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Las Posadas - Dec. 8 This Saturday, Dec. 8 beginning at 5:30 p.m. in downtown Brewster, Las Posadas, a Mexican Christmas tradition of caroling will go down Main Street from a starting point at The Armory on 600 Main Street, and will conclude with food and hot chocolate at the Senior Center at 109 S. Bridge Street.
BREWSTER – The Boys and Girls Club at 601 W. Cliff will be the happening place on Saturday, Dec. 15, as the Brewster Police Department Cops & Kids combines with the annual Christmas Shop and Winter Carnival for a day of fun, refreshments, games, contests, photos with Santa Claus (Santa’s chair...
PATEROS – Santa and Mrs. Claus will be stopping traffic with refreshments and gifts at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7 in Memorial Park. The couple will have gifts for the kids while everyone enjoys hot chocolate, cookies, and chili. Pateros city clerk/treasurer Kerri Wilson said those who preordered...

Sepetys’ book has been translated into more than 27 languages and published in more than 43 countries.
PATEROS – The North Central Regional Library will host best selling author Ruth Sepetys as part of its NCRL Reads series for a three-day tour of selected schools next month. Sepetys, a writer of historical fiction and author of the award-winning book, Between Shades of Gray, will speak to students...

Said and Ruth Velasco hold hats from Ed’s Mudville Breakfast Bar & Grill in Brewster (red hat) and its namesake, Ed’s Mudville Grill in Clayton, Calif. (green hat).
BREWSTER – A new yellow sign recently installed above the entry of the former Ixtapa and El Parasio restaurants at 500 W. Main downtown completes the evolution of the former Mexican-Chinese eatery into its new role as a breakfast, burger, and steak place. Owners Said and Ruth Velasco are busy these...

Tim Andrews, left, and Brandon Kuehn, of Tatley Outpost pause during a morning recycle run to Pateros.
PATEROS – A new website launched on Veterans Day this month signals the latest chapter in an innovative farming, training, healing and community service project located three miles north of Pateros on Watson Road. Tatley Outpost (www.tatleyoutpost.com) debuted online as a veteran operated ranch...
OKANOGAN – As of 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, results for the Nov. 6 General Election were certified by the auditors for both Okanogan and Douglas counties. In both Okanogan and Douglas counties there was little movement among the initiatives or candidates from results reported at mid-month....

The completed design plan for the city Well 4 Pump Station that will occupy the parking lot across from Lakeshore Park was unveiled at the regular council meeting on Nov. 19. The dual-purpose structure will feature a stage and other amenities to incorporate a multi-use concept into the building.
PATEROS – With Pump Station No. 3 at Pearl Street and Watson Draw coming online this week, the City of Pateros has notified residents to expect some water disruptions as the city transitions from the old to the new system starting this week through the first week of December. To mark the milestone...
PATEROS – City Council members voted to adopt an ordinance establishing the Pateros Transportation Benefit District (TBD) at its regular monthly meeting last Monday, Nov. 19. The TBD allows the city to impose an annual $20 vehicle fee to generate revenue for street, sidewalk, and trail maintenance...

The big fir tree in Legion Park is once again decorated with Christmas lights.
BREWSTER – For the first time in the past five years, the big fir tree in Legion Park is wearing a coat of Christmas colors of alternating red, green, orange, blue and yellow bulbs draped in lines from the large lighted star on its crown to its base. After decorating the 60-plus foot evergreen with...

One of many photos from Samantha’s Facebook site show a girl full of energy and purpose.
CASHMERE – Accounts have been established on GoFundMe and at Cashmere Valley Bank for an 18-year-old former Brewster school student who recently underwent surgery for cancer. Samantha Himmelhaver, whose family relocated to Cashmere after losing their Indian Dan Canyon home in the 2014 Carlton...

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