Caribou Trail League and Central Washington League Wrestling Omak PIT Tournament – Tonasket 2nd place Oroville at Davenport Tournament Boys Basketball Oroville 58, Curlew 48 (NL) Mabton 60, White Swan 52 (NL) East Valley (Yakima) 57, Chelan 40 (NL) Ephrata 65, Brewster 47 (NL) Okanogan 70, Medical Lake 46 (NL) Sultan 51, Cascade 38 (NL) [...]
About Brent BakerBrent, is a former reporter/photographer for the Gazette-Tribune and now works as a freelance sports reporter for the G-T and owns and operates his own high school sports website OK Valley Sports. (See it online at okvalleysports.com or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/OK-Valley-Sports/172342412808987?fref=nf). 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
Hornets overcome struggles at the line to win opener, 49-34.
Caribou Trail League and Central Washington League Scores Girls Basketball Tonasket 65, Liberty Bell 35 (NL) Oroville 49, Kettle Falls 34 (NL) Selah 57, Quincy 21 (NL) (at Sundome) LaSalle 50, Cashmere 40 (NL) Wilbur-Creston 56, Bridgeport 44 (NL) Kittitas 44, Warden 30 (NL) Riverside Christian 52, Naches Valley 35 (NL) Girls Basketball Scores / Schedules / Standings [...]
TONASKET – Sally Rose Howerton feels that there is a big need to fill for local artists and hopes that her new shop, Hidden Talents at 315 S. Whitcomb in Tonasket, can satisfy that need, and then some.
Still faces budget crunch with sales tax initiative in limbo TONASKET – A divided Tonasket City Council approved a two percent hike in the city’s ad valorem tax at the Tuesday, Nov. 13, council meeting. In its debate on the issue, council members recognized that city residents were resistant to raising taxes — the 0.1 [...]
TONASKET – The North Valley Hospital Board of Commissioners approved the hospital’s preliminary 2013 budget at its Thursday, Nov. 8, meeting.
Jim Pruitt, the area’s last known surviving World War II Prisoner of War, was honored at the Tonasket High School Veterans Day assembly and awarded a certificate recognizing his service to the country. Michael Stewart and Gazette-Tribune reporter Brent Baker interviewed Mr. Pruitt about his harrowing experience as a POW. Below are excerpts from that interview; the full interview will be included as part of the oral histories that are being collected at the U.S. Armed Forces Legacy Project.
Waitsburg-Prescott wasn’t able to stop the Oroville offense very often.
Problem was, the Hornets couldn’t stop the W-P offense at all.
The Cardinals, trying for their second straight state 2B championship, ran over, around and through the Oroville defense to a 54-26 victory in Friday’s opening-round playoff game at Pasco’s Edgar Brown Stadium.
State football and volleyball scores for NCW area teams
OROVILLE – Oroville will see a familiar set of uniforms across the line of scrimmage when they line up for the first round of state 2B playoff action on Friday. The Waitsburg-Prescott Cardinals ousted Oroville from the playoffs in 2010 and went on to win the state championship in 2011. Good news for Oroville: standout [...]