. I careered as a cop who could not by law unionize or strike. That chafed at times, but regardless the power to hold public welfare and safety hostage for strike extortion is simply wrong, and it is incompatible with the entire theme of public service, at least in America. For proof, one need only look to the disgraceful, criminal behavior of Wisconsin and Chicago teachers’ unions barely two years ago. One abandoned the kids, the other threatened strike illegally. Teacher-T based much of his counter on his disdain for the mere “sociology” degree of Education Secretary Arne Duncan (who calls the American public school situation “a picture of educational stagnation”). Again, I’ll let the public decide if Secretary Duncan’s Harvard pedigree somehow means his assessment of public education must be false. Previously I cited America’s dismal-andfalling educational performance which richly bears repeating since it has come under challenge. Witness National Public Radio in December: “’In mathematics, 29 nations... outperformed America... up from 23,’ reports Education Week. ‘In science, 22 education systems scored above America, up from 18. In reading, 19 locales scored higher than US students, a jump from nine. The top overall scores came from Shanghai, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, Macao and Japan, followed by Lichtenstein, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Estonia.’” (Note startling American decline, here, not just “stagnation”.) Teacher-T claims these statistics are skewed by “political people,” but he doesn’t indicate whether it’s NPR or Education Week who are somehow “political people” here. Teacher-T desperately lays down a litany of excuses for America’s decline in education. Prime of which is his claim (curiously absent any verifying reference) that America is performing so poorly because “only” America teaches “poor, rural, special-needs, and illegal alien”
kids. He pleads it is thus unfair to compare America educationally. So... what... a free-falling education system is somehow acceptable as long as poor, country, afflicted and illegal immigrant kids are also short-changed? Neither teachers J nor T offer... one... single... suggestion... anywhere... on how to improve our children’s worsening world deficit in education. All they contribute are contempt for me and excuses. How exactly do our kids benefit from that again? In the end, Americans, who gives a damn what the excuses are? Who can afford to? The results remain an abysmal national high school graduation rate in the sixties percentile, and sinking comparative performance among advanced nations. That’s still unacceptable. We’re still in big trouble. No one suggests the problem lies solely with teachers. Failing parents and bumbling government are at blame too, but again, so what? We no longer enjoy the luxury of, nor time for, petty parochial finger-pointing. I don’t want – and our kids don’t need – lame excuses, even if they’re partly legitimate. I want to know how we improve the results. Now. Before America tumbles even further. I’ve given my suggestions. Let’s hear your workable, affordable solutions for pronto educational improvement, teachers. If you education pros don’t know, who does? We are clearly in educational crisis, Americans. Our time for excuses has passed; the bell tolls for our children’s futures. American kids desperately need… results... not excuses... now. William Slusher is an author, columnist and sociopolitical writer with a small ranch on the Okanogan River. Enjoy his newly reprinted down-and-dirty Southern murder mystery SHEPHERD OF THE WOLVES. (Amazon, cmppg.com, or your local bookstore). Mr. Slusher may be contacted at williamslusher@ live.com.
OKANOGAN VALLEY GAZETTE-TRIBUNE | APRIL 17, 2014
OKANOGAN VALLEY LIFE Ellen Roberts, the best of teachers I really do believe that summer is here…for sure. And I’m ready for it. Companies keep giving out “carry home” shopping bags and folks like me keep leaving them home when I go to the grocery. One of these days we’ll be forced to remember to take them and cut down on the garbage of so many plastic bags… but then what would we line the garbage cans with? Already in some cities customers are charged for the bags used to put the groceries in. Dorothy (Roberts) Wagoner, Kenai, Alaska has arrived to be near her mother, who is critically ill. A baby girl was born to Megan (Thornton) April 8, making five gen-
erations in the Roberts family. Ellen Roberts, Gene Roberts, Mike Roberts, Megan (Thornton) and Lexia Grace. As the family, gathered around her and lovingly sang, “I’ll Fly Away” Ellen Roberts departed this earth for her heavenly home, at the age of 103 years and eight months, April 11. She was adored and loved by many, and the many students she taught throughout her career (and not just in the classroom) and I declare “she was the best.” All of us that were privileged to know her have been deeply blessed! A memorial will be held at a later date. Those of us that have been enjoying hamburgers, on Wednesday evenings for
Honoring IT1 SStg Scott R Fry
the past several weeks, at the Legion water in the cavity of the bird and as Hall, will have to make other eating it bakes it will create steam, helping arrangements, after April 23. The cooks to make the bird moist. Never tried it say it is time to go “fishin.” but sounds like a sensible Hopefully they will be back thing to do. For a 20 lb. bird next fall. bake about five hours at 300 On Wednesday, May 7 degrees. will be the next Red Cross Soon there will be swalBlood Draw, at the United lows trying to build mud Methodist, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. nests where you may not What a pleasant surprise want them and those birds for friend husband to get can be very determined. Try birthday greetings from putting lengths of ribbon on France, from one of our forsupport beams near the nest mer exchange teachers. red seems to work best THIS & THAT and The Blossom Ministries, for keeping them away. summer bazaar was pretty Joyce Emry A card was signed at the well attended, but I believe Oroville Senior Center for there were perhaps more Dean Brazle, who has been “lookers” than buyers, but I have no offi- hospitalized. The card must have been cial figures. Just from what I observed, beneficial, as he was the Center for lunch from the seniors’ tables. the next day. Word has been received of the death If you don’t have a tape measure of Dave Tibbs Wednesday, April 9. I handy use a dollar bill. It is just slightly have no other information at this time. over six inches long. (Guess a five would Condolences to all of the Tibbs family. work, too) When baking a turkey put a cup of Luanne Billings is spending some
time with her mother, Vivian Emry, and Joannie Raymond went home after being here giving a hand with the caring of Wayne Birch, (Vivian’s brother) who had been hospitalized. Easter will be here shortly. This coming Sunday, to be exact. Memorial Services were held for Neil Friesen, at the United Methodist Church, a Canadian friend to many, who spent the colder winter months here in Oroville, making many friends. His life was taken by a fire that engulfed his motor home, during the night, recently. It was a tragic ending to the life of a very nice man and his presence will be missed both at church and the Orovlle Senior Center. His family from “the North” were quite pleased that he had made so many friends and enjoyed the fellowship and “good ole’ home cookin” by the church. Sally Eder is home from the hospital, where she recently had open heart surgery. She seems to be recovering very nicely, but says it seems quite slow to her.
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For the month of April we are honoring Air Force Structural Craftsman Staff Sergeant Scott Fry. His Blue Star Mother is Julie Conkle, a teacher at Tonasket Elementary who has served as secretary for three years now. Julie’s husband, George, is the pastor at Crossroads Christian Fellowship and a local contractor. Born Jan. 19, 1987, Julie’s only son graduated from Tonasket High in 2005 and went to work with AmeriCorps. In 2007, after a year of college, Scott joined the Air Force and found what he was looking for. He greatly enjoys military life. “It’s a good fit for his personality,î says Julie. Scott is currently based at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Scott says he works as a glorified handyman doing everything from welding to reading blue prints with a high securi-
IT1 SStg Scott R. Fry ty clearance. During his off time he plays soccer and runs track for Peterson AFB. As a Structural Craftsman, Scott has been deployed twice. In 2009 he was sent to Qatar where he did general maintenance and in 2011 to Manas Air Base in Kyrgestan where he aided in the deactivation of the base. Manas Air Base was opened in the Kyrgystan capital in 2001 adjacent to the Manas International Airport as a transit point for military personnel coming and going from Afghanistan.
Easter Egg Hunt is this Saturday
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Don’t forget our annual Easter Egg Hunt will be Saturday, April 19 starting at 10 a.m. sharp at Oroville’s Lake Osoyoos Veterans Memorial Park. This year we are happy to announce we have a Senior High School student, Emily Viveros, who selected the Easter Egg Hunt as her senior project. With the help of other students she will prepare the eggs at the High School and they will be stored at the Eagles. So please, if you have money or eggs to donate you can still do so at the Eagles starting about
April 14. North Half Band will be playing on Saturday, April 19 for your enjoyment. This is open to the public. Bad Habits is playing on May 9 and 10, May Festival weekend. Mother’s Day is May 11 when we will have our annual Mother’s Day Breakfast. Mothers eat free, family members are $5.00. We have stopped doing Steak Night on Friday night but will start Friday Night Tacos on April 11. Meat draw continues every Friday. Our Aerie meetings are the
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OKANOGAN VALLEY LIFE COMMUNITY CALENDAR MOLSON MUSEUM COMMITTEE MEETING MOLSON - The Museum Committee Meeting was held at The Eden Valley Guest Ranch on April 16 at 1 p.m. If you missed it, give Robin Stice a call at 509-485-4002 or Mary Louise Loe a call at 509-485-3292. They can give you all of the information and can get you signed up to help.
projects – an alpaca bird nester, felted cowboy soap, and needle felting animals. The second session you will visit a local alpaca farm for an up close and personal introduction to these incredible animals. Call 509-476-2011 to register for this April 22 and 29 class, email community.schools@ oroville.wednet.edu or sign up online at www.northvalleycommunityschools.com.
