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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...

The School of Distinction award is presented annually to schools ranked among the highest five percent of achievement in ELA/Math and graduation rates over the past five years.
BREWSTER – For the fourth consecutive time, Brewster High School has been recognized as a School of Distinction (SOD) and Brewster Middle School has been so honored for the second consecutive year. The SOD recognizes the top five percent of schools as the highest improving schools in Washington...

David Fenner
BREWSTER – David Fenner, an affiliate faculty member at the University of Washington’s Jackson School of International Studies, will be the featured speaker at the Brewster Public Library at 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 25. Fenner is one among eight scholars appearing at North Central Regional Libraries...

Judge Eric Biggar
WENATCHEE - Douglas County District Court Judge candidates incumbent Eric Biggar and opponent Wenatchee area attorney Robert Hunter appeared together at Pybus Public Market here Thursday, Oct. 18 in an evening question and answer forum held in the community room. Wenatchee Valley Chamber of...

The American Red Cross held its last blood drive of the year at the Brewster Boys and Girls Club in Brewster last Thursday, Oct. 18. A total of 38 donors signed up to give blood and after factoring in those unable to show up owing to last-minute conflicts, the turnout was near three dozen during the eight-hour event.

New Three Rivers Hospital orthopedic, general surgery and OB/GYN clinics opened for business earlier this month.
BREWSTER – Three Rivers Hospital unveiled two new clinics that have moved and opened on the upper level of the Hillcrest Building at 415 Hospital Way. Three Rivers Orthopedics, the orthopedic surgery and specialty clinic, and Three Rivers Family Medicine, the General Surgery and OB/GYN surgical...
PATEROS – Arian Noma, an associate in the office of Thomason Law & Justice in Pateros is running for the Okanogan County Prosecutor’s office against incumbent Branden Platter. Noma recently answered some questions submitted by the Quad City Herald regarding his qualifications for the position...
OKANOGAN – Incumbent Okanogan County Prosecutor Branden Platter was appointed to his position to fill the vacancy left when prosecutor Karl Sloan resigned in July 2017 to take a position with the state Attorney General’s office. Platter recently answered questions from the Quad City Herald...

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