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  • State benefits from Alaska oil

    Don C. Brunell|Updated May 9, 2024

    Recently, President Biden launched the second phase of his attack on domestic oil and gas production by effectively blocking leases in Alaska’s National Petroleum Reserve. That follows last year’s reimposed ban on exploration in the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge. Both actions are ill-advised. In the Wall Street Journal, Alaska Sen. Dan Sullivan, a Republican, quipped: “the Biden Administration has imposed more sanctions on Alaska than it has on Iran.” The Interior Departm...

  • WA Cares may not fund family caregivers

    Elizabeth New|Updated May 9, 2024

    The May 1 meeting of a WA Cares oversight commission should be must-see-TV, as it made one thing super clear: There is going to be a lot of disappointment if WA Cares remains a mandatory program funded by 58 cents (or more) of every $100 a worker earns. Not only will some workers not qualify for the money they're being told should give them peace of mind about possible long-term-care needs, Washingtonians who do qualify for a WA Cares benefit won't be able to fully choose how...

  • Junior Livestock Show results shared

    Drew Lawson, The Record-Times|Updated May 9, 2024

    SPOKANE - Lincoln County 4-H and FFA clubs were very well represented at the Junior Livestock show of Spokane sale Saturday, May 4, selling their swine, goats, beef and lambs for well above market prices. Here are the local names, sales and prices per pound. Swine Amelia Ray of Reardan FFA placed purple, selling 244 pounds at $3 a pound for $732 with a $170.80 market value. In a separate sale, she sold 266 pounds at $3.25 a pound for $864.50 with a $186.20 market value....

  • May Day deliveries!

    Updated May 9, 2024

    Davenport Elementary School second-graders took to downtown to deliver May Day baskets Wednesday, May 1. The visit follows an annual tradition of local children gifting businesses with the baskets marking the first day of May....

  • Paula Kay Jones (Canfield)

    Updated May 9, 2024

    Paula Kay Jones (Canfield) June 20, 1950- Feb. 9, 2024 Paula Kay Jones (Canfield) Age 73 passed away on Feb. 9, 2024, In Spokane, Wash. She was born on June 20, 1950 in Davenport, Wash. Paula was a dedicated volunteer for Campfire Inland Northwest, and had passion for making and selling her crafts at various craft shows throughout the inland Northwest. She served our community as a certified nurse aide for many years at Sacred Heart Hospital and St. Luke's Rehabilitation...

  • Looking Back

    Compiled by Drew Lawson, The Record-Times|Updated May 9, 2024

    1 years ago Directors of the Washington Wheat Growers association voted to suspended 1924 crop operations to reorganize the association so the next year’s crop could be handled. Davenport High School won the 18th annual Lincoln County track and field meet. Individually, Fred Livasy of Almira and Lyle Bailey of Harrington tied for individual high point scorers. J.H. Landers of Sprague was jailed on a charge of getting married to one woman in the city while already having a wife and two children in Montana. 75 years ago G...

  • Welcome to My Kitchen

    Laura Estes|Updated May 9, 2024

    Families all have a collection of favorite recipes. They may be great-grandma’s go-to potluck dish, mom’s midweek special or a Pinterest find. Most lists include a favorite cookie, and Marble Cookies, submitted by Kelly Weber, Odessa, are a favorite in her family. The recipe comes from a Mrs. Fields cookbook. Marble Cookies 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup salted butter, soften...

  • Odessa FBLA shines at State

    Terri King, Special to The Record-Times|Updated May 9, 2024

    SPOKANE - Odessa FBLA attended the State Business Leadership Conference Spokane from April 24-27. After many long nights and weekends of preparation, 32 students competed in 21 events and made it on stage by placing in the top ten for 13 competitions. Orlando will be the destination for 27 students as they move on to compete in the national FBLA conference from June 27 to July 3 this summer. The chapter received the Gold Seal Chapter Award of Merit for participating in state a...

