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Oroville School principals renewed by ‘default’ BY GARY A. DE VON EDITOR@GAZETTE-TRIBUNE.COM

OROVILLE – While Oroville’s two school principals’ contracts were renewed by “default,” Superintendent Steve Quick’s contract was not extended for a third year after a motion to approve failed for lack of a second. The motion was called for as part of the agenda from the last school board meeting held Monday, June 29. School Director Todd Hill said he wanted to move to “disapprove” the contract extension, but was told that a motion could only be voted on for approval and that if it did not get enough votes it would be considered “disapproved.” However, Director Amy Wise’s motion to approve the one-year extension didn’t get a second and failed. “The motion dies for a lack of a second,” said Director Rocky DeVon, the board chairman. This doesn’t mean Quick is going anywhere, he still has two years remaining on a three-year contract and the board could elect to readdress an extension at a future meeting if they choose. The situation regarding the two principals, Joan Hoehn at the elementary and Kristin Sarmiento at the high school,

was even more unusual. When it came to voting on renewing their contracts Hill stepped in at each vote and said they were renewed by “default” because their contracts are renewed automatically unless they are informed that they won’t be by mid-May, which they weren’t. “I move to take no action... after consulting legal council the contract is renewed by default,” said Hill. TEACHING STAFF TO FIGHT BACK The school board briefly discussed two programs that would aid teachers and other staff how to diffuse or end a threat to the school. The first is called GAP Security Officer Training the other would involve special training that would allow certain staff to have to be armed on school grounds. “I really like the GAP training, it teaches staff how to fight back. If you’re not trained often people tend to panic,” said Director Hill, who is Oroville’s Police Chief. “We’re not talking about arming teachers?” asked Booker. “That’s a different type of training, but it could be part of the equation,” said DeVon. “Three schools in the state have gone through this process.” Booker said having to arm teachers

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Water Ranch turned over to Tonasket

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Oroville’s Community Fireworks Display was delayed a day after pyro-technician Bryan Sawyer was injured when a test shot misfired about 5 p.m. After consulting with the show’s sponsors, the Oroville Chamber of Commerce, it was announced that the annual display would take place on Sunday. Sawyer, still recovering from his injuries, and another licensed pyro-technician were on hand Sunday and some special shells were added to the mix. This moment from the grand finale’, above, capped off a colorful Fourth of July display, even if it took place on the evening of the fifth.

TONASKET - Bathing-suit clad revelers and ladies in waterproof skirts turned out for a trial run of Tonasket’s Water Ranch during the noon hour Tuesday, June 30. Bob McGarvey and Dennis Vomastic with Northwest Playground Equipment, Inc., arrived in the morning to set the timing on the water features, installed the previous day by Ty Olson and crew. “The contractor did a great job. We just came in to tweak it a little,” said

McGarvey, adding they would “play around with the throttle valves a little more” that afternoon. They also spent time with the city crew, showing them how to run the system. “We went through the system and the programming of it. It’s pretty simple, but the control work is really interesting,” said Hugh Jensen, City Maintenance Supervisor. “It looks great, and I expect this to be a very popular park,” McGarvey said. “When communities put them in, they

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Fireworks blamed for Tonasket house fire them their house was on fire. “My parents got out safe and are staying with me in Oroville. That’s the important The Tonasket Police Department is thing. It could have been a different day; investigating the cause of a fire that it could have been a different story,” Hart destroyed a home at 204 Third Street on said. “We can keep our memories; the house is gone but we the Fourth of July. are alive and safe and “We don’t know that’s what matters.” who set off the fire“I’m very grateful my “I’m very grateworks that caused the fire,” said Angie Hart. husband and I made ful my husband and I made it out of the “People in the house it out of the fire. Darn fire,” said Doddie Hart. behind us and people fireworks. I in the apartment comfireworks. I wish they “Darn wish they didn’t have plex were setting them didn’t have them them anymore.” off. People just don’t Doddie Hart said care, I guess.” anymore.” the fire came as a Hart, who grew up Doddie Hart, Homeowner who shock. “We don’t know in the home that her lost her home to fire on July 4th who set it off. We had parents bought when our curtains pulled, they were first married and I was just about 42 years ago, said her parents, Ted and Doddie Hart, weren’t ready to go to bed. A couple of neighbors setting off fireworks and they weren’t were shooting the fireworks off.” Tonasket Fire Chief Andy Gasho said watching fireworks. They were in the house watching TV when a neighbor came and knocked on the door and told SEE FIRE | PG A3 BY KATIE TEACHOUT

Tonasket Fire Chief Andy Gasho and a crew of nine responded to this Fourth of July fire call, arriving on scene within two minutes and preventing this roof fire from spreading throughout the neighborhood. Tonasket Police and Tonasket EMS were also on hand. Homeowners Ted and Doddie Hart got out safely, thanks to neighbors alerting them. “This could have been a different day; it could have been a different story,” reflected Angie Hart on her parents’ safety and well-being.

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Voters to decide on Parks & Rec District this fall BY KATIE TEACHOUT

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OKANOGAN - Okanogan County Commissioners gave their support to the formation of a Parks and Recreation District in Tonasket on Monday, June 29. The measure will go on the ballot in the fall for voters to decide on. The proposed Parks and Recreation District covers an area with an approximate radius of 15 miles around Tonasket. “We would like to thank the county commissioners for their unanimous support of the effort to form a parks and recreation district in the greater Tonasket area,” said Jen Weddle. “We are excited that Tonasket will have an opportunity

to vote on whether a recreation district is right for our community.” Weddle, who serves as Secretary for the Tonasket Swimming Pool Association, is one of several volunteers who formed a Parks and Recreation Feasibility Study Group that began meeting once a week last March to look at how a Parks and Recreation District might be able to help realize the city having a swimming pool again. The group conducted a detailed survey on parks and recreation needs in the Tonasket area. Tonasket Councilwoman Claire Jeffko said Peter James, Norm Weddle, Jen Weddle, Jen Ward, Emily Bjelland, Rob Thompson, Michele Glovia, herself and fellow council member Scott Olsen

“started brainstorming for at least six to eight weeks. Every single Monday we met, as we were determined to succeed.” Jeffko said the group gathered 560 signatures on a petition to put it on the ballot. “I got twenty-five signatures in one hour. It took us less than a week to get the required amount,” said Jeffko. “We all just took petitions and ran with it. It was quite a wonderful effort. Everyone worked together seamlessly.” The study group met with the county commissioners on two occasions. Jeffko said the second meeting saw supporters in the audience where before there had been none. “The Chamber was represented, the

Pool committee was represented, and nurses spoke in favor of aqua therapy,” said Jeffko. “Monte Smith’s granddaughter and Noni Alley presented great talking points. Being the last to speak, I just spoke from a grandmother point of view. My grandchildren learned to swim in Tonasket, and when the eldest fell into Lake Washington, tragedy was averted because he had swim lessons. Swim lessons are a vital tool that should be available to all children regardless of family income.” “It was amazing to pull it off. The commissioners supported it unanimously,” said Norm Weddle. County Commissioner Sheilah Kennedy said one concern discussed by

commissioners was creating another JR Taxing District and taxing the people. “Once created and taxed, it usually never goes away,” said Kennedy. “But it was also recognized the importance to our children.” The levy rate is set at about $15 per $100,000. “The commissioners said they hate to raise taxes, but it is an investment in the kids, and for the community,” said Karen Stangland, Treasurer of the Tonasket Swimming Pool Association. “It is impressive the work that went into this and the amount of money raised,” Kennedy said. The pool association has raised over half a million dollars so far.

RANCH | FROM A1 are always well attended. And even though they are only open a few months of the year, they get more activity than a lot of facilities except maybe the soccer fields.”

“It’s very nice to have my girlfriends here to celebrate with me,” Linda Black, Project Coordinator Tonasket Water Ranch

Linda Black, who spearheaded the idea for the Water Park four years ago and anticipated it would take two years at most to complete was relieved for the process to finally be over. Her “support team” of girlfriends joined her at the Water Ranch before taking her to Shannon’s for lunch and an afternoon float down the river. “It’s very nice to have my girlfriends here to celebrate with me,” said Black. “They’ve been hearing about this project way too long, so maybe now I can talk about other things.” “We’re not going to let her sign up for anymore volunteer projects for awhile,” joked Black’s friend Collette Biele of Oroville. The City of Tonasket does not yet know when it will be ready to open the Water Ranch to the public.

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Kathy Olson, of Ty Olson Construction, and Linda Black watch friends and family try out the water features for the very first time.

Linda Black (seated on water feature) was joined by several girlfriends, whom she called her ‘support team’ in celebration of completion of the Water Ranch. Black devoted four years to taking the Splash Park Water Ranch from a dream state to a concrete reality.

Jesse Olson, already soaked from water play, ducks under a bovine water feature.

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OKANOGAN - There will be a special three-day filing period for all candidates who want to file for commissioner of the proposed Tonasket Park and Recreation District, according to Chief Deputy Auditor Mila M Jury, an election official for Okanogan County There are five positions available to file for : Tonasket Park and Recreation District, Commissioner Pos. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5. Candidates must be a registered voter and live within the proposed district. There will be no filing fee and all positions are At-Large Candidates can file online at vote.wa.gov/okanogan, in person at the Auditors office, or by mail. Online filing will be from 9 a.m. on Monday, July 13, 2015 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15, 2015. Auditors Office hours are from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and the office is located in the Okanogan County Courthouse. To file by mail send to Okanogan County Auditor, P.O. Box 1010, Okanogan, WA 98840. For more information contact the office by phone at 509-4227240 or by email at elections@ co.okanogan.wa.us.

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Jesse and Jentri Olson share space on a water pig while Kathy Swedberg and Joanne Morris dance around a water feature behind them. Also pictured is Peggy Swanburg.

Stan Kvistad of Olson Construction makes a minor adjustment to to the sprinkler force of a water feature posing as a camel. Joanne Morris (left) and Kathy Swedberg try out a water feature that requires pushing and pulling.

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Newby Lake Fire burning in Canada and Pasaytan and Tuesday. An Incident Team was setting up at the Tonasket School District and Tonasket City Hall was contacted about the TONASKET – The Newby staging of around five helicopters Lake wildfire, in Canada and the and 30 personnel at the Tonasket Pasayten Wilderness, was pushed Airport, according to Tonasket by wind to the east and south past Mayor Patrick Plumb. the international border again, “Please keep your eye out for making its way to the headwafire traffic on Tonasket ters of Long Draw Creek Airport Road. I would west of Goodenough assume that they will start Peak. “This naturally-occurring fire is having public meetings on BC Wildfire Service burning in the remote wilderfire status and if I am supindicates the cause of plied that information I the fire to be lightning ness..... Fire Officers are working will share it. At this time and was discovered July closely with our partners in the Tonasket is under no fire 2. The fire crossed from danger or any specific the Snowy Protected United States to coordinate wildwatch other than normal Area in Canada into the fire weather warnings,” fire response” United States. said the mayor. “This naturallyBC Wilfire Service The Forest Service occurring fire is burning is working closely with in the remote wildertheir partners at BC ness. The BC Wildfire Service is actively monitoring this Mile and Iron Gate Trailheads Wildfire Service and Washington incident and assessing potential and from Windy Peak north to State Department of Natural wildfire response tactics. Fire Haig Mountain and the Canadian Resources to coordinate wildOfficers are working closely with Border. The Pasayten Wilderness fire response and public inforour partners in the United States encompasses 531,000 acres, mation. Additional information, to coordinate wildfire response,” skirting more than 50 miles of including maps and photos, is reports the BC Wildfire Service, Canada’s border and encompass- at inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/ or bcwildfire.ca. which estimates the fire to be ing the crest of the Cascades. The Province of BC is cau1,453 acres (588 hectares). Smoke coming from the direcFive fire crews and a Type 2 tion of Loomis, could be seen in tioning all British Columbians to incident management team have Oroville and Tonasket on Monday be diligent with fire safety and BY GARY A. DEVON

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been ordered and the team was briefed Monday, according to the U.S. Forest Service. The area closure that has been in place will be expanded to encompass all National Forest Lands (both in and out of the Pasayten Wilderness) north of Fourteen

FIRE | FROM A1 the call went out at 10:23 p.m. and firefighters were on the scene at 10:25 p.m. Nine firemen with five fire trucks were able to confine the fire to the roof and eaves of the home. “It started to get our garage, but they knocked it out,” said Angie Hart, pointing out metal roofing on the neighbor’s house that began to buckle from the heat.

said the home is not livable at all; between the fire, smoke and water damage. “It’s pretty bad on the inside,” said Doddie Hart. “Farmers Insurance has been wonderful to work with. All the neighbors and the whole town has been supportive; all their prayers and wanting to do stuff for us. Tonasket is a great community to live in.”

