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Four-county Pfizer partnership begins

DAVENPORT – Lincoln County’s share of the Moderna vaccine aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19 has been reduced to zero in the past weeks as the state puts emphasis on mass vaccination sites and winter storms nationwide... — Updated 2/26/2021

COVID, convening and capital

DAVENPORT – The school board discussed whether to reconvene for in-person meetings now that Lincoln County is in Phase 2 of Gov. Jay Inslee’s re-opening at their regular Zoom meeting Feb. 22. They agreed to meet in-person... — Updated 2/26/2021

Trial set for Creston man charged with child molestation

DAVENPORT – Mathew Scott Chafin, 31, of Creston, has a jury trial date and sentencing set for March 30 to determine his sentence after he pled guilty to child molestation in the first degree. Chafin originally entered a guilty... — Updated 2/26/2021

Reardan council carries several motions

REARDAN – Council’s Feb. 18 regular meeting consisted of five new business items, treasurer’s and mayor’s reports, a public comment and a miscellaneous item discussing a loan revision. Council first approved the minutes... — Updated 2/26/2021

Washington state Office of Cyber Security office proposed

OLYMPIA – Reeling from a December dats breach that allowed hackers to access the personal information of roughly 1.6 million state residents, lawmakers are working with Gov. Jay Inslee to establish a new office to protect... — Updated 2/26/2021


1st Buttercup

The first buttercup of 2021 was submitted to The Record this week by Stan Mustard of Odessa. The bright yellow flowers were sighted just beyond the town... — Updated 2/25/2021

2021 Lincoln County tax roll notice

ODESSA – Lincoln County Treasurer Jody Howard has completed the 2021 Tax & Assessment roll for collection, providing notification that the treasurer shall now accept payment and issue receipts for the 2021 taxes and assessments... — Updated 2/25/2021

Council to enforce cleanup of nuisance properties

ODESSA – The hammer is about to fall. After numerous requests via letter and in person, as well as citations issued by Odessa Police, nuisance properties within the Town of Odessa, that are not just unsightly but also health... — Updated 2/25/2021


Vaccine clinic held at community center

ODESSA – The Odessa Clinic sprang into action Monday, when the Lincoln County Health District called to announce that 180 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine would be... — Updated 2/25/2021


Removing Snake River dams is unwise

Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson’s $33 billion plan to remove the lower Snake River dams is unwise. However, if he pushes it, he needs include the impact of breaching dams in his... — Updated 2/25/2021


Eyman vows to appeal First Amendment restrictions

In the past 22 years, by working together with our thousands of heroic supporters, we’ve qualified 17 statewide initiatives for a public vote. They all limited the government’s... — Updated 2/25/2021


Tonia Carruth

Tonia Carruth 1975 - 2021 It is with great sadness that the Carruth family announces the passing of Tonia Carruth, 45, on Feb. 15th, 2021. Tonia was born on Aug.21, 1975 to Eddie... — Updated 2/26/2021


Gerald "Tony" Dennis Lutes

Gerald "Tony" Dennis Lutes 1948 -2021 Gerald "Tony" Dennis Lutes passed away Feb. 18th, 2021 at his home in Sprague, Wash. His years-long battle with multiple myeloma, diabetes,... — Updated 2/26/2021


M. James Kintschi

M. James Kintschi 1930 - 2021 It is with joy in the promise of our Lord's gracious gift of eternal life that we announce the passing of our Dad, Morris James (Jim) Kintschi, into... — Updated 2/26/2021


Darlene Kittilson Eldredge 1931 - 2021

Darlene Kittilson Eldredge, 89, left this earthly realm on Feb.16, 2021, after a 20 year battle with COPD. Though Darlene’s health was failing for years, few people knew the... — Updated 2/25/2021


Part 2: Jewelry heist strikes 1918 Davenport

Editor's Note: See the Feb. 18 issue of The Times for part 1 of this historical feature. As safecracker Edward Leroy Lucas laid dying in the Lincoln County Jail, he requested... — Updated 2/26/2021

Harrington News

HARRINGTON – Friday, Feb 12, the Harrington Library Board (Susan Larmer, Betty Warner, Katie Steward, Grace Moeller and Stacey Rasmussen) met with Librarian Marge Womach and Mayor Nathan Luck to discuss recent changes in the... — Updated 2/25/2021


Welcome to My Kitchen

Recipes do fail. Recently I tried a recipe for orange cake with fresh orange syrup. It was circulating the Internet last December. Taking into consideration different tastes among... — Updated 2/25/2021


Carstens receives two WSBEA awards

DAVENPORT – Elementary school principal Noelle Carstens was honored with two awards by the Washington State Business Education Association (WSBEA) and Western Business... — Updated 2/26/2021

Davenport FBLA chapter members attend leadership conference

DAVENPORT – Throughout the end of January and beginning of February, 22 members of the Davenport FBLA chapter virtually attended the FBLA Winter Business Leadership Conference. Our members competed in a variety of events... — Updated 2/26/2021


Davenport Elementary holds "Kindness Week"

DAVENPORT – Davenport Elementary held a Kindness Week February 8-11! Each day of the week there was a kindness theme: You Matter Monday, Thankful Tuesday, There for you... — Updated 2/26/2021


Reardan rolls in soccer debut

REARDAN – It may have been the inaugural game in program history, but that didn't stop the Reardan Indians from scoring early and often in a 7-1 drubbing of the Kettle Falls... — Updated 2/26/2021

Harrington volleyball scores

Feb. 18 @ Wilbur-Creston: Lost 3 sets to 0 (11-25, 8-25, 7-25). Feb. 20 vs. Mary Walker (Springdale): Lost 3 sets to 0 (3-25, 5-25, 8-25). Feb. 23 @ Wellpinit: Lost 3 sets to 1 (12-25, 25-20, 9-25,... — Updated 2/26/2021


Davenport offense, Reardan's Nelson stand out at jamboree

REARDAN – Football was back in jamboree form Monday, Feb. 22, as the Reardan Indians hosted the Davenport Gorillas and Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Broncos for varsity and junior... — Updated 2/26/2021


Reardan volleyball falls to Odessa, UCA

REARDAN – Melloney Diefe had 21 assists and the Odessa Tigers got a road victory in Reardan over the Indians Thursday, Feb. 18 in straight sets, 25-16, 25-21, 26-24. It was the... — Updated 2/26/2021


Davenport thumps Chewelah for first victory of the season

DAVENPORT-This time, it was the Gorillas doing the sweeping. After getting swept in their first two matches against Lind-Ritzville/Sprague and Liberty, Davenport (1-2) bounced back... — Updated 2/26/2021


Last-minute goal pushes St. George's past Davenport

DAVENPORT-Some late-game heroics from Davenport's Darby Soliday were overshadowed by even later heroics from St. George's Margreit Galow. Galow scored a high-arching goal from... — Updated 2/25/2021


Tigers get first conference win

ODESSA – The Tiger volleyball team opened its season Feb. 18, after the long Covid-induced wait, with a non-league win over Reardan in three straight games. OHS vs. Reardan... — Updated 2/25/2021


Tigers defeat Wellpinit 98-0

ODESSA – The Odessa Tiger football team started off their new season, finally, with a huge win over Wellpinit, 98-0. The boys were itching to get on the field and prove their... — Updated 2/25/2021

Cops and Courts-Feb. 25 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 2/26/2021

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