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Irrigation dates changed due to weather issues

Due to weather, runoff and related damage, the East Columbia Basin Irrigation District is adjusting start-up dates for the 2017 irrigation season, says Craig N. Simpson, secretary-manager of the District. The East District will change the filling...

Boater education classes

The Grant County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit is offering four boater education courses in 2017. State law requires most operators of motorboats with a 15 horsepower or greater motor to get a boater education card. Boat operators who were born...

Firemen's auction of March 4 a success

The Odessa Volunteer Fire Department held its seventh annual equipment auction Saturday, March 4, and was able to draw a better crowd than had been expected thanks to some last-minute additions to...

First buttercup of 2017 found north of Odessa

On his family's farm, young Mason Lewis and his grandmother found the first buttercup of 2017 to be reported to The Odessa Record. Mason is the son of Tim and Jennifer Lewis of Odessa and the...

Town Council

With the White Knuckle and Frostbite races set to begin the weekend of March 25-26 and the Desert 100 endurance race coming to town the following weekend, the members of the Odessa Town Council met Monday evening and approved an ordinance allowing...

Quilt til you Wilt Monday

On March 20, quilters from all over the northwest will converge on Odessa for the 22nd straight time to quilt their hearts out. This will be the 22nd year of the annual event. Quilting begins at 6 a.m. and ends at 10 p.m. and takes place at the...

County's tax statements will be mailed out soon

Lincoln County Treasurer Linda Fisher has completed the Tax & Assessment roll for collection and is providing notification that the Treasurer shall now accept payment and issue receipts for the 2017 taxes and assessments per RCW 84.56.020. Lincoln...

Harrington news

Harrington Opera House Society The Society met Monday evening, March 6, for its monthly meeting in the Art Room of the opera house. Present were Billie and Gordon Herron, Bunny Haugan, Cade Clarke, Sheryl Stedman, Cherie MacClellan, Carol, Linda...

Letter to the Editor: Aliens have rights under Constitution

To the Editor: Section 1 of the 14th Amendment guarantees due process and equal protection of the law to all persons in the United States. Numerous Supreme Court decisions have consistently defined “person” to be any person, citizen and alien...

Letter to the Editor: Current problems said to originate long time ago

To the Editor: Mr. Trump inherited a mess! The problems are not just from Mr. Obama! The immigration problem started prior to World War II when people were needed to work in the fields as men and women were needed for war effort. Our infrastructure...

Letter to the Editor: Economy now sure to improve, says writer

To the Editor: Upon reading all the comments and letters from all the Democrat supporters claiming the Republicans were holding up progress all these years, we have finally got the safest and best country to live in. Now since have President Trump...

William John "Bill" Miller

William John "Bill" Miller, 86, passed away on Sunday March 5, 2017. Born May 14, 1930 in LaSalle, Colo. to William Daniel and Josephine "Jo" Regina (Bolig) Miller. Bill was only six years old when...

O. and H. school boards continue co-op talks

A crowd filled the cafeteria of the Odessa schools March 8 for the special meeting called by the Harrington and Odessa School Boards for the purpose of discussing further the athletic cooperative...

Odessa shines at regional science fair

Kennewick, WA – After an eight-hour day of continually presenting their research to experts in the field, the student scientists from the Advanced STEM Research Laboratory at Odessa High School exhibited their academic prowess in science and...

Student-led conferences coming at end of month

Student-led conferences for Odessa school children in pre-school through grade 11 have been set for Wednesday, March 29, through Friday, March 31. School will be dismissed at 12:30 p.m. on these days. All of the students have been scheduled for a...

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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