Angie Hart said she was working at the Asian Bistro at Twelve Tribes Casino when she got the call from her mom. “I had someone get ahold of my boss and tell her I had to leave. Eight members (of the fire department) were sitting down at the hall. They got here really fast, and I commend their quickness and their teamwork. They did an awesome job.” “We have a fantastic fire department. They were there quick,” said Doddie Hart. Gasho said the fire department has a BBQ down at the fire hall every fourth of July. “There were nine or ten firemen there, as there is always at least one fire in town on the fourth,” said Gasho. Neighbor Mike Ward said he was driving south into town from Highway 97 around 10:30 p.m. when he noticed the fire. “Even with this house burning, there were still a lot of fireworks going off,” said Ward. “I didn’t think anyone in Eastern Washington would still be thinking of doing this. Ordinance in place or not, we should be able to police ourselves and make sure this doesn’t happen again.” Both Angie and Doddie Hart

MAYOR ISSUES PROCLAMATION In a special meeting of the Tonasket City Council held Tuesday, June 30, council members made a motion to adopt the burn ban currently in place by Fire District 4, the agency contracted to provide services to the city of Tonasket. Council members also discussed drafting an ordinance outlawing fireworks, but it would need to be put in place 365 days ahead of time. Mayor Patrick Plumb issued the following proclamation June 30: “At this time the city of Tonasket strongly urges all cititzens to not light or utilize any fireworks in the city limits due to fire danger and the burn ban as adopted by Tonasket City Council on June 30, 2015. This request will take place immediately and be over when the burn ban is lifted by the Tonasket Fire Chief.” Fireworks regulation in Washington state is largely governed by the state fireworks law and the administrative regulations adopted by the Washington State Patrol. Counties and cities can be more restrictive than state restrictions, and can even ban all sale and discharge of fireworks, but they cannot be more liberal.

Firemen remained on scene until 12:02 a.m. July 5. Also on hand were Tonasket Police and EMS.

The state supreme court decision in Brown v. Yakima held that the state fireworks law does not prevent a local government from enacting an ordinance more restrictive than state law; however, any local rules that are more restrictive may be effective no sooner than one year from their adoption, according to RCW 70.77.250.

Yakima County and the City of Spokane Valley both have prohibited the use, sale and discharge of fireworks, other than public displays which require applying for a permit 10 days ahead of time. On the Westside, Bellevue, Kirkland and Shoreline have prohibited fireworks, with Shoreline requiring a 30-day wait on permits for public displays.

Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark banned all outdoor fires, including campfires and fireworks, on Washington State DNR protected lands. Likewise, the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission has banned all campfires at state parks. “The fire danger is now unlike any we’ve seen here in a long time, if ever,” said Governor Jay Inslee June 26. “We need to be prepared for the possibility of an unprecedented fire season.” “I have no idea how to convey to people how high the fire danger is in town this year, yet people are setting off fireworks all over the place,” stated Plumb at 10:13 p.m. on July 4. “It’s not that I didn’t try letting people know. Anyone setting off fireworks with a burn ban and with the fire danger being what it is, takes the liability into their own hands tonight.”

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The Newby Lake wildfire, burning in Canada and the Pasayten Wilderness, as seen in the late afternoon Sunday, July 5, from Havillah Road. orders currently in effect, impacting over 800 homes. As of July 9 Campfires have been prohibited across the

report all wildfires to authorities as 184 active fires are being fought across British Columbia with nine evacuation alerts and

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest and there is a burn ban in place for all of Okanogan County, as well as on DNR state land.

Okanogan County Public Health issues air quality advisory County Public Health. “Occasional periods of poor air quality are expected in Okanogan County this week with smokerelated particulates reaching levels considered unhealthy for sensitive groups,” Hilton writes. “According to the latest Smoke Management/Weather forecast information available, these periods of poor air quality are expected to occur intermittently through the week.” To alleviate or mitigate some of the smoke’s effects take the following measures: Stay indoors with the windows closed. Use the recycle or re-circulate setting on your vehicle’s air conditioner. During hot weather if you do not have air conditioning then consider visiting a place that does, such as a friend’s house, relative’s

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OKANOGAN – In response to the current fire conditions Okanogan County Public Health has released an advisory regarding periods of poor air quality and people who may be most sensitive to the smoke in the air. As smoke from fires burning in Okanogan and surrounding counties and Canada moves over Okanogan County, individuals most sensitive or susceptible to airborne particulates such as infants and young children, the elderly, pregnant women, diabetics or those with pre-existing lung and cardiovascular conditions may be experiencing considerable discomfort, according to David Hilton, Environmental Health Director with Okanogan

house, or a public library. Don’t smoke and try to avoid physical exertion. Lastly, if you experience symptoms of cardiovascular or lung problems contact your health care provider. If you cannot reach your health care provider call 911. More information is available concerning air quality at the following websites: Ecology: https://fortress. wa.gov/ec y/enviwa/Default. ltr.aspx and http://wasmoke. blogspot.com/. Should you have any questions regarding this information please contact the Okanogan County Public Health office at 509-4227140. Normal office hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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FIGHT BACK | FROM A1 would be a “sad state of affairs,” although he was not adverse to the GAP training. “Honestly Ed, it would not be open to every staff member, there would be a screening and selection process,” DeVon said. Hill added that Supt. Quick, who was not present, said it was

something to talk about and perhaps have a public forum. “I think we have to have a discussion about this, it doesn’t mean we have to do it,” said Director Mike Egerton. “I think we need a healthy debate, I want to know what the community thinks, what the teachers think.”

Hill added, “We don’t even know what our insurers would say.” Students at the schools he had visited felt it was a positive step, according to DeVon. “But GAP and firearms are two separate issues,” DeVon said, adding that public input was needed.

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Above, Stewart Leslie of Chesaw took second place in the senior cow riding at the Chesaw Rodeo and was named All Around Cowboy for his combined scores Saturday. Above right, Carley Pitts from Colville, Wash. the All Around in the Junior Rodeo events, had a time of 14.80 in the junior barrel racing.

THESE GIRLS ‘GOT GAME’

Stewart Leslie ‘All Around’ Cowboy at Chesaw Rodeo

first place in the junior barrel racing. Here are the results from the 2015 rodeo:

CHESAW – This year saw local Chesaw cowboy Stewart Leslie in the top “All Around” spot for the senior division for the Chesaw Fourth of July Rodeo. Carly Pitts of Colville took home top “All Around” honors in the junior rodeo division. Leslie came in second in the ranch-style saddle bronc event, and senior cow riding and third in the wild cow milking, along with partner Lyndsy Nelson, also of Chesaw. No one was able to hang on long enough in the saddle bronc and bareback events at Chesaw on Saturday. Pitts took

1. Cesar Bobodilla, Tonasket

SENIOR ROPING

RANCH STYLE SADDLE BRONC 1. Dustin Nigg, Chesaw 2. Stewart Leslie, Chesaw 3. Chris Smith, Tonasket 4. Jake Nelson, Chesaw

SENIOR COW RIDING

1. Jake Nelson, Chesaw 2. Stewart Leslie, Chesaw 3. Jimmy Bartz, Soap Lake; Wyatt Pershing, Tonasket; and Dustin Nigg, Chesaw

WILD COW MILKING

1. Dennis Wines & Chris Smith,

Tonasket 2. The Cushman Team, Port Orchard 3. Stewart Leslie & Lyndsy Nelson, Chesaw

OPEN BARRELS

1. Kellie Burton, 14.77, Tonasket 2. Autumn Frye, 14.85, Colville 3. Brittany Jewett, 14.94, Chesaw 4. Laura Sanders, 15.36, Kettle Falls.

JUNIOR BARRELS

1. Carly Pitts, 14.80, Colville 2. Camille Wilson, 15.50, Tonasket 3. Michaun Kelpman, 17.32, Brewster 4. Cora Diehl, 19.10, Chesaw

JUNIOR COW RIDING 1. Drake Fox, Oroville

PEE WEE BARRELS

1. Brier Selvidge, Malott 2. McKenzie Herriman, Odessa 3. Taylor Leslie, Chesaw

A SPLASH OF COLOR

Four Oroville girls were Champions in their age division - High School Girls, at this year’s Hoopfest in Spokane, the largest 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament in the world. The “Just Elevate” team of Lily Hilderbrand, Mikayla Scott, Sydney Egerton and Hannah Hilderbrand defeated four teams in temperatures that had the blacktop as high as 150 degrees Fahrenheit at times. Their last match was against “Death by Net,” a team that really wanted to win after already suffering defeat by this fearsome foursome. Submitted photo

Runners in the first annual Be Loud, Be Colorful Run got covered with patriotic red, white and blue powder last Saturday morning, July 4th. The run was put on to help raise funds for the Oroville High School Cheerleaders. Over 90 runners paid $15 to participate in the 5K run which started and ended at Oroville’s Deep Bay Park

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Five-year-old Buck Shaw Jr. from Oroville caught this four pound, 19.5 inch long, bass at Oroville’s Henry Kniss Riverfront Park. on June 1. The fish, which was about half as long as he is tall, was quite a catch for the youngster.

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Roman Combs-Boge, from Oroville, caught this large mouth bass on June 25 at Henry Kniss Riverfront Park. He was fishing with a Rattlin’ Rapala and the fish, which was just under 7 pounds and 22 5/8” long, was the “biggest” he’s ever caught.

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King v. Burwell: Activist Court bails out Obamacare OPINION BY U.S. REP. DAN NEWHOUSE (R) FOURTH LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT - WA

Last week in a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court accepted the federal government’s argument in the case of King v. Burwell, and in the process effectively rewrote legislative text. I was deeply disappointed with the Court’s ruling. Justice Antonin Scalia wrote in his dissent that, “the Court forgets that ours is a government of laws and not of men.” The Court’s decision effectively rescued Obamacare from its own text, setting a worrisome precedent that ignores the legislative role our Constitution gives exclusively to the people’s elected representatives in Congress. The issue before the Court centered on whether the wording of the text of Obamacare authorizes billions of dollars in federal tax credit subsidies to apply to health plans available on the federal exchange, Healthcare.gov. However, the exact wording in law refers only to subsidies for exchanges “established by the State.” Despite the language of the law, the Internal Revenue Service extended tax credit subsidies to plans on federal exchanges in states that had declined to set up a state exchange. The IRS’s actions were challenged in the Supreme Court since these plans were not purchased in exchanges “established by the State.” The Court’s conclusion that federal subsidies were authorized by Congress required the majority of the justices to conduct what Justice Scalia called, “interpretive jiggery-pokery” in his dissent. Justice Scalia continued: “Words no longer have meaning if an Exchange that is not established by a state is ‘established by the state.’” While the Court’s decision would not have an immediate effect on Washington State, because the state opted to establish a state exchange that was clearly eligible for federal subsidies, the legal precedent that the Court has put in place will certainly have future ramifications for the principle of the separation of powers. Most disturbing - the principle that only Congress has the responsibility to write the law has been muddied by this ruling. This is not the first time that the Court has bailed out Obamacare. In a separate case in 2012, the Court upheld a key provision of the President’s law: the individual mandate requiring Americans to purchase health insurance or face a fine. Instead of striking down the individual mandate as an unconstitutional penalty that is not authorized by the Interstate Commerce Clause of the Constitution, the Court upheld the mandate as a tax. I have heard from many constituents from Central Washington who are worried about the uncertainty created by Obamacare. Retirees have contacted my office with concerns about their health insurance becoming less affordable after the enactment of Obamacare. President Obama famously promised Americans that if they liked their insurance, they could keep their insurance. Sadly, we know after the fact that is simply not true. I voted to repeal Obamacare because Americans do not want a one-size-fits-all healthcare system run by government bureaucrats. Americans deserve a patient-centered approach that ends federal mandates and makes access to health care more affordable. I am committed to working with my colleagues in Congress to protect Americans from this fundamentally broken law, and I will continue to fight to empower patients rather than the government with their health care decisions.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR NOAA could take the lead on Enloe Dam

Dear Editor, Enloe Dam has been out of the news since the “No on Enloe” Campaign put its collective foot down last February. It was clearly demonstrated, using PUD estimates, Enloe Dam Electrification would lose $1.2-1.7 million dollars annually. The $40-50 million dollar construction price tag will require continuous rate increases no one can afford and creates a downward spiral of debt that could bankrupt more than just the PUD. The ratepayers of Okanogan County have voted twice on this issue, turning out two incumbent PUD Commissioners who campaigned for electrification. Recognizing the net economic loses that would result from electrification of Enloe Dam, our current commissioners told ratepayers they needed a “large federal agency with deep pockets” to assume all liability for Enloe Dam before they could walk away. Last Tuesday, June 30th,the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and National Marine Fisheries Service met with Commissioner Vejraska, Manager John Grubich and other staff, to discuss their interest in becoming the lead agency for the removal of Enloe Dam. This is great news.

