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Articles from the March 1, 2018 edition

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 By Katelin Davidson    News

Hospital Board discusses financials, creates website committee

During the Feb. 22 Adams County Public Hospital District No. 2 meeting, the Board of Commissioners reviewed the District’s financials and voted to create a board-run website committee. CEO/CFO Gary Bostrom provided the financial... — Updated 3/1/2018

 By Katelin Davidson    News

Hospital Board considers joining ACO

Caravan Health’s Sue Deitz presented to the Adams County Public Hospital District No. 2 Board of Commissioners on Feb. 22 regarding the district’s interest and possibly joining an Accountable Care Organization (ACO). While not... — Updated 3/1/2018


Friends of the Library book sale

The Friends of the Library will host their annual book sale on March 16-17 in the basement of the Ritzville Public Library. The sale will including thousands of titles of books, as well as have DVDs, CDs and more available for... — Updated 3/1/2018


Lions Club March bingo nights announced

The Washtucna Lions Club will be hosting two bingo nights during the month of March. The first event is being held on Saturday, March 10. The group will then host an additional bingo night on Saturday, March 24. Doors open at 6... — Updated 3/1/2018

 By Katelin Davidson    News

Ritzville School Board approves LRHS engineering study - Lind, Ritzville boards focus on student safety

The Lind and Ritzville School Boards had the opportunity to participate in a safety presentation from the Ritzville Police Department during their meeting on Feb. 26. The Ritzville School Board also approved the Value Engineering... — Updated 3/1/2018


Tax forms available at EALD

The East Adams Library District has IRS tax forms available. Forms available include 1040, 1040A and 1040EZ, along with instruction booklets. Anyone can pick up tax forms and instruction booklets during library hours. Additional... — Updated 3/1/2018 Full story



DYW CONTESTANTS. The annual Distinguished Young Woman program is slated for Saturday, March 17, at the Lind-Ritzville Middle School gymnasium in Lind. This year, there are five... — Updated 3/1/2018

 By Al Stover    News

Ritzville Council approves tree trimming contract

During the Feb. 20 meeting, the Ritzville City Council approved several action items, one being a contract with Spirit Pruners for trimming eight Silver Maple trees at the City... — Updated 3/1/2018 Full story


Ralston Grange offers scholarships

The David L. and Francis G. Ray Scholarship, sponsored by the Ralston Grange and Rimrock Grange, is available to high school seniors and home-schooled seniors in the Ritzville, Lind, Washtucna and LaCrosse school districts. In... — Updated 3/1/2018 Full story


Successful finish to Knowledge Bowl season

The Lind-Ritzville High School (LRHS) varsity Knowledge Bowl team competed in the regional tournament on Friday, Feb. 23, at Whitworth University, falling just short of qualifying for the state tournament. Teams from around the... — Updated 3/1/2018


Gun Club Scores

Lind Gun Club, Feb. 25 23: Terry Utecht. 22: Anna Franz. 21: Peter Franz 20 and under: Carson Schlimmer, Garrett Schlimmer, Curt Franz, Mike Gering, Richard Kulm, Alan Schlimmer, Roger Hochstetler, Ayden Franz, Taylor Kerr, Thomas... — Updated 3/1/2018 Full story

 By Dale Anderson    News

It’s March again

I’ve watched a lot of basketball this winter, not nearly enough for my standards though. In the next few weeks we’ll see the state tournaments play out, college conference... — Updated 3/1/2018


Bulldog News: Updates from LRMS

As February comes to an end, the Lind-Ritzville Middle School basketball team finished their season with five games: three home and two away. With their last game on Feb. 15, the basketball players and the rest of the school had... — Updated 3/1/2018


Legislative Commentary

The end of the 2018 legislative session is less than two weeks away. The session hasn’t produced a lot of positive things for the people of our state, but being an eternal optimist, I can point to one. Olympia’s new ruling part... — Updated 3/1/2018 Full story


Forty million reasons to save our dams

What would life in the Mid-Columbia be like if dams on the Columbia and Snake rivers were removed? What would then be used to control flooding that devastated communities before the dams were put in place? How would we provide clea... — Updated 3/1/2018


South Korea success goes beyond Pyeongchang Olympics

It was hard to get excited about the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, but give the South Koreans credit for overcoming seemingly insurmountable obstacles to pull the games off, and pull them off exceptionally well. The odds were... — Updated 3/1/2018



BRONCO SENIORS. The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Broncos basketball team recognized four athletes prior to the final home game. The athletes’ family members recognized at the event... — Updated 3/1/2018 Full story



WRESTLING. The five seniors representing the Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Broncos wrestling team were recognized with their family members during the Mix and Match Tournament in... — Updated 3/1/2018 Full story



SENIOR NIGHT. Prior to the Jan. 30 game between the Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Lady Broncos and Reardan, four senior basketball players and two senior cheerleaders were recognized. The... — Updated 3/1/2018 Full story



SCHWISOW RECEPTION. The Ritzville AAUW branch held an Open House at the Ritzville Public Library on Feb. 23 to showcase the artwork of the late Carol Schwisow. An estimated 40... — Updated 3/1/2018


RDO Equipment announces acquisition of Evergreen Implement

RDO Equipment Co. has announced the acquisition of five Evergreen Implement stores. RDO Equipment Co., will own all of Evergreen Implement’s five Washington stores to its existing network, including the Ritzville location at 830... — Updated 3/1/2018


Gordon set to compete in All State volleyball

The Washington State Volleyball Coaches Association announce the 2018 Senior All State Volleyball Series players, with LaCrosse-Washtucna/Kahlotus’ Jazzmyn Gordon being selected to compete. LWK Head Coach Sandy Martin will also... — Updated 3/1/2018


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