About Brent Baker

Brent 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

Oroville QB Kindred earns WIAA honor

Oroville quarterback Luke Kindred’s performance against Lake Roosevelt two weeks ago earned him the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association’s Athlete of the Week award, the the high school association announced on Oct. 18.

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Speiker, Hornet girls claim third straight XC league title

Oroville’s Sierra Speiker cruised to her third straight Central Washington League cross country title, leading the Hornet girls to their third straight team league title.

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New VA Office

VSO moves to new digs at Legacy Project

TONASKET – Veterans Service Officer Shane Barton has moved his office to the recently-completed building at the U.S. Armed Forces Legacy Project site on the south end of Tonasket. Barton, whose first day at the new location was Monday, Oct. 15, said that the new location provides him with a lot more space and in [...]

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Saturday, Oct. 20 Cross Country, Volleyball, Soccer Scores

Cross Country .NCW Girls Finals: Oroville 21, Lk Roosevelt 34, Pateros NC, Liberty Bell NC, Riverside Christian NC. Sierra Speiker, Oroville, 19:49.66. Speiker (individual) and Hornets (team) win third straight league titles. NCW Boys Finals: Liberty Bell 20, Manson 43, Lk Roosevelt 70, Riverside Christian NC, Oroville NC. Liam Daily, LB, 17:03.29. Full Results Girls [...]

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Tonasket council approves crossing bid

TONASKET – The Tonasket City Council approved a bid to install the overhead crossing on Whitcomb Avenue at the North Valley Hospital parking lot crossing at the Tuesday, Oct. 9, city council meeting.

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Friday, Oct. 19 Football Scores

Caribou Trail League and Central Washington 2B League White Swan 41, Oroville 30 Tonasket 36, Omak 14 Cashmere 15, Cascade 14 Quincy 53, Okanogan 0 Chelan 55, Brewster 0 Liberty Bell 12, Lake Roosevelt 6 Bridgeport 14, Manson 12, (played Monday, 10/22) Football Standings / Scores / Schedules  

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Thursday, Oct. 18 Cross Country, Girls Soccer and Volleyball Scores

Results for Oct. 18

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Omak tops Tiger volleyball squad

The Tonasket volleyball team fell to Omak for the second time this season, losing 25-13, 25-15 and 25-21 to the Pioneers.

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Tigers soccer team escapes Omak with shootout win

Tonasket and Omak went to a penalty kick shootout for the second time in two girls soccer meetings this season on Tuesday, Oct. 16.

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Tuesday, Oct. 16 Girls Soccer and Volleyball Scores

Caribou Trail League and Central Washington 2B League Girls Soccer Tonasket 2, Omak 2 (Tonasket wins PK shootout) Liberty Bell 10, Oroville 0 Quincy 2, Chelan 0 Okanogan 3, Brewster 2 Cashmere 1, Cascade 0 Manson at Entiat Girls Soccer Standings / Scores / Schedules Volleyball Waterville 3, Oroville 1 (NL) Lake Roosevelt 3, Oroville 0 [...]

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