Outdoors and Recreation


Two sections of Okanogan River close to steelhead fishing Friday

Steelhead fishing closes on two sections of the Okanogan River one hour before official sunrise Friday.

Omak gunners finish fifth in Division III

The Omak Fish and Gun Club finished fifth in Division III of the 8-week Inland Empire Trapshooting tournament

Rimfire target shoot planned for Saturday

A rimfire target match is planned for Saturday at Omak Fish and Game Club

Dunckel bowls 300 at Valley Lanes

Dale Dunckel bowled a perfect game of 300, his 28th in sanctioned bowling, and a 793 series in the Classic Scratch League last week at Valley Lanes.

Osoyoos hockey player posts winning goal

Josh Mitchell of Osoyoos, B.C., scored the winning goal for the Rochester Institute of Technology’s men’s hockey team Saturday.

Tease photo

Sunshine tops Coffey for tournament title

Team claims recreational basketball title with 81-64 victory

Sandhill Crane Festival set for next month

Birding event takes place March 28-30 in Othello

Erik Bjornsen, teammate ski to sixth in team sprint event

Local skier anchors Team U.S.A. in Olympic event

Dog sled demonstration canceled

Molson Ice Fishing Festival will go on without dog sled demonstration

State Parks launches new interactive website

State Parks Commission unveils new interactive website

Sadie Bjornsen finishes 18th in 10K classic at Olympics

Local woman skies to 18th place in Olympic competition

New snowfall prompts Loup Loup Ski Hill to open

Ski, snowboard area between Okanogan and Twisp will open Saturday

Tease photo

Bonaparte Lake Snow Drags results

Here are the official results for the annual Bonaparte Lake Snow Drags snowmobile drag races that took place Feb. 8

Chelan Ranger District snowmobile trails open

Trail grooming begins on the Lake Chelan north shore trail system.

Lottery to decide who gets to be in Half-Corked Marathon

A lottery, which ends Friday, will determine entries for the fourth annual Half-Corked Marathon.