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The Honor Guard prepares to post before a large audience at Locust Grove Cemetery.
BREWSTER – The Honor Guard comprised of members of American Legion Columbia Post 97 devoted Memorial Day morning to a succession of veterans’ remembrances at four area cemeteries including Pateros, Packwood, Fort Okanogan and Paradise Hill with a stop along the way on the Bridge Street bridge....

Custom wheels like this Chev pickup will entertain parade spectators.
BRIDGEPORT – The Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Bridgeport Daze celebration over three days from 4 p.m., Friday, May 31 through 1 p.m., Sunday, June 2. The centerpiece of the event, the downtown parade will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday with an array of classic cars, dancing...

Author Randy Lewis spoke at the Fort Okanogan Interpretive Center last season. Mike Malitas/QCH
  BREWSTER – The Fort Okanogan Interpretive Center located near the junction of highways 97 and 17 east of Brewster opened the doors on its 2019 Summer Program Schedule on Friday, May 24. The Center will be open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday from May 24 through Sept. 29. Included...
BREWSTER – The Pateros-Brewster-Bridgeport Senior Center will host a Cherries Jubilee Dessert Contest in conjunction with the Chamber’s Cherries Jubilee celebration on Saturday, June 15. The Center doors will open at 11:30 a.m. to receive entries and dessert judging will begin at 1 p.m. Senior...

CEO Scott Graham, center, speaks with attendees in the clinic lobby.
From Okanogan County Emergency Management at 12:58 p.m. Tuesday, May 21:   A fire is burning near the area of State Route 97 Mile Post 279 just north of Malott. The fire is burning south towards Malott Hud housing.  Persons should be aware of their surroundings and take action if...

Alta Lake State Park is 4.3 miles west of Pateros.
PATEROS/BRIDGEPORT – The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission (WSPRC) is reaching out to residents of Pateros and Bridgeport along with those living in surrounding areas concerning the future plans for Alta Lake and Bridgeport state parks. WSPRC Parks Planner Melinda Posner addressed...
QUAD CITIES – Citizens who believe they have the experience, fresh ideas, community spirit and a new perspective to get things done have until 4 p.m. Friday, May 17, to file for one of many non-partisan public offices available in Pateros, Brewster, Bridgeport and Mansfield. Bridgeport Mayor Janet...
BREWSTER – Three Rivers Hospital and Three Rivers Family Medicine is commemorating 70 years of healthcare service to the community and invites the public to celebrate with them. In observance of its 70th anniversary TRH is holding grand openings of both its ER and clinic from 4-6 p.m. Friday, May...
National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6 and ends on May 12, Florence Nightingale's birthday. These permanent dates enhance planning and position National Nurses Week as an established recognition event. As of 1998, May 8 was designated as National Student Nurses Day, to be celebrated...

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