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Douglas County District 3 Commissioner Mark Spurgeon
BRIDGEPORT –- Officials from the Ports of Douglas and Chelan counties called on members of the city council at their regular monthly meeting Wednesday, June 19, to encourage city planners to reach out to the county economic development authority for help and funding for local improvement projects....

Lina Hallock of Winthrop, left, draws her final poker card from the bag held by ride captain Glen Harrington back at Legion post headquarters in Brewster.
BREWSTER – Last Saturday morning, June 22, more than a dozen motorcycles departed the headquarters of American Legion Columbia Post 97 and headed east toward Bridgeport on State Route 173. But before they left the post, the 16 riders each donated $20 for a five-card poker hand as part of the Honor...
BRIDGEPRT –- the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued an alert for recreational users of Rufus Woods Lake that, while access to the site remains open to the public, unsafe levels of a naturally occurring toxin have been detected in algae blooms in the water. Warnings against swimming, water...
NESPELEM – The Colville Confederated Tribes (CCT) have taken another step in their long-term strategy to acquire homeland in Eastern and Central Washington with the purchase of 184 acres near Pasco in Franklin County. The Pasco purchases was announced in a June 21 CCT media release when Business...
WENATCHEE - One of the oldest companies in Central Washington, 56-year-old Jerry’s Auto Supply, is pleased to announce that it is linking up with the nationally known NAPA Auto Parts organization, a move it says will propel the family-owned company into the future. Under the arrangement announced...

This view looking east shows some of the 17 paved spaces at Conklin Marina RV Park that will open as soon as landscape plants are established well enough to handle the traffic.
BRIDGEPORT – The camp hosts hired this year to manage the city’s RV and camping operations are making their presence felt, by the looks of comparative numbers disclosed during the regular city council meeting last Wednesday, June 19. Sue and Randy Stanley assumed management of the city’s RV and...
PATEROS – The Pateros-Brewster Community Resource Center (PBCRC) announced confirmation that the organization has received final approval for a grant from USDA Rural Development. PBCRC Executive Director Gene Dowers disclosed approval of the $27,175 grant in an email to supporters on Wednesday,...
  WENATCHEE - One of the oldest companies in Central Washington, 56-year-old Jerry’s Auto Supply, is pleased to announce that it is linking up with the nationally known NAPA Auto Parts organization, a move it says will propel the family-owned company into the future. Under the arrangement...
  MAZAMA – A Canada-Washington state cross border drug smuggling operation was intercepted on June 17 when elements of the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) working with Homeland Security discovered a cache of narcotics near the town of Mazama. Okanogan County Sheriff Tony Hawley reported...

If you must be beef, you might as well be beef with a view, as these bovines are enjoying looking west over Brewster and the Columbia River valley.

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