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We may have the lead agency we have been waiting for. This meeting with N.O.A.A. will probably be discussed at the next PUD meeting, Monday, July 13th at 2:30pm. Interested Ratepayers and local residents should contact their commissioners and plan to attend Monday’s meeting. We need to help the PUD make the right decisions going forward. Joseph Enzensperger Oroville

What would John Adams think about Obama?

Dear Editor, On March 4th 1797 John Adams gave his first and only Inaugural Address. This man’s zeal for freedom from the tyranny of Great Britain’s rule is evident in the first paragraph of his address. To have another authority over the people of this land was repugnant to John Adams. Fast forward 218 years and consider the words and philosophy of today’s Whitehouse occupant, at the U.N. General Assembly, the offscouring of Chicago attempted to appease the Muslim world by saying that: “The future does not belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam.” My question is, can freedom loving Democrats remain comfortable with a state-

Woodbury Lumber Company for $1,518.36, for the plumbing, Oroville Plumbing & Hardware for $228.56 and for electrical from Jordan Krusoff for $155.30. This should leave about $2,100 for the actual construction which will be within the $4,000 in the budget. The Okanogan Valley apple crop will be slightly above that of last year and the largest since 1937. The estimate of 5,347 cars against the actual 4,553 from last season.

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75 years Ago: Friday, July 5 - 12, 1940: Oroville made the largest gain in population of any town in Okanogan County during the past ten years according to figures release last week from the district supervisor for Wenatchee. From 800 population in 1930 to 1195 in 1940 for a gain of 395. Tonasket gained from 514 to 635 for a gain of 121, Riverside came up with a loss from 218 to 191, while Omak grew from 1929 to 2547 and Okanogan, from 1519 to 1730. Okanogan County showed a gain from 18,519 to 24,519 for a total for the county of 6100. On Wednesday afternoon, July 10, the Oroville Methodist Women will bring into being a new organization for the women. The name of the new group will be called “Women’s Organization for Christian Service” and will replace three previous groups, Women’s Foreign Missionary, Women’s Home Missionary and the Ladies Aid. The Economy Motors garage and implement business changed hands the first of the week and is now owned by G. O. Potter. He is well known in Oroville, having been Town Marshal and Clerk for several years. Mr. Potter stated that he intended to keep Bob Jackson as bookkeeper and in charge of parts while Ralph Van Brunt will continue as mechanic. People in the Oroville vicinity of any age who like to swim but can’t, will have an opportunity of learning under a qualified Red Cross instructor from July 22 to July 29 inclusive. The Civic League and Boy Scouts are sponsoring the course. There will be no charge for this instruction. Work was actually started on the construction of the Town of Oroville’s City Hall and Jail Wednesday morning under the supervision of W. E. Jones and is expected to be completed within the next sixty days. The bid for materials was accepted from

July 8 - 15, 1940: In spite of the fact that there were no organized community activities, held on the Fourth of July, the town was covered with people. The large percentage were persons coming to the area for sunshine, swimming, picnicking, fishing and many other activities in the valley. Marge Frazier, official weather recorder for Oroville, posted the weather beginning July 4th, with a high of 91 degrees and a low of 64; July 5, 95 and 50; July 6, 97 and 51; July 7, 95 and 66 Chief Buck Gates said his office was kept busy over the play day by arresting and jailing 25 persons over the three days. All arrests were for being drunk and disorderly. An ad for Freeman’s Berry Farm Truck sponsored by the Civic League for fresh-frozen – uncooked jams and locker ready fruits. Fresh Frozen, 30 lb. strawberries, in sugar, $11.59 per tin; 30 lbs. raspberries in syrup, $11.10 per tin; 30 lbs. sour cherries in sugar, $10.50 in tins and 3 lbs huckleberries, $1.95 per tub. Don Hughes shot a near par 36 holes to beat out Charles Cox for the coveted Club Championship trophy on July 9 at the Oroville Golf Course. It was a good match and Charlie gave him a good battle. The new slate of officers have been installed for the Civic League as follows: Katie Strickler, president; Lucille Landreth, first vice president; Emma Armstrong, second vice president; Molly McDonough third vice president; Kathleen Prince, secretary and Muriel Turner treasurer. This was the first season for the Girl’s Little League Softball. There were four teams of 14 players in each in the league as follows: Braves, coached by Susan Chamberlin and Joan Fleischman; Giants, coached by May Valentine and Henry Steg; Yankees, coached by Wreathel Loose and Shellie Taber and Pirates, coached by Mary Lou Barnett and Sharon Manchester. Grocery Prices: Tomato Juice, 46 oz cans, 4 for $1.00; Angel Food cakes, 4 for $1.00; Chunk Tuna, 4

ment like this from their guy? Or is this another one of those cases where the formative religious dogma that whirls around in Barak’s head found an exit though his mouth and is totally taken out of context? Or maybe the bigger question is, do freedom loving Democrats exist? Will Democrats mechanically rejoice if the United Nations Small Arms Treaty is signed, because our transformational President thinks it is a good idea, regardless how contrary to the Bill of Rights it is? Both of these represent an authority that is foreign to us in one form or another. John Adams service in securing freedom and liberty for this Nation is a testimony to his desired that these be passed on to future generations. The service of our Socialist, Progressive, Marxist, Muslim President continues to be a testimony to his desire for this country; this is why the arrest and conviction of this man would only be a small step on the journey back to the constitutional foundations John Adams helped establish. Your July 2 cartoon with John Adams thoughts on celebrating the Fourth of July and the ban on fireworks was cute, but it seems that there is a growing ban on why we celebrate the Fourth not so much how. Steve Lorz Tonasket

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25 years Ago: July 5 - 12, 1990: Former Tonasket Mayor, Ron Weeks, Spence Higby, an Oroville business man and Mike “Buffalo” Mazetti, former Tonasket business manager, have all filed for the position of Okanogan County Commissioner for the Third District to replace Mel Kuhlman, whose term is up, but could possibly file later. Vandals are taking a toll on Tonasket Ranger District lookouts, gates, signs and campgrounds and the Okanogan National Forest officials are offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to their conviction. Work is going on at an accelerated rate at the new Tonasket Senior Housing facility. Framing is complete on the ground floor of the soon to be two story structure that will house 30 units. Between 400 – 600 people showed up for North County’s First Annual LaQuemes (the Festival) last Saturday at Deep Bay Park. It included everything from the breaking of pinatas to dances and music, plus a variety of Mexican foods. The list for the county commissioner’s position now has some additions. Bob Hirst, local businessman has declared as a democrat and Ed Thiele from North Omak as a Republican. Doug Adams, of Riverside, has been approached but as yet hasn’t made up his mind. Nearly 4,000 spectators packed the small community of Chesaw, for the 48th Annual Chesaw Fourth of July Rodeo. Nick Zabreznik, of Tonasket, rode away with Best All-Around Cowboy honors. Best All-Around Junior title went to another Tonasket native, Seth Buchert, age 14. Several feet of the bank alongside the Oroville-Nighthawk Road was washed away in last Friday’s rain storm. Water was across the road in several spots and the County Road crews were called to fix the bank and several other areas where the water had caused damage. Real Estate Bargains: 4 plus acres on the west side o river, 6 miles south of Oroville, well easement, 30 apple trees, $12,500.00; On a large city lot, new vinyl siding and metal roof, walking distance to business district, $39,500 on owner contract: Close to National Forest, lots of nice trees, super recreation site, $6,000 on owner’s terms of $3,500 cash.


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OKANOGAN VALLEY LIFE July bringing lightening storms rain and fires Into July with some very hot temperatures, some severe lightning storms and small amounts of rain. I guess that would be called a variety of weather. The rain came just in case there a few cherries left on the trees. The huge fire in Wenatchee area did a lot of damage from severe stress to destroying entire properties. Our “baby” had her 60th birthday right in the middle of it and had to evacuate the near fifty residents at the Assisted Living, which she manages. Can you imagine having to wake up all those elderly folks at 10 p.m. after they’d been snugly tucked into bed, and telling them “we must leave the building and go to Eastmont High School” until the fire is under control, while some were half asleep and others didn’t understand. But they made it safely. Although one man refused to get on the bus and his children had to come for him. Kinda like a grade school child, only in reverse. Congratulations to Marvin and Ginger (Cody) Miller on their 50th Wedding Anniversary, and Riley and Lorene Fewkes also and not to forget Chet and Marjorie (York) Guyll for their Diamond 60 years Anniversary. Jason and Stephanie Haney recently returned from a trip through California, Nevada, Arizona and thought the Okanogan Valley looked green and prettier than lots that they saw, due to the severe water shortages in a lot of places. Condolences to the Ray and Jean Funston family due to the death of their

An extremely hot Chesaw 4th of July

son, Steve. Also to the family of Nick Rainsberry, who passed away June 27. After having had the same cooks at the Senior Center for 23 years, the replacements will be: Head cook Peggy Doyle with Danny Rodregueiz as aid and relief aid will be Luke Doyle, Peggy’s husband. They were warmly welcomed last week. Soon the weekly Saturday Farmer’s Market will be having lots of fresh veggies. As usual I am waiting for the first of the ripe tomatoes and cukes. Last Monday, at 3 p.m. I glanced out the front window, and thought, “What a big dog at the house across the street.” A second look, found that it was a deer not a dog. And Saturday night across the street from the Senior Center was a big raccoon galloping along. We have the beginnings of a zoo right in downtown Oroville. A call to Virgil and Donna Forney found that their health issues are no better. We have had so many good times, traveling and visiting with them, it is sad to find them both house bound and uncomfortable. As Virgil says,”this surely isn’t the way we thought things would be.” My favorite, in the way of wearing apparel, has always been shoes. On looking at the pretty ladies, on TV with their extremely short dresses and HIGH heeled shoes, I’m sure they don’t know that the podiatrists are cheering on the sideline just waiting for all the foot care that will be needed to get their feet back

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We have just experienced the hottest and driest two weeks in a long time. It was especially hot over the Fourth of July. The temps have been in the three digits during the day and the last three days have dropped down at night so you almost needed a sweater or jacket. The ladies of the Knob Hill Home Economics Club of Chesaw make a quilt to raffle on the Fourth of July. This years winner of the quilt is Mary Louise Loe. Congratulations to you and thank you to all that purchased a ticket. The club also had another

raffle which included a gun (a rifle) won by Dolly Engelbretson, second prize was some binoculars won by Marc Alden and Carl Cole won the third prize (a hunters knife). This is the first time for the Hunters Special Raffle and it turned out to be a good one. The Rodeo Results for 2015: Senior Cow Riding: Jake Nelson, Chesaw; Stewart Leslie, Chesaw; Jimmy Bartz, Soap Lake; Wyatt Pershing, Tonasket; and Dustin Nigg, Chesaw. Ranch Saddle Bronc: Dustin Nigg, Chesaw; Stewart Leslie, Chesaw; Chris Smith, Tonasket; Jake Nelson, Chesaw. Senior All Around Cowboy:

