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                      

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 The water-lover’s paradise at the convergence of the Columbia, Okanogan rivers

                                                                                                         Incorporated: 1910     Elevation: 820 feet   Population: 2,200     Location: On U.S.  Highway 97 about    seven miles north of       Pateros and 26    miles south of   Okanogan    Highlights: Park on      the shores of the     Columbia River,   fireworks display,      two golf courses     nearby                                                                                                                                              

Rebecca Meadows

Mark Mains of East Wenatchee, above, shows off the 32-pound, 5.8-ounce salmon he caught to win the 2012 Budweiser-Lowrance King Salmon Derby. The annual fishing event is slated for the first weekend in August. Brewster hosts one of the area’s largest Fourth of July fireworks displays, below.                                                                                                           

The Chronicle

Fireworks explode over Brewster on July 4.

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 Fishing, hiking and camping await visitors just downriver from Chief Joseph Dam

Colville Confederated Tribes

The Colville Confederated Tribes’ new fish hatchery takes shape on the Okanogan County side of the Columbia River, just upriver from Bridgeport, in the background. The hatchery is scheduled to be dedicated in June 2013.

               

                                                                                                                

                                                                                                                              

 

                             Incorporated: 1910   Elevation: 835 feet     Population: 2,400      Location: On state    Highway 17, 13    miles southeast of      Brewster     Highlights: Chief   Joseph Dam,   Colville Tribal fish     hatchery, pool and  park, military   equipment exhibit,       golf course and     state park.               

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 Outdoor activities for every season in this small town hidden in a mountain valley

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Conconully will host the 31st running of the Outhouse Races in January 2014.

A reenactment of an oldwest gunfight, done by the Berney Gang, is part of Conconully’s annual Fourth of July extravaganza.

The Chronicle

                                                       Incorporated: 1908       Elevation: 2,300 feet  Population: 220        Location: On county  Conconully Highway       about 15 miles west  of U.S. Highway 97        and 18 miles  northwest of Omak  Highlights:        Outhouse and sled  dog races, state        park, trails, off-road  vehicle riding,       Matsura Park and  historical museum                                                                                                                                                                   

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 Trio of southeast county cities combine man-made wonders with natural beauty

                         • COULEE DAM  Incorporated: 1959  Elevation: 1,140 feet      Population: 1,000     Location: On the     Columbia River at  the junction of state  highways 155 and     174        • ELMER CITY  Incorporated: 1947    Elevation: 1,200 feet   Population: 245  Location: Two miles   north of Grand      Coulee Dam on state     Highway 155       • GRAND COULEE    Incorporated: 1935  Elevation: 1,702 feet     Population: 1,044     Location: On the    Columbia River at  the junction of state      highways 155 and    174   Highlights: Grand     Coulee Dam, one of     the largest concrete     structures in the    world, features Laser  Light Shows and  fireworks displays at    different points    during the year; Lake     Roosevelt is stocked  with salmon, trout     and other fish, plus  more than two dozen     boat ramps                                                     

Roger Harnack/The Chronicle

The Grand Coulee Dam Laser Light Shows are some of the most popular events at the Dam. They run from May through September after dark.                                                                                                             

 

                                                                                            

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 Grain capital known as ‘the town at the end of the rails’ home to rocket spectacle

                                           Incorporated: 1911   Elevation: 2,270 feet    Population: 325  Location: On state   Highway 172 about    24.5 miles east of  Chelan; 18 miles   south of Bridgeport   Highlights: “Fire in   the Sky” rocket    launch, Playdays    festival, fishing    nearby, wildlife area,    former Great     Northern Railroad   terminus                                                                     

                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Cheryl Schweizer

Cheryl Schweizer

Actually, it is rocket science. Mansfield’s rocket launch, above, is one of the town’s biggest events of the year. Children, left, wave to the crowd during a Playdays parade.

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 Cultural displays and junior rodeo headline events on Colville Indian Reservation

Roger Harnack/The Chronicle

A dancer performs in traditional American Indian regalia during the Nespelem community’s July powwow, which features hundreds of dancers.

                             Incorporated: 1935    Elevation: 1,900 feet    Population: 230  Location: On state    Highway 155, 17    miles northwest of    Grand Coulee area  and 50 miles     southeast of Omak  Highlights: The Nez    Pearce National     Historic Park;      Nespelem Junior     Rodeo; hunting,    fishing and camping    areas                            

                                                                                                      

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The Chronicle

The sun sets over tribal monument in Nespelem.

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 World-Famous Suicide Race is just one attraction of county’s economic center

                                                                                   Incorporated: 1907    Elevation: 835 feet    Population: 4,835      Location: At the   junction of state   Highway 20 and    U.S. Highway 97,   straddling the  Okanogan River   Highlights: Omak    Stampede, World Famous Suicide  Race, Omak   Performing Arts    Center, Okanogan    River, Omak Lake                                                                                                                               

Roger Harnack/The Chronicle

Al Camp/The Chronicle

Stunning sunsets, like the one over Omak Municipal Airport, top, are common sights in Okanogan County. World-Famous Suicide Race competitors, bottom, prepare for the thrilling event that includes a race down a steep hillside and a crossing of the Okanogan River.

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 County seat festivities include Okanogan Days, the Get Lit Christmas celebration

Roger Harnack/The Chronicle

Okanogan is just minutes away from plenty of trails for snowmobiling in the winter and all-terrain vehicle fun the rest of the year.

                                Incorporated: 1907  Elevation: 835 feet     Population: 2,535     Location: At the    junction of state    Highway 20 and    U.S. Highway 97,    straddling the     Okanogan River    Highlights: Loup     Loup Ski Bowl,  Okanogan Days,    Get Lit in    Okanogan, gun   club, casino                  

                                                                                                                  

 

                                                                                                        

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 Lake Osoyoos and Similkameen Trail set up golden opportunities for exploration

Al Camp/The Chronicle

Can-Am Hydroplane Races bring excitement to Lake Osoyoos during August in Oroville. The lake also offers boating and fishing opportunities.

                                                          Incorporated: 1908   Elevation: 912 feet        Population: 1,700            Location: On U.S.   Highway 97 at the        confluence of the   Similkameen and   Okanogan rivers         and adjacent to the          Canadian border  Highlights:    Hydroplane races  on Lake Osoyoos,  the Similkameen   Trail, Palmer Lake,     four nearby wineries                 

The Chronicle

During Oroville’s annual May Festival, children dress up to perform a traditional May Pole dance.




 Anglers can take advantage of year-round fishing on the Columbia, Methow rivers

Al Camp/The Chronicle

Jet Skiers round a buoy during competition at the Apple Pie Jamboree. Along with racing, the July festival includes a parade, 3-on-3 basketball tournament, vendors, music and plenty of pie.

                               Incorporated: 1913      Elevation: 812 feet   Population: 669  Location: On U.S.  Highway 97 at the   junction with state   Highway 153    Highlights: 2013   marks the city’s    centennial; Apple     Pie Jamboree, Jet      Ski and hydroplane    racing, hawk  festival, water    sports, golf           

                                                                                                      

 

                                                                                                                                            

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 City celebrates its gold mining roots; plenty of outdoor activities await visitors

                                                                                     Incorporated: 1900  Elevation: 2,569 feet  Population: 1,085    Location: At the    junction of state    highways 20 and 21    Highlights: Gold     mine nearby, hunting,  fishing, rail trails,      snowmobiling, dirt    track racing,  motorcycle and      airplane events, fossil  hunting                                                                                                                               

The Chronicle

A pair of young sledders prepare for Winterfest in Republic.

The Chronicle

A youngster chips away at rocks at the Stonerose Eocene Fossil Site. Fossil hunters are allowed to keep most of their finds.

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 In its centennial year, small town offers a slower pace and plenty of country charm

Roger Harnack/The Chronicle

Local firefighters square off in a water battle at Riverfest before turning the hoses on the children in the audience. Riverside’s annual festival features dozens of activities for children in addition to live music, food and a parade.

                         Incorporated: 1913      Elevation: 853 feet      Population: 350     Location: Adjacent  to U.S. Highway 97,    about 7 miles north      of Omak  Highlights:   Riverfest summer     festival, food, public    fishing, proximity to  hunting, camping    and other outdoor    activities, head of  riverboat navigation     in steamboat days            

                                                                                                

 

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Children search for money hidden in hay during Riverfest. 


 From a Father’s Day Fly-in to the Garlic Festival, Tonasket is a little of everything

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During the 2012 event, the Demolition Derby Tug-O-War turned into a mud-slinging competition for Mykenzie Novotny, far left, and Morgyne Hjaltason. Tonasket hosts music in the park, far right, and other cultural events throughout the spring and summer.

