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By MAJORIE WOMACH Chamber of Commerce Harrington's Chamber of Commerce met at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 2, at the Post & Office with the following in attendance: Tim Tipton, Cade Clarke, Paula Harrington, Cindy Haase, Kathy Hoob, Dave Michaelson,...

 

Sgobbas' jail and prison ministry relocates to Odessa

By TERRIE SCHMIDT-CROSBY Now that our sometime columnist Vivianne Poe has become busy with other pursuits and has less time to devote to our Meet Your Neighbors articles, we will try to fill the gap...

 
 By Linda Goodman    News    January 10, 2019

A family Christmas to remember

This year, for me, Christmas was an extremely rare treat, I was able to spend it with both of my children. Usually when I visit Ephrata they are working opposing schedules so I can only visit with them solo and if I do happen to get them at the same...

 

The Year in Review

January A five-to-six-month-old pup left for dead in the cold of December was rescued and revived by a group of several animal lovers. Thus began the saga of LuLu in a series of stories written by...

 

First place in Lions Club lighting contest

Sam and Donna Mullens took first place in the 2018 Christmas lighting contest sponsored by the Odessa Lions Club. Their house and yard (front and back) on Sixth Avenue were filled with lights and...

 

Holiday updates, Christmases past and present, music around the city

[Editor’s note: Since The Record did not publish last week due to illness among the staff, we have included double submissions for the Harrington news.] Harrington news submission for 12-27-2018 By MAJORIE WOMACH Omission in the News Last week...

 

Food bank director appreciates generosity

Odessa Food Bank director Merleen Smith was very happy with the help she received in collecting, organizing and distributing donated food over the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. Students in the Odessa chapter of the National Honor Society,...

 

Harrington news Chapel to hold another hymn sing; council adopts 2019 budget

Rocklyn Zion Chapel The December Hymn Sing at the Rocklyn Zion Chapel will be Dec. 28 at 6 p.m. and is “an old-fashioned Christmas” with a live Christmas tree lit with real candles, prayer by Pastor Kim Kruger, singing for everyone, a message by...

 
 By Terri King    News    December 13, 2018

A window for our view, Old Town Hall needs you

The senior citizens of Odessa have been the focus of community service by the local high school chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America for the past two years. Last year the chapter was able to donate $9,000 toward the new roof on the Old...

 

Town Council Council adopts one-month contract

Monday night’s meeting of the Odessa Town Council once again nearly filled the Odessa Public Library, as citizens appeared eager to learn as much as possible about the council’s efforts to provide...

 
 By Faye King    News    December 13, 2018

OTH After-Party, tree lighting enjoyed by many

It was a busy Christmas Fest Day for the Old Town Hall Rejuvenation Society this year! The Pie Booth, organized by talented volunteer Merleen Smith, was appreciated by all pie lovers again this year,...

 

Chamber okays 2019 budget, elects officers

he Odessa Chamber of Commerce adopted its budget for 2019 at its monthly meeting at Any Occasion Banquet Hall on December 11. Much of the budget remained the same or very similar to what was adopted...

 

Holiday season alive and well in Harrington

Chamber of Commerce The Harrington Area Chamber of Commerce met December 5 at The Post & Office with Tim Tipton, Paula Harrington, Debbie Chapman, David Michaelson, Summer Shockley, Kathy Hoob,...

 
 By Chuck Watkins    News    December 6, 2018

Add names to Lions Club holiday greetings board

Fellow Odessans, It is once again time to put the names back on the Christmas greeting board. The Odessa Lions Club would like to see your name up there with all of ours. The board not only shares your holiday spirit with others, the proceeds also...

 

Managing energy costs

SPOKANE, Wash. – Dec. 3, 2018: With the arrival of the sustained colder temperatures, heating systems are operating more frequently and for longer periods of time, which can increase monthly energy costs. Heating can make up to 60 percent of a...

 

Christmas Bazaar, Visits with Santa, Mielke Concert and City Council

City Council The Harrington City Council met November 29 at 5:30 p.m. for a public budget meeting with Mayor Justin Slack, councilmen Nathan Luck, Mike Cronrath, Peter Davenport, Levi Schenk and Tim T...

 

Increase in levies adopted

The board of directors of Odessa School District #105 met in the high school library Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 6 p.m., preceded by a workshop in the district office at 5:30 p.m. for the purpose of reviewing the budget and discussing athletic...

 

OHS Tigers are 1B state champs

Let's roll out the red carpet and start the ticker tape parade. The Odessa Tigers completed a perfect season, 14-0, after their win Saturday afternoon against Almira-Coulee-Hartline, 63 to 12. A...

 

Peterson retires, Clark let go, Odessa has no police

Odessa Mayor Bill Crossley has confirmed that Officer Bryce Peterson retired from the Odessa Police Dept. last Friday and that police chief Tom Clark was let go Monday evening of this week for what...

 

Opportunity Zone opens up in Lincoln County

(November 26, 2018) Last December President Trump signed into law the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The Act included a new economic development incentive that targets private investment - Opportunity Zones. Opportunity Zones offer incentives...

 

Odessa FFA members compete at state

On November 15, twelve FFA members were able to compete in State Potato Judging and State Tractor Driving. This event is held annually at CBTech in Moses Lake. FFA members from all over Washington...

 

Tigers to championship game in Tacoma

The OHS Tigers obliterated the Quilcene Rangers on Saturday afternoon, November 24, at the Wenatchee Apple Bowl. This lady knew that they could get the job done after I looked at the stats and...

 

Holiday prep and festivities well under way and a look backward

Music in the Air A concert will be performed Friday, Nov. 30, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 1, at 2 p.m. by Alicia Mielke on flute and Kevin Garnica on piano at the Mielke barn located at 35099 Rolinco Road E., near Sprague, nine miles south of...

 

Christmas Fest December 5 in community center

The Odessa Junior Livestock 4-H Club is once again busily gearing up for Christmas Fest, which will be held in the Odessa Community Center next Wednesday, December 5. Vendors from near and far will...

 

Playoffs, turkey bingo make for busy day

Saturday, November 17, was a busy day for many Odessa folks. The day started off for parents of school-aged children and other interested community members with a trip to Moses Lake's Lions Field, whe...

 

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