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Articles from the July 11, 2019 edition

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Brief: Exhibitor's Guide in this week's issue of The Journal

It’s that time of the year again, as preparations for this year’s fair weekend are underway. Included in this week’s issue is the annual Exhibitor’s Guide, which contains several important updates from the previous year.... — Updated 7/11/2019


Brief: LRS girls basketball team to hold car wash fundraiser on Monday

The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Broncos girls basketball team will be holding a car wash on July 15. The car wash will be held from 2-7 p.m. at Umpqua Bank. The price is by donation and funds raised will go toward supporting the girls... — Updated 7/11/2019

 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Worst Seat In The House: Stuff I've noticed

Every so often I think about things and wonder if I’m the only one that sees things a certain way. Oh, just to let you know that since this is All-Star baseball week and sports... — Updated 7/11/2019


RDDA to host quarterly classic, free animated film this weekend

The Ritzville Downtown Development Association will be presenting a free animated film on Friday, July 12, followed by the quarterly classic on Saturday at the Ritz Theatre. The... — Updated 7/11/2019

 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Ritzville man facing assault charge after allegedly injuring woman with car

A Ritzville man suspected of injuring a woman with his car may be facing a charge of second degree assault. Wade Hippen, 31, was arrested after a June 28 incident. The court found for probable cause, and the state can bring... — Updated 7/11/2019


Thanking our outgoing CEO

As you probably know by now, we have a new CEO at the District, Mr. Corey Fedie. This paper will be telling you about Corey, but I will say that he has made a great first impression with everyone, and is brimming over with the... — Updated 7/11/2019

 By John Ray    Neighbors

Washtucna Class of 1948 dedicates memorial bench to former mayor, fellow classmate

A memorial bench was dedicated on May 25 at Bassett Park in Washtucna, in memory of Sydney (Syd) Sullivan who was mayor for 44 years. Securing funding for upgrading Washtucna's... — Updated 7/11/2019

 By Don C. Brunell    Opinion

Business Column: China's mighty migrating mandate

What happens in China, doesn’t always stay in China. In fact, when it comes to tough new garbage and recycling restrictions, they may migrate elsewhere sooner than you might think. For example, Shanghai is one of the world’s... — Updated 7/11/2019


Weekly Column: Protecting freedom and opportunity

On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was signed, and the United States of America was established. Last week, families across the country celebrated this momentous anniversary with firework displays, parades, and... — Updated 7/11/2019

 By Jeremy Burnham    News

LRHS junior to blast off to aerospace residency in Seattle

Lind-Ritzville High School junior Jessica Heater doesn't yet know what she wants to do with her future, but she says she's never thought much about space. She's thinking plenty... — Updated 7/11/2019


Legislative Commentary: July 11, 2019

Dear Friends, The 9th District spans all or parts of six counties, and on the Fourth of July that means many celebrations spread across a lot of territory – at last count, six parades plus other community gatherings. One person... — Updated 7/11/2019

 By Jeremy Burnham    News

WSSDA plans next round of legislative lobbying for school districts

Ritzville School Board member Scott Carruth recently attended a Washington State School Directors Association meeting in Federal Way. He gave an overview of the meeting at the June 24 Lind-Ritzville School Cooperative board... — Updated 7/11/2019

 By Brandon Cline    News

New EARH CEO brings 'critical' experience

Ritzville’s East Adams Rural Healthcare has been under new leadership for the past several weeks, as it welcomed a new CEO who has almost two decades of experience in a variety of different types and sizes of hospitals,... — Updated 7/11/2019

 By Brandon Cline    News

Proposed memory care center takes big step forward

The Ritzville City Council finalized the steps the City needed to take in its role of East Adams Rural Healthcare's sale of property to Gibraltar Senior Living on July 2. The... — Updated 7/11/2019


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