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 By Roger Harnack    Sports 

Odessa falls to Liberty Bell, 70-24

MOSES LAKE - Liberty Bell will make its first appearance in a state title football game after upending No. 1-ranked Odessa, 70-24, on Saturday, Nov. 26 on Lion's Field. Mountain... — Updated 11/29/2022

 
 By Roger Harnack    News 

Deputies recover stolen signs

RITZVILLE - The Adams County Sheriff's Office is investigating the thefts of multiple traffic signs last week. Investigators received information that led them to a location in the... — Updated 11/29/2022

 
 By Roger Harnack    Opinion

You have plenty to be thankful for this holiday

It seems like every time you open a webpage, turn on the TV or listen to the radio, you're bombarded with negativity. We're on the verge of nuclear war. The recession is upon us.... — Updated 11/21/2022

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

Teen arrested in Pic-a-Pop shooting

OTHELLO - A local teenager arrested in connection with a Nov. 16 shooting at a convenience store is being held on $1 million bail in Martin Hall juvenile detention in Cheney. The... — Updated 11/21/2022

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

Teens arrested after drunken crime spree

OTHELLO – An early morning of allegedly stealing beer from multiple locations, gas and a car landed three boys in Martin Hall detention center. Ricardo Ambrocio-Silva, 17; Johnny Alvarez, 15; and Juan Carlos Sontay-Baten, 13;... — Updated 11/21/2022

 
 By Roger Harnack    Sports

Broncos open state volleyball with one win, one loss

YAKIMA – The Northeast 2B girls volleyball teams competing at state all advanced to the state quarterfinals with wins Thursday morning, Nov. 10, in the Yakima Valley SunDome. Lind-Ritzville/Sprague/Washtucna/Harrington swept the... — Updated 11/16/2022

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

Murray carries King County, wins

PASCO – Local farm girl turned political newcomer Tiffany Smiley securely has all 20 of Eastern Washington's counties in her corner. In fact, she won 28 of the state's 39... — Updated 11/16/2022

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

Garza leads Thompson

RITZVILLE — Twenty-two votes. That’s the difference between the two candidates running for the Adams County Commissioner District No. 3 seat as of press time this weke. After the initial count Nov. 8, incumbent Terry Thompson... — Updated 11/16/2022

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

Incumbents retain congressional seats

SPOKANE – Incumbent Congress-woman Cathy McMorris Rodgers easily defeated her 5th Congressional District challenger in the Nov. 8 general election. As of press time, McMorris Rodgers, R-Spokane, had amassed 168,708 votes... — Updated 11/16/2022

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

Incumbents retain congressional seats

SUNNYSIDE – Despite being censured by most Republican committees in the 4th Congressional District, incumbent Rep. Dan Newhouse has been re-elected. Newhouse, R-Sunnyside, defeated Democratic challenger Doug White in the Nov. 8... — Updated 11/16/2022

 

Broncos advance to state trophy game

YAKIMA - The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague/Washtucna/Harrington girls avenged a district loss to Liberty (Spangle) this morning, Friday, Nov. 11, by eliminating the Lancers from the state... — Updated 11/11/2022

 
 By Roger Harnack    Sports

Broncos sweep Goldendale in state-opener

YAKIMA – The Northeast 2B girls volleyball teams competing at state all advanced to the state quarterfinals with wins this morning, Thursday, Nov. 10, in the Yakima Valley... — Updated 11/10/2022

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

Tri-City bomb squad assists in Othello

OTHELLO – The bomb squad responded to a house Wednesday, Nov. 2, after deputies discovered a suspicious device while searching for a wanted man. The device was discovered in the... — Updated 11/10/2022

 
 By Roger Harnack    Sports

Connell runners compete in state cross country meet

PASCO — Three Connell Eagles were among the hundreds of competitors Saturday, Nov. 5, vying for a state cross country title at Willow Springs Golf Course. In the boys division,... — Updated 11/9/2022

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

Didier leads Miller in Franklin County commissioner race

ELTOPIA – Incumbent Clint Didier has a comfortable lead in his re-election bid to the county commission. Didier, of Eltopia, was seeking re-election to the District No. 3... — Updated 11/9/2022

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

Raymond has commanding lead in Franklin County sheriff's race

PASCO – Voters appear to have given Sheriff Jim D. Raymond another term in office as the county’s top cop. At the end of the first day of counting in the Tuesday, Nov. 8, general election, Raymond had amassed nearly... — Updated 11/9/2022

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

Rep. Newhouse likely to retain seat

SUNNYSIDE – Despite being censured by most Republican committees in the 4th Congressional District, incumbent Rep. Dan Newhouse appears headed toward re-election. Newhouse, R-Sunn... — Updated 11/9/2022

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

McMorris Rodgers leading in every county in district

SPOKANE – Incumbent Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers was easily out-distancing her challenger Tuesday night, Nov. 8, in her 5th Congressional District re-election bid. At the... — Updated 11/9/2022 Full story

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

Smiley leading 27 counties, but still losing

PASCO – Local farm girl turned political newcomer Tiffany Smiley securely has all 20 of Eastern Washington's counties in her corner. In fact, she had the lead in 27 of the... — Updated 11/9/2022 Full story

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

Bronco girls open state against Goldendale

YAKIMA – The Bronco girls will open the state 2B volleyball tournament at 8 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, against the Goldendale Timbewolves. The state B tournament will take place in the Yakima SunDome both Thursday and Friday, Nov.... — Updated 11/8/2022

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

Man wanted for brandishing sawed-off shotgun

OTHELLO - One man was arrested and another is on the lam following a Friday, Oct. 28, domestic violence incident in which a sawed-off shotgun was allegedly brandished. According to... — Updated 11/4/2022

 
 By Roger Harnack    Sports

Huskie runners compete in District 5/6 meet

TIETON – The Othello Huskies girls and boys finished seventh and ninth, respectively in the District 5/6 2A Cross Country Championship at Apple Ridge Cross Country Course. The boys scored 236 team points; Selah won with a low of... — Updated 11/1/2022

 
 By Roger Harnack    Sports

Broncos head to Okanogan

RITZVILLE – Two teams that could’ve been in the state 2B title football game will face off in a District 6/7 crossover game Friday night, with one of their seasons coming to an end. The No. 3-ranked Lind-Rit... — Updated 11/1/2022

 
 By Roger Harnack    Sports

Broncos wrap up cross country season

CHEWELAH — The Broncos cross country season came to a close Saturday at the 1B/2B Regionals at Chewelah Golf Course. Junior Caleb Heater paced the Lind-Ritzville/Sprague/Washtucna/Harrington boys. He finished the 5,000-meter... — Updated 11/1/2022

 
 By Roger Harnack    Sports

Girls volleyball teams head to districts

ST. JOHN – The St. John-Endicott/LaCrosse girls volleyball team (13-8-1) wrapped up the regular season last week by sweeping Pomeroy and Tekoa-Rosalia, but being swept by... — Updated 11/1/2022

 

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