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 By Marjorie Womach    News    June 13, 2019 

Opera House Society and Chamber meet, discuss recent events

HOHS meeting Prior to the opening of the Harrington Opera House Society meeting, Linda Wagner offered the group the opportunity to view “The Willows” on the internet to have for a reference later in the meeting. Refreshments were brought by the...

 
 By Marjorie Womach    News    June 6, 2019

Musical tribute to Dylan and Cline; school news

Bob Dylan and Patsy Cline Tribute The 7 p.m. Bob Dylan and Patsy Cline Tribute at the Harrington Opera House began with Buck Stierle giving a few words about Patsy Cline beginning her career in 1956...

 
 By Marjorie Womach    News    May 30, 2019

Reptile man, look back on 1949

By MARJORIE WOMACH The Reptile Man What might snakes and spaghetti have in common? In Harrington on May 21, they were both offered to the community for free, sponsored by the Harrington PTA in the...

 
 By Marjorie Womach    News    May 23, 2019

Cruizin' Harrington bigger and better than ever

Cruizin' Harrington Beautiful skies and weather prevailed for the 8th Annual Cruizin' Harrington event. Main Street (not Third St) was barricaded for vendors at its junction with Third Street, and...

 
 By Marjorie Womach    News    May 16, 2019

Opera house ready for Cruizin' Harrington, tow company rents McGregor building

Harrington Opera House Members of the Harrington Opera House Society met May 6, in the Art Room for its monthly meeting with President Ellen Evans opening the meeting and the following present: Mark and Sheryl Stedman, Gordon and Billie Herron, Ed...

 
 By Marjorie Womach    News    May 9, 2019

Cruizin' Harrington shaping up for success; school happenings

Chamber of Commerce The Harrington Chamber of Commerce met May 1, at noon with the following in attendance: Tim Tipton, Paula Harrington, Cherie MacClellan, Cindy Haase, Cade Clarke, Cassandra Paffle-Dick, Summer Shockley, Jill Barth, Billie Herron,...

 
 By Marjorie Womach    News    May 2, 2019

Opera House performance, preservation meeting, Zion hymn sing

Cruso Last Saturday evening, , Karen Robertson introduced Carolyn Cruso to a small but responsive crowd in the Harrington Opera House at 7 p.m.. Cruso excitedly announced, “It is a treat to be...

 
 By Marjorie Womach    News    April 25, 2019

HOHS performance, Zion hymn sing, rummage room updates, historical note

Cruso at Opera House Carolyn Cruso will perform at the Harrington Opera House on April 27 at 7 p.m. The Society’s website says, “Carolyn Cruso will regale you with the intricacies of the fascinating hammered dulcimer; an ancient instrument that o...

 
 By Marjorie Womach    News    April 18, 2019

Cougar sighting at golf course; city council deals with code enforcement

City Council The Harrington City Council met April 10 with Mayor Justin Slack at the helm. City Clerk Bunny Haugan, maintenance man Scott McGowan, council members Peter Davenport, Tim Tipton, Levi Schenk, Nathan Luck and Cherie MacClellan, and the...

 
 By Marjorie Womach    News    April 11, 2019

Busy times ahead: Cruizin' Harrington, Opera House events coming soon

HOHS The Harrington Opera House Society met in the Art Room for its monthly meeting on April 1. Present were Ellen Evans, Becky Moeller, Sheryl and Mark Stedman, Billie and Gordon Herron, Ed and Bunny Haugan, Marge Womach, Carol, and Karen Robertson....

 
 By Marjorie Womach    News    April 4, 2019

Historical fires; Senior Meals; golf course dinner/auction; school to have music

History Pioneer days must have been terrifying when a fire was out of control. One of the earliest recorded fires in Harrington was that of a saloon building owned by F.B. Wright that was totally destroyed by fire on a wintry January night in 1893....

 
 By Marjorie Womach    News    March 28, 2019

Brainstorming city's growth potential; Frog Prince performed; rummage sales

HPDA A robust exchange of ideas occurred at the recent Harrington Public Development Authority meeting, Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at city hall with president Heather Slack leading the discussions with...

