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 By Byrne Bennett    News 

Mule Days set for this weekend

REARDAN — The 119th edition of Mule Days will begin Friday, June 2 and will conclude with a community church service on Sunday, June 4. The event, founded in 1904, was originally a day of family fun and community fellowship. It... — Updated 6/1/2023

 By Byrne Bennett    Community 

Christian Heritage honors four graduates

EDWALL - The four members of Christian Heritage School's Class of 2023 were recognized at their graduation by family, teachers, friends and community members during a ceremony in... — Updated 6/1/2023

 By Byrne Bennett    News

Reardan banjoist brings talent to state

REARDAN - The banjo is an intriguing instrument. Its twangy, bright and almost metallic sound can't be ignored, especially when in the hands of local 17-year-old junior Liam Hamilto... — Updated 5/25/2023

 By Byrne Bennett    News

Reardan paving project is approved

REARDAN — Town council voted to accept a bid from Shamrock Paving, Inc. for a pavement overlay project at its meeting Thursday, May 18. The project is tentatively scheduled to begin the second week of June. The $316,618 project... — Updated 5/25/2023

 By Byrne Bennett    Sports

Youth soccer league champions crowned

HARRINGTON - Two teams from Davenport and a team from Odessa earned championship trophies at the inaugural Lincoln County Youth Soccer League Tournament Saturday, May 20 and... — Updated 5/25/2023

 By Byrne Bennett    Sports

Youth soccer league started in Lincoln County

HARRINGTON - The high school football field was a palette of color as kids in Lincoln County's new youth soccer league honed their skills in games Saturday, May 13. "We have 175... — Updated 5/18/2023

 By Byrne Bennett    News

Schulz to lead state's FFA

KENNEWICK - The Washington FFA Association elected Reardan High School senior Andrew Schulz as state president at the 93rd Washington State Convention Saturday, May 13 at the Three... — Updated 5/18/2023


FFA program ends year with success

REARDAN - The school's FFA members attended the Washington FFA Convention May 11-1, at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick to determine how they stack up against other... — Updated 5/18/2023

 By Byrne Bennett    News

Two locals share Miss Reardan-Edwall crown

REARDAN - Kerstin Lundgren and Annmarie Bolyard will share the title of Miss Reardan-Edwall after their coronation at the Inland Northwest Rail Museum Sunday, May 7. Outgoing Queen... — Updated 5/11/2023

 By Byrne Bennett    News

Keeping the community on track

REARDAN - Many children are fascinated by trains. Dale Swant was not one of them. As a child he owned "a train set or two," but reading, not trains, was his passion. But his love... — Updated 5/11/2023

 By Byrne Bennett    Sports

Reardan Softball falls on Senior Day

REARDAN-The Screaming Eagles softball team lost both ends of a rainy doubleheader to Asotin 23-3 and 18-6 on Senior Day Tuesday, May 9. In the first game, Reardan pitchers gave up... — Updated 5/11/2023

 By Byrne Bennett    News

Chamber recognizes Youth Ranch

DEEP CREEK - The West Plains Chamber of Commerce held its April 13 meeting at the Jensen Memorial Youth Ranch in recognition of its commitment to local youth and to expose Chamber... — Updated 4/28/2023

 By Byrne Bennett    News

"Village Elders" provide link to past

REARDAN - In many small towns, old codgers wake up early just so they can sit in a circle with their cronies, drink coffee and talk. Here, the R-Store is where the self-proclaimed... — Updated 4/20/2023

 By Byrne Bennett    Sports

Reardan baseball loses to NW Christian

REARDAN — The Screaming Eagles dropped two games to third-ranked Northwest Christian 6-2 and 14-3 Saturday, April 15. The Crusaders entered the two-game set having outscored their opponents 59-20 while posting a 6-1 record. In... — Updated 4/20/2023

 By Byrne Bennett    News

Exchange students embrace Reardan

REARDAN - Wanting to improve their English and wishing to experience life in America, Amandine Deulin and Tran Khan Linh Ho left their homes across the sea to immerse themselves in... — Updated 4/13/2023

 By Byrne Bennett    Sports

Reardan baseball drops three of four

REARDAN - After winning five games in a row, the Screaming Eagles lost 15-1 and 9-2 to non-league opponent Medical Lake in a doubleheader on Wednesday, April 5. They returned to... — Updated 4/13/2023

 By Byrne Bennett    Sports

Reardan's Nelson pitches no-no

REARDAN – On a frigid and blustery day, many spectators were forced to their cars to watch Screaming Eagles' pitcher Tate Nelson deliver a gem against Kettle Falls in a NE2B baseb... — Updated 4/7/2023


Bunny Bingo raises funds

REARDAN - More than 200 people armed with ink daubers took part in the Lions Club's annual Bunny Bingo event at the Community Hall Saturday, April 1. The all-day event featured... — Updated 4/6/2023

 By Byrne Bennett    Sports

Graham steps down as Reardan head coach

REARDAN--After eight years at the helm, head boys basketball coach Brian Graham submitted his resignation to the school board at their meeting Tuesday, March 28. "It's time for me... — Updated 3/31/2023

 By Byrne Bennett    Sports

Reardan boys split with Liberty

REARDAN — The boys baseball team (1-3) notched its first victory this season during a doubleheader Saturday, March 25, against Liberty (Spangle). Liberty (2-2) won the opening game 5-4; Reardan won Game 2, 14-6. Through four... — Updated 3/30/2023

 By Byrne Bennett    Sports

Reardan girls lose 2

REARDAN - The Liberty (Spangle) Lancers swept the Screaming Eagles in a girls 2B fastpitch doubleheader Saturday, March 25. The Lancers (4-0) won the first game, 19-0, and the... — Updated 3/30/2023

 By Byrne Bennett    News

20 years of wheat

REARDAN - When Fred Fleming graduated from Washington State University in 1973, he dreamed of raising a family on his family's farm. Little did he know that one day his innovative... — Updated 3/23/2023

 By Byrne Bennett    News

Council swears in police chief Suniga

REARDAN -Approximately 50 people attended an emotional town council meeting Thursday, March 16, at which time the council accepted former police chief Andy Manke's resignation.... — Updated 3/23/2023


FCCLA students awarded gold medals

WENATCHEE - Six students from Reardan High School's Family, Career and Community Leaders of America program earned gold medals at the State Leadership Conference in Wenatchee,... — Updated 3/23/2023


Stargazing event hosted

REARDAN - The Reardan Edwall Communities Alliance for Prevention Coalition (RECAP) held a Stargazing Family Night Out event, which drew approximately 200 people, at the Inland... — Updated 3/23/2023


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