Spray over the spillway at Chief Joseph Dam last Saturday was a sign of abundant water flowing into Rufus Woods Lake.

The three R’s: Rain, Rapid snow melt, and Runoff have caused many low or flat sections of road to become temporary miniature ponds over the past week or two, such as this stretch of the Snyder Flat Cut-off Road on the Colville Reservation.

Pateros wrestlers Bentley Copenhaver, 4, in yellow, and Koye Carrington, look like they are having fun.
BREWSTER – Since he has been doing since 1995, Pateros wrestling coach, Bill Haley, held the annual Pateros-Brewster 2017 Youth Wrestling Tournament at the Brewster High School gym last Saturday, March 18. Youngsters from surrounding counties represented teams from Omak, Chelan, Twisp, Pateros,...

Douglas County Sheriff, Harvey Gjesdal addressed Bridgeport Elementary students about bullying.
BRIDGEPORT – Douglas County Sheriff, Harvey Gjesdal told the Bridgeport City Council that all the patrol cars in his fleet, including his own, are now fully equipped with portable Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs). Last November, the DSCO was the recipient of an $8,000 grant awarded by the...

Bridgeport city council member, Phil Lee, captured this photo of mule deer grazing on a sunny open slope along the Columbia River recently.
BREWSER - The Brewster-Pateros-Bridgeport Senior Center will hold a Board meeting at 10:30 a.m. next Thursday, March 23, and its first general meeting of the year at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 28. “We will be discussing the upcoming year,” said Senior Center president, Kathy Lowry, “And deciding...
BRIDGEPORT - Bridgeport Eagles hosts bingo every Wednesday. Dinner is served at 5 p.m., bingo begins at 7 p.m., with dinner available until the bingo is over. Everyone is welcome.  

Alex Thomason, second from left, chats with guests at last week’s Business After Hours gathering at the offices of Thomason Law & Justice at 110 W. Lakeshore Drive in Pateros.
PATEROS – Some two dozen community members gathered at the new law offices of Thomason Law & Justice at 110 W. Lakeshore Drive in Pateros last Thursday, March 2, for the Chamber of Commerce’s second monthly Business After Hours event. Chamber president, Libby Harrison, welcomed visitors,...

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