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Winetasting, brew sampling, auctions help OMHC

Friday's winetasting, microbrew sampling and auctions drew the usual large crowd to the community center, as the medical community and the residents of Odessa came together to raise funds for the...

 
 By Lois Hubbard    News    May 11, 2017

Mayor's report

Spring has finally arrived and with it come some new developments and some new challenges for the town. We have set up a Cemetery Improvement Fund that can accept donations for the maintenance, beautification and expansion of the Odessa Cemetery. We...

 

Spring Fling continued: horseshoes, quilt of valor

Horseshoes tournament The horseshoes tournament held Saturday of Spring Fling weekend saw 22 competitors battling it out for prizes. The weather was good, and only an occasional gust of wind...

 

OMHC staff is celebrating National Healthcare Week

May 7-13, 2017 is National Hospital Week. Odessa Memorial Healthcare Center uses the word “healthcare” instead and celebrates National “Healthcare” Week in order to include all the fine professionals who work at the medical center, inclusive...

 
 By Vivianne Poe    Community    May 11, 2017

Meet your neighbors

I am sitting here at my dining room table looking out the window as I prepare to write this column. My thoughts go back to May 24, 2016, the day we moved to Odessa. In my first Meet your neighbors...

 

Harold P. Wacker

December 22, 1965 - April 13, 2017 Harold P. Wacker was born in Odessa to Donald and Janice Wacker. He was named for his two grandfathers Harold W. Haynie and H.P. Wacker. Raised on the family farm,...

 

School board

On April 26, 2017, superintendent Dan Read, principal Jamie Nelson, Ed Deife, Heather Valverde, Chris Crossley and Carmen Weishaar held a workshop in the district office prior to the regular school board meeting for the purpose of discussing...

 

Stitching need not be a solitary endeavor; join in

As witnessed by the annual success of our Spring Fling Quilt Show which just completed its 25th consecutive year this past weekend, there’s a whole lot of stitching going on in Odessa and the surrounding area. Stitching, in all its many forms, can...

 
 By Kathie M. Donahue    News    May 11, 2017

SBA disaster assistance for nonprofits

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to certain private nonprofit organizations in Washington following President Trump’s federal disaster declaration for public assistance as a result of severe winter...

 

Track & Field

The Undeberg Invitational track meet on April 29 saw the Titan boys take third place and the girls 23rd. Boys 1. Kittitas 94 2. NW Christian (Colb.) 79 3. Odessa-Harrington 70 4. Kettle Falls 52.5 5. Royal 43 6. Reardan 42 7. Colfax 41 8. Riverside...

 

Tennis

The Odessa-Harrington girls’ tennis team won the state academic state championship for 1B schools awarded by the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association. The team is coached by Rachel Roberts and includes girls from both...

 

Court 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 criminal or...

 

Ask Dr. Universe

Dear Dr. Universe: How do viruses affect animals? – Gianni, 10, Cayman Islands Dear Gianni, Our planet is home to more than seven million amazing animal species. While we have our differences, we also have something in common: We are all made up...

 

Harrington news

Meeting of HOHS The Harrington Opera House Society met May 1 at 7 p.m. with Ed and Bunny Haugan, Billie and Gordon Herron, Mark Stedman, Cade Clarke, Carol, Linda Wagner, Marge Womach, Karen...

 

Sean Owsley, Blue Mustangs play Spring Fling gig

It's the morning of Saturday, April 29, of Spring Fling in Odessa, and I'm getting ready to follow through on a commitment I made just a few days before. I am meeting Sean Owsley, lead singer of the...

 

This Week in Odessa History

100 Years Ago The Odessa Record May 11, 1917 Six Odessa boys answer the call. Arthur Schatz was one of the smallest young men in Odessa, too short by an inch to meet either army or navy specifications, but he certainly started something when he left...

 

Scott Hutsell to lend state Public Works Board

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Governor Jay Inslee has appointed Scott Hutsell to serve as chair position of the Washington State Public Works Board. Hutsell, a lifetime resident of Washington, currently serves...

 

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