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Carlos and Zuni Henriquez will be the new pastors at the Bridgeport Community Church at 1300 Foster Avenue Bridgeport.
BRIDGEPORT – A young couple soon to become new residents of the city introduced themselves at the last regular meeting of the Bridgeport City Council on Dec. 19. Carlos, 30, and Zuni Henriquez, 27, of Moses Lake advised council members that they will be the new pastors of the Brewster Community...
DOUGLAS-OKANOGAN COUNTIES – The New Year always seems to bring out the side of citizens that has to do with renewal, recommitment…and resolution. For some that includes a rededication to become more proactive with the process of recycling household trash. The announcement from China about a year...

Coach Rick Miller high-fives a player during a 2017 playoff game after an over-the- fence home run.
BREWSTER – It’s going to take some getting used to. Following 32 years as the coaching face of the Brewster Lady Bears varsity softball team, Rick Miller is handing the reins off to a new successor next spring. Following a coaching career that by any standards can be called a solid success, Miller...

Newly elected Douglas County Sheriff Kevin Morris addressed the Bridgeport City Council last month.
BRIDGEPORT – A homeowner who experienced an uncomfortable encounter with a trespasser/intruder last month is sounding the alarm for citizens to become more alert and proactive concerning matters of their own safety and security. The long-time resident who wishes to remain anonymous was awakened...
PATEROS – The long-awaited city-wide flush that integrated the new city reservoir, pump, and water system with the existing delivery network pulled the handle last Tuesday, Dec. 18, giving the city its first water upgrade since the town was relocated in the early 1960s. Technicians made the...

Douglas County Sheriff Kevin Morris made his first appearance at the Bridgeport City Council last Monday since winning election as Sheriff last November.
BRIDGEPORT – Newly elected Douglas County Sheriff Kevin Morris made his first appearance at the Bridgeport City Council since his election last November. Morris brought council members up to date on the current status of the DCSO and requests made to the Douglas County Commissioners for additional...

Ben Varela
PATEROS – City council members at their regular monthly meeting, Monday, Dec. 17, voted to authorize the city engineer to proceed with a call for bids for construction of the downtown Well 4 Pump Station. Ben Varela of Varela Associates in Spokane updated council members with a 25-page summary of...

Bridgeport resident Scott Wright owns property abutting Atomic Way.
BRIDGEPORT – By unanimous vote, Wednesday, Dec. 19, the city council agreed to push ahead with actions that could lead to a resolution of the current impasse over a productive use of Atomic Way. The small parcel of land on the north side of Columbia Boulevard near 22nd Street includes an access to...

Carpenters working from a mobile hydraulic hoist add plywood sheathing to Brewster Middle School.

Landscaping is well along, and the outlines of RV pad spaces are taking shape as a Douglas PUD contractor continues work at Conklin Landing on the east end of Bridgeport.

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