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 By Gabe Gants    Community 

Part 2: Jewelry heist strikes 1918 Davenport

Editor's Note: See the Feb. 18 issue of The Times for part 1 of this historical feature. As safecracker Edward Leroy Lucas laid dying in the Lincoln County Jail, he requested... — Updated 2/26/2021

 
 By The Record    Community 

Harrington News

HARRINGTON – Friday, Feb 12, the Harrington Library Board (Susan Larmer, Betty Warner, Katie Steward, Grace Moeller and Stacey Rasmussen) met with Librarian Marge Womach and Mayor Nathan Luck to discuss recent changes in the... — Updated 2/25/2021

 
 By Laura Estes    Community 

Welcome to My Kitchen

Recipes do fail. Recently I tried a recipe for orange cake with fresh orange syrup. It was circulating the Internet last December. Taking into consideration different tastes among... — Updated 2/25/2021

 
 By Gabe Gants    Community

Historical feature: Jewelry heist strikes 1918 Davenport

If there was ever a year in history that rivaled 2020's embrace for the rapture, it would have to be the year of 1918. It was a year that, like 2020, saw our country in the middle o... — Updated 2/18/2021

 

Harrington News

City Council [Editor’s note: A recording of the ZOOM meeting of the Harrington City Council is available on the YouTube page for the City of Harrington at http://youtube.harrington.city.] HARRINGTON – The Harrington City... — Updated 2/17/2021

 

This Week in Odessa History

100 years ago Feb. 18, 1921 The masque ball given by Odessa members of the Elks fraternity at the Community Hall Friday night was unquestionably the social event of the season for the dancing public. From the standpoint of weather... — Updated 2/17/2021

 

How to celebrate Valentine's Day during the pandemic shutdowns

DAVENPORT – Traditionally, married and committed men around the country anxiously check their bank accounts ahead of Feb. 14, while their wives and partners await and hope for a... — Updated 2/11/2021

 

Council holds public hearing on budget

Public Hearing HARRINGTON – The Harrington City Council held a public hearing on the 2020 Budget Amendment on Jan. 29 via Zoom. Peter Davenport, David Buddrius, Stephen Hardy and... — Updated 2/11/2021

 
 By Laura Estes    Community

Welcome to My Kitchen

Listening to young people talk about food, cooking and recipes can be informative and entertaining. With most families spending more time at home, children are taking an interest... — Updated 2/11/2021

 

This week in Odessa history

100 years ago Feb. 11, 1921 The Odessa High School debate team climbed one round higher on the ladder that leads to the state debate championship for northeastern Washington, when it defeated the strong team from Oroville when... — Updated 2/11/2021

 
 By LeVon Stiles    Community

McKeehen receives Summit Award

DAVENPORT – Marlee McKeehen, 20, of Davenport, WA recently received the highest award in a BSA Venturing Crew, the Summit Award. Venturing is a program of the Boy Scouts of... — Updated 2/4/2021

 
 By The Record    Community

Washington Anytime Library has over 1.7 million checkouts

DAVENPORT – January 12, 2021 – The Washington Anytime Library surpassed 1.7 million digital book checkouts in 2020—an all-time record. This milestone affirms that more people are choosing eBooks, audiobooks and the... — Updated 2/4/2021

 

This week in Odessa History

100 years ago Feb. 4, 1921 The Odessa High School debate team will meet the strong team from Oroville High at the English Congregational Church in the third debate of the state series in what promises to be one of the hardest... — Updated 2/4/2021

 
 By The Record    Community

Coulee Medical Center joins alliance

MOSES LAKE – The Grand Columbia Health Alliance is pleased to announce that Coulee Medical Center, located in Grand Coulee, has joined their healthcare partnership. As part of the Alliance, Coulee Medical Center will now be able... — Updated 2/4/2021

 
 By Lise Ott    Community

The Local

There are more new books at the Odessa library as of this week. Most of them are pure escapism, which isn’t a bad thing during times like these. You can read that as meaning... — Updated 2/4/2021

 
 By Drew Lawson    Community

New county prosecutor is Lincoln County native, veteran

DAVENPORT – Adam Walser grew up on the family farm in the northeast corner of Lincoln County near Devil's Gap before pursuing a law career that would make him a judge advocate in... — Updated 1/28/2021

 
 By Kim Scharff    Community

Where's Walter?

Guest submission by Kim Scharff Editor’s Note: This story highlights the community effort, including that of three boys in the Reardan-Edwall School District, to help the Scharff family locate their lost dog. Kim’s story has... — Updated 1/28/2021 Full story

 
 By Lise Ott    Community

What's next for Old Town Hall?

ODESSA – The Old Town Hall Rejuvenation Society (OTHRS) met January 19 to discuss the next projects for the building. The group agreed that this year’s major project would be... — Updated 1/27/2021

 
 By The Record    Community

Carstensen wins scholarship for online essay

ODESSA – Odessa High School junior Nathan Carstensen is the recipient of a $1,000 scholarship from Next Generation Personal Finance (NGPF). He received an honorable mention for... — Updated 1/27/2021

 

Virtual auction planned by Healthcare Foundation

ODESSA – The Odessa Healthcare Foundation would like to express its appreciation to our community and the surrounding area for the continued support. We strive to meet our mission to improve the healthcare of the community by... — Updated 1/27/2021

 
 By The Record    Community

Area students named to honor rolls

SPOKANE – Spokane Community College lists 2,277 students on its honor roll for the 2020 fall quarter, which ended in December. The honor roll lists those students who achieved a grade point average of 3.0 or above in fall... — Updated 1/27/2021

 
 By Laura Estes    Community

Welcome to My Kitchen

Wrapping up our series on using specialty items hanging out in your pantry after the holiday cooking season is past, I am including a recipe for Mexican Lasagna. Janie Steward... — Updated 1/27/2021

 
 By Drew Lawson    Community

Longtime Davenport resident celebrating 100th birthday

DAVENPORT – Arloine "Barlee" Brown, formerly Boyk, remembers World War II, growing up during the Great Depression and has spent over 80 years of her life combined here. Now,... — Updated 1/21/2021

 

Ireland Luiten makes the Gonzaga President's List

SPOKANE – Ireland Luiten, a resident of Odessa, has earned placement on the Gonzaga University President's List for the Fall semester of 2020. Students must earn between a 3.85... — Updated 1/20/2021

 
 By Lise Ott    Community

Gearing up for Old Town Hall projects

Now that we know a new year doesn’t exactly mean a clean slate, it’s time to get down to business. Most of you already know that rejuvenation of Old Town Hall is one of my favorite obsessions. The Old Town Hall Rejuvenation Soc... — Updated 1/20/2021

 

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