MOLSON FAMILY BINGO MOLSON - Molson Family Bingo will be Friday, April 18 at the Molson Grange at 7 p.m. $10 - 10 games. Open to the family.
STROKE SUPPORT GROUP OROVILLE - The Stroke Support Group will meet on Thursday, April 24 at 10:30 a.m. at The Youth Center, 607 Central Ave. Oroville (adjacent to the Free Methodist Church). This is a support group for anyone who has had a stroke, no matter how long ago. Discussion from those who have recovered would also be very welcome! There will be a presentation and discussion. There will be refreshments
TONASKET COMMUNITY EASTER EGG HUNT TONASKET – The Tonasket Community Easter Egg Hunt will take placed on Saturday, April 19 at 10 a.m. Children first grade and under will gather at the high school tennis court and second grade through fifth grade behind the school bus garage. Prize eggs will be marked with a letter or numbers and there is a two prize egg limit per child. Bring prize eggs to the tables to claim your prize. The Community Easter Egg Hunt is sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary with donations and help from the community. For more info call Bobbie at 509-486-2620. OROVILLE COMMUNITY EASTER EGG HUNT OROVILLE - The annual Oroville Community Easter Egg Hunt is planned for Saturday, April 19 starting at 10 a.m. sharp at Oroville’s Osoyoos Lake Veterans Memorial Park. The hunt, which is sponsored each year by the Oroville Eagles Auxiliary is being aided this year by Emily Viveros who chose the event as her OHS Senior Project. OROVILLE GRANGE FLEA MARKET OROVILLE - The Oroville Grange Flea Market will be Saturday, April 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. inside the Oroville Grange Hall at 622 Fir St. (look for posters and sign on Hwy. 97 on the south end of town. Coffee is available anytime. For more information call 509-476-3878. LOOMIS EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE LOOMIS - The public is invited to attend the Easter Sunrise Service hosted by the Loomis Community Church on Sunday April 20 at 7 a.m. At 8 a.m. the congregation will also serve breakfast at the church facilities in Loomis. The morning Easter Celebration will be held at 11 a.m. Join as they declare together, “Christ is risen...He is risen indeed.” The 7 a.m. Sunrise Service will take place at the top of the Horse Spring Coulee Rd, overlooking Spectacle Lake near Loomis Any questions call Pastor Bob at 509-223-3542.” ALPACAS, FIBER AND FUN… OROVILLE – So, what do you know about alpacas? Its fur (fiber) is luxurious, soft, durable and silky. It can be used to make beautiful clothing and has been fashioned into expensive women’s and men’s suits. Many inexpensive items can be made from it, as well. What you will do in this NVCS class is create three cool
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HOSPITAL SURPLUS SALE TONASKET - Surplus items from North Valley Hospital District. Sale will be held at their storage unit at 30 Longanecker Rd. in Tonasket (next to Tonasket Rodeo Grounds). Everything must go! The sale is Thursday, April 24 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Cash only. For questions call 509486-2151 ext. 7345. WOOL CO-OP MEETING MOLSON - The North American Wool Co-op will be held at the Molson Grange Hall on April 25. Guest Speakers will be Deb Nesper (4H), Vivki Eberhart, and Sally Pacer. The meeting will start at 11 am. This is a pot luck meeting that will be open to all throughout the meeting until 1 p.m. Rich Watson will be in attendance (Philanthropist). If you have wool to be processed come and see what this group can do for you. WOMEN & HEART DISEASE TONASKET - A free Community Wellness program brought to you by North Valley Hospital on Tuesday, April 29 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. This course is presented by Dr. Missy Swenson (ER Physician and supporter of the American Red Cross Go Red for Women campaign). The course will be covering the signs and symptoms of heart disease and how they are different for men and women, breaking down the myths surrounding heart disease and more! There are only 20 spots available in this course, so be sure to register early. You can register online by going to www.nvhospital.org/wellnessprogram-registration or by going to our Facebook Page Events, or you can simply call (509) 4863163. HABITAT FOR HUMANITY YARD SALE OROVILLE - Okanogan County Habitat for Humanity will be having a yard sale at Gold Digger’s Warehouse on Main Street, next to the Okanogan Estate and Vineyards Tasting Room and Retail Store, on Saturday, April 26. Donation of items are now being accepted – no clothing. Call Lynn Chapman
at 509-476-4626. All donations are tax deductible.
OROVILLE FARMERS’ MARKET OROVILLE - The Oroville Public Library presents the Oroville Farmers’ Market, Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. to 1 pm, Saturday, May 3 through October 25. Our 2014 season also features three Community Yard Sale and Flea Market dates: July 5, Aug. 2 and Aug. 30. New vendors are welcome and your booth fee helps support the Oroville Public Library.For more more info call 509-476-2662. FREE NAC CLASS TONASKET - North Valley Extended Care is now accepting applications for the next Nursing Assistant Training Class beginning Monday, May 5. This class will be completed in August. Applications may be picked up at the North Valley Hospital’s Human Resource office or online at www.nvhospital.org . This is an excellent opportunity for motivated, caring individuals to prepare for a challenging career, leading to employment opportunities in the Extended Care. Course content includes basic personal care, restorative & technical skills needed to care for residents and individuals rehabilitating toward independence. Applications will no longer be received after April 11. For information call the Extended Care at (509) 486-3110 or Marcia Naillon (509) 486-3155. TONASKET FOOD BANK TONASKET - The Tonasket food bank operates every Thursday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Sarge?s Burger Bunker, 101 Hwy. 97 N. For more information, contact Deb Roberts at (509) 486-2192. OROVILLE FOOD BANK 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 info, call Jeff Austin at (509) 476-3978 or Sarah Umana at (509) 4762386. LISTING YOUR ITEM Our Community Bulletin Board generally allows listing your event for up two weeks prior to the day it occurs. If space allows it may be included prior to the two week limit. However, our online calendar at www.gazettetribune.com allows the event to be listed for much longer periods. Please include day, date, time and location, as well as a for further information phone number. You may place an event on the online calendar by going to our website and clicking on the ?Add an Event? button on the homepage. Please, list your event only for the day or days of its occurrence. Once your request is submitted, it can take up to 48 hours for the event to appear on the calendar. Online submissions don?t always go into the hardcopy edition, so it helps if they are also submitted to us at gdevon@gazette-tribune. com or at Gazette-Tribune, P.O. Box 250, Oroville, WA. 98844.
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Don’t forget our annual Easter Egg Hunt will be Saturday, April 19 starting at 10 a.m. sharp at Oroville’s Lake Osoyoos Veterans Memorial Park. This year we are happy to announce we have a Senior High School student, Emily Viveros, who selected the Easter Egg Hunt as her senior project. With the help of other students she will prepare the eggs at the High School and they will be stored at the Eagles. So please, if you have money or eggs to donate you can still do so at the
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EAGLEDOM AT WORK Eagles starting about April 14. North Half Band will be playing on Saturday, April 19 for your enjoyment. This is open to the public. Bad Habits is playing on May 9 and 10, May Festival weekend. Mother’s Day is May 11 when we will have our annual Mother’s Day Breakfast. Mothers eat free, family members are $5.00. We have stopped doing Steak Night on Friday night but will start Friday Night Tacos on April 11. Meat draw continues every Friday. Our Aerie meetings are the first
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Ok, we’re asking again. What do you want to learn? What kinds of classes do you want us to offer? We really and truly do need to hear from the community and every once in a while we ask for your input. You can drop us a line at P.O. Box 2075, Oroville.
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The next BINGO night at the Grange Hall will be on April 18 at 7 p.m. This is a family night so everybody come and have a good time. April 16 will be the day for the Museum Committee to meet at 1 p.m. at the Eden Valley Guest Ranch. This is an open meeting so if you are interested please come. For more information call Robin Styce a call at 509-4854002.
