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Meet Odessa's newest postmaster Andria Payne

Andria Payne is Odessa's newest postmaster. A native of eastern Washington, she was born in Soap Lake and graduated from Ephrata High School in 1997. She has worked for the U.S. Postal Service for...

Reward offered in Grant Co. haystack arson fires

According to the Grant County Sheriff’s Office, the Arson Alarm Foundation is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the 2019 Grant County haystack arsons. To be...

Milestone events coming in year 2020

The November 12 meeting of the Odessa Chamber of Commerce was held at noon in the public library with several guests in attendance. Hospital administrator Mo Sheldon introduced James DeDeaux, a mental health provider who has been hired as a member...

Holidays galore: Thanksgiving, plus Christmas concerts, sales & celebration

By MARJORIE WOMACH Thanksgiving Dinner Approximately 50 people were present for Thanksgiving dinner at the Harrington Community Church on Thursday. The event started at 11 a.m. in the meeting room...

Multi-state outbreak of E.coli linked to lettuce

OLYMPIA – Officials at the Washington State Department of Health advised the public to avoid eating romaine lettuce harvested from the Salinas, California growing region. Two Washington cases are now included in the multi-state outbreak of Shiga...

Thanks to local medical community from U of W

To the Editor: At this time of Thanksgiving, we pause to give thanks to those who enrich our lives. At the University of Washington School of Medicine in partnership with Gonzaga University, we are especially grateful for the growing community of...

Constitution is a plan for war and peace decisions

To the Editor: Every year Nancy and I start vegetables indoors in little cups. Within a few months we take them outside to plant. We have gotten very good at nurturing our plants from sprouting to harvesting. And, come planting time, we love the...

Football, wrestling and doomed cesspools

100 years ago The Odessa Record December 7, 1919 News updates: Weber, Schimke and Schatz as councilmen and Reiman as treasurer were elected without a dissenting vote at the city election. A blizzard, followed by zero weather, hit this week. Summer...

Childhood favorites plus one maybe two more

December is the month for stocking up on baking supplies. Stores offer many items on sale for the season. It is the best time to purchase spices, as even on sale they can be quite expensive and...

He will be Immanuel which means, "God with us."

December is the month in which we celebrate not only the birth of the long awaited messiah, but also the foundational fact of Christianity that the second person of the Trinity became fully human while in no way ceasing to be the eternal Son of...

Odessa to face Naselle for 1B championship

The Odessa Tigers will defend their football championship title against Naselle next Saturday, December 7, in a game to start at noon in Tacoma at Mt. Tahoma Stadium after Odessa overwhelmed the...

Odessa's Marcus King among MaxPreps/USA honorees of the week

The MaxPreps/USA Football Players of the Week honors eight top high school football performers each week throughout the United States. Selected by USA Football, players are chosen based upon statistics that are submitted to MaxPreps. Each winner...

Sheriff's report

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 possible criminal or...

Courthouse report

SUPERIOR COURT John F. Strohmaier, Judge Criminal Sentencings Jonathan J. Anderson, 43, pleaded guilty to criminal impersonation in the first degree and was sentenced to six months in jail and fined $500. Alicia A. Hobday, 46, pleaded guilty to...

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