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PATEROS – Methow businessman, Randy Moore, addressed the Pateros Chamber of Commerce at its regular meeting April 6, to introduce a petition he is circulating among area businesses to gain support for closure of a popular fishing spot on the Methow River. Moore, owner of the Lightning Pine RV Park...
BREWSTER – The Brewster-Pateros-Bridgeport Senior Center has adopted new hours for its Thrift Store, said president Kathy Lowry. The new hours will be from 8 to 11:45 a.m. Monday through Thursday. “We will try and see how it works to open the store every other Saturday beginning May 1 from 10 a.m...

OCLTRG volunteers Terry and Debbie Parsons devoted the last two years to helping those who were affected by the fires in 2014 and 2015.
PATEROS – Every week for the past two years, a select group of volunteers has gathered to discuss the clients and cases that comprise the work that remains to help victims trying to recover from the two largest wildfires in the state’s history, the 2014 Carlton Complex and the 2015 Okanogan Complex...

Vince Martinez
BRIDGEPORT – The Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Bridgeport Daze celebration again this year, said chamber president, Vince Martinez, who addressed the city council at its regular meeting last Wednesday, April 19.   The two-day celebration will feature the same attractions as last year: “...

The old Pateros sign stood as a landmark for many years.
PATEROS – An excavator on the site of the new Pateros sign south of Pateros moved the first scoopfuls of dirt, Tuesday, April 11, marking the start of a construction campaign that is expected to be completed in time for this year’s Apple Pie Jamboree in July. Steve Varrelman, owner of BTO...

The Easter Bunny grabbed a prize of his own in two-year-old Miriam Garcia at the BBGC Egg Hunt.
BREWSTER – Kids by the carload with patient parents in tow turned out for Easter Egg Hunts from Pateros to Mansfield last weekend as the Brewster Boys and Girls Club, Bridgeport Eagles, Mansfield Lions, and Howard’s on the River in Pateros each held its own event. The largest turnout was at the...

About 35 fruit warehouse controlled atmosphere equipment operators gathered at the Central Building in Pateros on Friday, April 8, for an ammonia safety class as part of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) compliance training. North Valley Mechanical, Inc. of Okanogan, hosts the annual continuing education seminars in Pateros and Wenatchee.
BREWSTER – Council member John Housden was the lone dissenting vote in opposition to revised Ordinance 889, approved by the Brewster City Council last Wednesday, April 12, that allows pit bull dogs to reside once again within the Brewster city limits. The new ordinance includes several additions...

This large metal sculpture, depicting a spear fisherman on horseback by artist, Smoker Marchand, will be installed at the Memorial to the Methow park later this year.
PATEROS – The Ives Landing RV Park renovation and expansion project took a major step forward at the Pateros City Council meeting last Monday, April 17, with the selection of DJB Construction, LLC in Wenatchee. DJB’s was one of two bids opened on Tuesday, April 11, and was the lowest at $256,775.34...

Martin, left, and Manny Hurtado appeared before the Brewster City Council last Wednesday, April 12, to announce plans to open a new Farmers Market in downtown Brewster.
BREWSTER – Barring any last-minute delays, a new Farmers Market will open for business in Brewster on the last weekend of this month. Brothers Manny and Martin Hurtado have set Saturday, April 29, as the day they will open for business at Sixth and Main streets. The Hurtados appeared at the...

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