The ninth annual Budweiser-Lowrance King Salmon Derby on Aug. 1-3 raised $1,700 in a raffle for a YETI cooler that benefited victims of the Carlton Complex fires.
Volunteers make swim meet happen
Runoff or jackpot races slated for Sunday depending on how many horses enter
Crews from District 8, Mount Tolman and private firefighters knocked down flames Friday south of Malott after fire jumped the Okanogan River.
Results for the fifth annual Tonasket Truck & Tractor Pull competed July 18 and 19 in the Comanchero Rodeo Grounds.
Wildfire reported near Carlton
Crews from Brewster, Pateros, Methow Valley, Omak and Okanogan have responded to the fire on Texas Creek Road
The Methow Vally Killer Whales took on the Omak Mantaray Aquatic Klub in a swIM meet July 8.
Spokane County Raceway will switch from National Hot Rod Association to International Hot Rod Association starting in 2015.
Local store plans to sell marijuana at 23251 state Highway 20
Omak Kiwanis Golf Tournament took place June 28
Work continues to repair fractures spillway
Event organizers release names of winning 3-on-3 basketball teams and players
Great time to visit family on Father’s Day this Sunday
June is one marvelous month.
Oroville's Bartelson wins super pro
Lahontan fishing is heating up
State Hall of Fame basketball coach Jim Thacker will be part of the staff coaching at an Oroville Summer Basketball Camp on June 16-20.
3-on-3 tournament raises $1,200
Hoops for Hope proved a major success downtown with 29 teams helping raise $1,200 for the support center.
Deadline set for basketball entries
If you want to play in the inaugural Omak Battleground hoop you can register, for free, until Friday.
Ground gave away causing Cherelle LaGrou to be stranded 60 feet up a rock cliff
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.
Area athletes spend years of sweating through practices to reach state competitions. But there is a lot of unseen effort by athletes, coaches and parents to get them onto the awards podium.
Rodeo club also qualifies competitors for rodeo in Las Vegas, Nev.
Fever-4 crash destroys two cars, damages three others
Cowboys ride tough on bulls and broncs
Francis Marchand of Omak finished second in saddle bronc riding at the Tonasket Founders Day Rodeo on Friday and Saturday.
Mountain Lions win opener in eight
Liberty Bell went 1-2 and Bridgeport 0-2 in the state 2B softball tournament Friday and Saturday at the Gateway Sports Complex.
Boy Scouts fix up Camp Bonaparte
This weekend will be a Free Fishing Weekend, thanks to the state Department of Fish and Wildlife. Licenses will not be required for those two days to fish or gather shellfish in any waters open for fishing in the state.
Foes go to eight innings first day
The doubles tennis team of Trevor Terris and Brian Hendrick of Tonasket, both seniors, finished second at the state 1B/2B/1A tournament Friday and Saturday at West Valley High School.
Bulldogs finish 1A state at 4-2
Okanogan High School’s fastpitch team went 4-2 at state, missing the consolation trophy game by one victory Friday and Saturday at the Columbia Playfields.
Friends of the NRA event coming Aug. 2
Nannies sending a lot of girls to state 1B track meet
Okanogan freshman incorrectly identified in May 28 story
Bulldogs open against Hoquiam on Friday in Richland
Hiebert cuts a perfect .500 on the lights
The Ridge Riders will host the seventh annual Cleatis Lacy Memorial Bullriding on Saturday at the Delano Rodeo grounds, 22209 Alcan Road.
Rule change allows for salmon fishing on Icicle River through July 31
Ralston sets fast time on her horse, Vegas
Brewster takes on Chelan in finals
Chelan soccer won a shootout, 4-2, over Okanogan in a 1A/2B semifinal tri-district match Wednesday.
Kraske sets 400 hurdle records
Our region produces some great tracksters, especially this year, with school and university records toppling all over the place.
Pioneers reach district semifinals
Omak High School’s softball team shook off a 3-run home run to eliminate Brewster, 7-3, in a loser-out district game Tuesday.
Bears, Bulldogs reach postseason
Edwin Tinoco scored three goals in five minutes to lift Brewster to a 6-0 win over Medical Lake in a loser-out game Saturday in the opening round of the Tri-District Tournament.
Sinlahekin to celebrate 75th
The 75th anniversary of the state’s first wildlife area will be celebrated June 7 at the Sinlahekin Wildlife Area.
Kathryn Cleman sets school record in pole vault
Four girls track records were set, along with at least one school record, at the Caribou Trail League track championship Friday.
Bears, Omak play loser-out game
Curlew softball earned the No. 1 seed to postseason after splitting with Almira/Coulee-Hartline on Saturday.
Points mount up for state finals
A National Barrel Horse Association doubleheader was competed Saturday at Colbert Arena north of town.
Roberts zips to two first place finishes
The start of the Republic Eagle Track Raceway’s season was a groovy kind of day Saturday for the Everett Merritt Memorial.
People choose 1940 Ford pickup as best
A huge turnout provided the region with a ton of cars and vendors at the 21st annual Swap Meet and Car Show presented by the Friendly OK Car Club on May 9-11 at East Side Park.
Weapons, smoker available in raffles
The newly formed Okanogan Trails Chapter of the Mule Deer Foundation will put on its first banquet benefiting the foundation Saturday at the Okanogan Eagles Club, 1820 N. Second Ave.
Omak, Okanogan meet in showdown
Bi-district 1A baseball playoffs started yesterday at Larson Field, 2501 W. Broadway Ave. Cashmere (16-4) was slated to play at Lakeside (11-9) in game 1 and Medical Lake (12-8) was at Brewster (17-3) in game 2.
Soccer opens district playoffs
Brewster soccer edged Tonasket, 3-2, in overtime following a controversial Caribou Trail League match Tuesday.
Nash-Mendez runs to record time
The giant old growth redwood forests of northern California were under siege. Rain pelted the giant trees, which let little precipitation hit the ground hundreds of feet below, where waves of runners competed in The Avenue of the Giants Marathon last Sunday.
Brewster came within one base runner of a perfect game in clobbering Omak, 17-0, in a Caribou Trail League game Wednesday.