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 By Drew Lawson    Sports 

Gorilla girls rout Reardan

REARDAN - On Jan. 3, the Liberty Lancers traveled to Davenport and destroyed the Gorillas 60-38. Since that relatively surprising beatdown, Davenport has won six of its last eight... — Updated 1/27/2023

 
 By Drew Lawson    News 

Moritz named to Harrington city council

HARRINGTON - One of Kris Moritz's main questions posed to the previously all-male city council during her interview for a vacant council seat Wednesday, Jan. 25 was: "would you all... — Updated 1/27/2023

 
 By Drew Lawson    News 

Hardy Hardware still plans Ace transition

DAVENPORT - Inventory and financial issues persist, but locally-owned Hardy Hardware still plans to make a transition to join the Ace Hardware franchise, executive assistant Kayla... — Updated 1/27/2023

 
 By Drew Lawson    Community 

Davenport FFA students set big goals

DAVENPORT - The local high school FFA team has come within one or two places of a first-place finish at state in Nursery Landscape the last two years, but hasn't been able to notch... — Updated 1/27/2023

 
 By Drew Lawson    Sports 

Wrestling regular season winds down

RITZVILLE - The wrestling regular season concluded with meets last weekend and a low-key meet in Reardan Wednesday, Jan. 25. Davenport and Reardan will now look ahead to league... — Updated 1/27/2023

 
 By Drew Lawson    Sports 

New postseason wrinkle for NE2B teams

SPOKANE VALLEY - Historically, postseason basketball at the B level has taken place over four exciting weekends throughout the greater Spokane County area. Four weekends apparently... — Updated 1/26/2023

 
 By Drew Lawson    News 

Gilchrist appointed interim commissioner

DAVENPORT - After the three finalists forced the current Lincoln County Commissioners to make what they called the toughest decision of their tenure, Jo Gilchrist was appointed to... — Updated 1/26/2023

 
 By Drew Lawson    News

Three commissioner finalists chosen

DAVENPORT-After a lengthy search by the Lincoln County Republican Central Committee to find three candidates deemed by the Committee to be worthy Republicans, three names were submi... — Updated 1/20/2023

 
 By Drew Lawson    Sports

Colfax girls pull away from Davenport

DAVENPORT-Despite a strong fourth quarter, last Friday's girls basketball game against top-ranked Colfax showed the Gorillas still have a ways to go to reach the Bulldogs' level.... — Updated 1/20/2023

 
 By Drew Lawson    Sports

Greeny voted into WIAA Hall of Fame

DAVENPORT-Former three-sport local star and current Washington State University head volleyball coach Jennifer (Stinson) Greeny was voted as a member of the WIAA Hall of Fame Class... — Updated 1/20/2023

 
 By Drew Lawson    News

Hawk Creek Road to be paved

DAVENPORT-In April 1993, representatives from Seven Bays and Deer Meadows were the featured speakers at a Chamber of Commerce meeting. They spoke to argue that Hawk Creek Road from... — Updated 1/20/2023

 
 By Drew Lawson    News

Davenport Senior Center temporarily closing

DAVENPORT-The local Senior Center temporarily closed Thursday, Jan. 12, taking away its service of providing meals to senior citizens. "Due to the present economy, high cost of fuel... — Updated 1/20/2023

 
 By Drew Lawson    Community

Reardan FFA presents to commissioners

DAVENPORT-Reardan's FFA team was back in the commissioner's chambers for its annual presentation to the Lincoln County Commissioners Tuesday, Jan. 17. This year, the group of five... — Updated 1/20/2023

 
 By Drew Lawson    Sports

Davenport defeats Colfax curse

DAVENPORT-Feb. 25, 2010 in the District 7 Championship. That was the last time the Gorilla boys basketball team knocked off the Colfax Bulldogs. That is, until Friday, Jan. 6,... — Updated 1/20/2023

 
 By Drew Lawson    Sports

Gorillas second, Screaming Eagles eighth in Tonasket

TONASKET-Lincoln County wrestlers had another strong showing at the Apple Pie Invite Saturday, Jan. 14. Davenport took second with 135 points, while Reardan was eighth with 90... — Updated 1/20/2023

 
 By Drew Lawson    Sports

Davenport girls win three straight

DAVENPORT-After getting routed at home by the Liberty Lancers last Tuesday, the Davenport girls decided to do the routing themselves with three straight convincing victories over... — Updated 1/13/2023

 
 By Drew Lawson    News

Can We Grow?

DAVENPORT—Those who live in Lincoln County typically tout their personal advantages of living here: Small-town life, getting away from the city, friendly communities and affordable cost-of-living rates. But can the county... — Updated 1/12/2023

 
 By Drew Lawson    News

Three Odessa levies on the ballot

ODESSA—The school district here prefers to run its operational and capital improvement levies on an annual basis instead of on a two-or-three year basis. This year, there’s a third levy to raise funds for a new school bus... — Updated 1/12/2023

 
 By Drew Lawson    News

One-year levy sought by Cemetery District No. 7

SPRAGUE—Taxpayers are being asked to help Cemetery District No. 7 fund cemetery maintenance and operation expenses through a regular property tax levy on the Feb. 14 special election ballot. The levy would be collected for one... — Updated 1/12/2023

 
 By Drew Lawson    News

Sprague School District lobbies levy

SPRAGUE—The school district here needs funds to continue providing the services it presently does, and is counting on the will of the voters to provide that money through a replacement levy on the ballot in the Feb. 14 special... — Updated 1/12/2023

 
 By Drew Lawson    News

Hospital District poses annual levy

ODESSA—Lincoln Hospital District No. 1 voters will be asked to do what they’ve historically been willing to do in the special election coming up Tuesday, Feb. 14: pass a one-year operation and maintenance levy. The estimated... — Updated 1/12/2023

 
 By Drew Lawson    Sports

Davenport boys stay winning

and Reardan wrestling can be found on our website at odessarecord.com this week. DAVENPORT-After a tough loss to Liberty nine days ago while shorthanded, the Gorilla boys got back... — Updated 1/12/2023

 
 By Drew Lawson    Sports

Lancers slide by Gorillas

DAVENPORT - In a close dual that featured solely wins by pin and forfeit, the Liberty Lancers were able to hold off the Gorillas 42-36 despite a late Davenport surge in a wrestling... — Updated 1/5/2023

 
 By Drew Lawson    News

Sweet hopes for apartment expansion

DAVENPORT — Mayor Brad Sweet hopes to see more apartment complexes and housing developments in the city, he said during an annual mayor and media meeting with The Record-Times this week. Sweet said he met with a contractor who... — Updated 1/5/2023

 
 By Drew Lawson    News

Two commissioner candidates deemed not Republican

DAVENPORT — Only two of the four candidates that applied for the District No. 1 Lincoln County Commissioner seat vacated by Mark Stedman’s retirement at the end of 2022 were deemed to be true Republicans by the Lincoln County R... — Updated 1/5/2023

 

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