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Articles from the January 24, 2013 edition

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There and back again: Two Odessa girls help change the world

We would like to start with a big hug for all of the support (financial and/or spiritual) that the Odessa community gave us for this amazing journey! No matter how great we are at describing the...

 

The Year in Review

September The Apache Pass wildfire grew from about 200 acres to about 18,000 acres in about 2 days because of wind. Extremely dry conditions in the scablands and plenty of dry grass for fuel contributed to the blaze. All available firefighters from...

 

Old Town Hall meeting scheduled January 31

The Old Town Hall in Odessa has served many functions over its lifetime. On January 10, approximately 15 to 20 townspeople gathered there to discuss the building’s future. Lise Ott is heading up an...

 

Editorial: Light at the end of the tunnel?

We are still trying our best to figure out what transpired at the Inland Empire Oilseeds facility just prior to Christmas. Well, actually, what transpired was that the workforce was laid off and the plant was shuttered. Chapter 7 bankruptcy was filed...

 
 By Lise Ott    Opinion    January 24, 2013

Advice from a small town girl

Lately I’ve been thinking about what advice the old me (that is, the me I am today) would give the young me. The first thing that popped into my head was, “Don’t wear shoes that hurt your...

 

Spokane man charged with stealing $113,271 in workers' comp benefits

Doyle Ronald Wheeler, 36, of Spokane, has been charged in Spokane County Superior Court with first degree felony theft for illegally collecting workers’ compensation benefits. Wheeler collected benefits from 2008 to 2011 on a workplace-injury...

 

Primetimers seek to expand group membership in 2013

On January 2, 2013, the first meeting of the new year was held by the Primetimers senior group at the Old Town Hall. After a nice luncheon, some of the members stayed and played pinochle and Mexican dominoes. After a lengthy discussion, it was...

 

Letter to the Editor: Immigrants no longer a pressing need for America

We are a nation of immigrants! Immigrants that were needed to build railroads, homestead the land, cut down the forest, work in the factories and fuel the westward movement. We don’t have those needs anymore as we have 7.8% unemployment. We have th...

 

Donald "Don" D. Tschritter

Donald “Don” D. Tschritter, 70, a lifelong resident of Marlin, died Friday, January 18, 2013 at his home. Don was born on June 10, 1942 in Odessa to the late Edward and Lena (Litt) Tschritter. Immediately following graduation from high school,...

 

Odessa's Gun Club hosts 23 shooters for the competition

The Odessa Gun Club met Sunday, January 20, 2013. Only one participant shot a 25: Nick Tebow. Participants who shot 24's: Landon Lobe, Traig Weishaar and Hunter Bramer. Shooting 23's: Jared Praetorius, Jim Smith and Brady Gies. Tyler Smith, Tom...

 

Marlin Gun Club results from second meet of 2013

The Marlin Gun Club met Sunday, January 20, 2013. Shooting 25’s: Bill James, Doug Starkel and Travis Iksic. Shooting 24’s: Dave Lang, Ken Eckhart, Mark Edwins, Austin Nelson, Kurt Moore and Dan Williams. Mark Iksic, Carman Eckhart, Kyle Lesser...

 

This Week in Odessa History

Eighty years ago, in February 1933, when the Great Depression was still raging, the Washington State Legislature was considering a bill for the consolidation of sparsely populated contiguous counties as a means of cutting costs of government....

 

O-H girls win one, lose one last weekend in basketball

O-H vs. St. Michaels Junior varsity The St. Michael’s girls JV game Friday, January 18, was a win for the O-H Titans, 28-23. O-H 6 3 6 13     28 St. M. 1 8 11 2     23 Casey Schlomer led the scoring with 8. Shelbey...

 

VC and St. Michaels both fall to Titans on weekend

O-H vs. Valley Christian Varsity On Saturday, January 19, the Titans defeated Valley Christian at home in Odessa, 53-45. After trailing at the end of the first quarter and engaging in a cold-shooting second quarter for both teams, the Titans were...

 

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...

 

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