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Government and community meetings for Sept. 10-16 Wednesday, Sept. 15 Sprague city council at 6 p.m. in City Hall Thursday, Sept. 16 Lincoln Hospital Board of Commissioners meeting at 3:30 p.m. in the board room Reardan town... — Updated 9/9/2021

Motorcycle rider flees crash in Davenport

DAVENPORT – The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) is still searching for the rider of a motorcycle that rear-ended an SUV just east of here Sunday morning, Sept. 5. According to LCSO, the rider is suspected to be a white... — Updated 9/9/2021

Reardan council tables three business items

REARDAN – A short-handed council elected to table three items at the Sept. 2 meeting. In the absence of Clay Soliday and Dan Graham, unfinished business concerning the planning commission and the police policy manual and new... — Updated 9/9/2021

Times Lines

Telford Rest Area closes due to tank issue Many locals were surprised and confused when the Department of Transportation announced that Telford Rest Area would be closed until further notice without giving a reason Friday, Sept.... — Updated 9/9/2021

Impact of Whitney Road fire one year later

By Drew Lawson The Times DAVENPORT – Labor Day 2020 was a day that will live in infamy throughout the Pacific Northwest, as several fires ignited that fateful Sept. 7 and caused... — Updated 9/16/2021

Lincoln County water levels remain low

DAVENPORT – Lincoln County’s water levels have been steadily decreasing for quite some time, and this year’s drought that has brought minimal precipitation to the county... — Updated 9/9/2021

At-home cake shop opens in Davenport

DAVENPORT-Jodie Wilkinson moved to town two months ago, and she brought her baking business with her. The new shop, "Jodie Cakes and Bakes," is run out of Wilkinson's home on Ninth... — Updated 9/10/2021

Where were you that fateful day?

DAVENPORT – Saturday, Sept. 11 marks the 20-year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks by militant Islamist terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States. The... — Updated 9/11/2021

Researcher asks readers to look at old letters

HARRINGTON – Historic researcher and storyteller Rebecca Hom has asked for our readers to look in their family's old letters and see if they have any information regarding the WASPs from World War II. As unlikely as it seems,... — Updated 9/9/2021

Odessa kids at the Fair

DAVENPORT – Two Odessa youngsters who entered the annual premium book cover contest have been named the winners in their respective age groups. The entries were submitted last... — Updated 9/16/2021

Coronavirus vaccinations showing health, employment improvements

It is not surprising that COVID-19, which ravaged the world, was disastrous for our country’s economy. Millions died from COVID complications; offices, stores and factories closed; and people were forced to quarantine at home.... — Updated 9/9/2021

Hydrogen model could work in-state

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics were billed as the “Hydrogen Olympics” Then along came COVID and sporting events worldwide were put on hold. The summer games were delayed until 2021. Postponing the games cost Japan billions and... — Updated 9/9/2021

The impact of September 11 on America

Sept. 11, 2001 – a day that no American who lived to see will ever forget. I was recently asked about where I was that day, and I remember it keenly, deeply. I think it's a question every American has an answer to-a moment... — Updated 9/10/2021

John D Garber

John D Garber, 75, beloved father, brother, and uncle, passed away on Aug. 24, 2021 in Spokane, Wash. John was born in Spokane to Carl Garber and Bernice (Weyen) Garber on Oct. 12,... — Updated 9/9/2021

Lincoln County Fair Results

Adult and Youth Booth & Displays Vendor – Lincoln County Solid Waste Best of Show Grange Booths – Bluestem Grange 1st Place Other Booths Cat Nip Acres Commissioners Award... — Updated 9/10/2021

2021 FBLA Burger Barn a success

Davenport – Future Business Leaders of America and Softball would like to thank those that helped make this year's Burger Barn a success. Davenport Family Foods Katelyn Bell... — Updated 9/9/2021

Welcome to My Kitchen

Apples, zucchini and back to school snacks. How can we combine the bounty of early fall with the need for afterschool snacks? Granola is a favorite of many and may include dried... — Updated 9/9/2021

Reardan holds off Oroville in nonleague showdown

REARDAN--It wasn't always pretty, but the home team was able to notch a victory for the first time this season. Senior Abe Nelson was key as Reardan knocked off the Oroville... — Updated 9/11/2021

Gorillas drop heartbreaker to Lind-Ritzville/Sprague

DAVENPORT--The hometown Gorillas marched the ball up and down the field in Friday night's contest against the No. 9 ranked Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Broncos, being stopped from... — Updated 9/13/2021

Reardan ties Colville in soccer opener

REARDAN--A battle of two schools changing their mascots from "Indians" following House Bill 1356's signing into law earlier this year ended in a tie on the soccer pitch. Reardan's... — Updated 9/10/2021

Reardan volleyball topped by UCA

REARDAN – The 2021 fall season didn't get off to an optimal start for the Reardan volleyball team. The varsity girls fell to the Upper Columbia Academy Lions at home in four sets... — Updated 9/9/2021

Gorillas gut Colfax in season-opener

COLFAX – The 2021 fall football season got off to a roaring start for the hometown Gorillas Friday, Sept. 3. Davenport took a trip and trounced normal NE2B power Colfax 40-14 in... — Updated 9/16/2021

Local sports docket

Varsity games this week for Davenport, Reardan and Harrington Friday, Sept. 10 Davenport football vs. Lind-Ritzville/Sprague @ 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11 Reardan and Harrington cross country invitational at Shadle Park @ 9:30 a.m.... — Updated 9/9/2021

Gorilla volleyball swept at Liberty

SPANGLE – The Davenport girls got off to a rough start in a difficult challenge at the historically mighty Liberty Lancers in the first regular season volleyball match of the season. The Gorillas were swept in straight sets... — Updated 9/9/2021

Reardan routed by NWC 40-0

REARDAN – The Reardan football varsity boys didn’t see their season start the way they wanted it to. After going 0-5 in last year’s truncated, strange winter season, Northwest Christian (Colbert) appears to have leveled up... — Updated 9/9/2021

Odessa girls win tourney

DAVENPORT – The Odessa Tiger varsity volleyball squad won the all-day tournament held in Davenport Saturday, Sept. 4. Throughout the day, the participating teams played each of... — Updated 9/16/2021

Tiger football wins 72-26

ODESSA – The Odessa Tiger football team's season is off to a winning start. Facing DeSales High of Walla Walla in non-league action at home last Friday, Sept. 3, the Tigers... — Updated 9/16/2021

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