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Tonasket

Sprawled along the east bank of the Okanogan River on a narrow flat beneath rising hills. The place was named for To-nas-ket, chief of the Okanogan people. He donated land for the first school to be established in the area on what had been once been used as one of his many campsites.

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1914 image of sheepherder and flock in the Okanogan Valley.

Photo by Asahel Curtis. Source: Washington State Historical Society

1914 view of Tonasket.

Photo by Asahel Curtis. Source: Washington State Historical Society