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Brewster School Superintendent, Eric Driessen presents the Brewster School District Wall of Fame Inductee Certificate to Ralph J. Fries at last Friday’s outdoor graduation ceremonies on the Brewster school football field.
BREWSTER – History was literally on display at Brewster High School last Friday and Saturday, June 2-3, as Brewster alumnus, Ralph Fries brought a comprehensive exhibit of southern Okanogan life and profiles of early pioneer women to the school’s small gym. Fries, a 1955 graduate of BHS and...

Jovany Lopez-Maciel
WENATCHEE – A young Bridgeport man charged with the hit-and-run death of Brewster resident, Gary Knowlton last July was handed a 41-month prison term at a sentencing hearing in Chelan County Superior Court last Thursday, June 1. Jovany Lopez-Maciel, 22, received the maximum available term from...

Brewster school superintendent, Eric Driessen, right, presents Jon Wyss with the WASA/ESD 171 Community Leadership Award at Gamble Sands.
BREWSTER – The Washington Association of School Administrators (WASA) and North Central Educational Services District (ESD) recently honored community leader, Jon Wyss with its WASA/EDS 171 Community Service Award. Wyss received the award in recognition for his work on behalf of the Brewster School...

Bridgeport AAU, in black, squared off against Brewster varsity players in the three-on-three basketball competition.
BRIDGEPORT – Unlike the 2016 last-minute scramble to resuscitate and put on an earlier-cancelled Bridgeport Daze, this year’s event was pre-planned and good-to-go as parade entries, vendors, participants and spectators converged in Bridgeport, last Saturday morning, June 3. Parade participants...
    BRIDGEPORT - The time for the Bridgeport High School graduation ceremony in this weeks Quad City Herald is incorrect. The ceremony will take place at 5 p.m., this afternoon  Friday, June 2, in the Bridgeport High School Gymnasium, at 1300 Douglas Avenue.
BRIDGEPORT  - On May 26, at approximately 3 a.m. Douglas County Deputies responded to a vehicle prowl which had just occurred in the 500 block of 18th Street in Bridgeport.   The complainant reported that at approximately 2:30 a.m. his wife awakened him to say she could see someone inside his...
BRIDGEPORT – Hooked on Kids, the annual fishing derby for young anglers from ages five to 14 years, is coming to the cove at the Bridgeport Marina Park at 9 a.m., Saturday, June 10. Youngsters can pre-register at the Bridgeport schools or just show up an hour early at the marina on derby day to...

Native American activist and Pateros High School graduate, Randy Lewis served as Master of Ceremonies for the Memorial to the Methow dedication.
PATEROS – A large crowd gathered at Lakeshore Park last Saturday, May 27, to witness the official dedication of the city’s latest attraction, the Memorial to the Methow installation on the shore of Lake Pateros. The new park spearheaded by former Pateros High School graduate, Chuck Borg, now of...
BRIDGEPORT – Bridgeport Daze, the annual summer parade and festival sponsored by the Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce will he held Saturday, June 3, with the parade kicking off the fun at 11 a.m. Chamber president, Zeke Martinez, said those interested in participating in the parade can gather at the...

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...

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