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Looking into Omak’s historical buildings

Old buildings include former Chronicle office

I don’t know what triggered this, but is there someone who can identify the oldest building in Omak that is still in use?

Puns flying high over ‘Bud Bowl’

Every year, I look forward to watching the Super Bowl.

Snow drags ready

Bonaparte races get starting lights

This year’s Bonaparte Lake Snow Drags promises to be bigger and better Feb. 8.

Work pays off big

State sends five to Olympics

Of the 14 cross-country skiers named to the men’s and women’s Olympic teams this week, 5 were raised in Washington state.

Don’t take readers completely by surprise

Look for plot hints in subtle foreshadowing

I can’t remember where I read this, high school or college, or the name of the writer nor the publication in which he wrote.

Catching the Seahawk bandwagon

As you can tell by the front page today, The Chronicle has joined the bandwagon following the Seattle Seahawks to the SuperBowl. I’m sure many of you have, too.

Farewell to Okanogan

I’ve never had to write one of these columns. At my last newspaper, I was released unceremoniously, the victim of a bad newspaper economy and — in my humble opinion — even worse decision-making.

In a bind? Try a clip

Last week, I stumbled upon a new-to-me use for binder clips as I was faced with trying to use loose tea to make a cup of hot tea at work.

Couple takes in ’Hawks victory

Berntsens keep wedding date

Bryan and Sara Berntsen of Omak celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary at the National Football Conference championship, won by the Seahawks over San Francisco in Seattle.

Teams attempt to find leagues

SCAC initially says no to three C’s

The region’s 1A schools continued a high-wire act last week, trying safely to land in a league.

Driessen’s 41 sinks Cashmere

Okanogan boys improve to 13-0

Easton Driessen put the team on his shoulders and scored a career-high 41 points in leading the Bears past Cashmere, 76-72, on Tuesday.

A day in the life of Grayson the cat

‘Full-time cat’ shares his story

Hi. Since this is the first time you have heard from me, let me introduce myself. Name: Grayson, known as Cat for short. Occupation: Full-time cat.

State making move for more land

As a resident of Tunk Valley, I believe I have very good neighbors.

Bets brighten sports rivalry

I’m not sure when it first began, but there’s a longstanding tradition of friendly betting on sports events between the political leaders of each city or state.

Skiers await Sochi

Methow skiers in line for Olympics

The outlook remains great for four cross country skiers with ties to the Methow Valley to reach the Olympics in a couple weeks in Sochi, Russia.

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