About Brent BakerBrent, is a former reporter/photographer for the Gazette-Tribune and sometimes works as a freelance sports reporter for the G-T. Prior to working at the G-T, he was the sports editor for Sunrise Publishing from 2000-2005 in Michigan. He subsequently owned and operated Buckland Media, a high school sports website, in Michigan until 2010. He and his wife Kim, who have an adult son, moved to Tonasket in 2010. Brent worked as a full time reporter/photographer at the G-T from 2011 - 2014).
Stories by Brent Baker
TONASKET – The Tonasket City Council agreed on a plan to settle the salaries of city employees for 2015, voting unanimously on Tuesday, Nov. 25, to adopt Council Member Scott Olson’s compromise plan that adopted features of a pair of proposals sitting before the council.
TONASKET – A year ago, Tonasket School District voters rejected a $6 million, 10-year bond that would have helped alleviate overcrowding, built a new Alternative/Outreach school and upgrade athletic facilities that in some cases pose safety hazards to participants.
LOUISVILLE, KY – When the expectation is to win a national title, the best you can do is meet them.
The Tonasket FFA Rituals team found out that sometimes, that isn’t going to work out. Adjusting those expectations helped the group of seven Tonasket High School sophomores gain more from their trip to the FFA national convention than they had expected.
Central Washington 2B League Scores / Standings Oroville 54, Liberty Bell 6 – Oroville (#4 North) travels to White Swan (#1 South) to open playoffs next week Omak 19, Tonasket 7 (NL, Thursday) – Tonasket (#3 North) travels to Warden (#2 South) Okanogan 44, Brewster 12 – Okanogan clinches North Division title and hosts Mabton [...]
Central Washington 2B League Standings / Scores / Schedules Okanogan 35, Tonasket 20 Oroville 63, Bridgeport 7 Brewster 56, Manson 0 Waterville 54, Liberty Bell 36 (NL) White Swan 20, Mabton 8 Kittitas 72, Lake Roosevelt 6 Warden 46, Soap Lake 6
TONASKET – The Tonasket City Council gave its blessing to Churchill Clark to station his canoe carving project in Founders Day Park next to the visitor’s center until early December during its meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 14.
Central Washington 2B League Standings / Schedules / Scores Girls Soccer Tonasket 2, Okanogan 1 Liberty Bell 5, Oroville 0 Bridgeport 3, Entiat 1 Brewster 1, Manson 0 (forfeit) Okanogan, Tonasket, Brewster, Liberty Bell have clinched district playoff spots. Bridgeport advances if the Fillies beat Oroville next Tuesday; if Oroville beats Bridgeport, then Entiat moves [...]
TONASKET – Tensions didn’t boil over, but they certainly were simmering as the Tonasket City Council and two representatives of the North Valley Hospital District engaged in some verbal sparring over the placement of garbage dumpsters that had taken up residence along the curb on Western Avenue.