                      Incorporated: 1926   Elevation: 900 feet   Population: 1,025   Location: On U.S.  Highway 97 25   miles north of    Omak     Highlights: Junior     rodeo, Founders   Day Rodeo, Father’s   Day Fly-in, North      County Car Club   Show, Garlic  Festival, Okanogan    Family Faire          

                                                                                        

                                                                           

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 Arts, outdoor activities draw visitors to the Methow Valley’s commercial center

Don Portman

The Methow Valley, above, offers some of the most beautiful hiking trails in Okanogan Country, while Twisp also features a vibrant arts scene. David Joel, below, shows off his mural at TwispWorks.

David Joel

                                                                                                                            Incorporated: 1909  Elevation: 1,500 feet        Population: 919    Location: On state   Highway 20, nine        miles south of      Winthrop, 29 miles  west of Okanogan  and 31 miles north of      Pateros via state       Highway 153     Highlights: Arts,      outdoor activities,  farmers market,  business amenities                                                                                                                                         

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 Old West style is at the center of jumping-off point for North Cascades activities

          

                                            Incorporated: 1924      Elevation: 1,765 feet     Population: 405  Location: In the      Methow Valley at the  foot of the Cascade   Mountains on state     Highway 20    Highlights: Old West   theme, outdoor    activities, balloon     festival, state park,     North Cascades,  music festivals, ‘49er    Days                                                                                                     

The Chronicle

Hot-air balloons color the skies of Winthrop every March. In addition to the Winthrop Balloon Roundup, the town is known for its ‘49er Days, Winthrop Rhythm and Blues Festival and the Methow Valley Chamber Music Festival.                   

             




 Unincorporated communities also provide plenty of adventure and entertainment

Al Camp/The Chronicle

The annual Chesaw Fourth of July Rodeo includes activities for both children and adults.

Garrett Rudolph/The Chronicle

Sitzmark Ski Hill in Havillah features a terrain park for skiers and snowboarders alike.

The Chronicle

Ice fishing is a popular activity in Molson, where an annual tournament has often been hosted.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

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 Daily Grand Coulee Dam guided tours. Information: 509-633-9265. Through April 20 Stonerose Interpretive Center and Eocene Fossil Site open for spring break, Republic. Information: http://stonerosefossil.org. April 20 Rattler Trail Run through Pipestone Canyon, Twisp. Information: www.methowendurance.com. April 20-21 Green Okanogan Earth Day Alternative Faire, Tonasket. Information: 509-486-2389. April 20-21 Tonasket Junior Rodeo. Information: www.ctjra.org. Through June 1 “Two Valleys” exhibit, Confluence Gallery and Art Center, Twisp. Information: www.confluencegallery.com. April 19 Chief Joseph Dam free student movie night, near Bridgeport. April 19-20 Stonerose Interpretive Center and Eocene Fossil Site, Republic, open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Information: 509-775-2295 or www.stonerosefossil.org. April 19-21 Spring Fair Home and Garden Show, Okanogan County Fairgrounds. Information: www.okfair.org. April 20 The Revelers, Winthrop Barn. Information: www.methowvalleyarts.org or www.brownpaper tickets.com. April 20 Hemp Fest, Tonasket Community Cultural Center. Information: http://communityculturalcenter.org. April 20-21 Northwest Gun Show, Okanogan County Fairgrounds. Information: northwestgunshow.com. April 21 Similkameen Honoring Celebration, Tonasket Community Cultural Center. Information: 509-485-3844. April 24-May 27 “Spring Beauties” exhibit, Winthrop Gallery, Winthrop. Information: www.winthropgallery.com. April 26-28 Nespelem Junior Rodeo. Information: www.ctjra.org. April 26-28 Methow Valley Backcountry Horsemen spring trail ride. Information: http://mvbch.com. April 26-May 12 “Over the River and Through the Woods,”Merc Playhouse, Twisp. Information: http://mercplayhouse.org. April 27 Health and Spirituality Faire, Tonasket Community Cultural Center. Information: http://communityculturalcenter.org. April 27 Vintage Faire, Okanogan County Fairgrounds Agriplex, Okanogan. Information: www.thevintagefaire.com. April 27 Trashion Show (recycled fashion), Methow Valley Community Center, Twisp. April 27-28 Conconully Trout Derby. Information: www.conconully.com or 509-826-3374. April 27-28 Rattlesnake Men’s Open, Osoyoos, B.C. Information: www.thepnga.org. April 27-28 Ogle Chapman Golf Tournament, Oroville Golf Club. Information: www.thepnga.org. April 28 Free community dinner, Tonasket Community Cultural Center. Information: http://community culturalcenter.org. April 29 Beer 101, brewery tour and beer making information, Republic Brewing Co. Information: www.republicwa.com.

 May 1 Stonerose Interpretive Center and Eocene Fossil Site, Republic, opens for season. Open daily 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Sept. 1; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday to Sunday from Sept. 4 to Oct. 31. Information: 509-775-2295 or www.stonerosefossil.org. May 1 Native Plant Appreciation Week Wildflower Walk, Methow Valley Conservancy program. Information: www.methowconservancy.org or 509-996-2870.

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Plenty of classics to be seen at the Friendly OK Car Show and Swap Meet in Omak on May 11-13. May 2 Methow Valley Community School social, Winthrop. Information: www.methowvalleyarts.org. May 2-5 Women’s Trail Running and Yoga Retreat, Methow Valley. Information: www.methowendurance.com. May 3 Okanogan Valley Farmers Market opens for season, Okanogan Legion Park. Information:509-8260457. May 3-13 “Alice in Wonderland,” Merc Children’s Theater, Twisp. Information: http://mercplayhouse.org. May 4 Chanon’s Secret World concert, Tonasket Community Cultural Center. Information: http://communityculturalcenter.org. May 4 Cinco de Mayo-themed bingo, potluck and games, Wauconda Community Hall. Information: www.waucondahall.org. May 4 Community Yard Sale, Malo Grange. Information: www.republicwa.com. May 4-5 Keller Junior Rodeo. Information: www.ctjra.org. May 5 Women’s Trail Running and Yoga Retreat, Winthrop. Information: www.methowendurance.com. May 5 Boots and Saddles Barrel Racing Club, Omak Stampede Arena. May 6-10 Ride to Rendezvous, Winthrop. Information: www.woga.org. May 7 “White-Headed Woodpeckers in Washington’s Ponderosa Pine Forests,” Methow Conservancy First Tuesday program, Twisp River Pub, Twisp. Information: www.methowconservancy.org. May 9 “Walking the Gobi, with National Geographic Explorer Helen Thayer,” Methow Valley Community Center, Twisp. Information: 509-997-4004 or www.methowarts.org. May 9-12 Colorama Festival and Pro West Rodeo, Grand Coulee. Information: www.grandcouleecc. blogspot.com or 509-760-3696. May 10-11 Winthrop ‘49er Days and Washington Outfitters and Guides Rendezvous, downtown Winthrop. Information: www.winthropwashington.com. May 10-12 “Spamalot,” Okanogan Valley Orchestra and Chorus spring musical, Omak Performing Arts Center. Information: www.ovocinfo.com. May 11 Sunflower Trail Marathon and Relay, Mazama. Information: www.mvsta.com. May 11 Peace Festival, Tonasket Community Cultural Center. Information: http://communityculturalcenter.org.

May 11 May Festival. Oroville. Information, www.orovillewashington.com. May 11 Over the Dam Run, Grand Coulee. Information: www.trifreaks.com. May 11-12 High school rodeo, Omak Stampede Arena. May 11-13 Friendly OK Car Club Show and Swap Meet, East Side Park, Omak. Information: http://clubs.hemmings.com/friendlyok/history.html. May 12 Mothers Day at Stonerose Interpretive Center and Eocene Fossil Site, Republic. Moms dig free. Information: 509-775-2295 or www.stonerosefossil.org. May 12 Free community dinner, Tonasket Community Cultural Center. Information: http://community culturalcenter.org. May 13 “On Arctic Ground: Tracking Time in Alaska’s National Petroleum Reserve,” Methow Conservancy program, Twisp River Pub, Twisp. Information: www.methowconservancy.org. May 16-19 Sunbanks Rhythm and Blues Festival, Electric City. Information: 888-822-7195. May 17 “Printed Work of Xara Thustra,” Methow Valley Community Center, Twisp. Information: 509-997-2044 or doorno3twisp@gmail.com. May 17-18 “Spamalot,” Okanogan Valley Orchestra and Chorus spring musical, Omak Performing Arts Center. Information: www.ovocinfo.com. May 17-18 Relay for Life, American Cancer Society fundraiser, Okanogan High School. May 17-19 Liberty Bell Junior High School drama production, Merc Playhouse, Twisp. Information: http://mercplayhouse.org. May 18 Firestorm Golf Tournament, Lake Woods Golf Course, Bridgeport. Information: www.lakewoodsgc.com. May 18 English and Western schooling show, Wildwind Farm, Republic. Information: www.tzonetraining.com. May 18 “Disco Fever” benefit for Little Star Montessori School, Winthrop Barn. Information: www.methow valleyarts.org or 509-996-2801. May 18 Run for the Border Motorcycle Rally, Oroville. Information: www.orovillewashington.com. May 18 Northwest Bass Fishing Tournament, Spring Canyon near Electric City. Information: 509-499-8797. May 18-19 Junior Rodeo, Omak Stampede Arena. May 18-19 Big Wally’s Walleye Open Fishing Tournament, Coulee City. Information: 509-632-5504. May 19 Magpie Concert, Merc Playhouse, Twisp. Information: http://mercplayhouse.org. May 19 Sun Mountain Trail Races, Winthrop. Information: www.rainshadow-running.blogspot.com or 509-846-5019. May 21 Pateros 100th Birthday Party and school spring concert, Pateros. Information: www.pateros.com. May 24 Sunflower Festival, Paschal Sherman Indian School, Omak. Information: www.psischiefs.org. May 24 Arrow Lakes Memorial Day Powwow, Inchelium. Information: www.facebook.com. May 24-25 “The Laramie Project” readers theater, Merc Playhouse, Twisp. Information: http://mercplayhouse.org. May 24-26 Spring Green Organic Living Fair, Howell Canyon Road, Tonasket. Information: 888-502-6133 Ext 104. May 24-27 “Journaling the Art and Science of Nature,” North Cascades Basecamp, Mazama. Information: www.northcascadesbasecamp.com. Memorial Day weekend Last Stand PRCA Rodeo, Coulee City. Memorial Day to Labor Day Historical museums open (Conconully, Okanogan, Molson, Old Molson, Shafer in Winthrop). Information: www.okanoganhistory.org. May 25 CJ’s Hoss Golf Tournament, Lake Woods Golf Course, Bridgeport. Information: www.lakewoodsgc.com. May 25 Methow Endurance 5/10K, Mazama. Information: www.methowendurance.com. May 25 Flea market, Wauconda Community Hall. Information: www.waucondahall.org.

