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

Photo by Terry Mills

Tonasket wrestlers take second at Ephrata; Oroville third at Okanogan

Tigers and Hornets face off in dual earlier in week

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School administrators discuss Tonasket AYP results

TONASKET – Tonasket School District administrators reported at the Nov. 28 school board meeting about the district’s progress toward meeting state-mandated proficiency levels that must be achieved by the 2013-2014 school year.

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NVH board reviews redistricting plan, potential budget cuts

TONASKET – The North Valley Hospital District Board of Commissioners couldn’t take action on the proposal, but a redistricting plan met no opposition at a public hearing that led off the Thursday, Dec. 8 board meeting.

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Damon Halvorsen drills his seventh 3-pointer late in Saturday's 77-67 victory over Oroville.

Tigers rain 3-pointers on Hornets

Tonasket has been deadly from the perimeter in its first two games, hitting a total of 22 3-pointers, including 12 against rival Oroville a 77-67 victory over the Hornets.

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Tonasket's Alicia Edwards and Oroville's Kelsey Hughes - with a little help from teammate Briana Moralez - grapple for possession during Saturday's Tonasket victory.

Tonasket girls sting Hornets

Tigers hang on for 32-31 victory over Oroville on Dec. 3.

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Shorthanded Hornets open wrestling season at Davenport

Injuries, illness and eligibility issues kept Oroville from fielding half its roster at Saturday’s season-opening Davenport Wrestling Invitational.

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The Tigers' Austin Booker flashes a grin after completing a long-practiced move during a match at Saturday's Omak wrestling tournament.

Youthful Tigers take fourth at Omak

The Tiger wrestlers squeezed out a fourth place finish out of the 11-team field at Omak on Dec. 3.

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School board grapples with policies, hears reports

TONASKET – The Tonasket School Board discussed the intricacies of many of the policies it is revamping at its meeting Monday, Nov. 27, and heard a number of reports.

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Concerns over crematorium raised at Tonasket City Council

TONASKET – In addition to a long budget discussion at the Tuesday, Nov. 22 Tonasket Council Meeting, community concerns over a proposal to build a crematory highlighted a council session that stretched on for nearly three hours.

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Tonasket City Council weighs budget choices in tough economy

TONASKET – The Tonasket City Council laid the final groundwork for the 2012 budget in its Tuesday, Nov. 22, meeting.

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