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Harvest has begun: Be safe, prevent fires, yield to trucks

As we go to press this week, harvest has yet to start within the closest environs of Odessa, although the station of the Odessa Trading Co. at Batum began receiving hard red winter wheat last week....

Whooping cough (pertussis) cases appear again in Grant County

GRANT COUNTY, WA – Grant County Health District staff are investigating 12 confirmed cases of pertussis (whooping cough), with additional tests pending. All confirmed cases are within the Ephrata and Moses Lake communities. None of the cases have...

Ferguson says EPA ignoring science about potentially harmful pesticide

OLYMPIA – Attorney General Bob Ferguson has joined a federal lawsuit demanding that Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt complete a scientific safety review of the neurotoxic pesticide chlorpyrifos. Pruitt abruptly halted a review...

Harrington news

HOHS July 10, Monday evening at 7 p.m., the Harrington Opera House Society met in the Art Room with the following persons present: Billie Herron, Mark and Sheryl Stedman, Edwin and Bunny Haugan,...

Battery-free cell phones? Really!

SEATTLE – Cell-phone users are excited that the prototype for a battery-free cell phone might mean they could cut the cord to their chargers in the future. But the developing technology also may be a boon for the environment. Developed at the...

When should farmers retire?

Retirement from a farm business may not mean moving away or giving up on mentoring the next generation, but it does entail transferring management decisions to someone else. It can be a gradual or sudden process. It may be driven by long-term...

This Week in Odessa History

100 Years Ago The Odessa Record July 20, 1917 Odessa player win from Lind. The Odessa racquet wielders were again victorious in the return tournament at Lind Sunday. The weather was so hot that only...

Tribute

Walter Winter, an Odessa resident, passed away peacefully on June 24, 2017, at Prestige Care Center in Clarkston, Wash. Walt was born September 3, 1922, to Michael and Zelemia (Bohnet) Winter. He...

Lady golfers start season

The women’s golf league “Chicks with Sticks” started another season with a kick-off dinner at the Odessa Golf & RV club house June 20. Week two saw two teams, the Ball Wackers (consisting of Deanna Smith, Barbara Walter and Tracy Walter) tie...

Area students at EWU and WSU get high grades

Eastern Washington Univ. The Dean’s List at Eastern Washington University is released after every fall, winter and spring quarter. An undergraduate student who earns 12 quality hours and receives a GPA of 3.5 or better is placed on the Dean’s...

Meet your neighbor

As I was interviewing Karen Peterson for this column, I realized that most of you probably already know her and her family. But then there are newbies like myself who do not. Karen was born in Seattle and grew up in Edmonds. She met and married Ron...

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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