Trucking fish still an option if ladder doesn't work
A section of Rufus Woods Lake downstream of Grand Coulee Dam to the state Highway 155 Bridge opened today for recreational fishing after being closed since Sept. 11, 2001.
Tonasket Junior Rodeo competitors win saddles in opening event
A Cowboy Lever Action Silhouette match, the final long-range shoot of the season, is planned for Saturday at the Tonasket Gun Club, 100 N. Pine Creek Road.
Several sporting events are scheduled for this week
Steelhead fishing in the upper Columbia River and tributaries, which include the Okanogan, Methow, Similkameen and Wenatchee rivers, closes Monday.
Ashworth pitches no-hit shutout in Bulldogs victory over Raiders
Here's a round up of last week's girls softball games
Roundup of high school softball games played March 20-22
Loup Ski Team competes in U12 championships
Winthrop boarder wins four heats at annual Loup Snowboard Races
Barrel racing season set to begin March 23 north of Tonasket
Brewster boys stumble on opening day of 1A state basketball, falling 51-41 to King's.
The No. 1 state-ranked Okanogan High School boys basketball team roared back from a seven-point deficit late to win in overtime, 70-60, over Cedar Park Christian on Thursday.
The Omak Fish and Gun Club finished fifth in Division III of the 8-week Inland Empire Trapshooting tournament
Brewster boys and Okanogan girls headed to state; Brewster girls eliminated
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.
Josh Mitchell of Osoyoos, B.C., scored the winning goal for the Rochester Institute of Technology’s men’s hockey team Saturday.
Lake Roosevelt took a 55-52 overtime win over Liberty Bell in a bi-district boys basketball consolation game and earned the No. 2 seed to regionals.
The Pateros High School boys basketball team came ever so close to getting to the state tournament in Spokane.
The Oroville High School girls basketball team, fresh off a 51-38 overtime victory Saturday over Lake Roosevelt, now sets sights on DeSales.
Win or lose, the region will be represented at the state 1B girls basketball tournament.
Team claims recreational basketball title with 81-64 victory
Volleyball teams slug it out to raise money for Parker's Place
Bulldogs bringing home third-place, earn spot in 1A regional basketball tournament
Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred early today about 2 miles south of Malott, near Chiliwist Road
Local skier anchors Team U.S.A. in Olympic event
Inchelium girls continue postseason basketball tournament, but Curlew is out
Local woman skies to 18th place in Olympic competition
Ski, snowboard area between Okanogan and Twisp will open Saturday
In 1A action, both Okanogan boys and girls advance while Omak teams eliminated
Erik Bjornsen of Mazama did not advance to the quarterfinals of the men’s sprint today at the Winter Olympics.
A lottery, which ends Friday, will determine entries for the fourth annual Half-Corked Marathon.
Omak girls need to dunk No. 4 state-ranked Okanogan tonight if they hope to make the playoffs
Claire Wallis of the Loup Loup Alpine Ski Team just missed the podium during downhill races last weekend.
The Curlew girls and Inchelium boys finished fourth in their final games Tuesday, with both teams now advancing to pigtail play-in district games Friday.
Six wrestlers from Okanogan County enter District 1A tournament with No. 1 seeds
Jason VanderWeide rolled games of 290 and 288 en route to a 788 series.
At least three men to make trip to watch Seattle play Denver
A trio of local Seahawks fans can’t believe how lucky they are this week.
Rink could use refrigeration unit
If Winthrop Ice and Sports Rink gets a new refrigeration unit, its director predicts a boon for local recreation and businesses.
Defense powers Tigers to victories
Republic made it a clean sweep last weekend by dousing Selkirk, 54-45, in a league boys basketball game Saturday.
Bonaparte races get starting lights
This year’s Bonaparte Lake Snow Drags promises to be bigger and better Feb. 8.
The Methow Valley is one of 14 family vacation areas within the state being promoted for fishing by the state Department of Fish and Wildlife.
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.
Okanogan clobbers Tonasket, 70-11
Brewster girls started slow, but eventually proved unstoppable Tuesday in a 57-26 win over Omak.
Erik Bjornsen, Brian Gregg are headed to Sochi, Russia, to represent the U.S.
Erik Bjornsen sat eating breakfast Wednesday morning in Seiser Alm, Italy, when he heard something he’s been yearning to hear for years.
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.
Curlew nips Selkirk with 17-9 streak
Republic held off Cusick, 64-60, in a spirited matchup Saturday.
Pursuit race begins at Cub Creek trail
The Methow Valley Pursuit ski race will be contested in abbreviated form Saturday starting at the Cub Creek trailhead.
Bjornsen will compete in Sochi, Russia, in February
Sadie Bjornsen celebrated qualifying for the U.S. Olympic cross country ski team by taking a long run on the snow in France.