Secret dam-breaching pact released

WASHINGTON D.C. - The Biden and Inslee administrations have been colluding secretly with extremist environmental groups and four tribal governments on plans to breach dams on the... — Updated 12/5/2023

Kathy's Market gets new life

SPRAGUE – Kathy's Market has been revitalized. Raj Singh purchased the grocery story in December 2022. At the time, the store had a considerable amount of old inventory and... — Updated 12/5/2023

Rankin reflects on small town life

RITZVILLE – Local proprietor John Rankin didn't plan to spend three decades of his life in this small farming community. "If you told me 35 years ago that I would end up in... — Updated 12/5/2023

Four trucks are involved in crash

RITZVILLE – A collision involving four trucks on an icy Interstate 90 prompted the closure eastbound traffic Wednesday, Nov. 29, near Danekas Road According to the Washington... — Updated 12/5/2023

New corrections officers

The Adams County Sheriff's Office has three new corrections officers. From left, Cole Castro O'Brien, Jose Juan Barroso-Dominguez and Kolby Alan Snyder swore into... — Updated 12/5/2023

Public Records

Jail Log RITZVILLE -- The Adams County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office reported the following individuals in custody from Nov. 27 to Dec. 4. Dec. 4 Joshua Arnold, 37, possession of a stolen vehicle. Booked into the Benton County... — Updated 12/5/2023


125 Years Ago Adams County News December 7, 1898 Local and Personal Monday morning three inches of snow and the thermometer at zero was the greeting we received. The sky was clear... — Updated 12/5/2023

Garza, others named to development board

MOSES LAKE – The Columbia Basin Development League elected its leadership for 2024 during its annual meeting Nov. 14. The three first-time board members elected are David Dormier of Quincy, Derek Friehe of Moses Lake and Mike... — Updated 12/5/2023

Top 'Tucna musicians

Washtucna High School juniors Drake Gloyn (French horn) and Hannah Hille (clarinet) were recently selected for the Washington State Wind Symphony. They will rehearse and perform... — Updated 12/5/2023

Welcome to the Scramble

Broncos wrestled in Medical Lake Scramble on Dec.... — Updated 12/5/2023

Getting it right

It certainly was a wild weekend for college football. Of course, if everything would have played out according to who was favored then we wouldn’t have such a controversial final... — Updated 12/5/2023

Bronco boys, girls win two each

RITZVILLE – The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague boys and girls basketball teams wrapped up their first week of play Saturday with wins over Almira/Coulee-Hartline and Kittitas. On Thursday, Nov. 30, the Bronco boys knocked off the... — Updated 12/5/2023

Obesity isn't from lack of medicine

Antidiabetic medications have been given a lot of attention lately. In the Age of Information, some subjects take over every screen, while others gather dust in the basement. The Human Genome Project got plenty of attention in... — Updated 12/5/2023

The 10 best, worst Christmas songs

As soon as the turkey, stuffing and sweet potatoes are put away on Thanksgiving, it's officially time to turn the holiday calendar to Christmas. Notice I didn't mention mashed... — Updated 12/5/2023

Israel-Hamas war an example of religion gone bad

The Israel/Hamas situation is a perfect example of how losing touch with our religious and political traditions makes all of us sniveling idiots. Religion gone bad is the reason Jews and Muslims are at each other’s throats... — Updated 12/5/2023

Students can apply to travel abroad

RITZVILLE – The Washington State University 4-H program is offering several student travel opportunities abroad next summer. Interested students can apply to go to: Costa Rica, from June 20 through July 19. Students must be... — Updated 12/5/2023

Sharon Lynn Heimbigner

Sharon Lynn Heimbigner Jan. 28 1949 - Nov. 24 2023 Sharon Lynn (Birge) Heimbigner arrived in heaven on Nov. 24, 2023. Sharon was born to Cecil and Irene Birge on Jan. 28, 1949. She... — Updated 12/5/2023

Dean Whitman

Dean Whitman Mar.15, 1927 – Nov. 30, 2023 Dean Whitman, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and uncle, went home to be with the Lord on Nov. 30, 2023. He was... — Updated 12/5/2023

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