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Hazard plan meeting 8/28

Davenport, Wash. (August 2, 2018) – Lincoln County launched a project to update the Hazard Mitigation Plan. The next planning meeting is open to the public and will take place on August 28, 2018, at 10 a.m. at the Board of County Commissioners...

 
 By Marjorie Womach    News    August 9, 2018

Harrington news

Chamber of Commerce The Harrington Chamber of Commerce met August 1 at noon at The Post & Office with Tim Tipton, Cindy Haase, Paula Harrington, Rollie Behrens, David Michaelson, Mark Stedman,...

 

Guard to fight wildfires

OLYMPIA – Fire season is stretching state resources thin. To date, the Department of Natural Resources – the state’s largest firefighting force – has responded to 891 fires that have burned 113,000 acres (for context, DNR responded to 853...

 

News round-up

Medical providers leaving Odessa's two nurse practitioners Rich Ervin and Debbie Fogg have given notice that they intend to leave their positions at Odessa Memorial Healthcare Center later this fall....

 

Gearing up for a new year

The Board of Directors of Odessa School District #105 met in the high school library on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 6:05 p.m., with board chair Ed Deife, board members Heather Valverde, Chris Crossley, Janie Steward and Carmen Weishaar present,...

 

LC fairgrounds study done, proposals made

Davenport, WA, July 25, 2018 – Lincoln County recently conducted a highest and best-use study of the 11-acre property that is the county fairgrounds. The goal of the study was to identify opportunities for increasing fairgrounds revenue to a level...

 

Land of free has cost

I always knew that we had free press, but do we? If we let Trump tell us the press is always lying even when it’s not; is it really free, or are we just trying to tell ourselves that it is? We are also free to assemble, free to choose, or not...

 
 By Marjorie Womach    News    August 2, 2018

Harrington news

Summer Reading Program Thursday, July 26, Victoria Rice met the school portion of the Summer Reading Program at the city park while Cindie Rice waited at the library for the local children to arrive....

 

This 'n' that news wrap-up

Andy's Fruit and Produce Those of you who visit this produce stand once a week each summer next to the Odessa tourist park have likely noticed that Andy has been wearing a neck brace recently. She...

 
 By Wage Magers    News    July 26, 2018

Special equipment in action

On July 22, the Lincoln County Dispatch team received a report of a 75-year-old male who had been injured near Pacific Lake outside of Odessa. The individual wrecked a motorcycle and injured his ankle/foot and was unable to get himself out of the...

 

Seeking eye witnesses to Gorge concert assaults

Near GEORGE, Wash. (24JULY2018) – Detectives with the Grant County Sheriff’s Office are investigating two assaults which happened during Saturday’s Phish concert at the Gorge Amphitheater near George, Washington. Sheriff’s deputies were...

 

Food bank stores low

It is that time of year when stocks on the shelves at the Odessa Food Bank are getting low. The following is a list of most needed food items. Food donations may be dropped off at any of the local churches or by contacting Merleen Smith at 982-2202....

 

Staying healthy in hot weather

OLYMPIA – In response to forecast heat, state health officials are issuing a health advisory and urging people to take precautions. Groups at increased health risk from extreme heat include older adults (ages 65+), people with chronic medical...

 

Measles: It's never too late to get vaccinated

OLYMPIA –The Washington State Department of Health is reminding people, who are not vaccinated, that it is never too late to get their measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine. The summer is a great time to get outdoors and have fun; don’t let me...

 

Harrington news

Mayor of Harrington resigns A special City Council meeting was called Monday, July 23, at 7:30 p.m. with one item on the agenda, the mayor’s resignation letter. Mayor Dillon Haas called the meeting to order with five council members present:...

 

Odessa Little League boys and girls finish great season

Alberto and Lyndsay Reyes took over the task of organizing more than 30 Odessa boys and girls playing Little League baseball this year. Alberto has taken on the role of attending Little League board...

 

BLM urges protection of public lands from fires

Spokane, WA –The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Spokane District is committed to keeping public landscapes healthy and productive. Because of this the district has issued a fire restrictions order on public lands administered by the BLM in...

 

Masquers Theater holds summer camp

We are excited that our first ever week-long theater camp for children is almost here. Masquers Summer Youth Program starts on Monday, July 23, and will run through Friday, July 27, with a 2 p.m. performance on Saturday, July 28. Registration forms c...

 
 By Wade W. Magers    News    July 19, 2018

Marine One detains fire suspects on Lk. Roosevelt

On July 12, 2018, at about 1:20 hours the Lincoln County Dispatch Center received a 911 call from an alert Lincoln County citizen reporting they had observed a boat with several occupants lighting...

 

Free postage now for primary ballots

OLYMPIA — Registered voters throughout Washington will soon be receiving ballots for the August 7 Primary Election. Thanks to Secretary of State Kim Wyman, Governor Jay Inslee, and county officials statewide, voters in every county can return...

 

Harvest Safety issue coming next week

Trucks will soon be bringing their grain loads to town and to rural warehouses, and The Record's harvest safety issue will come out next week. Our advertisers are requested to respond to our requests for participation by the close of work on July...

 

Free training: Strategies for local procurement

Margie Hall of the Lincoln County Economic Development Council has sent word that the Washington State Department of Commerce wants to assist local firms in successfully winning government contracts with their local government agencies. Join them...

 

Prepare now for smoke, unhealthy air quality

OLYMPIA – As wildfire season heats up, officials at the Washington State Department of Health are urging everyone in Washington to plan now for smoky days with poor air quality. Simple steps to take now: Identify where to find air quality reports...

 
 By Marjorie Womach    News    July 19, 2018

Harrington news

HOHS Monday, July 9, the Harrington Opera House Society met in the Art Room at 7 p.m. with Ed and Bunny Haugan, Billie and Gordon Herron, Mark and Sheryl Stedman, Linda Wagner, Marge Womach, Carol, Ellen Evans, and Becky Moeller present. Minutes and...

 
 By Terri King    News    July 12, 2018

Community service project team first in the nation

Baltimore, Maryland was the destination for 25 members of Odessa High School's Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter competing in the 2018 National Leadership Conference. Over 12,000...

 

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