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May 25 New Laser Light Show debuts at Grand Coulee Dam, 10 p.m.; runs nightly through summer. Information: 509-633-9265. May 25-26 Pipestone Music Days Celebration, Methow Valley Community Center, Twisp. Information: 509-9970222 or www.cascadiamusic.org. May 25-26 Methow Valley Rodeo, Winthrop Rodeo Grounds. Information: www.methowvalleyrodeo.com. May 25-26 Arts and Crafts Show, Conconully. Information: www.conconully.com or 509-826-4308. May 25-27 “Fire in the Sky” Memorial Weekend Rocket Launch, Mansfield. Information: www.mansfield washington.org. May 25-27 WSBF/FLW Jamboree, Banks Lake near Electric City. Information: 509-633-2671. May 26 “The Legacy of Frank Matsura,” historical presentation during centennial of photographer Frank S. Matsura’s death, Nespelem (tentative). Information: www.okanoganhistory.org. May 26 Free community dinner, Tonasket Community Cultural Center. Information: http://communitycultural center.org. May 26-27 Firemen’s Pancake Breakfast, Republic. Information: www.republicwa.com. May 27 Ansorge Hotel museum, Curlew, opens for season. Open noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays through August. Information: 509-779-4951. May 29-July 15 Cherrington, Meyers, Karcher exhibit, Winthrop Gallery. Information: www.winthropgallery.com. May 30-June 2 Methow Conservancy Spring Naturalists’ Retreat. Information: www.methowconserv ancy.org. May 31 Isle of Flags, Spring Canyon Cemetery near Grand Coulee. May 31-June 1 Tonasket Founders Day Rodeo. May 31-June 2 Team Roping School, Omak Stampede Arena. Information: 509-486-4366 or www.ctjra.org.

 June 1 Tonasket Founders Day. Information: www.tonasket chamber.com. June 1 National Trails Day, Sun Mountain Lodge, Winthrop. Information: www.mountaineers.org. June 1 Okanogan County Commandos football vs. Waitsburg, Okanogan High School. Information: www.okanogancountycommandos.com. June 1 Okanogan Days, downtown Okanogan; includes tribute to frontier photographer Frank S. Matsura on centennial of his death. June 1 Beer Cook-off and anniversary party, Republic. Information: wwww.republicwa.com. June 1 Bridgeport Daze, Bridgeport. June 1-2 Team roping school, Omak Stampede Arena. June 1-2 Veterans motorcycle rally, Sunbanks Resort, Electric City. Information: 888-822-7195. June 1-30 Laser Light Show, Grand Coulee Dam; 10 p.m. June 2 Barrel Derby Day, Chesaw. June 7-9 Prospectors Days, Republic. Information: www.prospectorsdays.com. June 8 Mansfield Playdays, Mansfield. Information: www.mansfieldwashington.org. June 8-9 Okanogan County Junior Rodeo, Omak Stampede Arena. Information: www.ctjra.org. June 8-July 27 “Interpreting the Methow, Plein Aire to Studio” exhibit, Confluence Gallery and Art Center, Twisp. Information: www.confluencegallery.com. June 8-Sept. 21 “Ann Dunbar Exhibit,” Peligro Studio, Twisp. Information: 509-699-0238. June 9 Kids Day at Stonerose Interpretive Center and Eocene Fossil Site, Republic. Children dig free. Information: 509-775-2295 or www.stonerosefossil.org.

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The Father’s Day Fly-in is an annual event in Tonasket scheduled for June 15-16. June 9 Flag Day picnic, Wauconda Community Hall. Information: www.waucondahall.org. June 9 Winthrop Marathon/Half Marathon. Information: www.rainshadowrunning.com or 509-846-5019. June 10 Culpepper and Merriweather Circus, Omak. Information: www.omakchamber.com. June 11 Culpepper and Merriweather Circus, Oroville. Information: www.orovillewashington.com. June 12 Boots and Saddles Barrel Racing Club, Omak Stampede Arena. June 12-13 Fifth annual Northwest Firefighter Bike Rally, Republic. Information: www.bellevuefire foundation.com or www.republicrally.com. June 14-15 Coulee Cruizers Car Club Best Rod Run by a Dam site, Grand Coulee. Information: 509-633-0836 or thomasnieb@netscape.net. June 14-16 Pateros City-wide Yard Sale, Pateros. Information: www.pateros.com. June 14-16 Stateline Outboard Racing Association boat races, Osborn Bay, Grand Coulee. Information: 888822-7195. June 14-16 Molson Mid-Summer Fest, Molson. Fathers Day weekend Pot of Gold Trapshoot, Coulee City. Third weekend Mill Pond Days, Nespelem. June 15 Grand Coulee Farmers Market opens for the season (Saturdays). Information: 509-633-3074. June 15 Koulee Kids Day, Grand Coulee Dam area. Information: 509-633-3074. June 15 Lions Club Barbecue, Grand Coulee. June 15 North Country Car Club Show, Tonasket. June 15 “Painting Balsamroot Landscapes” painting workshop, North Cascades Basecamp, Mazama. Information: www.northcascadesbasecamp.com. June 15 Malottian Open Golf Tournament, Lake Woods Golf Course, Bridgeport. June 15-16 Art in the Park, Omak. Information: www.omakkiwanis.org. June 15-16 Father’s Day Fly-in, Tonasket. June 16 “The Legacy of Frank Matsura,” historical presentation during centennial of photographer Frank S. Matsura’s death, Okanogan (tentative). Information: www.okanoganhistory.org. June 16 Fathers Day at Stonerose Interpretive Center and Eocene Fossil Site, Republic. Dads dig free. Information: 509-775-2295 or www.stonerosefossil.org. June 16 Free community dinner, Tonasket Community Cultural Center. Information: http://communitycultural center.org. June 17 NBC Camps Basketball Clinic, Grand Coulee and Coulee Dam. Information: 509-633-3074. June 17-21 Apple Hill Art Camp, Tonasket Community Cultural Center. Information: http://communitycultural center.org. June 20 Ribbon-cutting ceremony at Chief Joseph

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Hatchery, Bridgeport. Information: www.colvilletribes.com. June 20 Room One bowl painting, North Cascades Basecamp, Mazama. Information: www.northcascades basecamp.com or http://roomone.org. June 21-23 Conscious Culture Festival, Tonasket. Information: http://consciousculturefestival.com. June 21-24 Biodynamic CranioSacral retreat, Skalitude Retreat, Carlton. Information: www.fairy congress.com. June 22 Omak Stampede Demolition Derby, Omak Stampede Arena. Information: www.omakstampede.org. June 23 Oroville Ironman Golf Tournament, Oroville Golf Club. Information: www.thepnga.org. June 23 “Cat Ballou,” Tonasket Community Theater at Community Cultural Center. Information: sarahdrama@ ncidata.com. June 26 “Cat Ballou,” Tonasket Community Theater at Community Cultural Center. Information: sarahdrama@ ncidata.com. June 26 Boots and Saddles Barrel Racing Club, Omak Stampede Arena. July 26 Trail Ride, over old stagecoach trail, Republic. Information: www.republicwa.com. June 28 “Cat Ballou,” Tonasket Community Theater at Community Cultural Center. Information: sarahdrama@ ncidata.com. June 28-29 Ridge Riders Bull Riding, Delano Rodeo Grounds near Grand Coulee. Information: 509-631-0018 or 509-631-4200. June 28-30 Fairy and Human Relations Congress, Twisp. Information: www.fairycongress.com. June 29 “Cat Ballou,” Tonasket Community Theater at Community Cultural Center. Information: sarahdrama@ ncidata.com. June 29 Dance concert, Merc Playhouse, Twisp. Information: http://mercplayhouse.org. June 29 MountainFilm on Tour, Winthrop. Information: www.ncascadesmtnhostel.com or 509-699-0568. June 29-30 Loup Loup Mountain Challenge bicycle race, Loup Loup Ski Bowl, Okanogan. Information: http://ridevicicouscycle.com. June 30 Free community dinner, Tonasket Community Cultural Center. Information: http://communitycultural center.org. June 30-July 7 Colville Confederated Tribes Powwow and Encampment, Nespelem. Information: www.colvilletribes.com or 509-634-2200.

