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Harrington school board accepts LRS proposal

HARRINGTON – A special meeting of the school board was held Monday, May 9, in the high school library to decide whether or not to accept an offer from the combined Lind-Ritzville/Sprague sports organization to join them for a... — Updated 5/16/2022

 By Drew Lawson    News 

Becker to retire after 39 years with county

DAVENPORT-Lincoln County Public Works director Rick Becker considered pushing for 40 years employed with the county, but decided 39 years was enough. Becker will head for... — Updated 5/14/2022

 By Ashley Parkinson    News 

Chicken discussion tabled by Odessa council

ODESSA- A discussion to allow chickens within town limits was tabled by council at the regular meeting Monday, May 9 until a proposal was made or petitioned. Vivianne Poe, an Odessa resident, said that she understood the council... — Updated 5/14/2022


Filing week is next week

DAVENPORT—The race to find Sheriff Wade Magers’ elected successor is expected to be the most talked-about local race in quite some time. County voters will officially learn who is running during candidate filing week, which... — Updated 5/14/2022

 By Drew Lawson    News 

Davenport school board discusses '22-23 budget

DAVENPORT—The school board heard about and discussed the district’s finances at a budget meeting Monday, May 9 that included projects for enrollment figures of 540 and 565. Business manager Dana Telecky shared an initial draft... — Updated 5/14/2022

 By Ashley Parkinson    News 

Seller's market prominent throughout county

DAVENPORT–Available houses are few and far between here. Lincoln County is currently a prominent seller’s market. There are more buyers than there are available properties. “ In my opinion the lack of available properties... — Updated 5/14/2022


Your Local Government

Government and community meetings and gatherings for the week of May 13-19. If you’d like your organization included in this tab, email Monday, May 16 Lincoln County Commissioners meeting at 8 a.m. in... — Updated 5/14/2022

 By Drew Lawson    News 

Davenport Sporting Goods heading mostly online

DAVENPORT-The local Sporting Goods store will be transitioning to a mostly-online model by the end of the month, store ownership announced on the business Facebook page last week.... — Updated 5/14/2022

 By Ashley Parkinson    News

Free student meals conclude with school year

ODESSA- Superintendent Dan Read informed the board that the free meals for all students will conclude at the end of this school year at the board’s meeting Wednesday, April 27. Students who are eligible for free or reduced meals... — Updated 5/6/2022

 By Drew Lawson    News

Harrington board weighs future of athletics

HARRINGTON—Will the Panthers stay put for sports? Or is a merger with Lind-Ritzville/Sprague, Davenport or Odessa on the horizon? Those were some of the questions the school board faced at its special meeting Monday, May 2 in... — Updated 5/6/2022


Highway 2 project timeline adjusted

DAVENPORT—A Department of Transportation construction project expected to bring 15-minute delays to travelers on Highway 2 between here and Reardan will now begin Thursday, May 5. The project was originally scheduled to begin... — Updated 5/6/2022


Your Local Government

Government and community meetings and gatherings in Davenport, Odessa, Reardan, Harrington and Sprague the week of May 6-12. If you’d like your organization included in this tab, email Monday, May 9... — Updated 5/6/2022

 By Ashley Parkinson    News

Avista to bring car chargers to Harrington

HARRINGTON- Avista will be providing the city with two level 2 car chargers. PDA organizer Jay Gossett stated at council’s April 27 meeting that the grant providing the chargers is through Avista and will be at no cost to the cit... — Updated 5/6/2022


Evans' chase makes jail Rickard's new place

HARRINGTON—A footrace was required for Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputy Jon Evans to detain a suspect breaking into Johnson Family Towing last weekened. Evans responded to a call of a break in at Johnson Family Towing... — Updated 5/6/2022

 By Drew Lawson    News

Willow Ridge may transfer soon

DAVENPORT – The Willow Ridge apartment complex and safe house for victims of abuse or violence may officially be transferred from Family Resource Center to Rural Resources in the next 30 days, Cruze Thompson and Ryan Berendsen of... — Updated 5/6/2022


Odessa turns 120 years old

ODESSA – Last Saturday, April 30, the town celebrated its 120th year of existence in conjunction with other activities held as part of the town's annual Spring Fling events. Visit... — Updated 5/6/2022


Nelson named FBLA Admin of the Year

ODESSA – On April 20, Jamie Nelson, the K-12 principal at the Odessa School District, accepted her award as the FBLA Administrator of the Year for the state of Washington at the... — Updated 5/6/2022


Highway 2 delays expected

DAVENPORT—Drivers traveling between here and Reardan will have to detour or deal with construction delays starting next week. Crews will be performing construction on an 11.5 mile stretch between the end of the bridge just east... — Updated 4/29/2022


Colleen Ellis crowned by former Miss Reardan-Edwall

REARDAN--Colleen Ellis received the Miss Reardan-Edwall crown from the former Queen Emma Wiedmer at a surprise ceremony following Easter Sunday services at Emmanuel Lutheran Church... — Updated 4/28/2022


Cops and courts..April 28 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 possible... — Updated 4/28/2022

 By Drew Lawson    News

Reardan board approves "Screaming Eagles" mascot

REARDAN-The school district's nine-month period of being mascot-less, or "just Reardan," as many locals refer to it, is over. The school board approved a motion to make the "Screami... — Updated 4/28/2022


Your Local Government

Government and community meetings and gatherings for the week of April 29-May 5. If you’d like your organization included in this tab, email Monday, May 2 Lincoln County Commissioners meeting at 8 a.m.... — Updated 4/28/2022

 By Drew Lawson    News

School continues search for new principal

DAVENPORT—The search for a new principal remains ongoing, but a candidate may be selected by next Wednesday, according to discussion at the school board’s regular meeting Monday, April 25. Superintendent Jim Kowalkowski’s... — Updated 4/28/2022


Filing period is 2.5 weeks away

DAVENPORT--The official filing period for the fall elections will be held May 16-20 All offices are subject to both primary and general elections. If more than two candidates file for a position, the primary election would narrow... — Updated 4/28/2022

 By The Record-Times    News

OMHC plans for future fundraising

ODESSA – The local Healthcare Foundation will host its annual fund-raising event May 6. Attendees will have the opportunity to financially support two projects at the hospital and the assisted living facility, Quail Court, while... — Updated 4/28/2022


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