  • Birthdays & Anniversaries

    Updated May 9, 2024

    Davenport birthdays May 10: Josh Miller, Brett Alspach May 11: Marsha Hendrickson, Kaycee Hennings, Kevin Schweiger, Sharon Buck, Frosty Freeze May 12: Ricci Husky, Rochelle Hopp, Jalaina Jacobsen, Tyler Bailey, Alan Steinolfson, Willa Winzer May 13: Olivia Orvis, Emily Dixon, Elizabeth Waldher May 14: Justin Wood May 15: Hailee Ensor, Wyatt Morcom, John McElfish May 16: Ethan Carruth, Isaiah Bircher, Rachael Bambino, Josh Zeiler Davenport anniversaries May 11: Clif and Sabrina Warwick May 13: Dave and Deana Barta May 16: Mar...

  • Davenport FBLA heads to state

    Natalee Hayes, Special to The Record-Times|Updated May 9, 2024

    SPOKANE - On April 24-27, 15 of Davenport High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) members traveled to Spokane to compete in the Washington FBLA State Business Leadership Conference. Members competed in a wide range of events, from Public Service Announcement to Introduction to Public Speaking. Members dedicated several months of their time preparing for competition, as they developed goals and activities, completed projects, wrote reports, prepared and memorized...

  • Locals named PEO scholarship recipients

    The Record-Times|Updated May 9, 2024

    DAVENPORT - The Philanthropic Educational Organization Chapter N announced that Emma Cormier of Davenport and Kassidy Koch of Reardan are this year's scholarship recipients Wednesday, May 1. Each of these young women will receive a $500 scholarship while attending their chosen institution of higher knowledge. Cormier, the daughter of Matthew and Lisa Cormier, is attending Boise State University where she will pursue a degree in Business Marketing. Koch, the daughter of Kevin...

  • PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS

    Updated May 9, 2024

    PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.030 IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF SPOKANE Case No.: 24-4-00886-32 IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF KERRY JON VIGUE, Deceased. The Personal Representative named below has been appointed as personal representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent that arose before the decedent’s death must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as p...

  • NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE OF COMMERCIAL LOAN

    Updated May 9, 2024

    NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE OF COMMERCIAL LOAN Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington, Chapter 61.24 RCW I. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned Trustee will, on the 7th day of June, 2024, at the hour of 10:00 o’clock a.m., at the main entrance of Pioneer Title Company, 403 Logan Street, in the city of Davenport, State of Washington, sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable, in the form of cash, cashier’s check or certified checks from federally or State chartered banks, at the time of sale,...

  • NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

    Updated May 9, 2024

    NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is Hereby Given that the Board of County Commissioners of Lincoln County has set Monday, the 20th day of May 2024, at 9:30 a.m. as the time and place for a public hearing to consider the adoption of an Ordinance allowing for the appointment of a County Coroner pursuant to RCW 36.16.030. The hearing will be held in the Commissioners’ Chambers on the lower level at the Lincoln County Courthouse, 450 Logan Street, Davenport, Washington. Additional information may be obtained from the Clerk of t...

  • PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS

    Updated May 9, 2024

    PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.030 SUPERIOR COURT, STATE OF WASHINGTON, COUNTY OF SPOKANE NO. 24-4-00940-32 In the Matter of the Estate of: ) HELENE L. WADKINS, Deceased. The personal representative named below has been appointed as personal representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the personal...

  • NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL ESTATE SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON COUNTY OF SPOKANE

    Updated May 9, 2024

    NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL ESTATE SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON COUNTY OF SPOKANE CASE NO. 23-4-02241-32 In the Guardianship/Conservatorship of: LYLE DEFOOR, Individual. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Safe Haven Guardianship Agency, in their capacity as Conservator of the Estate, will apply to the Court for confirmation of the sale of the following described real estate: The property is commonly known as 38761 Sand Flats Dr. E. Davenport, Washington 99122 and is legally described as follows: A portion of the East half of the...

  • NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

    Updated May 9, 2024

    NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Current Use Classification NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Lincoln County Commissioners will conduct a public hearing regarding an application by Janet Barnhart to classify certain real property as open space/timber land for current use classification pursuant to RCW 84.34. Said application involves certain parcels of land located as follows: S2 Section 14, Township 27 North, Range 34 E.W.M., NW4 and all that ptn of SW4NE4, lying west of County Rd and all that ptn. N2NE4 lying W of County Rd...

