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 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 2/19/2020

 
 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

 
 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 2/19/2020

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News 

Quiet zone meeting gets heated

By Jeremy Burnham The Journal RITZVILLE - Every seat was filled and some residents stood as more than 30 people squeezed into City Hall for a public meeting on turning the city... — Updated 2/14/2020

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    Sports

Broncos say goodbye to seniors

RITZVILLE - The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague boys and girls basketball teams said goodbye to their seniors on Tuesday. The girls team honored varsity players Brinley Moore and Eliza Galbr... — Updated 2/12/2020

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Community Profile: Chiropractor Warren Kragt

- NOTE: Due to a trial this week, officers from the Ritzville Police Department had to postpone interviews for our Police Profile Series. In its place this week, we offer a profile... — Updated 2/12/2020

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    Sports

Wrestlers compete in final tuneup before postseason

RITZVILLE - The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague wrestling team hosted an afternoon of matches Saturday to help coaches finalize seeding for Thursday's district tournament at Liberty High... — Updated 2/12/2020

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    Sports

Lady Broncos split final league games, end season in second place

RITZVILLE - The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague girls basketball team had already wrapped up the No. 2 seed in the district before playing its final game at home against Colfax on Tuesday... — Updated 2/12/2020

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    Sports

Boys basketball tops Colfax, 57-52

RITZVILLE - Seniors led the way as the Lind-Ritzville/Sprague boys basketball team defeated Colfax 57-52 on Tuesday. Austin Thompson scored 21 points and had the game winning... — Updated 2/12/2020

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Kuest guilty of first-degree rape

RITZVILLE - A jury in Adams County Superior Court has found Ritzville man Michael Anthony Kuest, 27, guilty of first-degree rape with a deliberately cruel aggravator, two counts of... — Updated 2/12/2020

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News 

LRS students sell Hershey Kiss Roses for Valentine's Day

RITZVILLE - Lind-Ritzville High School students in Andy Williams' floral design class are creating roses made out of Hershey Kiss candies for an FFA fundraiser. Annika Holland,... — Updated 2/12/2020

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News 

Police Profile Series: Ritzville's Matt Carlson

RITZVILLE - Matt Carlson grew up here. But if you told him he'd be back working as a police officer, even he may be surprised, not about being a police officer though. He knew he... — Updated 2/12/2020

 

Bronco wrestlers finish fourth at District

SPANGLE - The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Broncos wrestling team finished a distant fourth-place in the 1B/2B League-South wrestling tournament Thursday night, Feb. 6, at Liberty High... — Updated 2/12/2020

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    Sports 

Hoops teams make postseason

RITZVILLE — Both Lind-Ritzville/Sprague basketball squads will be the No. 2 seed of Northeast 2B-South division at the district tournament this week at West Valley High School in Spokane. More importantly, both teams earned a fir... — Updated 2/12/2020

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    Sports 

Kahlotus considers athletic options

KAHLOTUS — The recent Washington Interscholastic Activities Association sports classification list for schools for the next four years raised some questions about the local district. On the list, Kahlotus High School is listed... — Updated 2/12/2020

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Police Profile Series: RPD Chief Dave McCormick

Ritzville Police Chief Dave McCormick has been in Ritzville for a long time. He was born in Germany when his family lived there while his father was in the military. When McCormick... — Updated 2/12/2020

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Police Profile Series: RPD Officer Tom Gracie

In last week's debut of the Police Profile Series we met Ritzville Police Chief Dave McCormick, who started law enforcement work at the age of 21. While starting a career in law... — Updated 2/12/2020

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News 

Ground breaking set for wind farm

LIND — Work is set to start in March on the Rattlesnake Flat wind farm. The project is being developed by Clearway Energy Group. Project development director Nick Benjamin said recently that mobilization will begin around March... — Updated 2/12/2020

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Wheat Land fair receives $1,000

RITZVILLE - The Wheat Land Communities' Fair received $1,000 through a Rural Community Grant from Northwest Farm Credit Services this week. The check was officially presented... — Updated 2/6/2020

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Lind considers hiring code enforcer

LIND — Citing several ordinances that are not being followed, the Town Council is considering hiring a code enforcement officer. A code enforcement officer would knock on doors of persons in violation of ordinances and inform... — Updated 2/6/2020

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Kahlotus man jailed after chase

KAHLOTUS — A local man was booked into the Adams County Jail after a high-speed chase Saturday. Jeffrey Grant Moore, 58, of Kahlotus, led law enforcement officers on a 38-mile chase at speeds greater than 100 mph early Saturday... — Updated 2/6/2020

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    Sports

Lady Broncos rolling as NE 2B Tournament nears

The LRS Lady Broncos have taken two big steps toward wrapping up the No. 2 seed in the district tournament by winning two more league games. The Lady Broncos beat Asotin 53-13 on Sa... — Updated 1/30/2020

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Kuest rape trial begins in Adams County Superior Court

The trial of Ritzville man Michael Anthony Kuest, 27, is underway as jury selection began on Tuesday. The trial will proceed immediately after a jury is selected and seated. Kuest is facing charges in connection to an alleged... — Updated 1/30/2020

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Whitmore talks intermittent fasting at public event

Lind-Ritzville/Sprague athletic director Greg Whitmore talked about the benefits of intermittent fasting at a lecture that was open to the public he held this month at Lind-Ritzville High School. Besides his athletic... — Updated 1/23/2020

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Lind-Rizville Schools to hold public forums on levies

RITZVILLE - The Lind-Ritzville Schools co-op will hold two public forums on Jan. 30 for people wanting to learn more about the levies the schools are asking for on the ballot of the Feb. 11 special election. The first forum is at... — Updated 1/23/2020

 

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