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 By Drew Lawson    News

WIAA delays start of winter sports

RENTON-The pandemic has struck another blow to local athletics. The WIAA voted to delay the start of winter sports to Feb. 1, 2021 and shorten each sports season to seven weeks... — Updated 11/18/2020

 
 By Drew Lawson    News

After school sports shuttered

DAVENPORT-The Gorillas were planning to begin after-school practices for boys and girl's basketball and wrestling today, Nov. 16. Those plans were axed after Gov. Jay Inslee's... — Updated 11/16/2020

 
 By Drew Lawson    News 

Fairchild celebrates 73rd year of refueling wing

FAIRCHILD AFB-Nov. 17 was the 92nd Air Bombardment Wing's 73rd birthday at Fairchild Air Force Base. To celebrate, the base hosted members of the media, including reporter Drew... — Updated 11/22/2020

 
 By Drew Lawson    News 

UPDATED: WIAA delays start of winter sports season

RENTON – The pandemic has struck another blow to local athletics. The WIAA voted to delay the start of winter sports to Feb. 1, 2021 and shorten each sports season to seven weeks... — Updated 11/20/2020

 
 By Jamie Henneman    News 

Union talks may go to high court

DAVENPORT – A lawsuit by the Lincoln County Commissioners to ensure that negotiations with public employee labor unions are open to the public has received a ruling from the state appeals court. The decision sets the case to pote... — Updated 11/19/2020

 
 By Jamie Henneman    News 

Hospital board set to approve 2021 budget

DAVENPORT – The Lincoln Hospital District is set to review their 2021 budget this Thursday, Nov. 19 with plans to approve a $34 million budget that shows the district in a positive financial state. A preliminary budget was... — Updated 11/19/2020

 
 By Jamie Henneman    News 

Harrington Opera House offers "Zoom Room"

HARRINGTON – The Harrington Opera House is offering its online meeting space to community members who may need to attend online meetings for work or school during COVID-19... — Updated 11/19/2020

 
 By Roger Harnack    News 

Oregon tops WSU 43-29

PULLMAN - The Washington State University Cougars showed Saturday night that they can play with the best in the NCAA. But a strong first half wasn't enough to keep the No. 11... — Updated 11/19/2020

 
 By Roger Harnack    News 

Clay shoot canceled in wake of shutdown

ST. JOHN – Rock Lake Sporting Clays has canceled its fund-raising shoot for this Saturday, Nov. 21. Gary Newton, owner of the Rock Lake Sporting Clays on Stevens Road, confirmed the cancelation Monday. “Due to the governor’s... — Updated 11/19/2020

 

Truck rollover closes Highway 231

REARDAN--A driver was cited for driving while under the influence after a semi truck of construction lumber overturned on Highway 231 on Friday. The Nov. 6 spill occurred near... — Updated 11/16/2020

 
 By Jamie Henneman    News

'Revenues down, expenses up'

LINCOLN COUNTY – The Lincoln County Commissioners are working with department heads to create a balanced budget for 2021, but surmounting a projected $1.2 million shortfall will require some deliberate actions. The situation at... — Updated 11/16/2020

 
 By Jamie Henneman    News

'Gender inclusive' policy passed by Harrington schools

HARRINGTON – The Harrington School Board recently passed a “gender inclusive” policy on Oct. 28 to address the needs of transgender and gender-expansive students. The policy affirms that an “inclusive approach” to... — Updated 11/16/2020

 

Halloween car crash results in drug, gun bust

DAVENPORT – A Halloween car crash on Highway 2 resulted in the arrest of a woman with multiple felony warrants who was also in possession of an illegal firearm and drugs.... — Updated 11/16/2020

 

Republicans "disappointed" with election

LINCOLN COUNTY – In the wake of the still uncertain 2020 election results, local Republican party leaders say they are disappointed with how the election has gone so far. Two major elections in Washington, both for state... — Updated 11/16/2020

 

Colville Tribes become broadband license recipient

NESPELEM, Wash. – The Colville Tribes announces that it is one of the first recipients of a spectrum license issued through the Federal Communications Commission and its Rural Tribal Window program. This license provides the... — Updated 11/16/2020

 
 By Drew Lawson    News

Cyberstalking hits Reardan

REARDAN – An argument over harassment on Facebook resulted in the arrest of a Reardan man who officials are charging with cyberstalking and resisting arrest. Quintin J. Wright, 22, was booked into Lincoln County Jail on Nov. 3... — Updated 11/16/2020

 

Gants promoted to sergeant

DAVENPORT--Gabe Gants (left) was recently promoted to the position of sergeant at the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office. Gants has served with the sheriff's office as a deputy for 16... — Updated 11/16/2020

 

Fake WA veteran's charity fined nearly $1 million

TACOMA – A Pierce County Superior Court judge ordered a charity that deceptively claimed to help veterans to pay a total of nearly $1 million in restitution and financial penalties. The sham charity’s sole officer, Michael... — Updated 11/16/2020

 

Leffel, Otis & Warwick firm joins Eide Bailly Alliance

DAVENPORT – CPA firm Leffel, Otis & Warwick, P.S. of Davenport, Wash., is a new member of the Eide Bailly Alliance, a member-based association of non-competing CPA firms formed by Eide Bailly, one of the top 25 CPA firms in the... — Updated 11/16/2020

 
 By Jamie Henneman    News

Two students test positive for COVID-19

DAVENPORT – The local High School switched all students to remote learning this week after two high school students tested positive for Coronavirus. Davenport Superintendent Jim Kowalkowski said the school district is working clo... — Updated 11/16/2020

 
 By Drew Lawson    News

Athletes adjust to practices during the pandemic

LINCOLN COUNTY – Davenport and Reardan student-athletes had to wait seven months until practices could resume in any fashion. Now, sports camps have been occurring since October,... — Updated 11/5/2020

 

WIAA begins determining possible sport seasons

RENTON, Wash. – The WIAA Executive Board approved a process for determining the status of upcoming WIAA seasons during the 2020-21 school year Nov. 2. The process outlines a... — Updated 11/5/2020

 

Scammers pose as health officials

OLYMPIA – Warning to health care professionals with Washington licenses: Beware of scammers falsely claiming to represent the Washington State Department of Health – and don’t send money to anyone without being certain of... — Updated 11/5/2020

 

Semi rolls over near Creston

CRESTON – A semi truck that rolled off the road on Oct. 31 near Creston did not result in any injuries, according to the Washington State Patrol. The truck rolled onto its right side after the driver was pulling over to use the... — Updated 11/5/2020

 

Prescribed pile burn notice at Lake Roosevelt for Fall 2020

COULEE DAM – Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area may implement the following pile burns during the fall of 2020. Pile locations: • Martin Creek, 12 acres, about 3 miles south of Haag Cove, Ferry County • Hunters, 4... — Updated 11/5/2020

 

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