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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... — Updated 11/3/2011


Pastors' Corner

The November calendar brings to our attention a couple of important events for us, Veterans Day and later in the month, Thanksgiving. This past week I was reminded why it is importa... — Updated 11/3/2011


This Week in Odessa History

Ninety-three years ago this week they were dancing in the streets of Odessa, celebrating a false report that an armistice had been signed by Germany, with the Allied nations declaring victory in World War I. Germany agreed to... — Updated 11/3/2011


The Creative Corner

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Free Microsoft courses to be extended for another year

Despite large budget cuts, the Employment Security Department has extended its contract with Microsoft to make the company’s entire suite of online courses available for free to Washington residents for another year. The contract... — Updated 11/3/2011

 By Matthew Lane    School

ACH remains undefeated as Titans fall to powerhouse

It was Senior Night in Odessa, and Brett Larmer (12) was the lone senior on our football team. O-H... — Updated 11/3/2011


Parent-teacher conferences for first quarter November 7

K-5 parent-teacher conferences will be held Monday, November 7. There will be no school that day. All K-5 students have been scheduled for a specific conference time, and parents should have received a designated date and time... — Updated 11/3/2011


OHS to hold silent auction for old school light fixtures

An old storage room at school was cleaned out recently, where staff members found some old beautiful light fixtures from the old Odessa High School. Several people have indicated interest in these items. To make it fair, have some... — Updated 11/3/2011


Wildcat best Titans in very grueling matchup in Wilbur

Wilbur-Creston defeated Odessa-Harrington’s volleyball team Saturday, October 29, in a grueling 5-game match, 30-28, 23-25, 25-13, 22-25 and 15-6. Despite the loss, the Titans... — Updated 11/3/2011


Rock Doc

At first I wasn’t sure I was reading the CNN report correctly. The story hinged on special pavement that uses the impact of human feet to generate electricity. That’s right. A... — Updated 11/3/2011


Four generations gathered for Odessa Deutschesfest

Deutchesfest weekend brought special visitors to see Great Granny, Mildred Deife. Her great grandchildren and their parents, Tyler and Adelee Stone from Chandler, Ariz. visited,... — Updated 11/3/2011


Odessa Quilt Club activities abound all through the year

The Odessa Quilt Club elected new officers for the coming year at the monthly October business meeting. The new officers are as follows: President, Debbie Buscher; Vice President, Kathie Donahue; Treasurer, Julie Weishaar;... — Updated 11/3/2011


Reyes family welcomes baby boy born October 17 in ML

Alberto and Lyndsay Reyes of Odessa, along with their children Chloe, AJ, and Mackenzie, have announced the arrival of their newest family member. Carlos Glen Reyes was born... — Updated 11/3/2011

 By Janet Trautwein    News

Taking advantage of Medicare Advantage

It’s hard to believe, but Medicare’s open enrollment season began recently. And this year, as a result of the federal health reform law, seniors will have to brace for several changes. Seniors who rely on privately administered... — Updated 11/3/2011


Export Exchange 2012 in Minneapolis October 22-24

The U.S. Grains Council and the Renewable Fuels Association are pleased to announce dates for the Export Exchange 2012, an international trade conference focused on the export of U.S. coarse grains and co-products, including distil... — Updated 11/3/2011


Charles Lee Schoonover

Charles Lee Schoonover, age 79, died suddenly Friday, October 28, 2011, at Sacred Heart Medical Center after a short-term illness. He was born August 6, 1932, near Odessa on the... — Updated 11/3/2011


Bill Warren

Wilmon K. “Bill” Warren of Lewiston, Idaho died Sunday, October 23, 2011 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center. He was 76. Bill was born July 21, 1935 at Chickasha, Okla., to Floyd V. and Ina L. Brown Warren. The family lived... — Updated 11/3/2011

 By Lise Ott    Opinion

Advice from a small town girl

A few months ago, I decided to let most of my magazine subscriptions lapse. I was getting about six different quilter’s magazines, which I love but seem to be unable to recycle.... — Updated 11/3/2011


Letter to the Editor: History a favorite of readers

I was thrilled today to read in the October 20 edition of The Odessa Record what my father (John Napier) had done 75 years ago. Because I was too young in 1936 to know of his ongoing work with cattle, things like this are helping... — Updated 11/3/2011


Letter to the Editor: Other Washington filled with the wealthy

Some interesting fact that you will never hear on the mainstream media. According to the Washington Post, the Washington D.C. area has become a great place for those that enjoy “living the dream”.... Washingtonians now enjoy... — Updated 11/3/2011

 By Don C Brunell    Opinion

Good news, bad news about cars

Today, the good news is cars are safer, more fuel-efficient and emit fewer greenhouse gases. The bad news is today’s automobiles burn less gas and cars in the future will be... — Updated 11/3/2011


Redistricting plans to bring changes

Every 10 years, the bipartisan Washington State Redistricting Commission is established to redraw the state’s legislative and congressional districts. Four commissioners are appointed by the legislature, and those four then... — Updated 11/3/2011


OHS is School of Distinction for 2011

For outstanding improvement in student achievement, Odessa High School was one of only 99 schools in the state of Washington to receive a 2011 School of Distinction Award. The 2011 School of Distinction award winners include 53... — Updated 11/3/2011

 By Lise Ott    News

OTC #1 in Western Region

Odessa Trading Company has been informed that it is the top sales dealer in CaseIH’s Western Region for 2011, and one of the top 28 CaseIH dealers in North America for the year.... — Updated 11/3/2011


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