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Harvest has begun: Be safe, prevent fires, yield to trucks

As we go to press this week, harvest has yet to start within the closest environs of Odessa, although the station of the Odessa Trading Co. at Batum began receiving hard red winter wheat last week. Th...

 
 News    July 20, 2017 

Whooping cough (pertussis) cases appear again in Grant County

GRANT COUNTY, WA – Grant County Health District staff are investigating 12 confirmed cases of pertussis (whooping cough), with additional tests pending. All confirmed cases are within the Ephrata and Moses Lake communities. None of the cases have b...

 
 News    July 20, 2017 

Ferguson says EPA ignoring science about potentially harmful pesticide

OLYMPIA – Attorney General Bob Ferguson has joined a federal lawsuit demanding that Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt complete a scientific safety review of the neurotoxic pesticide chlorpyrifos. Pruitt abruptly halted a review...

 
 By Marjorie Womach    News    July 20, 2017 

Harrington news

HOHS July 10, Monday evening at 7 p.m., the Harrington Opera House Society met in the Art Room with the following persons present: Billie Herron, Mark and Sheryl Stedman, Edwin and Bunny Haugan,...

 

Fourth of July picnic by firemen is calm, quiet, not too hot

Independence Day in Odessa was a relatively calm and quiet affair, with only a few evening fireworks disturbing the peaceful, small-town atmosphere that prevailed most of the day. The members of the...

 

Council/Chamber

As reported at Monday evening’s town council meeting, Odessa police chief Tom Clark is very pleased with a computer application now available to Odessa residents that allows alerts to be issued on...

 
 By Terri King    News    July 13, 2017

Odessa shines in Anaheim

Anaheim, California was the destination for 29 members of Odessa High School’s Future Business Leaders of America chapter competing in the 2017 National Leadership Conference. Over 12,000 students were in attendance competing in nearly 100 events....

 

Correction

The last three individuals in the 1957 group photo should have been identified as Leota (Sackman) Greenwalt, Janice (Giese) Graham and Patty (Gross) Bischoff....

 

Harrington news

Allen Barth Memorial Saturday, July 15, is the date for the Allen Barth Memorial and Pig Roast which Allen had planned more than a month ago as a fundraiser for the PDA. This event will begin at 10 a.m. and continue until 3 p.m. with the BBQ to be...

 

Think you might be using too much fertilizer?

Last week, we were unable to publish in color, but thanks to an advertiser who wanted color this week, we can show our readers of the print edition the colorful photos of Odessa waterways. Next time...

 

Fest approaching fast, various groups working hard, work parties coming

The Marketing Committee of the Odessa Chamber has added new members Sara Dirks, Jesse Scheller and Kelsey Scrupps to its current roster of members Lise Ott, Sherrie Frederick, Terrie Schmidt-Crosby an...

 

Disposal of fireworks

State Fire Marshal Charles P. LeBlanc reminds residents that “if you blow it up, clean it up.” Used fireworks can leave behind a great deal of debris. Proper cleanup of firework debris can help reduce the risk of an injury or fire from...

 
 By Marjorie Womach    News    July 6, 2017

Harrington news

Fourth of July, Harrington One of the earliest recorded celebrations of the Fourth of July in Lincoln County was this peculiar mention: “The Davenport fireworks were let off in the suburbs of that city, for the reason, I suppose, no buildings are...

 

Biodiesel plant likely to issue new RFP

It would appear from the discussion by the members of the Odessa Public Development Authority, who met Monday evening, June 19, in the Guild Room of the Odessa hospital, that the biodiesel plant in...

 

Summer Reading Program at library starts July 10

The summer reading program is quickly approaching. Every Monday from July 10 to August 7, children are invited to participate at the Odessa Public Library in the community center at 21 E. First Ave. Children up to second grade will meet from 9 a.m. t...

 
 By Tom Dent    News    June 29, 2017

State legislature update from Rep. Tom Dent

Special sessions have become the norm in Olympia, and we are currently making our way through our second special session this year. However, a couple of things to remember: If we are protecting taxpayer dollars then the extra sessions are worth it....

 

Agnew announces 5th Congressional District bid

Liberty Lake, WA - Political newcomer, Eric Agnew, a Liberty Lake resident and local businessman, has announced his candidacy for Congress. Said Agnew, “Partisan politics have gridlocked Congress and are ripping us apart. At some point everyday, I...

 
 By Marjorie Womach    News    June 29, 2017

Harrington news

PDA The Harrington Public Development Authority met June 20 at city hall, called to order by Vice President Heather Slack. Present were Paul Charlton, Tim Tipton, Jill Plaskon, Jay Gossett, Margie Hall and Bunny Haugan. The group voted to have the...

 

Harrington kids to get books for reaching goals

The Reardan Library just received seven boxes of books from the Feed Your Brain Grant sponsored by School's Out Washington. The Page Ahead Foundation provides these books for children to take home...

 

Be safe, follow the law on fireworks

Deputy State Fire Marshal Lysandra Davis has announced that consumer firework sales across the state will begin at noon on Wednesday, June 28, and continue until 9 p.m. on July 5. State Fire Marshal Charles P. LeBlanc reminds residents to “know...

 

OHS Alumni gather for 81st annual banquet and meeting

The 81st annual Odessa High School alumni banquet last Saturday was a very well attended event. The community center was filled with OHS alumni from the 1940s to the current graduates of 2017. The...

 

Noxious weeds need to go

Noxious weeds on lots within the town limits need to sprayed or hoed out to keep them from spreading. Koshia in particular is growing like crazy right now, and this is a good time to take care of it. The Town of Odessa has an enforceable ordinance...

 

OHS alums

SPOKANE, Wash. – Whitworth University has selected former Pirate player and current Community Colleges of Spokane coach Scott Kramer as the men's golf coach. Whitworth Director of Athletics Tim...

 

New grads qualify for more than $600,000 in scholarships

Scholarships, many of them from local companies and individuals, to the Odessa High School graduating class of 2017 totaled $632,634.08. Several graduates received full academic or athletic scholarships to colleges and universities near and far....

 

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