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 By Brandon Cline    News    April 18, 2019

Clean energy industry making waves in Adams County

With the recent announcement from Avista that it has agreed to purchase power from the proposed Rattlesnake Flat Wind Project near Lind, coupled with the Adams-Neilson Solar Farm in Lind that went online late last year, there is no doubt that economi...

 
 By Steve Salins    News    April 18, 2019

Lind Town Council discusses 7th Street water leak, receives Phase II project update

The Lind Town Council held a regular meeting in the Council Chambers on Tuesday, April 9. A quorum was present;, with councilmember Kathy Vedder participating via speakerphone. Mayor Paula Bell asked councilmember Jim Dworshak to give a brief recap...

 

Land Transfers: April 18, 2019

March 13 — Noah Matlock, Ritzville, to Vladislav and Albina Soudakov, NE 1/2 of Lot 9 and all of Lot 10, Block 87, Greene & Proutys 2nd, $90,000. March 15 — Rosco and Nickole Coons, Lind, to Baer Max Inc., E 35 feet of Lot 7 and all of Lot 8,...

 

Brief: Temporary speed reduction in place on I-90 near Ritzville

New temporary speed limits on Interstate 90 near Ritzville were put in place this week, according to a news release from the Washington State Department of Transportation. From milepost 208.16 just east of the State Route 21 interchange to milepost...

 

Brief: Easter Service times set for local area churches

Easter Service times have been set for a couple of local area churches. Zion Philadelphia UCC will be holding its Easter Service at 10:30 a.m. on April 21. Benge Community Church will have its Easter Sunrise Service on April 21 at 7:30 a.m. For more...

 

Legislative Commentary: April 18, 2019

Dear Friends, While I spent hour after hour this week debating and voting on legislation in the budget committee and in the Senate chamber, a woman from the town of Snohomish was out in front of the Capitol conducting what she calls a “fast in...

 

Column: Goodbye to last Doolittle Raider, a hero of the Greatest Generation

On April 9th, we said goodbye to a hero of the Greatest Generation. Retired Lt. Col. Richard “Dick” Cole, the last surviving member of the Doolittle Raiders, passed away at the age of 103. In the aftermath of the devastating sneak attack on...

 

Pastor's Column: Easter Article 2.0

I recently submitted an Easter article to The Journal that was mistakenly printed early in last week’s edition – and with the incorrect title. When I emailed editor Brandon Cline about it, he apologized and offered to reprint it in this edition...

 

National Prevention Week set for LRMS & LRHS next month

Saturday, May 11 — Community Prevention Poker Walk, LRHS Track in Ritzville, 9-12 p.m., public invited. Monday, May 13 — Prevention of Opioid/Prescription Drug Misuse. Tuesday, May 14 — Prevention of Underage Drinking and Alcohol Misuse....

 
 By Brandon Cline    Sports    April 18, 2019

Softball falls in high-scoring, unusual non-league doubleheader

It was another week of play spoiled by weather for the Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Lady Broncos softball team, as their league doubleheader against the Reardan Indians scheduled for April 13 was postponed...

 
 By Steve Salins    Sports    April 18, 2019

LRS golfers finally hit the links in Colville

The Lind-Ritzville golf team traveled north to Colville’s Dominion Meadows Golf Course on Tuesday, April 9, for their first match of the season. Three earlier scheduled matches had been cancelled due to winter’s late snow melt. This match was...

 
 By Brandon Cline    Sports    April 18, 2019

Baseball sweeps non-league doubleheader, big week ahead

A rainout on April 13 spoiled a home doubleheader for the Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Broncos baseball team against rival Reardan, but the Broncos were still able to enjoy a doubleheader sweep last week,...

 
 By Steve Salins    Sports    April 18, 2019

LRS tracksters get after it at home league meet

Clouds were still low in the afternoon of Wednesday, April 9th, but the Jimmie Snider Field was dry with a fast track and a bouquet of color as the Bronco thinclads hosted their first home meet of the season against 2B visitors. The season up to this...

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports    April 18, 2019

Worst Seat In The House: Just catching up

I have a good excuse for not having a column out last week. I flew to Arizona and was with family when I usually write this column. It was nice and the weather in the Phoenix was only in the high 90s a couple of days. I did watch the NCAA basketball...

 

Zoe Dunster

Zoe Dunster, recently of Ritzville, passed away peacefully at home in Washtucna on the morning of Wednesday April 10, 2019 at the age of 94. She was born in Antelope, Montana; the youngest child of...

 

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