Community Activities

Every year the students in the HOSTS (Help One Student to Succeed) program have a fundraiser; it's usually half about the HOSTS program, and half about charity. But not this year.Usually the children keep half the money they raise for HOSTS, for things that the school district doesn't pay for,...
Small towns run with the help of a lot of people doing a lot of jobs that are necessary, but aren't glamorous, and sometimes just qualify as a pain in the neck. City councils have to learn about sewer systems-talk about unglamorous-and street paving; fire district commissioners learn more than they...
Kevin Moore was installed as the pastor at the Hope Lutheran Church in Brewster in a special ceremony Sunday, Nov. 2.Moore has been the church's pastor for a number of years but during that time he was the pastor for Trinity Lutheran Church in Omak as well. He's now the pastor in Brewster only....
Santa Claus himself (with assistance from Mrs. Claus, of course) will light the Christmas tree during the annual town Christmas celebration in Pateros; Christmas at the Confluence is scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 17, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Pateros Memorial Park.That's when Pateros Chamber of...
Funeral services will be Sat., Nov. 29 for a Bridgeport Bar man whose body was found on the hill behind Bridgeport Thursday, Nov. 20. Richard Simpson, 19, apparently committed suicide.Simpson's family reported him missing on Monday night, Nov. 17, said Douglas County Undersheriff Don Culp. Simpson...
Bridgeport City Hall is now on camera, and Bridgeport City Council members and residents are looking for ways to spread some of those cameras around town.The camera system around city hall went up last week; there are now security cameras inside and outside the building. Nancine Hawkins and Dave...
Christmas bazaar Dec. 4, 5Christmas shoppers can find handcrafted items and homemade food at the annual Christmas bazaar, scheduled for Thursday and Friday, Dec. 4 and 5, at the Mansfield Senior Center. The bazaar will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday.Lunch...
ommerce will kick off the Christmas season with a Christmas tree lighting ceremony Monday, Dec. 1 at 5:30 p.m. at the Bouska Square park on Main Street in Bridgeport. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be on hand; there's the chance of some Christmas carols and Chamber members will serve hot chocolate.In...
Bridgeport School District officials said that the next step in the continuing upgrades at Bridgeport Middle School would be new doors and windows, and they were as good as their word. Out came the old wood doors and single pane windows in the front entrance and in went new insulated doors and...
There will be a town celebration in Brewster in 2009, but it will be moved to July 4.Whether it's a July 4 celebration or retains the name Bonanza Days is still to be determined, but whichever way it goes, all of the activities will be in the Brewster City Park. There will be a parade, tentatively...

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