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Chris Majors signed on with Three Rivers Hospital last March to help the facility fine tune its public relations and community outreach goals.
BREWSTER – Last March, Three Rivers Hospital (TRH) hired an individual to fill the position of Business Development Coordinator. Since then, Chris Majors, a California transplant, has been busy applying his professional background in photography, production and computer technology to let the...

Bridgeport School Board member, Rich Halterman, right, holds a plaque of appreciation for 20 years of service presented to him by superintendent Scott Sattler during the B BRIDGEPORT – After 20 years of service to the Bridgeport School District, Rich Halterman is retiring as the school’s Athletic Director and School Board Member. Halterman accepted a plaque of appreciation from Bridgeport School Superintendent, Scott Sattler at the beginning of last Monday’s school board meeting.
New Start Clinic helps recovering addicts get a ‘new start’ BREWSTER – The New Start Clinic, a treatment facility that is the first of its kind in this area, opened for business in the Brewster Medical Center building at 520 W. Indian Avenue, last October. New Start “is a medically supervised...

Council members voted to approve Anthony Jenkins as the new council member to replace Eric Schmidt.
BRIDGEPORT – Council members unanimously approved the appointment of Anthony Jenkins as the newest member of the city council at its rescheduled monthly meeting last Monday, Dec. 18. Jenkins will fill the seat being vacated effective at the end of the year by Eric Schmidt. Jenkins, a former Marine...

Brewster High School senior, Jennifer Perez received a student safe driving award last week from Brewster Police Chief Nattalie Cariker and State Farm Insurance. Remember: 2N2. 2 eyes on the road, 2 hands on the wheel.
BREWSTER – Brewster High School senior Jennifer Perez got caught last week by Police Chief Nattalie Cariker – for safe driving. Cariker and Brewster High School staffers were on the lookout for a safe driving student they could recognize as a reminder to all student drivers of a new distracted...

Engineering consultant Ben Varela addressed the Pateros city Council last Monday.
PATEROS – Engineering and management consultant Ben Varela of Varela & Associates of Spokane updated council members on the water quality and quantity of the city’s new well project during the regular monthly meeting of the city council last Monday, Dec. 18. Varela had good news in the form of...

Ayden Walsh, 8, of Brewster looked over the selection of dollar gifts as he shopped for his mother and grandmother.
BREWSTER – It took a space the size of the Brewster Boys and Girls Club to hold all the gifts, games and guests at the Brewster Chamber of Commerce annual Christmas Shoppe for Kids and Brewster Police Department Cops and Kids snow safety poster competition held last Saturday, Dec. 16, at the BBGC...

Emmanuel “Manny” Hurtado is the newest member of the Brewster City Council.
Brewster Council gets water update, welcomes new member By Mike Maltais Staff writer BREWSTER – Representatives from J.U.B. Engineers in Spokane updated city council members concerning the final stages of the reservoir renovation project and the initial steps of the city water manganese program...

Santa and Mrs. Claus, riding in a Bridgeport fire truck all decked out in lights and led by three lighted reindeer, pulls into Bouska Square Park in downtown Bridgeport for Santa Comes to Town festivities last Friday.
BRIDGEPORT – The biggest party to hit this city since Bridgeport Daze last summer was the second annual Santa Comes to Town celebration held at Bouska Square Park last Friday, Dec. 8. The event, hosted this year by the Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce involved the Bridgeport School District,...
BREWSTER – The Brewster Boys and Girls Club (BBGC) will be a hopping with activity as two popular events, the Cops & Kids and Winter Celebration and the annual Christmas Shoppe for Kids, hold back-to-back events at the BBGC on Saturday, Dec. 16, and Sunday, Dec. 17. Cops & Kids, hosted by...
BRIDGEPORT – On what some of us might consider just another typical parking day at a shopping mall, a Douglas County Deputy on routine patrol last Sunday, Dec. 10, spotted a vehicle driving recklessly on Tacoma Street and 21st Avenue in Bridgeport.  The Deputy turned on his emergency lights and...

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