District 10 meeting was fun and informative

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be in town and getting together there to eat and make merry. They will also enjoy seeing old friends in Oroville. Join us at the Eagles for good food and great fun on Friday, July 10 at 6 p.m. Jeannie will be in to do her karaoke show on Friday, July 17 and July 24. That’s always fun. The Eagles Picnic will be on

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The District #10 meeting on Sunday, June 28 went well. It was fun, informative and we all got to see old friends. On Friday the Eagles will have a special middle of the summer steak night. The Descendants of ”Doc” and Opal Rainsberry will

New Hospital Administrator to visit July 8 SUBMITTED BY ESTHER CATON TONASKET SENIOR CENTER

in proper position after having had their “stuff’ He’s a good guy. feet elevated six inches off the floor Another thing that happens in small and then suddenly wearing flip-flops. communities, like we live in, is how The poor bones get a real folks come to the aid of othwork out, and some come out ers when sickness strikes and worse for wear. it is just incredible how fundDuring these extremely raisers (even in our depressed hot days, do you ever think area) come to their aid both back on how it was before financially and emotionally. we knew about air condiAnd many times in the large tioning and just how uncomcities, folks don’t even know fortable we really were? In who their neighbors are, Missouri it gets so hot and it much less if they’re in need. stays that way throughout the We had another great barnight. So bad! becue lunch with the folks at We visited with Cal and THIS & THAT Extended Care last Friday, in Tillie Porter last week. They Joyce Emry Tonasket. I just happened to are finally beginning to “see have a deck of pinochle cards light at the end of the tunin my pocket, and Bob and nel” with their multiple health issues. Hopefully it continues and at a faster Margaret Hirst and Clayton and I played a couple of games. It was amazing how rate of speed. I’ve been told that Ruth Leslie, long well Bob is doing holding cards and he is time Molson area resident, is in a weak- just as lucky as ever at winning. Each of ened condition and in bed most of the us won a game and we quit so we’d still time. Lucky for her she has some nurse remain friends. We do get pretty serious daughters or she’d probably have to leave about things and don’t give Bob a handihome for care. cap, just because he has been sick. It is said that the pesky ticks are very So, more and more folks join in the bad this year, so check your animals and presidential race. The one with the most children. money is not supposed to be the winner. Some folks that visit from the larger That is not the way it was intended to cities, are often heard to say, “How do be. Remember the old saying “too many you stand it in this dull place? With cooks in the kitchen spoil the broth? Is nothing to do?” In the first place, there is plenty to do, if you just look around you. it possible there are getting to be “too But secondly, I’d just like to ask some of many cooks?” My dad always strived to have ripe the city dudes, how often do your neighbors bring you the first ripe tomatoes out tomatoes by the Fourth of July. But the of their garden because they know you seasons were earlier in Missouri. When enjoy them so much. Well, that happens they are plentiful, try this. Take some to me when Melvin Gallagher’s garden mayonnaise and add dill weed to it and starts producing. He’ll soon have his spread over the slices, or just plain dill signs out, south of town, on Highway directly on the tomatoes. I’ll bet you’ll 97, so stop in and buy some of his good like it... unless you don’t like dill.

Stewart Leslie, Chesaw. Calf Roping: Cesar Bobodillo,Tonasket. Wild Cow Milking: Dennis Wines and Chris Smith, Tonasket; The Cushman Team, Port Orchard Stewart Leslie and Lyndsy Nelson, Chesaw. Open Barrels: Kellie Burton, 14.77; Autumn, 14.85; Britney Jewitt, 14.94; Laura Sanders, 15.36. Junior Barrels: Carly Pitts, 14.80, Colville; Camille Wilson,15.50, Tonasket; Michoun Kelpman, 17.32, Brewster; Cora Diehn, 19.10, Chesaw. Cow Riding: Drake Fox, Oroville. Junior All Around, Carly Pitts, Colville. Pee Wee Barrels: Brier Selvidge, Malot; McKenzie Herriman, Odessa; Taylor Leslie, Chesaw. Saturday, Aug. 22 at Thorndike’s beach. I don’t know how many years we’ve been doing this there, but it’s always a good time. Start making plans to be there. Our Aerie meetings are the first and third Tuesday of the month and the Auxiliary meets on the second and fourth Tuesday. 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. Fridays are Joker Poker and Meat Draw and Tacos. We are People Helping People!

and space for about 150 people. Wedding receptions, birthday parties and funerals have been held here. This is an ideal facility for class reunions. Rental fees are very reasonable and there is a small charge for using the kitchen. Sometimes our cook is available to prepare your banquets. home personnel. A meditation classes will be This is an alcohol free and nonheld on the second and fouth smoking facility. Call 509-486Wednesdays in July at 11 a.m. 2483 to reserve your date. There We will be instructed on the art is someone here on Mondays, of meditation for one half hour. Wednesdays and Thursdays to Anyone is welcome to come and assist you or call and leave a message. join in. There are some new items on Our Senior Center building can be rented for many occasions. the country store tables. Stop in Why Excursion not start a new holiday tradition? Make this the Scenic We have a very adequate kitchen and shop!

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Our good cook Lola, and her husband Lee, have journeyed to Texas for a family reunion. We wish you a wonderful vacation and safe travels. Dan has been our substitute and is an excellent cook. Thanks Dan, and best wishes as you go to your new job. Jeannie Reggan came to the time of year that you help save for a child’s college Center in June with her karaoke education. www.edwardjones.com www.edwardjones.com equipment. We had some singing, a little dancing and pleasant Edward Jones can work with you to develop a strategy listening to “our kind” of music. save foracollege. One option is a Make 529 college Whytonot start new holiday tradition? this thesavings Thank you Jeannie and do come plan, where today’s gift can have tax benefits for you, time of year that you help save for a child’s college back soon. family members and the child.* education. to Keep Your Future on Track Our guests on Wednesday, *Contributions to a 529 plan mayseason be eligible for a state deduction or credit in For parents, back-to-school means it’stax time to stock Lots ofJones times, changes in life affect your July 8 at noon will be Mr. Mike certain states forcan those residents. Edward work with youalso to develop a strategy up on school supplies. But it can also be a good time to think That’s why there’s been savings a Zwicker, the new Hospital toinvestments. save for college. One option is a never 529 college about how tostart save for your child’s future education. better time to schedule your complimentary Why not a new holiday tradition? Make Administrator and Linda Holden plan, where today’s gift can have tax benefits for you, To the make your college savings gift in time portfolio review. We’ll talk about the changes infor a this time of year that you help save representing the Extended care Developing a strategy for achieving your education savings family members and the child.* Why start a new holiday Make this the for–not the holidays, call ortradition? visit today. your help you decide whether makes child’s college education. Edward Jones can facility. Come to dinner at noon goal life ortoand other savings goals – can you stayiton track. *Contributions a 529that plan may behelp eligible for ahelp state tax deduction or credit in time of year you save for a child’s college sense to your investments becauseto ofsave them. work with you to develop a strategy for certain states forrevise those residents. that day and get acquainted with education. River Daysmore - July 25 & Rasmussen 26 Sandra our new hospital and nursing Downcollege. One option a 529 college savings To learn about youriseducation savings options, Sat. 1 pm & 3 pm • Sun. am & 1 pm • Train leaves from Ionehelp Stationensure A 11 portfolio review will call orwhere visit today. plan, today’s gift can have Edward Jones can with you gift to develop abenefits strategy Affair on Main Street -Financial Sept. 5work & Advisor 6are To make your college savings in tax time your investments keeping pace Sat. & Sun. • 11 am & 1 pm • Train leaves from Metaline FallsAPark for you, family members and the child.* to save for college. One option is a 529 college savings 32 N Main St Suite with your goals. Call your local financial

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Our Pancake Breakfast is scheduled for this Saturday, July 11 from 8 to 10 a.m. Don’t miss a scrumptious meal of pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, hash browns, fruit, coffee, orange juice and milk. All for $8, cheap. See you at 1521 Golden Street. Senior Center meals next week are: Tuesday, July 14th, Baked Steak Teriyaki; Thursday, July 16, Polish Sausage; Friday, July 17th, Spanish Meatballs. Seniors age 60 and over, the suggested donation is $3.50 (or as one can

I am proud to be an American! Remember Kate Smith and her version of “God Bless America” and Lee Greenwood with “I’m Proud to Be an American?” Good Songs! And how about our red, white and blue colors, especially on the symbol of our country, the U.S. Flag. I’ve had the opportunity to travel to Europe, Japan and other places in between and so far did not find any place I’d rather live. So, therefore I find it difficult to understand why people who live in America, and enjoy the many freedoms, won’t pledge allegiance to or salute the flag. But, of course that is their choice. It is too bad that some of the major Fourth of July celebrations had to be canceled due to fear of terror attacks. The Ken and Judy Ripley family enjoyed a fun weekend at Lost Lake in their cabin where all the family can gather and come and go as they please. Great family values are learned there when the little children (cousins) get to meet and enjoy each other. Recently we met Louise Kitterman and her daughter Debbie, while they were visiting Debbie’s friend and companion, of a lot of years Lewis Stevensen, at the Extended Care facility in Tonasket. We knew he was ill but was very surprised that he passed away so soon. Condolences to them and other friends of Lewis. The annual fireworks didn’t go as smoothly as most times. In fact they were delayed until Sunday night due to an accident to the licensed pyro-technician, but apparently nothing real serious, so I’m told. ‘Til next week.

afford.) The price for those under 60 is $8.00. The Okanogan County Senior Citizens Association (OCSCA) Delegates are meeting on July 17, at 9:30 a.m. at the Okanogan Senior Center. Members are also invited. Someone, who I won’t name, promised to fix the roof leak at our Center, but I haven’t heard any report back. I will let you know what happened as soon as I know what happened. Our new cook, Peggy, is sup-

Oroville Elementary Honor Roll OROVILLE – Oroville Elementary School released its fourth quarter honor roll for the the 2014/15 school year. The following students earned a 3.0 grade point average or above: High Honor 4.0: Odin Finsen, Marta Capote, Rebekah Martin, Trevor Miller, Hadley Blasey, Leo Chen, Paul Fuchs, Noah Hilderbrand, Kyra Koepke, Kolo Moser, Emma Bocook, Julian Lopez, Maddie Martin, Alizae DeVon, David Johnson, Skyler Noel, Emily Grunert and Matthew Rodriguez 3.80-3.99 Honor with Distinction: Oscar Cervantes, Katie Maynard, Kaylee Clough, Kylie Acord, Addison Calico-

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR OYSC Fall Soccer Registration

OROVILLE - Registration for Oroville Youth Soccer has begun. Go to www.ncwsoccer. com to register children four to 14-years-old. There is a one time $50 fee which allows players to play in Fall 2015 and Spring 2016. The deadline to register is prior to July 31, 2015. Players who aren’t registered by then will not be allowed to play. Fall season runs from September to October. Those with questions should contact Jaden Taber at 509-560-3461. Vacation Bible School

OROVILLE - Valley Christian Fellowship presents “Jungle Jaunt,” a unique summer VBS program. Come explore the rainforest and get to know God through Bible stories, music, games, crafts and more! Jungle Jaunt will be held each Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Begins July 5 and continues through Sept. 20. Open to kids age 4 to 11. For more information, or to arrange a ride for your child, call 560-0228. Valley Christian Fellowship is located at 142 East Oroville Road. pH Factor to Perform at Winery

OROVILLE – pH Factor, a jazz ensemble including bass, keyboard, drums and trumpet, will take the stage at Esther Bricques Winery’s Tasting Room Thursday evening, July 9. This will be a first performance for this group from the Omak-Okanogan area. Music begins at 6:30 p.m. Light refreshments are available. Esther Bricques Winery is located at 42 Swanson Mill Road, Oroville. For more information regarding this or future events, please call the winery at 509-4762861 or check the Events Page at www.estherbricques.com. Library Puppet Show