 
 By Marjorie Womach    News    March 21, 2019

Council meets, historical document found, Miss Harrington to be crowned

City Council The Harrington City Council met March 13 at 7:30 p.m. with the following present: Mayor Justin Slack; Cherie MacClellan, Nathan Luck, Peter Davenport and Levi Schenk (council members);...

 
 By Marjorie Womach    News    March 14, 2019

Groups prepare for spring events

HOHS The Harrington Opera House Society met March 4 in the Art Room of the opera house, with the following in attendance: Ellen Evans, Becky Moeller, Mark and Sheryl Stedman, Ed Haugan, Billie and Gordon Herron, Linda Wagner and Karen Robertson....

 
 By Marjorie Womach    News    March 7, 2019

Historical note: On a founding father of Harrington, Judge F.M. Lighthizer

Harrington’s historic judge As Harringtonians watch a new surge of energy being applied to the town, its organizations, businesses and structures, it is intriguing to look back at former men of vision, energy, innovation and determination to...

 

Harrington news Chamber newsletter lists businesses, civic groups, entertainment, events

Chamber Newsletter The 12-page February Harrington Area Chamber of Commerce Newsletter is out and full of information preparatory for a busy season of activities. The “Harrington News” this week is a condensation of their gleanings from the...

 

Council agrees on salaries, hears reports on projects; history of Newland Bros.

City Council The Harrington City Council met February 13 at city hall with Mayor Justin Slack, Clerk Bunny Haugan, council members Peter Davenport, Cherie MacClellan, Tim Tipton, Levi Schenk and Nathan Luck present, along with maintenance supervisor...

 

Local history for your reading pleasure

Local Levy The Panther Newsletter contained an insert to remind everyone of the local needs at the school for funds which could be provided with the local levy. Their message in part: “Washington State is required to fund basic education in our...

 

Local history for your reading pleasure

Highlighting the Past: Kinzel and Kinoshita In June of 2015, local home owner Kris Moritz donated a sizable collection of photos and memorabilia from her mother’s (Alice Kinzel Moritz) estate. At that time it was reported in The Record of the...

 

Cronrath resigns from council, MacClellan voted in, Josh Grant is city attorney

PDA The Harrington Public Development Authority met January 15 at city hall with President Heather Slack opening the meeting with the following present: Tim Tipton, Bunny Haugan, Jay Kane, Jay Gossett, Paul Charlton and Jill Plaskon. Discussions cent...

 

HOHS, Community Forum meet; city groups gear up for action in new year

HOHS Monday, January 7, the Harrington Opera House Society held their first meeting of the year with Ed Haugan, Linda Wagner, Mark and Sheryl Stedman, Gordon and Billie Herron, Marge Womach, Karen Robertson, Carol, Becky Moeller and Ellen Evans...

 

Harrington News

By MAJORIE WOMACH Chamber of Commerce Harrington's Chamber of Commerce met at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 2, at the Post & Office with the following in attendance: Tim Tipton, Cade Clarke, Paula Harrington, Cindy Haase, Kathy Hoob, Dave Michaelson,...

 

Holiday updates, Christmases past and present, music around the city

[Editor’s note: Since The Record did not publish last week due to illness among the staff, we have included double submissions for the Harrington news.] Harrington news submission for 12-27-2018 By MAJORIE WOMACH Omission in the News Last week...

 

Harrington news Chapel to hold another hymn sing; council adopts 2019 budget

Rocklyn Zion Chapel The December Hymn Sing at the Rocklyn Zion Chapel will be Dec. 28 at 6 p.m. and is “an old-fashioned Christmas” with a live Christmas tree lit with real candles, prayer by Pastor Kim Kruger, singing for everyone, a message by...

 

Holiday season alive and well in Harrington

Chamber of Commerce The Harrington Area Chamber of Commerce met December 5 at The Post & Office with Tim Tipton, Paula Harrington, Debbie Chapman, David Michaelson, Summer Shockley, Kathy Hoob,...

 

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