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 News    June 7, 2018 

Local FFA gets $15,000 grant for curriculum items

Odessa agriculture science teacher HaLee Walter and school superintendent Dan Read applied for and have received a grant for $15,000 from the Washington FFA Foundation. The Foundation provides...

 
 News    June 7, 2018 

Alumni banquet attendees

As the June 16 alumni banquet approaches, reservations have been coming in to the staff of Leffel, Otis & Warwick in Odessa. The inductees into the Odessa Athletics Hall of Fame, as announced in last week’s insert into The Record, will also be...

 
 News    June 7, 2018 

FBLA funds to go toward new roof for OTH

On Thursday, May 31, an award ceremony took place on the outdoor stage in downtown Odessa following receipt of the $10,000 check won by the local high school chapter of FBLA in the Lead2Feed program,...

 
 By Marjorie Womach    News    June 7, 2018 

Harrington news

Harrington Food Bank schedule change Beginning July 7, the Harrington Food Bank will be open only the first four Saturdays of each month. There will not be any Friday food bank days. The commodities...

 

Memorial Day boasts perfect weather, little wind

Memorial Day last Monday was celebrated with the usual ceremony at the Odessa Cemetery and earlier in the day at Quail Court. Members of VFW Post #7395 and American Legion Post #105 were on hand to...

 

Town council

The town council met Tuesday, May 29, for its regularly bi-monthly meeting. Since Monday was Memorial Day, the official date for the meeting was the following Tuesday. A public hearing was held...

 

School board

On May 23, 2018, the Board of Directors of Odessa School District #105 held a workshop in the district office at 5:30 p.m. to review the district’s Title/LAP plan, to begin budget preparations and to discuss staffing levels for the upcoming school...

 
 By Marjorie Womach    News    May 31, 2018

Harrington news

Working toward Memorial Weekend In the month preceding Memorial Day, many people contact city hall and the library for information regarding their ancestors. Some of the recent inquiries resulted in the acquisition of the following biographies. Just...

 

FBLA wins $10K for OMHC and $2K for tech

Odessa High School has been awarded $10,000 for their school's nonprofit of choice and $2,000 in technology grants as one of the winners of the Lead2Feed Challenge. Through the Lead2Feed program, Odes...

 

Athletic Hall of Fame

The 2018 inductees into the Odessa Athletic Hall of Fame were to be announced this week in our third annual publication of a commemorative booklet into this week’s issue of The Odessa Record. Things had been perking along nicely, and steady...

 

Memorial Day services

Monday, May 28, Odessa Veterans of Foreign War Post #7395 and Odessa American Legion Post #105 will perform Memorial Day services at 10 a.m. at the hospital and 11 a.m. at the Odessa Cemetery chapel. The services will include a flag salute and...

 

SCAMS, SCAMS, SCAMS!

Lincoln County Sheriff Wade Magers, aware that many elderly and/or low-income residents of the area do not have access to computers or to social media of any kind, is asking area newspapers to warn people of continuing telephone scams that attempt...

 

U.S., Canada negotiate Columbia River Treaty

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 22, 2018) – Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) and Peter DeFazio (OR-4), co-chairs of the bipartisan Northwest Energy Caucus, applauded the start of formal re-negotiations between the United States and Canada on the...

 

Chautauqua tour comes to Sun Lakes

OLYMPIA – May 22, 2018 – The New Old Time Chautauqua and Washington State Parks are teaming up to bring family fun, educational experiences, food and entertainment to Sun Lake-Dry Falls State Park and communities in Ferry, Grant and Okanogan...

 

Harrington news

Cruizin' Harrington The Cruizin' Harrington event last weekend drew a large crowd of visitors from the rural areas around Harrington, as well as from other nearby communities. There was food, a car...

 

Investigating 4 confirmed whooping cough cases

GRANT COUNTY, WA –Grant County Health Officer, Dr. Alexander Brzezny, has issued the following alert to the Grant County healthcare community and media: Grant County Health District staff are investigating four Grant County laboratory confirmed...

 

2018 farmer's market program for area seniors

All voucher distributions are open to seniors 60 years of age and over and is on a first come, first served basis. Participants MUST attest that they are age 60 or over, with income at or below 185%...

 

FFA students attend state convention

A total of 22 students in the Odessa High School chapter of FFA competed at the Washington state FFA convention held in Pullman on May 10-12. The Odessa chapter was recognized for collecting the most...

 

Focus is on connecting local youth to local jobs

Davenport WA, May 15, 2018 – On May 9, WSU Extension provided Washington with a unique opportunity for collaboration around rural workforce issues – a statewide virtual conference on Workforce Solutions through Career Connected Learning. Keynote...

 

Warnick announces bid for second Senate term

Moses Lake, Wash. – Judy Warnick recently announced her decision to run for re-election as 13th district State Senator. Warnick, a Republican from Moses Lake, wants to continue work she started in her first term as a Senator. “When I first ran fo...

 

No Discover Pass needed June 2, 9, 10 at WA parks

OLYMPIA – May 14, 2018 – The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission invites the public to enjoy three free days at state parks in June. On free days, visitors don’t need a Discover Pass for day-use visits by vehicle. The first free...

 
 By Marjorie Womach    News    May 17, 2018

Harrington news

Harrington Opera House On May 7, the members of the Harrington Opera House met for their monthly meeting in the Art Room of the Bank Block with President Linda Wagner presiding. Others in attendance...

 

Crowd fills community center for hospital benefit

The Odessa Community Center was filled almost to capacity last Friday evening for the 27th Annual Wine Tasting, Microbrew Sampling & Auctions. As reported in Danielle Scrupps's article in last...

 

School board

The Board of Directors of Odessa School District #105 met on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 in the district office at 5:30 p.m. to review district policies and procedures and in the high school library at...

 

Harrington news

May Day The city clerk and librarian enjoyed a surprise visit by Tanya Sanford and Linda Colbert with seven delightful ambassadors of good will on May 1. The Kindergarten group included Gideon...

 

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