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McClanahan awarded Medal of Valor

The Medal of Valor may be awarded to members of the Lacey Police Department who distinguish themselves by conspicuous bravery and/or heroism involving other persons present where hostile action or...

Moses Lake plant halts production

Following an announcement that the REC Silicon plant in Moses Lake will shut down production, U.S. Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell, and U.S. Congressman Dan Newhouse (WA-04) called on trade representatives to end the trade dispute between...

Community Closet seeks volunteers and shoppers

The Odessa Community Closet started in January 2014 as a ministry of Zion-Emmanuel Lutheran Church. The goal of the Closet was to help provide gently used clothing and shoes, free of charge, to people in Odessa and the surrounding community....

Theater stages a night of one-act comedies

Comedy comes multiplied by three as Them Three opens at the Masquers Theater this Friday, February 12, 2016. Jeff Ames, Adam Zaleski, and Justin Rowland, three of Masquers’ experts in the art of funny, each direct one of three one-act plays...

Rural Development loans for single-family housing

USDA Rural Development provides owner-occupied, single family housing loans to eligible low income applicants unable to obtain credit elsewhere. Applicants may obtain 100% Direct financing to: * Purchase and/or repair new or existing housing...

FSA finances 4-H/FFA projects with loans

“As the new 4-H and FFA year is starting again it is time to consider the Farm Service Agency to financially assist in 4-H and FFA youth loan projects,” says Libby Anderson, Farm Loan Manager. “Every year we are grooming a great group of...

Employers to register for BBCC Job and Career Fair

Registrations are now being accepted from employers who plan to exhibit at the 23rd annual Job and Career Fair at Big Bend Community College on April 21, 2016. More than 60 companies are expected to exhibit at the event in the Grant County Advanced...

Harrington news

Harrington Opera House Society Billie Herron, president, opened the January 7 meeting, with Linda Wagner, Ed and Bunny Haugan, Gordon Herron, Carol, Sheryl Stedman, Marge Womach and Karen Robertson in attendance. "Going Up" and "Going Down" were...

Athletic Hall of Fame induction in June

A committee of approximately 15 Odessa former athletes, coaches and supporters has held seven meetings since March of 2015, endeavoring to compile a list of candidates for an Odessa Athletic Hall of...

Letter to the Editor: Dr. Craig Olsen says farewell to Odessa Clinic

I am writing to tell you why I am no longer working in Odessa. I have developed a serious, but not fatal, medical condition that prevents me from working long shifts, which are required in Odessa. I really miss all of the friends I made in Odessa,...

Ask Dr. Universe

Are we getting lazier? Asked by Aaryan, 9. Dear Aaryan, We cats have a reputation for being lazy. We sleep a lot. But the truth is when I got your question, I didn’t know much about laziness. So, I decided to talk about it with a couple of...

Alfred Wiest

Alfred Wiest passed from this life peacefully into the presence of his Savior at the age of 96 on Wednesday morning, February 3, following a short illness. He was born May 15, 1919 in Kurudschika,...

Warren William Weishaar

Warren William Weishaar passed away in Spokane on January 29, 2016, after prolonged, on-going health issues. He is survived by one daughter Terrea, two sons Michael and Barry and one grandson Bob....

Ivan J. Groh

Ivan J. Groh passed away at the age of 62 on February 6, 2016, after struggling through a long illness that spanned seven years. Ivan was a hard-working man, farming with local-area farmers and then moving on to Spokane to start a family and pursue...

Gun Club results for 2/7

Odessa On February 7 at the Odessa Gun Club, Landon Lobe was the only person to shoot a perfect 25. Shooting 24 were Jared Praetorius and Jon Fink. William Mann, Lane Lobe, Brady Gies and Traig Weishaar shot 23, while Brandon Larmer shot 22. Aaron...

OHS FFA students visit AgExpo/Farm Forum

FFA student reporter On February 4, 2016, students from Odessa High School in the vocational/ag classes and members of the Odessa FFA chapter went to the FFA Ag Expo at the Spokane Convention Center to learn about potential agricultural...

Titan boys humbled

Coming off a weekend of wins, the Odessa-Harrington Titan boys had a disheartening week of losses. On Tuesday, February 2, the Titans were battered by the ACH Warriors by a final score of 27 - 82. O-H 8 6 6 7 27 ACH 25 25 18 14 82 At the half the...

Second Annual Academic Awards

The second annual all-school academic assembly was January 29 in the school multipurpose room. Principal Jamie Nelson welcomed the students and staff members before turning the program over to moderators Katie DeWulf and Chance Messer. Zoe Clark...

Titan girls take second place in NE 1B league

The Titan girls had a loss and then a win last Tuesday, February 2, and Thursday February 4. On Tuesday, the Almira/Coulee-Hartline Warriors (up by 22 points at halftime) conquered the lady Titans by 30 points. OH 10 10 8 9 37 ACH 17 25 14 11 67...

Schmierer, Gross place in FFA job interview event

Two members from the Odessa FFA participated in the north sub-district FFA Job Interview Career Development Event this past week held at Soap Lake High School. Alexis Schmierer placed first, and Garrett Gross placed seventh. The job interview event...

Odessa FFA gets grant to help fight local hunger

The National FFA Organization has awarded the Odessa FFA chapter $2,500 as part of the FFA: Food For All program. The nationwide program provides grant money to local FFA chapters to support year-long, service-learning projects that address local...

OHS FBLA chapter shines at Spokane conference

FBLA advisor The Odessa High School chapter of Future Business Leaders of America competed successfully at the NE Region Winter Conference, with 29 students now eligible for the opportunity to...

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...

 
 
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