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.
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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.
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.
Elementary school students entertained veterans, active troops, staff and community members at Wednesday's Veterans Day Assembly with several musical numbers, directed by Gail Morris.
A group tourists from Europe rolled through the region Wednesday, Oct. 24. The group of about 20 people – with African Adventures - made a rest stop near Janis Bridge after coming down from Canada en route to Seattle.
The annual Zombie Fun Run and Halloween Harvest Festival will be Saturday, Oct. 27, in East Side and Civic League parks. The events help kick off Halloween week. A variety of events will be offered around the region.
The 17th annual Autumn Leaf Run drew 71 participants for a cold, cloudy run around town the morning of Sept. 29. One-mile and 5K distances were offered to runners and walkers who were encouraged to donate canned or boxed foods for the food bank. Children under 12 received a free T-shirt, while adults could purchase shirts.
The 2018 Okanogan County Career Connections EXPO at the Okanogan County Fairground Agriplex is shaping up to be a big event, with more than 75 vendors confirmed and some new representatives scheduled to appear.
Construction on a two-classroom addition to Virginia Grainger Elementary School is pretty much done and youngsters are in the new rooms today, Aug. 29, for the start of the new school year.
Boots and cowboy hats filled the North Central Washington Fair grandstands Friday, Aug. 24, as the iconic 1990s country music group BlackHawk performed as this year’s headline act.
As the north Okanogan pulsated with rumors of Jack Black sightings last week, I received an email from my editor saying, “Keep your eyes out. Jack Black's in town.”
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