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Desert 100 weekend a success

The Desert 100 race weekend put on by the Stumpjumpers Motorcycle Club has come and gone. Similar to Odessa's Deutschesfest, the event takes months of preparation and then is all over within three days, except for the cleanup, of course. Official...

Staying safe in Odessa

Ever wonder what your kids are up to while they are free to roam the town of Odessa, that safe and stable small-town community? Well, some of them are getting into a little mischief, and parents need to be aware of it. Concerned citizens have...

Plinski says no to third term

As the filing date approaches for next fall’s general election, incumbents and interested candidates must begin thinking about whether or not to throw their hats into the political ring. Mayor Doug Plinski announced at Monday night’s meeting of...

Harrington News

Monday evening, April 6, the Harrington Opera House Society met in the Art Room with Billie and Gordon Herron, Linda Wagner, Ed and Bunny Haugan, Mark and Sheryl Stedman, Carol, Dillon Haas, Karen Robertson, Steven and Becky Hardy and Bonnie Hardy...

Low snowpack affects future water supply

Washington State snowpack is melting earlier than usual, according to data from the fourth 2015 forecast by the United States Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service. “Seventy-four percent of our long-term monitoring...

Frostbite/White Knuckle results

The Frostbite/White Knuckle events held two weeks ago in Odessa featured at least three area participants. The results of those races have been posted on the Stumpjumpers’ website. Taking part in the Frostbite short course in the 15-and-under...

Filing period for fall elections

The official filing period for the fall elections will be held May 11 through May 15, 2015. All offices are subject to both Primary and General Elections. If more than two candidates file for a position, the Primary Election would narrow the field...

Sports

John DeWulf, Andrew Schafer, Justin Hunt, Colby Sooy and Sam Schafer, all of Odessa, participated in Saturday’s poker run along with many other visitors and local motorcycle...

Love - The Odessa Record "By Your Relative"

Odessa Record subscriber Larry Fisher of Spokane continues his series of articles on the history of the Batum/Lauer area where his wife, the former Joyce Kiesz, grew up. Hi, here I am again. Christina Yess/Jess Raugust married at age 19, came to...

Dr. Universe

Dear Dr. Universe: Will electricity run out? -Zoe, WA Dear Zoe, Scientists could see and feel electricity in nature long before they discovered how to make it. Maybe you’ve seen it during a powerful electrical storm or felt a little shock from...

This Week in Odessa History

100 years ago From The Odessa Record April 15, 1915 Geo. M. Sletto, the jeweler, has on exhibit in his store window the trophy cups which are to be awarded to the winners in the Lincoln County High School Tennis tournament which is to be held here....

Council approves airport lease for Odessa Air Service

Meeting Monday, April 13, in the public library, the Odessa Town Council approved the termination of the airport lease of Wilbur-Ellis and then approved a lease for the newly formed Odessa Air...

Calendar of Events

4/16 Twelve Step Program – Odessa group meeting @ Heritage Church basement, 7-8 p.m. Odessa Community Closet @ Zion Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. 4/17- The Ritz Theater presents 19 “Cinderella” @ 7 p.m. 4/18 Titan baseball in...

The Weather

High Low Prec. S Apr. 09 62 35 .00 Apr. 10 60 35 .00 Apr. 11 63 35 .00 Apr. 12 56 30 .00 Apr. 13 56 33 .00 Apr. 14 63 38 .00 Apr. 15 56 24 .00 Yearly total to date 8.74 inches. Snow accumulation: .93 inches to...

Odessa Grain

The latest cash grain market here shows Soft White Wheat down at $5.65. Hard Red Winter is down at $5.68. DNS is down at $7.30. Barley is down at...

Senior Menu

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22: Deluxe Cheeseburger, Potatoe Salad, Tropical Fruit, Jello-O with Topping. THURSDAY, APRIL 23: Hot Roast Beef, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Green Beans, Tossed Vegetable Salad, Fruit Salad, Frosted Cake. If you are not a regular...

Birthdays and Anniversaries

Birthdays for April 16: Alyssa Woodruff, Jim Goetz, Jonnie Pitts, Kerry Scheller. April 17: Tom Schuh, Shaun Steward, Rebekah Marshall, Russel Haase. April 18: Jon Fink, Karen Weber, Sherrie Wraspir. April 19: Marisol Stevenson, James Wohrie. April...

New items at Healthcare Foundation live auction

In a few weeks, several activity-filled packages will be introduced during the live auction at the Odessa Healthcare Foundation’s 24th Annual Wine Tasting & Auction, held at the Community Center on Friday, May 1, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. Whether you...

EWU Dean's List

The Dean’s List is released after every fall, winter and spring quarter. An undergraduate student who earns 12 quality hours and receives a gpa of 3.5 or better is placed on the Dean’s List for the quarter. Odessa students named to the Dean’s...

Chamber greets newcomers to town

At Tuesday’s meeting of the Odessa Chamber of Commerce, greeted Jeff and Sharri Proulx, the folks who have purchased the old NAPA building on First Avenue. They are in the process of moving their business and their home to Odessa from the Seattle...

Water-quality permits to be discussed, updated

Public listening sessions are scheduled for later this month in Zillah and Bellingham as the state begins work to update the Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation General Permit. The permit issued by the Washington Department of Ecology protects...

Odessa Jr./Sr. high school third quarter honor roll

A student must have a grade point of 3.50-4.00 to be on the honor roll and honorable mention requires a grade point of 3.25 – 3.49. High school Senior class: Thorsen Wehr (4.0), Carsen Weber, Garrison Schmierer, Paige Alloway, Sam Schafer, Jenna...

What's Hot

MONDAY, April 20: Cereal, toast, fruit and juice. Lunch: French toast sticks, sausage, fruit and veg bar. TUESDAY, April 21: Muffin, cereal, fruit and juice. Lunch: Ham and cheese on a bun, baked beans, fruit and veg bar. WEDNESDAY, April 22:...

O-H tennis team loses to Reardan by 3-2 score

On Monday, April 14, the O-H Titans had a rematch against Reardan at the Harrington tennis courts, won this time by Reardan, 3-2. It was a non-league matchup. In #1 girl’s singles, Katie DeWulf of Odessa defeated Bailey Bennett of Reardan 6-1,...

O-H tennis team loses to Reardan by 3-2 score

On Monday, April 14, the O-H Titans had a rematch against Reardan at the Harrington tennis courts, won this time by Reardan, 3-2. It was a non-league matchup. In #1 girl’s singles, Katie DeWulf of Odessa defeated Bailey Bennett of Reardan 6-1,...

Titans split doubleheader with SJE/L Friday, April 10

The Odessa-Harrington Titans split a doubleheader with St. John-Endicott/LaCrosse Friday, April 10, winning the first game 17-7 and losing the second 5-15. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E SJE/L 2 0 0 0 5 0 0 7 6 2 O-H 2 1 2 2 0 9 1 17 12 3 Chance Messer and...

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...

Church Services

Heritage Church 302 S. First Street Odessa, WA 99159 Office: 509-982-2951 Rev. Jon Hayashi Sun.: 9 a.m. Sunday school, 10:30 a.m. Worship & Communion, 12 p.m. Informational Membership, Tue.: 10:30 a.m. Prayer Wed.: 1:45 p.m. Confirmation Class, 7...

Church Services

Sun.: 9 a.m. Sunday school- Adult and Youth 10:30 a.m. Worship Service 2 p.m. Nursing home service Mon.: 7 p.m. Men’s Meeting Tue.: 10:30 a.m. Prayer Wed.: 1:45 p.m. Confirmation/Discipleship 7 p.m....