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Entire Northwest blanketed by haze

This story was compiled based on various official government reports posted to the Internet. Fires continue to rage all around eastern Washington, with major blazes currently engaging firefighters nea...

 

Emergency Evacuation Levels

Level 1 evacuations are an alert. There is no immediate danger to your home, family, or business, but the fire (or other danger) may be moving toward you. Now is the time to get ready. Refine your evacuation plans, and gather the things you’ll...

 

Avista to join Food Bank on August 23 in Odessa

Avista will be joining the Odessa Foodbank on our next open date of Thursday, August 23, during regular operation hours from 1:30-3 p.m. Avista comes each year to serve our local food bank, giving tips on conserving energy as well as other helpful...

 

Manweller fired from job at Central Washington University

Republican state Rep. Matt Manweller, currently running for his fourth term as the District 13 state representative, was fired from his position as a tenured professor of political science at Central...

 

Guest editorial

The plight of a grieving orca who continues to carry her dead calf for weeks is reported by the Seattle Times. The Spokane Spokesman-Review lets people know for the first time the Legislature is forming a task force to exempt lawmakers from portions...

 

Letter to the Editor: Engaging with McMorris Rodgers and her staff

To the Editor: Recently I sent a letter to Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers. Part of the letter says: “I just needed to tell you how encouraged I was when I met some young people from your campaign at the anti-racism rally at the county courth...

 

Letter to the Editor: Writer says local landlord abuses power over tenant

To the Editor: It’s a sad day here in Odessa when a business owner/ landlord can come and rip the doors off the house you’re renting, leave it wide open for two days, so anyone could help themselves to whatever they wanted and did. All with no...

 

Letter to the Editor: Questioning Manweller's stand; praising Hammond

To the Editor: I support Sylvia Hammond’s campaign for the District 13 seat in the State House in Olympia. She has been involved in farming and teaching her whole life—both honorable professions. She understands the multitude of difficulties invo...

 

Welcome to My Kitchen

When is a crisp salad a beautiful, nutritious and filling main dish? When it is topped with hot meatballs, seasoned with chili, marjoram and cumin. Fresh and filling, Big Sur Supper Salad is one of my go-to favorites for summer meals. I found the...

 

August 7, 2018 primary election results are in

Out of 7,076 registered voters, a total of 3,825 cast ballots in the August 7 primary election. The next ballot count will be on Aug. 20, and the date of certification of the election is Aug. 21. Results, showing only the top two finishers unless...

 

This Week in Odessa History

100 years ago The Odessa Record August 16, 1918 Merchant marine wants young men. Fred Thiel, local enrolling officer for the United States Merchant Marine recruiting service, has just received instructions from the U.S. shipping recruiting service...

 

Court Report

Sheriff's Report INCIDENT LOG Editor’s note: Most items in this section reflect the starting point for response by local police and emergency agencies. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office does not release names of individuals who report possible...

 

Harrington news

Harrington Opera House Society Monday evening the Harrington Opera House Society met in the Art Room for their monthly meeting with the following in attendance: Ed and Bunny Haugan, Billie and Gordon Herron, Mark and Sheryl Stedman, Linda Wagner,...

 

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