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CENTER STAGE: Time to dust off the vinyl

Cassette tapes begin to make comeback

Every now and then I enjoy going on an online shopping spree. I usually am looking for one specific item, and before you know it, I’ve wasted several hours and filling my shopping cart with all kinds of things I don’t really need.

Students participate in Governor’s Summit

Students from the Nespelem School District participated in the Governor’s Summit on Career Connected Learning at the Microsoft Conference Center.

Vets and ‘Vettes planned

Vets and ‘Vettes will take center stage this weekend as 12 Tribes Resort Casino hosts its second veterans’ honor event and Corvette parade.

Art in the Park set this weekend

The 43rd annual Art in the Park, set for June 16-17 in Civic League Park, features a variety of art, entertainment, food, hands-on activities and a fundraiser for co-organizer Omak Kiwanis Club.

Chamber works on several festivals

The chamber of commerce is working on several festivals and other activities for the summer months, starting with a June 18 children’s fishing derby.

CENTER STAGE: So many activities to take in

Summertime must be on its way. The lawn is needing to be mowed ever few days, the strawberries are almost ripe in our yard and the mosquitoes are out.

Tease photo

Molson Midsummer Festival planned June 17

The 22nd annual Molson Midsummer Festival will kickoff Saturday, June 17 and feature a day filled with family fun.

County offices will close early on June 23

OKANOGAN – All offices located in the Okanogan County Courthouse will be closed for staff training on Friday, June 23 from 3 to 5 p.m., according to Tanya Craig, the county’s human resources director. All other county offices not located at the courthouse will remain open.

CENTER STAGE: Lots of events, festivals set this weekend

Brewster singer, songwriter featured on RFD-TV program

It seems as though this year is just flying by. Can you believe tomorrow is the first of June already?

Rodeo, parade on tap this weekend

A parade, street vendors, rodeo and other activities are planned June 1-3 during the town’s 82nd annual Founders’ Day celebration.

Bridgeport Daze set June 3-4

The annual Bridgeport Daze celebration will be Saturday, June 3-4, in Fireman Park at 10th Street and Columbia Avenue.

Curlew rolls out the barrel

The 2017 Curlew Barrel Derby celebrations will kick off the morning of Sunday, June 4, and continue through the day in town.

Okanogan Days celebration set Saturday

The annual Okanogan Days community festival is set for Saturday, June 3, in downtown Okanogan.

Horse racing will be at fair

OKANOGAN – Despite rumors of the contrary, horse racing will be taking place at the 2017 Okanogan County Fair, according to Okanogan County Commissioner Andy Hover.

Historical museums open this weekend

OKANOGAN – Okanogan County Historical Society museums will open for the season this Saturday, May 27.