Demolition Derby this weekend

TONASKET – The Tonasket Demolition Derby will be held Sunday, Sept. 2, at 1:00 p.m. at the Tonasket Rodeo Grounds.

Hosted by the Tonasket Comancheros, the derby features a $2,900 added purse. There will be five heats, plus mechanics and powder puff races.

Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children aged 7-13 and free for kids under 6.

Cars can sign in from 9 to 11 a.m.

The event is sponsored by Les Schwab of Oroville, Whitney’s Garage, David Hannah Transportation, Tonasket Diesel Repair, Webber’s Dirt Works and Montanye Logging.

About Brent Baker

Brent, is a former reporter/photographer for the Gazette-Tribune and now works as a freelance sports reporter for the G-T and owns and operates his own high school sports website OK Valley Sports. (See it online at or on Facebook at 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).

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