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Cassidy Tupling accepts a stars and stripes quilt from the Columbia River Quilt Guild.
MANSFIELD – Veterans Day ceremonies at Mansfield High School last Friday, Nov. 9, honored two of its own as military veterans Thomas and Cassidy Tupling were the honored recipients of special veterans’ quilts made by members of the Columbia River Quilt Guild. Thomas Tupling enlisted in the U.S....

Members of the Pateros fifth grade glass fold the American flag as part of their Veterans Day presentation.
PATEROS – The Pateros schools always put on a moving and entertaining performance to honor Veterans Day, and last Friday, Nov. 9 was no exception. While the Honor Guard from Columbia Post 97 of the Brewster American Legion was delayed beyond the 8:30 a.m. start time for the posting of the colors,...

The Pumpkin Decorating Contest winners adorn a table at the Brewster Senior Center.
BREWSTER – The Pateros-Brewster-Bridgeport Senior Center will form an Election Committee when it holds it general meeting this month. According to member Kathy Lowry, the 2019 officers will need to be nominated in time for the election meeting in December, but as of this writing nobody has stepped...
WATERVILLe – With 12,448 ballots already counted as of Friday, Nov. 9, and only an estimated 1,000 remaining, the results of the Nov. 6 General Election for Douglas County candidates is largely decided.     Dino Rossi, (R) running for U.S. Representative in the 8th Congressional District, easily...

A new rock facing has been added to the pillars holding up the large reader board sign in the Pateros business district.

Taco lovers found all they could eat at the first annual Tacoctoberfest.
PATEROS – Tacoctoberfest, an afternoon gathering of taco aficionados and Halloween celebrants, brought scores of party-hearty adults and youngsters to Lakeshore Drive last Saturday, Oct. 27. The first annual Tacoctoberfest, sponsored by the folks at Thomason Law and Justice, left no gravestone...

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OKANOGAN – The first-ever 2018 Okanogan County/North Central Washington High School Career Connections Expo held at the Okanogan County Fairground Agriplex on Oct. 17, was a success to the extent that future annual Expos are a foregone conclusion. Through the combined efforts of WorkSource Okanogan...

Regular volunteers at the Brewster Food Bank include, from left, Earl Patterson, Roberto A., Hatti McKee, Karen Haywood, Marye Cooper, Neal McKee, Ron Paslay, and Lucy Baker.
BREWSTER – With two of the biggest holidays of the year, Thanksgiving and Christmas, just around the corner, the Brewster Food Bank at 301 South Fourth Street is feeling the financial pinch as it continues to serve nearly 100 people every Thursday morning from its facility. As the only food pantry...

Pumphouse 3 on Pearl Street and Watson Draw Road with its new landscaping is nearing completion.
PATEROS – The pieces are all falling into place for the debut of the new water system for the City of Pateros. At the council meeting Oct. 15, City administrator Jord Wilson reviewed the projects completed or nearing completion as the city counts down to a ceremonial city-wide flush event scheduled...

Players race to the centerline at the beginning of a dodge ball competition.
BREWSTER – Heroes by the dozens turned out for the Heroes Dodge Ball Fundraiser hosted at the Brewster Boys and Girls Club last Thursday, Oct. 18. Funds raised from donors attending the event are designated for the family of Brewster Elementary School student, Yahir Corona. Corona, a 10-year-old...

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