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Muffins With Mom aids parental involvement

[Editor’s note: Last week we ran pictures of this event at school. Additional information about the event is provided here. An earlier event called Donuts with Dad provided similar activities.] With the passage and implementation of the Every...

 
 By Vivanne Poe    Community    May 17, 2018

Meet your neighbors

What a beautiful morning! I am very thankful for life and to be experiencing it here in the lovely, peaceful community of Odessa. Let me introduce you to Jesse, Meri Jane Bohn and their...

 

Braun graduates from UI, working on family's farms

Garret Braun, a 2014 graduate of Odessa High School, completed his studies at the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho, on May 12, 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural and Life Science in Agricultural Systems Management. His overall...

 

Odessa's response to the opioid epidemic

Opioid addiction across the United States, including rural America, is very prevalent and becoming more widespread with its affects hitting closer and closer to home. In response to the opioid crisis and its effects, Odessa Memorial Healthcare...

 
 By Laura Estes    Community    May 10, 2018

Welcome to My Kitchen

Asparagus season has begun. Though we can buy asparagus in the supermarket most of the year, fresh locally grown is a cut above in flavor and texture. Keeping the fresh flavor and texture is all in...

 
 By Vivianne Poe    Community    May 3, 2018

Meet your neighbor

It is finally spring in Odessa, and the world is beautiful. Let me introduce you to my neighbor Frank Clark. Frank was born April 29, 1947 in Everett. He grew up in Lake Stevens with his parents and...

 

Marlin's Stacia Lesser gets award, maintains 4.0 gpa

The WSU Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture has announced the names of its 2018 outstanding students, faculty and staff at its annual convocation ceremony. Award winners include...

 

Welcome to My Kitchen

With the passing of Barbara Bush this past week, it seems appropriate to share her recipe for Chocolate Chip Cookies. During the 1992 Bush/Clinton presidential campaign a family favorite from each of...

 

Stumpjumper generosity

What a wonderful surprise met Merleen Smith when a knock came to her front door from Marcus Horak who was delivering food to The Odessa Food Bank on behalf of The Stumpjumpers who had generously donated many food items to help stock the shelves...

 

Welcome to My Kitchen

Spring keeps tempting us with bits of sunshine between bouts of April downpours. The ground is too soggy to do much garden preparation, so it is a good time to clean out your freezer. Those who...

 

Babysitting Basics class certifies 10 from area

On Monday, April 2, 2018, 10 students spent the first day of spring break in the basement of the Odessa Memorial Healthcare Center becoming certificated babysitters. This brings the total to 103...

 

Weber family reunion

A family reunion is being planned for all descendants of John Adam and Katherine Schoessler Weber in Quincy over the Memorial Day weekend. The Webers emigrated to the United States in 1902, following sons John Adam (Magdalena Giest) in 1889, Jacob...

 

Mad Hatter's Ball Daddy/Daughter Dance

On Saturday, March 24, I had the extreme pleasure of donating and building, with the much needed help of Tammy Tokas, a 25-ft.-long (give or take) balloon arch for The Mad Hatters Ball, the second...

 

Quilting event hosts 90 visitors to Odessa on 3/19

Monday, March 19, Fronen Steppdecker, The Odessa Quilt Club, hosted their 23rd Annual Quilt Til You Wilt, one-day retreat at the Odessa Community Center. The 90 participants came from around the state, some from as far way as Walla Walla, Seattle,...

 

Welcome to My Kitchen

This week we have an assortment of culinary odds and ends, some with Easter dinner in mind, others, answers to recipe requests and cooking inquiries. Often it is a little trick or tip, or knowing...

 

OCMA: What it is and what it does

The Odessa Community Ministerial Association (OCMA) appreciates the Odessa community for its generous support over the years. We want to help make the community more aware of who we are and what we do. Most people in town have a general idea or have...

 

Welcome to My Kitchen

Spring officially begins March 20th. Snowdrops and crocus are blooming, birds are flitting about searching out nesting material. I pulled a few dry weeds and laid them on the garden path to pick up...

 

Meet your neighbors

My interview this week was within walking distance, just four blocks away from my home. But then anywhere you want to go in Odessa is within walking distance. The weather is beautiful, the birds are...

 

Ezra Neil joins the King family on January 27

Alex and Kaci King are proud to announce the birth and adoption of their son, Ezra Neil King, born and placed in their arms on January 27, 2018, at 2:23 a.m. He weighed seven pounds, seven ounces and...

 

Dylan Jeffrey Boss joins Odessa Boss clan

Dylan Jeffrey Boss was born February 28, 2018 to Cory Boss and Leanna Morland. At birth he weighed eight pounds and measured 21 inches long. His paternal grandmother is Sharon Parr and his maternal...

 

Go! Odessa Recreation hosts Mad Hatter's Ball

Dads, grab your favorite girls and mark your calendars, because you won’t want to be late, especially for this very important date. It’s time for The Mad Hatter’s Ball, the second annual daddy/daughter dance put on by Go! Odessa Recreation (a...

 

Season-end trapshoot results

The Inland Northwest Trapshoot competition, sponsored by the Spokesman-Review newspaper of Spokane, completed week seven on Sunday, February 25, and finished up its season with awards on March 4. The...

 

Sheriff's Marine 1 patrol boat reporting for duty

Sheriff Wade Magers introduces Marine 1 to our marine fleet. We were fortunate enough to acquire a new 23-foot vessel made by Life Proof Boat. Our current 1994 19-foot Almar was in tough shape and...

 

Food bank updates its current needed items list

Odessa Food Bank director Merleen Smith says the continuing support of the Food Bank by the local community is helping many low-income residents eat healthier. “We now have plenty of brown grocery bags,” she says, “but currently the items most...

 

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