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Veterans Day activities in Odessa

The 2015 Veterans Day dinner and continuous membership awards program were held November 11 in the social hall of Heritage Church in Odessa. Members of VFW Post #7395 and American Legion Post #105...

 
 By Matt Harris    News    November 19, 2015

Value of Odessa potatoes

In Washington state, low mountain snowpack has caused the governor to declare a statewide drought emergency for this summer. However, for the majority of the growers in the Odessa Subarea region that use groundwater, these conditions are nothing new....

 

National recognition for OMHC

Odessa Memorial Healthcare Center has been recognized by iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in outcomes, reflecting top quartile performance among all acute care...

 

Harrington news

Veterans Day program The yearly Harrington Veterans Day Program organized by history teacher Mike Cronrath was held November 10, at 10:15 a.m. at the Harrington school gymnasium. Panels of art displays created by the students graced the pathway...

 

Beware of scams as holidays approach

In 2014, Americans donated an estimated $350 billion to charities. A generous country we are, but how much of those funds actually benefit those in need? You might not want to know. There are good charities. There are bad charities. And there are...

 

BBCC students can enter best-writing contest

A student writing contest is being hosted by the English Skills Lab and the William C. Bonaudi Library for fall and winter quarters of the 2015-16 academic year. The judges are looking for academic essays or research papers, poems, plays or song lyri...

 

Planned Parenthood did not violate laws, says Wash. AG

On July 22 and 29, 2015, the Attorney General’s Office received letters from members of the State House of Representatives and the State Senate, respectively, requesting that the office conduct an investigation of Planned Parenthood. Attorney...

 

SAIL classes at OTH are popular with over-65 crowd

Odessa seniors, age 65 and older, have filled two classes that meet twice a week in Odessa's Old Town Hall from 9:30 to 10:30 and from 10:45 to 11:45 on Wednesdays and Thursdays. The groups meet separately with instructor Kelly Weber, an employee of...

 

Ask Dr. Universe

Hi, there. I’m Dr. Universe. Wendy Sue Universe, that is. Ever since I was a kitten, I’ve been digging in the dirt, gazing at the stars, exploring new places and searching for answers to questions about our world. Still, some people are...

 

Turkey Carnival Saturday

The Odessa Lions Club's 74th annual Turkey Carnival is Saturday, November 21, at the Odessa Community Center. The action kicks off at 2 p.m., with food being served. Bingo games begin at 3 p.m. and...

 

John Wayne Trail needs preservation

Member of the Tekoa City Council and president of the Tekoa Trail and Trestle Association. During the final budget conferences of the 2015 legislative session, behind closed doors, Representative Joe Schmick (9th District, Colfax) placed into the...

 

Letter to the Editor: Reader likes Record's news of Odessa, Harrington areas

Thank you so much for the news you print. I grew up in your area. I was the first wedding at Zion Emmanuel on January 1, 1959. But Harrington was my town – first through 12th grade in Harrington schools. So I do appreciate the local news. I’ve...

 

Privacy – a seven-letter word that means so much

Privacy. Just a small seven-letter word that most people don’t think they have a problem with. As a matter of fact, most people probably don’t think about it at all. Maybe this is something that we should all reconsider, and it starts with the...

 

Wyatt James Williams born November 13

Wyatt James Williams was born November 13, 2015, at 2:04 p.m. at Samaratin Hospital in Moses Lake to Jim and Julie Williams of Odessa. He weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 18 inches long. He...

 

Death notice

Former Odessa resident Ronald G. Walter died November 15 at his home in Spokane. A full obituary will follow in next week’s issue of The Record....

 

Titan volleyball team takes 8th place at state tourney

The Lady Titans won two out of four matches and placed eighth at state this past Friday in the Yakima Sun Dome. The first-round match last Friday was a loss against Christian Faith which went on to take third place in the tournament. CFaith 25 25 25...

 

Odessa FFA judges potatoes at Grant County Fairgrounds

Members of the Odessa FFA chapter competed in the Washington State FFA Potato Career Development Event at the Grant County Fairgrounds last Friday. This was the first of the state competitions that took place this year. Members judged 100 potatoes...

 

Titans end state bid, lose to Richland's Liberty Christian

It was an exciting end to a great season for the Odessa-Harrington Titans football team when they lost to Liberty Christian by 30 points Friday November 13. The Liberty Christian Patriots were able to hold the Titans and prevent them from scoring...

 

Titans on all-opponent team

Named to the all-opponent high-school volleyball team for the O-H Titans were Lanessa Simon, Katie DeWulf and Shelbey Watkins. Honorable mention went to Casey Schlomer. The awards ceremony for the members of the O-H volleyball team (selected by 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...

 

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