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We would like to wish everyone a Happy Easter and safe travel’s where ever to may go. The Dinner/Dessert auction for Meg Lange went very well over $2,500 was raised. A big Thank You for all that volun-
You can email us at community. firstname.lastname@example.org. You can check out our Facebook page and message us there. You can talk to a Board member. And, if there’s something we do that you don’t agree with, we want to hear about that, too! Please, give
HILLTOP COMMENTS The next Pancake Breakfast will be on Sunday, April 27 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Molson Grange Hall. Come and visit with old friends or make some new ones. The North American Wool Co-op will be having a meeting at the Molson Grange Hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, April 25. This will be a potluck so bring your favorite dish to share and enjoy. The speakers will be Sally Pacer, Vicki Eberhart and Debbie Nesper (4 H). Rich Watson will be in attendance (philanthropist). If you have wool to be processed come and see what this group can
TONASKET EAGLES teered their time and efforts to make it all possible. Come join us for Easter Breakfast this Sunday. The ladies will be having a special, pigs in a blanket with a side of eggs of your choice for $6.00. There are only about a month of breakfast’s left, and will start again in the fall. On Saturday, April 26, the Aerie
and third Tuesday of the month and the Auxiliary meets on the second and fourth Tuesday. Remember, all members are welcome to attend these meetings. Every Eagle has ideas, suggestions, proposals or complaints. Please come to the meetings and participate in your club’s success. Happy hour is 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. every day. We have free pool every Sunday. Thursdays we play Bingo and eat Burgers and More. Friday is Taco Night, Karaoke and Meat Draw. Watch this column for Saturday special events. Come join your brothers and sisters at your Eagles and bring your friends. Find out what is happening at your club and join in. As always, We Are People Helping People.
us your thoughts. Classes coming up: Yoga For All Ages (Tuesday, April 22, four sessions); Write it Right (Tuesday, April 22, two sessions); Alpacas, Fiber and Fun (Wednesday, April 23, two sessions); Improve Your English (Wednesday, April 23, four sessions); What are Your Rights (Thursday, April 24). To register for a class call Ellen Barttels at 509-476-2011, email her at email@example.com, or visit our website at www.northvalleycommunityschools.com. do for you. Don’t forget to get a group together for the Fire Starter Class at the Eden Valley Guest Ranch on Wednesday May 7. I know it is early to schedule this now but we already have some ladies signed up. Complete details to come. Call Robin at 509-485-4002 or Marianne at 509-485-2103. The Knob Hill Home Economics Club of Chesaw will have its April 23 meeting at noon. Bring your potluck dish to share. This club is in charge of Chesaw Community Building. If you need a hall for a family get together, a memorial service or wedding reception just give Maurice Reichel (509-485-3035 ) a call. Stand by for “your favorite places in Chesaw” to come in the next few weeks.
will be having a Steak Dinner and Dessert Auction from 5 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., cost is $10.00. All proceeds will be for building repairs and maintenance. Karaoke by Linda Wood to follow. Don’t forget to come in and get your tickets for the Weed Eater we have on a raffle for Scholarships for Tonasket High School Seniors. We wish all those that are ill a speedy recovery to good health. God Bless All. The Biggest Little Eagles in the State.
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Oroville; daughters Patti Field (Larry) of Olympia, Jeanne of Mount Lake Terrace, Wash,; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, friends and loved ones. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, April 19 at 11 a.m. at Tonasket Community Church with Pastor Leon Alden officiating. A luncheon will follow in the Fellowship Hall. The Precht-Harrison-Nearents is entrusted with the arrangements. Gary DeVon/staff photos
The Spring Blossom Bazaar,sponsored by Blossom Ministries was well attended last Saturday with vendors filling the Oroville High School Commons. Above, an animated Oroville Senior Citizens booth had plenty of items for sale. Right, Hilary Blackler sells raffle tickets for a quilt to help purchase suitcases for foster kids in Okanogan County, a program headed up by Oroville’s Trinity Episcopal Church. Below, Tonasket Chamber of Commerce President Julie Alley works a booth at the bazaar
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Marvin Fredrick Utecht, 82 of Tonasket, Washington died April 7, 2014 at Omak, Washington. He was born November 11, 1931 in Spokane, Washington. Marvin served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. he returned home from the service and began courting Hazel Denison. They were married on Aug. 23, 1954. He worked for the railroad for several years and then spent the rest of his work years in the fruit industry. He is survived by his wife Hazel Utecht and sons Vern (Sady), Les (Lisa), Marv (Chris), Al (Sally) and Ron (Melody); daughters Cherry (Joe), Vickie (Marty) and Terri (Ron); one brother, Lee; three sisters Mickie, Lenora and Ruth; 13 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Marvin was proceeded in death by his parents, his brother Clinton and his son Russell. At Marvin’s request there will be no services.
Ellen Roberts, 103, died April 11, 2014 in Riverside. A Celebration of her life will be held later in the summer.
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E. Wayne, Carol, Ron and John. Emert worked with his father and brother in Verbeck & Sons. They started by digging basements in the area with a horse and wagon and expanded to concrete work and road building. Later he worked with his brother Don, then with his three sons as Verbeck Brothers. Emert was also an area orchardist for years and was well known at the Farmers Market for his melons and tomatoes. He skied until he was 89-years-old. Emert was a member of the Ellisforde Church of the Brethren all his life. He spent 60 years plus in Scouting, holding positions in several areas, was a former member of the Tonasket Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Tonasket Kiwanis Club with 64 years of perfect attendance. He is survived by his children: E. Wayne Verbeck of Tonasket, Carol (Al) O’Dell of Omak, Ron (Pat) Verbeck of Tonasket, John (Connie) Verbeck of Tonasket and 11 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Pearl, 5 siblings Don Verbeck, Beth Weddle, Helen Longanecker, Raymond Verbeck and Irene Kirkpatrick. Graveside services will be held Saturday, April 19, 2014, 9 a.m. at the Ellisforde Mountain View Cemetery. A celebration of his life will follow at 11 a.m. at the Ellisforde Church of the Brethren, Pastor James Yaussy Albright officiating. Memorials may be made to the: Ellisforde Church of the Brethren, the Kiwanis Youth Fund c/o the Tonasket Kiwanis Club, P.O. Box 2117, Tonasket, WA 98855 or Grand Columbia Council #614, Boy Scouts of America, Wenatchee Service Center, 213 N Chelan, Wenatchee, WA 98801. Please share your thoughts and memories of Emert by signing his online guestbook at www.berghfuneralservice.com.
10th & Main, Oroville - 509-476-2552 Bible Study: Sat. 9:30 a.m. • Worship: Sat. 11 a.m. Tony Rivera • 509-826-0266
Oroville Free Methodist
1516 Fir Street • Pastor Rod Brown • 476.2311 Sun. School 9:15 am • Worship Service 10:15am Youth Activity Center • 607 Central Ave. Monday 7:00 pm • After School M-W-F 3-5pm ofﬁce@orovillefmc.org
LOOMIS Loomis Community Church
Main Street in Loomis 9:45 a.m. Sunday School 11 a.m. Worship Service Pastor Bob Haskell Information: 509-223-3542
Chesaw Community Bible Church
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MOLSON Community Christian Fellowship
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RIVERSIDE Riverside Lighthouse - Assembly of God
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TONASKET Holy Rosary Parish
1st & Whitcomb Ave., Tonasket 10:30 a.m. English Mass 1st Sunday of the Month Other Sundays at 8:30 a.m. 7:00 p.m. Spanish Mass every Saturday Father Jose Maldonado • 476-2110
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1608 Havillah Rd., Tonasket • 509-485-3342 Sun. Worship 9 a.m. • Bible Study & Sun. School 10:15
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Crossroads Meeting Place Tonasket Foursquare Church
415-A S. Whitcomb Ave. • Pastor George Conkle Sunday: 10 a.m. (509) 486-2000 • cell: (509) 429-1663
Tonasket Community UCC
24 E. 4th, Tonasket • 486-2181
“A biblically based, thoughtful group of Christian People”
Sunday Worship at 11 a.m. Call for program/activity information Leon L. Alden, Pastor
Whitestone Church of the Brethren
577 Loomis-Oroville Rd., Tonasket. 846-4278 9:15am Praise Singing. 9:30am Worship Service 10:45am Sunday school for all ages
Ellisforde Church of the Brethren
32116 Hwy. 97, Tonasket. 846-4278 10am Sunday School. 11am Worship Service
“Continuing the work of Jesus...simply, peacefully, together”
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APRIL 17, 2014 | OKANOGAN VALLEY GAZETTE-TRIBUNE
TONASKET JUNIOR RODEO 2014 TONASKET JUNIOR RODEO RESULTS (placers in each category)
Total Points - Chance Stucker 11, Oliver Williams 5, Blake Rise 4, Chase Nigg 4. Bulls - 1. Chase Nigg 72. Chute Dogging - 1. Blake Rise 3.515; 2. Chance Stucker 7.175; 3. Oliver Williams 10.635. Calf Rope - 1. Chance Stucker 21.750; 2. Oliver Williams 29.870. Steer Wrestling - 1. Chance Stucker 16.065
Total Points - Kaelyn Marchand 13, Bailey Nachigal 10, Haley Wainright 8, Savanna Bolich 6, Sierra Stukel 3, Shyanne Tedford 2, Mollee Gray 1, Sage Marinello 1. Cow Riding - 1. Bailey Nachigal; 2. Kaelyn Marchand 63. Goat Tying - 1. Kaelyn Marchand 9.340; 2. Bailey Nachigal 9.600; 3. Savanna Bolich 10.250; 4. Mollee Gray 10.880. Barrel Racing - 1. Haley Wainright 18.616; 2. Sierra Stukel 18.750; 3. Syanne Tedford 18.998; 4. Sage Marinello 19.218. Pole Bending - 1. Savanna Bolich 21.387; 2. Bailey Nachigal 21.552; 3. Kaelyn Marchand 21.774; 4. Haley Wainright 23.837. Steer Daubing - 1. Kaelyn Marchand 2.030; 2. Haley Wainright 2.615.
