Sports and Outdoors

Friday, Sept. 12 Football Scores

Central Washington 2B League - Standings / Scores / Schedules Mt. Baker 54, Oroville 6 (NL) Tonasket 37, Lake Roosevelt 6 (NL) Brewster 49, Omak 6 (NL) Okanogan 43, Chelan 27 (NL) LaSalle 52, Liberty Bell 7 (NL) Bridgeport 13, Soap Lake 9 (NL) Entiat 42, Manson 28 (NL) Rainier 33, Kittitas  (NL) Chewelah 24, Warden 21 (NL) Mabton 30, Granger 24 (NL) Waitsburg-Prescott 42, White Swan 18 (NL)  

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2014 Fall Standings, Scores & Schedules

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Tuesday, Sept. 9 Sports Results

Central Washington 2B League Cross Country – Tonasket 2.8 mi. Girls – 1. Cascade 36, 2. Tonasket 54, 3. Republic 55, 4. Omak 66 Top 10 – 1. Erin Mullins, CAS, 17:02; 2. Shania Graham, REP, 18:45; 3. Lydia Youkey, CAS, 19.55; 4. Addison Ivory, CHL, 20:09; 5. Kieran Ringel, CAS, 20:31; 6. Tiffany Byington, [...]

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Golf tourney to benefit Explorer Post 0023

OROVILLE – The 2014 Explorer Post 0023 Golf Tournament is planned for the Oroville Golf Club on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 11 a.m. The tournament, which raises money for the Explorers group, is limited to 11 teams and features hundreds of dollars in prizes to be auctioned and raffled.

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Friday, Sept. 5 Football Scores

Central Washington 2B League Scores Warden 39, Tonasket 35 (NL) White Swan 28, Oroville 16 (NL) Brewster 22, Chelan 20 (NL) Okanogan 24, Cashmere 16 (NL) Darrington 35 Bridgeport 7 (NL) (Saturday Emerald City Kickoff Classic in Seattle) Liberty Bell 54, Soap Lake 15 (NL) Manson – bye

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Half-baked: School “grades” shouldn’t be taken at face value

Tonasket High School science teacher Shawn Rader explained to the district’s school board last March why he has been working on a concept called Standards Based Grading for some time. The grading system is something that is part of the Teacher/Principal Evaluation Project that school districts implementing, but it’s been a passion of his for [...]

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Half-Baked: Finding room in my heart for a Green Bay Packer

I spent Saturday afternoon with my phone turned off, tuned into … an NFL pre-season game featuring the Green Bay Packers and St. Louis Rams? Yes, really. I’m not that much of a football geek, though it’s close. But this was a first for me. On the field for the Packers was a wide receiver, [...]

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Half-baked: A gambol with the Geezers

When I grow up, I hope I can knock down a rugged wilderness backpacking trip like these guys. It’s been a long time since I was the “baby” of any particular group, but when I hooked up with the Geezers – a group of longtime friends who take annual wilderness expeditions – I found that [...]

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Half-baked: The heavens from the Highlands

Performing surgery is not for the faint-hearted. Performing it on an emergency basis in the dark, with a dim red light providing the only illumination … that’s another matter entirely. Putting a telescope “under the knife” turned out to be an impromptu service provided by one of the directors of the Table Mountain Star Party [...]

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Half-baked: The social media ‘firestorm’

What a great week for Managing Editor Gary DeVon to be down for the count, recovering (nicely, I’ll report) from surgery. And ad manager Charlene Helm, on vacation to the coast. And my wife Kim, visiting family in Michigan. Up until Thursday evening, I spent a lot of time whining about all sorts of things. [...]

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