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Farmworker dies; others mobilize march, protest

SUMAS, Wash. – Farmworkers and community members are demanding accountability from Sarbanand Farms in Whatcom County, after a migrant farmworker died there recently. Workers say Honesto Silva Ibarra complained to his employer about feeling ill...

Chicks with Sticks league finishes 9-week season

Apryl Wraspir of the Chicks with Sticks golf league reported that week six saw Jax Allen win "closest to the pin" on hole #7. She was 12 feet, 8 inches from the hole. Next was Paige Alloway at 15...

Harrington News

City Council The Harrington City Council met August 9 at city hall with Mayor Dillon Haas, Peter Davenport, Levi Schenk, Justin Slack, Rick Becker, Mike Cronrath, Scott McGowan, Bunny Haugan, Ashley...

Town Council

Mayor pro tem Landon Lobe led Monday evening’s meeting of the Odessa Town Council with only three members present, Lobe and council members Marlene Kramer and Kelly Watkins. Kaylene James addressed the council concerning assistance with setting...

Death Notice

Orville Warren Preston (Squeak) was born June 2, 1927, at Portland, Ore. He died July 29, 2017 at Cheney. A small family service was held at Cheney on August 4,...

Rail museum celebrates its one-year anniversary

The Inland Northwest Rail Museum marks its first anniversary August 27 at its new location, a 30-acre site at the junction of Highway 2 and Highway 231 South, two miles west of Reardan (25 miles west ...

Masquers fete members

The Masquers Theater in Soap Lake will hold its annual membership gala August 26. Members will enjoy free food, fun, friends, door prizes, awards and a no-host bar. A social hour from 6 to 7 p.m. will provide hors d’oeurves and a no-host bar of...

Mobilization authorized for Saddle Mountain fire

State fire assistance has been mobilized under the Washington State Fire Services Resource Mobilization Plan in support of local firefighters working to contain the East Saddle Mountain Fire located approximately eight miles southwest of the town...

Small biz development center coming

(Davenport, WA, August 17, 2017.) Seeking business advice and support is about to get easier for businesses in Lincoln County. The Lincoln County Economic Development Council has arranged for advisors from Spokane’s Small Business Development...

Letter to the Editor: Do we want a "disrupter" as president of the U.S.?

To the Editor: Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers said at her August 10, Town Hall meeting, “ I support Donald Trump because…, because…, because he’s a disrupter and we need to change DC. I continue to support him.” When a later...

Letter to the Editor: Sign up for 2018 health insurance coverage soon

To the Editor: Since ACA (Obamacare) is still U. S. law, please remind your readers who wish to apply for health insurance in 2018 through the Washington State Health Benefit Exchange that open enrollment begins November 1 and ends December 15,...

This Week in Odessa History

100 Years Ago The Odessa Record August 17, 1917 Hemmerling apartment house finished: The Christ Hemmerling apartment house and rooming house on Liberty hill is now completed and ready for tenants....

Tribute

March 23, 1921 - July 31, 2017 Donna was born in Erie, Pa. to Charles and Leona Humble on March 23, 1921. She moved to the West Coast in 1938. On August 25, 1951 she married Calvin Graedel Jr. and...

Tribute

Darlene Edens died August 14, 2017, at Lincoln Hospital in Davenport at the age of 77. Her home was in Odessa. She was born in Seattle October 6, 1939, to George and Peggy (Holms) Sanislo. She...

Johnson and Cosseau are wed in Colorado

Shirley A. Johnson of Odessa recently returned from the Denver area where she attended the wedding of her son James Dean (JD) Johnson to his lovely bride Loren M. Cosseau. Friends and family of the...

Court Report

Sheriff's Report INCIDENT LOG Editor’s note: Most items in this section reflect the starting point for response by local police and emergency agencies. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office does not release names of individuals who report...

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