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 By Jeremy Burnham    Sports 

Lady Broncos split season's first two games

Lind-Ritzville/Sprague girls basketball head coach Steve Wellsandt was anxious to see his 2019-20 team in action. After seeing his team play three games in five days, he is looking... — Updated 12/12/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News 

Lind-Ritzville Schools' music department holding annual winter concerts

With winter break fast approaching, Lind-Ritzville Schools’ music department is hosting its annual winter concerts. Dec 9 was the Ritzville K-4 concert. Dec. 11 was Lind’s concert featuring students in grades K-8. Finally on... — Updated 12/12/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News 

Four juveniles arrested after high speed chase that started in Ritzville

Four juveniles led Adams County Sheriff deputies on an 18-mile chase at speeds greater than 100 mph last week. All four have been arrested and booked into the Martin Hall Juvenile... — Updated 12/12/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News 

Teacher Profile Series: Lind-Ritzville Schools' Jennifer York

When graduation comes this June, teachers everywhere will be saying goodbye to a class of students. For many teachers, this means saying goodbye to children they have worked with... — Updated 12/12/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    Sports

Lady Broncos split opening weekend

Lind-Ritzville/Sprague girls basketball head coach Steve Wellsandt was anxious to see his 2019-20 team in action. He wasn’t pleased after watching the Broncos fall on the road to Columbia Burbank 46-35 on Friday. He was,... — Updated 12/7/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Four youths arrested after high speed chase that started in Ritzville

Four juveniles led Adams County Sheriff deputies on an 18-mile chase at speeds greater than 100 mph last week. All four have been arrested and booked into the Martin Hall Juvenile... — Updated 12/5/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Ritzville chiropractor expanding practice

Five years ago, Spokane chiropractor Dr. April Roybal opened a practice in Ritzville. This week, she's opened a second practice 45 miles away in Davenport. Roybal has opened... — Updated 12/5/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Lind utilities to go up by $3 in 2020

In January, Lind residents will be paying a little more for their utilities. After a second public hearing, the town council voted unanimously to raise the garbage fee by 50 cents to $20 a month. By a prior town ordinance, water... — Updated 12/5/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Lind-Ritzville FFA wins gold emblem at nationals

When FFA is mentioned, farming and animal care may come to mind. But four students from the Lind-Ritzville area showed that you should also think of web design, video editing and jo... — Updated 12/5/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Teacher Profile Series: Lind Elementary School teacher Jody Terris

Teaching wasn't always in the cards for Lind Elementary fourth grade teacher Jody Terris. In fact, after graduating from Riverside High School north of Spokane, Terris attended... — Updated 12/5/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Teacher Profile Series: LRHS teacher Andy Williams

In The Journal's Teacher Profile Series, we have met teachers who always wanted to teach. We also met teachers who needed to figure it out in college. Today, we meet Lind-Ritzville... — Updated 12/4/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Teacher Profile Series: New RGS teacher Carley Stanford

Carley Stanford is in her first full year as a teacher at the Ritzville Grade School, however, she isn't a new face to students and parents. Before future teachers graduate... — Updated 11/26/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Public hearing held on Lind utilities

Lind residents may be paying more for utilities soon as more discussion regarding the possible increase of prices was held at a public hearing before the regular town council meeting on Nov. 12. Currently, Lind residents pay $62... — Updated 11/21/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Ritzville residents arrested on federal charges

Two Ritzville residents, both of whom were subjects of a two-year investigation in Ritzville, were arrested in Moses Lake on the night of Nov. 12. Taylor Hermsmeyer-Rogers, 25, and Cassandra Rand, 19, were arrested on drug charges... — Updated 11/21/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Breaking: Ritzville residents wanted on federal charges arrested in Moses Lake

Two Ritzville residents, both of whom were subjects of a two-year investigation in Ritzville, were arrested in Moses Lake on the night of Nov. 12. Taylor Hermsmeyer-Rogers, 25, and Cassandra Rand, 19, were arrested on drug charges... — Updated 11/14/2019

 

Elementary and middle school students assemble to recognize veterans

Students from the Lind Elementary School walked with their teachers down the street last Wednesday to the Lind-Ritzville Middle School to join students there for the middle... — Updated 11/14/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    Sports

Schafer places 29th at state cross country meet

Lind-Ritzville/Sprague's Linnea Schafer ended her 2019 cross country season by finishing 29th at the state championship in Pasco on Saturday. 112 girls entered the race. Schafer... — Updated 11/14/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    Sports

LRS volleyball drops consolation bracket match in straight sets

There will be no state birth for the Lind-Ritzville/Sprague volleyball team. The Lady Broncos had the third seed in the double-elimination Northeast 2B Conference tournament, but were eliminated in straight sets by Mary Walker on... — Updated 11/14/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Pastime Bar and Grill burglarized, arrest made

The Pastime Bar and Grill in downtown Ritzville was burglarized early in the early morning of Nov. 7. Ritzville Police Chief Dave McCormick confirmed that Walker Banry, 20, of... — Updated 11/14/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    Sports

Schafer places seventh at regionals, moves on to state

A week after Lind-Ritzville/Sprague's Linnea Schafer was named All-League at the District 7 championships, Schafer finished No. 7 at the regionals in Chewelah, easily qualifying for... — Updated 11/7/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    Sports

LRS volleyball falls in first round of NE 2B playoffs

The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Bronco volleyball team hoped to advance to the state tournament by winning the Northeast 2B championship tournament. That’s not going to happen after LRS fell to Chewelah in the first round Tuesday in... — Updated 11/7/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Kuest trial delayed until 2020

The trial of Michael Anthony Kuest, the man charged with rape in the first degree in connection to an alleged incedent in June, has been delayed until January after Kuest saw another court-appointed attorney withdraw from his defen... — Updated 11/7/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Lind School Board position filled by a career educator

An empty seat on the Lind School Board has been filled by Jim Weidemann. Weidemann was appointed by the existing board members on Oct. 28 and will serve through 2021, when the seat will be up for election. Weidemann moved to Lind... — Updated 11/7/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Lind-Ritzville Schools adopt 10 new policies

The Lind and Ritzville school boards voted to adopt 10 new policies at their monthly meeting on Oct. 28. Highlighting new additions is Policy 2409, which allows Lind-Ritzville Schools Co-Op Superintendent Don Vanderholm to create... — Updated 11/7/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Lind School Board vacancy filled

After over a year of having a vacant seat, the Lind School Board is full again. The existing board of directors voted Monday to hire Jim Weidermann. Weidermann will serve through 2021, when the seat will be up for election again.... — Updated 10/31/2019

 

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