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 By Marjorie Womach    Community 

Harrington employees submit resignations

HARRINGTON – The City of Harrington has recently received the resignations of both public works employees and the city clerk. Maintenance worker Charlie Kruger has submitted his... — Updated 4/15/2021


Harrington in the mirror of time

HARRINGTON – Recently the Harrington Library had an inquiry from Jack Dunsmoor who is in transition from California to Spokane and looking for some very specific information:... — Updated 4/1/2021


Citizens viewed as disinterested

HARRINGTON – The Harrington City Council met March 17 for a "Public Hearing: Utility Rate Increase & 2021 Budget Amendment" with council members Peter Davenport, David Buddriu... — Updated 3/25/2021


Council meets at city hall March 10

HARRINGTON – The March 10 regular council meeting was held at city hall with the full council present: Stephen Hardy, Justin Slack, Peter Davenport, David Buddrius and Levi Schenk. In addition, Mayor Nathan Luck led the meeting... — Updated 3/18/2021


Opera House Society makes plans

HARRINGTON – President Ellen Evans, Linda Wagner, Mark and Sheryl Stedman, Edwin and Bunny Haugan, Gordon Herron and Becky Moeller of the Harrington Opera House Society met March 1 at the opera house. The east-side hand railing f... — Updated 3/11/2021


Harrington News

HARRINGTON – Those acknowledged as present: Mayor Nathan Luck, Council members David Buddrius, Peter Davenport, Justin Slack, Stephen Hardy, Levi Schenk, Clerk Janice Cepeda, and visitor Cherie MacClellan. The agenda for this mee... — Updated 3/4/2021


Harrington News

City Council [Editor’s note: A recording of the ZOOM meeting of the Harrington City Council is available on the YouTube page for the City of Harrington at] HARRINGTON – The Harrington City... — Updated 2/17/2021


Council holds public hearing on budget

Public Hearing HARRINGTON – The Harrington City Council held a public hearing on the 2020 Budget Amendment on Jan. 29 via Zoom. Peter Davenport, David Buddrius, Stephen Hardy and... — Updated 2/11/2021

 By Marjorie Womach    News

Harrington News

HHPC HARRINGTON – The Harrington Historic Preservation Commission, an arm of the city government, met Saturday, Jan. 23 at 9 a.m. at Harrington City Hall. Elections were held: Dianne Sanchez, chair; Heather Slack, co-chair; and... — Updated 2/4/2021

 By Marjorie Womach    News

Harrington City Council: January 13th

HARRINGTON – The Harrington City Council met by Zoom for its Jan. 13th meeting with the following present: Mayor Nathan Luck, council members Justin Slack, Peter Davenport, Levi Schenk, Stephen Hardy and David Buddrius, Clerk... — Updated 1/21/2021

 By Marjorie Womach    News

Harrington Opera House Society hosts annual meeting

HARRINGTON – The Harrington Opera House Society met for their 2020 annual meeting wrap-up on Jan 4, 2021 in the Art Room with the following present: Ellen Evans, Becky Moeller, Mark and Sheryl Stedman, Ed and Bunny Haugan, Gordon... — Updated 1/20/2021

 By Marjorie Womach    News

Harrington City Council passes budget

HARRINGTON - The City Council met in special session on Dec. 22 at 6 p.m. via Zoom. All council members were in attendance: Justin Slack, Peter Davenport, Stephen Hardy, David... — Updated 1/20/2021


Harrington elves help local groups during holidays

HARRINGTON – The city apparently has a group of silent elves that eavesdrop on all the community meetings and disperse needed items to members of various organizations who continue to adorn the city with lights, garlands, a... — Updated 1/20/2021

 By Marjorie Womach    News

Harrington City City Council may raise utility rates

HARRINGTON – As an additional explanatory statement regarding last week’s public hearing on the State Environmental Policy Act, the City of Harrington had posted the public hearing notice for two weeks prior to the issue being... — Updated 1/20/2021

 By Marjorie Womach    News

Harrington holds public hearings, budget discussion

HARRINGTON – The City Council met via Zoom for a special meeting and two public hearings. Those attending were councilmen Peter Davenport, David Buddrius, Stephen Hardy, Levi Schenk and Justin Slack; Clerk Janice Cepeda; Mayor Na... — Updated 1/20/2021

 By Marjorie Womach    News

Town happenings and events to look forward to

HARRINGTON – Crisp air and a slight breeze lets one know that the seasons are changing as does the aroma of burning leaves in various piles about town. New fencing can be seen going up to enclose a yard, while trenches are being... — Updated 1/20/2021

 By Marjorie Womach    News

Harrington council meets via teleconference

HARRINGTON – The City Council met via teleconference on Nov. 12, chaired by Mayor Nathan Luck in the presence of council members David Buddrius, Peter Davenport, Justin Slack, Stephen Hardy and Levi Schenk, as well as Janice Cepe... — Updated 1/20/2021

 By Marjorie Womach    News

Opera House Society meets

HARRINGTON – The Harrington Opera House Society met Nov. 2 in the Art Room with the following present: Ellen Evans, Becky Moeller, Mark and Sheryl Stedman, Linda Wagner, Billie... — Updated 1/20/2021

 By Marjorie Womach    News

Harrington City Council holds special meeting

HARRINGTON – The City Council held a special teleconference meeting at 6 p.m. Oct. 28, led by Mayor Nathan Luck. Present were council members Peter Davenport, Stephen Hardy,... — Updated 1/20/2021


The many lives of Peter Davenport

Te-Ping Chen's Sept. 1 article in the Wall Street Journal, entitled "UFO spotting has replaced bird watching as pandemic obsession," stated that the "non-profit National UFO... — Updated 9/11/2020

 By Marjorie Womach    News

COVID-19 relief funds available through EDC

HARRINGTON — The City Council met July 8 via conference call with the following participants: Mayor Nathan Luck; council members Stephen Hardy, David Buddrius, Peter Davenport, Levi Schenk and Justin Slack; Clerk Janice Cepeda;... — Updated 7/20/2020


Reflections on our small towns

HARRINGTON — Incorporated in 1902, Harrington and Odessa have had similar influences effecting their development. Each built up their city government and each had a newspaper, the Harrington Citizen and the Odessa Record.... — Updated 7/10/2020

 By Marjorie Womach    News

Did city violate open meetings act?

HARRINGTON – Open meeting laws require city government to notify the public of the time and place of city council meetings and of the agenda for that meeting. The June 10 city council meeting was advertised to be either a... — Updated 7/1/2020


Optimism survives coronavirus

HARRINGTON — The 9th Annual Harrington Car Show has been rescheduled to Saturday, July 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a note of “Remembrance of Allen Jay Barth”, the late founder of the event. It can be stated quite honestly... — Updated 7/1/2020

 By Marjorie Womach    School

Harrington teachers, students improvise during quarantine

HARRINGTON - In Harrington schools, teachers and staff look out for local children in each aspect of their lives. The teachers are a major reason why parents enroll their children... — Updated 4/23/2020


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