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Lady golfers enjoy summer league at Odessa Golf & RV

Voise Sausage sold to new owners

Voise Sausage, Odessa’s venerable supplier of the Biergarten during Deutsches Fest and of other loyal customers throughout the rest of the year, now has new owners. Darren and Kendrain Summers have purchased the business from Jason and Chandra...

Common Core generating plenty of comment

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan obviously knew what he was doing when he timed the USDOE revocation of Oklahoma’s NCLB Waiver on the proverbial “take out the trash day,” just before the long Labor Day weekend. One Duncan soundbite is that...

Lincoln County Fair results and pictures

Colton Messer of Marlin won a blue ribbon for his booth containing a bee exhibit. Melloney Deife of Odessa won a special award for her Cutos of Pink poster In Herdsmanship, the Beef Barn won in the...

Harrington News

The Harrington Chamber of Commerce met Wednesday, September 3, under President Cassandra Paffle-Dick. Chamber members present were Bunny Haugan, Margie Hall of the Lincoln County Economic Development ...

Old Town Hall gets facelift

One small step in the rejuvenation of Old Town Hall has been completed in plenty of time for Deutsches Fest. Old Town Hall Rejuvenation Society members waited impatiently for the weather to cool...

Contract awards for repairs at Grand Coulee, Hungry Horse

The Bureau of Reclamation awarded a $1.85 million contract on September 2 to ABB, Inc. in Cary, North Carolina, to perform transformer oil cooler replacements at Grand Coulee Dam. Over the past several years the existing transformer oil coolers...

Phone assistance program: Stay connected for $8/mo.

Residents who participate in or are eligible for certain public-assistance programs, such as Food Assistance or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families from the state Department of Social and Health Services, are entitled to receive local telephone...

Crack in hull halts Keller Ferry

The Keller Ferry across the Columbia River on State Route 21 is out of service until further notice. Water is seeping into one of the Sanpoil’s internal compartments through a hairline crack below the waterline. The Washington State Department of...

Human West Nile case tied to Grant County mosquitoes

A Pierce County woman in her 30s who recently spent time in Grant County has been confirmed as having West Nile virus. Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department has investigated the case and determined that the individual was likely exposed to the...

Correction

Also missing from last week’s group picture were Caleb Singer, Morgan Lewis and Porter Whitmore. Max Greenwalt and Colby Sooy are FFA members and are not in 4-H. Jakob Starkel is a member of neither 4-H nor FFA and was merely an observer at the...

Guest Editorial

A friend of mine recently shared this story: When asked if he would be willing to volunteer for a shift in the Deutsches Fest Biergarten, a local resident reportedly asked where the money made at the ...

Welcome to my Kitchen

Zucchini are still at peak production and several great recipes have come in over the past week. Kendall Fisher shared his recipe for Stuffed Zucchini, bursting with savory taco and cheese flavor....

Rock Doc

Alex Waroff had a fantastic summer job this year. The veterinary student at Washington State University worked with faculty members as they tested just how clever grizzly bears are. What’s at issue ...

Lady golfers enjoy summer league at Odessa Golf & RV

The women’s golf group, “Chicks with Sticks,” had 46 women turning out. Six of the women had either never golfed before or only golfed a few times. The group started play in mid-June and...

You could win this quilt

This quilt is being raffled off at Experience Quilts! on Sunday of...

Local grows Vietnamese gourds

Prolific gourd plants grace the back yard of Elton Renken of Odessa. A Vietnamese friend brought the seeds with him from Vietnam. As far as Renken knows, the...

Birthdays and Anniversaries

Birthdays for September 11: Wes Melcher and Hope Marshall. September 12: Chuck Carper, Amy Shaw, Marvin Greenwalt, Victoria Collins, and Jan Weeks Burghard. September 13: Andy read, Michael Nichols III, Sadie Steward, Griffey Powell, Zach Schafer,...

The Weather

High Low Prec. S Sept. 04 70 41 .00 Sept. 05 77 41 .00 Sept. 06 82 43 .00 Sept. 07 87 41 .00 Sept. 08 87 42 .00 Sept. 09 83 45 .00 Sept. 10 77 45 .00 Yearly total to date 5.72 inches. Snow accumulation: 8.5 inches to date. Seasonal rain: September...

Fundraising events planned for mission trip to Mexico

Heritage Church is gearing up for a mission trip to San Felipe, Mexico to join former Odessa resident John Gilbert and his 99+1 Ministries organization next year on November 7 - 14, 2015. One of the projects the Odessa church will participate in...

Senior Menu

WEDNESDAY, Sept 17: Country fried steak, mashed potatoes & gravy, green beans, tossed veggie salad, fruit cocktail, WW roll, and pudding. THURSDAY, Sept 18: Sloppy Joe sandwich, green beans, coleslaw, and frosted cake. If you are not a regular...

Odessa Grain

The latest cash grain market here showed Soft White Wheat down at $6.18. Hard Red Winter is down at $6.18. DNS is up at $8.52. Barley remains at...

Wehr's award a repeat

Odessa High School senior and Advanced Science Research Laboratory student Thorsen Wehr has again been selected to receive the Washington State Academy of Sciences Award. Since he had already participated in the American Junior Academy of Sciences...

What's Hot

Odessa School Menu MONDAY, Sept. 15: Pancakes. Lunch: Cheeseburger, herbed potatoes, and fruit & veggie bar. TUESDAY, Sept. 16: Cereal and toast. Lunch: Turkey sandwich, rice salad, and fruit & veggie bar. WEDNESDAY, Sept. 17: Biscuit and sausage....

Titan football off to good start with lopsided 60-6 win

In the season opener at home in Odessa last Friday, September 5, the Odessa-Harrington Titans soundly defeated the St. John-Endicott team by a score of 60-6. The mercy rule is no longer in effect, meaning that the clock keeps running no matter how...

Volleyball starts with practice tourneys

Gorilla Classic At the Gorilla Classic Volleyball Tournament held last Saturday, September 6, in Davenport, the Odessa-Harrington girls lost to Davenport by scores of 17-25 and 12-25 and also lost to Omak by two games to one, winning the first game...

Court 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 criminal or...