Sports and Outdoors

Happy Trails! Fee-free day on Saturday, June 3 for National Trails Day

PORTLAND, Ore. – The U.S. Forest Service will waive fees at day-use recreation sites in Oregon and Washington on Saturday, June 3 for National Trails Day.

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May Day 3 on 3 Basketball Classic 2017

Results of the Oroville May Day 3 on 3 Basketball Classic are:

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Drag racers put the horsepower to the pavement

OSOYOOS, BC – Spring gently and slowly rolls through our valley this year. Mother Nature doesn’t seem to be in a big rush, as she coaxes the buds to swell and the blossoms to (finally) pop open on the trees. The birds have started flowing in and their songs are a welcome treat for our ears.

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OHA presents: Those marvelous, myriad lichens with Jack Massie

TONASKET – Lichens appear as an entire organism but are actually composed of two or more very different partners — they truly are peculiar, efficient, and wondrous. An indoor slideshow presentation on Friday, April 7…

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Short inducted into Hunters Heritage Hall of Fame

OLYMPIA – Sen. Shelly Short has been inducted into the Hunters Heritage Hall of Fame for her efforts in the Legislature. It is the highest honor presented by the Washington-based Hunters Heritage Council and is awarded to elected officials or citizens who have gone above and beyond to work for hunters’ rights.

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Tonasket Tigers Boys Basketball ends season at State

SPOKANE – Tonasket ended their winning season Wednesday, March 1, with a 76-50 loss to Adna at the 2017 2B Boys Hardwood Classic at the Spokane Veteran’s Memorial Arena.

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Public comment period extended 30 days for pack and saddle

As snow continues to fall deep in the Pasayten and Lake Chelan-Sawtooth Wilderness areas, some folks are already planning their guided trip into the most remote areas of the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest next summer. Some Forest staff are also planning over the winter; completing an environmental analysis of how to best provide necessary public access to these wilderness areas while balancing wilderness impacts and use in the years ahead.

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Oroville Hornet Football clips Soap Lake Eagle’s wings

OROVILLE – The Oroville Hornets made the long journey to Soap Lake, one of their furthest road games, and returned with a 50-28 victory for their trouble last Friday, Oct. 7.

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Getting Fired Up

Hornet Homecoming against Bridgeport Friday night, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. at Ben Prince Field.

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WCRA 2016 drag racing season ends on a new high

OSOYOOS – The Wine Country Racing Association (WCRA) had their final drag racing event of the 2016 season on Sunday, Oct. 9 at Richter Pass Motorplex in Osoyoos. It was a time for one last kick at the can before all of the vehicles are tucked away, and Old Man Winter makes an appearance in the South Okanagan Valley.

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