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These two pronghorn antelope were spotted among a herd of domestic cattle on the Colville Indian Reservation near Brewster last week. A red ear tag is visible on the male at right while the female at left wears a tracking collar. The pair is likely part of a herd of nearly 100 animals captured in Nevada and released on the reservation late last month.
BREWSTER – The population of transplanted pronghorn antelope on the Colville Indian Reservation grew by nearly 100 when teams from Colville Tribes’ Fish and Wildlife (CTFW) and the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) released 98 animals on CCT lands late last month. The first pronghorns were...

A new name and sign will replace the current Brewster Drug as new owners and managers assume control of day-to-day operations at the store.
BREWSTER – Customers of Brewster Drug and True Value Hardware will find a new look and new name to go along with new ownership and management as Brewster Marketplace owners Sabrina O’Connell and Yvonne and Victor Vargas assumed the day-to-day operations of the store on Monday, Nov. 6. The trio had...
BREWESTER – Ford Motor Company and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Washington State are teaming up once again with the Ford Focus on child Hunger campaign. Brewster Boys and Girls Club Director Brian Paine said the club received $1,000 from Ford that is being applied to help feed needy families in the...

Brewster Fire Chief Mike Webster officially notified the city council of his pending retirement at the end of this year.
BREWSTER – The city council said good-bye to its long-term fire chief, held four public hearings, and moved forward with the ownership transfer of the Vista Park Homes complex to the Okanogan County Housing Authority. After 41 years with the Brewster Fire Department, many of those as chief, Fire...
Bridgeport -- The American Legion color guard representing Columbia Post 97, Brewster and Post 218 in Bridgeport made its first call at Bridgeport High School at 9 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at the first of three school assemblies observing Veterans Day. Bridgeport did not have to look far to find a...

A new sign installed by the PUD about a month ago has given the Columbia Cove Park boat launch a new look. Brewster Public Works Director Lee Webster said the previous sign with the salmon will be reinstalled at another location.

Paula Peckham, right, staffed the candy table and distributed treats to the scores of trick-or-treaters who stopped by the Senior Center on Halloween.
BREWSTER – The long-anticipated raffle drawing for the three-piece Weber barbecue set was finally held at the Brewster-Pateros-Bridgeport Senior Center on Halloween Day. The prize was donated to the Center earlier this year and the Center began selling raffle tickets hoping to reach a goal of $500...
BRIDGEPORT – Schools in Mansfield, Brewster, Pateros and Bridgeport will all observe Veterans Day at different times on Thursday, Nov. 9. Veterans Day officially falls on Saturday, Nov. 11, this year but the schools will hold early observances to allow students to participate. Representatives of...

Brewster Mayor Art Smyth, City Clerk Misty Ruiz, Director of Public Works, Lee Webster, and J-U-B engineer Steve James pose with the IACC Drinking Water Award
BREWSTER – Water users in this city owe a collective debt of thanks to a handful of dedicated administrators who have really earned their pay while performing near-wonders on the funding front for water storage and system upgrades. Those who still need convincing, need look no further than the...

Four-year-old Koye Carrington of Pateros checks out the witches display outside the haunted house at the Brewster Boys and Girls Club.
PATEROS/BREWSTER – It was a hootin’ and hollarin’ good time to be a trick-or-treater in Pateros and Brewster on Halloween Day, Oct. 31. Both cities held complementary events that gave youngsters and parents alike much to choose from in the way of safe, but still exciting, fun. Trunk or Treat...

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