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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...

Balto was a black and white Siberian husky who led a dog team on the final leg of a life-saving serum run to Nome, Alaska, in 1925.
CARLTON -- You cannot say that Carlton teenager Christina Gibson doesn’t think big…as in Iditarod big. The 16-year-old home-schooled musher is training to compete in Alaska’s 2018 Junior Iditarod, a 150-mile version of the 1,000-mile Iditarod from Anchorage to Nome billed as “The Last Great Race on...
PATEROS – The public is invited to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner with Pateros School students on Wednesday, Nov. 15, in the school commons area. Elementary students will be served from 10:30-11:30 a.m. followed by junior high and high school students from 11:40 a.m.-12:15 p.m. The cost is $4.25 for...
BREWSTER – As the seasonal calendar turns its page to November, residents hereabouts begin giving some thought to winter water conditions and particularly, freezing pipes. This year, as Brewster public works personnel near the completion of the installation of new water meters, city water users...

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...

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