TONASKET - Tonasket Library Summer Reading Program presents a Library Puppet Show on Thursday, July 9 at 11 a.m. at the Tonasket Library, 209 S. Whitcomb Ave, Tonasket, Wash. The library phone number is 509-486-2366. Preschool Story Time

TONASKET - Tonasket Library Summer Reading Program presents Preschool Story Time on Friday, July 10 at 10:30 a.m. at the Tonasket Library, 209 S. Whitcomb Ave, Tonasket, Wash. The library phone number is 509-486-2366. Oroville Cruise Night

OROVILLE - On Friday, July 10, Oroville Cruise Night will be celebrating “National Collector Car Appreciation Day.” This is the day that everyone with a cool classic car is encouraged to start it up and get it out where everyone can see it and hopefully create more interest in the hobby of preserving everyone’s automotive heritage. Cars will meet at Gold Digger Park on Main Street next to the Okanogan Wine & Gift Shop at 5 p.m. Music in the Park

TONASKET - Laura Love

was scheduled to entertain at the Friday, July 10 Music in the Park event, but had to cancel. The Tonasket Community Cultural Center is filling the venue with great local musical talent, dinner from La Ultima, drinks and snacks from the CCC. Please come out for this fun evening in History Park in Tonasket from 6-9. Call 509-486-2061 for more info. Seniors Pancake Breakfast

OROVILLE - The Oroville Senior Citizens Pancake Breakfast is open to the public and is scheduled for this coming Saturday, July 11, at 8 to 10 a.m. at the Center located at 1521 Golden Street. Don’t miss a scrumptious meal of pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, hash browns, fruit, coffee, orange juice, and milk, all for $8. TransGo Board Meeting

OMAK - The Okanogan County Transit Authority (TranGO) will hold a Board Meeting on Monday, July 13 at 6 p.m in the Council Chambers of Omak City Hall located at 2 North Ash Street, Omak, Wash. See www.okanogantransit.com. Lost Lake Forest Trek

Lost Lake Forest Trek, a hikeand-learn day trip with George Thornton on Saturday, July 18. The trek will travel a route not commonly used by hikers in the forest around the southern end of Lost Lake, participants will have the opportunity to see areas often missed by recreationists. Local botanist and retired schoolteacher, George Thornton, will share observations and knowledge about local plant life, helping community members to see some of the details that make up the big picture of biodiversity in the Lost Lake forestlands. The group will also look for signs of wildlife, including birds and mammals, highlighting the connections between plant and animal survival. This hike is rated moderately strenuous, traveling on trails, but with sections of uneven terrain and forest debris in the trail. The hike will be 5.6 miles long round trip. Please consider your physical condition and whether a hike of this nature would be suitable for your needs, strengths, and stamina. More info: www.okanoganhighlands.org/education/ hw. Pre-registration is required: julie@okanoganhighlands.org or call 509-476-2432. Due to the nature of the outdoor event, participation is limited, and priority registration will be offered for OHA members. There is no charge for this event; donations are always welcome. OHS Class of 1975 Reunion

OROVILLE - The Oroville High School Class of 1975 will be having a get together on Friday, July 24 at Copper Mountain Vineyards (AKA Taber’s Taste of Summer Fruit Stand) 1 mile north of Princes on Hwy. 97. The get together is from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. with drinks and appetizers. Picnic to follow on Saturday. Bring the family. Pass the word to other classmates or view Brian Brownlee’s Facebook page for further details or call

509-833-0190. Grasshopper Festival

REPUBLIC - The Grasshopper Festival, Friday, July 24 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., is a fun summertime festival with local artists and food, a ScareCritter Contest (think insect scarecrows), a Bug Parade, real life info about grasshoppers including natural pest control, and fantasy bug stuff, too, like insect mask and piñata making. And what makes this festival different? Eating real bugs! No one has to eat a bug, but don’t you want to see someone else eat a bug? The festival is at Republic City Park, 40 N. Kean Street. PNTA Meeting Cookout & Hike

TONASKET - On Saturday, July 25 the Oroville Chapter of the PNTA will meet in the Bonaparte Lake Forest Service Campground for the regular monthly meeting. Meet, greet, and eat at 6 p.m. On Sunday morning, July 26 we will hike Pipsissewa Trail. Come for the cookout, hike, or camp in the Bonaparte Campground and attend both events. OHS Class of 1953 Reunion

OROVILLE - The Oroville High School Class of 1953 will be having their class reunion on Saturday, Aug. 15 at Jerry Forney’s home. A letter to follow. More information at 509-4762488. Tonasket Food Bank

TONASKET - The Tonasket Food Bank operates every Thursday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the old Sarge’s Burger Bunker, 101 Hwy. 97 N. For more information, contact Debbie 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. Calendar items must 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.

Tonasket School Board accepts resignations, hears reports Fewer students than state average qualifying for Special Ed services BY KATIE TEACHOUT KATHERINE@GAZETTE-TRIBUNE.COM

TONASKET - Tonasket School District board members accepted the resignations of High School Resource Room Teacher Kassie Pruitt, Second Grade Teacher Brittany Lawrence and Elementary School Title 1 Paraeducator Kari Alexander at the June 29 meeting. Alexander was hired as a Tonasket Middle School Math Teacher. The school board also approved the hiring of Stephen Sacchi as a Middle School Humanities Teacher, James Caddy as a Middle School Science Teacher and Janine McCormick as a High School CTE Business Teacher. Elizabeth Dell was hired as a School Bus Drier. Azucena Depaz and Michele Lawrence were hired as Migrant/Bilingual Summer

School Para Professionals. The Board also approved the annual contract review and renewal for Robin Whiteley (Taylor) for special education services 2015-17 to support a broader base of special education services and IEP writing for next year. Tonasket School District is currently below the state average in students qualifying for special education services. “When we started the Response to Intervention process, we knew we would see a reduced number of Special Education Students, and this is a reflection of that,” said Special Education Director Liz Stucker. The Board approved 201415 National Board Certification Bonuses for Jackie Glidden, Joyce Fancher and Michelle Silverthorn. The meeting was led by School Board Chair Jerry Asmussen in the absence of Superintendent Paul Turner. Steve McCullough, who plans to move to the area in mid-August, said he spent part of the day in the office “getting some things done” in preparation for the start of his contract

as the new Superintendent, prior to attending the school board meeting. McCullough’s contract began July 1. McCullough asked district secretary Janet Glanzer if documents could be projected onto a big screen “for when board members are all looking down at their screens reading documents that are being discussed” at the public meetings. North Central Washington Educational Service District External Business Manager Trisha Schock, attending the meeting via phone call, reported that the school district’s expenditures and revenues were both ahead of schedule. She said one large expenditure was the purchase of chrome books used for state testing. Schock said the “rough numbers look like I might be able to get a couple additional teachers and pay raises for administrators.” “I think we’re going to have a pretty solid budget,” said Schock. The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 at 7:30 p.m. A budget hearing will be held prior to the July 27 meeting, at 7 p.m.

MARRIAGE LICENSES Michelle Deette Harrison, 39, Oroville, will wed Galdino Campos Perez, Oroville Kendra Leann Wyatt, 21, Oroville, will wed Noah Michael Rabenold, 25, Oroville. Jamie Christine Mieirs, 39, Oroville, will wed Matthew Gregory Poff, 35, Oroville. Krystal Lynn Fredericksen, 31, Oroville will wed Donald Scott Herron-Buckley, Oroville Meagan Aurora Jones, 27, Tonasket will wed Todd Christopher Dwyer, 43, Addy, Wash. Mishana Leih Koehn, 20, Tonasket will wed Dallas Lynn Schmidt, 20, Buhl, Idaho Thelma Sue Suhr, 28, Oroville will wed Jesse Raymond Smith Bourne, 25, Oroville Isabella Perla Guizar Bell, 18, Tonasket will wed Michael

William Craig, 24, Tonasket. Melissa Mae Lung, 48, Oroville will wed John Gustav Coffelt, 50, Oroville. Burton, Peggy Sue 52 Tonasket will wed Dwight Hugh Burton, 62, Tonasket.

BIRTHS Helen Sophia Portillo Helen Sophia Portillo was born to Sadra Rios and Misael Portillo of Bakersfield, Calif at at North Valley Hospital in Tonasket, Wash. on July 3, 2015. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces and was 19 inches. She joins siblings

Jalene, age six and Miseal Jr, age four. Grandparents are Alma Preciado and Efrain Rios and Reyna Alvares and Elena Portillo, all of Bakersfield.

Mila Lee Ready Mila Lee Ready was born to Jesse and Jessica Ready of Tonasket, Wash. at at North Valley Hospital in Tonasket on July 4, 2015. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 21 inches. Grandparents are Tim and Rita Jensen of Tonasket, Jan and Gene Cantrell of Tonasket and Jerry and Shelley Ready of Tacoma, Wash.

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CHURCH GUIDE Come join us! Valley Christian Fellowship presents “Jungle Jaunt,” a unique summer VBS program!

Come explore the rainforest and get to know God through Bible stories, music, games, crafts and more! Jungle Jaunt will be held each Sunday from 11 am to 1pm. Begins July 5th and continues through September 20th. Open to kids age 4 to 11. For more information, or to arrange a ride for your child, call 560-0228. Valley Christian Fellowship is located at 142 East Oroville Road.

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Faith Lutheran Church

11th & Ironwood, Oroville • 476-2426 Sunday Worship 9:00 a.m. “O taste and see that the Lord is good!” Pastor Dan Kunkel • Deacon Dave Wildermuth

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

1715 Main Street Oroville 11:00 a.m. English Mass every Sunday 1:00 p.m. Spanish Mass every Sunday Father Jose Maldonado • 476-2110

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Oroville Ward 33420 Highway 97 509-476-2740 Sunday, 10:00 a.m. Visitors are warmly welcomed

Oroville United Methodist

908 Fir, Oroville • 476-2681 Worship on Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Leon L. Alden, Pastor

Valley Christian Fellowship

Pastor Randy McAllister 142 East Oroville Rd. • 476-2028 • Sunday School (Adult & Teens) 10:00 a.m. Morning Worship 11 a.m.• Sun. Evening Worship 6 p.m. Sunday School & Children’s Church K-6 9:45 to 1:00 p.m. Open to Community! Located at Kid City 142 East Oroville • Wednesday Evening Worship 7 p.m.

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 Chesaw Community Bible Church

Nondenominational • Everyone Welcome Every Sunday 10:30 a.m. to Noon Pastor Duane Scheidemantle • 485-3826

MOLSON Community Christian Fellowship

Molson Grange, Molson Sunday 10 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m. Wednesday 6:30pm, Bible Study “For by grace are ye saved through faith...” Eph. 2:8-9 “...lovest thou me...Feed my lambs...John 21:1-17

RIVERSIDE Riverside Lighthouse - Assembly of God

102 Tower Street Sunday Bible Study 10:00am Sunday Worship 11:00am & 6:30pm Wednesday- family Night 6:30pm Pastor Vern & Anita Weaver Ph. 509-826-4082

TONASKET Tonasket Bible Church

Trinity Episcopal

10 6th East and Whitcomb • 509-429-2948 602 Central Ave., Oroville Pastor Stephen Williams • www.tonasketbiblechurch.org Sunday School & Services 10:00 a.m. Sun. Worship Service 9:30 am Holy Eucharist: 1st, 3rd, & 5th • Morning Prayer: 2nd & 4th Sun. Christian Education Hour 11 am • Sun. Eve. Service 6 pm Healing Service: 1st Sunday “SANCTIFY THEM IN TRUTH; YOUR The Reverend Marilyn Wilder 476-3629 WORD IS TRUTH.” JOHN 17:17 Warden • 476-2022

Holy Rosary Catholic Church

Church of Christ

Ironwood & 12th, Oroville • 476-3926 Sunday School 10 a.m. • Sunday Worship 11 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study: 7 p.m.

