City to contract with sheriff's office

Mayor Dennis Brown and Tonasket City Council members hear from members of the public before deciding to contract temporarily with the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office for police coverage. From left are council members Christa “Teagan” Levine and Marylou Kriner, Brown, City Attorney Mick Howe, and council members Jensen Sackman and Jill Ritter. Also pictured is City Clerk-Treasurer Alice Attwood.

Photo by Katie Teachout
Mayor Dennis Brown and Tonasket City Council members hear from members of the public before deciding to contract temporarily with the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office for police coverage. From left are council members Christa “Teagan” Levine and Marylou Kriner, Brown, City Attorney Mick Howe, and council members Jensen Sackman and Jill Ritter. Also pictured is City Clerk-Treasurer Alice Attwood.



TONASKET ­— City council members voted to temporarily disband the Tonasket Police Department and contract with the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office at a special meeting Wednesday, Jan. 2....

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