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April 16, 2014- Letters to the Editor

Concrete park sought for Omak

An ambitious fundraiser will try to raise enough money for a permanent skate park in Omak’s East Side Park.

Sadie speeds to title

Gebbers installed in Hall of Fame

Sadie Bjornsen of Mazama wrapped up her cross country ski season in a big way last week.

Snow drags ready

Bonaparte races get starting lights

This year’s Bonaparte Lake Snow Drags promises to be bigger and better Feb. 8.

Work pays off big

State sends five to Olympics

Of the 14 cross-country skiers named to the men’s and women’s Olympic teams this week, 5 were raised in Washington state.

Couple takes in ’Hawks victory

Berntsens keep wedding date

Bryan and Sara Berntsen of Omak celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary at the National Football Conference championship, won by the Seahawks over San Francisco in Seattle.

Teams attempt to find leagues

SCAC initially says no to three C’s

The region’s 1A schools continued a high-wire act last week, trying safely to land in a league.

Driessen’s 41 sinks Cashmere

Okanogan boys improve to 13-0

Easton Driessen put the team on his shoulders and scored a career-high 41 points in leading the Bears past Cashmere, 76-72, on Tuesday.

Skiers await Sochi

Methow skiers in line for Olympics

The outlook remains great for four cross country skiers with ties to the Methow Valley to reach the Olympics in a couple weeks in Sochi, Russia.

Expect change this fall

CTL shrinks; 2B league expands

Expect some juggling of leagues following the final listing of classifications at which schools will play next year.

Proctor eats lightly

Egbert starts briefly for Vandals

Shane Proctor, a Lake Roosevelt graduate living in North Carolina, rode the bull C Note to a score of 86.75 to open the 21st season of Professional Bull Riders on Friday at Madison Square Garden.

A view from the sidelines -Impart love in 2014

Approach new year as if last

I find myself torn at the end of 2013 between writing about eating healthy during the holidays, pursuing your passion in the New Year or finding happiness at this time of year while creating memorable quotes.

Btfsplk rains on state

Bad luck cloud hovers over teams

A thick bad-luck cloud thundered across the state, raining down inexplicable sports losses last weekend.

Tribe plants fish

Tribe tracking white sturgeon

Great winter fishing awaits on several Colville tribal lakes following stocking this past year.

More salmon coming

Okanogan County to get $1.1 million

There’s something getting ready to swim in our rivers – more salmon.

Proctor finishes fourth

All-state football winners named

Shane Proctor, a Lake Roosevelt High School graduate now living in North Carolina, finished third in the bullriding average at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo from Dec. 5-14 in Las Vegas.