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 By Roger Harnack    News

75% of Malden buildings destroyed

MALDEN - High winds and dry weather conditions propelled a wall of flames southwest across rural Spokane and Whitman counties Monday, leveling homes, businesses and government... — Updated 9/11/2020


Davenport school start delayed

DAVENPORT – The school district announced they have pushed back the start of school to Sept. 2 due to delays in accessing a new online curriculum adopted for the 2020/21 school year. Superintendent Jim Kowalkowski said the... — Updated 8/28/2020

 By Jamie Henneman    News

Davenport, Sheriff's Office reach new contract

DAVENPORT – The City of Davenport and the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office have reached a tentative agreement on a new four-year contract for law enforcement services. The contract language is set to be reviewed by the city... — Updated 9/25/2020

 By Jamie Henneman    News

Davenport schools move to half days

DAVENPORT – The Davenport School District has begun to offer half-day classes for all students due to a drop in Covid numbers that lower the risk factor in the county. According to Davenport Superintendent Jim Kowalkowski, the... — Updated 9/25/2020

 By Jamie Henneman    News

Whitney Fire consumes 123,000 acres near Davenport

Fire 20 percent contained A fast moving fire consumed over 123,000 acres in Lincoln County this week as high winds on Monday made the fire hard for crews to contain. The fire, also being referred to as the Hawk Creek fire, is... — Updated 9/23/2020

 By Drew Lawson    Community 

7 activities to do this fall in Lincoln County

LINCOLN COUNTY – When the dust settles and the smoke clears (literally), fall will have descended upon the vast wheat fields of Lincoln County. Tree leaves will go from a dark green to a bevy of orange, red and yellow colors... — Updated 9/23/2020

 By Drew Lawson    News 

Davenport restaurants recovering from pandemic with mixed success

DAVENPORT – Many businesses have been negatively impacted by COVID-19-related shutdowns, but perhaps no industry has been hit harder than restaurant businesses. As the economy begins to turn back in a positive direction, some... — Updated 9/23/2020

 By Jamie Henneman    News 

Davenport City Council tied on police vote

DAVENPORT – A vote on Davenport re-establishing its own police force was tied at last week’s city council meeting, as one council member who would have broken the tie was absent fighting area wildfires. Therefore, the motion... — Updated 9/22/2020


Vincent Julius

Vincent (Vinny) Julius, Sr., passed away peacefully on September 4, 2020, in Davenport, Washington from a short, valiant battle with cancer. Vincent was 72 years young. He was born... — Updated 9/21/2020


Looking back...Sept. 17

The Davenport Times has been serving the Lincoln County community for over a century. Below are some stories from our previous editions. 70 years ago September 14th, 1950 The Davenport Safeway store is running an Anniversary Sale... — Updated 9/21/2020

 By Jamie Henneman    News 

Davenport considers selling land to 'major retailer'

DAVENPORT – The City of Davenport is considering selling a lot known as “Lion’s Park” to a “major retailer” who has shown interest in the property. In a resolution considered by the Davenport City Council on Sept. 9,... — Updated 9/21/2020


Lincoln County Cops and Courts-Sept. 17

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... — Updated 9/18/2020


Emergency grants available to local small businesses

DAVENPORT– The Lincoln County Economic Development Council is accepting applications for emergency grants for businesses with up to 20 employees in Lincoln County. Grant money can be used to assist with a variety of expenses... — Updated 9/14/2020

 By Drew Lawson    News

Local stores see ammo shortfall

DAVENPORT -- Gun owners anticipating the fall hunting season or hoping to get in some target practice are having more difficulty than normal buying ammo. According to national media reported in early August, gun sales in 2020 had... — Updated 9/14/2020


Wind storm creates fire storm

The Labor Day 2020 windstorm this week resulted in a firestorm, with wildfires popping up in numerous locations in eastern Washington. Odessa resident and photographer Susan Jensen... — Updated 9/11/2020


The many lives of Peter Davenport

Te-Ping Chen's Sept. 1 article in the Wall Street Journal, entitled "UFO spotting has replaced bird watching as pandemic obsession," stated that the "non-profit National UFO... — Updated 9/11/2020


Lincoln County Cops and Courts

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... — Updated 9/11/2020


This Week in Odessa History

100 years ago Sept. 10, 1920 Odessa public schools opened Monday for the 1920-1921 school year. High school enrollment is 51, the largest in the history of the school. The curriculum will be the same as the previous year, with the... — Updated 9/11/2020


Lincoln County sheriff's deputy nets felony drug bust

DAVENPORT – A traffic stop by a Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputy last week resulted in the seizure of illegal narcotics and the recovery of stolen property. On Aug. 26 Lincoln... — Updated 9/8/2020

 By Jamie Henneman    News

Building in Lincoln County holds steady

LINCOLN COUNTY – The building of new homes and remodeling of old ones is holding steady in Lincoln County and officials are seeing the demand grow despite Covid-19 shutdowns earlier this year. Lincoln County Building Official... — Updated 9/8/2020


Ronald McKay

McKay, Ronald John (Ron) (Ronnie) – A lifetime resident of Creston, WA passed away after a short illness with Covid 19 on 18 August 2020 in Spokane, WA. Ron was born on 27... — Updated 9/1/2020


Kevin Blair

Kevin Robert Blair, 56, of Davenport, WA (Hawk Creek) unexpectedly passed away in his sleep on Saturday August 08, 2020 in his home. He was in the loving presence of his wife Brenda of 34 years and their two dogs James and Suzie.... — Updated 8/28/2020


Pressman Mark Cordes runs press one last time

Pressman Mark Cordes helped run the press for the last time today, assisting in printing the Davenport Times, Odessa Record and Wilbur Register. Cordes is leaving Free Press... — Updated 8/27/2020


Robert Kramer

KRAMER, Robert A – Passed away August 14, 2020 in Spokane, WA. He was born in Spokane, WA on March 30, 1929 to Alex and Rosa (Lauer) Kramer. He graduated from Harrington High... — Updated 8/26/2020

 By Jamie Henneman    News

County resolves issue with pot grow near Davenport

DAVENPORT – A marijuana grow operation that had run afoul with state and county regulators has made changes to their operation and is now in compliance, according to Lincoln County officials. Complaints from neighbors about the... — Updated 8/21/2020


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