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

Friday, Sept. 21 football Scores

Caribou Trail League and Central Washington 2B League Scores Okanogan 42, Tonasket 21 Kittitas 38, Oroville 14 Quincy 41, Brewster 0 Cashmere 47, Chelan 0 (at Okanogan) Cascade 54, Omak 7 Liberty Bell 41, Manson 15 (at Okanogan) Liberty(Spangle) 44, Lake Roosevelt 13 (NL) White Swan 40, Bridgeport 15  Football standings / scores / schedules  

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Entiat soccer team pulls away from Hornets in second half

Oroville’s girls soccer team put forth its most solid effort of the season Thursday, Sept. 20, playing on even footing with Entiat until a second half flurry by the Tigers finished off a 5-1 defeat of the Hornets.

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Hornet volleyball swept by Bridgeport

Oroville’s volleyball team traveled to Bridgeport for a non-league contest on Thursday, Sept. 20, and suffered a 25-15, 25-14, 25-23 sweep at the hands of the Fillies.

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Thursday, Sept. 20, girls soccer and volleyball scores

Scores from Thursday’s action

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Tom’s Tailgate in Tonasket … the details

From Tonasket athletic director Kevin Terris: Tonasket High School will be hosting KREM 2′s Tom Sherry Friday night for his 5 and 6 PM weather report. The Tonasket cheerleaders will be having a BBQ dinner available to all visitors, starting at 5 PM. Hamburgers, hotdogs, salad and beverage. The fee for dinner will $5 for [...]

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Smoke moves athletic events

TONASKET – Thanks to the continuing issues with smoke in the Wenatchee area, games involving Tonasket and Oroville sports teams have had their locations changed. Oroville and Entiat’s two upcoming girls soccer games have been flip-flopped. Entiat played at Oroville today (instead of in Entiat) and the Hornets will travel to Entiat on Sept. 25, [...]

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North Valley Hospital starts making progress on warrants

TONASKET – Thanks in large part to a cost report settlement, North Valley Hospital’s warrant levels have begun to come down. Acting Chief Financial Officer Helen Verhasselt reported at the Thursday, Sept. 13, NVH Board of Commissioners meeting that the hospital had received a $704,000 settlement the previous day and combined with normal cash receipts [...]

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Tigers can’t maintain fast start against Omak

Tonasket’s volleyball team got off to a lightning-quick start against Omak, but couldn’t maintain their momentum as the Pioneers came back for a 17-25, 25-12, 25-12, 25-18 victory over the Tigers.

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Omak surprises Tigers in shootout

Omak came back from a 2-0 halftime deficit to tie Tonasket, then beat the Tigers in a penalty kick shootout on Sept. 18.

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Tonasket City Council, residents debate ATV ordinance

The potential for an ordinance that would permit all-terrain or off-road vehicles on Tonasket city streets received plenty of attention at the Tuesday, Sept. 11, Tonasket City Council meeting. Though no specific ordinance has yet been proposed, it has been on the council’s agenda several times in the past couple of months, and a number of residents were present to discuss the issue.

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