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Republic Reducing Alcohol and Drug use Coalition to host webinar

n online seminar to discuss social determinates of health in rural communities will take place at noon Aug. 20 in the Republic Reducing Alcohol and Drug use Coalition office.

Nespelem to celebrate Millpond Days

Millpond Days activities are planned in the downtown area Friday and Saturday.

Sailing through summer

Children can find plenty to do at camps offering instruction in art, music, drama, sports and general outdoors skills

Children looking for something to help them sail through the summer doldrums will find a variety of camps at which they can hone their music, drama, cooking and general camping skills.

Republic digs in for Prospectors

Festival includes music, parades, ‘Beer’d’ contest

The town’s annual celebration, Prospectors’ Days, begins Friday and will continue through the weekend with a bevy of activities from bingo to music and from a fun run to a softball tournament.

Flag Day centennial set

The community is gearing up to celebrate the 100th year of Flag Day celebrations at the Wauconda Community Hall on Saturday.

Pridefest returns Sunday

With signature rainbow-colored flags and outfits, games and even a drag queen competition, the Methow Valley Pridefest makes its return Sunday.

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Shakespeare comedy gets ’60s vibe

Opening night proceeds go to Tonasket Food Bank

Shakespeare meets the 1960s in a two-weekend production of the Bard’s comedy “The Taming of the Shrew.”

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Crash claims longtime rodeo cowboy Condon

Funeral service is Monday at tribes’ Omak Longhouse

Larry “Little Beaver” Condon and friends were shooting the breeze when someone asked the famous bullrider how the heck he got to Madison Square Garden for competition in the 1960s.

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Tonasket celebrates

Hundreds of spectators ventured to town last weekend for a variety of events during the annual Founders Day celebration.

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A century of achievement

Today, Bridgeport High School celebrates a century of graduations. Since September, the school has reached out to alumni to include in various events, from homecoming to a barbecue and today’s commencement ceremony, scheduled for 1 p.m. at the high school, 1220 Kryger Ave.

Food stamps on the rise

Okanogan County saw need boom during recession

Nearly a quarter of all Okanogan County residents were on food stamps at the height of the recent recession in 2011.

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Riders make their way through the mountains

Ride to Rendezvous in its second day around Methow Valley

May Festival features full lineup

Traditional May Pole Dance set for Saturday afternoon

This weekend’s 80th annual May Festival will feature a weekend-long lineup of events from royalty coronation to a parade, basketball tournament, bass tournament and the traditional May Pole Dance.

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McMillan claims senior crown at Nespelem Junior Rodeo

Soap Lake boy wins overall crown during Nespelem Junior Rodeo; complete rodeo results posted

April 30, 2014- Our View "Bigfoot coming to your home"

This week, our shopper takes on a whole new look in Okanogan County. As part of The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle’s continued growth strategy, our Bottomline shopper has been renamed Bigfoot Ads.

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