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 By Vivianne Poe    Community

Meet your neighbors

"Community--a group of people living in the same place, a feeling of fellowship with others, sharing common attitudes, interest and goals." In the town of Odessa are a variety of... — Updated 9/2/2018

 
 By Vivianne Poe    Community

Meet your neighbors

You meet the nicest people in Odessa whether they have been here for one hundred years or they just recently moved here. Odessa is a wonderful place with wonderful people. And now... — Updated 6/28/2018

 
 By Vivianne Poe    Community

Meet your neighbors

I have found over the last two years living here in Odessa and doing interviews, that there are some very wonderful and interesting people. Everyone has a story, and I feel... — Updated 6/18/2018

 
 By Vivianne Poe    Community

Meet your neighbor

Another beautiful day in paradise, and today I was privileged to have a wonderful visit with Lois Renken. She was born in 1933 in Kellogg, Idaho and grew up in Spokane Valley with... — Updated 6/4/2018

 
 By Vivianne Poe    Community

Meet your neighbor

It is finally spring in Odessa, and the world is beautiful. Let me introduce you to my neighbor Frank Clark. Frank was born April 29, 1947 in Everett. He grew up in Lake Stevens... — Updated 5/5/2018

 
 By Vivianne Poe    Community

Meet your neighbors

My interview this week was within walking distance, just four blocks away from my home. But then anywhere you want to go in Odessa is within walking distance. The weather is... — Updated 3/14/2018

 
 By Vivianne Poe    News

Meet your neighbors

Sitting here, looking out my window at the sunshine makes me think it's spring, but I know it's not true. That's okay because, so far, winter has been mild, and I know spring is... — Updated 1/22/2018

 
 By Vivianne Poe    Community

Meet your neighbors

Christmas is in the air, a time for family, friends and festivities – also a time for giving and meeting new people. Let me introduce you to Hal and Jann Patterson. Hal was born i... — Updated 12/8/2017

 
 By Vivianne Poe    News

Meet your neighbor

We are in the season of Thanksgiving as far as the calendar goes. To me, giving thanks is an everyday thing, as I take in the wonder and beauty around me. James and I still marvel... — Updated 11/22/2017

 
 By Vivianne Poe    Community

Meet your neighbor

As summer is winding down and we are headed toward fall, I notice the summer flowers slowly fading and the fall flowers starting their entry into the wonderful world of beauty. Alon... — Updated 9/8/2017

 
 By Vivianne Poe    Community

Meet your neighbor

I had a wonderful visit with an awesome lady and learned some history about this area as she told me her story. Alva Richardson was born in Odessa and remembers when, before there w... — Updated 8/11/2017

 
 By Vivianne Poe    Community

Meet your neighbor

As I was interviewing Karen Peterson for this column, I realized that most of you probably already know her and her family. But then there are newbies like myself who do not. Karen was born in Seattle and grew up in Edmonds. She me... — Updated 7/20/2017

 
 By Vivianne Poe    Community

Meet your neighbors

I am sitting here at my dining room table looking out the window as I prepare to write this column. My thoughts go back to May 24, 2016, the day we moved to Odessa. In my first... — Updated 5/14/2017

 
 By Vivianne Poe    News

Meet your neighbors

Winter has finally passed. Spring has sprung with daffodils in bloom and tulips not far behind, with many other lovely treasures pushing their way up through the soil. And now it’s time to meet some new neighbors. John and Faye... — Updated 4/6/2017

 
 By Vivianne Poe    News

Meet your neighbors

As I contemplate writing this "Meet Your Neighbors" column, my thoughts go back six months to when my husband James and I first moved to Odessa and how we felt, and still feel, the... — Updated 11/23/2016

 

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