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 By Drew Lawson    News 

Wheat harvest begins early for some

DAVENPORT – Dry and hot conditions dominating the weather cycle in 2021 have led many farmers in the Davenport/Harrington/Reardan area to start wheat harvest early, while others... — Updated 7/29/2021

 
 News 

Trailer crash causes single cow fatality

DAVENPORT – A pickup truck towing a trailer with five cattle crashed on Highway 2 just east of Bennett Road about six miles east of here after a tire in poor condition blew out on the trailer and caused the truck, carrying two... — Updated 7/29/2021

 
 By Drew Lawson    News 

New laws force adjustments for local police

DAVENPORT – 12 new laws changing the way law enforcement conducts its job that passed state legislature in May and went into effect Sunday, July 25 are causing concern and an adjustment period for local officers, sergeants,... — Updated 7/29/2021

 
 By Drew Lawson    News 

Is that a HIPAA violation?

DAVENPORT – Since the COVID-19 vaccine became available to all adults in the United States in mid-April, debate and confusion has raged regarding vaccine requirements, HIPAA (Heal... — Updated 7/29/2021

 
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3-day filing period fast approaching

DAVENPORT – A special 3-day filing period is coming up Tuesday, Aug. 10-Thursday, Aug. 12 for candidates wishing to file for positions that weren’t filed for in May’s regular filing period. The filing period is exclusive to t... — Updated 7/29/2021

 
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High school drafts new schedule

DAVENPORT – After a survey of students indicated a majority preferred the idea, the high and middle school are leaning toward a new schedule style for the 2021-22 school year. A return to five days in person is on the horizon,... — Updated 7/29/2021

 
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School hires Kelp as new custodian

DAVENPORT – The school board approved the hire of a new full-time custodian at its regular meeting July 26. Aaron Kelp has been the custodial lead for the Mead School District since 2010 and is moving to Lincoln County, where... — Updated 7/29/2021

 
 By Drew Lawson    School 

School board approves 21-22 budget, 20-21 budget extension

DAVENPORT – The school board approved two finance-related resolutions at its July 26 meeting. One was petitioning OSPI for a 2020-21 budget extension due to increased expenditures caused by the pandemic, and the other was... — Updated 7/29/2021

 

Lillian K. Stone

Lillian K. Stone Aug. 28, 1930 - July 18, 2021 Lillian K. Stone, 90, passed away July 18, 2021 at Pacifica Senior Memory Living, Coeur d" Alene, Idaho. After several years... — Updated 7/29/2021

 

Cops and courts--July 29 issue

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 7/29/2021

 

Milton James (Jim/ Zimpy) Zimprich

Milton James (Jim/Zimpy) Zimprich, 84, passed away July 11, 2021 at the Odessa Memorial Healthcare Center after a long battle with cancer. Jim was born on May 13, 1937 in Spokane,... — Updated 7/29/2021

 
 By Drew Lawson    Opinion 

The five most exciting and boring Olympic sports to watch

After a long five-year hiatus, the world’s greatest athletes have converged for the Summer Olympics in Tokyo. When I haven’t been busy putting together this week’s paper,... — Updated 7/29/2021

 

Harvest 2021 nearly done

ODESSA – Harvest in Odessa is progressing rapidly this year. The lack of rain and the higher than normal temperatures have reduced yields across the board by about 40 to 50%... — Updated 7/29/2021

 
 By Drew Lawson    News

Council discusses firework ban parameters

DAVENPORT – City councilmembers discussed an ordinance placed before them that would give the local fire chief authority to enact a fireworks ban on the Fourth of July during times of extreme fire danger, such as the dry... — Updated 7/22/2021

 

Schumacher selected as interim county auditor

DAVENPORT – Chandra Schumacher, CPA, was selected by the Lincoln County Commissioners to replace former county auditor Shelly Johnston as interim auditor through Johnston’s elected cycle. Schumacher will begin Sept. 1 and will... — Updated 7/22/2021

 
 By Drew Lawson    News

City remains in the black through second quarter

DAVENPORT – The city has spent just 43% of its budgeted expenditures through the second quarter of 2021, leaving the city in the black through two quarters this year. $3,249,078 was budgeted for spending, and just $1,403,084 has... — Updated 7/22/2021

 

Milton James (Jim/ Zimpy) Zimprich

Milton James (Jim/ Zimpy) Zimprich May 13, 1937 - July 11, 2021 Milton James (Jim/Zimpy) Zimprich, 84, passed away July 11, 2021 at the Odessa Memorial Healthcare Center after a... — Updated 7/22/2021

 

Cops and courts--July 22 issue

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 7/22/2021

 

Pioneer Days competition results

DAVENPORT – The Fishing Derby, Chalk Art Contest and Parade all had winners at this year's Pioneer Days festivities. Here are the winners of each contest and how each contestant... — Updated 7/22/2021

 

July 4 downtown do draws crowd

ODESSA – The July 4 car, truck and bike show held in downtown Odessa drew 12 car entries, six truck entries and six motorcycle entries to town. Ed Riederich of Ritzville entered... — Updated 7/21/2021

 

Harrington Opera House hosting Aug. 8 event

HARRINGTON – The Harrington Opera House Society met July 12 in the lobby of the opera house. Mark Stedman and Karen Robertson offered to contact the Spokane Historical Preservatio... — Updated 7/21/2021

 

Cops and courts-July 15 issue

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 7/15/2021

 

Reardan looks ahead to fall sports schedule

REARDAN – The mascot isn't known yet, but the high school has released its tentative fall sports schedule, with a full docket of games returning for athletes competing in... — Updated 7/15/2021

 
 By Drew Lawson    News

Telford Rest Area Life Flight helipad unveiled

TELFORD – Life Flight helicopters who need to land at the Telford Rest Area to transfer or pick up a patient from an ambulance no longer must land in the parking lot and clear... — Updated 7/15/2021

 

Library Summer Reading Program begins

HARRINGTON – The Summer Reading Program for Harrington Public Library runs July 8-29 each Thursday from 3-5 p.m. at Harrington Memorial Hall under the direction of volunteer and local resident, Kris Moritz, who has conducted the... — Updated 7/15/2021

 

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