Sports and Outdoors

Get ready for rodeo and fireworks on the Fourth of July

NORTH COUNTY – Independence Day will be celebrated with a rodeo and fireworks again this year in the North County with the 74th Annual Chesaw Fourth of July Rodeo, as well as the community fireworks display in Oroville.

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Jet Ski races set for this weekend

OROVILLE – The third annual Lake Osoyoos Cup is this Saturday and Sunday, June 11 and 12 at Oroville’s Deep Bay Park.

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Watercross racers hit Lake Osoyoos this weekend

OROVILLE — About 50 watercross race teams are expected to fill Deep Bay Park this weekend for the second Lake Osoyoos Cup.

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Oroville to host district wrestling

OROVILLE – Oroville will be playing host to this year’s District 5/6 North Subregional tournament this weekend. The opening round, as well as the first consolation round, will take place this Friday, Feb. 6, beginning at 4 p.m. The tournament resumes Saturday morning at 10 a.m. with the championship quarterfinals. The top four wrestlers from [...]

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OHS Wrestling: Hartvig, Arrigoni win at Ephrata

EPHRATA – Scott Hartvig and Charles Arrigoni led the way for Oroville on Saturday, winning their weight classes at the Ephrata Invitational.

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Half-Baked

Half-baked: Time for a new chapter

Four and a half years ago, Kim and I rolled into Tonasket sight unseen in a 30-year-old RV that was on its last gasp. What little we still owned was left in storage in Michigan.

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Date moved up for NW Ice Fishing Festival

Patrick McManus show returns for second year OROVILLE – After anglers got skunked for the third year in a row, the Oroville Chamber of Commerce decided to move the Northwest Ice Fishing Festival up to Saturday, Jan. 17 rather than the traditional President’s Day weekend in February, according to chamber president Clyde Andrews. “We have [...]

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One foot in the past, the other in the present

Churchill Clark brings his family legacy to life TONASKET – Churchill Clark has the look of a man who stepped out of history. The weathered face, flowing silver mane and laid back mannerisms speak of another time and place. So does the adze – a hand tool the Clark uses to transform 750 pound tree [...]

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Phantom of the North: The Elusive Great Gray Owl

TONASKET – Not only are Great Gray Owls the largest owl in North America with the largest wingspan, their stature and countenance spark a sense of wonder. With alternate names such as “Great Grey Ghost,” and “Phantom of the North,” they inspire awe and pique our curiosity.

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Friday, Oct. 31 Football Scores

Central Washington 2B League Scores / Standings Oroville 54, Liberty Bell 6 – Oroville (#4 North) travels to White Swan (#1 South) to open playoffs next week Omak 19, Tonasket 7 (NL, Thursday) – Tonasket (#3 North) travels to Warden (#2 South) Okanogan 44, Brewster 12 – Okanogan clinches North Division title and hosts Mabton [...]

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