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Watercourse competitors get in some warm-up runs around the marker buoys on Lake Pateros before the official race start last Saturday morning.
PATEROS – The Northwest Jet Sports Association (NJSA) held the largest race on its annual circuit during the 71st Pateros Apple Pie Jamboree, July 20-22. NJSA spokesman Roger Harnack said the APJ Watercross Race drew 48 competitors, the largest field of the season. “Everyone likes to come to the...

Sergio Cuevas (band leader) will perform at Cider Fest on Saturday, July 28.
Local cideries participating CASHMERE - The majority of the Wenatchee Valley’s hard cider makers will be in Cashmere this weekend pouring their samples at The Big Chill Ciderfest.   Eleven cideries will participate in the first time event, slated for July 28,  from 4-10 p.m.  The Big Chill is...

A vintage set of fireman’s clothes from the same era was donated to display with the hose-and-ladder engine.
PATEROS – Tucked in the middle of the Apple Pie Jamboree parade last Saturday morning was an entry that was probably a familiar sight to any old-timers who were Pateros residents back in the 40’s or 50’s. It was a vintage 1947 Ford fire truck that, according to its new owners, spent its working...

Glenn Farrington, accepts his Veteran’s Quilt.
PATEROS – As it has done for several years now, the Columbia River Quilt Guild honored military veterans with the presentation of custom-made Veterans Quilts during last weekend’s Apple Pie Jamboree. Quilts were presented to Pat McFadden of Bridgeport, Wayne Maitland of Pateros, and Glenn...

Pateros City Council members, from left, Mike Harding, Holly Bange, Mayor Carlene Anders, council member Megan Sherrard, Rey Pascua, President of the Filipino American Community of the Yakima Valley, and council member George Brady pose with the proclamations and Congressional Medal after the council approved a resolution proclaiming Nov. 11 Veterans Day 2018 as United States Congressional Gold Medal for Filipino and American world War II Veterans Recognition Day.
PATEROS – The Pateros City Council approved a proclamation recognizing Veterans Day as also United States Congressional Gold Medal and American World War II Veterans Recognition Day at its regular monthly meeting last Monday, July 16. Rey Pascua, President of the Filipino American Community of the...

Julio Talavera from Umpqua Bank is the newest member of the Brewser Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.
BREWSTER: The Brewster Chamber of Commerce welcomed a new board member, recapped the city’s first Cherries Jubilee, and scheduled its first highway cleanup day among other agenda items at its regular monthly meeting last Wednesday, July 11. Chamber president Anna Marie Dalbey introduced Julio...

A Veteran’s Quilt will be presented to three local veterans at the Apple Pie Jamboree this weekend.
PATEROS – Three veterans of military service will each receive a quilt from members of the Columbia River Quilt Guild during this weekend’s Apple Pie Jamboree. Pat McFadden of Bridgeport, Glenn Farrington of Brewster, and Wayne Maitland of Pateros will receive Veterans Quilts at 11 a.m., Saturday,...
BREWSTER – Family Health Centers in Bridgeport and Brewster are offering Free Sports Physical clinics on scheduled days in July, August and September for athletes from surrounding schools who are required to complete a sports physical to be eligible to participate in school sports. Jordan Michelsen...
OKANOGAN - Okanogan County Department of Public Works and Selland Construction have begun the permanent repairs of the landslide that impacts Peter Dan Rd.  Today is the first official day of contract work, and traffic control delays should be expected.  Peter Dan Road will be closed between Hwy...
William (Bill) Schweigert, 70, of Bridgeport, Wash. passed away on May 29, 2018. His life will be celebrated on July 25, 2018 at the Brewster American Legion Hall Post 97 at 1 p.m. Please leave any thoughts and memories for the family at www.barneschapel.com.  Barnes Chapel of Brewster is...

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