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Members of the Brewster High School 2018 varsity track and field team include, front row, from left: Kylee Clune (9), Maria Ruiz (9), Kimberly Nila (11), Maritza Silva (11), Adriana Orozco (11), Rosa Tinoco (12), Julissa Olvera (11), Miriam Garcia (9), and Javier Whitehouse (10). Middle row, from left: Chisato Motowaki (10), Esther Ponce (9), Brisa Aparicio (9), Victoria Torres (9), Melissa Garcia (9), Betty Martinez, 11), Kelsey Ochoa (10), Mario Guzman (9), Angel Clune (10). Back row, from left: Hanna Williams (9), Karste Wright (10), Ernie Nanamkin (11), Ubaldo Arellano (12), Anthony Talavera (9), Juan Garcia (11), Rodolfo Madrid (10), Giovanni Nila (9), and Oscar Guzman (9).
BREWSTER – State track veterans Karste Wright and Ernie Nanamkin are among a near-three-dozen athletes who comprise the Bears varsity track and field team this season. Nanamkin, a junior, placed sixth in the javelin and eighth in the 400 meters as a sophomore at the 2017 state championships in...

Children’s House has lots of space inside and a large yard outside to keeps its young clients busy, engaged and entertained.
BREWSTER – Forty years ago, Mary Johnson had an idea: Establish a day care center that would be a positive influence in the Brewster community for children and their families. Two decades later, the Childrens House, at 715 S. Bridge Street, remains an anchor on Bridge Street where her son, Keith...

Deana Knowlton and daughter, Kari, stand before the steps of the Washington State House of Representatives holding a copy of House Resolution 2018-4660, adopted on Jan. 25 of this year honoring the life of Gary Knowlton.
BREWSTER – On Jan. 25 this year, the state House of Representatives, in Resolution No. 2018-4660 sponsored by representatives Mike Steele (R-Chelan) and Cary Condotta (R-Wenatchee), honored the life of Brewster resident, teacher, coach and lifeguard Gary Knowlton, 50, who was killed by a drunk...

Justine Clements
BREWSTER – Seniors Maret Miller and Marlisa Garcia of Brewster and Justine Clements of Waterville-Mansfield were among nine Quad City varsity girls’ basketball players named to the Central Washington 2B All-League basketball teams this season. The three guards made the all-senior First Team that...
Brewster High School state wrestling champion Alex Garcia throws down some crowd-pleasing footwork before a student assembly last Tuesday morning that acknowledged the senior heavyweight’s accomplishment. Garcia demonstrated the conditioning and flexibility in his 285-pound frame that helped him...

Council member Tim Reib
BREWSTER – In what they considered a routine monthly meeting on Valentines Day, Feb. 14, council members addressed and dispatched a variety of city issues from the renovated water reservoir and manganese project to the airport lighting and street chip seal work. In between they found room to pass a...

The Brewster FFA annual spring plant sale starts here several months prior in the school greenhouse.
BREWSTER – From custom-designed birdhouses to annual plant sales, the Brewster FFA chapter is gearing up for another active year and is already well underway with greenhouse operations that will culminate in some 5,000 plants for the annual April sale. FFA advisor Todd Dezellem, in his seventh...
GRANGER – Like Groundhog Day at the playoffs, the Brewster Bears varsity basketball team took second place in the Central Washington 2B District 5/6 championships for the second consecutive year, following a 96-60 loss to defending state champion Kittitas-Thorp last Saturday, Feb. 17. Brewster...

Garcia brings home the gold The Bears’ No. 1 ranked state heavyweight wrestler, Alex Garcia gives the Tacoma dome crowd the V for Victory sign after winning the 285-pound division at Mat Classic XXX last weekend
TACOMA – Brewster varsity heavyweight wrestler and state veteran Alex Garcia required three matches to claim the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association Mat Classic XXX first-place medal in the 285-pound bracket at the Tacoma Dome last Friday and Saturday, Feb. 16-17. Garcia saved his...

Joe Taylor, going up for a shot against Waterville-Mansfield last month, led the Bears over DeSales with 21 points.
GRANGER – The Brewster High School varsity basketball teams have advanced to the third round of District 5/6 competition at Granger this Friday on the road to the Regional playoffs in Spokane later this month. The Bears kept their undefeated Central Washington 2B League win streak intact with a 59...

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