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Pateros Co-op Preschool announces openingsOwners of the Pateros Co-op Preschool have announced they have opening for children three to five years of age. The curriculum includes lessons in basic shapes, colors and numbers, fine and gross motor skills and socialization skills. Interested parents can...
New daughterChristine and Jim Lyon, Brewster, are the parents of Evyn Sylvia Rose, born August 26 at Okanogan Douglas Hospital. Evyn weighed seven pounds, seven ounces and was 20-1/2 inches tall. She joined brother Nathan, 4 years of age and sister Jarron, 2-1/2 years old, at home.A boy, Ashtyn...
Somewhere in Venice-or no-Naples? Florence? Maybe Rome. Anyway, somewhere in Italy there's this bridge. Because it's Italy and they've been doing this sort of thing for 2,000 years or so, it's a beautiful little bridge, and-because it's Italy-it's got this romantic tradition attached to it, kind of...
BREWSTERLast program for 2008 at Ft. Okanogan this weekendThe summer history/culture series at the Fort Okanogan Museum wraps up this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 13 and 14, with programs about Canada lynx and oral history.Gary Koehler will talk about Canada lynx, its range and its niche in...
The Columbia Cove Community Center is open from about 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, and director Eddie Allen and assistant director Corey Fortner are thinking something should be going on pretty much every second.Allen has been director of the community center for about a month; Fortner...
Members of the Okanogan County Historical Society will celebrate the 197th birthday of Fort Okanogan this Saturday, Sept. 7; the party begins at 2 p.m. with a presentation about the fort and its history, followed by cake and ice cream (like any other good birthday party).Randy Manuel, Penticton,...
A fundraising quilt raffle generated $500 for the St. James Episcopal Food Bank; Leslie Robb of the Columbia River Quilting Guild presented the check Thursday, Aug. 28.Every year quilt guild members make a quilt and raffle it off, with the proceeds going to a worthy project in Brewster, Bridgeport...
Open house at Pateros SchoolParents of Pateros students and Pateros School District patrons are invited to the district's annual open house Thursday, Sept. 11 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the school. The evening kicks off with the annual back to school barbecue, followed by a meeting for parents in the...
An exercise and rehabilitation program is an important part of coming back from a heart attack or coping with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Alas, the idea behind a rehab program can be a little tricky to implement-supervision is crucial in making sure patients get the maximum...
Carlene Anders said the point of the Summer Girls Club is to throw out a challenge."I really want them to be able to stand up tall, and stand up proud and say, 'I can do it,'" she said. Helping them learn how to do it involves both physical and mental challenges, ranging from an overnight campout...

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