The Odessa Record -

 
Lion's Club Easter egg hunt winners

Golden oldies and new items part of winetasting/ auction

May 2, the day of the Odessa Heathcare Foundation's Annual Wine Tasting & Auction, is quickly approaching. Members of the Foundation are grateful for and impressed by the generosity of donors and ...

Harrington News

By MARJORIE WOMACH Since 1988, under Clay Henry until the present under Michael Cronrath, the Harrington eighth grade Washington State history class has taken a historic field trip. This year many of the eighth grade students, Alex Bruce, Colton...

McMorris Rodgers biding for re-election

Fifth Congressional District Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers announced April 21 that she is seeking re-election to her sixth term in the U.S. Congress. “Eastern Washington is very special. It’s the values I learned here and experience...

Wine Industry Foundation offers $20K in scholarships

Over $20,000 is available this year from the Washington Wine Industry Foundation for students studying viticulture, enology or related disciplines. Applications are due June 1. The Foundation has awarded over $110,000 in scholarships since 2001....

Welcome to my Kitchen

Spring just may be here. Odessa saw pretty nice weather for the annual Easter Egg Hunt put on by the Odessa Lions Club. Families who enjoy dying hard-boiled eggs and hiding for the young folks to...

Avg. family pays $6K/ year in subsidies to Big Business

$6,000. That’s over and above payments to big companies for energy and food and housing and health care and all our tech devices. It’s $6,000 no family would have to pay if we truly lived in a competitive but well-regulated, free-market...

Rock Doc

By DR. E. KIRSTEN PETERS While I have been dinking around for months, trying to lose five pounds, two of my friends have gotten serious about weight loss. Each of them is down 50 pounds. I'm pleased...

Market Perspective

The weather market has begun in earnest. Over the last month the futures have had quite a few twenty cent trading sessions. Some has been due to the continuing confrontation between Russia and the Ukraine, but most of it has been due to weather...

Guest Editorial

By KIMBERLY NELSON “Either you run the day, or the day runs you.” –Jim Rohn Most of us have been in front of the podium of a cheesy motivational speaker at some point. Some of them have the uncanny ability to lift our spirits, make us laugh,...

This Week in Odessa History

100 years ago From The Odessa Record April 23, 1914 The trout season will open on May 1. Daily possession limit is 50 game fish or 20 pounds and one fish. The season closes December 31. The state of Washington will collect nearly $30,000 in taxes...

Lion's Club Easter egg hunt winners

The three winners of baskets filled with Easter toys and candy, after finding the golden egg in each of three age brackets, were Holden Iverson (age 4-6), Aurora Iksic (age 7-9) and Ruger Meise (age...

1955 Ford pickup restored for spring cleanup

This 1955 Ford pickup, belonging to Chuck and Irene Carnes, was loaded up and sent out for restoration as part of their spring...

Wagner had out-sized role in early history

This installment is one of the stories about Dr. L.F. Wagner. The family of Mark Wetjen donated two leases, a business certificate, and a winter jacket once owned by Dr. L.F. Wagner, an early day physician in Harrington, to the Harrington museum....

Old Town Hall Rejuvenation Society

The Society was organized in 2013 by a group of concerned citizens who want to see Odessa’s Old Town Hall have a future in our community, while honoring our community’s past. In our first year, with the town’s manpower, we tackled some...

Birthdays and Anniversaries

Birthdays for April 24: Jim C. Williams, Rebecca Maddock, Nick Evans and Keith Kolterman. April 25: Elizabeth Hayashi. April 26: Chantal Haase and Brooke Lovgren. April 27: Peggy DeWulf, David Hayashi, Kassidy Crossley, Marvin Fink and Cameron...

FFA News

Old-fashioned plowing took place April 12-13 at the Keith and Leanna Schafer farm, where participants from Washington and Idaho brought teams of mules and horses to demonstrate how old-time farm...

Track and field - high school girls/ boys

At the NE 1B/2B league meet for track and field Tuesday, April 15, at Lind-Ritzville High School in Ritzville, the team scoring was as follows: Boys 1. NW Christian-Colbert 114 2. Reardan 94 3. Odessa-Harrington 91 4. Colfax 84 5. Valley Christian...

Track and field- middle school girls/ boys

A Bi-County middle-school track and field meet was held in Odessa Thursday, April 17. 8th-grade boys 1. Springdale 100 2. Davenport 99 3. Wellpinit 88 4. Lind-Ritzville 26 4. Liberty-Spangle 26 6. Wilbur/Creston 17 7. Republic 13 8. Reardan 6 8....

Court Report

Sheriff’s Report 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...

Odessa Ministerial Association receives $3,000 grant

The Odessa Ministerial Association received a grant in the amount of $3,000 from Washington Federal Bank's Local Knows Best Campaign this week, awarded by Odessa branch manager Rebecca Maddock....