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VIEW FROM THE SIDELINES: Omak boys win summer hoop league

Fishing biting in Conconully

Indian Taco Feed Fundraiser planned for Thursday, June 29

Benefit to help get Covington, Marchand to High School Nationals Rodeo

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Henrie takes first at Osoyoos, B.C. drag races

Henrie rides Polaris 1QR to win sled/bike class

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Farmers Insurance 60s finish second

Senior softball team finishes 4-1 at The Plex

Entries due Thursday for Nespelem Celebration Rodeo

Barrel racing, team roping added

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Chesaw to celebrate 75th rodeo on the Fourth

History of area celebrations goes way back

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Bids sought for student-built boat

Welding class creates 18.5 foot, aluminum hull boat

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Tonasket pool nears completion

A smile slipped across Norm Weddle’s face Thursday morning as crews began pouring a concrete slab next to the newly constructed bathhouse at the site of the new community swimming pool in History Park.

RANDOM THOUGHTS: Sports abound

Shane Proctor, a graduate of Lake Roosevelt High School, placed sixth in bull riding during the Sisters (Ore.) Rodeo on June 9-11.

Wild horse race qualifier set

A qualifying event for the Omak Stampede wild horse race is planned this Saturday, June 17.

State restricts steelhead fishing

The state Department of Fish and Wildlife has imposed restrictions on summer steelhead fishing in the Columbia River Basin in response to projections of the lowest returns in 37 years.

Back Country Horsemen meet for potluck

The Okanogan Valley Back Country Horsemen will meet for a potluck at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 15, in History Park.

Summertime blue: Pools open for season

Most municipal swimming pools will open when school dismisses for the summer, but Tonasket’s new pool won’t be quite ready for splashdown.

Osoyoos race track wraps up season on Saturday

Richter Pass Motorplex was packed to its boundaries with racers and fans the first weekend in June for the Wine Country Racing Association’s second event of the spring racing segment.

RANDOM THOUGHTS: Golfers get full course

The Okanogan Valley Golf Club’s nine holes all are open again after a really soggy spring left three holes flooded.