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LRS secures Homecoming win, preps for league competition

The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Broncos secured a 20-6 win against Columbia-Burbank during the Homecoming game on Sept. 21. The game served as the final nonleague contest, before the... — Updated 9/27/2018 Full story

 

Junior High, High School Rodeo comes to Ritzville

The Washington State Junior High and High School Rodeo will roll into the Ritzville Rodeo arena on Sept. 28-30. In the junior high contest, Ritzville’s own Harlee Hennings will be competing in poles and barrels on Friday and... — Updated 9/27/2018

 

Adams County Historical Society meeting Sept. 30 in Ritzville

The Adams County Historical Society will host their Annual Dinner and Program on Sunday, Sept. 30, at 1 p.m. at the Ritzville Zion Philadelphia United Church of Christ. The event is the annual fundraiser for the Society. The cost... — Updated 9/27/2018 Full story

 
 By Katelin Davidson    News

My Farm, Your Table returns to downtown Ritzville

Local producers will take center stage at the second annual My Farm, Your Table event on Saturday, Sept. 29, in downtown Ritzville. Residents are invited to attend the afternoon... — Updated 9/27/2018 Full story

 

41st Annual Mennonite Country Auction

The Mennonite Country Auction (MCA) will once again be raising money for relief efforts nationally and around the world conducted through the Mennonite Central Committee. This year marks the 41st annual sale and auction. It will... — Updated 9/27/2018

 

Washtucna Lions Club bingo returns

The Washtucna Lions Club will begin offering bingo on the first and third Saturday of every month, beginning on Oct. 6 at the Lions Den. The doors will open at 5 p.m. for food and social hour, and bingo will begin at 6... — Updated 9/27/2018

 
 By Al Stover    News

Ritzville Council sets special meeting for 110 funds, cargo containers

Businesses and organizations seeking 110 funding in 2019 need to submit their applications by Oct. 10, and are encouraged to attend the 110 presentation meeting on Oct. 16. During the Ritzville City Council meeting, Mayor Gary... — Updated 9/27/2018 Full story

 
 By Katelin Davidson    News

School boards provided with updates from administration, community

The Lind and Ritzville School Board of Directors were provided with updates regarding the first month of school, ongoing activities in extracurricular student activities, and an upcoming levy that will appear on the Nov. 6 General... — Updated 9/27/2018

 
 By Al Stover    News

Historic H.E. Gritman building restoration is underway

Ritzville residents who walk by the H.E. Gritman Building in the next couple of weeks may see crews working to restore the structure’s brickwork. Building owner Brenda Owens said she contracted with Wolf Creek Contracting to... — Updated 9/27/2018

 
 By Al Stover    News

Library Coding Club open to children, adults

Children who want to learn the basics of coding can attend the East Adams Library District’s (EALD) Coding Club every Thursday at 4 p.m. at the Ritzville Public Library. The Codin... — Updated 9/27/2018

 

LRS CHEER

LRS CHEER. During halftime of the Sept. 21 Homecoming football game, the Lind-Ritzville/Sprague cheerleaders performed a routine for the large crowd of Broncos fans. -Journal photo... — Updated 9/27/2018

 
 By Al Stover    News

Hansen visits Ritzville Public Library for author reading event

Novelist Layne Hansen visited the Ritzville Public Library on Sept. 22 as a part of the East Adams Library District’s (EALD) local author series. During the event, Hansen read... — Updated 9/27/2018

 

Moses Lake driver injured in two-vehicle collision near Ritzville

A Moses Lake driver was injured in a two-vehicle collision on Interstate 90, milepost 221 outside of Ritzville city limits on Sept. 18. A Washington State Patrol (WSP) report... — Updated 9/27/2018

 
 By Dale Anderson    News

Be true to your school

Do you ever have a problem cheering for your favorite team? As Major League baseball winds down and the Mariners are eliminated from the playoffs, as fans we still want them to win don’t we? I was listening to the game on the rad... — Updated 9/27/2018 Full story

 
 By Al Stover    News

Schafer places in league race, Connell Invitational

The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Broncos cross country team began league competition with a Northeast 1B/2B League meet at the Colfax Golf Course on Sept. 18. Linnea Schafer finished 14th in the 2.95-mile womens’ race with a personal... — Updated 9/27/2018 Full story

 

Bulldog News: LRMS

Lind-Ritzville Middle School (LRMS) started school Aug. 27 welcoming the high school students into the school. LRMS boys had their first football game Sept. 12 at Colbert. LRMS volleyball girls had their first game on Sept. 17 at... — Updated 9/27/2018

 

President Trump signs bill to keep promises to veterans, military, Central Washington

Last week, President Trump signed appropriations legislation approved by Congress, H.R. 5895, the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, to fund some of the highest... — Updated 9/27/2018

 

Boeing’s venture into hypersonic jetliners

Last spring, Boeing revealed its proposed hypersonic passenger airliner, which would fly much higher and faster than the Concorde: the only previous supersonic commercial airplane. For reference, supersonic jets fly over the speed... — Updated 9/27/2018 Full story

 

Legislative Commentary

I like a “win-win” idea as much as anyone, and its all the better when the idea has to do with farming, and the source of the idea is WSU. So I was happy to see the recent write-up in the Spokesman-Review featuring longtime... — Updated 9/27/2018 Full story

 

Teacher salary discussion

This letter is in response to Mr. Wade with hope that it will bring him more than a “basic fundamental understanding” of the new state funding plan. The reference to how teachers can make more by working in other districts is... — Updated 9/27/2018

 

SUPERINTENDENT COMMENTARY: LRHS construction information

To all of our dear Ritzville Citizens, We appreciate the many ways in which you support our schools, and are especially grateful for the exceptional support involving our capitol projects and the high school renovation. While our... — Updated 9/27/2018

 

MUSCLE MAN VOLLEYBALL

MUSCLE MAN volleyball proved entertaining on Wednesday night, when all males from the classes competed in Gilson Gym. Senior Shontz Yaeger reacts to freshman Sage Teal’s block... — Updated 9/27/2018 Full story

 

ASHLYNN NORTON

ASHLYNN NORTON dodges Kelsey Billigmeier during the Powderpuff Football game on Jimmie Snider Field on Sept. 19. The junior class would move on to win the Homecoming week... — Updated 9/27/2018

 

SENIOR WIN

SENIOR WIN. Members of the senior class celebrate after winning the “stuff your face” contest on Sept. 19 as part of the Homecoming week activities. The seniors had to race... — Updated 9/27/2018

 

ASSEMBLY

ASSEMBLY. Hours before the Broncos game against Columbia-Burbank, Lind-Ritzville students and faculty gathered at Gilson Gym for a Homecoming assembly. The event included a skit... — Updated 9/27/2018 Full story

 

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