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Articles from the January 4, 2018 edition

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 By Linda Goodman    News    January 4, 2018

Cruel beginning has happy ending for LuLu

Although the rest of my family met her Wednesday night, I first met LuLu (although she was nameless at that time) the morning of Thursday, December 28, when I went to our laundry area to make sure...

 

K. Bailey honored for service

ST. PAUL, MINN. (Dec. 8, 2017) – Keith Bailey has been honored by CHS, Inc., the nation's leading farmer-owned cooperative, for contributing 25 years of service to strengthening and growing the...

 

The Year in Review

January The local girl scout troop worked hard to raise funds for a planned trip to Washington, D.C., scheduled for the coming summer. The girls teamed with volunteers from Christ Lutheran Church in Odessa to carry out a textile drive through a...

 

Letter to the Editor: Is political correctness being taken too far?

To the Editor: Changes, changes, changes. Amendments, appeals, initiatives, etc. in politics, the culture/media/society of our state/county/country/world. Voting is just the first step. Now we need to communicate, directly (phone, townhall meetings,...

 

Letter to the Editor: Writer finds new tax bill onerous and misleading

To the Editor: When I think of how the new tax bill is being sold to the public, it reminds me of my years in Liberia, under President William Tubman. Tubman was dearly loved by the poorest in the country, which actually didn’t make any sense at...

 

Addiction, mental health stigma a hurdle

It’s called “NIMBY-ism” and it can kill if left to fester. Short for “not in my backyard,” this community-reinforced roadblock often prevents drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities from opening, and that means those in the throes of...

 

Welcome to My Kitchen

Happy 2018. Long time readers may remember, I like to start the new year by sorting out my pantry, making plans to use items nearing a pull date or donating to the food bank so they don’t go to...

 

Pastor's Corner

Last month, my Pastor’s Corner article explained the “call” process of the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod. Over the past six weeks, I considered a call to serve as pastor of Immanuel Luthera...

 

Calling all creative kids

Spokane Ag Expo challenges your kids to be creative over the Holiday school break. Instead of spending time in front of a TV or with their mobile device, have them dream up and create a project for Expo’s “Kids Creative Corner.” It could be...

 

HS boys basketball

Chewelah The Tigers traveled to Chewelah last Saturday, where they were defeated 76-62 in a non-league game. The Tigers trailed throughout the game but fought hard, as did their opponents. The many...

 

HS girls basketball

Chewelah In a nonleague game on Saturday, December 30, Chewelah defeated the Tigers by a score of 49-32. Odessa 4 4 15 9     32 Chewelah 15 11 12 11     49 Odessa got...

 

SAIL classes part of FBLA project

Congratulations to the Odessa High School chapter of Future Business Leaders of America for taking home the top prize for the 2017 Hundred Dollar Project! This creative and determined team of high school freshmen managed to make a huge impact on...

 

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 possible...

 

Harrington news

Rocklyn Zion Chapel Wednesday, December 27, the Rocklyn Zion Chapel held a Christmas Hymn Sing at 6 p.m. Beautiful prelude music was played by Cheryl Beymer and a hearty “Welcome” was given by Judy Mielke. Pastor Kim Kruger opened the service in...

 

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