Seventh-Day Adventist

10th & Main, Oroville - 509-476-2552 Bible Study: Sat. 9:30 a.m. • Worship: Sat. 11 a.m. Pastor Tony Rivera • 509-557-6146

Oroville Free Methodist

1516 Fir Street • 509-476.2311 Sunday School 9:15 am Worship Service 10:15am office@orovillefmc.org Pastor Rod Brown

NEW Hope Bible Fellowship

Service Time: Sun., 10:30 a.m.  Wed., 6:30 p.m. Estudio de la Biblia en español Martes 6:30 p.m. 923 Main St. • ocbf@ymail.com Mark Fast, Pastor www.BrotherOfTheSon.com

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1st & Whitcomb Ave., Tonasket 9 a.m. English Mass every Sunday 7:00 p.m. Spanish Mass every Saturday Father Jose Maldonado • 476-2110

Immanuel Lutheran Church

1608 Havillah Rd., Tonasket • 509-485-3342 Sun. Worship 9 a.m. • Bible Study & Sun. School 10:15

“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith--and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God--not by works, so that no one can boast.” -Eph. 2:8-9

“To every generation.” Celebrating 100 years 1905-2005

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 11:15 a.m. Leon L. Alden, Pastor

Ellisforde Church of the Brethren

32116 Hwy. 97, Tonasket. 11 am Sunday School. 11 am Worship Service

“Continuing the work of Jesus...simply, peacefully, together”

Pastor Debbie Roberts, 509-486-3541 Open doors affirming deversity and welcoming to all


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The Tonasket School District is now accepting applications for two ES Title I Paraeducator. Applicants must have an AA degree, 72 quarter or 48 semester college credits, or documentation of successfully passing the State Assessment. Position will remain open until filled with a first screening date of July 17. To apply, applicants must complete an on-line application and submit materials through the online system. We will not accept paper copies of applications. Go to the district’s website at: www.tonasket.wednet.edu Instructions for completing the on-line application are found on the Employment link. Job descriptions are available on the online system also. Please call the district office at 509-486-2126 for help if needed.

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Public Notices NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY that the city of Tonasket Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at the Tonasket City Hall at 209 S. Whitcomb Ave. The purpose of the hearing is to take testimony on proposed amendments to Title 17 Zoning of the Tonasket Municipal Code and an update of the Comprehensive Plan Land Use Designation Map. The amendments to Title 17 include modifying Chapters: 17.02 General Provisions; 17.04 Definitions; 17.08 Compliance with Ordinance Provisions;17.10 R-1 District; 17.12 R-2 District; 17.13 R-R District; 17.14 C-1 District; 17.16 C-2 District; 17.17 MU District; 17.18 M-1 District; adding a new Chapters 17.19 AI District and 17.20 PU District; adding new Chapter 17.21 Use District Regulations and Standards; modifying Chapter 17.22 Accessory Uses; 17.24 Supplementary Provisions; 17.26 Nonconforming Uses and Structures; 17.27 Mobile Home Parks; 17.28 Conditional Uses; and, adding a new Chapter 17.38 Variances. The proposed amendments include updates to address statutory requirements, amendment of the Zoning Map, additional and refined definitions, creation of tables to summarize uses and development standards, addition of two new zoning districts and other miscellaneous revisions, additions and deletions. The amendments to the Land Use Designation Map are needed to ensure consistency with the Zoning Map. All interested persons are invited to attend and provide testimony regarding these amendments. Copies of proposed amendments and maps are available on the City’s website or at City Hall from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. All persons requiring assistance in accessing City Hall or need other assistance are requested to contact City Hall at 486-2132 prior to the hearing. Published in the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on July 9th, 2015. #OVG643725

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SCHOOL DISTRICT BUDGET HEARING Notice is hereby given that the Board of Directors of Oroville School District No.410 will hold a public hearing on July 27, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. to adopt the 2015-2016 school year budgets. The hearing will be held in the boardroom at 816 Juniper Street. The public is invited to attend, and comments will be heard for or against any part of the budget. Steve Quick Superintendent of Schools June 6, 2015

Public Notices Published in the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on July 9, 16, 2015. #OVG643922 The Okanogan Highlands Alliance (OHA) seeks bids from qualified contractors to provide vegetation management services for the Triple Creek Restoration Project, located near Chesaw, WA. Bids must be submitted in the manner specified by the bid documents, accepted via email at info@okanoganhighlands.org or via post at P.O. Box 163, Tonasket, WA, 98855. Bids must be received by July 20, 2015. Bid documents are available electronically at no cost, and may be obtained online: www.okanoganhighlands.org/news/ bid-veg-mgmt or by email from info@okanoganhighlands.org. Published in the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on July 9, 16, 2015 #OVG643991 TS No WA05000954-14-1 APN 1700151602 TO No 8507473 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE PURSUANT TO THE REVISED CODE OF WASHINGTON CHAPTER 61.24 ET. SEQ. Amended Notice of Sale is being recorded to correct the property address as shown on the Notice of Sale recorded March 16, 2015 as Instrument No. 3198476 in Okanogan County. Washington. All the other information remains in full effect. I. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on July 17, 2015, 10:00 AM, at the main entrance to the Superior Courthouse, 149 Third North, Okanogan, WA 98840, MTC Financial Inc. dba Trustee Corps, the undersigned Trustee, will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable, in the form of cash, or cashier’s check or certified checks from federally or State chartered banks, at the time of sale the following described real property, situated in the County of Okanogan, State of Washington, towit: THE SOUTHERLY ONE-HALF OF LOT 16 AS MEASURED ALONG THE SOUTHEASTERLY BOUNDARY LINE OF BLOCK 15, LACOURT SECOND ADDITION TO THE TOWN OF OMAK, AS PER PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN BOOK E OF PLATS, PAGE 12, OKANOGAN COUNTY RECORDS. SITUATE IN THE COUNTY OF OKANOGAN, STATE OF WASHINGTON. APN: 1700151602 More commonly known as 532 IVY ST, Omak WA 98841 also appearing of record as 532 S. Ivy St, DISAUTEL, WA 98841 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated as of May 7, 2008, executed by KIMBERLY ANN TOULOUSE, WHO ACQUIRED TITLE AS KIM MICHELSON, AS HER SEPARATE ESTATE, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF KIMBERLY ANN TOULOUSE, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF KIM MICHELSON as Trustor(s), to secure obligations in favor of COUNTRYWIDE BANK, FSB as original Beneficiary recorded May 21, 2008 as Instrument No. 3132790 and the beneficial interest was assigned to Green Tree Servicing LLC and recorded July 5, 2013 as Instrument Number 3183628 of official records in the Office of the Recorder of Okanogan County, Washington. II. No action commenced by Green Tree Servicing LLC, the current Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the obligation in any Court by reason of the Borrowers’ or Grantor’s default on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust/Mortgage. Current Beneficiary: Green Tree Servicing LLC Contact Phone No: 800-643-0202 Address: 7360 S. KYRENE ROAD, MAIL STOP T111, TEMPE, AZ 85283 III. The default(s) for which this foreclosure is made is/are as follows: FAILURE TO PAY WHEN DUE THE FOLLOWING AMOUNTS WHICH ARE NOW IN ARREARS: DELINQUENT PAYMENT INFORMATION From August 1, 2011 To March 9, 2015 Number of Payments 12 Monthly Payment $646.82 27 $656.77 5 $747.48 Total $29,232.03 LATE CHARGE INFORMATION From August 1, 2011 To March 9, 2015 Total $394.80 PROMISSORY NOTE INFORMATION Note Dated: May 7, 2008 Note Amount: $89,000.00 Interest Paid To: July 1, 2011 Next Due Date: August 1, 2011 IV. The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is: The principal sum of $85,329.08, together with interest as provided in the Note or other instrument secured, and such other costs and fees as are due under the Note or other instrument secured, and as are provided by statute. V. The above described real property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust as provided by statute. Said sale will be made without warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances on July 17, 2015. The defaults referred to in Paragraph III must be cured by July 6, 2015, (11 days before the sale date) to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time before July 6, 2015 (11 days before the sale) the default as set forth in Paragraph III is cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. Payment must be in cash or

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ferrals to other housing counselors and attorneys Telephone: (800) 606-4819 Website: www.homeownership.wa.gov NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS - The purchaser at the Trustee’s Sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the Grantor under the deed of trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the deed of trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under the Unlawful Detainer Act, Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060; Dated: 3/19/2015 MTC Financial Inc. dba Trustee Corps, as Duly Appointed Successor Trustee By: Athena Vaughn, Authorized Signatory MTC Financial Inc. dba Trustee Corps 1700 Seventh Avenue, Suite 2100 Seattle WA 98101 Phone: (800) 409-7530 TDD: (800) 833-6388 For Reinstatement/Pay Off Quotes, contact MTC Financial Inc. DBA Trustee Corps TRUSTEE’S SALE INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED ONLINE AT www.priorityposting.com P1134999 6/18, 07/09/2015 Published in the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on June 18 and July 9, 2015. #OVG639416

NORTH 89º52’46” EAST PARALLEL TO THE NORTH LINE OF THE SAID SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER FOR A DISTANCE OF 656.75 FEET MORE OR LESS APPROXIMATE THREAD OF THE CHEWUCH RIVER; THENCE SOUTH 14º47’44” WEST ALONG SAID APPROXIMATE THREAD FOR A DISTANCE OF 23.80 FEET; THENCE LEAVING SAID THREAD SOUTH 89º52’46” WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 250.03 FEET MORE OR LESS; THENCE SOUTH 04º05’13” WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 266.97 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. SITUATE IN THE COUNTY OF OKANOGAN, STATE OF WASHINGTON. APN: 3521150098 More commonly known as 424B CHEWUCH RD W, WINTHROP, WA 98862-9199 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated as of March 22, 2007, executed by JOHN FLINNER AND LEANN FLINNER, HUSBAND AND WIFE as Trustor(s), to secure obligations in favor of recorded April 16, 2007 as Instrument No. 3116992 and that said Deed of Trust was modified by Modification Agreement and recorded February 25, 2013 as Instrument Number 3179970 and the beneficial interest was assigned to U.S. Bank, N.A., Successor Trustee to Bank of America, N.A. as Successor to LaSalle Bank, N.A. as Trustee for the Merrill Lynch First Franklin Mortgage Loan Trust, Mortgage Loan Asset-Backed Certificates, Series 2007-3 and recorded November 15, 2011 as Instrument Number 3168282 of official records in the Office of the Recorder of Okanogan County, Washington. II. No action commenced by U.S. Bank, N.A., Successor Trustee to Bank of America, N.A. as Successor to LaSalle Bank, N.A. as Trustee for the Merrill Lynch First Franklin Mortgage Loan Trust, Mortgage Loan AssetBacked Certificates, Series 2007-3, the current Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the obligation in any Court by reason of the Borrowers’ or Grantors’ default on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust/Mortgage. Current Beneficiary: U.S. Bank, N.A., Successor Trustee to Bank of America, N.A. as Successor to LaSalle Bank, N.A. as Trustee for the Merrill Lynch First Franklin Mortgage Loan Trust, Mortgage Loan Asset-Backed Certificates, Series 2007-3 Contact Phone No: 800-306-9027 Address: 8950 Cypress Water Blvd., Coppell, TX 75019 III. The default(s) for which this foreclosure is made is/are as follows: FAILURE TO PAY WHEN DUE THE FOLLOWING AMOUNTS WHICH ARE NOW IN ARREARS: DELINQUENT PAYMENT INFORMATION From May 1, 2011 To March 31, 2015 Number of Payments 12 Monthly Payment $2,262.70 3 $2,258.68 17 $3,105.47 15 $2,753.63 Total $128,025.88 LATE CHARGE INFORMATION May 1, 2011 March 31, 2015 $112.93 PROMISSORY NOTE INFORMATION Note Dated: March 22, 2007 Note Amount: $0.00 Interest Paid To: April 1, 2011 Next Due Date: May 1, 2011 IV. The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is: The principal sum of $364,848.90, together with interest as provided in the Note or other instrument secured, and such other costs and fees as are due under the Note or other instrument secured, and as are provided by statute. V. The above described real property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the obligation secured by

