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Blanket drive for the homeless ends Nov. 1

Last year over 2,000 people did not have shelter during the winter in Spokane including children. Many of them were turned out of shelters due to lack of space. To help a group is collecting new and gently used sleeping bags, heavy blankets, pillows... Full story


Producer information sessions for Farm Bill programs

Area Farmers and Ranchers who are interested in learning about two of the Farm Service Agency’s new programs will have opportunities to do so in their local areas soon. In Ritzville the meeting is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 3, from 8:30 to 11 a.m....


Halloween activities slated

During Halloween this year, several organizations offer different support for trick-or-treaters during the days activities. The Ritzville Grade School will hold its annual Fall Festival on Friday. It begins at 12:50 p.m. to 1:50 p.m. for Pre-K...


Soup Supper Tuesday, Nov. 4

The Lind Community Church will be holding a Soup Supper and Silent Auction at the church located at 114 E 5th in Lind. It will be held election night, Nov. 4, and serving from 5 to 7 p.m. The menu will consist of four varieties of soup, coleslaw,...


Lind-Ritzville FFA teams head to nationals

The Lind-Ritzville FFA Chapter had three teams qualify to compete at the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Kentucky, this year. After finishing first in state in their respective contests, the students are currently in Kentucky preparing and...


Veterans Day assemblies

The Lind-Ritzville High School and Middle School will be hosting assemblies on Thursday, Nov. 6, in honor of Veterans Day. The middle school assembly begins at 10 a.m., in the middle school gymnasium. The high school assembly will begin at 2 p.m. in... Full story


Ralston Grange hosting a Veterans Appreciation Night

The Ralston Grange will be hosting a “Veterans Appreciation Night” at their hall in Ralston on Wednesday, Nov. 12, for veterans along with their families and friends and community members. The evening will begin with a potluck dinner at 6 p.m.,... Full story


DYW, Wonderland float garners parade awards

The Ritzville Wonderland Float and the Distinguished Young Women of Ritzville have been traveling this summer representing our community at various area parades. The first parade we attended was the largest parade of the season, the Spokane Lilac...


LaCrosse resident awarded for service

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Weather Service’s National Weather Service recognized Nancy Taylor of LaCrosse for over 40 years of service in the Cooperative Weather Observer Program with the agency’s Thomas Jefferson award. John...


Lind residents discuss stormwater solutions

Maintenance of existing and any new stormwater infrastructure was the number one priority for Stantec engineer Alan Gay and grant writer Meredith Noble during the second planning meeting of the Lind Stormwater Project. Gay presented community...



TRAIN SIGNAL. During the dedication ceremony of the semaphore on Oct. 18, the signal was moved into the three positions to demonstrate how it was used for train traffic....



CURATOR L.R. Keith thanked countless donors, volunteers...



ZOO ANIMALS. Mae McRae proved to be the cutest lion at the Benge Halloween Carnival. The McRae family dressed up as zoo animals for the event. -Journal photo by Katelin Davidson...



BENGE HALLOWEEN. The Benge Elementary School hosted the annual Halloween carnival on Friday, Oct. 24. Above, teacher Janet Morgan paints a hand design for Sienna Roberts. -Journal photo by Katelin...


4-H Achievement Day honors members, leaders

Members and leaders of area 4-H groups gathered at the Washtucna Lions Den to recognize the achievements of their members and leaders during the year on Saturday, Oct. 11. The gathering began with...


Lending a helping hand: Thrift store in Washtucna assists those in need

Carol Tesch will be the first one to tell you life is not always easy, having known firsthand the difficulties and struggles that can occur. But instead of letting negativity into her life, Tesch has...


Gridiron Girl

DASHING DIVA. During the Kindergarten and first grade games, Zoey Galbreath dodges a Wilbur-Creston defender on her way to the end zone during the annual flag football tournament in Ritzville.... Full story


College and Career Week

There is no time like the present. While it is important to live in the moment and seize each day as it happens, it is equally important to plan ahead and think about the future. Without a guideline, goals, or even a guess of what you will be doing... Full story

 By Dale Anderson    News    October 30, 2014

A View from the Locker Room

It’s been nearly two weeks ago when word came out of Seattle that the Seahawks had traded Percy Harvin to the New York Jets. I’m sure that you were just as surprised as I was. We had seen some really great plays made by Harvin in his limited acti... Full story


Local yarn group launches Blankets for Barracks Troops project

A local yarn group has taken on a project to support troops who are returning to Fort Hood, Texas, after a deployment. The project is Blankets for Barracks Troops and is being spearheaded by Megan Palmer, the Family Readiness Group (FRG) leader.... Full story


Delta, Alaska Competition Has an Interesting Twist for Boeing

While the merger of United Airlines and Continental left a gaping hole at the ticket counter at SeaTac International Airport, frequent fliers are noticing an expansion of Delta and Alaska check-in stations these days. That expansion could mean a grea... Full story


Health care vital for local communities

As a former Ritzville resident and fourth generation farmland owner, I wish to share my personal observations gleaned from annual return visits and from the many articles and commentary in the Journal. Having a B.S. degree in nursing along with... Full story



From the news in recent months we have all become aware of the horrific atrocities that are being committed in Iraq by the Islamic terrorist organization known at the Islamic State. It’s difficult for a normal person to even comprehend the crimes...



TEAMWORK. Quarterback Lance Williamson fakes a hand-off to Calvin Miller, before giving the ball to Deacon Haase during an afternoon game. -Journal photo by Katelin Davidson...



LWK COURT. The LaCrosse-Washtucna/Kahlotus Tigercats Homecoming Court were honored Oct. 17. The court members are Logan Miller, Stephanie Kelly, Clayton Hartwell, Kristen Miller, Douglas McKeen, Gail...


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