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 By Jeremy Burnham    Sports

Lady Broncos knock off defending state champs, on five-game winning streak

The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague girls basketball team added two more wins against quality opponents last week as the Broncos took down defending state champion Tri-Cities Prep 48-44 at home Friday and Colfax 54-31 on the road Saturday.... — Updated 1/16/2020

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Columbia Basin Foundation scholarship applications open

The time for high school seniors to start finalizing their college plans is here. One task involved in this busy season is searching and applying for scholarships. Columbia Basin Foundation announced that its 2020 scholarship... — Updated 1/16/2020

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Mid-Columbia Ag Hall of Fame to honor the region's farmers

PASCO - Orvalla Hafer, the late co-founder of Hafer Farms, will be inducted into the Mid-Columbia Hall of Fame on Jan. 16 in Pasco. Ramond and Orvalla Hafer settled in Adams County and established Hafer Farms in Othello. Hafer,... — Updated 1/16/2020

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    Sports

Lady Broncos win in blowouts, improve to 4-1 in league play

The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague girls basketball team rang in 2020 with a home win over Asotin Friday night, 64-21, and a 59-46 road win against Reardan on Saturday. Friday’s win over Asotin was a one-sided affair from the start. The... — Updated 1/8/2020

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

'AKA The Girls' to start six-month hike

Married Ritzville couple Kris Lennon and Shari Parkinson, known to friends and family as 'AKA The Girls,' have always wanted to go on adventures together. They moved here from... — Updated 1/8/2020

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Schoesler, Dye and Schmick talk economy, climate and other topics at ACDC event

RITZVILLE - Washington State Senator Mark Schoesler and state representatives Mary Dye and Joe Schmick addressed a group of local elected officials, business leaders and other invitees at a legislative preview event presented by... — Updated 1/8/2020

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    Sports

Lady Broncos fall in tight game to Connell, bounce back against ACH

The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague girls basketball split a pair of non-league games with a loss at Connell on Friday and a win at Almira-Coulee-Hartline on Monday. LRS head coach Steve... — Updated 1/2/2020

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Lind Town Council approves 2020 budget

The Lind Town Council has approved the town’s budget for 2020. Mayor Paula Bell presented the budget to the council and the public at a public hearing on Dec. 10. Later that night, in the regular meeting, the council approved... — Updated 1/2/2020

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Lind and Ritzville school boards consider updates to five policies

The Lind and Ritzville school boards had their first readings of five policies at the recent board meeting Dec. 17. But these aren’t new policies. These are updates to five existing policies recommended by the Washington State... — Updated 1/2/2020

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    Sports

LRS girls basketball split wild week

The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague girls basketball team split a pair of games over the weekend, first beating Tekoa-Rosalia 73-23 on the road Friday before losing to Davenport 46-39 at hom... — Updated 12/26/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

School boards shuffle duties in prep for 2020

RITZVILLE - The Lind and Ritzville school boards have made some reorganizational moves ahead of the new year. The moves were discussed and approved at the district’s final meeting of the year on Dec. 19. In Ritzville, all five... — Updated 12/26/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Food pantry teams with Lind-Ritzville Schools for Christmas meals

RITZVILLE - The Ritzville Food Pantry is in its busy season and is working hard to make sure Ritzville families in need have what they need this Christmas to have a full holiday meal. It also got some help with the elementary... — Updated 12/26/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    Sports

Lady Broncos win league opener in dominating fashion

Lind-Ritzville/Sprague girls basketball coach Steve Wellsandt said before the season that he wanted to see his team face off against Liberty, the team he said was the team to beat... — Updated 12/19/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Lind-Ritzville students build 'Bikes for Tikes'

On Dec. 6, 12 honor students from Lind-Ritzville High School and 16 from Lind-Ritzville Middle School boarded a bus to Kennewick to make Christmas a little brighter for area... — Updated 12/19/2019

 
 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: 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

 

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