Total Points - Wade Bruemmer 15, Dylan Beck 10, Chantz Popelier 6, Cameron Plaisted 3, Elijah Hoisington 2. Calf Stake Tying - 1. Wade Bruemmer 14.345; 2. Dylan Beck 15.310; 3. Elijah Hoisington 23.015; 4. Cameron Plaisted 31.250. Chute Dogging - 1. Dylan Beck 4.815; 2. Wade Bruemmer 13.325; 3. Chantz Popelier 36.265. Breakaway Roping - 1. Wade Bruemmer 5.420; 2. Dylan Beck 6.375; 3. Chantz Popelier 7.750. Steer Daubing - 1. Wade Bruemmer 2.035; 2. Chantz Popelier 2.205; 3. Cameron Plaisted 2.845.
Clockwise from above, Taneesha LaCourse hangs on as she rides to a second place finish in Mutton Busting competition at the Tonasket Junior Rodeo on Saturday, April 12; Jaycie Richey navigates the Pole Bending course; Clay Buchert has his eye on the prize in Breakaway Roping; Bodee Blu Gudmundson is all smiles as he completes the California Stake Race.
Photos by Brent Baker
Total Points - Krista Marchand 11, Makenly Davis 10, Aubree Skone 6, Laatya James 6, Cheyanne Gleave 6, Joy Abrahamson 5, Elizabeth Bolich 5, Kienna James 3, Danika Caverly 1, Savannah Hinene 1. Cow Riding - 1. Joy Abrahamson 70. Goat Tying - 1. Krista Marchand 11.560; 2. Makenly Davis 12.575; 3. Cheyanne Gleave 14.700; 4. Joy Abrahamson 14.920. Barrel Racing - 1. Cheyanne Gleave 18.816; 2. Aubree Skone 18.832; 3. Elizabeth Bolich 19.041; 4. Danika Caverly 19.121. Pole Bending - 1. Laatya James 22.986; 2. Kieanna James 23.497; 3. Aubree Skone 23.531; 4. Elizabeth Bolich 23.765. Breakaway Roping - 1. Krista Marchand 4.500; 2. Makenly Davis 4.590; 3. Laatya James 7.045; 4. Savannah Hinen 9.425. Steer Daubing - 1. Makenly Davis 1.340; 2. Krista Marchand 2.030; 3. Elizabeth Bolich 2.735; 4. Aubree Skone 6.220.
Total Points - Clay Buchert 13, Brayden Schmidt 10, Tyler Popelier 9, Brit Egbert 4, Cash James 3, Willy Abrahamson 2. Goat Tying - Brayden Schmidt 15.220; 2. Tyler Popelier 20.990; 3. Clay Buchert 25.930; 4. Brit Egbert 30.405. Barrel Racing - 1. Clay Buchert 18.922; 2. Cash James 23.479; 3. Tyler Popelier 30.100; 4. Willy Abrahamson 33.611. Pole Bending - 1. Tyler Popelier 22.352; 2. Clay Buchert 24.113; 3. Brayden Schmidt 29.373; 4. Willy Abrahamson 36.013. Breakaway Roping - 1. Brayden Schmidt 3.605; 2. Brit Egbert 18.515. Steer Daubing - 1. Clay Buchert 3.535.
Total Points - Karlie Jo Richey 12, Abbi Popelier 7, Brooke Richey 6, Jessie Walker 5, Claire Ives 4, Daisy Allen 3, Hannah Beeman-Chlarson 3, Rebecca Hawley 2, Paige Thompson 2. Goat Tying - 1. Karlie Jo Richey 14.645; 2. Brooke Richey 15.015; 3. Rebecca Hawley 16.235; 4. Abbi Popelier 17.330. Barrel Racing - 1. Jessie Walker 18.796; 2. Hannah BeemanChlarson 18.910; 3. Abbi Popelier 19.090; 4. Karlie Jo Richey 19.300. Pole Bending - 1. Claire Ives 22.666; 2. Daisy Allen 24.762; 3. Paige Thompson 25.022; 4. Jessie Walker 28.215. Breakaway Roping - 1. Karlie Jo Richey 3.910; 2. Brooke Richey 11.410. Steer Daubing - 1. Abbi Popelier 2.220; 2. Karlie Jo Richey 3.050.
Total Points - Bryson Butterfly 18, Brier Selvidge 15, Braeden Signor-McLaughlin 12, Diesel Downey 8, Cooper Ives 3, Wyatt Egbert 2, Ryder Abrahamson 1, Trace Fulwiler 1, Grady Parsons 1. Calf Riding - 1. Braeden Signor-McLaughlin 63; 2. Cooper Ives 58; 2. Diesel Downey 58; 4. Ryder Abrahamson 54. Goat Flanking - 1. Braeden Signor-McLaughlin 10.295; 2. Bryson Butterfly 11.370; 3. Brier Selvidge 11.840; 4. Wyatt Egbert 13.660. Barrel Racing - 1. Brier Selvidge 19.828; 2. Bryson Butterfly 20.033; 3. Braeden Signor-McLaughlin 23.271; 4. Diesel Downey 25.437. Pole Bending - 1. Bryson Butterfly 23.966; 2. Brier Selvidge 25.019; 3. Diesel Downey 31.810; 4. Grady Parsons 40.621. California Stake Race - 1. Bryson Butterfly 7.869; 2. Brier Selvidge 7.921; 3. Braeden Signor-McLaughlin 8.581; 4. Trace Fulwiler 9.958. Dummy Roping - 1. Bryson Butterfly, 15 ft 9 pt; 2. Brier Selvidge 7 ft 14 pt; 3. Diesel Downey 7 ft 8 pt; 4. Wyatt Egbert 5 ft 11 pt.
Clockwise from above, JayCee Goodwin shares a happy moment with her mom after completing an event on Saturday; saddle winners included (l-r) Kaelyn Marchand (saddle sponsored by Beyers Market), Bryson Butterfly (The Junction), Quincy Downey (Ty Olson Construction) and Wade Bruemmer (OK Chevrolet Sales and Service); Cassie Hinen signals (and celebrates) completing her task in Goat Flanking; and Claire Ives shows ‘em who’s boss in Goat Tying.
Total Points - Quincy Downey 21, Sage Olmstead 18, Jaycie Richey 5, Sawyer Steffens 4, Naomi Yager 4, Jadya Taylor 3, Kassidy Bremner2, Rio Schmidt 1, Talliyah Timentwa 1. Calf Riding - 1. Quincy Downey 69; 2. Jadya Taylor 62; 3. Sage Olmstead 35. Goat Flanking - 1. Quincy Downey 10.080; 2. Sage Olmstead 11.640; 3. Naomi Yager 12.560; Jaycie Richey 13.580. Barrel Racing - 1. Quincy Downey 21.077; 2. Sage Olmstead 23.492; 3. Naomi Yager 26.784; 4. Rio Schmidt 27.553. Pole Bending - 1. Sage Olmstead 21.077, 2. Quincy Downey 24.095; 3. Jaycie Richey 26.799; 4. Talliyah Timentwa 30.342. California Stake Race - 1. Sage Olmstead 7.347; 2. Quincy Downey 7.737; 3. Jaycie Richey 8.111; 4. Kassidy Bremner 8.582. Dummy Roping - 1. Sawyer Steffens 8 ft 14 pt; 2. Quincy Downey 8 ft 9 pt; 3. Sage Olmstead 6 ft 8 pt; 4. Kassidy Brember 4 ft 8 pt.
