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Adams County joins Voluntary Stewardship Program RITZVILLE – Adams County, along with 27 other counties, has enrolled in the Voluntary Stewardship Program (VSP) to protect fragile and/or hazardous natural resources – referred... — Updated 1/21/2021

 
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Newhouse rebuked by Republicans

ARLINGTON – The Washington State Republican Party has rebuked two of its own in Congress after they voted Jan. 13 to support the impeachment of President Donald Trump. By a vote of 111-2, Reps. Dan Newhouse of Sunnyside and... — Updated 1/21/2021

 
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Railroad crossing closure

RITZVILLE — BNSF Railroad is conducting maintenance this week and the Division Street crossing from Main Ave. to 1st Avenue will be closed again Friday, Jan. 15, from... — Updated 1/20/2021

 
 By The Journal    Sports

Whitmore hopeful school sports will begin soon

RITZVILLE - Athletic Director and WIAA (Washington Interscholastic Activities Association) Executive Board Member Greg Whitmore announced Jan. 14 school sports may be able to begin... — Updated 1/14/2021

 
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Sheriff sets up crime tips program

RITZVILLE – The Adams County Sheriff’s department has set up an email address for people to anonymously submit crime tips. “Anyone can send in information regarding any investigation, or any other information you believe we... — Updated 1/14/2021

 
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County Commissioners sworn in

RITZVILLE – Newly-elected Adams County Commissioners Dan Blankenship (left) and Jay Weise were sworn in at the Adams County Courthouse Thursday, Dec. 31. Blankenship replaces... — Updated 1/7/2021

 
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Library goes to winter hours RITZVILLE – East Adams Library District began winter hours Jan. 4. The library, located at 302 W. Main Avenue, will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. They will be closed Monday, Ja... — Updated 1/7/2021

 
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Bait and switch: Inslee gives highway projects funds to fish

OLYMPIA – Governor Jay Inslee’s 2021-23 proposed state transportation budget calls for a shift of hundreds of millions of dollars in transportation funding to pay for court-ordered fish passage projects. A 2013 U.S. District... — Updated 1/7/2021

 
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Hanford Reach steelhead fishery to close

RICHLAND – The Hanford Reach steelhead fishery will close Jan. 1. The closure is from the Interstate 182 bridge upstream to the old Hanford townsite powerline crossing over the Columbia River. It will remain in effect iuntil... — Updated 12/30/2020

 
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State Parks offers two free days in January

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will offer two free days in January, when visitors to state parks will not need a Discover Pass for day-use visits. The first free day is Friday, Jan. 1, which gives... — Updated 12/30/2020

 
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Driver cited for DUI

KAHLOTUS – A driver was cited with a DUI and traveling too fast for conditions Sunday, Dec. 27. Roy Tarunay, 29, was driving southbound on Highway 261 approaching milepost 3, three miles north of Kahlotus when he lost control of... — Updated 12/30/2020

 
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Hunting permits awarded for reporting

SPOKANE – Hunters reporting their 2020 black bear, deer, elk or turkey results by Jan. 10 will have the opportunity to win one of nine deer and elk incentive permits for fall 2021. State Department of Fish and Wildlife Game... — Updated 12/30/2020

 
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Head-on collision on Christmas day

KITTITAS – An Othello man was taken to a Yakima hospital following a head-on crash on Interstate 90 on Christmas day. Joaquin V. Garcia, 37, was taken to the hospital after the 7:16 p.m. crash near the Thorp Road exit, the... — Updated 12/30/2020

 
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Volunteers pitch in for Christmas food give-away

RITZVILLE – Food Pantry volunteers designed a drive-through process for delivering Christmas boxes of food, along with toiletry items, in front of the American Legion Hall this... — Updated 12/23/2020

 
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Washtucna fund raiser raffle tickets drawn

WASHTUCNA – Community members donating to the Washtucna Heritage Museum’s fundraising raffle whose tickets were drawn received their prizes last week. Winning a basket of... — Updated 12/23/2020

 
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Vaccines expected locally in next two weeks

RITZVILLE – Governor Jay Inslee announced Dec. 20 that the Western States’ Scientific Safety Review Workgroup unanimously approved use of the COVID-19 Moderna vaccine and expects the federal government to start shipping the... — Updated 12/23/2020

 
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School administrators call for return of sports

RITZVILLE – School administrators and leaders across the region sent a letter to Governor Jay Inslee, the Department of Health and Washington State Legislators Dec. 10, calling for an immediate return of sports and... — Updated 12/23/2020

 
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Pastors messages appreciated Area church leaders are invited to send their annual “Pastor’s Message” about the Christmas season in for publication in our Dec. 23 issue. Please send your letter to [email protected] — Updated 12/17/2020

 
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Students gather food

The Washtucna School principal will be getting a pie in the face, Thursday, Dec. 17. after students were able to collect more than 400 pounds of food for the Washtucna Food Bank. As of the end of last week, the students had... — Updated 12/17/2020

 
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School administrators call for return of sports

RITZVILLE - School administrators and leaders across the region sent a letter to Governor Jay Inslee, the Department of Health and Washington State Legislators Dec. 10, calling for... — Updated 12/16/2020

 
 By The Journal    Neighbors

Volunteers needed to bring Christmas to Malden, Pine City fire victims

SPOKANE – Innovia Foundation is launching “A Pine Creek Christmas: Celebrating Malden and Pine City” to provide a brighter Christmas for the families of Malden and Pine City displaced by the September wildfires. The... — Updated 12/10/2020

 
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Development Council delivers second round of grants

OTHELLO – The Adams County Development Council, under contract with the Washington State Department of Commerce, processed small business applications under the Working... — Updated 12/10/2020

 
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County Commissioners vote to approve funding

RITZVILLE – The Adams County board of Commissioners, comprised of Chairman Roger Hartwig, Vice-Chairman Terry Thompson and Commissioner John Marshall unanimously voted to approve an addendum in the services contract with the... — Updated 12/10/2020

 
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Broadway Ave. to be closed Wed.

RITZVILLE – The westbound lane of Broadway Avenue will be closed to traffic and parking Wednesday, Dec. 16. The Food Pantry will have a turkey truck parked on Broadway, to give away turkeys to people who have already signed up... — Updated 12/10/2020

 
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Local hospital no longer allowing visitors

RITZVILLE – East Adams Rural Healthcare enacted a “No Visitors Policy,” effective for the immediate future. “This may change at some point, but we are unsure when that will happen,” Corey Fedie, CEO said. Fedie said the... — Updated 12/10/2020

 

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