About Brent Baker

Brent, 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

Avilez takes 2nd at Lake Roosevelt XC Invite

Tonasket’s Oscar Avilez took runner-up honors at Lake Roosevelt’s cross country invitational on Oct. 6.

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Richland XC Invitational is proving ground

For one of the few times this year, Oroville’s Sierra Speiker didn’t win a cross country race, or challenge the winner.

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Kodiaks deliver Homecoming beating

TONASKET – That certainly wasn’t part of Tonasket’s script for the week. After a week of Homecoming celebrations and activities, the Tigers hoped to top things off with a Caribou Trail League football victory over Cascade on Friday, Oct. 5. Big and strong on the line and speedy at the skill positions, the Kodiaks scored [...]

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Saturday, Oct. 6 Volleyball, Cross Country and Girls Soccer Results

Oct. 6 Volleyball, Soccer, Cross Country Results

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Tonasket soccer edges Chelan in shootout

Tonasket bounced back from its loss to Cashmere earlier in the week by defeating Chelan in a penalty kick shootout on Thursday, Oct. 4.

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Friday, Oct. 5 Football Scores

Friday night lights up and down the northern 97 corridor

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Chelan sweeps Tigers

Chelan’s powerhouse volleyball team was too much for Tonasket.

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Fighting from days of yore

TONASKET – Medieval sword fights in History Park? Sort of, anyway. The Dregate Fighters, a.k.a. Fighters of Okanogan County, gather Wednesdays at the park in Tonasket, usually around 5:00 p.m., to learn and practice fighting techniques with makeshift swords, helmets and shields. Participants also come in from other parts of the county, as well as [...]

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Thursday, Oct. 4 Girls Soccer and Volleyball Scores

Thursday’s scores

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August shows mixed results for NVH

TONASKET – The North Valley Hospital district showed a loss of about $100,000 for the month of August, but showed volumes beginning to trend in the right direction and a reduction in warrant levels, according to acting Chief Financial Officer Helen Verhasselt’s report at the Thursday, Sept. 27, Board of Commissioners meeting.

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