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.
Sports and Outdoors
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
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
Starting at 4:00 a.m., the mine sweeper YMS-481, along with others of its class, began its second day of clearing the waters near Tarakan City, on the east side of Borneo. Heavily fortified by the Japanese, the oil produced there was of such a high grade that it didn’t need to be refined before being [...]
NORTH COUNTY – Independence Day will be celebrated with fireworks and a rodeo again this year in the North County with the 72nd Annual Chesaw Rodeo and an expanded community fireworks display in Oroville.
OROVILLE – Oroville is preparing for the first ever Lake Osoyoos Cup jet ski races this Saturday and Sunday, June 28 and 29, off the shores of Deep Bay Park.