Another national honor for Gamble Sands golf course

BREWSTER — Gamble Sands Golf Club was recently named to the list of “Golfweek’s Best: Modern Courses 2015.” With this distinction, Gamble Sands becomes the third modern course to make the cut in the state of Washington, joining Chambers Bay and Wine Valley. Gamble Sands came in 73rd of the 100 courses on the list that is selected from a worldwide pool of roughly 20,000 golf...
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Teachers awarded ESD grants

WENATCHEE — Teachers from Waterville, Brewster, Palisades and Eastmont have been awarded classroom grants from the North Central Educational Service District Educational Foundation. They are among 54 teachers throughout North Central Washington awarded grants this year in the areas of literacy, STEM (science, technology engineering and math), culinary arts, fine arts and post-secondary...
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Primary care clinic opens

BREWSTER — Three Rivers Hospital in Brewster has opened a primary care clinic in its east wing. The hospital’s clinic previously provided surgery and gynecology services, and has now expanded into a general family practice. Patients who come to the hospital with non-emergency needs may be referred to the clinic, saving costs, a news release from the hospital said. The clinic opened last week,...
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Seniors Farmers Market vouchers available in June

EAST WENATCHEE — Are you a low income senior and enjoy fresh fruit and vegetables? Then you may quality for the Seniors Farmers Market Nutrition Program. Aging & Adult Care of Central Washington is sponsoring its annual public voucher distribution during June. Each eligible senior will have the opportunity to receive $40 in vouchers to purchase fresh fruit, vegetables and honey at any...
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Brewster hospital reports financial success

BREWSTER — After cutting services and staff six months ago, Three Rivers Hospital reported that it ended the first quarter of this year at a profit, and cut in half what it owes to the county for continuing debt. The news was reported May 15 by former hospital CEO Bud Hufnagel as he prepared to leave the public hospital. Former Coulee Medical Center CEO Scott Graham was hired to replace...
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Northwest MedStar to open base in Brewster

BREWSTER — Northwest MedStar, the region’s critical care transport provider, is establishing an air medical base at Anderson Field Airport in Brewster. The full-time base will open next month. “This is another opportunity for Northwest MedStar to collaborate with the local health care community throughout north central Washington,” said Eveline Bisson, program director for Northwest...
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Brewster Vet Clinic makes mobile visit to Mansfield

The Brewster Vet Clinic made its annual mobile visit to Mansfield March 22, to vaccinate and perform brief examinations on local cats and dogs for a reduced fee
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Bridgeport bond fails to meet supermajority; Douglas County M&O levies pass

Douglas County residents weighed in on six Maintenance and Operations (M&O) levies on the Feb. 11 ballot. With most ballots already counted, levies for Lake Chelan School District, Orondo School District, Brewster School District, Coulee Hartline School District, Waterville School District and Palisades School District all cleared the 50 percent mark needed to pass.
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Concerns aired at hospital meet

During the public comment period of the Jan. 27 Three Rivers Hospital monthly board meeting, Dr. Keith Hanson informed the board and public of the doctors’ discontent with some of the decisions made by CEO Bud Hufnagel and the board.
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Brewster American Legion hosts bi-annual crab feed

  | By Adrienne Douke | Brewster American Legion Post 97 hosted the first of its bi-annual crab feeds Jan. 11. The spacious legion hall easily accommodated over 150 enthusiastic crab pickers and their families. “We’ve had over 200 people come to other feeds,” noted Monte Butler, a past commander. The crab feed has been a very successful event for over 10 years, “We’ve had it at the...
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