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Articles from the August 23, 2018 edition

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Catching up with a former Odessa Tiger

After a successful career in banking, 70-year-old Jon Heimbigner has kept busy in retirement pursuing volunteer work in the areas of athletic halls of fame and engaging older athlet... — Updated 9/2/2018

 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


This Week in Odessa History

100 years ago The Odessa Record August 23, 1918 Over 3 million men under arms. Washington - Of more than 3,000,000 men now under arms, the United States has sent nearly one-half or... — Updated 9/2/2018


Tribute: Orrin P. Burroughs

Orrin P. Burroughs was born April 7, 1937 in Tazwell, Va. to parents Jim and Cora Burroughs. Orrin had seven brothers and seven sisters. As a proud member of the National Guard in 1... — Updated 9/2/2018


Tribute: Elsie Ruth Jasman

Elsie Ruth Jasman, loving sister, sister-in-law and aunt, passed away on August 15, 2018. Elsie was born on November 8, 1927 in Marlin to Julius and Emma Jasman. She graduated from... — Updated 9/2/2018


Tribute: Jacqueline Ann Walker

Jacqueline Ann Walker (born Bischoff) was born in Odessa Sept. 2, 1938 to Mildred (Buddrius) and Mathias Bischoff, Jr. She spent her first 18 years in Wilson Creek, where she was... — Updated 9/2/2018


Tribute: Dorothy M. Schorzman

Dorothy M. Schorzman of Odessa died peacefully on August 17, 2018 at the Odessa Memorial Healthcare Center. She was born May 21, 1921 to Joseph and Maria Medeiros in Koloa, Kauai,... — Updated 9/2/2018


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... — Updated 9/2/2018


Kelly Mountain fire update

Republic, WA – Fire crews will finalize gridding and mop up operations today and will continue to disassemble and remove equipment from the lines. Tenders and a grader will be operating on N. Fork Trout Creek Road and Rose... — Updated 9/2/2018


Town Council and Chamber of Commerce

The last two meetings of the Odessa Town Council on July 26 and August 9 were well attended by several townspeople with concerns about the effectiveness of Odessa’s dog... — Updated 9/2/2018


Crossley declares August 'General Aviation Month'

Washington, DC – The Alliance for Aviation Across America Wednesday commended Mayor William F. Crossley of Odessa, Washington for proclaiming August “General Aviation Month.” In Washington, airports contribute more than... — Updated 9/2/2018


Spring canola harvest is underway

Below are updates from the WSU and Washington Oilseed Cropping Systems team as spring canola harvest kicks into gear in eastern Washington and other Pacific Northwest locations. - The winter canola variety trial harvest is... — Updated 9/2/2018


Letter to the Editor: Hammond is choice for 13th District

To the Editor: As I read the news of Matt Manweller’s firing from Central Washington University following the investigation into reports of inappropriate conduct, I was reassured that we in the 13th Legislative District have a ch... — Updated 9/2/2018


Letter to the Editor: Saying farewell to man's best friend

To the Editor: She had turned 13 this Fathers Day. She went everywhere I went! If not on the bed with me when I was ill, she was always there on the floor next to the bed when jumping up on it was to hard to do because of her... — Updated 9/2/2018


Letter to the Editor: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act benefits middle America

To the Editor: This is the truth about “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” of 2017. I am a tax CPA in Spokane, Washington. This is my 52nd year in public accounting. I have read the new laws many times, and our CPA firm has written and... — Updated 9/2/2018


Letter to the Editor: Cathy McMorris Rodgers advocates for disabled

To the Editor: Cathy McMorris Rodgers has been a strong advocate for people with disabilities. She is one of the leaders in Congress, and the whole federal government, on bringing awareness to Down Syndrome. She brought to Congress... — Updated 9/2/2018

 By Marjorie Womach    News

Harrington news

Harrington had quite a number of lodges or secret societies in the early years, some of the names only appearing in the news of the unincorporated town of Harrington, while others thrived into what is now our modern history. One of... — Updated 9/2/2018


News briefs

Jordan Frederick, a 2008 graduate of Odessa High School has received an Associate of Technical Science degree in radiologic technology from Wenatchee Valley College this August. *** Due to licensing system upgrades, all Washington... — Updated 9/2/2018


Inland NW Rail Museum to celebrate anniversary

Mark August 25 on your calendar to help the Inland Northwest Rail Museum celebrate its second anniversary at the museum site just outside Reardan. The 52-year-old non-profit group has been working hard during the past year to... — Updated 9/2/2018


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