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Manweller, Warnick visit newest areas of Dsitrict 13

On a swing through eastern Washington, District 13 state representatives Matt Manweller, (R-Ellensberg) and Judy Warnick (R-Moses Lake) made three stops to visit the three newspapers in Lincoln...

 

Economic developments gearing up to (re)open

Meat processing plant nears completion The Livestock Producers Cooperative Association (LPCA) is nearing the completion of its meat processing facility at the Odessa Industrial Park. At Monday nightâ€...

 

McMorris Rogers expecting third

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and her husband, Brian Rodgers have issued the following special announcement about their family: “Being a wife and mother have been the most wonderful and blessed experiences in my li...

 

Broadband planning in Lincoln County

The County’s newly formed Local Technology Planning Team (LTPT) met July 1 to begin formal broadband planning under a grant from the Washington State Broadband Office (WSBO.) Will Saunders, Broadband Program and Policy Director for WSBO, joined the...

 

Charm found in Odessa

Makayla Nelson and Charleigh Cornett brought the object shown in the picture into The Record office on July 15. They said they found it tied to a bench in front of Odessa Foods and decided to...

 

Keep government. religion seperate; keep it peaceful

American Columnist We’ve seen religious fighting too often on television. From Egypt we’ve heard about the power of the Muslim brotherhood and from Afghanistan the fighting between the Sunnis and Shias. We have enough problems in our country and...

 
 By LISE OTT    Opinion    July 18, 2013

Advice from a small town girl

So, I'm sitting around this morning, feeling all glum and gloomy, because I hate summer. That’s right, you read it right. Lise hates summer. Lise has ALWAYS hated summer. I’m pretty sure that if...

 

Stalagmites speak of climate history

Some of the interesting features of certain caves are stalactites and stalagmites, the column-like features that hang down from the ceiling and are built up from the floor. Humans have known of their existence since time immemorial, but it’s only...

 
 By GERALD RAY    Opinion    July 18, 2013

Letter to the Editor; Obama in panic mode

To the Editor: I keep wondering how desperate the Obama people will get to try and get more people to believe that Obamacare will solve our nation’s health care problems. We have problems with health care, but a lot of them are caused by...

 

Arsenic and Old Lace latest in Davenport Theatrical show

As part of Pioneer Days in Davenport this coming weekend, Davenport Theatrical’s performances of Arsenic & Old Lace will take place in the Davenport High School auditorium. Incorrect times were listed on the “Schedule” page of the Pioneer Days...

 

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...

 

Japanese wowed by space

Mitch Wraspir, son of Brian and Debbie Wraspir and grandson of Harley and Apryl Wraspir, accompanied 10 Japanese students from Eastern Washington University to Odessa. Mitch is a student at EWU with...

 
 By DR DUANE PITTS    School    July 18, 2013

"Common Core" explained

As noted last week, the backlash against Common Core State Standards (CCSS) has begun. A look back to two years ago may provide some insight into the current groundswell against the CCSS. In 2010-2011, Marianne Iksic and I examined the English...

 
 By DR DUANE PITTS    School    July 18, 2013

Summer reading series

As we learn from home and research, the most important influence on a child is the parent. Next, we learn that daily support in reading from parents and other adults contributes greatly to the child’s success in reading. Then comes the inevitable...

 

Welcome to My Kitchen

Jam and jelly season is in full swing with rhubarb, strawberries and blueberries already ripe and apricots, peaches and blackberries soon to follow. Jams and jellies are some of the easiest preserving tasks to accomplish, if, you have a good recipe....

 

St. Joseph Catholic Church welcomes a new pastor

The parishioners of St. Joseph Catholic Church are welcoming a new priest, Fr. Kenny St. Hilaire. He has transferred from St. Patrick parish in Spokane and will also be pastoring at Sacred Heart...

 

Moos, Teade wedding set in Valleyford on July 20, 2013

A July 20 wedding in Valleyford, Wash., is planned by Megan Teade and Tyler Moos, both of Edwall. She is the daughter of Steve and Julie Teade of Colfax, and he is the son of Rich and Sandy Moos of...

 
 By PEARSON BURKE    Opinion    July 18, 2013

Market perspective

This past week wheat markets experienced a bit of a rally from their recent lows. Winter wheat harvest moved past the halfway mark and now stands at about 70% complete nationwide. More times than not that signals a rally in the wheat market. This...

 

Wheatland Bank adds brokerage, financial planning

Wheatland Bank, a locally owned 5-Star bank, is proud to announce the addition of Wheatland Wealth Management, a full-service brokerage and financial planning division of Wheatland Bank offering services throughout Investment Centers of America...

 

WSU issues correction to 2013 President's Honor Roll

The President’s Honor Roll at Washington State University recognizes students who stand above the rest with excellent academic performance. To be eligible for the honor roll, undergraduate students must be enrolled in a minimum of nine graded...

 

Odessa Senior Menu

WEDNESDAY, JULY 24: Barbecued chicken, stuffing, broccoli, pea & cheese salad, peaches, roll and pudding. THURSDAY, JULY 25: Lasagna, Caesar salad, Italian vegetables, mixed berries, garlic bread and ice cream. If you are not a regular attendee at...

 

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