Today is Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

Charles Lou James1943 – 2015

Charles Lou James
1943 – 2015

Charles Lou James, 72, of Pendleton, Oregon, passed away at Jamie’s Place adult family home surrounded by family and loving caregivers on Nov. 15, 2015, in Winthrop, after a long battle with Lewy Body disease. Graveside service was held on Nov. 21, 2015, in Del Norte, Colorado. A community celebration of his life is planned...

Colleen Braillard

Colleen Braillard passed away peacefully at home on Nov. 4, 2015. Colleen was born March 26, 1932, in Twisp, to Ruby and Boyd Eiffert. She attended school there until her marriage to Jack Cramer. She was active in the Catholic church and served her family there. After Jack’s death, she married Larry Braillard and made...
Fae Elinor Risley Novotny1922–2015

Fae Elinor Risley Novotny

Fae Elinor Novotny was born Sept. 21, 1922, in Pateros, to Leonard (Rusty) and Marie Risley. She died Oct. 7, 2015, in Spokane, at the age of 93. Fae grew up in the beautiful Methow Valley with one brother, Pat Risley, who now lives in Chelan. She graduated from Twisp High School where she was...

Death notice: Robert Roseland

Robert L. Roseland passed away Nov. 20, 2015. A celebration of life will be held Dec. 6 at the Methow Valley Community Center at 1 p.m.

Death notice: Matthew Jones

Matthew Jones passed away Oct. 28, 2015. A service with potluck will be held at the Twisp Valley Grange on Saturday (Nov. 28) at 3 p.m.
Robert D. Sitts1923–2015

Robert D. Sitts

Robert D. Sitts passed away quietly on Nov. 2, 2015. He was born April 5, 1923, in Los Angeles, California, to Bud and Rose Sitts and raised by his grandmother, Cora Thurston in Pavilion, B.C. He is survived by his wife, Mary Anne; daughter Donna; and son David. A memorial will be planned in the...

Joan E. Lasse

Joan E. Lasse, longtime, active resident of the Methow Valley, died peacefully at Riverbend Hospital in Eugene, Oregon, on Nov. 8, 2015. Joan is survived by her siblings, Lee Lasse (Linda), Susan Davis, Cathy Standish (Nelson) and Nancy Lasse; nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews; and many dear friends across the Methow Valley and Oregon. Joan...

Colleen Braillard

Colleen Braillard passed away Nov. 4, 2015. A full obituary will follow.
Richard C. Brown1927 – 2015

Richard C. Brown
1927 – 2015

Richard C. Brown passed away at Tacoma General Hospital on Nov. 2, 2015, where he had been born 88 years earlier, as the fifth and last child to Harry and Alpharetta Brown (the original candy maker and founder of Brown & Haley Candy) on Aug. 18, 1927. He is survived by his beloved wife of...

Betty Marie Libby
1929 – 2015

Betty Marie Libby, age 86, went home to be with Jesus on Friday, Oct. 9, 2015. She went quietly and peacefully in her sleep at Josephine Sunset Home after an extended illness due to complications from cancer. Born Betty Marie Nicholson to Louis and Alice Nicholson, she joined brothers Walter and Johnny, and sisters Hilda...