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Wauconda Hall turns 100 years old

The Wauconda Community Hall Association, established in 1917, is planning to kick off a two-day centennial celebration commemorating 100 years since the original dedication of the hall.

CENTER STAGE: Summer brings work, fun

Last week I came to the realization that I truly love summertime. Aside from the sometimes-scorching temperatures, the lawn constantly needing to be mowed and an abundance in what seems to be never ending yard work, there’s just something special about the season.

CENTER STAGE: Music, fireworks planned

The Fourth of July weekend truly brings something special for everyone. Be it the bright, colorful fireworks displays, live music, backyard barbecues and libations, or just a time to relax and enjoy the Okanogan Country sunshine.

Hospital foundation nears completion on set of projects

The North Valley Community Health Association-NVH Foundation is completing a set of projects that have been in the works for the past two years. The projects include a walk-in-tub and a wheelchair accessible van for North Valley Extended Care. 

CENTER STAGE: Idol star comes to casino

Sammy Kershaw to perform Chelan Fair

Can you believe today is the first day of summer? Wow! Where has the year gone! Last Friday I attended the annual Art in the Park in Omak.

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Tonasket pool nears completion

A smile slipped across Norm Weddle’s face Thursday morning as crews began pouring a concrete slab next to the newly constructed bathhouse at the site of the new community swimming pool in History Park.

Omak eighth-grade students promoted

Eighth-graders at Omak Middle School participated in a promotion ceremony June 13 in the Omak Performing Arts Center.

Salmon bake planned Saturday in Pateros

A salmon bake and cultural celebration to benefit the Pateros-Brewster Community Resource Center is planned for 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 24, in Memorial Park.

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.

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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.