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Articles from the May 9, 2019 edition

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 By Steve Salins    News

Memories Deli to provide another dining option on Main Street

Hungry on Main Street? Fear not, for more help is coming soon. Scott and Lori Gorman have been busy renovating the old gym at 202 W Main Ave. into a friendly, open, airy space... — Updated 12/19/2019


Violet (Vi) Kirschenmann Huber

Violet (Vi) Kirschenmann Huber was born to Rev. Rudolph and Erna Kirschenmann on September 6, 1929 at her grandparent's farm near Medina, North Dakota. At six weeks old, her mother... — Updated 5/9/2019

 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Worst Seat In The House: Run along now

Sorry about not having a column last week but an unforeseen event took place that didn’t allow me enough time to write something last week. That does happen now and then. Oh... — Updated 5/9/2019

 By Steve Salins    Sports

Nine tracksters qualify for Districts next weekend

The following track and field athletes have qualified to move into the District Track and Field Meet on Friday and Saturday, May 17 and 18 at Central Valley High School. More... — Updated 5/9/2019

 By Steve Salins    Sports

Broncos track & field gear up for postseason push

The calendar page has turned to May, sunny days prevail, and the Track and Field season is moving to an end after a delayed start due to snow-covered tracks and fields. Now the meets are gateways to State and results of... — Updated 5/9/2019

 By Brandon Cline    Sports

Season ends for Broncos with loss to Northwest Christian in playoffs

The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Broncos baseball season came to an end last weekend, as they fell to the Northwest Christian Crusaders in the second round of the Northeast 2B District Tournament on May 4. The Broncos, who ended regular... — Updated 5/9/2019

 By Brandon Cline    Sports

Non-league games a tune-up for Lady Broncos ahead of District Tournament

In a week that had no consequential games on the schedule, the Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Lady Broncos kept busy with a pair of non-league doubleheaders against 1A schools last week.... — Updated 5/9/2019


Soybean producers may request referendum on recent Order

The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced that soybean producers may request a referendum on the Soybean Promotion and Research Order, as authorized under the Soybean Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information... — Updated 5/9/2019


Nancy J. (Dixon) Helgeson

Nancy J. (Dixon) Helgeson, 83, passed away on April 29 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane. She is survived by her husband, John Helgeson, of nearly 66 years. They have lived in Ritzville since 2005 and have two daughters, Kim... — Updated 5/9/2019


Peggy (Margaret A) Whitman

Peggy (Margaret A) Whitman, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and aunt, went home to be with the Lord on April 25, 2019. She was born on April 8, 1927 to James... — Updated 5/9/2019


Bonnie Lynn Templin

Bonnie Lynn Templin died on March 21, 2019, in Walla Walla, WA. She was 69 years old. Bonnie was born on March 7, 1950, in Spokane, WA, and was raised in Ritzville, WA. She was the... — Updated 5/9/2019


Letter to the Editor: Recent Eagles renovations miss the mark

To the Editor, I commend the Eagles for trying to fix up their building, but am baffled as to why they choose to tart it up rather than restoring and preserving the historic... — Updated 5/9/2019

 By Don C. Brunell    Opinion

Business Column: Montana's new approach to homelessness could provide working blueprint

Montana’s legislature took the unusual step of exempting older, less-valued mobile homes from property tax as a way to stem homelessness. The bipartisan legislation, which Gov. Steve Bullock signed into law last week, aims to... — Updated 5/9/2019


Column: Renewable energy and agriculture reduce carbon footprint in Central Washington

Last week, the House voted on legislation that would force the President to participate in the Paris Climate Agreement to reduce carbon emissions in the United States and the world. On the surface, this bill paints a pretty... — Updated 5/9/2019


Ritzville Livestock 4-H Club well represented at Junior Livestock Show of Spokane

The 84th annual Junior Livestock Show of Spokane was held last week on the Spokane County Interstate Fairgrounds. Nearly 700 youth exhibitors of cattle, hogs, goats and lambs travel... — Updated 5/9/2019


Music on Main set for Memorial Day weekend

Blues, Southern Rock and Country sounds are destined for Main Avenue in Historic Downtown Ritzville on Sunday, May 26, 2019. Free live entertainment is being made possible through... — Updated 5/9/2019


Filing period for 94 elected offices in Adams County opens next week

The Adams County Auditor’s Office will be accepting filings for local offices beginning Monday, May 13. The filing period will close on Friday, May 17. The local offices open for filing include spots for: Ritzville City Council,... — Updated 5/9/2019

 By Steve Salins    News

Quiet zone, tiny houses discussed at Lind Town Council meeting

Lind’s Town Council met on April 23 with a plethora of topics on the agenda. A council quorum was present, and councilmember Kathy Vedder was excused from the meeting. Councilmember Rose Elkington shared the research she did... — Updated 5/9/2019


Brief: Pancake breakfast set for May 10

The H.E. Gritman Senior Center will be hosting its monthly pancake breakfast tomorrow, May 10. The breakfast, which is held on the second Friday of every month, lasts from 7:30-10:30 a.m. Anyone from the community is welcome to... — Updated 5/9/2019


Brief: Float reveal to take place next Thursday

The annual float reveal will take place at dusk next Thursday, May 16, in downtown Ritzville. The community is invited to attend the reveal. The first parade that this year’s float will participate in will be the Spokane Lilac... — Updated 5/9/2019


Brief: UW medical grad to give keynote address during National Prevention Week

Timothy Woodiwiss will be the keynote speaker during National Prevention Week next week at the Lind-Ritzville Schools. Woodiwiss will be graduating from the University of Washington medical school later this month, and has went... — Updated 5/9/2019

 By Brandon Cline    News

Fifth graders get acquainted with justice at Law Day

Local area fifth graders had a fun and learning-filled morning out of the classroom on May 3, as they traveled to the Adams County Courthouse to participate in the annual Law Day.... — Updated 5/9/2019

 By Brandon Cline    News

State capital budget includes funds for proposed Ritzville Business & Entrepreneurship Center

The $4.9 billion 2019-21 state capital budget (SHB 1102) was passed in both the Washington House and Senate last month on nearly unanimous votes, and was delivered to Governor Jay... — Updated 5/9/2019


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