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Fest update

The Odessa Chamber of Commerce met Tuesday at noon at Any Occasion Banquet Hall. Amy and Kevin Schaefer of the float committee reported that Miss Odessa Danielle Tebow and Princess Maleah Davison would be attending the Omak Stampede this coming...

 

D-fest timeline:

Making kraut ranzas: July 29 (Saturday), St. Joseph Catholic Church members and friends made their kraut ranzas all in one day. They are in the freezer and ready for Fest. Making apple strudel: September 5, 6 and 7 (Tuesday through Thursday) from...

 

Quilt of Valor awarded to Johnson

Shirley Johnson of Odessa was awarded a "Quilt of Valor" by the Quilts of Valor Foundation. The mission of the Foundation is "to cover service members and veterans touched by war with comforting and...

 

Crop insurance deadlines draw near

SPOKANE, Wash., July 31, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) reminds producers in Idaho, Oregon and Washington states to apply for crop insurance coverage for the 2018 crop year before the sales...

 

Correction

Due to incorrect information supplied to The Record, our article on the Odessa Food Bank stated an incorrect address. The correct address is 111 E. First Avenue. Also incorrect was the reference to being approved to access the Food Bank. Clients of...

 

OCMA to remember Tim Hauge August 15

The Odessa Community Ministerial Association is planning a gathering in remembrance of Pastor Tim Hauge on Tuesday, August 15. The gathering will be in Reiman Park from 6 to 8 p.m. and will include a time for prayer, contemplation and sharing. Those...

 

Wilson Creek man killed in one-vehicle car crash

Near WILSON CREEK, Wash. (06AUGUST2017) – A 47-year-old Wilson Creek man has died in a one-vehicle collision north of Wilson Creek. Thomas Veenstra was driving a 2016 Dodge Challenger which crashed sometime Saturday late afternoon or evening on...

 

Pastor's Corner

During some recent conversations, I didn’t realize how many people are still hurting deeply over the loss of Pastor Tim Hauge. I should have figured that out, knowing how deeply I’m still affected by it and struggling to deal with it, especially...

 

Meet your neighbor

I had a wonderful visit with an awesome lady and learned some history about this area as she told me her story. Alva Richardson was born in Odessa and remembers when, before there was a Deutschesfest,...

 

Welcome to My Kitchen

Summer produce is in abundant supply, as are recipes for the column. I won’t be able to get them all into one issue but will start out with those calling for currently available produce. Carrie Greenwalt shared two of her favorite summertime...

 

Martha Janke

Martha Janke passed away July 24, 2017 in Odessa at the age of 96. Martha was born on September 29, 1920 in Marsh, Montana to Gotthilf and Johanna Speck. She moved to Odessa at the age of 14 to live...

 

Anita A. Borrett

Anita A. Borrett passed away July 29, 2017 at her home in Odessa at the age of 65. She was born on October 29, 1951 in Naga City, Philippines to Julian and Lillian Aquino. She grew up in the...

 

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

Fundraiser and memorial benefit at Studebaker Garage The Studebaker Garage was full of activity prior to the Saturday event of July 15. Cars were being hustled, cleaned, polished and positioned. The...

 

This Week in Odessa History

100 Years Ago The Odessa Record August 10, 1917 O.C.B. decides to incorporate: The Odessa Concert Band made application for incorporation this week under the laws of the state of Washington, the...

 

Farmworker's death motivates march, protest

SUMAS, Wash. – Farmworkers and community members are demanding accountability from Sarbanand Farms in Whatcom County, after a worker died there over the weekend. Workers say Honesto Silva Ibarra complained to his employer about feeling ill before...

 

Ask Dr. Universe

Dear Dr. Universe: I was wondering, how does an eclipse happen? – Susan, 13, San Francisco, CA Dear Susan, It just so happens the Great American Eclipse is coming up on August 21, 2017. This solar eclipse will be the only one visible from across...

 

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