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Largest crowd ever said to fill campsite for D-100

Tuesday's meeting of the Odessa Chamber of Commerce was headed by a very tired trio of officers. President Zach Schafer and vice president Jeff Huiras were still helping to clean up the race campsite...

 

OHS baseball team has winning season so far

Medical Lake The Tigers played a non-league away game against the Medical Lake Cardinals on Tuesday, April 2. The Tigers chalked up another win, 4-2. Odessa trailed by two through the third inning,...

 

Complaint handling discussed; lawmakers may raise levy cap

The Board of Directors of Odessa School District #105 met in the high school library on March 27, 2019, preceded by a board workshop held in the superintendent’s office for the purpose of reviewing...

 

Frostbite/White Knuckle races at Odessa last weekend

By TERRIE SCHMIDT-CROSBY Organizers from the Stumpjumpers Motorcycle Club arrived in Odessa a couple of weeks ago. While they waited for the snow to disappear, they attended some Odessa events, includ...

 

Season's first meet held in Connell vs. bigger schools

On March 29, the boys and girls high school track and field teams participated in the Connell Instant Invite at Connell High School. Odessa was the only 1B school present, in addition to 2B NW...

 

First buttercup of 2019 found by Simon King!

The first buttercup of 2019 was a long time coming, but that harbinger of spring has now been found and submitted to The Record by young Simon King, son of Alex and Kaci King of Odessa and a...

 

Contenious council meeting

At Monday’s meeting of the town council, the nuisance ordinance passed last fall led to sometimes heated discussion among townspeople and council members. When his portion of the agenda was reached,...

 

Off-road motorcycle racing this weekend

The time for off-road motorcycle racing in the Odessa area has arrived once again. Thankfully, the snow has departed for the most part, so riders will have mud and maybe soft ground to contend with...

 

Chamber selects Person and Business of the Year

At the annual banquet of the Odessa Chamber of Commerce held last Saturday evening in the community center, Master of Ceremonies Ted Bruya, the owner of Odessa Drug, called for the crowd's attention...

 

Les Jimerson sworn in by mayor

Odessa's new police officer Leslie (Les) Jimerson was administered the oath of office by Mayor Bill Crossley Monday evening. He joins Police Chief Brent Dell, as both men are getting acquainted with O...

 

OHS Tigers win fourth place trophy at State B

The Odessa Tigers took home a fourth-place trophy at the state B tournament in Spokane last weekend. Their regional playoff loss to Almira-Coulee-Hartline (see February 28 issue of The Odessa Record)...

 

Levies pass; weather a challenge; spring sports to begin

The Board of Directors of Odessa School District #105 met in the library at 6 p.m., Wednesday, February 26, 2019, preceded by a workshop in the district office at 5:30 p.m. for the purpose of...

 

Marlin-Odessa club wins Spokesman-Review shoot

The Marlin and Odessa Gun Clubs celebrated the close of the Spokesman-Review Inland Empire Trapshooting contest that began January 6 by cementing their position at the top of Division I. Team competit...

 

Odessa Tiger boys win 1B District Championship

The Tiger boys basketball team defeated their nemesis the Almira-Coulee-Hartline Warriors this past Saturday in Deer Park to clinch the championship in the district tournament. It was a thoroughly exc...

 

Lions Club Crab Feed fills stomachs and coffers

By TERRIE SCHMIDT-CROSBY The Odessa Lions Club held its Crab Feed fundraiser last Friday night in the Odessa Community Center, where folks began arriving even before the 6 p.m. start of happy hour....

 

Town, Sheriff in agreement

Monday night’s meeting of the Odessa Town Council provided closure of a sort to the story of Odessa’s $12,000 per month contract with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office for coverage while the...

 

Moffet nets 2,000 points in HS career

Since starting for the Odessa High School boys basketball team as a freshman, Ryan Moffet, now a junior, has accumulated 2,000 points. Head basketball coach Larry Weber awarded Moffet a white basketba...

 

The Year in Review

September The 48th annual Deutschesfest arrived, and Odessa rolled out the welcome mat to the many friends, family members, former residents, long-time repeat visitors and first-timers to the...

 

The Year in Review

June Odessa agriculture science teacher HaLee Walter and school superintendent Dan Read applied for and have received a grant for $15,000 from the Washington FFA Foundation. The Foundation provides...

 

New police chief sworn in Monday

Monday night's meeting of the Odessa Town Council included the swearing in of the town's new police chief Brent Dell by Mayor Bill Crossley. The meeting was followed by a "meet and greet" session...

 

THE YEAR IN REVIEW

March The Odessa High School boys basketball team took fourth place at the state 1B tournament in Spokane last week after a grueling post-season of play. Two Odessa boys earned medals for...

 

Sgobbas' jail and prison ministry relocates to Odessa

By TERRIE SCHMIDT-CROSBY Now that our sometime columnist Vivianne Poe has become busy with other pursuits and has less time to devote to our Meet Your Neighbors articles, we will try to fill the gap...

 

The Year in Review

January A five-to-six-month-old pup left for dead in the cold of December was rescued and revived by a group of several animal lovers. Thus began the saga of LuLu in a series of stories written by...

 

First place in Lions Club lighting contest

Sam and Donna Mullens took first place in the 2018 Christmas lighting contest sponsored by the Odessa Lions Club. Their house and yard (front and back) on Sixth Avenue were filled with lights and...

 

Tiger boys jump out to 4-0 winning streak in BB

The Tiger boys got off to a great start this basketball season, with only Almira-Coulee-Hartline providing any serious competition for the 2018-2019 squad. Results for the first four games got to The...

 

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