 July 1-31 Laser Light Show, Grand Coulee Dam, 10 p.m. July 2 Executive Order Day, Nespelem. July 4 Brewster Fourth of July Celebration, Columbia Cove Park. Information: 509-689-3464 or www.brewsterchamber.org. July 4 Methow Arts Festival, Twisp. Information: www.methowvalleyarts.org. July 4 Twisp Fourth of July Parade. July 4 Chesaw Fourth of July Rodeo. Information: www.orovillewashington.com. July 4 Fireworks at Curlew Lake. Information: www.republicwa.org. July 4 Fireworks at Deep Bay Park, Oroville. Information: www.orovillewashington.com. July 4-6 “Festival of America,” Grand Coulee Dam. Information: 509-633-3074 or www.grandcouleecc. blogspot.com. July 4-7 Washington State Gold Wing Rally, “Wingstock,” Omak High School. Information: http://gwtawa.org. July 6 Independence Celebration, Conconully. Information: www.conconully.com or 509-826-9050.

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The Tonasket Demolition Derby is a down and dirty fan-favorite scheduled for Sept. 1 July 10 Boots and Saddles Barrel Racing Club, Omak Stampede arena July 12-14 Republic Motorcycle Rally, Ferry County Fairgrounds. Information: www.republicrally.com. July 13 Twisp Airport fly-in breakfast. Information: www.methowvalleyarts.org. July 14 “The Legacy of Frank Matsura,” historical presentation during centennial of photographer Frank S. Matsura’s death, Brewster-Pateros (tentative). Information: www.okanoganhistory.org. July 17-28 Wild Mind Film Camp, Twisp. Information: www.wildmindfilmcamp.com. July 17-Sept. 2 Christen, McMillan, O’Callaghan exhibit, Winthrop Gallery. Information: www.winthrop gallery.com. July 18-21 “Circle of Circles: A Shamanic Gathering for Community Building and Sacred Activism,” Skalitude Retreat, Carlton. Information: www.fairycongress.com. July 19 Oroville Heritage Days and Airport Fly-in. Information: www.orovillewashington.com. July 19-21 Winthrop Rhythm and Blues Festival, Winthrop. Information: www.winthropbluesfestival.com. July 19-21 Pateros Apple Pie Jamboree and Jet Ski Races; city centennial. Information: www.paterosapj.com. July 20 Ray Stanley Memorial Bass Tournament, Pateros. Information: www.pateros.com or shanstan1@ hotmail.com. July 20 Fabulous ‘50s Sock Hop and Car Show, Wauconda Community Hall. Information: www.waucondahall.org. July 20-21 Grand Coulee Junior Rodeo. Information: www.ctjra.org. July 21 “Dragonflies, Damselflies and Other Winged Beauties of the Methow Valley,” Methow Conservancy program. Information: www.methowconservancy.org. July 22-23 Better Basics Goat Tying Clinic, Omak. Information: www.ctjra.org or 509-322-0074. July 24 Boots and Saddles Barrel Racing Club, Omak Stampede Arena. July 25-Aug. 3 Methow Valley Chamber Music Festival, Winthrop. Information: www.methowmusic festival.org. July 27-28 Jack and Jill Open Bass Fishing

Tournament, Banks Lake, Electric City. Information: 509633-2671. July 29-Aug. 2 Pipestone Summer Music Camp, Twisp. Information: http://cascadiamusic.org.

 Aug. 1-31 Laser Light Show, Grand Coulee Dam, 9:30 p.m. Aug. 2-3 Miners Days, Conconully. Information: www.conconully.com or 509-826-1221. Aug. 2-3 Tumbleweed Film Festival, Oroville. Information: www.tumbleweedfilmfest.org. Aug. 2-4 Budweiser-Lowrance King Salmon Derby, Brewster. Information: www.brewstersalmonderby.com. Aug. 3 Riverfest, Riverside Aug. 3 Cowboy Caviar Fete, Conconully. Information: www.conconully.com or 509-826-9050. Aug. 3 “The Legacy of Frank Matsura,” historical presentation during centennial of photographer Frank S. Matsura’s death, Conconully. Information: www.okanoganhistory.org. Aug. 3-4 Coulee Playland Open Bass Fishing Tournament, Banks Lake, Electric City. Information: 509633-2671. Aug. 3-Sept. 21 “Inside Out” exhibit, Confluence Gallery and Art Center, Twisp. Information: www.confluencegallery.com. Aug. 4 Gran Fondo long-distance bicycling event, Winthrop to Conconully and back. Information: http://rideviciouscycle.com. Aug. 7-11 Omak Stampede Indian Encampment, East Side Park, Omak. Information: www.omakstampede.org. Aug. 8-11 80th annual Omak Stampede and 78th annual World-Famous Suicide Race, East Side Park, Omak. Information: www.omakstampede.org. Aug. 8-11 Omak Western and Native Art Show, Omak. Aug. 9-11 Two Rivers Powwow, Twisp. Information: www.methowvalleyarts.org. Aug. 10 Methow Valley Home Tour. Information: www.confluencegallery.com.

Aug. 10-11 Can-Am Hydroplane Races, Oroville. Information: www.orovillewashington.com. Aug. 11 Angel’s Staircase Trail Races, Methow Valley. Information: www.rainshadow-running.blogspot.com or 509-846-5019. Aug. 16-17 Warrior Stampede, Omak. Information: www.ncac-omak.com. Aug. 16-18 “Butterflies of the North Cascades,” North Cascades Basecamp, Mazama. Information: www.northcascadesbasecamp.com. Aug. 17 Conconully Grubstake Open, Okanogan Valley Golf Club. Information: www.conconully.com or 509-8266780. Aug. 17-18 Ground Hog Open, Oroville Golf Club. Information: www.thepnga.org. Aug. 21 Boots and Saddles Barrel Racing Club, Omak Stampede Arena. Aug. 23-24 Okanogan River Garlic Festival, Tonasket History Park. Information: http://communitycultural center.org. Aug. 23-24 Town-wide Yard Sales, Conconully. Information: www.conconully.com. Aug. 23-25 Wings Over Republic Fly-in, Republic. Information: www.wingsoverrepublic.com. Aug. 24 Cutthroat Classic trail run, Rainy Pass to Cutthroat Pass, Mazama. Information: www.mvsta.com. Aug. 24-25 Pateros Hydro Classic, Pateros Memorial Park. Information: www.pateros.com, feeltheneednm9v6@ comcast.net or jbelisle@frontier.com. Aug. 25 Boots and Saddles Barrel Racing Club, Omak Stampede Arena. Aug. 30-Sept. 1 Ferry County Fair, Republic. Information: http://ferrycountyfair.com. Aug. 31 Ansorge Hotel museum, Curlew, closes for season. Information: 509-779-4951. Aug. 31 Hot Summer Nights, Chesaw. Information: www.orovillewashington.com. Aug. 31-Sept. 1 Methow Valley Rodeo, Winthrop Rodeo Grounds. Information: www.methowvalley rodeo.com.

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Sept. 14 Harvest Market and Yard Sale, Malo Grange. Information: www.republicwa.com. Sept. 14 “The Legacy of Frank Matsura,” historical presentation during centennial of photographer Frank S. Matsura’s death, Tonasket-Oroville (tentative). Information: www.okanoganhistory.org. Mid-month Honky Tonk Petanque, Republic. Information: www.republicwa.com. Sept. 15 Boots and Saddles Barrel Racing Club, Omak Stampede Arena. Sept. 27-28 Square Dancers Weekend, Winthrop Barn. Information: www.methowdata.com. Sept. 28 Stew and Brew, Conconully. Information: www.conconully.com. Sept. 28-Nov. 1 “Keyser, Darch, Arbrust” exhibit, Confluence Gallery and Art Center, Twisp. Information: www.confluencegallery.com. Sept. 29 Boots and Saddles Barrel Racing Club, Omak Stampede Arena.

