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 By Marjorie Womach    Community 

Buddrius named mayor Pro Tem at meeting

HARRINGTON – The Harrington City Council met for its first session of the new year with mayor pro tem Stephen Hardy calling it to order with council members Peter Davenport, David Buddrius and Joe Armand present, as well as... — Updated 1/19/2022

 
 By Marjorie Womach    News

Newly elected Mayor Silhan faces challenges

HARRINGTON – The City of Harrington has a new mayor, Jess Silhan, and the challenges could be staggering to a less decisive personality. However, Silhan is showing himself to be an immediate responder to what most would consider... — Updated 1/13/2022

 
 By Marjorie Womach    News

DOE visits Harrington council, says records falsified

Library program HARRINGTON – About a dozen students aged 5 to 12 attended the Harrington Public Library's after-school program on Dec. 16. Instructor Kris Moritz expressed appreciation of parents and other volunteers who caused... — Updated 12/22/2021

 
 By Marjorie Womach    News

Harrington News

HARRINGTON – The Harrington Opera House Society met Monday evening, Dec 6. The meeting was called to order by Pres. Ellen Evans, with the following members present: Mark and Sheryl Stedman, Gordon and Billie Herron, Ed and Bunny... — Updated 12/16/2021

 

Harrington council discusses budget, snow removal

Rummage & Hometown Christmas Harrington Opera House Society's last Rummage Fundraiser of the year will be the first weekend in December, Friday, Dec. 3, and Saturday, Dec. 4,... — Updated 12/2/2021

 
 By Marjorie Womach    News

Feathery friends visit Harrington youth

HARRINGTON – The monthly Harrington Public Library after-school program, led by Kris Moritz, met Nov 18, 2021, with 15 students attending. The session began with instruction perta... — Updated 11/24/2021

 

Harrington Opera Society approves quilt show

HARRINGTON – The Harrington Opera House Society met Monday, Oct. 4, with President Ellen Evans at the helm. Also present were Mark and Sheryl Stedman, Gordon and Billy Herron, Ed and Bunny Haugan, Becky Moeller, Linda Wagner and... — Updated 10/13/2021

 

Fall Festival coming up this weekend

HARRINGTON – The Harrington Fall Festival is coming this weekend, Friday, Sept. 26-Sunday, Sept. 28. The Harrington Opera House Rummage Sale will open Friday, Sept. 24 at 9 a.m. and conclude at 3 p.m. Saturday will begin with... — Updated 9/23/2021

 
 By Marjorie Womach    News

Researcher asks readers to look at old letters

HARRINGTON – Historic researcher and storyteller Rebecca Hom has asked for our readers to look in their family's old letters and see if they have any information regarding the WASPs from World War II. As unlikely as it seems, loc... — Updated 9/9/2021

 
 By Marjorie Womach    News

Council hears committee updates

HARRINGTON – Mayor Nathan Luck opened council’s Aug. 25 meeting with councilmembers Peter Davenport, David Buddrius, Justin Slack, Steven Hardy and Levi Schenk (by Zoom) and visitors Cherie MacClellan, Denisa Holling, Jess &... — Updated 9/2/2021

 

Harrington City Council hears committee updates

HARRINGTON – Mayor Nathan Luck opened council’s Aug. 25 meeting with councilmembers Peter Davenport, David Buddrius, Justin Slack, Steven Hardy and Levi Schenk (by Zoom) and visitors Cherie MacClellan, Denisa Holling, Jess &... — Updated 9/2/2021

 

Harrington's Summer Reading Program concludes

Thursday, July 29, the Summer Reading Program concluded with Kris Moritz, leader, with two assistants, Evie Mann and Erica Bailey. During their reading and learning session the... — Updated 8/5/2021

 

Harrington Opera House hosting Aug. 8 event

HARRINGTON – The Harrington Opera House Society met July 12 in the lobby of the opera house. Mark Stedman and Karen Robertson offered to contact the Spokane Historical Preservatio... — Updated 7/21/2021

 

Library Summer Reading Program begins

HARRINGTON – The Summer Reading Program for Harrington Public Library runs July 8-29 each Thursday from 3-5 p.m. at Harrington Memorial Hall under the direction of volunteer and local resident, Kris Moritz, who has conducted the... — Updated 7/15/2021

 

Testing out Harrington-styled colloquialisms

HARRINGTON – With temperatures seemingly surpassing all previous June records for heat and lack of moisture, the human brain slows down to use commonplace sayings, thus... — Updated 7/8/2021

 

First annual vintage country fair starts

HARRINGTON – Harrington's First Annual Vintage Country Fair officially started June 26 at 11 a.m. with temperatures in the 90s and functioned through 3 p.m., when the heat... — Updated 7/1/2021

 

City currently has two city clerks

HARRINGTON – The city presently has two city clerks. The newly hired permanent city clerk is Jere Lee, who has been training under temporary clerk, Cynthia Silhan. The two are... — Updated 6/24/2021

 

Harrington News

HARRINGTON – Harrington City Council met in regular session at city hall on June 9 at 7 p.m. Council members present were David Buddrius, Peter Davenport, Justin Slack, Stephen Hardy and Levi Schenk. The Zoom line was live, and... — Updated 6/15/2021

 

Harrington celebrates six graduates

HARRINGTON – Thursday afternoon, June 3, a few local citizens caught a preview of the graduation parade when a beautiful Belgian team in full harness pulled a four-seat surrey... — Updated 6/10/2021

 

Harrington High School holds graduation activities

HARRINGTON – Harrington High School's Baccalaureate service was held Sunday, May 30, in the city park. The seniors next event will be June 4 at 5 p.m. for the Harrington High School Graduation Parade, "marching towards greater... — Updated 6/3/2021

 

Council discusses code enforcement

HARRINGTON – The Harrington City Council met May 12 in the Memorial Hall with Mayor Nathan Luck chairing. Council members in attendance were David Buddrius, Justin Slack (via... — Updated 5/27/2021

 
 By Marjorie Womach    News

Harrington holds 9th Annual Car Show

One woman honoring her father's dream brought literally hundreds of people to Harrington on Saturday, May 15, for the 9th Annual Car Show. Naturally, Jill Barth did have assistance... — Updated 5/26/2021

 

Harrington holds 9th Annual Car Show May 15

HARRINGTON – One woman honoring her father's dream brought literally hundreds of people to Harrington on Saturday, May 15, for the 9th Annual Car Show. Naturally, Jill Barth did h... — Updated 5/20/2021

 

Historic dedication of edifice

HARRINGTON – The structure of the current Harrington Community Church was dedicated on October 22, 1961 by Pastor Berton D. Connerly of the then Community Congregational Church. The new brick structure incorporated the 1956... — Updated 5/6/2021

 

Harrington News

HARRINGTON – Although the rains Saturday were not appreciated for indoor/outdoor sales events, it is recognized how sorely rains were needed and continue to be needed for... — Updated 4/29/2021

 

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