Omak’s ‘Evie’ LaGrou rescued from cliff in Alaska
An Omak woman rescued last Sunday after falling off a cliff says the experience won’t change her life.
Valedictorian says Class of 2014 can take on the world
Ehren Kruger may be a successful screenwriter and producer of several Hollywood blockbusters, but as he told Pateros High School’s graduating class Saturday, it was a long road to get there.
The community is gearing up to celebrate the 100th year of Flag Day celebrations at the Wauconda Community Hall on Saturday.
Opening night proceeds go to Tonasket Food Bank
Shakespeare meets the 1960s in a two-weekend production of the Bard’s comedy “The Taming of the Shrew.”
A fundraiser for the Washington State Nashville Country Star program will be at 5 p.m. June 21 at the Okanogan Eagles Club, 1820 N. Second Ave.
Omak singer hopes to take the stage
A band that was a hot West Coast draw during the 1970s and ‘80s will offer a reunion concert Saturday in the former Fletcher’s Key building, 120 Pine St.
Tonasket residents’ actor son offers prize in fundraiser for Water Ranch
One lunch charity raffle winner will be able hang out with famous Hollywood actor and musician Jack Black this month, and at the same time help support the proposed Tonasket Water Ranch and Pool Project.
Funeral service is Monday at tribes’ Omak Longhouse
Larry “Little Beaver” Condon and friends were shooting the breeze when someone asked the famous bullrider how the heck he got to Madison Square Garden for competition in the 1960s.
People choose 1940 Ford pickup as best
A huge turnout provided the region with a ton of cars and vendors at the 21st annual Swap Meet and Car Show presented by the Friendly OK Car Club on May 9-11 at East Side Park.
Blues fest joins rally
The 12th annual Run for the Border motorcycle rally and fundraiser will be Saturday with a run from Wenatchee to Oroville.
May 14, 2014- Arts & Entertainment Briefs
Traditional May Pole Dance set for Saturday afternoon
This weekend’s 80th annual May Festival will feature a weekend-long lineup of events from royalty coronation to a parade, basketball tournament, bass tournament and the traditional May Pole Dance.
Pro-West rodeo performances are Friday, Saturday
Colorama Festival returns this week for its 57th year with popular activities, from a carnival to a parade, helicopter rides, races and more.
Two-weekend run begins Friday; show includes ‘Jitterbug’
“The Wizard of Oz” blows into the Performing Arts Center on Friday for its first weekend of a two-weekend run.
Children turn out for Easter egg hunts