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Eagles place in district track RITZVILLE — The St. John-Endicott/LaCrosse Eagles had several athletes among the top competitors in the 1B District 7&9 boys meet Wednesday, May 11. Junior Logan Marconi took second in the 800-meter... — Updated 5/17/2022

 
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Semi overturns near Lind LIND – A tractor-trailer overturned Friday, May 13, three miles south of the city, blocking U.S. Highway 395 for hours. The crash occured near Milepost 79 just after midnight, according to the Washington... — Updated 5/17/2022

 
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Ritzville Museums preparing to open for Summer season

RITZVILLE – The Ritzville Museums Committee is preparing for the 2022 season and the opening of Dr. Burroughs Home and the Train Depot Museum. They were unable to fully open in 2020 but the Railroad Depot was open the Summer of... — Updated 5/10/2022

 
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Annual burn ban looms for Adams County RITZVILLE — Adams County’s annual burn ban goes into effect June 1. The ban will remain in effect through Sept. 30 in unincorporated areas fo the county, Adams COunty Fire Marshal Andie... — Updated 5/10/2022

 
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Drought disaster designation

WASHINGTON D.C. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency designated nine Washington counties, including Adams County, as primary natural disaster areas due to drought. The designation makes emergency loans... — Updated 5/10/2022

 
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Lind Alumni Banquet reunion set for Saturday

LIND – Dozens of graduates from Lind will celebrate Saturday, May 7, during the Lind Alumni Banquet. The event will take place in the Lind-Ritzville Middle School gymnasium. Activities kick off with class photos at 5:30 p.m.; mem... — Updated 5/3/2022

 
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Drilling towers erected at well site RITZVILLE – Two drilling rigs are now set up at the site of the Well No. 8 replacement project. On the left is the drill for the new well,... — Updated 5/2/2022

 
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Bronco Girls run good pace at Colfax

COLFAX – Lind-Ritzville/Sprague/Washtucna track athlete Sydney Kinch won the pole vault and placed second in the long jump. April 23 at the MacDougall Invitational meet in Colfax. She won the event clearing 8-06.00. Kinch tied... — Updated 4/26/2022

 
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State to hold survey on 'e-bike' rules

OLYMPIA – The state is taking aim at cyclists using battery-powered and electric bikes on publicly owned land managed by the state. As a result of Senate Bill 5452, which passed the Legislature in 2021, the state Department of Fi... — Updated 4/26/2022

 
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Broncos win multiple track events

DAVENPORT – The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague/Washtucna Track and Field Team traveled to Davenport April 19, for a league meet. The Broncos took the boys 4x100 meter relay, along with girls long jump and pole vault. In the 4x100 relay... — Updated 4/26/2022

 
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FROM THE FILES

100 years ago The Ritzville Journal-Times April 27, 1922 Farmers must not cultivate county roads The county officials have announced an order forbidding farmers to cultivate the rig... — Updated 4/26/2022

 
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Arbor Day celebration planned RITZVILLE – Arbor Day will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. April 29, at City Hall. Cub Scout Pack No. 73, led by Jeff Kissler, will open the ceremony with the presentation of the colors. Mayor Linda... — Updated 4/26/2022

 
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Lind Alumni Banquet reunion set for May 7

LIND – The annual Lind Alumni Banquet will take place Saturday, May 7, in the Lind-Ritzville Middle School gymnasium, formerly Lind High School. Photos of the honored classes will be taken at 5:30 p.m., followed by festivities... — Updated 4/26/2022

 
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Farmers Festival set for June 24-26

LaCROSSE – The annual Farmers Festival returns to town June 24-26. This year, the theme of the event is “Back to our Roots.” This year’s Farmers Festival will kick off, Friday, June 24, with a cruise-in featuring classic... — Updated 4/5/2022

 
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Farm Bill survey now online

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Association of Wheat growers is surveying farmers to develop priorities to address in the next Farm Bill. The survey is designed to gather feedback from growers about what policies are most... — Updated 4/5/2022

 
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Ralston grange receives grant

RALSTON – Ralston Grange No. 943 will be getting a new well thanks to funding from Innovia Foundation of Spokane. Innovia awarded the grange $15,000 to drill a new well on its property to supply potable water, officials said. The... — Updated 4/5/2022

 
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Eggs needed for Ralston hunt RALSTON – The annual Easter Egg Hunt at Ralston returns April 9 following a two-year hiatus due to gubernatorial COVID-19 mandates. The egg hunt will take place at the Ralston Park at 9 a.m. off state... — Updated 3/29/2022

 
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Lecture to trace Leiberg

RITZVILLE — Jack Nisbet of Spokane will lecture digitially on the inspiration for his latest book, “The Dreamer and the Doctor,” at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 2. The book traces the journey of prospector John Leiberg and his... — Updated 3/29/2022

 
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Retirement bill signed in

OLYMPIA – A measure that increases retirement benefits for firefighters and law-enforcement officers was signed by Gov. Jay Inslee Monday, March 28. Introduced by 9th District Sen. Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville,Senate Bill 5791... — Updated 3/29/2022

 
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Delays expected at Lind interchange

LIND – Drivers on state Highway 26 and U.S. Highway 395 can expect delays as bridge maintenance begins. State Department of Transportation crews were scheduled to start cleaning and replacing bearings on pads on the Highway 26... — Updated 3/29/2022

 
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Smiley, McMorris Rodgers speak at dinner RITZVILLE – Adams County Republicans gathered for their Lincoln day dinner Saturday, March 26. Senate candidate and Pasco-area farmer Tiffany Smiley was among the speakers. Rep. Cathy... — Updated 3/29/2022

 
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State: No spring bear hunt

OLYMPIA – A deeply divided state Fish and Wildlife Commission voted not to establish a 2022 spring black bear special permit season. The 5-4 vote took place during meetings Thursday-Saturday, March 17-19. The decision to not... — Updated 3/22/2022

 
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High school musicians to play the Fox Theater SPOKANE – A dozen musicians from Lind-Ritzville High School were selected to perform as part of the Bi-County Honor Band during a March 28 performance. Amy Anderson (oboe), Sonia... — Updated 3/22/2022

 
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Senator Schoesler gets re-acquainted

RITZVILLE – With the close of the 2022 legislative session, Sen. Mark Schoesler is getting re-acquainted with constituents in-person back home in Eastern Washington. Last week,... — Updated 3/22/2022

 
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Temporary judges bill passes

OLYMPIA – Rep. Mary Dye's bill to allow temporary judges in single-judge courtrooms is awaiting the governor's signature after clearing the Leglislature before it adjourned. Dye,... — Updated 3/17/2022

 

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