Approach new year as if last
I find myself torn at the end of 2013 between writing about eating healthy during the holidays, pursuing your passion in the New Year or finding happiness at this time of year while creating memorable quotes.
Bad luck cloud hovers over teams
A thick bad-luck cloud thundered across the state, raining down inexplicable sports losses last weekend.
Tribe tracking white sturgeon
Great winter fishing awaits on several Colville tribal lakes following stocking this past year.
Okanogan County to get $1.1 million
There’s something getting ready to swim in our rivers – more salmon.
All-state football winners named
Shane Proctor, a Lake Roosevelt High School graduate now living in North Carolina, finished third in the bullriding average at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo from Dec. 5-14 in Las Vegas.
Lloyd Little always found trout to bite
When you are out ice fishing this winter, and it’s been cold enough to freeze some of the lakes for sure, I hope you are smart enough to do it safely.
Neely helps lead Freeman to title
Shane Proctor, a Lake Roosevelt High School grad now living in Troutman, N.C, won the first two nights of bullriding at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas.
Lots go against international foes
When the Australian Kempsey Spirit team played Okanogan, it reminded me that we have several athletes from this region who have competed in Australia or against Australians.
Behymer also plays for Cardinals
Kara Staggs of Okanogan is tearing up the basketball ranks while playing for North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene.
Highlight includes 1999 state crown
Longtime Okanogan coach Denny Neely announced last week he is retiring from coaching as of today.
Seattle publishes sophomore’s story
I was roaming the web when I noticed that Sam Thomsen, a sophomore at Liberty Bell High School, wrote a guest column for The Seattle Times. Thomsen’s column was titled “Crazy? Why the Mariners should sign Robinson Cano now.”
Rich Fewkes writes about his friends
Anyone who’s been around rodeo or listened to Tonasket car commercials on the radio the last few decades knows the homey and distinct voice of Rich Fewkes.
Macen McLean to play at Pateros
Chandler Smith of Brewster signed a letter of intent Monday to play for the University of Nebraska women’s basketball team.
Fish tales flap at monthly meeting
It seems fish stories get more and more unbelievable as the years pass. Take Russian President Vladimir Putin, who this summer caught a record-setting pike in a remote Siberian region.
Howard sets world deadlift record
When was the last time you heard of a lower-seeded football team hosting a first-round state game over a higher seeded team? Out of 44 state playoff games this week, Oroville High School is the only higher-seeded team without a home game.
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