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Virus surge forces Reardan to go remote

REARDAN—Students in the school district here are studying from home this week as surging COVID-19 cases caused by the Omicron variant forced district leadership to elect for a... — Updated 1/20/2022

Fairchild AFB wing named finalist for award

FAIRCHILD AFB–The 92nd Air Refueling Wing was selected as one of two Air Force finalists for the 2022 Commander-in-Chief's Installation Excellence Award (CINC IEA). This is only... — Updated 1/20/2022

County receives third broadband internet grant

DAVENPORT—Lincoln County has received a third broadband grant toward building fiber in local, small municipalities. This grant, courtesy of the state Broadband Office, is for $5,218,072 and will provide an eight-mile connection... — Updated 1/20/2022

Your Local Government

Government and community meetings for the week of Jan. 21-27 in Davenport, Reardan, Harrington, Edwall and Sprague. If you’d like your organization included in this tab, email Wednesday, Jan. 26 Parks... — Updated 1/20/2022

Commissioners hear update from Lake Roosevelt superintendent

DAVENPORT—The Lincoln County Commissioners heard an update concerning the happenings at Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area from superintendent Dan Foster at the commissioner’s March 18 meeting. The National Parks Service... — Updated 1/20/2022

29 locals make honor roll at CCS

SPOKANE—29 locals from Davenport, Reardan, Edwall, Harrington and Sprague made honor roll at the two community colleges of Spokane, Spokane Falls Community College and Spokane Community College for fall quarter. 1,553 students... — Updated 1/20/2022

The Year in Review

SEPTEMBER Two new practitioners began work at the Odessa Clinic. Russell Jones, a certified nurse practitioner, was hired as a full-time employee. Gregory Proulx, also a certified nurse practitioner, was hired to fill in for... — Updated 1/19/2022

Cheerleaders hype the crowd

OHS cheerleaders try to get the crowd involved during the Jan. 12 game against Moses Lake Christian Academy: Chloe Winkler, Alyssa McKinney, Yvette... — Updated 1/19/2022

Odessa Chamber discusses yearly topics

ODESSA – The Odessa Chamber of Commerce met Jan. 11. Colley Walter presented a proposal to offer presale orders of Deutschesfest Biergarten German Sausage. Orders would have to... — Updated 1/19/2022

Marlin-Odessa Gun Clubs in action

ODESSA – The 104th year of the Spokesman-Review Inland Northwest Trapshoot began Jan. 9, 2022, with the Marlin and Odessa Gun Clubs again joining forces to participate in the oldest and largest shoot of its kind in the U.S.... — Updated 1/19/2022

Privilege serving airmen of Fairchild Air Force Base

For the past 20 months as the 92nd Air Refueling Wing commander, I’ve had the distinct privilege of working for and serving the Airmen of Fairchild Air Force Base. These men and... — Updated 1/20/2022

Letter to the Editor

Walk the Talk 1991. South Georgia. A thirteen-year-old white boy goes to a Black girl about his age crying in the grocery store. They talk for a few minutes. Her crying ends. They talk a bit more. He rejoins his family. Her head... — Updated 1/19/2022

Time to replace state's longterm care legislation

The first order of business when Washington state’s Legislature convenes in Olympia is replacing the state’s new long-term care law. It is fatally flawed. Gov. Jay Inslee and... — Updated 1/19/2022

Buddrius named mayor Pro Tem at meeting

HARRINGTON – The Harrington City Council met for its first session of the new year with mayor pro tem Stephen Hardy calling it to order with council members Peter Davenport, David Buddrius and Joe Armand present, as well as... — Updated 1/19/2022

Students named to college honor rolls

Laela Hardung of Odessa has earned a place on the Spokane Falls Community College honor roll for fall quarter 2021. Students must earn a GPA of 3.0 or higher to be on the honor roll. SFCC offered its congratulations on this... — Updated 1/19/2022

This Week in Odessa History

100 years ago Jan. 20, 1922 Biggest smoker of season. The local members of the American Legion have just completed arrangements for a smoker to be held on Saturday evening, Feb. 4, which promises to be the biggest event of its... — Updated 1/19/2022

Reardan to host "50 Years of Football" banquet

REARDAN-This fall, Reardan's head football coach won't be Eric Nikkola, Dan Graham or Gene Smith. It'll be the first time that's happened since 1968. In light of Nikkola's... — Updated 1/20/2022

Area sports docket

Varsity games, meets and matches this week for Davenport, Reardan and Harrington. All games are subject to postponement or cancellation. Friday, Jan. 21 Davenport wrestling at Rumble at the River at Spokane Convention Center @ 2... — Updated 1/20/2022

COVID causes Gorilla postponements

DAVENPORT—Both of the Gorillas’ varsity matchups last weekend were postponed as the Omicron variant of COVID-19 causes coronavirus numbers to surge nationwide. Friday’s matchup against Lind-Ritzville/Sprague was postponed... — Updated 1/20/2022

Local wrestlers grapple in Spangle, Tonasket

SPANGLE-Liberty High School was the site of a Northeast 2B mix-and-match wrestling meet Thursday, Jan. 13, and Davenport and Reardan's top wrestlers were in attendance. Two days... — Updated 1/20/2022

Reardan girls' win streak snapped at Kettle Falls

KETTLE FALLS—An impressive nine-game win streak by the Reardan varsity girls came to an end Saturday against the Kettle Falls Bulldogs. The Reardan boys, however, pulled off a convincing victory for its second-straight dub Jan.... — Updated 1/20/2022

Tiger girls dominate MLCA team

ODESSA – The only game played last week by the Odessa girls was against Moses Lake Christian Academy. The Tigers overcame the Lions last Wednesday, Jan. 12 Senior Tori Schlomer... — Updated 1/19/2022

Tiger boys lose one, win one

ODESSA – Another week has passed of Covid messing with the basketball schedule. A non-league game against Moses Lake Christian Academy was scheduled for Jan. 11, then postponed... — Updated 1/19/2022

Cops and courts-Jan. 20 issue

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... — Updated 1/20/2022

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