Total Points - Rocksie Timentwa 24, Lucchese Ford 16, JayCee Goodwin 14, Ben Richey 8, Presley Steffens 7, Bodee Blu Gudmundson 6, Seth Austin 5, Riley Stucker 5, Taneesha LaCourse 3, Stetson Henry 1, Kate Hoisington 1. Mutton Busting - Seth Austin 70; 2. Ben Richey 62; 3. Taneesha LaCourse 57; 4. Rocksie Timentwa 46. Goat Tail Untying - 1. Lucchese Ford, 10.845; 2. Presley Steffens 11.815; 3. Rocksie Timentwa 12.450; 4. JayCee Goodwin 12.855; 5. Ben Richey 14.265. California Stake Race - 1. Rocksie Timentwa 9.196; 2. JayCee Goodwin 12.003; 3. Ben Richey 12.925; 4. Lucchese Ford 14.504; 5; Riley Stucker 14.667. Barrel Racing - 1. Rocksie Timentwa 22.787; 2. JayCee Goodwin 25.278; 3. Lucchese Ford 32.583; 4. Riley Stucker 37.092; 5. Kate Hoisington 44.572. Pole Bending - 1. Rocksie Timentwa 25.284; 2. Lucchese Ford 27.955; 3. JayCee Goodwin 38.704; 4. Riley Stucker 46.170; 5. Bodee Blu Gudmundson 61.946. Dummy Roping - 1. Bodee Blu Gudmundson 4 ft 7 pt; 2. Rocksie Timentwa 3 ft 5 pt; 3. Presley Steffens 3 ft 4 pt; 4. Lucchese Ford 2 ft 2 pt; 5. JayCee Goodwin 1 ft 3 pt.
Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune | APRIL 17, 2014
Tigers rip Chelan, oust ‘monkey’ Tonasket falls to Chelan in tennis
By Brent Baker firstname.lastname@example.org
TONASKET - The proverbial monkey is off the Tonasket baseball team’s back, convincingly so. The Tigers bounced back from a seven-run deficit in the second game of a doubleheader with Chelan on Friday, April 11, to beat the Goats 13-7 and win their first Caribou Trail League contest on the field since 2009. Other than a forfeit victory over Okanogan two years ago, the Tigers hadn’t been victorious in a league contest in 61 tries. That is one big monkey. “I’m glad for our seniors,” said Tonasket coach Tim Cork. “I’m happy that they can have that taste, have that CTL win and do it convincingly. “Their work ethic and attitude have been great. I think we can compete a lot better now that we’ve gotten that off their backs. There is something about that streak that gets to you.” It started out as a day where it looked like the streak could be broken, but after a disappointing 7-5 loss in the opener in which seven errors undermined John Rawley’s brilliant pitching, and losing the game after entering the seventh inning tied at 3-3, a letdown in the nightcap would have been predictable. It certainly started off that way as sophomore pitcher Adrian McCarthy gave up seven runs in the top of the first inning thanks in large part to defensive miscues. But McCarthy not only settled down, he dominated the rest of the way, allowing just two baserunners over the final four innings. The game was called after five innings due to darkness; without that efficient a pitching performance it likely would have been suspended and completed at a later date. “Adrian threw a heck of a game,” Cork said. “Especially to come back after all those errors in the first inning. He should been out of it with a couple of runs. For him to shut them out (the rest of the way) as a sophomore, and throwing some new pitches, throwing a curve and
By Brent Baker
TONASKET - Tonasket’s tennis teams both fell to Caribou Trail League power Chelan on Friday, April 11, losing 4-1 on both the boys’ and girls’ sided. Trevor Terris was the lone winner for the boys while Madi Villalva claimed a win for the girls. “Madi played one of her best matches of the season,” said Tonasket coach Mark Milner. “She continues to get better. She’s worked hard and it’s nice to see her get a win in this league, where girls singles is very competitive.” The girls fell to 0-5 (0-4 Caribou Trail League) while the boys are 2-3 overall (1-3 CTL).
Tonasket vs. Chelan, April 11 Girls - Chelan 4, Tonasket 1
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Nick Crandall rips his second two-run single of Tonasket’s 11-run second inning that keyed the Tigers’ victory over Chelan in the second game of Friday’s doubleheader. It was Tonasket’s first Caribou Trail League victory since 2009. change up instead of just fastballs. That takes a lot of guts for a young man.” McCarthy struck out six and didn’t walk a batter. The Tigers (5-3, 1-2 Caribou Trail League) turned it around with an 11-run second inning in which Nick Crandall had a pair of two-run singles and John Rawley added a two-run double and a two-run single. “We were down big, but it shows our guys have a lot of heart,” Cork said. “I almost thought that would be how we’d get that first win, that we’d have to come from behind and blow it through. “’To heck with the pressure we’re down and have nothing to lose.’ The guys have been in more competitive situations already this season than we’ve been in probably seven years. We have guys who have never been in this kind of game when things matter.
When it’s 15-0, who cares if I kick a ball? Well, now it matters, and that’s cool.” It mattered in the first game as Rawley gave up four hits and three walks while striking out four. Six of the seven runs he allowed, though were unearned, and he threw about 40 “extra” pitches thanks to seven errors (by five different players) that were the difference in the game. The Tigers tied the game at 1-1in the second inning when Jake Cory ripped on RBI double off the fence in the third to score Kjeld Williams. A basesloaded walk to Dallin Good and a Williams RBI single in the third gave Tonasket a 3-1 lead, but the Tigers, who had the bases loaded with one out, couldn’t build the lead. Chelan tied it with a pair of unearned runs in the fifth and took a 7-3 lead off a tiring Rawley, who was relieved by McCarthy in
Track squads compete at Cashmere By Brent Baker email@example.com
CASHMERE - A busy weekend meant that neither Oroville nor Tonasket’s track squads had all of their athletes available for the Cashmere Invitational, which featured about two dozen teams from both sides of the Cascades. On the girls’ side, the translated into an 11th place finish for the Tigers, while Oroville took 12th. For the boys, the Hornets finished 15th while Tonasket didn’t score. “We had a lot of PRs (personal records) Saturday, and some athletes had first time marks in events they have been working on,” said Oroville coach Harold Jensen. Sierra Speiker, running the 3000-meter (rather than the high school standard 3200) finished in 10:17, which would translate to a 3200 time of just under 11 minutes. “Not many girls in the state have run this fast,” Jensen. Only three girls have officially broken the 11 minute mark thus far. One - the otherworldly Alexa Efraimson of Camas (10:16) is in another class altogether. Speiker’s translated 3200 time would put her in the neighborhood with Andrea Masterson of LakesideSeattle (10:51) and Lauren Perry of Richland (10:58). Speiker also finished third in the 1500 (4:55.87) and fifth in the 800 (2:32.64). Tanner Smith led the boys with a third place finish in the 100 (11.79). Tonasket coach Bob Thornton was pleased that his team turned in 16 PRs, topped by Cassie Spear in the 400 (4th, 1:02.08), which was her best by 1.3 seconds and currently ranks eighth in the state. Other top performers for the Tigers included Kylie Dellinger in the 1500 (4th, 5:20), Rose Walts in the 100 Hurdles (2nd, 17.15) and triple jump (4th, 33-1); Alissa Young in the discus (6th, 85-11); and Kathryn Cleman, Jaden Vugteveen, Walts and Spear in the 4x100 relay (4th, 54.64). Top finishers for the boys included Beau Cork in the 400 (10th, 55.99); Joaquin Polito in the javelin (7th, 137-7); and Dallas Tyus in the triple jump (9th, 36-5.5).
Boys - Chelan 4, Tonasket 1
Team Scoring: King’s 109.5, Lynden 55.5, Meridian 54, Cascade 45, Zillah 45, Quincy 30, South Whidbey 29, Naches Valley 29, University Prep 28, Cashmere 27, Tonasket 25, Oroville 18, Cle Elum/Roslyn 14, Okanogan 12, Sultan 11, LaSalle 10, Omak 8, LaConner 6, Liberty Bell 2.