 Early October Annual Pie Auction and Chili Feed, Wauconda. Information: www.waucondahall.org. Early October Harvest Fest, Okanogan. Oct. 5 Coulee Fall Festival, community yard sale, pet parade and more, Grand Coulee. Information: www.grandcouleecc.blogspot.com. Oct. 5-6 WSBF/FLW Dream Team Bass Fishing Tournament, Banks Lake, Electric City. Information: 509633-2671. Oct. 5-7 Pateros City-wide Cleanup and Yard Sales. Information: www.pateros.com. Oct. 9-Nov. 25 “Perceptions of the Past” exhibit, Winthrop Gallery. Information: www.winthropgallery.com. Oct. 12 Opening Day Holiday Bazaar, Conconully. Information: www.conconully.com or 509-826-4308. Oct. 13 “The Legacy of Frank Matsura,” historical presentation during centennial of photographer Frank S. Matsura’s death, Omak-Okanogan (tentative). Information: www.okanoganhistory.org. Oct. 18-20 40th annual Okanogan Family Faire, Tonasket. Information: www.okanoganfamilyfaire.net. Oct. 26 Taste of Two Valleys, Okanogan County Fairgrounds. Information: www.skitheloup.com. Oct. 31 Brewster Main Street Trick-or-Treat Parade. Information: www.brewsterchamber.org. Oct. 31 Stonerose Interpretive Center and Eocene Fossil Site, Republic, closes for season. Information: 509775-2295 or www.stonerosefossil.org. Oct. 31 Nightmare at the Museum, haunted museum in Pateros. Information: www.pateros.com.

 Nov. 2 Holiday bazaars, Grand Coulee. Information: www.grandcouleecc.blogspot.com, 509-633-2321 or 509633-0162. Nov. 2 Driveway Butte Hill Climb, Methow Valley. Information: www.methowendurance.com. Nov. 2-3 Frostbite Bass Open Fishing Tournament, Banks Lake, Electric City. Information: 509-633-2671. Nov. 9 Okanogan-Omak Rotary Club Wine and Cheese Tasting, Okanogan County Fairgrounds, Okanogan. Information: 509-825-7903. Nov. 9-Jan. 4 “Winter Exhibit,” Confluence Gallery and Art Center, Twisp. Information: www.confluencegallery.com. Nov. 11 Veterans Day Celebration and Parade, Conconully. Information: www.conconully.com. Nov. 16-23 Missoula Children’s Theatre, Methow Valley Elementary School. Information: www.methowvalley

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The annual Snow Dog Super Mush will be Jan. 25-26, 2014, in Conconully. arts.org. Nov. 17 Twisp Bazaar, Methow Valley Community Center Nov. 20 Matsura centennial program, Okanogan Middle School. Nov. 23 Holiday Lighting Ceremony, Conconully. Information: www.conconully.com. Nov. 27-January Holiday Gift Show, Winthrop Gallery. Information: www.winthropgallery.com. Nov. 29-30 Christmas at the End of the Road, Winthrop. Information: 888-463-8469 or www.winthrop washington.com. Late month Get Lit, Okanogan.

 Early December Okanogan County Fair crab feed fundraiser, Okanogan. Information: www.okanoganfair.org. Dec. 5 Twisp Bazaar, Methow Valley Community Center Dec. 7 Twilight Christmas Parade, Omak. Information: www.omakchamber.com. Dec. 7 Christmas Bazaar, Grand Coulee. Dec. 7 Vintners and Brewers Tasting and Auction, Grand Coulee. Information: www.grandcouleecc. blogspot.com or 509-633-3074. Dec. 9 Holiday celebration potluck, Malo Grange. Information: www.republicwa.com. Dec. 12 Christmas in the City, Pateros. Information: www.pateros.com. Dec. 14 Santa Days, Conconully. Information: www.conconully.com or 509-826-9050. Dec. 28 Bucket Ride, Bonaparte Lake area. Information: 509-486-2277. Dec. 28 Ski Rodeo cross country ski racing, Mazama. Information: www.mvsta.com.

 Jan. 18 Outhouse Races, Conconully. Information: www.conconully.com or 509-826-9050. Jan. 24-26 Liberty Bell High School play, Winthrop

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Jan. 24-26 Methow Valley Nordic Festival and Methow Valley Pursuit race, Mazama. Information: www.mvsta.com. Jan. 25-26 Snow Dog Super Mush, Conconully. Information: www.conconully.com. Late January Winterfest, Republic. Information: www.republicwa.org.

 Feb. 2 Groundhog Day, search for Wilbur the Winthrop Whistle Pig, Winthrop. Information: www.mvsta.com or www.winthropwashington.com. Feb. 8 Ground Hog Dinner, Tonasket. Feb. 8 Bonaparte Ice Drags, Bonaparte Lake area. Information: 509-486-2277. Feb. 14 Bite of the Methow, Winthrop Barn. Feb. 15-16 Winthrop Showshoe Softball, Winthrop. Information: 509-996-2411 or www.winthropwash ington.com. Presidents Day weekend Northwest Ice Fishing Festival, Molson. Information: www.orovillewashington. com.

 March 7-9 Winthrop Balloon Roundup. Information: 888-463-8469 or www.winthropwashington.com. Mid-month Keyboard Confections, Twisp. Information: http://cascadiamusic.org. Mid-month Bite of the Methow, Winthrop. Mid-month Best for Women Fair, Okanogan.

 April 7-12 Utah Ballroom Dancing, Methow Valley. Mid-month Rattler Half Marathon, Pipestone Canyon, Winthrop. Information: www.methowendurance.com. Mid-month Fly Fishing Rendezvous, Conconully. Information: www.conconully.com. —The Chronicle All dates subject to change

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OMAK  OMAK 826-0057 • BREWSTER 689-3215 OROVILLE 476-3902 • GRAND COULEE 663-3090 TWISP 997-2026 • REPUBLIC 775-3355

OMAK TWISP

LUBE/OIL

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ALIGNMENT

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✔ Choice Automotive • 610 Okoma Drive 509-826-4060. See ad on this page.

RV PARTS

OMAK

NAME/ADDRESS/TELEPHONE/FAX

PARTS

CITY/TOWN

RV/TRAILER REPAIR

✔ Please see ad on page number listed

AUTO REPAIR

TRUCK AND TRACTOR SALES AND SERVICE

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218 Omak Ave. in Omak 204 S. 2nd Ave. in Twisp Monday-Friday 7:30-5:30 Saturday: Omak 8-4, Twisp 9-1

826-2424 997-8292 1-800-400-8690 Employee Owned

Wholesale and Retail. Complete line of Domestic and Import Auto and Truck Parts Performance and Heavy Truck Parts Drums and Rotors Turned Full line of new and remanufactured parts and accessories

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CONCONULLY OMAK

OROVILLE✔ Eden Valley Guest Ranch • 31 Eden Valley Lane, Oroville 509-485-4002. www.edenvalleyranch.net. See ad on page 26. TONASKET

✔ Bonaparte Lake Resort • 615 Bonaparte Lake Road 509-486-2828. www.bonapartelakeresort.com. See ad on page 26.

TONASKET ✔ Spectacle Lake Resort • 10 McCammon Rd. 509-223-3433. See ad on page 26.

CONCONULLY

Year-round 10 Year-round 10 Year-round 15

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PETS WELCOME

Year-round 10

WATER SPORTS

✔ Okanogan River Guest House • 509-322-5926 okanoganriverguesthouse.com. See ad on page 26.

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HIKING

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FISHING

✔ Liar’s Cove • 1835A Conconully Hwy. • 509-826-1288 800-830-1288 • www.liarscoveresort.com. See ad on this page.

HORSES WELCOME

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NAME/ADDRESS/TELEPHONE/FAX

CONCONULLY ✔ Deer Haven Lodges • 117 B Ave. • www.2deerhaven.com 509-826-0108 • 888-805-3337 • See ad on page 26.

HORSEBACK

Year-round

CITY/TOWN

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MEALS

WORKING RANCH

SEASON

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LIAR’S COVE RESORT A variety of lodging options: • The Country Suites • Wilderness Cabins • The Lake House • Paul Bunyan • Camp Trailers • RV Sites • Pets • 4 Cabins • All units are non-smoking, have TV and WiFi and are completely furnished with linens, dishes and utensils. • Stay longer, get the 7th night FREE • Boat Rentals Available • Open for Fishing and Hunting Season • RV Sites and Motel Open for Snowmobile and Winter Sports • Pets Are Welcome but Must Follow the Leash Law

Bring this ad and get 5% Off!

