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Wheat Producers meet in Davenport

DAVENPORT-A packed crowd of wheat farmers jammed into the Lincoln County Fairgrounds meeting hall for the WSU Lincoln-Adams Extension-hosted Wheat Producers Meeting Thursday, Jan.... — Updated 2/3/2023

Area wolf sightings reported

REARDAN – Some area residents are concerned about a perceived increase in wolf presence in Lincoln County. Three wolf sightings have been reported or discussed in the Lincoln County area recently. On Dec. 1, 2022, Brett and... — Updated 2/5/2023

Finkbeiner named new clerk

HARRINGTON-The city here has a new permanent clerk. Donna Finkbeiner replaced Jere Lee in the position in January and has begun work at City Hall. Finkbeiner said she heard of the... — Updated 2/3/2023

Board meets to approve policies

HARRINGTON— The school board had its rescheduled meeting Tuesday, Jan. 31. A new board organization was discussed and approved. Principal Tiffany Clouse talked about the end of the semester and how the CLEAR program is in its... — Updated 2/3/2023

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 2/3/2023

Bills will destroy single-family neighborhoods

Washington State House Bill 1110 and Senate Bill 5190 are identical and are on track for approval. They will destroy city residential zoning codes statewide. This appears to cancel out planning authority and resident input at the... — Updated 2/2/2023

Outgoing CEO requests passage of levy

Odessa Memorial Healthcare Center are proud of the care we provide this Community and proud of how the Community supports us. This year has been a tough year for all health care... — Updated 2/2/2023

Public safety is paramount

Various surveys over the last year continue to show public safety is high on the list of concerns for the average Washingtonian. It doesn't matter if it's someone living in... — Updated 2/2/2023

Barbara Bensik

Barbara Bensik Feb. 10, 1947 – Jan. 30, 2023 Barbara JoAnn Bensik – Passed away on Jan. 30, 2023 in Davenport, Wash. Barbara was born on Feb. 10, 1947 in New York City, N.Y. A Celebration of her life will be held at a later... — Updated 2/2/2023

Albert Donald Kissler

Albert Donald Kissler Mar. 9, 1944 – Jan. 21, 2023 Albert Donald Kissler, of East Wenatchee, Wash., passed away Jan. 21, 2023, at Central Washington Hospital, at 78 years of age.... — Updated 2/2/2023

Paul W. Hein

Paul W. Hein Jul. 3, 1936 – Jan. 23, 2023 Paul W. Hein, 86, went to be with his Lord on Jan. 23, 2023 at the Spokane Veterans Home, Spokane, Wash. Paul was a long-time resident... — Updated 2/2/2023

Local family seeks hope after accident

HARRINGTON-Gary Cox and Carol Richey were enjoying new beginnings here last Christmas break. The couple engaged to be wed in April 2024 had moved themselves and their five children... — Updated 2/4/2023

Birthdays and anniversaries

Davenport birthdays Feb. 3: Blake Warwick, Jeanne Morrison, Sydney Abbott, Braelynn Carruth, Susan Coffman, Jason Raugust Feb. 4: Dawn Shaver, Grayson Sawyer Feb. 5: Don Larson, Erin Utley, Avery Young, Jeff Barkdull Feb. 6:... — Updated 2/3/2023

Welcome to My Kitchen

Meal planning as a season ends can get stuck in the rut of the same old thing. Adding a new side dish and company meals will bring interest to every day. Debbie Buscher brought a... — Updated 2/2/2023

Davenport FBLA advances to state

DAVENPORT-- 22 members of the Davenport FBLA chapter competed in person at the Northeast Region FBLA Winter Business Leadership Conference Monday, Jan. 30.M embers competed in a... — Updated 2/3/2023

Davenport wins wrestling league dual

RITZVILLE-Local wrestlers appear to be in a good spot as regionals and state approaches. Davenport won the league championship duals Saturday, Jan. 28 in the final team meet of the... — Updated 2/3/2023

Tiger girls fall to Wilbur-Creston

ODESSA-The Tiger girls team fell to the Wilbur-Creston-Keller Wildcats 49-39 on Senior Night Saturday, Jan. 28. Junior Hayden Schuh made the first two points of the game. The... — Updated 2/3/2023

Gorillas top seed at Districts

DAVENPORT-Senior Night against the Kettle Falls Bulldogs was a time to celebrate the Gorilla boys' whopping 10 fellows heading for graduation in June playing their last home game.... — Updated 2/3/2023

Girls pull away on Senior Night

DAVENPORT-After a heartbreaking loss to Northwest Christian the night before, the Gorilla girls made sure their two seniors didn't suffer the same fate on Senior Night by... — Updated 2/3/2023

Reardan girls fall to Saint George's

REARDAN – Saint George's maintained its hold on second place in the NE2B league with a 38-23 win over the Screaming Eagles Saturday, Jan. 28. The Dragons showed their shooting... — Updated 2/3/2023

St. George's spoils Reardan Senior Night

After beating Kettle Falls by nine points 24 hours earlier, the Screaming Eagles' boys basketball team fell to Saint George's 63-54, Friday, Jan. 28. In a season of ups-and-downs,... — Updated 2/3/2023

Tiger boys thumped by Wildcats

ODESSA-The Tiger boys basketball team suffered a rough loss to the Wilbur-Creston Wildcats 62-36 Saturday, Jan. 28. Senior Collin Martin, juniors Zach Classen and Dakota Steward... — Updated 2/3/2023

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