Posts by Tammara Green

Community Events Calendar

Note: Many of these events change dates from year to year.  To stay informed, be sure to pick up the Mattawa Area News each Wednesday.  Please support our local businesses.  They make it possible to bring you the Mattawa Area News.  This and other local information can also be obtained from the Mattawa City Hall at 509-932-4037.…

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Preparations For Miss Mattawa Underway!

This year, some junior gals will have the opportunity to participate in this year’s Miss Mattawa scholarship event. The event, formerly known as Junior Miss and Distinguished Young Woman is essentially the same, however it is no longer associated with any national scholarship foundation. All scholarships will be locally sponsored by local businesses and community…

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Lil’ Abner Opening This Week

Quincy Valley Allied Arts features Lil’ Abner, which opens this Friday, February 16 at the McConnell Auditorium inside Quincy High School. Mattawa born and raised, Matthew Jamison plays the lead role of Abner Yokum. Marie Jamison (formerly Greisen also from Mattawa) plays three parts. She plays Moonbeam McSwine, Appasionata and Bull Moose. “The story is…

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Junior High Students “Shake” Up Atlanta!

Four students, Kacey Hirai, Alexandria Hyndman, Madison Harlow and Abraham Gonzalez all headed to the Amazing Shake National competition at the Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta, Georgia after qualifying in the state tournament in the Tri Cities two weeks ago. The journey started for them when they participated in the Great Warrior Shake competition for…

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Riding The John Wayne Trail

John Wayne Pioneer Wagons and Riders camped out near Huntzinger Boat Launch last Tuesday before continuing on over to Smyrna and Warden via the trail that continues up Crab Creek. The group of some 122 participants made arrangements to take the bus over to the other side to Beverly the following morning or to drive…

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On Patrol

The law enforcement system is like a bulls eye. In the very center, there is local city law enforcement, which is the Mattawa Area Police. Although the MPD may assist other law enforcement agencies as needed, they are responsible for patrolling and enforcing the law within the city limits of Mattawa. County would be the…

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