1835A Conconully Hwy., Conconully 509-826-1288 • 1-800-830-1288 www.liarscoveresort.com • liarscoveresort@yahoo.com

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         

CONCONULLY

DEER HAVEN LODGES

 • 2 and 3 Bedroom Lodges • Fully Equipped • Satellite TV • Barbeques • High Speed Internet • FREE Local Calls • Washer and Dryer • Patio 509-826-0108 • 888-805-3337 • 117 “B” Ave., Conconully • www.2deerhaven.com

OMAK

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OROVILLE

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TONASKET

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Family Operated, Family Oriented

Restaurant, Store, Gas, RV Sites, Cabins, Tent Sites, Hunting, Fishing, Camping, Swimming, Boating, Kayaking, Snowmobiling, Hiking, Cross-Country Skiing, Snow Shoeing 509-486-2828 • 615 Bonaparte Lake Rd., Tonasket, WA 98855 • www.bonapartelakeresort.com

TONASKET

Spectacle Lake Resort  

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POKER

PULL TABS

PUNCH BOARDS

SLOTS

CARD TABLES

BINGO

KENO

ROULETTE

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COULEE DAM ✔ Coulee Dam Casino & Coyote Café • 515 Birch 509-633-0766; 800-556-7492. See ad on back cover.

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MANSON ✔ Mill Bay Casino • 455 Wapato Lake Rd. 509-687-2102; 800-648-2946. See ad on back cover.

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OKANOGAN✔ Okanogan Bingo Casino • 41 Appleway Rd. 509-422-4646; 800-559-4643. See ad on back cover.

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NAME/ADDRESS/TELEPHONE/FAX

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 SUMMER WORSHIP SERVICES

WINTER WORSHIP SERVICES

SABBATH/ SUNDAY SCHOOL

DAY and TIME

N/A

Every Sunday 9 a.m.

CITY/TOWN

NAME/ADDRESS/TELEPHONE/FAX

CONCONULLY

Conconully Community United Methodist Church 121 N. Ester, PO Box 12, Conconully 98819

9 a.m.

9 a.m.

OKANOGAN

Okanogan Church of Christ 435 5th Ave. S. 2nd., 509-486-0912, 509-422-3086

Bible Study 10 a.m. Worship 11 a.m.

Bible Study 10 a.m. Worship 11 a.m.

Okanogan Valley Alliance Church 111 John St., 509-422-1021 or 509-422-0732

10:45 a.m.

10:45 a.m.

First Presbyterian Church of Omak 9 S. Birch, 509-826-1290

9:30 a.m.

Fall/Winter/Spring 10:45 a.m.

OKANOGAN OMAK OMAK

Omak Seventh-Day Adventist Church • 425 W. 2nd Ave. 509-826-1770 • www.omakadventist.org

OMAK

Omak United Methodist Church 130 N. Cedar, corner of Cedar & Bartlett • 509-826-1660

OMAK RIVERSIDE

Prayer & Praise 9:30 a.m. Prayer & Praise 9:30 a.m. Church 11 a.m. Church 11 a.m.

Every Sunday 9:30 a.m.

Weds., 6 p.m. Sept.-April Awana 3 years-6th grade

9:30 a.m. Sabbath School 10 a.m.

11 a.m.

11 a.m.

10 a.m. No Summer S.S.

St. Anne’s Episcopal Church • 639 W. Ridge Dr. 509-826-5815 • www.episcopalomak.org

10 a.m.

10 a.m.

9:30 a.m.

Riverside Lighthouse Chapel Assembly of God • 102 Tower Street 509-826-4082 • 509-429-3199 • www.riversidelighthouse.org

11 a.m.

11 a.m.

10 a.m.

Saturday Church 11 a.m.

Evening Service 6:30 Wed. Family Night 6:30

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NAME/ADDRESS/TELEPHONE/FAX

BREWSTER ✔ Brewster Clinic • 418 W. Main St. 509-689-8900 • www.wvclinic.com. info@wvclinic.com. See ad on page 28. BREWSTER ✔ Three Rivers Hospital • 507 Hospital Way 509-689-2517 • www.threerivershospital.net • rmeadows@oddh.org. 24 hour emergency care. See ad on this page. OKANOGANFamily Health Centers • 716 1st Ave. S. • 509-422-5700, 800-660-2129 Brewster 509-689-3455. Brewster Dental 509-689-3789. Tonasket 509-486-0114. Okanogan Dental 509-422-6705. Oroville Dental 509-476-4400. OMAK ✔ Omak Clinic • 916 Koala. 509-826-1800. www.wvmedical.com. info@wvclinic.com See ad on page 28. OROVILLE ✔ North Valley Family Medicine • 1617 Main 509-476-3631. www.wvclinic.com. info@wvclinic.com. See ad on page 28. TONASKET ✔ North Valley Family Medicine • 17 S. Western Ave. 509-486-2174. www.wvclinic.com. info@wvclinic.com. See ad on page 28.

BREWSTER

• 24 Hour Emergency Services and Trauma Care • “Baby Friendly” Labor and Delivery • Radiology • Physical Therapy • Advantage Durable Medical Equipment • Columbia Medical and Surgical Services • Health and Wellness Center — Cardio Rehab and Respiratory 507 Hospital Way, Brewster • 509-689-2517 • www.threerivershospital.net

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   OMAK

                             

Frontier photographer Frank S. Matsura, right, in a self portrait with early Okanogan resident William Kahlow. The Okanogan County Historical Society is marking the centennial of Matsura’s death in 2013 with a variety of programs and displays. Frank S. Matsura/Okanogan County Historical Society

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Aug. 8, 2013Aug. 11, 2013

OMAK

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Omak Stampede Demolition Derby • Eastside Park, 421 Stampede Drive East 509-826-1002, 800-933-6625. www.omakstampede.org. ✔ Omak Stampede • Eastside Park, 421 Stampede Drive East 509-826-1002, 800-933-6625. www.omakstampede.org. See ad on this page.

Friday, Aug. 23TONASKET Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013

14th Annual Okanogan River Garlic Festival and Wine Tasting Tonasket History Park, Locust Way and First Ave. 509-486-1328.

OTHER

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RACES

June 22, 2013

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ART SHOW

OKANOGAN ✔ Okanogan County 66th Annual Fall Fair • Hwy. 97, 2 miles north of Okanogan Bingo-Casino. 509-422-1621. www.okanoganfair.org. See ad on this page.

CAR SHOW

Thursday, Sept. 5Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013

OKANOGAN

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RODEO

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FAIR

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  

OMAK

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GIFTS

BEVERAGES

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OKANOGAN ✔

Okanogan Valley Farmers’ Market • Okanogan Legion Park, Saturdays 509-826-0457. See ad on this page.

Okanogan Valley Farmers’ Market • Omak Civic League Park, Tuesdays 509-826-0457. See ad on this page.

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OMAK

OKANOGAN AND OMAK

Saturday Market May-October, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Okanogan Legion Park 509-826-0457

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May-Oct. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June-Oct. • 3:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Tuesday Market June-October, 3:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m., Omak Civic League Park 509-826-0457

We accept EBT credit and debit cards

OKANOGAN

Cariboo Inn • 233 Queen St. 509-422-6109

OMAK

✔ Breadline Cafe • One block off Main St. 509-826-5836. See ad on page 31.

OMAK

✔ Dairy Queen • 611 Omache Drive 509-826-2570. See ad on page 31.

OMAK OROVILLE REPUBLIC TONASKET TONASKET

✔ Magoo’s Restaurant • 24 N. Main 509-826-2325. See ad on page 31.

GROCERY

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✔ Anderson’s Grocery • 711 S. Clark 509-775-3378. See ad on page 32.

✔ Bonaparte Lake Resort • 615 Bonaparte Lake Road 509-486-2828. www.bonapartelakeresort.com. See ad on page 26. ✔ Grant’s Market • 4th and Whitcomb 509-486-2127. Email: grantsmarket@gdimail.net. See ad on page 32.

✔ Twisp Chevron Sub Shop • 126 N. Hwy. 20 509-997-3181. See ad on page 22.

TWISP✔ Twisp River Pub • 201 Hwy. 20 509-997-MVBC (6822). See ad on page 32.

▼ Bakery, deli, floral shop, full service meat dept. Live music on weekends

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OTHER

RESERVATIONS

✔ Pastime Bar & Grill • 1307 Main St. 509-476-3007. www.pastimebarandgrill.com. See ad on page 31.

TONASKET ✔ Tonasket Natural Foods Co-op • 21 W. 4th 509-486-4188. See ad on page 32. TWISP ✔ Hank’s Market • 412 Hwy. 20/Methow Valley Hwy. • 509-997-7711. www.hanksharvestfoods.com. info@hanksharvestfoods.com. See ad on page 22. TWISP

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OMAK  KFC and Taco Bell • 620 Omache Drive 509-826-4414. OMAK ✔ Koala Street Grill and Neighborhood Bar • 914 Koala Ave. 509-826-6375. koalastreetgrill.com. See ad on page 31.

ESPRESSO

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LIQUOR

✔ Brewster Market Place • 907 Hwy. 97 509-689-3404 • www.harvestfoodsnw.com. See ad on page 31.

BEER/WINE

BREWSTER

NAME/ADDRESS/TELEPHONE/FAX

DINNER

CITY/TOWN

LUNCH

✔ Please see ad on page number listed

BREAKFAST

FOOD • DRINK

Bakery, deli. • •

Live music June-Sept.

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Brewster Marketplace

BREWSTER

We honestly care!