the Deed of Trust as provided by statute. Said sale will be made without warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances on August 7, 2015. The defaults referred to in Paragraph III must be cured by July 27, 2015, (11 days before the sale date) to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time before July 27, 2015 (11 days before the sale) the default as set forth in Paragraph III is cured and the Trustees’ fees and costs are paid. Payment must be in cash or with cashiers’ or certified checks from a State or federally chartered bank. The sale may be terminated any time after the July 27, 2015 (11 days before the sale date) and before the sale, by the Borrower or Grantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance by paying the principal and interest, plus costs, fees and advances, if any, made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust. VI. A written Notice of Default was transmitted by the current Beneficiary, U.S. Bank, N.A., Successor Trustee to Bank of America, N.A. as Successor to LaSalle Bank, N.A. as Trustee for the Merrill Lynch First Franklin Mortgage Loan Trust, Mortgage Loan Asset-Backed Certificates, Series 2007-3 or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): ADDRESS JOHN FLINNER 424B CHEWUCH RD W, WINTHROP, WA 98862-9199 JOHN FLINNER 424 W CHEWUCH RD, WINTHROP, WA 98862 JOHN FLINNER 7749 PUFFIN CT SE, OLYMPIA, WA 98513-5625 JOHN FLINNER C/O LANDAMERICA ONESTOP, INC., 600 CLUBHOUSE DRIVE, SUITE 400, MOON TOWNSHIP, PA 15108 JOHN FLINNER C/O US RECORDINGS, INC., 2925 COUNTRY DRIVE, ST. PAUL, MN 55117 JOHN FLINNER PO BOX 597, WINTHROP, WA 98862 LEANN FLINNER 424B CHEWUCH RD W, WINTHROP, WA 98862-9199 LEANN FLINNER 424 W CHEWUCH RD, WINTHROP, WA 98862 LEANN FLINNER 7749 PUFFIN CT SE, OLYMPIA, WA 98513-5625 LEANN FLINNER C/O LANDAMERICA ONESTOP, INC., 600 CLUBHOUSE DRIVE, SUITE 400, MOON TOWNSHIP, PA 15108 LEANN FLINNER C/O US RECORDINGS, INC., 2925 COUNTRY DRIVE, ST. PAUL, MN 55117 LEANNE FLINNER 424B CHEWUCH RD W, WINTHROP, WA 98862-9199 LEANNE FLINNER 7749 PUFFIN CT SE, OLYMPIA, WA 98513-5625 LEANNE FLINNER C/O LANDAMERICA ONESTOP, INC., 600 CLUBHOUSE DRIVE, SUITE 400, MOON TOWNSHIP, PA 15108 LEANNE FLINNER C/O US RECORDINGS, INC., 2925 COUNTRY DRIVE, ST. PAUL, MN 55117 by both first class and certified mail on December 2, 2013, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and the Borrower and Grantor were personally served, if applicable, with said written Notice of Default or the written Notice of Default was posted in a conspicuous place on the real property described in Paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII. The Trustee whose name and address are set forth below will provide in writing to anyone requesting it, a statement of all costs and fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their interest in the above described property. IX. Any-

one having any objections to this sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidating the Trustees’ Sale. X. If the Borrower received a letter under RCW 61.24.031: THIS NOTICE IS THE FINAL STEP BEFORE THE FORECLOSURE SALE OF YOUR HOME. You have only 20 DAYS from the recording date on this notice to pursue mediation. DO NOT DELAY. CONTACT A HOUSING COUNSELOR OR AN ATTORNEY LICENSED IN WASHINGTON NOW to assess your situation and refer you to mediation if you might eligible and it may help you save your home. See below for safe sources of help. SEEKING ASSISTANCE Housing counselors and legal assistance may be available at little or no cost to you. If you would like assistance in determining your rights and opportunities to keep your house, you may contact the following: The statewide foreclosure hotline for assistance and referral to housing counselors recommended by the Housing Finance Commission: Telephone: (877) 894-4663 or (800) 606-4819 Website: www.wshfc.org The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development: Telephone: (800) 569-4287 Website: www.hud.gov The statewide civil legal aid hotline for assistance and referrals to other housing counselors and attorneys: Telephone: (800) 606-4819 Website: www.ho-

meownership.wa.gov NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS - The purchaser at the Trustee’s Sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the Grantor under the Deed of Trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the Deed of Trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under the Unlawful Detainer Act, Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060; Dated: March 31, 2015 MTC Financial Inc. dba Trustee Corps, as Duly Appointed Successor Trustee By: Athena Vaughn, Authorized Signatory MTC Financial Inc. dba Trustee Corps 1700 Seventh Avenue, Suite 2100 Seattle WA 98101 Phone: (800) 409-7530 TDD: (800) 833-6388 For Reinstatement/Pay Off Quotes, contact MTC Financial Inc. DBA Trustee Corps TRUSTEE’S SALE INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED ONLINE AT www.insourcelogic.com. Order No. WA15-000528-1, Pub Dates 07/09/2015, 07/30/2015 Published in the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on July 9, 30, 2015. #OVG643354

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68 ACRES m/l. 8 mi from town. Borders National Forest on 2 sides. Very Private. Excellent Access. Fenced. Meadow. Timber. 3-bdrm, 2-bth, 1996 Manuf Home in Good Condition, Super Good Sense. Approx 1568 sqft. 30x50 Shop, Plus Additions. Barn. Outbldgs. $250,000.00 40 ACRES m/l. Molson-Chesaw area. 1995 Marlette Manuf Home in Good Condition. Approx. 1512 sqft. 3-bdrm, 2-bth. Alaska Pack Insulation. 30x36 Garage. Equipment/Hay Barn/ Lean-to. Small Barn/Corrals. Fenced & Cross-fenced. Private. Big Views. Excellent access. Well Maintained. Excellent Value at $229,000.00

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TS No WA08000052-13-1 APN 3521150098 TO No 8317712 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE PURSUANT TO THE REVISED CODE OF WASHINGTON CHAPTER 61.24 ET. SEQ. I. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on August 7, 2015, 10:00 AM, at the front entrance of the Okanogan County Courthouse, 149 3rd North, Okanogan, WA 98840, MTC Financial Inc. dba Trustee Corps, the undersigned Trustee, will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable, in the form of cash, or cashier’s check or certified checks from federally or State chartered banks, at the time of sale the following described real property, situated in the County of Okanogan, State of Washington, towit: ALL THAT CERTAIN PORTION OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 15, TOWNSHIP 35 NORTH, RANGE 21 EAST, W.M., OKANOGAN COUNTY, WASHINGTON, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SAID SECTION 15; THENCE ALONG SOUTH LINE OF SAID SOUTHEAST QUARTER NORTH 89º59’02” WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 345.57 FEET; THENCE LEAVING SAID SOUTH LINE NORTH 0º00’58” EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 71.26 FEET TO A FOUND REBAR AND CAP SET IN CEMENT LS#8479; THENCE NORTH 00º07’14” WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 30.00 TO THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUING NORTH 00º07’14” WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 129.96 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89º52’46” WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 390.69 FEET TO A POINT OF THE EASTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF OKANOGAN COUNTY ROAD NO. 1213; THENCE ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE NORTH 04º31’28” EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 162.53 FEET; THENCE LEAVING SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE

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with cashier’s or certified checks from a State or federally chartered bank. The sale may be terminated any time after the July 6, 2015 (11 days before the sale date) and before the sale, by the Borrower or Grantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance by paying the principal and interest, plus costs, fees and advances, if any, made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust. VI. A written Notice of Default was transmitted by the current Beneficiary, Green Tree Servicing LLC or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): ADDRESS UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF KIMBERLY ANN TOULOUSE 532 IVY ST, DISAUTEL, WA 98841 UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF KIM MICHELSON 532 IVY ST, DISAUTEL, WA 98841 KIM MICHELSON 532 IVY ST, DISAUTEL, WA 98841 KIM MICHELSON 532 S IVY ST, OMAK, WA 98841 KIM MICHELSON PO BOX 3453, OMAK, WA 98841 KIMBERLY ANN TOULOUSE 532 IVY ST, DISAUTEL, WA 98841 KIMBERLY ANN TOULOUSE 532 S IVY ST, OMAK, WA 98841 KIMBERLY ANN TOULOUSE PO BOX 3453, OMAK, WA 98841 by both first class and certified mail on February 4, 2015, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and the Borrower and Grantor were personally served, if applicable, with said written Notice of Default or the written Notice of Default was posted in a conspicuous place on the real property described in Paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII. The Trustee whose name and address are set forth below will provide in writing to anyone requesting it, a statement of all costs and fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their interest in the above described property. IX. Anyone having any objections to this sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidating the Trustee’s Sale. X. If the Borrower received a letter under RCW 61.24.031: THIS NOTICE IS THE FINAL STEP BEFORE THE FORECLOSURE SALE OF YOUR HOME. You have only 20 DAYS from the recording date of this notice to pursue mediation. DO NOT DELAY. CONTACT A HOUSING COUNSELOR OR AN ATTORNEY LICENSED IN WASHINGTON NOW to assess your situation and refer you to mediation if you are eligible and it may help you save your home. See below for safe sources of help. SEEKING ASSISTANCE Housing counselors and legal assistance may be available at little or no cost to you. If you would like assistance in determining your rights and opportunities to keep your house, you may contact the following: The statewide foreclosure hotline for assistance and referral to housing counselors recommended by the Housing Finance Commission Telephone: (877) 894-4663 or (800) 606-4819 Website: www.wshfc.org The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development: Telephone: (800) 569-4287 Website: www.hud.gov The statewide civil legal aid hotline for assistance and re-

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OKANOGAN VALLEY GAZETTE-TRIBUNE JULY 9, 2015

COPS, COURTS & 911 CALLS COURTHOUSE CORRESPONDENT

SUPERIOR COURT Criminal Marvella Pioquinto Basa, 39, Oroville, pleaded guilty June 24 to second-degree assault (with a deadly weapon) (DV). The crime occurred Feb. 17. In a second case, Pioquinto Basa pleaded guilty June 24 to residential burglary. That crime occurred March 9, 2014. In that case, the court dismissed two additional charges: second-degree theft and third-degree malicious mischief. Pioquinto Basa was sentenced to 12 months in jail and fined a total of $1,200. Chad David Buckmiller, 33, Oroville, pleaded guilty June 26 to second-degree criminal trespassing. The court dismissed an additional charge: harassment (threats to kill). The charge was dismissed with prejudice. Buckmiller was sentenced to 67 days in jail with credit for 67 days served and fined $760.50 for the Feb. 22 crime. Tammy Jeanette Cohen, 47, Omak, pleaded guilty June 30 to first-degree trafficking in stolen property and making a false or misleading statement. Cohen was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 334 days suspended, and fined $600. The crimes occurred between Jan. 1 and April 17; and May 15. The court found probable cause to charge Reynaldo Thomas Rocha, 26, Yakima, with POCS (psilocybin mushrooms). The crime allegedly occurred June 22 in Okanogan. The court found probable cause to charge Caesar Arroyo, no middle name listed, 29, Omak, with attempt to elude a pursuing police vehicle, DUI and first-degree DWLS. The crimes allegedly occurred June 23. The court found probable cause to charge Jose Manuel Murillo Vera, 19, Omak, with first-degree burglary and fourth-degree assault (DV). The crimes allegedly occurred June 25. The court found probable cause to charge Christopher Loren Anguiano, 27, Oroville, with POCS (methamphetamine) and introduction of contraband. The crimes allegedly occurred Nov. 6, 2014 and June 23. The court found probable cause to charge Fletcher Clay Rickabaugh, 19, Okanogan, with second-degree possession of stolen property, first-degree criminal trespassing and two counts of second-degree vehicle prowl. The crimes allegedly occurred June 27. The court found probable cause to charge Ryder James Lewis, 20, Omak, with seconddegree theft and third-degree malicious mischief. The crimes allegedly occurred June 23. Juvenile A 15-year-old Penticton boy pleaded guilty June 24 to third-degree theft. The boy was sentenced to one day in jail with credit for one day served, and fined $100 for the Oct. 21, 2014 crime. DISTRICT COURT Manuel Cabrera Jr., 26, Omak, guilty of two counts each of violation of a no-contact order and third degree theft; and one count each of thirddegree DWLS and thirddegree escape. Cabrera was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 319 days suspended, and fined a total of $1,998. Cara Ann Campbell, 28, Omak, had a second-degree criminal trespassing charge dismissed. Matthew Russell Carden Jr., 28, Omak, guilty of attempted obstruction. Carden was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 85 days suspended, and fined $608. Mistia Alicia Clark, 27, Omak, guilty of second-degree criminal trespassing and guilty (deferred prosecution revoked) of third-degree theft. Clark was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 362 days suspended, and fined $1,166. David James Clines, 24, Oroville, guilty of third-degree DWLS. Clines was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 88 days suspended, and fined $858. Christopher Michael Cornett, 19, Okanogan, guilty of obstruction. Cornett was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 356 days suspended, and fined $758. Irwing David Gaytan Balderrama, 21, Okanogan, guilty of second-degree DWLS. The court dismissed a reck-

less driving charge. Gaytan Balderrama was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 355 days suspended, and fined $808. Jonathan David Gee, 48, Oroville, had a first-degree criminal trespassing charge dismissed. Gee was fined $200. Bernardo Ortiz Godinez, 35, Tonasket, guilty of seconddegree DWLS. Godinez was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 356 days suspended, and fined $1,058.

