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 By Brandon Cline    News    April 18, 2019 

Clean energy industry making waves in Adams County

With the recent announcement from Avista that it has agreed to purchase power from the proposed Rattlesnake Flat Wind Project near Lind, coupled with the Adams-Neilson Solar Farm in Lind that went...

 
 By Brandon Cline    Sports    April 18, 2019 

Softball falls in high-scoring, unusual non-league doubleheader

It was another week of play spoiled by weather for the Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Lady Broncos softball team, as their league doubleheader against the Reardan Indians scheduled for April 13 was postponed...

 
 By Brandon Cline    Sports    April 18, 2019 

Baseball sweeps non-league doubleheader, big week ahead

A rainout on April 13 spoiled a home doubleheader for the Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Broncos baseball team against rival Reardan, but the Broncos were still able to enjoy a doubleheader sweep last week,...

 
 By Brandon Cline    News    April 11, 2019

Downtown parking controversy reaches Ritzville City Council

The downtown parking controversy that has been the talk of the town as of late reached the Ritzville City Council meeting on April 2. Most of the discussion about downtown parking has been centered...

 
 By Brandon Cline    News    April 11, 2019

Avista to purchase power from proposed wind farm in Adams County

Avista announced late last month that it has selected to purchase power generated by the proposed Rattlesnake Flat Wind Project in Adams County. The proposed project, which is now being developed by...

 
 By Brandon Cline    Sports    April 11, 2019

LRS baseball drops doubleheader, looks ahead to matchup against Reardan

The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Broncos baseball team fell in a league doubleheader on the road against the Asotin Panthers on April 6, dropping to 0-4 in league play on the season. The Broncos fell 8-1...

 
 By Brandon Cline    Sports    April 11, 2019

Lady Broncos coach finds plenty of positive takeaways in split against Asotin

The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Lady Broncos softball squad picked up its first league win of the season last weekend, picking up a split over the Asotin Panthers in a league doubleheader on the road on April 6. In what was its most complete game of the...

 
 By Brandon Cline    News    April 4, 2019

Principals encouraged by results from latest MAP testing

Lind-Ritzville Cooperative School District principals provided the Lind and Ritzville school boards with an update on recent Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) testing that took place earlier this year. The schools recently received the results of...

 
 By Brandon Cline    News    April 4, 2019

LRMS students issued laptops for school use

The Lind and Ritzville School Boards met for their monthly meeting on March 25, where they received updates from a variety of different voices at the schools. Lind Elementary and Lind-Ritzville Middle School principal Cindy Deska recognized Tina Shie...

 
 By Brandon Cline    Sports    April 4, 2019

Lady Broncos split high-scoring doubleheader against Davenport

The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Lady Broncos softball squad found themselves in a high-scoring affair during its non-league doubleheader against the Davenport Gorillas on March 26, with a total of 58 runs being scored between the teams in just the two...

 
 By Brandon Cline    Sports    April 4, 2019

Broncos tennis season underway with three matches in four days

The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Broncos tennis squad was busy last week, with the girls team playing three league matches in a four day span and the boys team playing two matches. The Broncos hosted the...

 
 By Brandon Cline    Sports    April 4, 2019

Broncos baseball team sweeps doubleheader against Davenport, 2-3 on young season

The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Broncos baseball team picked up its first wins of the season last week, sweeping a doubleheader against the Davenport Gorillas in non-league action on March 26. The Broncos also dropped a non-league road game against the...

 
 By Brandon Cline    News    March 28, 2019

City council gives OK for new fire truck purchase

The Ritzville City Council met for its regularly scheduled meeting on March 19, as they addressed a laundry list of items on the agenda. Ritzville Fire Department Chief Joel Bell notified the council that he traveled to Touchet on March 17 to take a...

 
 By Brandon Cline    Sports    March 28, 2019

Lady Broncos drop doubleheader to begin season

After two cancelled games and a jamboree to start the season, the Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Lady Broncos softball team finally took the field on March 23, nearly a month after the first day of practice....

 
 By Brandon Cline    Sports    March 28, 2019

Broncos baseball team starts season with a home doubleheader-in Pullman

The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Broncos baseball team stepped onto the diamond for the first time this season on March 22—with a twist. After the cancellation of the season-opening jamboree in Connell and two league doubleheaders, the Broncos took on...

 
 By Brandon Cline    News    March 21, 2019

Gingrich selected as 2020 Distinguished Young Woman

Katheran Gingrich was recognized as the Distinguished Young Woman of Lind-Ritzville for 2020 on March 16 at the Lind-Ritzville Middle School gymnasium in Lind, winning out over four other contestants...

 
 By Brandon Cline    News    March 14, 2019

Ritzville City Council makes appointment to Planning Commission, receives bids for 1st Avenue Project

The Ritzville City Council met for its regularly scheduled meeting on March 5, where they vacated an alley and approved an appointment to the Planning Commission. The council kicked off the meeting by addressing Ordinance 2129, which would vacate an...

 
 By Brandon Cline    News    March 14, 2019

Adams County official presented with award from state association

Stephen McFadden, Adams County Economic Development Director and Ritzville resident, was presented with the Emerging Professional Award by the Washington Economic Development Association (WEDA) on March 5. McFadden, the former publisher and editor...

 
 By Brandon Cline    News    March 7, 2019

Schools ponder strategies for making up flurry of snow days

The Lind and Ritzville School Boards met on Feb. 25 for their monthly meeting, with a host of items on the agenda. LRMS and Lind Elementary School principal Cindy Deska reported to the boards that the elementary school’s Family Math Night has been...

 
 By Brandon Cline    Sports    March 7, 2019

Spring sports season off to a rocky start

The 2019 Lind-Ritzville/Sprague spring sports season is off to an ominous beginning, to say the least. Frequent snow and consistently cold weather in the month of February have wreaked havoc on the...

 

Ritzville City Council discusses EARH annexation request

The Ritzville City Council met for its regularly scheduled meeting on Feb. 19, as the City continued to move ahead with East Adams Rural Healthcare’s request to have the City annex two parcels of EARH property into Ritzville’s corporate limits....

 

LRS athletic director a key figure in WIAA

Lind-Ritzville/Sprague athletic director Greg Whitmore plays a key role not only in the local community, but in the state as well when it comes to high school athletics. Whitmore, who is also the head...

 

New hospital PA-C is all about teamwork

East Adams Rural Healthcare has a new physician's assistant (PA), and recent college graduate Julie Shapiro has spent the past month getting to know her new patients and getting comfortable in her...

 

Colfax ends Lady Broncos' postseason run

The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Lady Broncos basketball season came to an end last weekend, after the Lady Broncos made a spirited run in the Northeast 2B Conference Tournament. Following a 59-31 win...

 

Broncos season ends with loss to Reardan

The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Broncos basketball season came to an end last week, as the Broncos were eliminated in their third game of the Northeast 2B Conference Tournament. After three consecutive...

 

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