Subway 509-689-SUBS

Full service grocery, choice Angus beef, garden fresh produce, food court and floral shop. Take and bake pizza

509-689-3404 7 a.m. - 11 p.m. • Visit us on Highway 97 • Brewster • www.harvestfoodsnw.com

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OMAK

Groovy Pastas • Angus Steak • Fresh Fruit Margaritas Bakery • Super Salads  

   

OMAK

Open 7 days a week 611 Omache Drive • Omak • 509-826-2570

OMAK

            

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  

OMAK

Magoo’s Restaurant •

Breakfast served all day! 24 N. Main • Omak, Wash. • 509-826-2325

OROVILLE

 

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  REPUBLIC

Anderson’s Grocer y • Quality Meat and Produce • Full Service Deli and Bakery Open 8 a.m.- 8 p.m. A family tradition since 1900

711 S. Clark • Republic • 509-775-3378

TONASKET

Friendly Service One Stop Grocery Shopping 4th and Whitcomb, Tonasket, Wash. • 509-486-2127 Hours: Monday-Saturday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. • Sunday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

TONASKET

Visit our deli for the freshest lunch in town

Organic food and produce • Bulk foods • Supplements • Organic Coffee • Supporting local producers • Wi Fi • Beer and Wine

21 W. 4th, Tonasket • 509-486-4188 • Open seven days

TWISP

Real Food

TWISP RIVER PUB Fresh Brews



Family Atmosphere ~ Riverside Patio & Beer Garden ~ Free wireless internet

201 N. Hwy 20 - Twisp, WA ~ 997-6822 or (888) 220-3360 ~ www.twispriverpub.com

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                             

                           

 


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Shaw’s Fruit and Produce • 3533A Hwy. 155 • donna@shawsfruit.com 509-633-0133. Fax 509-633-0810. See ad on this page.

May-October

DeLap Orchards and Fruit Stand • Located at Milepost 275, Hwy. 97 509-422-3145. Monday-Saturday 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday Noon-5 p.m. See ad on this page.

July- Nov. 1

Cascade Foothills Farmlands Association • www.visitwashingtonfarms.com 509-433-1054. See ad on page 47.

Year-round

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COULEE DAM

Fresh locally grown fruit and vegetables at affordable prices!

www.shawsfruit.com 3533A Hwy. 155, Coulee Dam, WA 99116 • 509-633-0133 MALOTT

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✔          ✔ Bear Creek Golf Course • 19 Bear Creek Rd. www.bearcreekgolfcourse.com. See ad on this page.

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Oroville Golf Club 

 3468-A Oroville-Loomis Rd. • Oroville • 509-476-2390 WINTHROP

        

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HUNTING

WATER SPORTS

PETS WELCOME

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HOT TUBS

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NAME/ADDRESS/TELEPHONE/FAX

OROVILLE✔ Eden Valley Guest Ranch • 31 Eden Valley Lane, Oroville 509-485-4002. www.edenvalleyranch.net See ad on page 26.

WORKING RANCH

CITY/TOWN

SEASON

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# CABINS/PRIVATE SITES/ROOMS

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✔ Stampede Motel • 215 4th Ave. W. 509-826-1161. See ad on page 35.

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Camaray Motel • 1320 Main St. 509-476-3684.

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NAME/ADDRESS/TELEPHONE/FAX

GRAND COULEE✔  • 404 Spokane Way 509-633-2860. www.grandcouleecenterlodge.com. See ad on this page. OKANOGAN OMAK

Okanogan Inn and Suites • 11 B Appleway 509-422-6431. www.okanoganinn.com

✔ Motel Nicholas • 527 East Grape 509-826-4611. www.motelnicholas.com. See ad on this page.

OMAK ✔ Omak Inn, LLC • 912 Koala Dr. 509-826-3822; 800-204-4800. www.omakinnwa.com. See ad on page 35. OMAK OROVILLE

REPUBLIC Klondike Motel • 150 N. Clark, PO Box 614 509-775-3555. 800-213-2812 for reservations only. REPUBLIC✔ Prospector Inn • 979 S. Clark, PO Box 957 509-775-3361, 888-844-6480. See ad on page 35. TWISP

✔ Twisp River Suites • 140 W. Twisp Ave. 509-997-0100. twispriversuites.com. See ad on page 22.

WINTHROP

✔ Winthrop Inn • 960 Hwy. 20 • 509-996-2217. www.winthropinn.com, wininn@winthropinn.com. See ad on page 22.

FREE INTERNET

✔ Please see ad on page number listed

KITCHENETTES

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# ROOMS

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GRAND COULEE

OMAK

         


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Omak Inn Omak, Washington

OMAK

HIGH SPEED INTERNET MICROWAVES and REFRIGERATORS INDOOR POOL and SPA • Wi Fi and BUSINESS CENTER Conveniently located off Highway 97 in beautiful Omak (509) 826-3822 • 1-800-204-4800



Stampede Motel

OMAK

SENIOR DISCOUNT

       

REPUBLIC Your home away from home!

979 S. Clark • Republic 509-775-3361 • 888-844-6480

• Continental Breakfast • Jacuzzi • Conference Center • FREE Wireless Internet •King Suites • Honeymoon Suite www.theprospectorinn.com

 ✔ Please see ad on page number listed CITY/TOWN CURLEW

NAME/ADDRESS/TELEPHONE/FAX ✔ Ansorge Hotel Museum • River Street • Tours available • Memorial Day through August, Saturdays noon to 4 p.m. 509-779-4951 or 509-779-4823 • See ad on this page.

MOLSON ✔ Old Molson Outdoor Museum; Molson School Museum • Molson • Schoolhouse: Memorial Day-Labor Day, Outdoor: April-November. 509-485-3292. Experience some of Okanogan County’s early history. See ad on page 36. OKANOGAN

✔ Okanogan County Historical Museum • 1410 2nd Ave. • Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, 7 days a week. 509-422-4272. Visit our award-winning museum. ochs@ncidata.com. See ad on this page.

OROVILLE

✔ Okanogan Borderlands Historical Society and Depot Museum • 1210 Ironwood • May 1-Sept. 15. • 509-476-2739. Old depot, railroad and fruit label display, McDonald Cabin. borderlandshistorical.org. obhistsoc@gmail.com. See ad on page 36.

CURLEW

The

Ansorge Hotel Museum

The Ansorge Hotel Museum     

            

OKANOGAN

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  

 

        




 MOLSON

 

 

 

   

    

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OROVILLE

     

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COINS

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RELOADING SUPPLIES

OKANOGAN✔ Neal’s Gun and Pawn, LLC • 105 W. Oak St. 509-422-4123. See ad on this page.

GUNS

NAME/ADDRESS/TELEPHONE/FAX

TOOLS

CITY/TOWN

AMMO

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Neal’s Gun & Pawn, LLC   

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PHARMACY

GIFTS

TOYS/GAMES

LIQUOR

CARDS/BALLOONS

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BREWSTER

NAME/ADDRESS/TELEPHONE/FAX ✔ Brewster Drug • 811 Hwy. 97 509-689-2421. See ad on this page.

BRIDGEPORT ✔ Gross Drug • 2520 Foster Creek Ave. 509-686-5191, 877-554-DRUG (3784). See ad on this page.

BREWSTER

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BREWSTER DRUG & Hardware 

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BRIDGEPORT

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NAME/ADDRESS/TELEPHONE/FAX

OMAK

✔ ReMax Welcome Home • 215 N. Main, 509-826-5555 • www.Remax.com Monica Giovacchini, Designated Broker. Kory Heindselman, Robert Butler, Brokers. See ad on this page.

OMAK

✔ Windermere Real Estate/Methow Valley • Omak/Okanogan branch: 540 Riverside Drive. 509-826-5906 Robert Monetta, Broker. See ad on this page.

OMAK

Welcome Home

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509-826-5555

Monica Giovacchini Designated Broker

www.Remax.com OMAK

Kory Heindselman Broker

Bob Butler Broker

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    

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SALES

REPAIR

PARTS

SUPPLIES

ACCESSORIES

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NAME/ADDRESS/TELEPHONE/FAX

OKANOGAN

Xtreme Power Sports • 1930 N. 2nd Ave. 509-826-5771. www.shopextremepowersports.net

Year-round

100

April-November Cabins all year

70

Year-round

55

OKANOGAN✔ Okanogan County Fairgrounds RV Park and Horse Stalls • Hwy. 97, 2 miles north of Okanogan Bingo-Casino, 509-422-1621. See ad on page 29. TONASKET

✔ Bonaparte Lake Resort • 615 Bonaparte Lake Road 509-486-2828. www.bonapartelakeresort.com. See ad on page 26.

TWISP

✔ Riverbend RV Park • 19961 Hwy. 20 • 509-997-3500, 1-800-686-4498 www.riverbend.com. reservations@riverbendrv.com. See ad on this page.

