Sports and Outdoors

Drag racers wave goodbye to summer

OSOYOOS, BC – The long, hot summer nights may be in the rearview mirror for the Okanagan Valley, but the drag racing season is far from over.

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Upper Conconully Lake Campground opens for 2018 season

EPHRATA – The Upper Conconully Lake Campground will open for the 2018 season beginning June 29. Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will manage the facility in partnership with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.

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Kids’ Fishing Day at Bonaparte Lake fun and educational

BONAPARTE – The Tonasket Ranger District’s annual Fish Day Celebration at Bonaparte Lake on Saturday, June 9 was well attended.

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WCRA hosts drag racing at Osoyoos last Sunday

OSOYOOS, BC – The Wine Country Racing Association (WCRA) treated the Okanagan Valley to another drag race Sunday, June 3 at Osoyoos’ airport.

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Kids Fishing Day at Bonaparte Lake

BONAPARTE – Kids everywhere are invited to participate in Tonasket Ranger District’s annual Fish Day Celebration at Bonaparte Lake on Saturday, June 9.

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New backstop at Tokiwanee

TONASKET – Members of the Tonasket FFA built a new backstop at the Tonasket Kiwanis’ Camp Tokwanee at Lost Lake.

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When you gotta race…

OSOYOOS, BC – There are those times in life. You know them, THOSE times. All you need is a little escape from reality. Whether your work is keeping your nose to the grindstone, flooding is getting you down, or your life needs a wee pick-me-up in general, there is someplace you can go. The volunteers of Wine Country Racing Association (WCRA) are getting Richter Pass Motorplex geared-up, out-fitted and ready to host the second race of the 2018 drag racing season in the South Okanagan Valley.

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Successful opening day at Richter Pass Motorplex

OSOYOOS, BC – Despite threatening skies, the Wine Country Racing Association (WCRA) pulled off a successful start to the 2018 drag racing season at Osoyoos, BC’s Richter Pass Motorplex.

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Tonasket Junior Rodeo Results

Full Tonasket Junior Rodeo Results

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Drag racers ignore Mother Nature’s slow start to spring

OSOYOOS, BC – The time has come, for all the kids who’ve been good throughout the winter and worked on their drag cars, to head out to the Osoyoos airport and have some fun. Though Mother Nature seems to be taking her sweet time in gearing spring up this year, there is a fun-loving bunch of racers who have done some gearing up of their own, and are ready to let it rip, with hopes of no slow starts.

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