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Lady Broncos lose league match, prep for Senior Night tilt against Asotin

The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Lady Broncos lost a league game to the Liberty Lancers last week while beating non-league foe Royal City to end a three-match losing streak dating back to Oct. 4. The Lady Broncos traveled to Liberty to take on the Lancers...

 

Don't ever forget

It was announced over the weekend that Washington State University would be hosting ESPN’s Game Day in Pullman on Saturday morning starting at 6:00 a.m. By way of Oregon’s upset victory over the Washington Huskies, Saturday’s game is very...

 

Lead by example to encourage civility

Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “We must learn to live together as brothers, or perish together as fools.” Today in our nation, the notion of civility seems to have taken a back seat. It has been more than a year since the shooting of...

 

Thank you, Ritzville community

StageWest Community Theatre of Cheney would like to thank all the residents of the Ritzville area who attended our performances of “Love Letters” by A J Gurney. Your continued support is so appreciated Thank you Mike Hartman for catering a...

 

Lily Baker

Lily Baker passed away on Sept. 7. Her memorial lunch will be held at Mi Jalisco Mexican Restaurant at 214 West Main Street in Ritzville at 1 p.m. on Oct. 20. Please call 659-0355 for reservations....

 

Good Hope Lutheran Church to host dinner and raffle this weekend

The Good Hope Lutheran Church Oktoberfest German Sausage Dinner will be held this Sunday, Oct. 21. from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lind Senior Center. Items on the menu include german sausage, mashed potatoes, sauerkraut, green beans, corn,...

 

Fall Fest returns this weekend

The Fall Fest at the Ralston Grange Hall will be this coming Sunday, October 21 from 2-3:30 p.m. Kids from all of the surrounding communities, ages 3 to 12, are invited to take part. There will be games with prizes, craft making, a giant candy corn...

 

Broncos football fall to Liberty on Senior Night

The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Broncos fell at home in their final regular season home game, losing 36-15 to the Liberty Lancers to fall to 2-5 overall and 0-3 in league play. The Broncos took a 14-point...

 

KSPS public television to host “The Great American Read” Finale Watch Party

KSPS Public Television, the Spokane PBS affiliate station announced today “Game of Tomes: The Great American Read Finale Watch Party” at 6:30 PM on Tuesday, October 23rd, (a week from today) on the third floor of the downtown branch of the...

 
 By Brandon Cline    News    October 18, 2018

Q&A: Adams County Treasurer candidates Janet Manke and Kayla Meise

The Ritzville Adams County Journal conducted interviews with the two candidates running for the Adams County Treasurer position, Janet Manke and Kayla Meise. Over the next two issues, The Journal...

 
 By Brandon Cline    News    October 18, 2018

Q&A: Adams County Commissioner candidates Mike Garza and Terry Thompson

The Ritzville Adams County Journal conducted interviews with the two candidates running for the Adams County Commissioner District No. 3 position, Miguel A. “Mike” Garza and Terry Thompson. Over...

 

WSU conference brings women in agriculture together to network and learn

On Saturday, October 27, the 2018 Women in Agriculture Conference will offer women in Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Montana and Alaska a unique opportunity to gather in 34 different locations for a one-day event featuring knowledgeable speakers,... Full story

 

Washington State Senate establishes ‘Code of Conduct Workgroup’

The Washington State Senate has begun Phase II of its effort to maintain an appropriate and respectful workplace in the Legislature with the creation of the ‘Senate Code of Conduct Workgroup.’ The workgroup includes representatives from the...

 

Immigrants in Washington: A profile for the midterm election

Just weeks ahead of the midterm elections in Washington, immigration policy has emerged as a top issue for voters. While the political rhetoric on immigration may overlook important nuances about the complexity of this issue, it remains critical for...

 

Report: Over 80,000 Washingtonians now work in clean energy industry

Nearly 83,000 Washington state residents now work in clean energy, putting the state in the Top 10 in the country for renewable energy employment and making it one of the biggest in the country for energy efficiency jobs. According to a new report...

 
 By Brandon Cline    News    October 18, 2018

Local company honored with statewide manufacturing award

The McGregor Company was honored as the Manufacturer of the Year in the state of Washington by the Association of Washington Business (AWB) during a presentation at the company’s Ritzville location...

 

RITZVILLE FIRE SAFETY WEEK

RITZVILLE FIRE SAFETY WEEK was a hit for students at the Ritzville Grade School. Students, like Keyleigh Scoles (above), were shown the ropes--er, hose--by the Ritzville Fire Department. The... Full story

 

Legislative Commentary

Dear Friends, Last week I mentioned the visit WSU President Kirk Schulz made to Ritzville in late September without noting that it was not his introduction to my hometown. Within months of arriving in Pullman in 2016, President Schulz came up to...

 

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