Fest, but no fish

Third straight skunking prompts change MOLSON – The fish were biting at Sidley and Molson Lakes. Two weeks ago, anyway. By the time the Northwest Ice Fishing Festival commenced Saturday, Feb. 15, the 5,000 or so Rainbow Trout that had been planted and nurtured through the winter had done their vanishing act for the third [...]

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19th Annual Talent Show at the CCC

Scenes from the 19th Annual Talent Show at the Community Cultural Center of Tonasket on Saturday, Feb. 8.

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Bonaparte Snow Drags

BONAPARTE LAKE – The cold (minus-12 degree) weather held the crowd down a bit, but the sleds were nonetheless roaring on the ice at the Bonaparte Lake Snow Drags on Saturday, Feb. 8. Enjoy some views from the warmth of your own home below.

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Half-baked: Remaking WIAA sports, Part 2

Releasing my inner sports geek, once and for all Two issues precipitated my whole thought of re-working how the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association administers high school sports leagues and post-season tournaments. The first was how the classification system works; the second is the execution of the various post-season tournaments and events. In other words, piecemeal [...]

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Hornets, Tigers earn hoops split

OROVILLE – Oroville girls beat Tonasket 46-10; Tiger boys return the favor over Hornets, 74-37.  Stories in this week’s print edition.    

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Tonasket Winterfest | Slideshow

It was cold. Really cold. But there was plenty of Christmas cheer to go around and warm the hearts, if not the bodies, of Tonasket celebrants on Dec. 6 during its annual Winterfest celebration. Visitors from Tonasket’s sister city of Princeton, B.C., added to the festivities.

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Reserve National Champs

Rituals makes it two national runner-up finishes in three years for program

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Oroville homecoming

Injuries, turnovers endanger Hornets’ playoff hopes in homecoming loss

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Okanogan Family Faire | Slideshow

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Brewster wins defensive battle with Tigers

BREWSTER – Playing outstanding defense for one half wasn’t enough to save Tonasket’s Caribou Trail League football opener on Friday, Sept. 20. The Tigers, playing a fired up Brewster squad celebrating its homecoming, didn’t match the Bears’ energy or focus in the first half while falling behind 21-7. An inspired defensive performance kept Brewster pinned [...]

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