911 CALLS AND JAIL BOOKINGS Monday, June 29, 2015 Malicious mischief on S. Second Ave. in Okanogan. Trespassing on Engh Rd. in Omak. Threats on Hwy. 20 near Okanogan. Theft on Engh Rd. in Omak. Ladder reported missing. Theft on Sunrise Dr. in Omak. Assault on Koala Ave. in Omak. Theft on Engh Rd. in Omak. Passport reported missing. Theft on S. Ash St. in Omak. Bicycle reported missing. Theft on Engh Rd. in Omak. Fireworks on E. Seventh St. in Tonasket. Rogelio Ortega Arevalo, 21, booked for second-degree assault. Jodi Lee Meyer, 43, court commitment for DUI. Monica Gaye Joseph, 54, booked on two FTC warrants: both for first-degree DWLS. Marc Alan Layne Jefferson, 24, booked on an OCSO FTC warrant for second-degree criminal trespassing. Brian Christopher Dick, 44, booked on a State Patrol FTA warrant for DUI. Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Assault on Hanford St. in Omak. Malicious mischief on S. Fourth Ave. in Okanogan. Assault on Hwy. 7 near Tonasket. Trespassing on Chetwoot Dr. near Tonasket. Harassment on Hwy. 97 near Oroville. DWLS on Hutton Rd. near Oroville. Wildland fire on Pine Creek Rd. near Tonasket. Custodial interference on S. First Ave. in Okanogan. Burglary on Hwy. 97 near Oroville. Illegal burning on Amanda Rd. near Oroville. Domestic dispute on Glenwood Ave. in Riverside. Assault on Benton St. in Omak. Theft on Jasmine St. in Omak. Assault on S. Main St. in Omak. Warrant arrest on S. Ash St. in Omak. Malicious mischief on Main St. in Oroville. Warrant arrest on Hwy. 20 near Tonasket. Derrick James Charley, 21, booked on an Omak Police Department FTA warrant for third-degree malicious mischief and a State Patrol FTA warrant for third-degree DWLS. Samantha Ann Harding, 44, booked on third-degree DWLS, violation of a nocontact order, a State Patrol FTA warrant for third-degree DWLS and a DOC detainer. Jeffrey Allan Bob, 28, DOC detainer. Rosalia Hernandez, no middle name listed, 30, booked for fourth-degree assault (DV). Miguel Angel Amezcua Mora, 22, DOC detainer. Jesus Alberto Castaneda, booked on two Omak Police Department FTA warrants: MIP/C and third-degree theft. Tammy Jeanette Cohen, 47, booked for first-degree trafficking in stolen property. Tommie Bernard Tucker, 46, booked on an OCSO FTA warrant for fourth-degree assault (DV). Wednesday July 1, 2015 DWLS on Riverside Dr. in Omak. DWLS on Nicholson Rd. near Tonasket. Sex offense on O’Neil Rd. near Oroville. Failure to register as a sex offender on Eastlake Rd. near Oroville. Sex offense on Greenacres Rd. near Riverside. Theft on Cayuse Mountain Rd. near Tonasket. Burglary on Rodeo Trail Rd. near Okanogan. Malicious mischief on S. Second Ave. in Okanogan. Theft on S. First Ave. in Okanogan. Medication reported missing. Weapons offense on Mary Ann Creek Rd. near Oroville. Illegal burning on Amanda Rd. near Oroville. Threats on N. Second Ave. in Okanogan. Assault on S. Whitcomb Ave. in

Tonasket. Drugs on S. Cedar St. in Omak. Automobile theft on Riverside Dr. in Omak. Warrant arrest on N. Ash St. in Omak. Theft on Engh Rd. in Omak. Burglary on Jasmine St. in Omak. Warrant arrest on S. Jackson St. in Omak. Domestic dispute on Ironwood St. in Oroville. Trespassing on S. Western Ave. in Tonasket. Aaron Austin Buoy, 28, booked for second-degree assault (DV). Jerry Lee McIntosh, 24, DOC detainer. Wesley Paul Wirth, 38, booked for obstruction, third-degree DWLS and a DOC detainer. Jeffrey Weitman, 35, DOC detainer. Loren Mitchell Harry, 23, booked on two Superior Court FTA warrants: POCS and firstdegree trafficking in stolen property.

Thursday, July 2, 2015 Domestic dispute on Main St. in Oroville. Domestic dispute on N. Country Vue Rd. near Omak. Harassment on Hwy. 97 near Oroville. Theft on Hubbard Rd. near Riverside. DWLS on Hwy. 7 near Tonasket. Assault on First St. in Riverside. Burglary on Okoma Dr. in Omak. Recovered vehicle on Colubmia St. in Omak. Public intoxication on S. Ash St. in Omak. Public intoxication on N. Juniper St. in Omak. Theft on Engh Rd. in Omak. Burglary on Riverside Dr. in Omak. Theft on Engh Rd. in Omak. Fire on Index St. in Omak. Chelsey Renee Applebee, 18, booked for POCS (methamphetamine) and possession of marijuana. Bradley James Verstegen, 28, booked for second-degree theft. Yesenia Pino Aispuro, 29, booked for fourth-degree assault (DV). Jason Paul Martins, 44, DOC detainer. Raymond David Buck, 33, booked on two counts of second-degree vehicle prowl. Friday, July 3, 2015 DWLS on Hwy. 20 near Okanogan. Trespassing on Greenacres Rd. near Riverside. Burglary on Bolster Rd. near Oroville. Threats on Red Wing Dr. near Tonasket. Malicious mischief on Conconully Rd. near Riverside. Malicious mischief on W. Oak St. in Okanogan. Tires reported flattened. DWLS on Chesaw Rd. near Oroville. Malicious mischief on Main St. in Loomis. Trespassing on Engh Rd. in Omak. Harassment on S. First Ave. in Okanogan. Warrant arrest on Columbia St. in Omak. Trespassing on Seven Lakes Rd. near Riverside. Motorcycle crash on Chesaw Rd. near Oroville. Injuries reported. Illegal burning on Eastlake Rd. near Oroville. Theft on Engh Rd. in Omak. Two-vehicle hit-and-run crash on Engh Rd. in Omak. Trespassing on Elderberry Ave. in Omak. Assault on Ridge Dr. in Omak. Domestic dispute on Ironwood St. in Oroville. Domestic dispute on N. State Frontage Rd. near Tonasket. Theft on S. Whitcomb Ave. in Tonasket. Jose Alejandro Gonzalez Alatorre, 55, USBP hold. Patrick Vincent Louie, 44, booked for DUI. Taylor Marie Smiley, 24, booked on four Omak Police Department warrants: two each for third-degree theft and firstdegree criminal trespassing. Christina Mary Southerland, 20, booked for fourth-degree assault (DV). Kevin Michael Clark, 34, DOC detainer. Irwing David Gaytan Balderrama, 21, booked for violation of a no-contact order. Saturday, July 4, 2015 Theft on S. Fifth Ave. in Okanogan. Wildland fire on Pharr Rd. near Riverside. Domestic dispute on Ironwood St. in Oroville. Drugs on Omache Dr. in Omak. Fireworks on Havillah Rd. near

Tonasket. Trespassing on Westlake Rd. near Oroville. Assault on Hwy. 97 near Tonasket. Fireworks on Utke Lane near Omak. Custodial interference on N. Second Ave. in Okanogan. Fireworks on Omak River Rd. near Omak. Harassment on W. Lost Lake Rd. near Tonasket. Fireworks on Hwy. 97 near Tonasket. Violation of a no-contact order on S. Granite St. in Omak. Theft on Engh Rd. in Omak. Fireworks on E. Apple Ave. in Omak. Warrant arrest on Riverside Dr. in Omak. Warrant arrest on Ivy St. in Omak. Threats on W. Fourth Ave. in Omak. Fireworks on N. Juniper St. in Omak. Fireworks on S. Granite St. in Omak. Drugs on Hanford St. in Omak. Lost property on Engh Rd. in Omak. Wallet reported missing. DWLS on Asotin St. in Omak. Domestic dispute on 14th Ave. in Oroville. Disorderly conduct on S. Western Ave. in Tonasket. Fireworks on E. Seventh St. in Tonasket. Structure fire on E. Third St. in Tonasket. Brenda Lee Holford, 44, booked for fourth-degree assault (DV). Joshua Cabe Hanson, booked on an OCSO FTA warrant for third-degree DWLS. Jason David Brischle, 31, booked for third-degree DWLS. Channel Larae White, 33, booked for third-degree theft. Robert James Long, 30, booked for second-degree burglary and an Oroville Police Department FTA warrant for first-

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Sunday, July 5, 2015 Assault on Omak River Rd. near Omak. Theft on Rodeo Trail Rd. near Okanogan. Assault on S. Ash St. in Omak. Theft on Mary Ann Creek Rd. near Oroville. Littering on Salmon Creek Rd. near Okanogan. Fireworks on Hanson Rd. near Okanogan. Fireworks on N. Second Ave. in Okanogan. Fireworks on S. Birch St. in Omak. DWLS on S. Seventh Ave. in Omak. Assault on Engh Rd. in Omak. DUI on Hwy. 97 near Omak. Trespassing on Oak St. in Omak. Theft on Omak Ave. in Omak. Burglary on Quince St. in Omak. Public intoxication on S. Ash St. in Omak. Burglary on E. Dewberry Ave. in Omak. Warrant arrest on N. Central Ave. in Omak. Trespassing on W. Apple Ave. in Omak. Fire on 14th Ave. in Oroville. Fireworks on Chesaw Rd. near Oroville. Gary Lloyd Kolberg, 49, booked for second-degree animal cruelty. Reynaldo Diaz Patino, 60, booked for third-degree

assault of a child (DV) and fourth-degree assault (DV). Darcy Elwin Tatshama, 62, booked for DUI. Randy Lee Roseburgh, 28, booked on a State Patrol FTA warrant for DUI. Anthony Bigwolf, no middle name listed, 19, booked for MIP/C and an Omak Police Department FTA warrant for MIP/C.

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DUI – Driving Under the Influence DWLS/R – Driving While License Suspended/Revoked POSC – Possession of a Controlled Substance MIP/C – Minor in Possession/ Consumption TMVWOP – Taking a Motor Vehicle without Owner’s Permission DV– Domestic Violence FTA/C – Failure to Appear/ Comply (on a warrant) FTPF – Failure to Pay Fine OCSO – Okanogan County Sheriff ’s Officer RP– Reporting Party DOC – State Department of Corrections USBP– U.S. Border Patrol CBP– U.S. Customs and Border Protection. ICE– Immigration and Customs Enforcement

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