Sports and Outdoors

PNTA plans meeting on trail town kiosk

OROVILLE – The Pacific Northwest Trail Association would like to install a PNT-Oroville trail town kiosk and is hosting a workshop to gather community input on the location, design and content of the kiosk.

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Virginia Lilly Trail re-opens for adventure in the Okanogan Highlands

TONASKET – A group of volunteers with the Okanogan Highlands Alliance, in collaboration with the US Forest Service, worked to re-open the Virginia Lilly Trail near Bonaparte Lake earlier this month.

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State Parks Boating Program urges stand up paddleboarders to wear life jacket, leash

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Parks Boating Program is urging stand up paddleboarders to be safe on the water by always wearing a life jacket and leash.

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Fire danger increases, campfire restrictions in effect Aug. 1

As fire danger increases across the dry slope of the Cascades in Washington, visitors to national forest lands from Naches to the Methow Valley will be required to limit potential ignition sources like campfires starting Thursday August 1, 2019.

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Watercross racers ready to go again in Oroville

OROVILLE – Northwest Jet Sports watercross racing into Rounds 3 and 4 this coming weekend as Lake Osoyoos Cup action hits Deep Bay Park.

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Tonasket Founders Day Rodeo results

TONASKET- Tonasket their annual Founder’s Day Rodeo last Friday and Saturday with Pro West Rodeo bringing the action to the arena. Contestants came from miles around to join in this years rodeo. Grand Marshals Tim and Julie Alley welcomed the crowd, along with Queen Trinity Dejong and Princess Alizae DeVon.

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‘Too little to late’ – Sitzmark Ski Area won’t open this season

HAVILLAH – Due to too little snow early in the ski season the Sitzmark Ski Area decided at their Jan. 23 meeting not to open the hill this season to skiing.

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Hornet Wrestlers earn Championship at Okanogan Invitational

OKANOGAN , The Oroville Hornet Wrestling team earned championship honors at the Okanogan Invite on Saturday, Dec. 8, with four Hornet finalists bringing home individual honors.

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OHA presents: Local Loon Tales a Highland Wonders event with Dan and Ginger Poleschook

TONASKET – On Friday, Nov. 2, Dan and Ginger Poleschook will return to the Highland Wonders education series to update our community on how our local loons have fared in the seven years since the Poleschook’s last presentation in Tonasket.

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Sno-Park permits go on sale Nov. 1

OLYMPIA – Oct. 30, 2018 – The Washington State Parks Winter Recreation Program reminds winter recreation enthusiasts that Sno-Park permits will be available for purchase online and through various vendors statewide beginning at midnight on Thursday, Nov. 1.

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