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AAUW program, meeting Sept. 12

The Ritzville chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is coordinating a no-host dinner and program on Sept. 12. The dinner will begin at 5:30 p.m. at Mi Jalisco in downtown Ritzville. The program will immediately follow with a...

 

Tie dye class offered by local business

For those individuals interested in learning how to tie dye, the Tie Dye and More store in downtown Ritzville will be hosting a class on Sept. 11 at 6:30 p.m. The cost for the class is $10 and materials are provided except the item wanted to dye....

 

EALD hosting artist reception

The East Adams Library District is hosting an artist reception on Sept. 14 from 1-3 p.m. at the Ritzville Public Library. The reception will feature artwork by Menno Mennonite Church interim pastor Lyn Hershey. The exhibit will run until the end of...

 
 By Al Stover    News    September 6, 2018

County proposes sales tax increase to enhance criminal justice services

Adams County submitted a measure proposing a sales and use tax increase in the Nov. 6 General Election ballot. If approved, the measure would increase sales tax in Adams County in the amount of three-tenths of one percent. The revenue generated from...

 
 By Al Stover    News    September 6, 2018

Commissioners open bids for Lind-Hatton, Damon overlay project

During the Sept. 4 meeting, the Adams County Commissioners opened bids for the Lind-Hatton and Damon Road Overlay project. The project consists of an overlay of a .93-mile portion of roadway from Lind-Hatton Road to Damon Road. Adams County Public...

 
 By Al Stover    News    September 6, 2018

Lind Town Council approves CDSI contract amendment

The Lind Town Council voted 4-0 at the Aug. 28 meeting to approve a contract amendment between Consolidated Disposal Services Inc. (CDSI) and the Town for garbage collection. Council Member Kathy Vedder was absent. At the Aug. 14 meeting, Mayor...

 

Community blood drive Sept. 17

A community blood drive will be held at Sprague High School on Monday, Sept. 17, in coordination with the Inland Northwest Blood Center. Donation hours are from 9:15-11:45 a.m. For more information or to schedule an appointment, visit...

 

BALLOON BUTTERFLY

BALLOON BUTTERFLY. Paisley Miller admires her newly made balloon animal at the fair on Saturday....

 

CARSON KUBIK

CARSON KUBIK leans down to whisper words of encouragement to his hog during fitting and showing classes....

 

JACE MCRAE

JACE MCRAE was one of the open class exhibitors who competed in the Poultry Fitting and Showing at the Wheat Land Communities’ Fair....

 

BONDING TIME

BONDING TIME. A goat belonging to Rod Dennis’ daughter reaches up for affection while waiting to go back into the show ring for the final market class.... Full story

 

STEVENS COUNTY STOMPERS

THE STEVENS COUNTY STOMPERS clogging group was a new addition to the Wheat Land Communities’ Fair entertainment lineup....

 

FFA SHEEP EXHIBITORS

FFA SHEEP exhibitors compete in fitting and showing on Aug. 31.... Full story

 

AUBREE SITTON

AUBREE SITTON shows off the swimsuit cover-up she made during the 4-H Fashion Revue....

 

YOUTH EXHIBITORS

YOUTH EXHIBITORS were the focal point of the Wheat Land Communities’ Fair, including exhibitors with still life exhibits and livestock projects, like young Ava McKay....

 

HORSE GAMES

HORSE GAMES. The youth gymkhana attracted a group of young horsemen to the Fair arena on Sunday morning, where participants like Haley Noser had the opportunity to compete in games like the sack... Full story

 

DRILL TEAM

DRILL TEAM. The Ritzville Rodeo Youth Drill Team rode together in the annual parade, before performing at the evening performance of the Ritzville Rodeo on Sept. 1. -Journal photo by Katelin...

 

JUNIOR PARADE

JUNIOR PARADE participants on Sept. 1 included (from left) Cam Newton, Zach Borth, Grace Borth, Paige Newton and Claire Borth in their best ‘60s attire. -Journal photo by Katelin...

 

LRS CHEERLEADERS

LRS CHEERLEADERS like Grace Greenwalt (center) walked in front of the school marching band during the Ritzville Community Parade. -Journal photo by Katelin Davidson...

 

YOUNG PILOT

YOUNG PILOT. As the captain of her plane, Maggie Morse throws handfuls of candy while helping promote her parents’ business, Gem Air. -Journal photo by Katelin Davidson...

 

GROOVING TO THE BEAT

GROOVING TO THE BEAT. The Flower Power float hosted Distinguished Young Woman Kierstin Witt (center) and Chelsie Watterson and Else Gielisch. -Journal photo by Katelin Davidson... Full story

 

RITZVILLE RODEO QUEEN

RITZVILLE RODEO Queen Aaliyah Yaeger waves to the camera during the annual Ritzville Community Parade on Sept. 1. -Journal photo by Katelin Davidson... Full story

 

New Knuth kitchen honors decades of dedication

Area residents and family members of Wilma Knuth gathered on Aug. 31 for the unveiling of the newly remodeled kitchen in the Knuth Building on the Wheat Land Communities’ Fairgrounds. The project...

 

Wellness promoted at Health Fair on Saturday

The 13th Annual Safety, Health and Wellness Fair returns on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. and is hosted by Adams County Public Hospital District No. 2. The Health Fair is being hosted in a new location this year, at the American... Full story

 
 By Al Stover    News    September 6, 2018

LRHS senior class raises funds at fair

Lind-Ritzville High School seniors Devin Schafer and class Co-President Lakai Panter have attended the annual Wheat Land Communities’ Fair over the years. However, the 2018 fair was the first year...

 

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