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47th Deutschesfest ready to welcome visitors

Welcome to Odessa and the Odessa Deutschesfest. This is our town’s moment to shine and to show our hospitality to the many guests who visit us. The festival began in 1971 and is now celebrating its...

 

Correction

In last week's Deutschesfest supplement to The Record, we spelled the name of Biergarten chair Tami Smith incorrectly. She is also serving this year for the third time, not the second, and her co-chair (not vice chair) in Lindsy Starkel. Also...

 

Davenport Theatrical receives grants

Awards from the Columbia Basin Foundation and Washington State Arts Commission will support a countywide production in December. Davenport Theatrical has been awarded two grants for an upcoming production to be performed in December. The play will...

 

Deputies raid illegal marijuana grow

On September 6, 2017, Lincoln County Detectives and Deputies served a warrant just south of Mohler in Lincoln County, Sheriff Wade W. Magers reports. The search warrant was served for an illegal marij...

 

Town Council

A full complement of the Odessa Town Council met Monday evening under the leadership of Mayor Lois Hubbard. Several members of the public were also on hand to either address the council or support...

 

Harrington news

Historical Sketch of Harrington’s Business District in 1899 With Harrington beginning to develop new businesses, it might be interesting to our readers to view the vast number of businesses thriving here more than a hundred years ago. The town had...

 

Free seminar on aging coming to Odessa

Thanks to the Odessa Masonic Lodge #156, Odessa's older residents and anyone else who wishes to participate will have the opportunity to attend a free seminar provided by the Washington Masonic...

 

Fire destroys buildings at Frederick place

A hot, smoky day became even hotter and smokier on Monday as several buildings at a farmstead south of Odessa went up in flames. When firefighters arrived at the scene, the buildings were already...

 

Town Council

The town council met August 28 in the public library. Diana Finkbeiner, representing Odessa Memorial Healthcare Center, requested use of the Old Town Hall for a six-week class on self-management of...

 

Regional wildfires affect air quality in E. Wash.

SPOKANE, Wash.-- Air quality continues to be impacted by regional wildfires and air pollution can intermittently be hazardous for all. Spokane Regional Health District and Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency are urging residents to take precautions to...

 

Partial LC Fair results; more results next week

A partial listing of the awards won by area residents at the Lincoln County Fair follows below. The results of the livestock judging will be provided in next week's paper. In the Open/Adult...

 

Irrigation season is to end October 23

The East Columbia Basin Irrigation District has announced that the 2017 irrigation season will end for all East Columbia Basin Irrigation District deliveries on Monday, October 23, 2017. The final day for delivery changes will be Friday, October 20....

 

Wild Pony Races an event at Davenport's LC fair

Sam Schneider and Jakin Griffin, both of Davenport and Tucker Walter of Odessa participated in Lincoln County Fair's Wild Pony Races. These young men were sponsored by Basin Tree Services. The owners...

 

Harrington news

Harrington Chamber The members of the Harrington Chamber of Commerce have been busy preparing for a successful Harrington Fall Festival and have endeavored to work in conjunction with other organizations toward that goal. Their officers are:...

 

Solar eclipse wows crowds all across America

The total eclipse of the sun that took place Monday of this week was thrilling for most Americans to see. Although the very best viewing (a total eclipse, with 100 percent coverage) was in northern...

 

Steve Siegel running for Odessa mayor

Steve Siegel is running for mayor of Odessa. Why, you might ask? He says he waited until the second-to-last day to file for the position, and at the time no one else had filed. He did not feel it was...

 

D-fest timeline:

Making apple strudel: September 5, 6 and 7 (Tuesday through Thursday) from 8:30 a.m. to about 5 p.m. every day. Call Charlene Kagele at 982-2825 or Laura Estes at 982-2908 to help. Fest committee chairs: Fun Run: Jamie Nelson, 509-254-1443. Parade:...

 

Volunteers paint the town orange

Students, teachers and many community members gathered at Finney Field last week to repaint structures there that have been purple for the duration of the Odessa-Harrington athletic cooperative. Now...

 

Food bank schedule changes

Food bank director Merleen Smith has announced that beginning Thursday, September 21, the food bank will be open the THIRD THURSDAY of each month, with the exception of November and December. The time remains 1:30-3 p.m. Second Harvest in Spokane...

 

Lincoln County horse tests positive for West Nile virus

Lincoln County, WA – For the third year in a row, a horse has tested positive for West Nile virus in Lincoln County, reminding us that mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus are present. “Although we have not had any human cases, we know West...

 

Harrington news

PDA Harrington Public Development Authority met Tuesday at city hall with President Heather Slack at the helm and Jay Kane, Jay Gossett, Bunny Haugan, Jill Plaskon, Marge Womach and Peter Davenport in attendance. Tim Tipton was nominated and voted...

 

Town Council

Mayor pro tem Landon Lobe led Monday evening’s meeting of the Odessa Town Council with only three members present, Lobe and council members Marlene Kramer and Kelly Watkins. Kaylene James addressed the council concerning assistance with setting up...

 

Rail museum celebrates its one-year anniversary

The Inland Northwest Rail Museum marks its first anniversary August 27 at its new location, a 30-acre site at the junction of Highway 2 and Highway 231 South, two miles west of Reardan (25 miles west...

 

Small biz development center coming

(Davenport, WA, August 17, 2017.) Seeking business advice and support is about to get easier for businesses in Lincoln County. The Lincoln County Economic Development Council has arranged for advisors from Spokane’s Small Business Development...

 

Chicks with Sticks league finishes 9-week season

Apryl Wraspir of the Chicks with Sticks golf league reported that week six saw Jax Allen win "closest to the pin" on hole #7. She was 12 feet, 8 inches from the hole. Next was Paige Alloway at 15...

 

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