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Volunteers who placed crosses and flags on veterans graves in Locust Grove Cemetery last Saturday.
BREWSTER – Nine Brewster High School junior and sophomore girls were among volunteers who turned out early Saturday morning, May 25, to place more than 200 white crosses with attached American flags on veterans graves in Locust Grove Cemetery. The students, members of Family Care and Community...

Four campers at the 20th annual Okanogan County Amateur Radio Club Campout included, from left, Mike Mauk, Brewster, Roger Odorizzi, Chelan, Mark Tharp, Yakima, and Michael Pearson, Wapato.
PATEROS – The 20th annual Okanogan County amateur Radio Club campout along the Methow River on Saturday and Sunday, May 18-19, drew some interesting members of the Amateur Radio Relay League (ARRL), a national association of amateur radio users, connecting hams around the U.S. with news,...

Kurt Danison, City of Pateros contract planner, holds up a copy of the latest Land Use Designations map, part of the city’s Comprehensive Plan.
PATEROS - City Council members approved a zoning designation change from Light Industrial to Public Use for the eight-acre Field of Dreams property the district owns along Industrial Way north of the city. Before the unanimous vote, City contract planner Kurt Danison reported to the council that...

Tory Wulf, right, holds lucky ball No. 22 that fell closest to the pin during the Helicopter Ball Drop at the BBGC Golf Fundraiser last Monday. Wulf won the 70-inch flat screen TV which he donated to BBGC Director Jamie Sluys, left, for use at the Boys and Girls Club.
BREWSTER – Scores of golf carts were neatly lined up on the promenade at Gamble Sands Golf Course last Monday morning, May 20, as players began arriving for the fourth annual Brewster Boys and Girls Club (BBGC) Golf Fundraiser. Following the opening instructions, the golfers set out for their...

The Culpepper & Merriweather Circus will bring its tented, one-ring performances to Brewster on June 6.
BREWSTER – With the final hurdle cleared – a physical site to host it – the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus is coming to Brewster for two shows on Thursday, June 6, at The Armory N.1 parking lot at 600 Main Street. The circus will run from 12 noon to 9 p.m. with evening performances at 5 p.m....

Players get in some last-minute practice on the putting green at last years fundraiser.
BREWSTER – The Brewster Boys and Girls Club’s largest fundraiser of the year, the annual Gamble Sands Golf Tournament, will hit the links on Monday, May 20, and the good news for late registrants is that spots remain open for both foursomes and singles. BBGC Director Jaime Sluys said Tuesday, May...

Carlos and Zuni Henriquez
BRIDGEPORT – The new pastors of the Foursquare Wellspring of Life Church held a community event at noon Saturday, May 4, to introduce themselves to Bridgeport residents. Carlos and Zuni Henriquez hosted a gathering at the Bridgeport City Park at 1300 Columbia Avenue featuring free hot dogs, music,...

The Omak Tribal Longhouse is located at 25 Mission Road.
OMAK – The sound of drums will come from the Omak Tribal Longhouse on Saturday, May 11, as the United Pow Wow makes its 31st annual appearance at 25 Mission Road. Native American dancers and drummers will gather for an afternoon of activities beginning in the early afternoon followed by a dinner at...

Mersaedy Atkins, left, and Colville Tribe Natural Resources Enforcement officer, Robbie Seyler, prepare fillets of Chinook salmon for the traditional barbecue pit during First Salmon ceremonies in 2016 at the Chief Joseph Salmon Hatchery in Bridgeport.
NESPELEM – The First Salmon Ceremony, an annual tradition of the Colville Confederated Tribes (CCT) will be held at the Chief Joseph Fish Hatchery Administration Building in Bridgeport on Thursday, May 23. Activities will get started early under the direction of Randy Friedlander, Colville Tribes...

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