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Scott Lewis is a Business Development Account Manager for Apollo Solutions Group in Kennewick.
BREWSTER – In their first regular meeting of the new year, council members voted to move forward with preliminary measures to enlist the services of Apollo Solutions Group from Kennewick to conduct energy savings consulting for the city. Scott Lewis, a Business Development Account Manager for...

Brewster Fire Chief Mike Webster officially notified the city council of his pending retirement at the end of this year.
BREWSTER – The city council said good-bye to its long-term fire chief, held four public hearings, and moved forward with the ownership transfer of the Vista Park Homes complex to the Okanogan County Housing Authority. After 41 years with the Brewster Fire Department, many of those as chief, Fire...

The Brewster City Council voted to surplus its 1974 Mobile Athey street sweeper.
BREWSTER – The city burn ban was officially lifted by the Brewster’s Assistant Fire Chief Dylan Gamble during this month’s regular city council meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 11. That means that city residents can now burn leaves and brush, provided they secure the proper burning permit from city hall....
PATEROS – The city council has scheduled public hearings in council chambers at 6 p.m. on Sept. 18 for public input on proposals to vacate portions of three roads, avenues or alleys within the city limits. • Resolution 2017-36 calls for the vacation of portions of Beach Street and Cemetery Road...
BREWSTER – Drivers who use State Route 97 through Brewster have probably encountered regular use of the two principal pedestrian crossing areas near Seventh Street N. and Triangle Exxon. Employees and others make frequent use of these crossings to go back and forth from the fruit processing...

The Douglas County PUD plans to construct 10 new RV spaces along Columbia Avenue at the Conklin Boat Launch at the west end of Bridgeport. The city wants to join the project and pay for the installation of seven additional sites.
BRIDGEPORT –  The city council voted to allocate money from its general fund to go forward with plans to construct seven additional RV sites at the Conklin Boat Launch in conjunction with a PUD construction project. In its regular monthly meeting, August 16, Council committed $225,000 to the...

Council Member Jackie Hentges
BRIDGEPORT – Owners of inoperable, unlicensed or junk vehicles within the city limits might want to start giving thought to what future plans they have in mind for their automotive “treasures”. The number of abandoned, junk and inoperable vehicles within the city limits has increased to the point...
BREWSTER – A packed chamber and full agenda faced city council members at their regular monthly meeting last Wednesday, August 9. Most significant among the evening’s business was news that the city was recently awarded a $6.3-million-dollar USDA Rural Development (RD) grant that will be used to...

Chris Erlandsen
PATEROS – At its regular monthly meeting, Tuesday, July 18, the city council approved the Pederson Road Neighborhood Project that will resolve ownership and utility issues in the 20-unit, 2.78-acre Pateros Trailer Court and address a long-range plan for the approximate 75-acres comprising the...

Engineer, Mike Meskimen of Gray and Osborne Consulting Engineers in Yakima, updated council on the sidewalk improvement project along Foster Creek Avenue from 26th Street to State Route 17.
BRIDGEPORT – The city council held a public hearing and first reading for Bridgeport’s Capital Facilities Plan (CFP) at its regular monthly meeting last Wednesday, June 21, and voted to move the plan forward. Members discussed and approved amendments to the city’s Comprehensive Plan (CP) and...

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