  • 'Big John' is Whitworth-bound

    Updated May 9, 2024

    Reardan senior Jonathan Holdway has verbally committed to play football at Whitworth University in Spokane next fall. "I chose Whitworth because I can play football, study engineering and stay close to home," Holdway said. "The coaches at Whitworth are top-notch and I liked the school's vibe." Holdway will play on the offensive line. "I'm happy with my decision and I think my future is bright," he said....

  • Schillinger to wrestle for Wazzu

    Updated May 9, 2024

    Davenport senior Brody Schillinger will wrestle for Washington State University's Division III wrestling program next season. Schillinger will join DHS grad Cody Jenkins on the team. He said familiarity with the Cougar coaching staff and relationships formed when the Cougars stayed at DHS multiple years in a row in advance of Spokane tournament play helped lead to his decision. The senior finished in fifth place for 185-pounders at the state Mat Classic in Tacoma in February,...

  • Jacobsen signs with EOU

    Updated May 9, 2024

    Another Davenport High School graduate is joining the Eastern Oregon University track and field team. Senior Jensyn Jacobsen signed her letter of intent to throw javelin for the Mountaineers last week. Jacobsen is the fourth DHS graduate to compete for the Mountaineers in the last few years. Her sister, Lainy, is in her senior season for EOU, while grads Winston Telford and Evan Gunning are also on the roster. "College sports has always been in the back of my mind," Jacobsen...

  • Schuh signs with SFCC

    Updated May 9, 2024

    Odessa senior Hayden Schuh is heading to Spokane Falls Community College to run track and field next school year. She said she looks forward to staying close to home and potentially transferring to Washington State University or the University of Idaho after receiving her 2-year degree. Schuh plans to study architecture while completing her general requirements. The Tiger senior is the defending state 1B champion in 100-meter hurdles, 300-meter hurdles and javelin and will...

  • Postseason on tap for diamond teams

    Drew Lawson, The Record-Times|Updated May 9, 2024

    ODESSA - The spring sports postseason has arrived, and that means District Tournament action for local baseball and softball teams. Two area teams are still in the mix: Odessa baseball and Davenport softball. The Tigers have consistently sported the best team in the county this season and finished third in the District 7 following 26-1 and 20-5 wins at Selkirk Thursday, May 2. Odessa now heads to the District 7/9 1B Tournament in Ritzville Saturday, May 11. The Tigers take on...

  • Reardan tennis battles at 2B Districts

    The Record-Times|Updated May 9, 2024

    CHEWELAH — The Reardan tennis team doesn’t have any players in district championship matches in the District 7 2B Tournament, but several athletes have a chance to work through the consolation bracket to try and advance to regionals. Competition began Tuesday, May 7, where Hailey Fry advanced to the girls singles semifinals with wins over an unnamed St. George’s player and Emily Howder of Chewelah. Complete match results weren’t available by press time. Fry lost to Chewelah’s Avi Sahota in the semifinals and will play teammat...

  • Golfers compete at sub-districts

    The Record-Times|Updated May 9, 2024

    DEER PARK — The Davenport golfers began postseason play with subdistricts Thursday, May 2. Six golfers competed for the Gorillas, with two making the cut for district play, which wrapped up after press time Wednesday, May 8. Maddox Schumacher shot a 79 at sub-districts and entered Wednesday’s district round in sixth place, with the top 17 finishers qualifying for state. Top 17 finishers are determined by combining sub-district and district scores. Mac Larmer shot an 86 at sub-districts and entered districts in 16th pla...

  • Area Sports Docket

    Updated May 9, 2024

    Varsity games, meets and matches the week of May 10-16 for Davenport, Odessa, Reardan and Lind-Ritzville/Sprague/Washtucna/Harrington. Friday, May 10 • Davenport golf at Harrington @ 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11 • Reardan-Davenport and LRS tennis at Districts at Whitworth @ 10 a.m. • Odessa baseball vs. DeSales at District 7/9 1B Tournament in Ritzville @ 1 p.m. • Odessa baseball vs. Sunnyside Christian, Pomeroy or Wellpinit at District 7/9 1B Tournament in Ritzville @ 4 p.m. if necessary Tuesday, May 14 • Davenport, Odessa an...

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