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 By Drew Lawson    News 

Magers, Watkins recognized prior to retirement

DAVENPORT-Dozens of family members, law enforcement officers, county elected officials and community figures packed the Lincoln County Commissioner's chamber to bid Sheriff Wade... — Updated 6/24/2022

 
 By Michaela Friedrich    News 

Kimberly Pearson promoted to advertising manager

CHENEY – Kimberly Pearson is the new ad manager for Free Press Publishing (FPP). Pearson, a former company sales representative, was promoted to the position after the retirement... — Updated 6/24/2022

 
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Odessa's diving board, pool opens

The Odessa pool opened on Father's Day weekend. Swimming enthusiasts' excitement was felt even with the weather in the low 70s.... — Updated 6/24/2022

 
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Llewellyn takes reins of WSU Extension

DAVENPORT--An avid 4-H kid raised on a wheat and cattle farm in Lincoln County, Don Llewellyn never outgrew his childhood love of livestock husbandry. The Washington State... — Updated 6/24/2022

 
 By Drew Lawson    News 

Willow Ridge expected to transfer next week

DAVENPORT—The Willow Ridge apartment complex and safe house for victims of abuse or violence is expected to transfer from Family Resource Center to Rural Resources Monday, June 27, Cruze Thompson of Rural Resources told the... — Updated 6/24/2022

 
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Your Local Government

Government and community meetings and gatherings in Davenport, Odessa, Harrington, Reardan and Sprague for the week of June 24-30. If you’d like your organization included in this tab, email dteditor@centurytel.net. Monday, June... — Updated 6/24/2022

 
 By Ashley Parkinson    News 

Cruize On In Diner up for sale

ODESSA- The Cruize On In Diner is up for sale after being open for less than a year. Dan and Becky Huntington, the owners, painted, cleaned and did minor remodeling to the establishment. Their son Andy Huntington helped with the... — Updated 6/24/2022

 
 By Drew Lawson    News 

Ammonia truck flips near Duck Lake

HARRINGTON—A tanker rollover crash at the intersection of Duck Lake Lamona Road and Duck Lake Road involving a truck carrying 8,840 pounds of anhydrous ammonia resulted in no leaked chemicals and no injuries to the driver. The... — Updated 6/24/2022

 
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Davenport Senior Center at risk of shutting down

DAVENPORT-- The Senior Center is in danger of having to close its doors and losing its ability to provide its meal program for senior citizens. Due to the present state of the economy, including high fuel and food costs, COVID-19... — Updated 6/24/2022

 
 By Drew Lawson    News 

Candidate for Sheriff: Andy Manke

SEVEN BAYS-The current police chief in Reardan wants to level up. Andy Manke, a former Lincoln County Sheriff's Office deputy and a 22-year retired veteran of the Army/National... — Updated 6/24/2022

 
 By Ashley Parkinson    News 

Candidate for Treasurer: Pete Brickner

REARDAN-After a considerable amount of thought, Pete Brickner is running for Lincoln County Treasurer. "I want the citizens of Lincoln County to have a choice," Brickner said. "I... — Updated 6/24/2022

 

Board of directors fires Odessa Hospital CEO

ODESSA – The CEO of Odessa Memorial Healthcare Center was fired after only a year on the job. During a special June 9 meeting, hospital directors voted unanimously to immediately... — Updated 6/24/2022

 
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Cops & Courts

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... — Updated 6/23/2022

 

Good dives only

Summer weather has taken its sweet time arriving this year, but the Davenport Water Park opened Tuesday, June 14. That allowed divers and swimmers to enjoy the outdoors as the sun... — Updated 6/16/2022

 
 By Drew Lawson    News

Partisan candidates gather at RCC forum

DAVENPORT-Partisan candidates running for Lincoln County audiences had a chance to speak to the public and, in some cases, answer questions from concerned citizens at a forum... — Updated 6/16/2022

 
 By Ashley Parkinson    News

Harrington's burn pile closed indefinitely

HARRINGTON- The burn pile is closed to public use, Mayor Jess Silhan reported at council’s June 8 meeting. He said the landowner was concerned about liability issues due to the burn pile. The landowner was also concerned that... — Updated 6/16/2022

 
 By Ashley Parkinson    News

String of incidents plague Odessa

ODESSA-Police Chief Les Jimerson reported multiple incidents at the council meeting Monday, June 12. Jimerson reported a drug overdose with the victim succumbing. He reported seven speeding tickets and one failure to stop. There... — Updated 6/16/2022

 
 By Drew Lawson    News

Candidate for Sheriff: Adam Johnson

DAVENPORT-Adam Johnson may be in law enforcement outside Lincoln County, but the Airway Heights officer believes the position of Lincoln County Sheriff is a natural next step for... — Updated 6/16/2022

 
 By Drew Lawson    News

Candidate for Commissioner: Jason Debord

CRESTON-The current trio of Lincoln County Commissioners has been in office together for nearly a decade. Jason Debord wants to change that, and he's running against incumbent Rob... — Updated 6/16/2022

 

Your Local Government

Government and community meetings and gatherings in Davenport, Odessa, Reardan, Harrington and Sprague for the week of June 17-23. If you’d like your organization included in this tab, email dteditor@centurytel.net. Tuesday,... — Updated 6/16/2022

 
 By Ashley Parkinson    News

Reardan graduation celebrates Class of 2022

REARDAN- The Class of 2022's excitement was felt at the June 11 ceremony. The gym was decorated with school colors of maroon and gray. The Senior Band played the national anthem.... — Updated 6/16/2022

 

Lincoln County expands Board of Health membership

DAVENPORT--The Lincoln County Commissioners are accepting applications to expand the Lincoln County Board of Health in response to updates to RCW 70.05.030. The updated statue requires equal representation between elected... — Updated 6/16/2022

 
 By Drew Lawson    News

Davenport celebrates 37 graduates

DAVENPORT-An indoor graduation open to all members of the public for the first time since 2019 was a welcome sight on a rainy, windy day for locals looking to celebrate the... — Updated 6/13/2022

 
 By Ashley Parkinson    News

Odessa holds in-person graduation

ODESSA- The Class of 2022 Graduation Ceremony was held on Saturday, June 4. The school gymnasium was proudly decorated with orange and black to celebrate the event. Due to the... — Updated 6/13/2022

 
 By Drew Lawson    News

Four grads receive diplomas in Harrington

HARRINGTON-Girl power was on display at this year's graduation, as an all-female Class of 2022 was recognized in a ceremony in the high school gym Friday, June 3. This year's class... — Updated 6/13/2022

 

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