TWISP

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QUIET, RELAXING, BIG RIG FRIENDLY

IVERBEND

R RV PARK

STORE

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NAME/ADDRESS/TELEPHONE/FAX

PETS

SHOWERS

CITY/TOWN

TENTS

TV

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LAUNDRY

FULL HOOK-UP

SEASON

# SPACES

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19961 Hwy. 20 • Twisp, WA 98856 • 6 miles south of Winthrop 1 (800) 686-4498/(509) 997-3500 reservations@riverbendrv.com • www.riverbendrv.com

Use this ad for 15% discount off camping

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OROVILLE

OMAK

JEWELRY

✔ Marylou’s Gifts and More • 722 Central Ave. 509-476-3200. See ad on page 39.

Books, art and collectables.

✔ Prickly Pear • 4 N. Main 509-422-9832. See ad on this page.

OTHER

HARDWARE

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Jewelry repair, consignment clothing Glassware, purses, chocolates, kitchen items

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OMAK

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WESTERN WEAR

The Corner Shelf • 6 N. Main 509-826-0527.

GIFTS

NAME/ADDRESS/TELEPHONE/FAX

OMAK

CLOTHING

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CITY/TOWN

QUILTING/CRAFTS

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  

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OROVILLE

     

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  ✔ Please see ad on page number listed CITY/TOWN

NAME/ADDRESS/TELEPHONE/FAX

TONASKET ✔ Koehn Trailer Sales • 509-486-8765 • www.koehntrailers.com. See ad on this page.

TONASKET

  

OMAK

✔ Animal Hospital of Omak • 132 Columbia St.

509-826-5882. See ad on this page. 509-826-5070. See ad on page 40.

OMAK   

DIAGNOSTIC LAB

✔ Alpine Veterinary Clinic • 741 Riverside Drive

BOARDING

OMAK

24-HOUR EMERGENCY CARE

NAME/ADDRESS/TELEPHONE/FAX

DENTISTRY - HORSES AND SMALL ANIMALS

CITY/TOWN

FARM CALLS

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ORTHOPEDIC SOFT TISSUE SURGERY

 

            

     

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Animal Hospital of Omak

OMAK

    

  

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NAME/ADDRESS/TELEPHONE/FAX

SEASON

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CONCONULLY✔ Conconully Chamber of Commerce • 315 Main 877-826-9050. www.conconully.com. See ad on page 41.

Year-round

GRAND COULEE ✔ Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce • In City Hall, Midway Ave. 509-633-3074. www.grandcouleedam.org. See ad on page 41.

Year-round

OKANOGAN✔ City of Okanogan • 120 3rd Ave. N. 509-422-3600. okanogancity.com. See ad on page 43.

Year-round

OMAK ✔ City of Omak • 2 N. Ash St. 509-826-1170. www.omakcity.com. See ad on page 44.

Year-round

OMAK ✔ Omak Chamber of Commerce • 401 Omak Ave. 509-826-1880, 800-225-6625. www.omakchamber.com. See ad on page 45.

Year-round

OMAK

✔ Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle • 618 Okoma Drive 509-826-1110 • 800-572-3446. See ad on this page.

Year-round

OROVILLE ✔ Oroville Chamber of Commerce • PO Box 2140 509-476-2739. www.orovillewashington.com; orovillewashington@gmail.com. See ad on page 42.

Year-round

REPUBLIC ✔ Republic Chamber of Commerce/Regional Visitors and Convention Bureau • 979 S. Clark Ave. 509-775-3387. www.republicwa.com. See ad on page 46.

Year-round

TONASKET ✔ Tonasket Chamber of Commerce • 215 S. Whitcomb, PO Box 523 509-486-4429. www.tonasketchamber.com. See ad on page 42.

Year-round

YAKIMA

OMAK

✔ Department of Ecology • 15 W. Yakima Ave., Ste. 200 509-454-7898. www.ecy.wa.gov, relc461@ecy.wa.gov. See ad on page 41.

Year-round

        

     


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CONCONULLY

 • • • • •

Lodging Lake Resorts RV Parks State Park Snowmobiling

• Water Sports • Food and Drink • Gas and Grocery • Laundry Facility • Antique & Novelty Shops

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ATVing Hiking & Biking Trails Fishing Hunting

Sponsored by the Conconully Chamber. For a list of events go to:

www.conconully.com Info: 1-877-826-9050 GRAND COULEE

YAKIMA

 

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OROVILLE

  

Northern Okanogan Country

On US 97 five miles south of Canada

             TONASKET

We invite you to join us!                

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                                              

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   

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                                                                           

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Gateway to Adventure in Frontier Country Calendar of Events: January: Winterfest

April: Conservation Fair, Stonerose Membership Dig and Open House

May: Season Opens- Stonerose Fossil Center, Ansorge Hotel Museum, Husky Antique Car & Truck Museum, Ferry County Historical Museum, Eagle Track Raceway, Eureka Shoot

June: Barrel Derby Days, Prospector Days, Republic Motorcycle Rally, Pioneer Art Camp, Ansorge Artists Affair, Car and Truck Museum Swap Meet

July: Curlew Lake Fireworks, Prospector Shoot, Backcounty Horsemen Steak and Poker Ride

August: Mt. Music Festival, Shakespearean Play, Wings Over Republic Fly-in, Memorial Shoot

September: Swan Lake Mt. Bike Festival, Honky Tonk Petanque Tournament, Ferry County Fair, Meat Shoot

October: Duck Derby & Chili Feed Backcountry Horsemen Harvest Dance

www.ferrycounty.com for event dates! Republic (Area) Chamber of Commerce 600 S. Clark Ave., Republic 509-775-2704 • 509-779-4808 www.republicchamber.org • email info@republicchamber.org

Ferry County Chamber of Commerce Republic Regional Visitors and Convention Bureau 600 S. Clark Ave., Republic • 509-775-3387 rrvcb@rcabletv.com • www.republicwa.com


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OROVILLE ✔ Alpine Brewing Company • 821 14th Ave. 509-476-9662. See ad on this page.

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✔ Esther Bricques Winery and Vineyard, LLC • 38 Swanson Mill Road 509-476-2861, fax: 509-476-2861. www.estherbricques.com. See ad on this page.

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NORTH CENTRAL ✔ Cascade Foothills Farmlands Association • www.visitwashingtonfarms.com WASHINGTON 509-433-1054. See ad on this page.

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NORTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON

OROVILLE

ALPINE BREWING COMPANY  

  OROVILLE

 Winter of 1972 1972-73 1973-74 1974-75 1975-76 1976-77 1977-78 1978-79 1979-80 1980-81 1981-82 1982-83 1983-84 1984-85 1985-86 1986-87

Closed Opened Sept. 2 initial opening of highway Nov. 21 April 27 Nov. 21 June 14 Nov. 21 May 16 Nov. 22 May 21 Remained open all winter Nov. 23 April 21 Nov. 11 temporary, Dec. 15 season April 10 Dec. 15 April 18 Nov. 27 temporary, Dec. 2 season April 24 Nov. 30 temporary, Dec. 6 season May 6 Dec. 2 temporary, Dec. 15 season April 20 Nov. 24 temporary, Dec. 5 season April 4 Nov. 2 temporary, Nov. 19 season April 12 Nov. 15 April 11 Nov. 18 temporary, Nov. 26 season April 15

1987-88 1988-89 1989-90 1990-91 1991-92 1992-93 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02

Dec. 9 Nov. 20 temporary, Nov. 23 season Jan. 1 temporary, Jan. 9 season Nov. 9 temporary, Nov. 28 season Nov. 18 temporary, Nov. 25 season Dec. 8 temporary, Dec. 11 season Dec. 8 temporary, Dec. 10 season Oct. 31 temporary, Nov. 8 season Nov. 6 Nov. 19 Dec. 16 temporary, Dec. 22 season Dec. 6 Nov. 26 temporary, Nov. 27 season Nov. 14 temporary, Nov. 19 season

April 20 April 21 April 18 May 2 April 9 March 24 April 7 April 28 April 24 May 7 May 5 March 30 March 22 May 7

 

2002-03

Dec. 14 temporary, Dec. 16 season April 14 2003-04 Oct. 17 washouts, Dec. 5 season April 8 2004-05 Dec. 8 temporary, Dec. 13 season March 10 2005-06 Nov. 4 temporary, Nov. 7 May 1 2006-7 Nov. 9 temporary, Nov. 13 season April 26 2007-08 Dec. 4 May 1 2008-09 Dec. 11 April 24 2009-10 Nov. 7-10 temporary Nov. 13 temporary Nov. 17 season April 16 2010-2011 Nov. 29 temporary Dec. 1 season May 25 2011-12 Nov. 15 temporary Nov. 21 season May 10 2012-13 Nov. 19 temporary Nov. 20 season Source: Washington Department of Transportation More information: http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/traffic/passes/northcascades/

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INDEX OF SERVICES AND ATTRACTIONS                 

               

              

INDEX OF PAID ADVERTISERS                                                         

                                                                                

                                                                             

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2013 Vacationland  

The official visitor's guide to vacationing in Okanogan and Ferry Counties

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