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Brewster school board metHere's the latest in Brewster School District news from Superintendent Eric Driessen:"Enrollment is up, we have an additional first grade class and kindergarten class."The district added a second PE teacher and an AVID teacher. We have increased the number of college...
School accomplishmentsIn the "What's Right with Pateros Schools" report during Monday's school board meeting, staff shared that the Sept. 12 open house was a success. More parents turned out than last year, and 300 hamburgers were served. Translation was provided by the new counselor, Omar...
Brewster Grange newsFrom Marge Hagy:The Brewster Grange No. 1018 held its monthly potluck and meeting on Sept. 13. Our fair booth for the Grange received a blue ribbon plus a special award for faithfulness by putting in a booth each year. A big thank you to the helpers and the items and produce...
Yard sales: One last hurrahPateros is extending its annual citywide yard sales and cleanup to a second weekend this year, giving residents a chance to get their homes and properties in shape before winter.The event will be Oct. 6-7. Dumpsters will be located downtown to collect yard waste, and call...
The Chelan Ridge Hawk Migration Festival returned to Pateros Saturday for its third year of close-ups with live raptors, educational booths and activities about their biology and life patterns, vendors selling birding gear and more.Tours to the 5,675-foot Chelan Ridge were also given, where...
The Chelan Ridge Hawk Migration Festival returned to Pateros Saturday for its third year of close-ups with live raptors, educational booths and activities about their biology and life patterns, vendors selling birding gear and more.Tours to the 5,675-foot Chelan Ridge were also given, where...
False alarmA possible hostage situation Saturday evening on Sunset Drive in Brewster turned out to be a relatively mild domestic dispute by comparison, according to Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers. He told the Herald that one man had hit or shoved another man, who left the residence by the...
Blast from the (local) pastThe images to the right were shared with us by Joni Parks, deputy clerk and museum coordinator for the city of Pateros.The first is a postcard of old town Brewster on Second Street - one among several donated to the Pateros Museum, according to Parks.The second is an...
Blast from the (local) pastThe images to the right were shared with us by Joni Parks, deputy clerk and museum coordinator for the city of Pateros.The first is a postcard of old town Brewster on Second Street - one among several donated to the Pateros Museum, according to Parks.The second is an...
Annie Amerika - The final updateThe cross-country adventure of Annie Amerika - the patriotic nickname of Bridgeport's own Gale Wilkison - came to an end on Aug. 12. In her own words, from her Facebook fan page:"Did you hear about the woman who traveled over 10,000 miles this summer to give away...

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