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Is it a figure 8? A bow tie? No, it’s… ... part of an erotic air art piece fashioned from a combination of jet exhaust contrail and several G forces.
OKANOGAN COUNTY – The sky above the Okanogan Military Operating Area (MOA) was a cloudless blue canvas last Thursday, Nov. 16. And wherever one finds a blank backdrop, be it sidewalk, building wall, rail car or patch of sky, an inspired artist is often not far away. This particular painter was...
BRIDGEPORT – A request by city employees for a 50-cent an hour across-the-board raise in salaries was a topic of primary discussion by council members at their regular monthly meeting last Wednesday, Nov. 15. The city Budget Committee comprised of council members Phil Lee and Jackie Hentges had...

As the two previous School of Distinction signs clearly show, this is not the first award of its kind conferred upon Brewster High School.
BREWSTER – Brewster High School and Brewster Middle School are among seven schools within the North Central Educational Service District (NCESD) area that have been awarded 2017 School of Distinction honors by the Center for Educational Effectiveness. Brewster High School is a three-time repeat...

This section of Foster Creek Avenue stretching from the Bridgeport city sign to the Bridgeport Bridge will be the site of a new sidewalk construction project next spring.
BRIDGEPORT – Work to complete the sidewalk along the far east end of Foster Creek Avenue can begin with the spring thaw after the city council awarded the project contract to POW Contracting at its regular monthly meeting last Wednesday, Nov. 16. POW, of Pasco, was the lowest bidder for the...
BREWSTER – The Christmas lights of Main Street will illuminate the city and spirit of the coming holiday on Saturday, Nov. 25. The Brewster community and Chamber of Commerce invites all businesses to decorate their premises with red and white lights – “red for our Lady Bears” – in support of the...

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...

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