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Brewster Public Works Director Lee Webster displays a copy of the city zoning code map.
BREWSTER – When Brewster residents Ronald and Ruth Ann Paslay decided to relocate to Wenatchee recently, they put their home at 401 Lakeview Drive, a one-way street between N. Bridge Street and the Columbia River on the market. It did not take long for the Paslays to find an interested purchaser,...

Don Murison didn’t have to part with the 1972 Chevrolet El Camino he restored when bidders failed to meet the minimum bid required to drive home his classic.
MANSFIELD – The event of the fall season in the Town at the End of the Rails took all day Saturday, Oct. 6, when the 41st annual Mansfield Lions Club Auction got underway at 10 a.m. for its multi-hour sale. On the block this year were more vehicles than last year’s selection including a beautifully...

The entry gate remained closed at Lake Woods Golf Course last Monday.
BRIDGEPORT – The Lake Woods Golf Course located at 232 Half Sun Way, announced recently that it is suspending operations until further notice. A posting on the course Facebook site, www.facebook.com/LakeWoodsGolf, advises that an auction is scheduled at the course from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. next Saturday,...

The concrete stepping blocks are wearing a new coat of colored stain and the ground has been hydroseeded as the Douglas County PUD added the final touches to the recent shoreline stabilization project along Columbia Cove in Brewster.

Migrating Sandhill cranes like this pair caught in a freshly cut cornfield recently, always seem to know where the good pickings are.

New NCRL Executive Director Barbara Walters was guest speaker at the regular monthly meeting of the Bridgeport City Council on Wednesday, Sept. 19.
BRIDGEPORT – Barbara Walters, the newly appointed executive director of the North Central Regional Library stopped by the regular monthly meeting of the Bridgeport City Council last Wednesday, Sept. 19. Walters, who assumed her new post last July, has been involved with the NCRL administration for...

The Pateros Garden Apartments in downtown Pateros on the corner of Lakeshore Drive and Dawson Street occupy a prime piece of real estate just a stone’s throw from the water.
PATEROS – The competition to find affordable housing, or any housing for that matter, in the City of Pateros just ramped up a notch as the 16 residential units in the rent-subsidized Pateros Garden Apartments revert to market value Oct. 1. Terms of an FHA loan secured by the building’s purchasers...

Steve Marshall (center) of J-U-B Engineers updates the Brewster City Council on the Anderson Field Airport Master Plan.
BREWSTER – Members of the Brewster City Council heard the latest developments on the Airport Master Plan for Anderson Field at their regular monthly meeting on Sept. 12. Consultant Steve Marshall of J-U-B Engineers, Inc. in Spokane brought Working Paper No.1 of the project that he said is about 35...

Arnold Cleveland
BREWSTER – Colville Confederated Tribal member Arnold Cleveland will be the featured speaker at the Fort Okanogan Interpretive Center at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29. The Interpretive Center is located at 14379 Highway 17 in Brewster near the junction of State Route 17 with U.S. 97. Arnold will share...

Brian Paine
BREWSTER – The Brewster Boys and Girls Club (BBGC) is seeking a new director following the departure of Brian Paine last week. BBGC staffer Heather Carrington is acting as interim director while the search begins for a new replacement. The Brewster club opened in March 2015, and Paine took the...

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