100 - 1. Maddy Parton, CAS, 13.06; 22. Bonnie Siegfried, TON, 14.88. 200 - 1. Maddy Parton, CAS, 26.91; 24. Johnna Terris, TON, 32.74; 25. Janelle Catone, TON, 33.00. 400 - 1. Jasmyne Neria, LYN, 1:01.13; 4. Cassie Spear, TON, 1:02.08. 800 - 1. Kacey Kemper, KNG, 2:23.48; 5. Sierra Speiker, ORO, 2:32.64; 12. Amber Monroe, TON, 2:52.35; 24. Mary Naylor, TON, 3:13.14. 1500 - 1. Kacey Kemper, KNG, 4:50.88; 3. Sierra Speiker, ORO, 4:55.87; 4. Kylie Dellinger, TON, 5:20.22. 3000 - 1. Sierra Speiker, ORO, 10:17.24. 100 Hurdles - 1. Samantha Kleyn, QCY, 17.03; 2. Rose Walts, TON, 17.15; 14. Janelle Catone, TON, 20.83. 4x100 Relay - 1. Lynden 51.39; 4. Tonasket (Spear, Vugteveen, Walts, Siegfried), 54.64. 4x200 Relay - Lynden 1:49.88; 9. Tonasket (Catone, Vugteveen, Siegfried, Terris) 2:06.39. 4x400 Relay - 1. South Whidbey 4:19.39; 7. Tonasket (Spear, Dellinger, Catone, Walts) 4:39.77. Shot Put - 1. Karly Hibbard, KNG, 398.5; 13. Alissa Young, TON, 27-0.5; 21. Sarai Camacho, ORO, 23-2.5. Discus - 1. Sierra Decker, KNG, 104-6; 6. Alissa Young, TON, 85-11; 17. Allison Glanzer, TON, 72-8; 26. Sarai Camacho, ORO, 59-1. Javelin - 1. Shelby Jacob, LYN, 123-1; 27. Alissa Young, TON, 70-1; 30. Allison Glanzer, TON, 63-11. High Jump - 1. Madi Hauck, KNG, 5-0; 16. Phoebe Poynter, ORO, 4-0. Pole Vault - 1. Elli Kimes, CSH, 9-6; 10. Jaden Vugteveen, TON, 6-0. Long Jump - 1. Ashleigh Frazer, CER, 17-2.5; 26. Mary Naylor, TON, 11-0.25. Triple Jump - 1. Brooke Benner, NCH, 33-8.5; 4. Rose Walts, TON, 33-1; 16. Jaden Vugteveen, TON, 27-9.75.
the seventh. Tonasket rallied in the bottom of the seventh on Rawley’s RBI single, and Wyatt Pershing scored on a wild pitch. The Tigers had the tying run at the plate but couldn’t capitalize. Cork was mystified by the defensive follies in the first game. “You never know what’s going through a young man’s head,” he said. “Pressure does weird things. You have to rise above it. But then you look at Wyatt, the freshman (who made two throws from third to record the final two outs of the second game), getting past it and going ‘Oh, you know, I can play this game and play it well,’ you’re starting to see some good things happen. “The cool thing was, we got over the top and started hitting the ball. They threw some strikes, we got the barrel on it and we beat them that way. There was no luck involved.” branch
Madi Villalva (T) def. Allie Schwantes (C) 6-4, 6-4 Sarah Junkel (C) def. Jenny Bello (T), 6-2, 6-2 Abby Phelps (C) def. Abby Gschiel (T) 6-1, 6-1 Megan Robinson/Shelby Dietrich (C) def. Brisa Leep/Bailee Hirst (T), 6-0, 6-0 Kayle Kronbauer/Vanessa Miller (C) def. Anna St. Martin/Norma Ramos (T), 6-0, 6-0
Eli Jenkins (C) def. Brian Hendrick (T) 7-5, 6-1 Trevor Terris (T) def. Bon Malana (C) 6-3, 6-4 Bryce Robinson (C) def. Walker Marks (T) 6-3, 6-4 Matt Barnes/Tanner Hendricks (C) def. Colton Leep/Morgan O’Brien (T) 6-3, 6-4 Javier Navarro/Collin Hendricks (C) def. Levi Schell/Jesse Holan (T) 6-2, 5-7, 6-0
Tonasket vs. Okanogan, April 8 Girls - Okanogan 5, Tonasket 0
Megan Patrick (O) def. Madi Villalva (T) 6-1, 6-0 Shelby Walker (O) def. Jenny Bello (T) 6-0, 6-1 Luisa Cardenas (O) def. Abby Gschiel (T) 6-0, 6-2 Jade Spencer/Meghan Foth (O) def. Brisa Leep/Bailee Hirst, 6-0, 6-0 Amanda Randolph/Izzy Luengas (O) def. Anna St. Martin/Norma Ramos, 6-0, 6-0
Boys - Tonasket 4, Okanogan 1
Brian Hendrick (T) def. Nathan Linklater (O), 6-4, 6-2 Trevor Terris (T) def. Blake Cheseledon (O), 6-0, 6-2 Dawson McCoy (O) def. Morgan O’Brien (T), 6-4, 60 Colton Leep/Walker Marks (T) def. Jose Alvarez/Chris Dearden (O), 7-5, 6-1 Jesse Holan/Levi Schell (T) def. NOah Brooks/Nick Patterson (O), 4-6, 6-1, 7-5
Hornets top Manson By Brent Baker firstname.lastname@example.org
MANSON - Oroville’s baseball team doubled up Manson 18-9 in the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday, April 12, to earn its first victory of the season. Manson came back to defeat the Hornets in the second game 11-9. Boone McKinney picked up the win on the mound in the opener, with Brentt Kallstrom closing in relief. McKinney also went 4-of-4 at the plate, including two doubles, scoring two runs and picking up three RBIs as the Hornets had 17 hits overall.
Dustin Nigg scored three runs and had a double and a triple; Casey Martin had three hits including a double and drove in two runs; William Shearer had a double, scored twice and drove in three runs; and Ricky Mathis added a double and a triple. Oroville also had 10 hits in the second game, though four errors contributed to Manson’s victory. Casey Martin started and took the loss on the mound. Nigg had three hits including a double, scored three runs and had two RBIs; Trevor Shearer and Hunter Martin each hit doubles. The Hornets (1-9, 1-5 CWL North Division) also lost to Bridgeport 12-2 on April 8.
Team Scoring: Zillah 87, King’s 71.25, Liberty Bell 50.25, Meridian 43, Quincy 39, Lynden 36.25, Cascade 34, Cashmere 29.75, South Whidbey 27.5, Sultan 22, Mansfield 20, LaConner 18, LaSalle 16, Naches Valley 12, Oroville 6, Connell 4, Wahluke 4, Okanogan 4, Omak 2, Tonasket 0. 100 - 1. Riley Olney, ZIL, 11.46; 3. Tanner Smith, ORO, 11.79; 18. Smith Condon, TON, 12.28; 32. Logan Mills, ORO, 12.76; 32. Devyn Catone, TON, 12.82. 200 - 1. Riley Olney, ZIL, 22.93; 14. Tanner Smith, ORO, 24.71; 17. Smith Condon, TON, 24.81; 400 - 1. Trent Postma, LYN, 51.34; 10. Beau Cork, TON, 55.99; 17. Hunter Swanson, TON, 57.52. 800 1. Liam Daily, LB, 2:01.27; 27. Abe Podkranic, TON, 2:27.32. 1500 - 1. Ben Klemmeck, LB, 4:17.77; 28. Abe Podkranic, TON, 4:58.03; 29. Diego Santana, ORO, 5:16.30; 30. Dalton Smith, TON, 5:25.16. 110 Hurdles - 1. Tyler Lee, CAS, 16.02; 17. Caio Baumstein, TON, 21.15. 4x100 Relay - 1. Zillah 44.48; 15. Tonasket (Catone, Villalva, Kenyon, Baumstein) 49.78. 4x400 Relay - 1. Zillah 3:35.85; 12. Tonasket (Catone, Condon, Cork, Swanson) 3:51.50. Shot Put - 1. Derek Crites, CAS, 49-6.25; 20. Chad Edwards, TON, 36-0.5; 26. Adrian Palomares, TON, 32-4; 32. Oscar Rosales-Cortez, ORO, 27-3; 33. Dakota Haney, ORO, 26-4.75. Discus - 1. Zach Jacobson, KNG, 150-2; 24. Joaquin Polito, TON, 88-11; 27. Oscar Rosales-Cortez, ORO, 82-1; 29. Dakota Haney, ORO, 77-2; 37. Chad Edwards, TON, 56-7. Javelin - 1. Nick French, SWD, 171-5; 7. Joaquin Polito, TON, 137-7; 28. Oscar Rosales-Cortez, ORO, 85-8. High Jump - 1. Macen McLean, MSFD, 6-4; 18. Matt Smith, ORO, 5-6. Pole Vault - 1. Carter Bushman, QCY, 13-6; 13. Matt Smith, ORO, 9-0. Long Jump - 1. Macen McLean, MSFD, 21-6; 24. Caio Baumstein, TON, 16-4.5. Triple Jump - 1. Kale Reichersamer, SWD, 39-11; 9. Dallas Tyus, TON, 365.5; 18. Blaine Hirst, TON, 33-0.
