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Wheat harvest under way; yields above average

Wheat harvest under way; yields above average

The Odessa area wheat crop is now being harvested and delivered to the town's two grain cooperatives. The Odessa Trading Company (a division of Ritzville Warehouse) received an initial load of club...

Harrington news

Opera House Society Two meetings were held Monday by the Society in the Art Room, one at 6 p.m. to discuss the October 1 Gala Event, followed by the regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Those attending were Linda Wagner, Mark and Sheryl Stedman,...

Innovative practices good for farms and environment

More than 40 farms representing 110,000 acres in Eastern Washington are in line to become among the first Farmed Smart certified agriculture operations in the Northwest. The Pacific Northwest Direct Seed Association, an organization of direct-seed...

Lind Coulee Siphons deliver water to Odessa Subarea

WARDEN – Farmers, local dignitaries and water managers celebrated construction of the new Lind Coulee Siphon complex. It’s part of a 10-year effort to bring surface water to hundreds of deep-well irrigators now relying on a declining aquifer...

Pay attention to traffic when using Pokémon Go

Fall City- A 28-year-old driver was cited for causing a collision because he admitted to being distracted by the Pokémon Go App. This is the first distracted driving collision reported to the Washington State Patrol since the mobile app launched...

Time for back-to-school immunizations is now

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Health is urging parents to make sure their kids’ immunizations are up-to-date before heading back to school this fall. “Summer is a busy time, and immunizations are often overlooked. Vaccines are...

Guest editorial

I was asked a question last week about our ads for staff and thought it might be helpful to discuss the continuing need for OMHC employees, especially in the nursing department. The workforce shortage was even a topic of discussion at a recent...

Ask Dr. Universe

How many suns are in the universe? Asked by Kristen, 8, Pullman, WA. Dear Kristen, Our sun is really one big star. And there are billions and billions of stars in our universe. “More than we can even count,” added my friend Phil Lou. He’s an...

An open letter to my more immature self

Dear younger self, I thought I would write a list in hopes you might read it, and maybe it will help guide you throughout the rest of your life. I don’t claim to know everything, but what I do know is that about 80 percent of what you think you...

This Week in Odessa History

100 years ago The Odessa Record July 21, 1916 Back from Ellensburg: Ye editor and family returned Sunday evening from Ellensburg where they attended the thirtieth annual meeting of the Washington...

Death notice

Gilbert White, age 82, passed away in Ritzville on July 17. A full obituary will be run at a later date. For service information, please visit the Danekas Funeral Home website at...

Death notice

Herman W. Schmierer, passed away July 18, 2016, in Odessa where he has lived for all 95 of his years. Funeral services will be held Monday, July 25, 2016 at 11 a.m. at the Christ Lutheran Church in Odessa with Pastor Tim Hauge officiating....

Mark Alan Wagner

Mark Alan Wagner died June 30, 2016 at Hospice House North in Spokane at the age of 62. He was born on January 10, 1954 to Roscoe and Blanche Wagner (both deceased). Mark has a brother, Randy Wagner...

Sandi Smith now retired from OMHC

Sandi Smith's farewell was celebrated on Thursday, July 7. She started her career at Odessa Memorial Healthcare Center in 1992 by taking the nurse aide course with Diana Finkbeiner, RN as her...

Local area grads are excelling academically

EWU Dean’s List Graduates of Odessa High School and Harrington High School attending Eastern Washington State University have been named to the Dean’s List. An undergraduate student who earns 12 quality hours and acheives a grade point average...

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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