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Clinic hires permanent CEO

ODESSA - The local Memorial Healthcare Clinic hired Brett Antczak as permanent CEO in late February. Antczak's experience spans over two decades and includes managing clinics and... — Updated 3/17/2023

White trial moved to June

DAVENPORT — A 16-year-old boy being tried as an adult on charges of first-degree manslaughter and second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm had his trial date rescheduled for June 7 this week. Koedi V. White of Reardan... — Updated 3/16/2023

Design business in new location

DAVENPORT - The Morgan Street building formerly occupied by Davenport Sporting Goods is now home to 3C Creations and Expressions, a locally-owned business selling designs printed... — Updated 3/17/2023

Reardan hires new police chief

REARDAN - Mikeal Suniga, a former sergeant for the Airway Heights Police Department, was hired as the town's new chief of police effective March 6. He replaced Andy Manke, who... — Updated 3/17/2023

Noxious weed board tax discussed

DAVENPORT — A noxious weed tax assessment is likely to be brought before the Lincoln County Commissioners later in 2023, according to a discussion at city council’s regular meeting Wednesday, March 8. Noxious Weed Control... — Updated 3/16/2023

Cops & Courts

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 3/16/2023

Hospital receiving face lift

ODESSA - Memorial Healthcare Center will be undergoing renovations and construction throughout the year. The clinic will have almost 12,000 square feet of new flooring as well as a... — Updated 3/17/2023

Judges call for county indigent lawyer list

DAVENPORT — Two Lincoln County judges are lobbying to create a rotating indigent counsel list. Superior Court Judge Jeffrey S. Barkdull and District Court Judge Dan B. Johnson addressed the Lincoln County commissioners on the... — Updated 3/16/2023

Proposed tax targets ruralites

The Vehicle Miles Travelled tax, or VMT, is once again raising its ugly head in Olympia in the form of House Bill 1832. It has been rebranded the “Road Usage Charge” (RUC), a... — Updated 3/16/2023

Hospital merger bill threatens rural access

As a senator representing rural Washington, I understand the importance of accessible healthcare for all residents, regardless of where they live. Unfortunately, for far too long,... — Updated 3/16/2023

Ellen Ida Fell

Ellen Ida Fell Aug. 10, 1944 – Mar. 5, 2023 Ellen Ida Fell, age 94, of Reardan, Wash. passed away Mar. 5 at Lincoln County Hospital. She was affectionally known as Mom, Grandma,... — Updated 3/16/2023

Douglas Duane Plinski

Douglas Duane Plinski Nov. 18, 1951 – Mar. 10, 2023 Passed away Mar. 5, 2023 in Davenport, Wash. where he was a lifetime resident. John was born on Jul. 25, 1937 in Reardan,... — Updated 3/16/2023

Calvin John Sawyer

Calvin John Sawyer Jul. 25, 1937 – Mar. 5, 2023 Passed away Mar. 5, 2023 in Davenport, Wash. where he was a lifetime resident. John was born on Jul. 25, 1937 in Reardan, Wash.... — Updated 3/16/2023

Birthdays and Anniversaries

Davenport birthdays March 17: Maetie Harvey, Lisa Semprimoznik, Chance Parker Smith, Dick Wandling, Boone Easley-Cate, Ron Warner, Crystal Sellers March 18: Colton Jenkins, Kayleigh Phillips, Pauline Drefs March 20: Don Strate,... — Updated 3/16/2023

Welcome to My Kitchen

Many delicious soups have been showing up at area soup suppers. Soup is one of the most leisurely meals; though some require elaborate preparation techniques, most are simple.... — Updated 3/16/2023

Roaring 20's came to town

ODESSA- It felt like a step back in time at the 1920's themed chamber banquet Friday, March 10. The banquet returned after a three-year hiatus and had 104 guests in attendance. As... — Updated 3/17/2023

Davenport hosts Bi-County All-Star Game

Odessa senior Grace Nelson is defended by teammate Ashlyn Neilsen at the Bi-County All-Star Game in Davenport Friday, March 10. The All-Star game featured senior basketball players... — Updated 3/17/2023

Will this year's bracket be better than last ?

Drew Lawson is the editor of the Lincoln County Record-Times. The opinions expressed in this column don’t necessarily reflect those of the Record-Times’ staff or those of Free Press Publishing. In this same sports section at... — Updated 3/16/2023

Top wrestlers attend Reardan Elementary

REARDAN – Three local elementary school students have made a big splash in the world of youth wrestling. Lane and Larsen Butterfield and Addie Neufeld are champions in their... — Updated 3/17/2023

Meetings slated about sturgeon season

SPOKANE--The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will host two public meetings in late March to inform anglers of planned changes to future white sturgeon fishing seasons on Lake Roosevelt. Since 2018, the Lake... — Updated 3/15/2023

FFA team to pitch to Fish and Wildlife

WENATCHEE — The Reardan FFA team, which has been presenting on the issue of carnivore and predatory management in Washington to various stakeholders this school year, will give their presentation to the Fish and Wildlife... — Updated 3/15/2023

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