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SPORTS STANDINGS & SCHEDULES BOYS SOCCER Caribou Trail League (1A)
GIRLS tennis Caribou Trail League (1A)
L eague Overall Pts W L W L T Quincy 17 6 0 6 2 0 Brewster 15 5 1 7 1 0 Okanogan 12 4 2 5 2 0 Chelan 11 3 3 3 4 1 Cascade 9 3 3 3 3 1 Cashmere 6 2 4 3 5 0 Tonasket 2 1 5 3 5 0 Omak 0 0 6 0 8 0
League Overall W L W L Cascade 4 0 4 0 Okanogan 4 1 5 2 Chelan 3 1 4 1 Cashmere 3 2 3 3 Quincy 1 3 1 3 Omak 0 3 1 3 Tonasket 0 4 0 5
Central Washinigton Lge (B)
League Overall Pts W L W L T Liberty Bell 0 0 0 7 1 0 Bridgeport 0 0 0 3 2 0 Oroville 0 0 0 2 4 1 Manson 0 0 0 1 5 0
Cent. WA League No. Div. (2B)
League Overall W L W L Pateros (1B) 5 0 5 1 White Swan 5 1 5 1 Entiat 3 3 3 4 Oroville 2 3 3 3 Liberty Bell 1 4 1 4 Wilson Crk (1B) 0 3 0 3 Lk Roosevelt 0 4 0 4
Caribou Trail League (1A)
League Overall W L W L Brewster 3 0 8 0 Cashmere 3 0 8 1 Cascade 3 0 6 2 Okanogan 1 2 4 2 Tonasket 1 2 5 3 Chelan 1 2 3 7 Quincy 0 3 3 6 Omak 0 3 1 6
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Tonasket goalkeeper Derek Sund (center, blue shirt) and Elias Abrego meet in mid-air as teammates (l-r) Isaiah Yaussey-Albright, Cesar Reynoso, Hugo Sanchez, Christian Garcia, Carlos Abrego, Noe Vazquez and Abran Alvarez join the celebration after Sund’s second save in the game-deciding penalty kick shootout clinched the Tigers’ victory over defending state champion Chelan on Saturday.
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Soccer squad beats Chelan in shootout By Brent Baker
TONASKET - Whether it turns out to be as epic an upset as it would have been a year ago remains to be seen, but Saturday’s shootout victory over Chelan was just what the Tonasket boys soccer team needed. After several frustrating weeks of going toe-to-toe with the Caribou Trail League’s best teams - which annually are among the state’s best as well - the Tigers came away with a big prize after knocking off the defending state champions. As well as the Tigers have played for most of the season, it was their first CTL victory after staring the season with five losses. “It’s been a rollercoaster,” said Tonasket coach Jack Goyette. “These guys became a team today. It was all the guys; I don’t want to single anyone out. It was the whole team.” That said, there were a number of names that figured prominently in the outcome. While the game was evenly played on the field - Chelan outshot the Tigers 18-17 - the
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Isaiah Yaussey-Albright holds off some physical Chelan defense during the Tigers’ victory over the Goats on Saturday, April 12. Goats had far more quality scoring chances as goalkeeper Derek Sund made 16 saves, many of the spectacular, acrobatic variety. Chelan keeper Enrique Vargas had eight saves. Those totals didn’t include what transpired in the shootout. After playing to a 1-1 tie through regulation and two five minute overtime periods, the Tigers’ Michael Orozco, Noe Vazquez, Elias Abrego and Carlos Abrego each buried their shots in the ensuing penalty kick shootout.
Sund knocked down two Chelan shots to clinch the victory and set off a celebration at midfield. The Tigers took a 1-0 lead midway the first half as Elias Abrego scored off a combination play set up by Michael Orozco and Isaiah Yaussey-Albright. “That was just beautiful soccer there,” Goyette said. The lead lasted perhaps 15 seconds as Chelan’s Humberto Ramriez hit the equalizer that held up the rest of the way. The Tigers improved to 3-5
Cascade 1, Tonasket 0 LEAVENWORTH - The Tigers lost a heartbreaker at Cascade on Thursday, April 10, losing on an own goal in a game in which Tonasket outshot the Kodiaks 13-8. Sund made seven saves for the Tigers. Okanogan 4, Tonasket 1 OKANOGAN - Tonasket took a 1-0 lead on Michael Orozco’s goal in the first half, but couldn’t hold on as Okanogan broke open a close game with a pair of late goals. Justin Rivas, Fabian Rodriguez, Arturo Ramos and Jason Perez scored for the Bulldogs; Derek Sund made 16 saves for Tonasket. Both teams got off 18 shots, though the Tigers only forced Okanogan keeper Enrique Vargas into eight saves.
Hornets get close match ‘education’ Twice score tying goals in finals seconds of regulation By Brent Baker email@example.com
OROVILLE - Unlike recent seasons past, Oroville’s boys soccer team has found itself in a number of tightly contested games this spring. The Hornets are also learning to respond to that kind of pressure. Trailing by a goal at home against Moses Lake’s C squad, Christian Diaz netted the equalizer with 10 seconds remaining to earn Oroville a 4-4 tie with the Chiefs. Non-league games aren’t required to go to overtime, so the two squads settled for the draw. “It was a back and forth game,” said Oroville coach Mike Pitts. “They scored first and put us on our heels a bit. I was glad that the team responded well.” Two goals from Abe Capote and one from Aldo Perez put
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the Hornets up 3-2 in the second half, but Moses Lake answered with two quick scores to take the lead before Diaz drew Oroville even. “We haven’t had many tight games, so I was happy to see them fight it out,” Pitts said. “We need games like this going into league play.”
Newport tops Oroville in PKs NEWPORT - Newport avenged a defeat earlier in the season to
the Hornets with a victory in a penalty kick shootout after the two squads played to a 4-4 tie in regulation on Saturday, April 12. The Hornets let a 3-0 lead get away and trailed 4-3 late in regulation when Diaz was fouled in the goal area. Abe Capote netted the ensuing penalty kick, which went eight shooters before Newport emerged with a 6-5 edge. “We still have work to do on defense,” Pitts said. “With moving players around it’s taking time for
League Overall W L W L Liberty Bell 3 0 4 2 Lk Roosevelt 3 1 4 3 Bridgeport 4 2 5 4 Pateros (1B) 2 1 2 2 Oroville 1 5 1 9 Manson 1 5 1 8
them to recognize lane assignments and when to pressure and when to hold. I couldn’t be happier with how far we’ve come as a team and working out these kinks before league play is what it’s about.” As in the Moses Lake game, Capote led the Hornets (2-4-1) with two goals, with Perez and Diaz adding one apiece.
