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UNION GAP– A Stage 1 burn ban in Chelan, Douglas, Kittitas and Okanogan counties expires at 4 p.m., today (Nov 26, 2018), according to the Washington Department of Ecology. Up-to-date burn ban information is available at www.waburnbans.ne Contact: Joye Redfield-Wilder, communications, 509 575-2610...
  Letters written by Pateros Elementary second graders and presented to members of Columbia Post 97 of the Brewster American Legion at the Veterans Day assembly at Pateros High School last Friday, Nov. 9 are already posted on the wall of the Legion dining room. Letters like this one from Roberto...
OKANOGAN – With some 30 percent or 3,960 ballots left to be counted out of a total of 13,101 in Okanogan County, the results of the Nov. 6 General Election as of last Friday, Nov. 9, indicate some clear leaders. Initiative 1631 that would have levied pollution fees on greenhouse gas sources failed...
  BREWSTER – The Brewster Chamber of Commerce approved a donor match challenge at its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 14, to help raise funds for the Brewster Food Bank. During a discussion concerning the dollar amount to set, Chamber board member Manny Hurtado suggested that the Chamber...

47 Millie Hinton, front, and Glen Varrelman were among the many local residents who enjoyed Thanksgiving lunch at Pateros High School on Wednesday, Nov. 14.
   

Shannon Huffman Polson - Photo by Mike Maltais
  BREWSTER – Shannon Huffman Polson, author, motivational speaker, and one of the first women to fly the U.S. Army’s AH-64 Apache Attack Helicopter, was the guest speaker at Brewster High School’s Veterans Day observance last Thursday, Nov. 8. A five-member Honor Guard from the Brewster American...
  As of Nov. 8, 2018 The following links will take you directly to ther Secretary of States election results web site. Initiative Measuers  http://results.vote.wa.gov/results/current/Measures-All.html Federal Races http://results.vote.wa.gov/results/current/Federal-All.html State...

Minnie Johnson, who turned 90 years old this year, was at her table selling her distinctive yellow Minions as she has been doing for the past 30 years.
PATEROS – The annual Holiday Bazaar fundraiser organized by the United Methodist Church Women’s Ministry drew another steady stream of visitors at 124 N. Dawson last Saturday, Nov. 3. A variety of handcrafts and custom-made products from hand soap to honey offered shoppers a range of gifts to put...

Troy Feathers at the backhoe controls got help from three-year-old Taylor Bomar during groundbreaking at the Mega Mansion playground 25 years ago.
BRIDGEPORT – Just inside the front door of Bridgeport Elementary School, the contents of a 25-year-old time capsule are on display for all to see. The capsule, buried on the site of the Mega Mansion playground when it was built in 1993, was recovered last September when the playground was being...
BREWSTER -  We are changing this month’s meeting from Nov. 7 to Nov. 14 and we will have the meeting at the American Legion by the jet in Brewster at 9 a.m. There is going to be a breakfast menu you order from or not.  Coffee and water donated by the American Legion Post 97. Thanks very much. The...

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