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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...
Cemetery district seeks new secretaryCommissioners from Okanogan County Cemetery District No. 3 are soliciting a volunteer to take over the secretary/treasurer position. The commissioners oversee operation of the Pateros Cemetery.People who want to volunteer can contact Dale Parks, who's one of the...
Yamile Acension and Taggert Easter both spent part of their summer reading books and both won bikes as a result. They were the winners of the summer Bikes for Books contest at the Pateros Public Library, sponsored by the Brewster chapter of the Masons.For two or three summers now the Masons have...
Yamile Acension and Taggert Easter both spent part of their summer reading books and both won bikes as a result. They were the winners of the summer Bikes for Books contest at the Pateros Public Library, sponsored by the Brewster chapter of the Masons.For two or three summers now the Masons have...
On April 24, 2008 the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) Board of Directors approved the implementation of a new Actual Revenue History (ARH) Pilot insurance plan for sweet cherries, beginning with the 2009 crop year. Sweet Cherries have been insurable in the FCIC program under the Fixed...
There could be Friday night dragon boat races at the 2009 Apple Pie Jamboree, and maybe booths featuring local restaurants too, or maybe local restaurants will be encouraged to offer Friday night specials. Those are among the suggestions being kicked around by the Apple Pie Jamboree Committee and...
Pateros City Council members have decided against pursuing a Pateros Planning Commission recommendation that would've rezoned a portion of the existing business district.The planning commission recommended changing the zoning in the area north of the intersection of Riverside Drive and Dawson...
t's a little-known law of physics, discovered in the late 1940s by Albert Einstein when he was a professor at Princeton. It's called the yard sale effect.People go to yard sales, and as they leave stuff has appeared in their vehicle as if by magic. Of course it's not magic, it's a complex physical...
MANSFIELDBack to school barbecue next MondayThe Mansfield Booster Club will sponsor the second annual "Back to School" barbecue next Monday, Aug. 25 (the first day of school), beginning at 6 p.m. right outside the school's front door.District patrons will have a chance to meet teachers and staff,...
Pedro De La Cerda has been reelected as president of the Lions Club chapter in Brewster for 2008-09. Christine Lucas will be the chapter's vice-president; Sandra Lehrman will continue as secretary and Juana Escobar as treasurer. Officers were chosen at the start of the Lions Club year in July.Club...

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