Harrington schools hire para-educator

HARRINGTON – Ashlee Green, 18, has been hired as a paraprofessional educator for Harrington schools. Paraeducators help teachers and may perform other duties such as helping in... — Updated 2/25/2020

Davenport Building Supply closes its doors

DAVENPORT – The only hardware store in town, Davenport Building Supply, has shuttered its doors. A closed sign hangs on the front glass door of the Morgan Street business, but... — Updated 2/25/2020

Sheriff's deputies arrest mail thieves

DAVENPORT — Two people were booked into the Lincoln County Jail following their arrests for alleged mail thefts Feb. 11. Karalynn Solis, 35, and Leora Guery, 36, were both booked into the jail, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s... — Updated 2/25/2020

Moffet sets state scoring record

MEDICAL LAKE - Odessa's Ryan Moffet at a district playoff game against Cusick in Medical Lake became the all-time state high school basketball scorer last Saturday. He broke the... — Updated 2/25/2020

High-capacity magazine ban bill 'dead'

OLYMPIA — A bill that would have limited the number of rounds of ammunition a firearm magazine can hold is “dead” for this legislative session. Substitute House Bill 2240 was on the docket for a second reading in the House,... — Updated 2/20/2020

"Community" means everything in a small town

ODESSA — Life in a small town varies a bit from the city; it’s a bit slower. Rather than running to Wal-mart or McDonalds on the spur of the moment, you usually have to plan... — Updated 2/25/2020

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: A few years ago, I attended a workshop on politics in San Francisco. One of the main ideas taken away from that event was the importance of enthusiasm. Washington state has tried to increase voter participation... — Updated 2/25/2020

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: The latest shootings in downtown Seattle reinforces all the reasons to live here in Odessa! It’s the Big City Curse. Things have changed a lot in the last 60 years since I was a child there. The stuff I did as a... — Updated 2/25/2020

One chance every 10 years to change districting

Washington has the opportunity to review and change the Redistricting Commission every 10 years. This is the group that works in the background making sure the wheels of democracy turn smoothly and fairly. The commission decides... — Updated 2/25/2020

Chester Templin

Chester "Chet" Ernest Alfred Templin passed away at 100 years old on Feb. 2, 2020, in Spokane, Wash., after a battle with pneumonia. Chet was born to German immigrant parents,... — Updated 2/25/2020

One week left in gun club trapshoot competition

Week 7 of the Spokesman-Review Inland Northwest Trapshoot contest was held February 16. Next week is the final week of competition. After the six-week mark, the Marlin/Odessa Gun Club had maintained its second-place position... — Updated 2/25/2020

Vaccination clinic set March 22 in Harrington

HARRINGTON — There will be a vaccination clinic March 22 in town and a spay/neuter clinic in April at Studebaker garage. Mobile Pet Vet will provide services for the spay/neuter services, officials said. No other details were... — Updated 2/20/2020

FBLA raises $$ for March of Dimes

Odessa High School's FBLA chapter used FBLA Week as an opportunity to raise funds for the March of Dimes. The annual Copper vs. Silver Contest resulted in raising over $116 for the... — Updated 2/25/2020

'Buy a Pair, Show You Care' a success

"Thanks to generous supporters from Lincoln County and across the state, the 'Buy a Pair, Show You Care' underwear drive was a huge success," says Odessa High School Future... — Updated 2/25/2020

Tigers defeat Cusick; play Saturday for District championship

Odessa vs. Cusick On February 15, the Tigers played a tough, fast Cusick team in the District 7 tournament held at Medical Lake High School. The Tigers came out on top 70 to 56. Odessa 25 14 20 7     70 Cusick 11... — Updated 2/25/2020

Girls defeat Northport, lose to Inchelium, ACH next

The Odessa Tiger girls completed a successful season in basketball and made it into the District 7 playoffs. Odessa vs. Northport On February 12, the lady Tigers faced off against... — Updated 2/25/2020

Court Report

Sheriff and jail 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... — Updated 2/25/2020

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