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When COVID-19 increased family time and heightened boredom, Marcella Buter, her husband Joseph and her two children, Aijia and Avery Bower, set to work building this model... — Updated 10/30/2020

Oct. 23 "snowiest" on record

DAVENPORT – According to the National Weather Service, the early snowfall last Friday made Oct. 23 the “snowiest” on record for the City of Davenport. The city received 3.2 inches of snow that day. The new record is... — Updated 10/30/2020

Rejected ballot? Here's what to do

LINCOLN COUNTY – Of the 7,853 registered voters in eastern Washington’s Lincoln County, 3,506 had submitted their ballots as of as of October 27 for a total of 44.6 percent of its voting public. In all of Lincoln County, only... — Updated 10/30/2020


Ag rally draws over 50 vehicles

REARDAN – A gathering of conservative community members made up the first "Ag Rally" near Reardan on Oct. 25, giving residents a chance to express their political thoughts just... — Updated 10/30/2020

Early deer season netting low harvest

DAVENPORT – It appears that this year’s ammo shortfall didn’t encourage the deer population to reveal themselves to hunters, as early hunting season has netted the smallest harvest in some time. “It’s probably one of... — Updated 10/30/2020

Hunter forced to shoot wolf near Colville

COLVILLE – A hunter in the Colville area was forced to shoot and kill a young male wolf earlier this month in order to escape a wolf pack that was encircling him. “The man called us as soon as he managed to get back to a... — Updated 10/30/2020


Let HER buck!

DAVENPORT - They may be on a bucking horse in Montana, or riding bulls in Colorado or parking their gear bag behind the chutes at practice pens near Reardan. They are often smaller... — Updated 10/30/2020


Gorillas get ready

DAVENPORT--Davenport student-athletes have been practicing football, soccer and volleyball since Oct.... — Updated 10/30/2020

OUR VIEW: Voters should reject R-90, support Espinoza

Olympia is clearly out of touch with Eastern Washington, and you won’t have to look any further than your ballot to figure that out. In addition to the East versus West gubernatorial battle, you’ll find Referendum 90, pitting... — Updated 10/30/2020


No good reason why a government shutdown should occur, even in a deficit

DURING the last two state budget cycles, Washington lawmakers have come dangerously close to forcing a government shutdown due to failures in the budget process. The current... — Updated 10/30/2020

Looking back: Oct. 29 issue

70 Years Ago Oct 26th, 1950 LINCOLN COUNTY GOES ELECTRIC The week marks the tenth anniversary of the date the first Lincoln Cooperative power lines were energized. The Lincoln Electric Cooperative is owned by farmers and serves... — Updated 10/30/2020


Janet Paul

Janet passed away peacefully on October 23, 2020 in Davenport, WA after a long battle with Dementia. Janet was born January 2, 1934 in Spokane, WA to James and Genevieve Clinton.... — Updated 10/30/2020

Rosman awarded OSU scholarship

STILLWATER, Oklahoma – Lincoln County student, Matthew Rosman, was recently honored by the Oklahoma State University Ferguson College of Agriculture with an academic scholarship for the 2020-2021 academic year. The scholarship... — Updated 10/30/2020

Public records: Oct. 29 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 10/30/2020

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