OMAK – A proposal for the Okanogan Valley Farmers Market to put a shipping container in Civic League Park was turned down March 14 by the Omak Park Board.
Krista Marchand of the Omak FFA chapter was named as the Star Farmer at the recent district evaluation in Pateros.
Omak Stampede dates for this year have been moved up to July 4 and 5, reported president Paul Maley in 1942.
Mother Nature has sure been playing tricks on Okanogan Valley.
TONASKET- The Tonasket School Board has canceled its public hearing scheduled tonight to discuss the “current athletic issue.”
Ginger “Mama” Passarelli, founder of The Soup Ladies, has been given the FBI Seattle Field Office’s director’s community leadership award for 2016, for her efforts to provide home-cooked meals to first responders in emergency and disaster situations.
The entertainment scene in Okanogan County is in full swing this week.
Several Halloween-related events are on tap this weekend and into Monday as people around Okanogan Country celebrate the ghoulish holiday
NESPELEM – The annual Mill Pond Days celebration will be Saturday, June 18, in town.
Bridgeport Daze will be tomorrow in the downtown area.
The 2016 Curlew Barrel Derby celebrations will kick off the morning of Sunday, June 5, and continue through the day in town.
A parade, street vendors, rodeo and other activities are planned June 3-4 during the town’s 82nd annual Founders’ Day celebration.
The Okanogan Days celebration will be Saturday, June 4, with a variety of activities, food, a 3-on-3 basketball tournament, street fair and parade.
The Ian McFeron Band will host an evening concert Friday, June 3 at the Community Cultural Center, 411 S. Western Ave.
An event to commemorate the 75-year anniversary of Woody Guthrie’s River Songs will be Saturday, May 28 at Grand Coulee Dam.