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Brewster’s Allie Burgett sings the National Anthem at a Seattle Mariners game at Safeco Field.
BREWSTER – Last year, Brewster resident and Gonzaga University graduate Alexandria (Allie) Burgett was one of three singers chosen by popular online vote to sing the National Anthem at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (NFR) in Las Vegas, Nev. Burgett, who was a 22-year-old Gonzaga senior at the...

A dead giveaway: This front yard display along N. Seventh Street in downtown Brewster is a dead giveaway that Halloween is just around the corner … a memorial stone’s throw away, one might say.
BREWSTER – From Trunk or Treat and costume contests to pumpkin decorating and Harvest Carnival, trick or treaters will find plenty of spooky activities from Pateros to Brewster on Halloween day, Tuesday, Oct. 31. The fun begins with the Second Annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest and Chili Feed at...

Brewster middle school football quarterback Kelson Gebbers rolls out against Bridgeport last Thursday…
BREWSTER – One of the only contested races in the Quad City Herald’s coverage area in the Nov. 7 General Election is that for Position 2 on the Brewster City Council. Ramiro Villagrana Incumbent Ramiro Villagrana, 59, is seeking his third term on the Brewster council. In a campaign flyer...

Methow resident, Jack Kert, was first in line when the doors opened at the American Red Cross Blood Drive held at the Brewster Boys and Girls Club last Thursday, Oct. 19. Technician Yazeen Reyes prepped her patient for a donation of the life-saving gift of blood. The next Blood Drive will be at Brewster High School on Dec. 14, 12-5 p.m.

Kylee Vargas holds the attention of youngsters watching her as shows them her mask.
BREWSTER – The Douglas-Okanogan County Fire District 15 Fire Department rolled out its best equipment and pulled out all the stops for its public open house at 108 Third Street from 6 to 9 p.m. last Thursday, Oct. 19. Fire officials and volunteers also took the opportunity to give visitors a taste...
OMAK - Mark your calendars for the 2017 Okanogan County Historical Society annual member’s meeting. The 2017 OCHS member/trustee meeting will be held on Saturday, Oct. 28 in the Hazel Burnett building on the campus of Wenatchee Valley College, Omak. Members, bring a friend with you to the meeting...
PATEROS –The City Council scheduled three public hearings during its regular meeting last Monday, Oct. 16, following which members approved resolutions for which public testimony was solicited. Council approved Subdivision Ordinance 751 amending the Pateros Municipal Code to add a qualified...
BREWSTER – The Senior Center will host another of its October Play days this Friday, Oct. 20, featuring a pot of taco soup to warm things up and prepared by Center president and spokeswoman Kathy Lowry. “I can smell it now; I have a good recipe,” said Lowry who hopes to add her food contribution...

Nearly a dozen hardy walkers braved the nippy morning temperature to meet at Fireman Park and participate in a two-mile community walk sponsored by Three Rivers Hospital in Bridgeport.
BRIDGEPORT – On a brisk, clear morning last Saturday, Oct. 14, nearly a dozen intrepid walkers gathered at Fireman Park for another of Three Rivers Hospital’s Community Walks to raise funds for a worthy local cause. Parents, with some children in tow, met at 9 a.m. on the corner of Columbia...

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