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

Tonasket School Board updates policies, bus route

TONASKET – The Tonasket School Board continued the process of updating its policies at its Monday, Oct. 10 board meeting, taking the next step its year-long project.

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Cortney Ingle, the 2012 Miss Tonasket Rodeo Queen, is honored by 2011 Queen Jerian Ashley at the conclusion of Saturday’s ceremonies. Photos by Brent Baker

Cortney Ingle chosen 2012 Miss Tonasket Founders Day Rodeo Queen

TONASKET – The 2012 Miss Tonasket Founders’ Day Rodeo Queen competition may well have come down to one, final impromptu question.

When asked whether or not it was more important for a rodeo queen to arrive on time or looking nice at an event, Cortney Ingle had the perfect answer.

“Well, in my opinion,” she replied, “if you’re on time, you had everything planned so you would be looking nice.”

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