League Overall W L W L Kittitas 3 0 5 1 Soap Lake (1B) 3 1 7 1 Riv. Christian 2 2 4 5 White Swan 2 4 6 4 Waterville (1B) 1 4 3 6
Caribou Trail League (1A)
League Overall W L W L Okanogan 3 0 6 2 Brewster 3 0 5 3 Cashmere 3 0 6 3 Chelan 4 1 5 4 Omak 1 4 3 6 Cascade 0 3 2 5 Quincy 0 3 3 6 Tonasket 0 3 1 8
Cent. WA League No. Div. (2B)
League Overall W L W L Liberty Bell 2 0 6 1 Bridgeport 0 2 5 2 Oroville 0 0 5 0 Pateros (1B) 0 0 1 3 Lk Roosevelt 0 0 0 3 Manson 0 0 0 2
C ent. WA League So. Div. (2B)
League Overall W L W L Kittitas 0 0 5 2 White Swan 0 0 1 3 Soap Lake (1B) 0 0 0 2 Waterville (1B) 0 0 2 7
boys tennis Caribou Trail League (1A)
League Overall W L W L Chelan 4 0 5 0 Cashmere 4 1 4 2 Quincy 3 1 3 2 Omak 2 1 3 1 Tonasket 1 3 2 3 Cascade 1 3 1 3 Okanogan 1 5 1 6
Wednesday, April 16 GLF - Oroville vs. Lake Roosevelt at Banks Lake GC Thursday, April 17 BSC - Tonasket at Cashmere, 4:30 pm TEN - Tonasket at Cashmere, 4:30 pm BSC - Oroville at Liberty Bell, 4:00 pm Saturday, April 19 BB - Tonasket at Cashmere (2), 11:00 am BB - Oroville at Pateros (2), 11:00 am SB - Tonasket at Cashmere (2), 11:00 am SB - Pateros at Oroville (2), 11:00 am TEN - Oroville vs. White Swan (at Eastmont JH), 11:00 am TR - Oroville at Quincy Invite, 10:30 am Tuesday, April 22 BB - Okanogan at Tonasket (1), 4:30 pm BB - Manson at Oroville (1), 4:00 pm SB - Tonasket at Okanogan (1), 4:30 pm SB - Oroville at Manson (1), 4:00 pm BSC - Okanogan at Tonasket, 4:30 pm TEN - Oroville at Wilson Creek, 4:00 pm TEN - Okanogan at Tonasket, 4:30 pm TR - Oroville at Mansfield (Iceberg Invite) Wednesday, April 23 TR - Tonasket home vs. Chelan, Okanogan, Quincy, 4:00 pm Thursday, April 24 TEN - Tonasket at Omak, 4:30 pm TEN - Lk Roosevelt at Oroville, 4:00 pm BSC - Bridgeport at Oroville, 4:00 pm Friday, April 25 BB - Tonasket at Cascade (2), 3:30 pm BB - Bridgeport at Oroville (2), 3:30 pm TEN - Tonasket at Cascade, 4:30 pm TR - Tonasket & Oroville at Cashmere (Rieke Invite), 3:30 pm Saturday, April 26 SB - Oroville at Lk Roosevelt (2), 11:00 am SB - Cascade at Tonasket (2), 11:00 am BSC - Cascade at Tonasket, 11:00 am BSC - Manson at Oroville, 11:00 am TEN - Pateros at Oroville, 11:00 am
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Cent. WA League No. Div. (B)
League Overall W L W L Liberty Bell 3 0 4 0 Entiat (1B) 4 2 4 3 White Swan 3 3 3 3 Pateros (1B) 2 2 2 3 Lk Roosevelt 1 2 1 2 Oroville 1 3 1 4 Wilson Crk (1B) 0 2 0 2
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PUBLIC HOSPITAL DISTRICT NO. 4, OKANOGAN COUNTY, WASHINGTON (North Valley Hospital) NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held on the 24th day of April, 2014, for the purpose of re-
SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON COUNTY OF THURSTON FAMILY & JUVENILE COURT In the Matter of the Estate of: ELEANOR GAPPERT COOK, Deceased. NO. 14-4-00203-8 NOTICE TO CREDITORS The Personal Representative named below has been appointed and has qualified as the Personal Representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise
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SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR OKANOGAN COUNTY Estate of EDWARD WILLIS FIGLENSKI, Deceased. NO. 14-4-00042-1 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS PLEASE TAKE NOTICE The above Court has appointed me as Personal Representative of Decedent’s estate. Any person having a claim against the Decedent must present the claim: (a) Before the time when the claim would be barred by any applicable statute of limitations, and (b) In the manner provided in RCW 11.40.070: (i) By filing the original of the claim with the foregoing Court, and (ii) By serving on or mailing to me at the address below a copy of the claim. The claim must be presented by the later of: (a) Thirty (30) days after I served or mailed this Notice as provided in RCW 11.40.020(1)(c), or (b) Four (4) months after the date of first publication of this Notice. If the claim is not presented within this time period, the claim will be forever barred except as provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective for claims against both the Decedent’s probate and non-probate assets. Date of First Publication of this Notice: April 10, 2014 /s/ Dale L. Crandall Dale L. Crandall, Attorney for Ernest W. Figlenski, Personal Representative PO Box 173 Loomis, WA 98827 Published in the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on April 10, 17, and 24, 2014. #554064
applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the Personal Representative or the Personal Representative’s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the Personal Representative served or mailed the notice to creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020 (1)(c); or (2) Four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. DATE OF FILING COPY OF NOTICE TO CREDITORS with Clerk of Court: April 3, 2014 DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION: April 10, 2014 Personal Representative: Roy Gappert 9333 Springer Lake Lane Olympia, WA 98501 Attorney for Personal Representative: Clinton L. Morgan, WSBA #22181 Morgan Hill, PC 2102 Carriage Dr. SW, Bldg. C Olympia, WA 98502 Court of Proceedings and cause number: Thurston County Superior Court: 14-4-00203-8 Published in the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on April 10, 17, 24, 2014. #554487
ceiving public comment on the proposed project of replacing all windows with the assistance of grant funding from Rural Development in the North Valley Extended Care facility located at 22 W. 1st Street, Tonasket, WA 98855 Any interested person may present their comments by making oral comments at the time of the public hearing or by submitting their comments in writing prior to or at the time of the public hearing. The hearing shall be held at the Commissioner’s Board Room at North Valley Hospital located at 126 Whitcomb Ave., Tonasket, Washington, commencing at 7:00 p.m. on the date set forth above. PUBLIC HOSPITAL DISTRICT NO. 4 OKANOGAN COUNTY, WASHINGTON (North Valley Hospital) /s/ Helen Casey President of the Commission Published in the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on April 17, 2014. #555671
FIRST PUBLICATION State of Washington Job Order Contract Services Submittal Date: May 13, 2014 12:00pm The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), Maintenance and Operations, Capital Facilities is requesting qualifications and past performance from Contractors interested in providing Job Order Contract (JOC) services at WSDOT Regional Headquarters, Maintenance Sites, Safety Rest Areas, and at other facility locations throughout the state. The selected Job Order Contractor shall provide indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity construction services including, but not limited to, renovation and repair of roofing systems, HVAC systems, and other facility systems at fixed unit prices. To access the advertisement and submittal information please go to the WSDOT Administrative Contracts web site at: h t t p : / / w w w. w s d o t . w a . g o v / B u s i ness/Contracts/default.htm If you do not have Internet access, please call (360) 705-7547 to obtain a copy of the advertisement. Published: The Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on April 17, 2014. #556196
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A new 10 foot by 24 foot storage building has been constructed behind the Oroville Depot Museum by the Borderlands Historical Society. It will be insulated and climate controlled for storage of artifacts.
Work continues at the Oroville Depot Museum, including the installation of double pain windows inside, as well as an ADA accessible doorway to the Visitor Information Center and ADA bathrooms.
Oroville Depot Museum gets upgrades Historical Society sets goal of raising $25,000 for repairs and enhancements SUBMITTED BY KAY SIBLEY BORDERLANDS HISTORICAL SOCIETY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Upgrading was the theme for the fall and winter work at your local depot museum. The board of the museum and historical society has begin an ambitious slate of projects to bring your local museum into the 21st century. No the board is not changing the 1907 depot but enhancing and repairing. Over $10,000 dollars had been raised toward the $25,000 goal. The current progress has depleted the fund. Donations toward the fund can be made to the Borderlands Historical Society, P.O. Box 909,
Oroville, WA 98844. Kinross Gold. Finished projects include What more remains? The list retaining the original windows continues: lighting improvement and adding double pane windows in the VIC and museum, insulaon the inside to assist with heat tion in the ceiling, a covered disand cooling costs; new securi- play area for the banking, remodty door in the hallway between eling the former men’s waitexhibit spaces; new storage ing room, better known as the building 10’ by 24’ which is kitchen area, into research space being insulatand a serving ed, climate kitchen, paintVeranda Sale controlled to ing the outside preserve artiof the buildThe Borderlands Historical facts; an ADA ing, finishing Society plans a Veranda accessible the remodel Sale at the depot on entry door to of the inside Saturday May 3. Donations the VIC and of the caboose for the sale will gladly be museum; ADA and providing accepted, call Dorothy bathrooms a cover to proPetry at 509-476-2187 to and an outtect a railroad arrange a pickup. side ramp and “speeder.” stairs. A Veranda Many thanks Sale at the to the individuals and businesses depot is scheduled for Saturday, who have assisted: Chris Palmer May 3 to help raise funds for of Palmer Construction, Brian these projects. Need to clean Thompson of Thompson Bees, your garage or home? Donations Robert Lawrence of Lawrence for the sale would be welcome. Construction, Randy Opal of Please call Dorothy Petry at Extreme Concrete Design and 509-476-2187 for pick up. The
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A trench was dug from the depot to the storage building to bring power for climate control. museum and historical society board meet the second Tuesday of every month at 4:30 p.m. in
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