Miss Omak Stampede Vanessa Pershing shows a chainsaw donated to a spaghetti feed/auction fundraiser to benefit her expenses, including travel, during 2019. In the background is auctioneer Geral Hersey. Donors filled the Omak Elks Club for the March 16 event, which raised nearly $15,000, incl…
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TACOMA — An Okanogan High School student won the state Poetry Out Loud recitation contest March 2 and will head to the national competition later this spring in Washington, D.C.
OKANOGAN — Fans of Pinewood Derby cars and supporters of Boy Scouts have until March 16 to submit a bid to buy Frank Rogers’ collection of hand-crafted Pinewood Derby cars.
The regional high school Monster Band and Choir concert will be at 6 p.m. today, Feb. 26, in the Omak High School gym, 20 S. Cedar St. Admission is free. Student musicians from several area high schools will perform.
Student musicians who performed in a Feb. 24 Okanogan County Music Teachers Association student recital in Omak are (not in order) Kerrington Johansen, Eisa Gilbert-Christensen, Meshayla Gardinier, Lydia Thompson, Cole Rise, Jessica Heinlen, Teak Plank, Daniele Sparks, Jonathan Haeger, Maris…
The Omak High School jazz band performs during the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, which ran Feb. 22-23 in Moscow, Idaho. “The jazz band performed very well and received good comments and feedback from the adjudicators,” said band director Calvin Gorman. The festival included more than 400 stu…
OMAK – A series of free movies on the theme “Broken Brain: Heal Your Body, Heal Your Brain,” is being offered Monday evenings through April 8 at Omak High School, 20 S. Cedar St.
The 2019 officers for the Okanogan County Artists Association are (from left) Linda Vance, president; Tina Tharp, Omak Native and Western Art Show chairwoman; Margaret Hartzell, treasurer, and Sarah Stone, secretary. The association meets at 10 a.m. the third Monday of every month, except Au…
im and Julie Alley were named this year’s grand marshals for Founders Day 2019, announced at the annual Tonasket Chamber of Commerce banquet Saturday, Jan. 26.
Legislative Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, joined senior citizens for lunch last week at the Tonasket Senior Center, where he spoke to a large audience after they sang “Happy Birthday” to Kretz.
The tiny house movement is a way for people to live simply, more affordably and have the option of taking their home on the road.
On Dec. 15, Usofono “Fono” Muasau went to a scheduled dialysis appointment, when he received a call about a kidney donated in Seattle that was a match. A kidney was donated to Virginia Mason Seattle, and was ready for Usofono Muasau the night of December 15, if he could get to Seattle within six hours.
OMAK - Okanogan Valley Orchestra and Chorus musicians continued the tradition of giving the Okanogan Valley a grand Christmas gift when they performed the “Winter Magic Returns” concert Dec. 8.
BREWSTER – A special performance of Jose Feliciano’s “Feliz Navidad” is planned when Brewster Elementary School students give their holiday concert tonight, Dec. 5.
OKANOGAN – Donations are being sought for the annual Omak-Okanogan Community Christmas Basket Project, which provides food during the holidays for mid-valley residents in need.
On a brisk fall day in 1949, the beautiful Heisler 102 narrow gauge locomotive engine lay tilted on its side atop a scrap heap in Omak, awaiting her final stop in a lifetime of service.
Tonasket Police Department's former drug dog, the late Zeus, searches for marijuana hidden in the Tonasket Commancheros Rodeo arena for an illustration of his abilities during a fundraiser for the K-9 unit.
OKANOGAN—The First Baptist Church of Okanogan hosted their annual Operation Christmas Child packing party to benefit children in need.
BREWSTER—The Chamber of Commerce met at the American Legion for their regular monthly meeting and discussed positive community involvement for the upcoming Winter season.
CASHMERE - A GoFundMe account has been set up for a former Brewster student with cancer who was displaced by the Carlton Complex fire and now lives in Cashmere.
Master Sgt. Keith Caraway kept students of all ages entertained as he spoke about his nearly 20 years in the service at the Tonasket Elementary School Veterans Day assembly Wednesday, Nov. 7.
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- Vejraska wins Angus awards
- Appeals court rejects Small’s appeal
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