OMAK Chris Thew has joined The Chronicle as managing editor and will oversee
Thew, 42, had worked as a reporter/photographer for The Chronicle from 2005 to 2009. Thew originally came to The Chronicle after seven years at The Spokesman-Review. In that role, he compiled sports stats and wrote alternative sports features.
He left The Chronicle and worked for SunOpta in Omak as a data coordinator until 2013.
After leaving SunOpta, Thew worked for a competing newspaper in Ferry County until he moved to Spokane earlier this year and started working again at the Spokesman-Review until the end of August.
He has two children, Jonas, 6, and Olivia, 4.
Thew fills a vacancy created by Garrett Rudolph's departure last year to manage a magazine's newsroom.
For more information, see the Sept. 9 issue of The Chronicle.