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 By Drew Lawsen    Sports 

Broncos sweep Gorillas

DAVENPORT — The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Broncos came to town and used strong serve attacks and solid defense to sweep Davenport (0-1) in three sets, 25-13, 25-20, 25-10. It was... — Updated 2/25/2021

 By Drew Lawson    Sports 

'Mudbowl Jamboree'

REARDAN— Football was back in muddy, jamboree form Monday, Feb. 22, as the Reardan Indians hosted the Davenport Gorillas and Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Broncos for varsity and junior... — Updated 2/25/2021


Gerald "Tony" Dennis Lutes 1948 -2021

Gerald "Tony" Dennis Lutes passed away Feb. 18th, 2021 at his home in Sprague, Wash. His years-long battle with multiple myeloma, diabetes, and many other health ailments ended... — Updated 2/25/2021


From the Files

100 years ago The Ritzville Journal-Times Feb. 24, 1921 BIG PARTY AT WELLER HOME A big party was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Will Weller near Ralston last Friday night. There... — Updated 2/25/2021

 By Garth Meyer    Sports

Colfax wins opening game over Lind-Ritzville-Sprague

COLFAX - Coming off a sweep of Davenport in the season-opener, the Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Broncos (1-1) dropped three in a row to the host Bulldogs on Tuesday night, Feb. 23. Colfax... — Updated 2/24/2021

 By Drew Lawson    Sports

Davenport offense, Reardan's Nelson stand out at jamboree

REARDAN—Football was back in jamboree form Monday, Feb. 22, as the Reardan Indians hosted the Davenport Gorillas and Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Broncos for varsity and junior varsity jamboree-style scrimmages. Each varsity offense... — Updated 2/24/2021

 By Roger Harnack    Sports

Mudbowl Jamboree

REARDAN - The Lind-Ritzville-Sprague Broncos took to the gridiron Monday night, Feb. 22, at the 'Mudbowl Jamboree.' The Broncos faced off against Northeast 2B conference rivals the... — Updated 2/24/2021

 By Drew Lawson    Sports

Broncos sweep Gorillas in first match of the season

DAVENPORT — The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Broncos came to town and used strong serve attacks and solid defense to sweep Davenport (0-1) in three sets, 25-13, 25-20, 25-10. It was... — Updated 2/22/2021

 By Katie Teachout    News

Sprague school levy passing

SPRAGUE – The Sprague School District levy was passing solidly as this paper goes to press Monday, Feb. 15. The levy has 155 "yes" votes and 61 "no" votes for a total of 216 votes. The "yes" votes make up 71.76% of the votes,... — Updated 2/16/2021


Adams County Sheriff's Report • Land Transactions • Building Permits

January 29 DUI - South Taylor Road Othello Juan Pineda, 30, of Othello was arrested and later booked into jail for physical control of a motor vehicle while impaired following a call about a vehicle stopped on canal access roadway.... — Updated 2/11/2021


Willard Carsten Hennings January 24, 1929 – February 1, 2021)

Willard Carsten Hennings, 92, passed away peacefully at his home in Marengo, WA on February 1, 2021. He was born at his family’s farm, the Norris place, on January 24th, 1929 to... — Updated 2/11/2021

 By Roger Harnack    News

Sprague school levy garners overwhelming support

SPRAGUE — Unofficial special election results tallied Tuesday night, Feb. 9, show the School District levy passing with overwhelming support. According to the Lincoln County Auditor's Office, the initial tallied showed with 145 v... — Updated 2/10/2021

 By Katie Teachout    News

Voters to decide on levy

SPRAGUE – Voters will be deciding whether or not to approve a two-year educational and operational levy for the Sprague School District. Ballots were mailed out Jan. 20, and must... — Updated 2/4/2021

 By Katie Teachout    News

Lutes selected as Citizen of the Year

SPRAGUE – Loi Lutes was selected from nearly a dozen nominees as the Sprague Citizen of the Year at the Chamber of Commerce Jan. 21 meeting. Chamber vice president Tim Wilken... — Updated 1/26/2021

 By Katie Teachout    News

Sprague Chamber installs officers

SPRAGUE – The Chamber of Commerce installed officers and board members at their Jan. 21 meeting, with Pastor Bob Bridge of the Community Church administering the oath of office. T... — Updated 1/26/2021

 By The Journal    News


County planning Broadband Action Team OTHELLO – An informational meeting will be held Thursday, January 28, at 2 p.m. to discuss forming an Adams County Broadband Action Team (BAT). “Economic development, public safety... — Updated 1/26/2021

 By The Journal    News


Adams County joins Voluntary Stewardship Program RITZVILLE – Adams County, along with 27 other counties, has enrolled in the Voluntary Stewardship Program (VSP) to protect fragile and/or hazardous natural resources – referred... — Updated 1/21/2021


2020 Year End Review

January Ritzville woman killed in wrong-way crash By Brandon Cline Two people were killed and five more injured in a wrong-way crash about eight miles south of Lind on State Route... — Updated 1/7/2021

 By Drew Lawson    News

71 Eastern Washington school leaders sign letter asking for return of extra-curricular activities

REARDAN--71 school superintendents, principals and athletic directors across Eastern Washington, including 20 from Lincoln County, have signed onto a letter to Gov. Jay Inslee, the... — Updated 12/22/2020

 By John Eagleson    Opinion

Sprague affected by the coronavirus

The facts are COVID-19 has cost the city in lost tourism dollars as many events were cancelled. Sprague Days, Little League and other softball tournaments, plus several events at... — Updated 12/10/2020

 By Dale Anderson    Sports


There is an old saying that news travels fast. But it seems that bad news travels even faster with no brakes. Today’s subject is, of course, the wedding. We first heard about it... — Updated 11/25/2020


Civilians make concessions to the war

RITZVILLE – Joanna McCrady, who shared the story of her cousin Adolph Gram’s invaluable service to General Dwight D. Eisenhower at the end of World War II, recalled details of... — Updated 11/12/2020


Adams County Sheriff's Office Report

OCTOBER 30 Citizen Dispute - 2000 block East Highway 26 Washtucna Investigation is ongoing into the complain of a neighboring land owner illegally dumping and moving his fence line onto complainant’s property. Suspicious - 200... — Updated 11/12/2020

 By Roger Harnack    News

Snow expected to fall overnight

RITZVILLE - The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook in advance of expected snowfall overnight. The outlook was issued at 3:06 p.m. today, Monday, Nov.... — Updated 11/10/2020

 By Katie Teachout    News

Frequent electrical outages persist

ADAMS COUNTY – Area electrical customers have been experiencing short but frequent power outages for the past couple of weeks. Towns affected include Ritzville, Washtucna, Lind, Sprague, Reardan and Davenport. Avista spokesman Da... — Updated 11/5/2020


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