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BREWSTER – The 2017 fall sports coaches for Brewster and Bridgeport schools have been announced by the Athletic Directors for both schools. Greg Austin, AD for the Brewster School District, named the following for the Bears and Lady Bears:  Brewster 2017 Fall Sports Coaches Football • High School...
PATEROS – The American Power Boat Association’s Western Divisional Championships hydro races will chew up the surface of Lake Pateros this Saturday and Sunday, August 12-13, as drivers compete in three and possibly more classes of inboard  “We should have one litre, 2.5 litre stock, five litre, and...

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UPDATED - with Press Release from Washington State Patrol - below State Fire Mobilization Authorized for Hayes Road Fire State fire assistance has been mobilized under the Washington State Fire Services Resource Mobilization Plan in support of local firefighters working to contain the Hayes Road...

Dr. Vic Baker collecting samples on Mars
WENATCHEE - Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, August 8 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum, 127 South Mission, Wenatchee. Geological History of Water on Ancient Mars: Rivers, Seas…Life? The Erratics go to Mars. To learn about huge floods. For...

Shenanigans (Y41) driven by J. Michael Kelly of Bonney Lake, Wash., leads Josh Culver of Kennewick driving the Y19 (Culver Racing) boat during the 1 Liter heat on Lake Pateros during the Pateros Hydro Classic 2016. The Y41 ended up winning the class. Hydros will once again skim the waters on the Columbia River at Pateros Memorial Park all day, Saturday and Sunday, August 12-13. For more information www.pateros.com

In a ride, similar to this Northwest Honor Flight poker run last April, the Legion Riders and guests collected 62 stuffed animals for first responders during their Teddy Bear Run Saturday, July 22.
  BREWSTER – The Legion Riders of American Legion Columbia Post 97 hosted a Teddy Bear Run Saturday, July 22, to gather stuffed animals for distribution to children by first responders. Post 97 assistant director, Glen Farrington, who also serves as the ride coordinator and road captain for the...

Attorney Allison Foreman (standing), representing the interests of Bridgeport Orchard Property, addresses the Bridgeport City Council at its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, July 19.
BRIDGEPORT – The city council and the Cope family, owners of Bridgeport Orchard Properties (BPO), 120-plus acres of RI-zoned land bordering the south side of town, are attempting to resolve an issue that dates to 2016, over the property’s grandfathered use in an agricultural capacity. Following...

Bill Vallance, Fire District 15 Chief
BRIDGEPORT – A replacement pumper truck for a 1984 Mack veteran, housed at the Douglas Okanogan County Fire District (DOCFD) 15 Station 40 at Rocky Butte on Bridgeport Bar, was the main topic of discussion during the regular meeting of the DOCFD 15 Board of Commissioners last Monday, July 31....

Wind-fanned flames quickly outpaced DNR crews fighting the fire from State Route 153.
PATEROS – It’s all over but the monitoring of leftover hot spots on the Canyon Creek fire that started a mile north of Carlton on Saturday, July 15, and expanded to 1,200 acres before being contained Tuesday evening, July 18. Evacuations alerts have been lifted, State Route 153 is open and engine...

Cheyenne Allen, Brewster, tried the fit of a fireman’s protective suit and helmet during the 2016 National Night Out event at Columbia Cove Park in Brewster last August.
BREWSTER – Reserve the four hours between 5 and 9 p.m. Tuesday, August 1, to participate in National Night Out and meet some of the folks who make it their business to look out for your family’s welfare and safety. The Brewster Police Department is hosting the event at Columbia Cove Park, 604 W....

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