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

And so it begins …

Construction began last week on the long-awaited Bonaparte Creek water and sewer project, though just for awhile.

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Pateros sweeps past Hornet volleyball team

PATEROS – Oroville’s volleyball team took on defending state 2B tournament participant Pateros, which is looking for a return trip to state this season after dropping down to the 1B ranks. The Nannies are no less imposing, however, as they swept past the Hornets 25-17, 25-15, 25-10. “(We) started this game with great intensity and [...]

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Oroville soccer edged by Wenatchee

Oroville’s girls soccer team played its best match of the season in a one-goal loss to the Wenatchee JV.

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Saturday, Sept. 29 Volleyball, Girls Soccer and Cross Country Results

High school sports scores from Sept. 29.

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Friday, Sept. 28 Football Scores

Caribou Trail League and Central Washington 2B League Oroville 60, Manson 34 Cashmere 62, Tonasket 6 Okanogan 41, Brewster 0 Quincy 45, Omak 0 Cascade 54, Chelan 19 (Saturday) White Swan 36, Mabton 8 Liberty Bell 27, Bridgeport 26 Kittitas 61, Lake Roosvelt 14 Football standings / scores / schedules

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Tigers bounce back again, beat Chelan

Tonasket’s girls soccer team picked up a win it needed to have on Thursday, Sept. 27, defeating Chelan at home, 2-0.

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Manson edges Oroville volleyball

MANSON – A point here, a point there, and the Oroville volleyball team will have that long-awaited victory. The Hornets (0-6, 0-1 Central Washington League North Division) came that close to topping Manson on Thursday, Sept. 27, falling in five sets 24-26, 28-26, 25-10, 24-26, 15-12 to the Trojans. “Our girls hustled and played as [...]

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Tiger volleyball bows to another state power

State 1A volleyball power Chelan may have a relatively young team but is proving to be no less imposing than it has been in adding to its collection of state trophies in recent years. Tonasket took its lumps in the Goats’ home floor on Thursday, Sept. 27, absorbing a 25-19, 25-8, 25-9 defeat.

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Tonasket School District capital levy likely to be delayed

Plans to run a capital levy for Tonasket School District’s facility needs will likely be delayed after a facility tour with an architect revealed issues that needed to be considered, said TSD superintendent Paul Turner at the Monday, Sept. 24, school board meeting.

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‘Tom’s Tailgate’ visits Tonasket (corrected)

The Tonasket and Okanogan communities stepped up to vote in a big way last week, securing 62 percent of the vote to bring KREM 2 (Spokane) weather forecaster Tom Sherry and his Tom’s Tailgate crew to Tonasket on Friday, Sept. 21.

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