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Law requires tobacco/vaping buyers be age 21

The Lincoln County Health Department has joined a statewide effort to educate the public about legislation changing the age at which tobacco and vaping products can be sold to younger members of the public. As part of its work to protect kids and...

 

Ag shop awarded grant, purchases new equipment

The Odessa School District and its Ag Shop have received a $16,879.33 grant from the Washington FFA Foundation. Odessa agriculture teacher HaLee Walter and school Superintendent Dan Read applied for the WaFFA Foundation grant in hopes of being able...

 

WSP phone number used in 'Spoofing' scam

Fraudulent bomb threats drive vulnerable and unsuspecting to website Olympia, Washington - Late Monday afternoon, the Washington State Patrol (WSP) became aware that a WSP-associated phone number is being “spoofed” and fraudulent bomb threats are...

 

Planning under way for 50th anniversaries in 2020

The December 10 meeting of the Odessa Chamber of Commerce at noon in the public library was by far more sparsely attended than last month’s meeting at which several guests were present. Nevertheless, the members who were present Tuesday voted to...

 

Chamber and HOHS meetings; Hometown Christmas celebration

HOHS The Harrington Opera House Society met in the Art Room on December 2 for their monthly meeting. Attending were Billie Herron, Mark and Sheryl Stedman, Becky Moeller, Karen Robertson and Ellen...

 

Christmas Fest fun for all

As I walked into the community center on Wednesday, December 4, you could feel the Christmas spirit at the door. The room was filled with vendors from near and far. If you were looking to find that...

 

Tigers take 1B football title again

The Odessa Tiger football team completed their second consecutive unbeaten season to retain the 1B traveling trophy. For the senior boys especially, it was the culmination of an unbroken string of...

 

Football Tigers repeat as 8-man 1B champs

The Odessa Tigers defeated the Naselle Comets December 7 at Mt. Tahoma Stadium in Tacoma by a score of 80 to 26. Odessa built its commanding lead in the first half (54-6 at half time), then eased up s...

 

Nigerian Christmas a celebration with family

To the Editor: Nigerian Christians celebrate Christmas in special ways. If possible, most return to the village of their ancestors, even those living abroad. Beginning early on Christmas Day, goats are brought to slaughter, and then the cooking and...

 

Death Notice

MILLS, Gary Mervin – (age 85) passed away on November 26, 2019 in Odessa, Washington. Gary was born August 16, 1934 at Odessa to Herbert and Dorothy Mills. A Celebration of Life service will be announced and held at a later date. The family has...

 

In for the fight of his life

[Editor’s note: Pat Gamache of Odessa continues the story of his dealings with the medical profession and battles with addiction and illness. His earlier submission ran in the 2019 issues of October 10, 17 and 24.] I saw a doctor (not here) about...

 

This Week in Odessa History Record cold temps, soldiers home for holidays

100 years ago The Odessa Record December 14, 1919 News updates: Temperatures dropped to 25 degrees below zero, the coldest on record since Jan. 19, 1913, when it dropped to 19 below. The government order to cut down train service will not effect the...

 

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 criminal or suspi...

 

Court report

SUPERIOR COURT John F. Strohmaier, Judge New Criminal Cases Jason J. McClure, Monney Lake, 41, charged with possession of a controlled substance other than marijuana, in connection to an incident on Mar. 13, 2019, in which a state trooper alleges he...

 

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