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PATEROS – Contributors have less than 30 days to submit wildfire survival stories for the upcoming IRIS  Success Summit to be held in Pateros in mid-November. IRIS, the Initiative for Rural Innovation and Stewardship, wants to showcase success stories for Pateros Strong, its ninth annual North...

Kurt Danison of Highland Associates is Bridgeport's city planner.
BRIDGEPORT – Citizens who want to speak their piece about zoning and land use issues inside the city limits will have their opportunity next month. The Bridgeport Planning Commission will convene a public hearing at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at City Hall to consider amendments to the city’s...

The Brewster Senior Center is located just off Main at 109 Bridge Street in downtown Brewster.
BREWSTER – The Senior Center located at 109 S. Bridge Street, that serves senior citizens in the communities of Pateros, Brewster, and Bridgeport, is facing the real prospect that the facility may soon be forced to close its doors. Dwindling participation, declining membership, and operating costs...
BRIDGEPORT – A Bridgeport couple perished in a house fire on Old Highland Orchard Road on the south side of Bridgeport, Sunday, Sept. 16. Douglas County Sheriff Kevin Morris reported that investigators located two bodies inside a burned residence at 760 Old Highland Orchard Road and while positive...

This sign hanging just outside the doors to Bridgeport City Hall sums up an ongoing problem in two languages. Note that no chickens are shown.
BRIDGEPORT – Of all those creatures residing within the city limits of Bridgeport, it appears that the two-legged ones are the most law-abiding. I’m referring, of course, to chickens.   Since the Bridgeport City Council voted last March to allow the feathered denizens within the city limits on a...

This sign hanging just outside the doors to Bridgeport City Hall sums up an ongoing problem in two languages. Note that no chickens are shown.
BRIDGEPORT – Of all those creatures residing within the city limits of Bridgeport, it appears that the two-legged ones are the most law-abiding. I’m referring, of course, to chickens.   Since the Bridgeport City Council voted last March to allow the feathered denizens within the city limits on a...

Greg Goodnight, Pateros School Superintendent
QUAD CITIES – Schools in the Quad City area from Pateros to Mansfield opened or will open doors from Monday, August 27 in Pateros through Tuesday, Sept. 4, at Mansfield, to welcome students to the 2018-19 academic year. Brewster and Bridgeport both opened Wednesday, August 29.   Pateros The 319...

Jesus Hernandez, left, CEO of Family Health Centers stands with Brewster Hero recipients Brian Paine, Director of the Brewster Boys and Girls Club; Shan Miller, Brewster pool manager and owner of Sweet T’s Unique Gifts; and Brewster Police Chief Nattalie Cariker. The three were honored during a ceremony at BBGC, August 22, during observance of National Health Center Week, August 12-18.

Traffic was restricted to one-way on U.S. 97 west of Brewster last Tuesday while WSDOT crews relocated the centerline prior to beginning the installation of a two-way left turn lane at the intersection of U.S. 97 and Brewster Grange Road.
BREWSTER – A crew from the Washington State Department of Transportation out of Wenatchee began preparing a stretch of U.S. 97 west of the Brewster city limits last Monday, August 27 for the installation of a two-way left-turn lane at the intersection of Brewster Grange Road.   On Tuesday, August...
  The Okanogan County Central Landfill, Ellisforde Transfer Station, Bridgeport Transfer Station, and Twisp Transfer Station will be closed on Saturday, September 1, 2018 in observance of Labor Day Holiday. They will all be open on regular schedules Tuesday, September 4, 2018.

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