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BRIDGEPORT – With a deadline fast-approaching on Sept. 5, Bridgeport Mayor Janet Conklin asked council members to authorize an addition to the city’s Capital Facilities Plan, so the city could apply for funds from the Douglas County Regional Council (DCRC) to install a readerboard in front of city...

Robert Hunter
NCW Media Managing Editor Gary Bégin sat down with Wenatchee area attorney Robert Hunter recently at Joe's Grill in East Wenatchee to discuss why he wants to become the next District Court Judge for Douglas County. His answers follow: NCW Media: Tell us about yourself: Hobbies, family, passions....

The city council voted to deactivate the Brewster Housing Authority that once managed the Vista Park Homes low income housing complex, after transferring ownership of the property to the Okanogan County Housing Authority. Photo by Mike Maltais
BREWSTER –  At their regular meeting Wednesday, August 8, members approved a resolution to deactivate the Brewster Housing Authority that once managed the 13-building, 25-home Vista Park Homes housing complex, the city’s only Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) property at 509 S. Fourth Street....
It has been over a week since the August 7 primaries and some of the candidates have given comments about their performance and their outlooks for the future. To be fair, not all candidates were asked for a comment, nor did all the candidates who were asked for a comment choose to give one. If...
OKANOGAN – While official certification of the August 7 primary election will not be available until Tuesday, August 21, preliminary figures have narrowed a few crowded fields down to two candidates who will square off for the general election in November. The numbers that follow reflect the...
BREWSTER – The city council heard a range of issues from residential cleanup to surplus property at its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, August 8. In her report, Brewster Police Chief Nattalie Cariker said the department responded to ordinance violations involving three complaints for...

These lucky youngsters went home with new bikes. Photos courtesy of Brewster PD Facebook
BREWSTER – National Night Out 2018 was another community hit on Tuesday, August 7, as the Brewster Police Department came together with other city, county, and state agencies and city residents at the Brewster Boys and Girls Club. Brewster Police Chief Nattalie Cariker brought the annual...

Brewster Boys and Girls Club Director Brian Paine will be among three local superheroes honored at the Family Health Centers National Health Center Week celebration next Wednesday. Photo by Mike Maltais
BREWSTER – Family Health Centers will observe National Health Center Week with a celebration honoring three local superheroes on Wednesday, August 22. This year’s nominees for the Local Superhero recognition include Brewster Police Chief Nattalie Cariker, businesswoman, Brewster pool manager,...
BREWSTER – The restrooms in the Brewster Boys and Girls Club and Early Head Start quarters at the Rec Center at 601 W. Cliff Avenue will get a much-needed upgrade thanks to a collaboration between Brewster Public Works Director Lee Webster and Okanogan County Child Development Association (OCCDA)...

Brewster Chamber secretary and fishing tackle maker Mike Mauk addressed members about his recent trip to the Made in American Product Showcase at the White House.
BREWSTER – Fishing tackle maker, Mike Mauk, owner of Mauk Fishing Stuff, was the guest speaker at the annual meeting of the Brewster Chamber of Commerce last Wednesday, August 1. Mauk, fresh from his trip to Washington, D.C., on July 23, where he participated in the Made in America Product Showcase...

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