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Odessa Craters Trail gets needed work

On a picture-perfect Sunday afternoon, several groups of Odessa residents hiked the newly defined and marked Odessa Craters Trail north of town. The high school chapter of the Future Business Leaders ...

Donations to museum prompt look at Dr.'s life

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. LaFayette F....

Correction

The caption on the picture incorrectly stated the Fallert Hotel was being renovated by Jerry and Karen Allen. The Fallert Hotel was built in 1916 by Henry and Mary Fallert and is presently for sale...

Town deals with aging vehicle fleet

The Odessa Town Council met Monday evening to hear pressing news from the Public Works Department on the town's fleet of vehicles. PW employee Gerald Greenwalt and director Rod Webster said the town...

Public office filing period announced

Lincoln County Auditor Shelly Johnston has announced that the official filing period for the fall elections will be held May 12 through May 16, 2014. Precinct Committee Officers will only be able to file during filing week and will appear on the...

Statewide 911 outage lasted for nine hours on April 10th

An alert issued by the Grant County Sheriff's Office on April 10 indicated that 911 lines were not working. Grant County citizens were advised to call 509-762-1160 or 888-431-9911 for emergency help in Grant County. The state E911 office reported a...

Harrington News

Monday evening, April 7, the Harrington Opera House Society met for their monthly meeting, which was opened by President Mark Stedman. Those attending included Linda Wagner, Ed and Bunny Haugan, Sheryl Stedman, Billie and Gordon Herron, Karen...

Wine Tasting/ Auction May 2

The annual Odessa Healthcare Foundation Wine Tasting and Auction would not be successful without the many donations from the employees of the Odessa Memorial Healthcare Center, as well as other individuals and businesses of Odessa and the...

California drought to impact northwest agricultural

Northwest agricultural markets are mostly stable to improving this spring. Wheat markets rallied late in the first quarter of 2014, driven in part by the volatile geopolitical situation in Ukraine. Northwest dairy producers are benefitting from...

Guest Editorial

It seems at times that every human and every animal in the world is trying simultaneously to be better than all the others. One more mile, one more page, one more year; all for a bit more bragging rights than someone else. Darwinism may suggest...

Letter to the Editor; The U.S. Should control the internet for security reasons

Why does Obama want to give away control of the internet? It was financed with American dollars and it was created with our ingenuity! It has been well run under the control of the Commerce Department and Americans enjoy First Amendment protection....

Rock Doc

I’ve gained 5 pounds since last summer. My body mass index (BMI) is still fine, but I need to stop gaining to keep it that way. Grizzly bears put my weight gain to shame. In the late summer, they...

This Week in Odessa History

100 years ago From The Odessa Record April 17, 1914 The state immigration committee, in an effort to bring more settlers to agricultural lands in Washington, has made a plan to make that happen. Civic organizations of every community will...

Correction

The obituary for LeRoy Buchman last week should have included the name of his son, Scott Buchman, of Odessa. The Record regrets the...

Colorful wildflowers emerge

The flowering plant above is arrowleaf balsamroot, a native to western North America and associated with sagebrush communities including basin big sagebrush. The picture above was captured along the...

Wehr to represent Wash. at Intern'l Science Olympiad

Advanced STEM Researcher Thorsen Wehr was recently selected by the International Sustainable World Energy, Engineering, and Environment Project Olympiad (I-SWEEEP) to present his science research,...

EWU winter qtr. 2014 Dean's List

Making the Dean’s List for the winter 2014 quarter at Eastern Washington University are: Koralynne Kuch, Lexi Watkins, Jared King and Justin Hunt, all of Odessa; Hillary Hayes, Jennifer Adams and Samantha Raigosa, all of Harrington; and Jaclyn...

Grandparents' Day lunch planned for April 28, K-5

Students in kindergarten through grade five will be inviting grandparents or a special senior citizen to visit P.C. Jantz Elementary on Monday, April 28. Grandparents are invited to have lunch with students and attend recess activities. The lunch...

Student-led conferences to be held at school April 24/25th

Student-led conferences for students in preschool through 11th grade will be held Thursday, April 24, and Friday, April 25. There will be no school on these days. All students in the above-mentioned...

Titans chasing Colfax and Wilbur/Creston in golf matches

The Titans golf team played a 9 hole match on April 10 in Colfax, against Colfax, Wilbur/Creston, and Northwest Christian. It was a slow start for the Titans returning from spring break. Team scores were: Colfax 220, Northwest Christian 251,...

Titans lose double-header played at Cusick Saturday

Despite Brad Johnston’s three hits, the Titans lost to Cusick 9-7 in the first game of the double-header away on Saturday. He picked up two RBIs on singles in the first and sixth innings and a double in the seventh. Chance Messer had one hit, one...

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...