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Okanogan boys advance to state - Omak Chronicle
WENATCHEE — The Okanogan High School boys basketball team answered every surge by Wilbur-Creston to advance to the state 2B tournament with a 66-53 victory late Saturday night. “We did not play well offensively,” Okanogan coach Mike Carlquist said.
Okanogan girls easily punch ticket to state - Omak Chronicle
WENATCHEE — The Okanogan High School girls basketball team overpowered Life Christian Academy, 66-19, and advance to the state 2B tournament. “They were pretty young,” Okanogan coach Bryan Boesel said. “It’s been a long week of practice.
Brewster boys power past Mossyrock - Omak Chronicle
WENATCHEE — The Brewster boys basketball team hammered the ball inside and made its free throws in the final minutes to hold off a stubborn Mossyrock team, 66-55, in a loser-out, winner to state game Saturday. “We live another day,” Brewster coach ...
Defense leads Pateros girls to state 1B tournament - Omak Chronicle
WENATCHEE — A stingy defense and a few long bombs led the Pateros High School girls basketball team to a 44-32 victory over Odessa-Harrington in a loser-out regional game Friday night. The victory elevated the Nannies to the three-day state 1B tournament ...
Regional tournament updates - Omak Chronicle
The girls from Republic and Pateros are heading to the 1B state tournament following victories the past two days in regional state qualifiers. Also heading to state 1B is the Curlew boys Not advancing are the Oroville girls, Lake Roosevelt boys and both ...
Regional basketball continues in Wenatchee - Omak Chronicle
WENATCHEE — The second and final day of regional state qualifying high school basketball games commences today at venues around the state. Action starts at 10 a.m. at Wenatchee High School with Kiona-Benton taking on Cashmere boys in a loser-out, winner ...
Ferry County PUD agrees to process transformer oil - Omak Chronicle
REPUBLIC — Ferry County Public Utility District commissioners have agreed to begin processing their agency's own transformer oil. During a regular utility meeting Feb. 17, superintendent and engineer Steve VanSlyke said processing would remove water and ...
Avian influenza quarantine lifted in Okanogan County - Omak Chronicle
RIVERSIDE — Early this afternoon the state Department of Agriculture lifted the avian influenza (bird flu) quarantine zones in Riverside and Oroville. The first quarantine was established Jan. 29 surrounding Jim Hensarling’s farm in Riverside and a ...
Powell wins Valentine's shoot - Omak Chronicle
TONASKET — Paul Powell finished first in a Valentine's Day long-range cowboys lever action silhouette match at the Tonasket Gun Club. “The match winner was Paul Powell with an impressive 37 out of 40 targets tipped over,” spokesman Ralph Malone said.
Okanogan teen injured in crash - Omak Chronicle
ORONDO — An 18-year-old Okanogan man was cited for reckless driving and no proof of insurance Sunday after his car went off a rural road and hit a fruit tree. Zachery Mostad allegedly told Douglas County Sheriff’s Office deputies he was westbound on ...
Oroville conucil supports county K-9 program - Omak Chronicle
OROVILLE — The City Council presented Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers a check for $1,000 for the city’s support of the county’s K-9 Unit program last week at a regular meeting. Police chief Todd Hill made the presentation and thanked Rogers and ...
Steelhead closures planned for March 1 - Omak Chronicle
WINTHROP — A section of the Methow River in Winthrop and a pair of tributaries on the Okanogan River are closing to fishing for steelhead. Areas that will close to fishing for steelhead one hour after sunset on March 1 (Sunday) until further notice runs ...
State proposes new plan for wildlife areas - Omak Chronicle
OKANOGAN — The state Department of Fish and Wildlife will hold a public workshop March 11 to discuss the development of a new management plan for the Sinlahekin and Scotch Creek wildlife areas. The two wildlife areas are located in Okanogan County and ...
Bowlers roll 700-plus series - Omak Chronicle
OMAK — Leon Hoover, Robert Arnold and Travis Fry each bowled 700-plus series last week in leagues at Valley Lanes. Hoover rolled a 718 series that included a 253 game in the Thursday night league. Arnold bowled a 712 series that included a 269 game and ...
Wenatchee site of regional hoop games - Omak Chronicle
WENATCHEE — The 1B Pateros girls team will play a loser-out, winner to three days of state competition at 6 p.m. Friday at Wenatchee High School. The Brewster boys along with boys and from Okanogan will play in the round of 16 and elimination 2B ...