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 By Jeremy Burnham    Sports

Harrington golf course remains open for play

HARRINGTON - With available activities outside the home seemingly decreasing each day, golf remains a game that can be played without any close contact to anybody. As of press... — Updated 8/25/2023 Full story

 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Wild horse inmate study approved by house

OLYMPIA — Convicts working in a “Gentling Program” to help calm wild horses? That’s what Washington Ninth District Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy would like to see. Dye, whose Ninth District includes Adams County, introduced... — Updated 5/25/2020

 By Jeremy Burnham    Sports

Kahlotus stays in combine

KAHLOTUS — Local high school student-athletes will continue to participate in the Lind-Ritzville/Sprague athletic combine. Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Athletic director Greg Whitmore announced last week the decision to remain this... — Updated 5/25/2020

 By Jeremy Burnham    Sports

Bowling alley up for sale

RITZVILLE — For the second time in less than six months, Big Bend Bowling Alley is in danger of closing. Owner Todd Young says he will have to close the downtown entertainment center April 31 if a new owner isn’t found.... — Updated 3/18/2020


Schools to close on Tuesday

RITZVILLE—Due to safety concerns over COVID-19, Gov. Jay Inslee has ordered all K-12 schools closed statewide from Tuesday, March 17, until at least April 24. Gatherings of 250 or more are now prohibited statewide, as well. The... — Updated 3/13/2020 Full story

 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Area schools prepare for coronavirus

RITZVILLE - With a state of emergency declared due to the coronavirus outbreak, local schools are preparing for the epidemic to strike here. On Monday and Tuesday, the Colville Scho... — Updated 3/12/2020

 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Hospital ready should Coronavirus hit area

RITZVILLE - As COVID-19 - popularly known as the coronavirus - continues to spread across the country, including Washington state, officials here are continuing to prepare for a... — Updated 3/12/2020

 By Jeremy Burnham    Sports

LRS golf team more than doubles turnout

RITZVILLE -Only four golfers turned out for the Lind-Ritzville/Spague golf team last year. This year, new head coach Bryce Court has seen that number grow to 10. When the season... — Updated 3/11/2020

 By Jeremy Burnham    Sports

Lind-Ritzville baseball prepares for Jamboree

RITZVILLE - Lind-Ritzville/Sprague baseball head coach Jason Hilzer didn't hesitate for a heartbeat when asked what his goals are for his team's 2020 season. "We're going to... — Updated 3/11/2020

 By Jeremy Burnham    Sports

Bronco softball looks to surprise with young players

RITZVILLE -The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague softball team opened practice last week with 22 players aiming to get the Broncos back to the postseason this year. The Broncos graduated four... — Updated 3/11/2020

 By Jeremy Burnham    Sports

Whitmore looks back on winter sports

RITZVILLE - Another winter sports season is over for the Lind-Ritzville/Sprague athletic combine, which also includes Washtucna and Kehlotus. While the spring sports coaches are... — Updated 3/4/2020

 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Mayor Bell to host Lind community potluck

LIND — Mayor Paula Bell will host a community potluck from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 14 at Lind Elementary School. Town and area residents can attend to get to know each other. “Many of us live here but work elsewhere,... — Updated 3/4/2020

 By Jeremy Burnham    News

East Adams Rural Healthcare: Nursing positions filling up

RITZVILLE —It’s been a while, but East Adams Rural Healthcare is about to be fully staffed with nurses. “We’ve had nursing positions open for a significant amount of time,” Chief Nursing Officer Jennifer Pepperd said at... — Updated 3/4/2020

 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Ritzville mayor to step down

RITZVILLE - Less than a half -year into his second term, Mayor Gary Cook has decided to resign. His last day will be March 31. Mayor Pro Tem pore Dennis Chamberlain will assume... — Updated 2/27/2020

 By Jeremy Burnham    Sports

Academic champs

RITZVILLE - The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague girls basketball team may have been eliminated from the Northeast 2B district tournament last week, but they still have a state-wide award to... — Updated 2/27/2020

 By Jeremy Burnham    Sports

Boys lose heartbreaker as season ends

SPOKANE --- The Lind-Ritzville boys basketball team saw its season come to end last Thursday with a loss to Kettle Falls after a desperate full-court shot at the buzzer just... — Updated 2/27/2020

 By Jeremy Burnham    Sports

Girls eliminated at district tournament

SPOKANE - "We just couldn't shoot the ball." That's how Lind-Ritzville/Sprague head coach Steve Wellsandt summed up his team's struggle at the Northeast 2B district tournament. The... — Updated 2/27/2020

 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Code Officer talks continue in Lind

LIND --- Code enforcement continues to come up at Lind Town Council meetings. The council has taken the last several weeks to review town ordinances 11-01 and 11-02, which deal with what role a code enforcement officer would play.... — Updated 2/27/2020

 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Uniquely Washington going out of business

RITZVILLE - Seven months after moving across Main Street into a newly remodeled Snyder Block Building, Uniquely Washington is shutting its doors. Owners Dennis and Mary Chamberlain... — Updated 2/20/2020

 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Lind tarmac gets facelift

LIND — The Mid-Columbia Ninety-NInes, a group of women pilots in Washington and Oregon, want to paint the word “LIND” on the tarmac of the local airport. At its most recent meeting, the Town Council gave the group its conditi... — Updated 2/20/2020

 By Jeremy Burnham    News

School levies passing area-wide

RITZVILLE — All four levies asked for by the Lind-Ritzville School co-op are being approved by voters in the special election Feb.11. The co-op asked for two levies in Lind and two in Ritzville, including a replacement levy for... — Updated 2/20/2020

 By Jeremy Burnham    Sports

LRS Girls basketball drop to consolation bracket

SPOKANE - The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague girls basketball team dropped to the consolation bracket of the Northeast 2B district tournament Tuesday after falling to Colfax, 45-36. The... — Updated 2/20/2020

 By Jeremy Burnham    Sports

LRS boys basketball fall to St. George's

SPOKANE VALLEY - If the Lind-Ritzville/Sprague boys basketball team is going to advance to the regional tournament, it is going to have to do so through the consolation bracket of t... — Updated 2/20/2020

 By Jeremy Burnham    News

FBLA brings home awards

RITZVILLE - Twenty-eight members of the Lind-Ritzville Future Business Leaders of America team traveled to Spokane Valley for the winter regional conference earlier this month and... — Updated 2/20/2020

 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Police Profile Series: Sgt. Mark Cameron

RITZVILLE - In the past two editions of the Police Profile Series, we met officers who served in law enforcement in the military before becoming police officers. Today, we meet a... — Updated 2/19/2020


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