TONASKET – Two area residents – Rosa Snider of Oroville and Danny Gratrix of Tonasket – filed a statement on Monday, Feb. 25, with the Okanogan County auditor’s office seeking the recall of the entire North Valley Hospital Board of Commissioners. The statements allege malfeasance (wrongful or illegal conduct), misfeasance (performance of duty in an [...]
About Brent BakerBrent is a reporter for the Gazette-Tribune. 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 started work at the G-T in 2011.
Stories by Brent Baker
Boys regional playoffs, scores for remaining 1A CTL and 2B CWL teams 1A Regionals – winners to state next week in Yakima, losers out Okanogan 57, Columbia (Burbank) 34 Granger 73, Brewster 70 (OT) Cashmere 68, Zillah 53 1A Regional Bracket 2B Regionals – winner to state next week in Spokane, losers out Wahkiakum 63, Liberty Bell [...]
CTL girls continue their domination of the 1A post-season; White Swan lone CWL 2B team still standing.
EVERETT – NCAA Division I scholarships are hard to come by, so whenever someone from a small town like Oroville earns one, it’s something special. Catie Arrigoni, who always thought of herself as a basketball player until she was introduced to cross country during her senior year of high school, recently accepted a full scholarship [...]
TACOMA – The most painful place of all to finish at the state tournament is second, no matter how deserved the accolades for doing so might be. Tonasket’s Austin Booker was close enough to a state championship to taste it, leading 4-3 heading into the third and final period of his state title match against [...]
Think wrestling is big in North Central Washington? 38 medalists from 1A and B schools in the area would say so. See photos of them all from Mat Classic XXV.
District 6/7 Tournament at Omak Girls Okanogan 56, Cashmere 46 (winner #3 to state regional, loser out) Brewster 67, Chelan 45 (winner #1 to state regional; loser #2 to state regional) District bracket Regional bracket Boys Cashmere 74, Chewelah 47 (winner #3 to state regional, loser out) Okanogan 57, Brewster 44 (winner #1 to state [...]
TACOMA – The most painful place of all to finish at the state tournament is second, no matter how deserved the accolades for doing so might be. Tonasket’s Austin Booker was close enough to a state championship to taste it, leading 4-3 heading into the third and final period of his state title [...]
1A District 6/7 at Omak & Okanogan Girls Okanogan 69, Riverside 22 (loser out) Cashmere 48, Lakeside 44 (loser out) Cashmere vs. Okanogan on Saturday for third place / loser out Brewster vs. Chelan on Saturday for district championship District bracket Boys Cashmere 67, Chelan 51 (loser out) Chewelah 53, Lakeside 50 (loser out) Cashmere [...]
Note: updated information for second session, added photos to gallery below. TACOMA – Here’s the run-down of how local wrestlers have fared on the first day of state tournament action. Tonasket had four of its five wrestlers survive the first day of the tournament, with two – Jeff Stedtfeld and Austin Booker – advancing to the [...]
Poll of the Week
Should the Oroville School Board have renewed OHS Social Studies Teacher Ryan Frazier's Contract
- Yes, he has made a change in students' lives and got them excited about school (46%, 64 Votes)
- Yes, the board should have gone with Principal Kristin Sarmiento's evaluation and recommendation (25%, 35 Votes)
- I don't have enough information to say one way or another (16%, 22 Votes)
- Yes, with the understanding he address Supt. Steve Quick's concerns (14%, 19 Votes)
- No, the issue went through the superintendent and board and should be dropped there (9%, 13 Votes)
- No, we elect local school boards to make these sorts of decisions for us (8%, 11 Votes)
- No, Supt. Steve Quick recommended the first-year probationary teacher's contract not be renewed (5%, 7 Votes)
Total Voters: 140