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Volunteers sought to help with Saturday morning race - Omak Chronicle
Five volunteers are needed tomorrow morning to help with the Omak Orchards in Bloom half-marathon and 10K race. Organizer Nancy Nash-Mendez said people are needed to patrol the course at key locations to remind motorists that runners are on the road.
Newhouse introduces bill to remove gray wolf from endangered species list - Omak Chronicle
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-4th District, has introduced a bill to remove the gray wolf from the federal endangered species list. HR 1985, the Pacific Northwest Gray Wolf Management Act of 2015, would remove the wolf from the list of ...
The Pack leads women's basketball standings - Omak Chronicle
OMAK — The Pack (6-0) continues a slim one-game lead over Big Smoke (5-1) after five weeks in the Omak Community Center Women’s Basketball League. The league championship tentatively is planned for 5 p.m. Monday at the community center, 601 S.
Registration still taken for Orchards in Bloom - Omak Chronicle
OMAK — Registrations are still being taken for the second Omak Orchards in Bloom half marathon and 10K race that starts Saturday morning. Those wishing to register can do so at the same times as those that preregistered pick up bibs 4-6 p.m. at the ...
Sunflower marathon returns May 9 - Omak Chronicle
MAZAMA – Signups are being taken online for individuals wanting to do the 35th annual Sunflower Marathon & Relay planned for May 9. Team registration is sold out, but spots still remain for marathon participants. The marathon, organized by Methow Trails ...
Salmon recovery board to meet - Omak Chronicle
OMAK — Upper Columbia Salmon Recovery Board will meet via conference call Thursday. The call will start at 9 a.m. and adjourn at 11 a.m., office manager/program assistant Barbara Carrillo said. “If you would like to join the call, please contact me for ...
Omak, Okanogan bridge work planned - Omak Chronicle
OMAK — Motorists headed between downtown and the east side of the Okanogan River can expect delays on Thursday while repairs are done to the Central Avenue bridge. Work is planned from 7 a.m. to noon. The state Department of Transportation said motorists ...
Omak Fish Hatchery faces possible closure - Omak Chronicle
OLYMPIA — The Omak Fish Hatchery faces closure to help balance a shortfall in the state Department of Fish and Wildlife’s projected budget for the 2015-17 biennium. A story appears on the hatchery in the Wednesday edition of The Chronicle. A column ...
Omak girls tennis improves to 9-0 - Omak Chronicle
OMAK — The Omak High School girls tennis team won three matches last week, including 5-0 over Tonasket on Saturday, to remain undefeated this season. “Leading the way for the Pioneers is the undefeated doubles team of senior Danielle Berntsen and ...
Baseball Poll: Cashmere drops to No. 3 - Omak Chronicle
TUMWATER — Quincy, a 2A team, handed 1A Cashmere its first loss of the season, 11-10. As a result the Bulldogs dropped from No. 2 to No 3 in the third week of the Washington High School Baseball Poll released Monday night. Still undefeated at 1A are No ...
Farmer’s Insurance finishes third - Omak Chronicle
EAST WENATCHEE — Farmer’s Insurance of Omak finished third in a kickoff tournament last weekend for the Apple Valley Softball Association. Defending league champion Lone Pine of Wenatchee, which also won the women’s state D crown last year, 10-runned ...
Douke skates to first place in Bomb Bowl - Omak Chronicle
TONASKET — Dylan Douke claimed first place in the advanced skaters overall division Sunday at the sixth annual T-Town Bowl Bomb at Tonasket Skate Park. Categories for the skateboard competition included regular heats, best line and best tricks.
Tribal council places pot referendum on ballot - Omak Chronicle
NESPELEM — Colville tribal voters will decide in June whether tribal code should parallel state law concerning recreational use of marijuana. The Colville Business Council, in an 11-0 vote, adopted a resolution to include a non-binding referendum vote on ...
Burglar found hiding in shop - Omak Chronicle
WATERVILLE — The quick reporting of a burglary-in-progress led to the arrest of a 60-year-old man Friday. Timothy Burts of Wenatchee was arrested for second-degree burglary and attempted residential robbery, Douglas County Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal said Monday.
Aglow Eastern WA Area Spring Retreat - Omak Chronicle
Aglow Eastern WA Area Spring Retreat, April 17-18 (Friday evening and all day Saturday) in Moses Lake, WA. Open to everyone! Pre-register for free, catered lunch on Sat. is $20. Keynote speaker is Sande Lofberg, Aglow US Regional Director from South Dakota.