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Articles from the June 20, 2019 edition

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 By Brandon Cline    News

Biosolids, soil health key topics at 103rd annual Lind Field Day

The 103rd edition of Washington State University's Lind Field Day took place at the Lind Dryland Research Station on June 13, as WSU and United States Department of Agriculture... — Updated 6/20/2019

 
 By Steve Salins    News

14th Lind Coaster Car Derby draws big crowd

Sunshine came early over the hills of Lind on Sunday, June 9. All was quiet after the Combine Derby the previous day, so the morning held no indication of the Coaster Cars Derby... — Updated 6/20/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Ritzville man charged with rape

The Adams County Prosecutor's office has charged a Ritzville man with rape. According to a written statement from Ritzville Police Chief Dave McCormick, Michael A. Kuest, 27, was arrested on June 3 at approximately 7:05 p.m. Police... — Updated 6/20/2019

 

Brief: Hatton currently without water, according to mayor

The Town of Hatton is currently without water, according to an update provided by interim mayor Brittany Baldwin. The pump for Hatton’s well was rendered inoperable earlier this week, and the town’s secondary well isn’t... — Updated 6/20/2019

 
 By Brandon Cline    Sports

Cars, pickups and grain trucks light up Lind Lions Club Arena

Cars, pickups and grain trucks raced for glory-and prize money-on both days of the 32nd Annual Lind Combine Demolition Derby on June 7 and 8.... — Updated 6/20/2019

 

Brief: Zion Philadelphia to host caregiver support group

Zion Philadelphia UCC will be hosting a caregiver support group on the fourth Friday of every month, beginning this month. The support group is sponsored by Aging & Adult Care of Central Washington, and goes from 9:30-11 a.m. No... — Updated 6/20/2019

 

Brief: SNYP vouchers now available

Spay Neuter Your Pet (SNYP) now has vouchers available. To access the vouchers, go to Facebook, search @snyp99169, go to the SNYP Facebook page and send them a message. They will get back to you to set up your voucher. Funds for... — Updated 6/20/2019

 
 By Steve Salins    News

Lind awarded $55,000 grant to develop traffic plan

The Lind Town Council met for a regular meeting on June 11, as the Town was awarded a grant to put together a traffic plan and discussed potential concerns over a proposed festival. Steve Nelson, an engineer from Century West... — Updated 6/20/2019

 

RHS graduate inducted into Washington State Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame

Ritzville High School graduate Kevin Heimbigner was inducted into the Washington State Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame on June 8. Heimbigner grew up on a wheat farm in Ritzville and... — Updated 6/20/2019

 

Column: The humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border

People from all over the world come to the United States for a chance to live a better life. Some are coming here to work, some are coming to reunite with their families, and some are escaping corrupt governments. We should... — Updated 6/20/2019

 
 By Don C. Brunell    Opinion

Column: Family-owned businesses are America's backbone

During the 1992 presidential campaign, then-candidate Bill Clinton famously intoned, “I feel your pain,” reassuring voters he understood what they were going through. Since then, similar statements of empathy have become a... — Updated 6/20/2019

 

Einar Bengtson

Einar Bengtson passed away on May 24, 2019. He was 93 years old. Born in Rusheba Township, Minnesota, Einar was the youngest of five children born to Freeman and Ellen (Anderson)... — Updated 6/20/2019

 

John J. Buehler

John J. Buehler, 67 of Huntington, Oregon passed away suddenly at his home on Sunday, June 9, 2019. He was born on June 6, 1952 in Nampa, Idaho to John Joseph Buehler and Elma... — Updated 6/20/2019

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Worst Seat In The House: Give it a chance

So last week was very busy for pro sports if you’re into that. Yes, it was the finals of the National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Basketball Association (NBA). I didn’t watch most of the hockey games but I did watch... — Updated 6/20/2019

 

Loretta Jean (Greenwalt) Schoonover

Loretta Jean Greenwalt Schoonover went to our Lord on Tuesday, Nov., 2019 with her daughter Mary Ann (Punkie) at her side. She was residing at DeSansos Assisted Living in Jerome, Idaho in their loving care at the time of her death.... — Updated 6/20/2019

 

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