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Ray Counts was in charge of Taps.
BREWSTER – Members of the American Legion Columbia Post 97 color guard and firing squad, under the direction of Area Three Commander, Denny Pittman, devoted the morning of Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, to ceremonies honoring the areas deceased veterans. Pittman and his crew began early Monday...

In honor of National Poppy Day last Friday, Brewster mayor, Art Smyth purchases a memorial poppy from three-year-old Ellie Counts in front of the American Legion Park at the end of Main Street.
BREWSTER – Last Friday, May 26, marked the observance of National Poppy Day as the hand-fashioned, blood-red flowers began decorating lapels, button holes, rear-view mirrors and other prominent display spots. Brewster mayor, Art Smith turned up the American Legion Columbia Post 97 headquarters...

Brewster boys and Girls Club Director, Brian Paine, right, talks shop with a golfer at the Gamble Sands Golf Resort last Monday.
BREWSTER – The Brewster Boys and Girls Club (BBGC) held back-to-back fund raisers at venues in Chelan and Brewster last Sunday and Monday, May 21-22. “Beautiful weather, amazing new friends and winery event at Siren Song in Chelan, incredible golf resort and staff at Gamble Sands, and a packed...
BREWSTER – The American Legion Columbia Post 97 has a full schedule planned up to and after Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, according to Area Three Commander Denny Pittman. Beginning at 9-9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 27, Post members and volunteers will place a cross with a small flag on the grave of...

Students from Pateros school’s second, third and fourth grade listen to Methow native, Mark Miller, describe the steps required to set up a traditional teepee at Memorial Park last Tuesday. The teepee will be part of the Memorial to the Methow dedication on Saturday, May 27.
PATEROS – Dedication ceremonies for the Memorial to the Methow park on Lakeshore Drive will be held at noon Saturday, May 27. Methow native, Mark Miller, was at the site Tuesday, May 23, showing a group of Pateros second, third and fourth graders the finer points of assembling a teepee for...

Hospital District No. 1 that includes Three Rivers Hospital in Brewster, is seeking a candidate for Commissioner, Position 5, at large, being vacated by Tracy Shrable.
BREWSTER – The Okanogan County Auditor announced a special three-day filing period after several elective positions in Okanogan County failed to attract any candidates for the Nov. 1, 2017 General Election, primary election. The special extension began Tuesday, May 23, and closes at 4:30 p.m....
  BREWSTER - The Douglas Okanogan County Fire District will have a Special Meeting Monday, May 22, 7 p.m. at Ambulance Hall, to discuss fire department and ambulance business. Discussion items are: District Chief Report - Recruit class graduation and EMS Director Report - CDBG update and Building...
CHELAN - Rep. Mike Steele announced recently that he has opened a district office in Chelan for the legislative interim. Although the legislature was called into an immediate 30-day special session following the end of regular session on April 23, Steele reaffirmed that he will be in the 12th...
BREWSTER/OMAK - The WSU Diabetes Prevention Program can help you lose weight and prevent or delay Type 2 Diabetes.  It is a lifestyle change program that helps people develop lifelong skills for healthy living with step-by-step changes, according to Margaret Viebrock, WSU Extension program...
BREWSTER – The American Legion Columbia Post 97 will be a busy group leading up to and after Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, according to North District and Post Commander Denny Pittman. Beginning Saturday, May 27, starting at 9-9:30 a.m., Post members and volunteers will place a cross with a small...

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