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Three Bridgeport High School students and their advisor took in all the sights of Atlanta, Georgia and even had time to attend the national Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) conference.The convention actually started on Thursday, June 26 but Arely Garza, Danyelle Cavadini and Danielle...
Last September Ellen Dezellem and Trudi Gamble, both of Brewster, took a long, long, loooong walk to help fight breast cancer. In the weeks immediately following the Breast Cancer 3-Day they weren't totally sure they wanted to go walking again-after all, it was 60 miles spread out over three days-...
Brewster Chamber of Commerce officials are looking for volunteers to help weigh fish, sell raffle tickets and do whatever chores that come up during the third annual salmon derby scheduled for the first weekend of August.Contestants will be fishing from Friday morning, August 1 through Sunday...
As landowners in North Central Washington are all too painfully aware, knapweed is an all-around nasty weed. It first arrived from Eastern Europe in alfalfa seed in 1907, and it's been causing trouble ever since-choking out native plants, presenting a fire hazard, damaging the nutrients in the...
The Pateros School District will have a $3,956,010 operating budget for the 2008-09 school year, including a $3,672,362 general fund. The general fund includes the day to day operating expenses and staff salaries.The transportation vehicle fund was budgeted at $95,000; that includes money to...
It was the search for suitable trees that prompted Angela Tareen to start A-Scape Gardens, the weekend garden shop she operates next to the Rest Awhile Country Store."I've been working with plants all my life. But the idea of the nursery came up last year," when she was looking for suitable...
For such a simple act-turning on the kitchen or bathroom faucet and letting the water flow-operating a water system sure can be complicated. The complications can lead to misunderstandings, as in the case of what some Brewster residents thought was muddy water coming out of their faucets.What...
Fred Schnibbe is a Brooklyn, N.Y. boy who was kind of annoyed to be drafted in 1943, because it cost him a really good job in a machine shop. But it was the start of a whole new journey, far from Brooklyn and far from the machinist's trade.Fred Schnibbe ended up in the medical corps, was sent to...
City offices closed for July 4City halls in Brewster, Bridgeport and Pateros, the business office for the Brewster Police Department and the Douglas County District Court office in Bridgeport will be closed tomorrow, Friday, July 4. The business office of the Brewster PD will be closed, but...
Columbia River Quilt Guild participants are soliciting quilts, quilted wall hangings, antique quilts, quilted clothing or just about anything quilted for the annual Apple Pie Jamboree quilt show, scheduled for Saturday, July 19 at the Pateros Methodist Church. In addition, tickets are on sale for...

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