From the Files

100 years ago The Ritzville Journal-Times October 13, 1921 Fair and Round-up Draw Record Crowd. Wheat Makes A Recovery. The Fourth annual Adams County Fair and First Round Up... — Updated 10/15/2021

Adams County Cops & Courts

Sheriffs Log RITZVILLE – Here is the dispatch log for the Adams County Sheriff’s Office for Oct. 3-9: Oct. 3 Outdoor light issue in the 700 block of South Sunset Acres, Othello. House window was broken into in the 2100 block... — Updated 10/12/2021

Revenue projected to increase

RITZVILLE – Clerk-Treasurer Julie Flyckt presented a memo outlining 2022 projected revenue during the Oct. 5 City Council meeting. The 2022 budget year is expected to be a combination of increased and decreased revenue,... — Updated 10/15/2021

State senator assaulted in Ritzville

RITZVILLE – A political activist has been arrested in connection with an assault on Sen. Mark Schoesler. Glen R. Stockwell, 71, of Ritzville, a former candidate for various... — Updated 10/15/2021

Homecoming: Spirit Week activities get underway

RITZVILLE – Activities are underway for the Lind-Ritzville/Sprague/Washtucna Spirit Week, Oct. 11–16. The week features a dress up days, parade, pep rally, royal coronation and... — Updated 10/15/2021

Are you prepared?

Longevity in the NFL is something many players hope for but in the real world most players only last a couple of years. Tom Brady is certainly the exception. Russell Wilson is too... — Updated 10/12/2021

2B playoffs letdown

Last week, the WIAA unveiled its state tournament allocations for fall sports. These allocations determine how many teams each district gets to send to the state playoffs in these sports, which around here, include football,... — Updated 10/12/2021

Broncos xcountry run at Richland Invite

RICHLAND – The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague/Washtucna cross country team ran against strong competition Saturday, Oct. 9, at the Richland Invite. Hosted by Carmichael Middle School, the Broncos harriers didn’t place as a team.... — Updated 10/12/2021

Galbreath named Player of Week

RITZVILLE – A local football player has been named a Washington Interscholastic Activities Association statewide Athlete of the Week. Junior Lind-Rizville/Sprague quarterback Chase Galbreath was named the Class 2B boys Player... — Updated 10/12/2021

Broncos beat Medical Lake

MEDICAL LAKE – The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Broncos cruised to an easy win while putting on an offensive display at Medical Lake, Friday night, Oct. 8. The Class 2B, No. 1-ranked... — Updated 10/15/2021

Time for businesses to object

The last week has not been good for small businesses in our part of the state. The U.S. Postal Service began slowing “snail mail” services. Stores were ordered to stop using... — Updated 10/12/2021

Holidays highlight food needs for all

Food security is often thought of as a national topic, but food security starts locally. Washington state is part of what the U.S. Department of Agriculture has dubbed the... — Updated 10/12/2021

Fall fertilize for healthier lawn

Here in Eastern Washington, there are optimal times to apply nutrients to help keep the lawn healthy and vigorous. Washington State University recommends considering fertilizer... — Updated 10/15/2021

Patsy Joann Berg

Patsy Joann Berg, age 63, of Ritzville, Wash. passed away Oct. 5, 2021 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane, Wash. Patsy was raised on the family farm in Warden, Wash., graduating... — Updated 10/12/2021

Thomas John Pence

Thomas John Pence died peacefully in his sleep at home early in the morning of Oct. 4, 2021, at the age of 74. He was born on May 7, 1947, in Spokane, WA to George and Eleanor... — Updated 10/12/2021

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