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 By Jamie Henneman    News

Doxie's Diner open for in-person seating

WILBUR – Doxie's Diner in Wilbur announced on Facebook this week that they are open for in-person seating, as well as providing takeout options. The restaurant is one of many... — Updated 1/20/2021

 
 By Jamie Henneman    News

Two students test positive for COVID-19

DAVENPORT – The local High School switched all students to remote learning this week after two high school students tested positive for Coronavirus. Davenport Superintendent Jim Kowalkowski said the school district is working clo... — Updated 1/20/2021

 
 By Jamie Henneman    News

County passes six-year transportation plan

The Lincoln County Commissioners have passed the county’s six-year transportation plan that includes chip sealing 42 miles of county road and improvement work on the Miles-Creston road. The six-year transport plan must be passed... — Updated 12/31/2020

 
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BLM wild horse and burro auction Jan. 5

DAVENPORT – While online livestock and horse sales aren't anything new, many people are not aware that wild horse and burro adoptions are also offered online. The Bureau of Land... — Updated 12/31/2020

 
 By Jamie Henneman    News

Lincoln County Senior Meals to offer services in February

DAVENPORT – As coronavirus restrictions continue to limit social interactions for people throughout Washington State, a group of individuals in Davenport wants to make sure that seniors are not forgotten. A new organization,... — Updated 12/23/2020

 
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Woman takes plea deal for Lamont house burglary

DAVENPORT – The perpetrator of a house burglary in Lamona in Sept. recently took a plea deal in Lincoln County Superior Court for stealing several items, including watches and a gold tooth crown. Angela Lou Dunson, 38, submitted... — Updated 12/23/2020

 
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Senior living apartments planned for Davenport

DAVENPORT – A doctor’s clinic in Davenport may be converted to senior living apartments this summer with 12 units being offered at the site. A project being developed at Luxury Living LLC aims to convert the medical clinic... — Updated 12/23/2020

 
 By Jamie Henneman    News

A home for the holidays

DAVENPORT – Christmas can be a difficult time for children who have been separated from their families, but a ranch with a special connection to Davenport is ensuring many... — Updated 12/17/2020

 
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State brand department warns of low funds

DAVENPORT – A package of changes to the Washington State Brand Department’s fee structure last year have not helped to solve the department’s cash flow issues, despite cost increases to producers. In a report to the... — Updated 12/17/2020

 
 By Jamie Henneman    News

Virtual Santa photos popular in 2020

DAVENPORT – Celebrating the holidays in 2020 is looking different than in years past in the wake of the coronavirus scare, but one Davenport area photographer is ensuring that... — Updated 12/10/2020

 
 By Jamie Henneman    News

County computer woes continue

DAVENPORT – The Lincoln County computer systems are continuing to be non-functional for the third week as technicians work to rebuild systems that were compromised by an outside source. As of Dec. 7, the Lincoln County... — Updated 12/10/2020

 
 By Jamie Henneman    News

Employee suit against Family Resource Center continues

DAVENPORT – A ruling in the Lincoln County Superior Court in a case involving the Family Resource Center of Lincoln County received a partial decision last month, but key issues in the case have yet to be decided. In 2018,... — Updated 12/10/2020

 
 By Jamie Henneman    News

Soap sales raising funds

REARDAN - A small soap business here is raising funds this season to equip law enforcement with specialized safety lights designed to protect officers on busy roadways. The project... — Updated 12/4/2020

 
 By Jamie Henneman    News

Davenport Airport improvement plan develops

DAVENPORT – A $4.3 million FAA grant to improve the Davenport Airport is continuing to make progress as various parts of the improvement plan are approved by the City Council. A marketing contract with T&O Engineering was... — Updated 12/4/2020

 
 By Jamie Henneman    News

Hometown Christmas cancelled

DAVENPORT – The state imposed Coronavirus restrictions are continuing to have an impact on the Davenport business community, including signaling an uncertain future for the Davenport Chamber of Commerce. Since March of this... — Updated 11/28/2020

 
 By Jamie Henneman    News

A story every day

DAVENPORT – Sue Tebow is not a professor, a professional anthologist, or a university researcher but her daily work falls neatly in the lines of preserving culture as it is... — Updated 11/28/2020

 
 By Jamie Henneman    News

Union talks may go to high court

DAVENPORT – A lawsuit by the Lincoln County Commissioners to ensure that negotiations with public employee labor unions are open to the public has received a ruling from the state appeals court. The decision sets the case to pote... — Updated 11/19/2020

 
 By Jamie Henneman    News

Hospital board set to approve 2021 budget

DAVENPORT – The Lincoln Hospital District is set to review their 2021 budget this Thursday, Nov. 19 with plans to approve a $34 million budget that shows the district in a positive financial state. A preliminary budget was... — Updated 11/19/2020

 
 By Jamie Henneman    News

Harrington Opera House offers "Zoom Room"

HARRINGTON – The Harrington Opera House is offering its online meeting space to community members who may need to attend online meetings for work or school during COVID-19... — Updated 11/19/2020

 
 By Jamie Henneman    News

'Revenues down, expenses up'

LINCOLN COUNTY – The Lincoln County Commissioners are working with department heads to create a balanced budget for 2021, but surmounting a projected $1.2 million shortfall will require some deliberate actions. The situation at... — Updated 11/16/2020

 
 By Jamie Henneman    News

'Gender inclusive' policy passed by Harrington schools

HARRINGTON – The Harrington School Board recently passed a “gender inclusive” policy on Oct. 28 to address the needs of transgender and gender-expansive students. The policy affirms that an “inclusive approach” to... — Updated 11/16/2020

 
 By Jamie Henneman    News

Davenport City Council news

DAVENPORT – At an Oct. 23 meeting, the Davenport City Council voted to accept a one percent increase of the property tax collected by the county on city properties, a move that will bring the city roughly $2,600 a year.... — Updated 11/5/2020

 
 By Jamie Henneman    News

Harrington upgrades meeting technology

HARRINGTON – At a Oct. 28 meeting of the Harrington City Council, the council determined how to spend over $10,000 in federal assistance granted to the city via the CARES act. Council members Peter Davenport, David Buddrius,... — Updated 11/5/2020

 
 By Jamie Henneman    News

Dent, Barkdull win in Lincoln County

On the Lincoln County voters’ ballot, two spots were being heavily watched during the 2020 general election. The 13th district legislative house seat will be retained by Rep. Tom Dent (R) for the next two years, with the... — Updated 11/3/2020

 
 By Jamie Henneman    News

Let HER buck!

DAVENPORT - They may be on a bucking horse in Montana, or riding bulls in Colorado or parking their gear bag behind the chutes at practice pens near Reardan. They are often smaller... — Updated 10/30/2020

 

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