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Submit an Event Thursday, January 23 Washtucna Community Library, 4-6 p.m., Washtucna School Library Coding Club, 4 p.m., Ritzville Library Access Health: Telehealth in rural communities, 6 p.m., WSU Extension Office Friday,... — Updated 1/21/2021 Full story


Adams County Sheriff's Office Report

January 8 Traffic Offense – East I-90 near milepost 225 Ritzville Deputies contacted a vehicle with an equipment violation and determined the driver had a suspended license. Patricia L. Aswell, 54, of Moses Lake was arrested,... — Updated 1/21/2021


Janice E. Haase

Janice E. Haase, Colfax native and former Asotin resident, passed away January 10, 2021 at the Garfield County Memorial Hospital in Pomeroy. She was 87. Janice was born August 4,... — Updated 1/21/2021

 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


Adams County Sheriff's Office Report

January 1 Medical - 1600 block East Cunningham Road Washtucna Unresponsive subject with a head injury at the location. Deputies arrived and assisted EMS. The subject was transported to East Adams Rural Hospital due to injuries.... — Updated 1/14/2021


Adams County Sheriff's Office Report

December 18 Suspicious 911 – 2100 block West Clyde Lane Othello Dispatch advised of multiple 911 hang-ups near the location with a female asking for help during one call with no address given. Deputies responded and spoke with... — Updated 1/7/2021


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


Adams County Land Transfers

Dec. 18 Fidel and Sonia Montes, Othello, to Ernestina Elias De Flores and Jennifer Flores, Othello – 1015 S. 4th Avenue, Othello. Quit claim deed. $0. Dec. 15 Palos Verdes LLC, Othello, to Adan Garza Jr. and Maria Soledad... — Updated 12/30/2020


Pastors Corner

“Twas the Night Before Christmas” by Clement Clarke Moore romanticized Christmas in ways that have become iconic to our vision of Christmas, complete with visions of sugar... — Updated 12/23/2020

 By The Journal    News

Washtucna fund raiser raffle tickets drawn

WASHTUCNA – Community members donating to the Washtucna Heritage Museum’s fundraising raffle whose tickets were drawn received their prizes last week. Winning a basket of... — Updated 12/23/2020

 By Katie Teachout    News

Students rewarded for food bank donations

WASHTUCNA – Four teachers and Principal Michael Amend endured taking pies to the face by students, after generous donations for the food bank reached over 1,100 pounds. Goals... — Updated 12/23/2020

 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


Adams County Sheriff's Office Report

DECEMBER 4 Traffic Offense - West Spur Lane Road and South Saddle Road Othello During a traffic stop at the location, the driver was found to be suspended in the 3rd degree. 43-year-old Charletta Braziel of Othello was arrested,... — Updated 12/17/2020

 By The Journal    Neighbors

Students gather food

The Washtucna School principal will be getting a pie in the face, Thursday, Dec. 17. after students were able to collect more than 400 pounds of food for the Washtucna Food Bank. As of the end of last week, the students had... — Updated 12/17/2020


Adams County Sheriff's Office Report

NOVEMBER 27 Agency Assist - East I-90 near milepost 199 Ritzville Deputies assisted EMS and the fire district wtih a single vehicle collision. Agency Assist - 200 block West Broadway Avenue Ritzville Deputies responded and... — Updated 12/10/2020



Raffle to be held Saturday WASHTUCNA – The deadline for purchasing raffle tickets from the Washtucna Heritage Museum is 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12. The raffle will be held that afternoon. Call Karin Clinesmith at 509 887 2434 to... — Updated 12/10/2020

 By The Journal    News

County Commissioners vote to approve funding

RITZVILLE – The Adams County board of Commissioners, comprised of Chairman Roger Hartwig, Vice-Chairman Terry Thompson and Commissioner John Marshall unanimously voted to approve an addendum in the services contract with the... — Updated 12/10/2020


From the Files

100 years ago The Ritzville Journal-Times Dec. 9, 1920 “SPURLOS VERSENKT” PRISONERS’ MOTTO Ralph and Everett Streeter, who were arrested last Friday on the charge of having li... — Updated 12/10/2020

 By Brian Hille    Opinion

How the Coronavirus has affected the town of Washtucna

It all started March 17, when I declared a local emergency proclamation for the city of Washtucna due to the coronavirus. The emergency proclamation facilitates potential future... — Updated 12/3/2020


Lots of stuff happening at the library these days

RITZVILLE – New items are available at East Adams Library District, just in time for winter holidays and extra time spent inside. The library is closed to indoor guests, but staff are available to help with ordering items for pic... — Updated 11/25/2020


Adams County Sheriff's Office Report

November 13 Citizen Assist – 100 block Bronson Street Hatton Complainant advised a subject had changed the locks at the location. Suspicious – 2200 block West Barbara Road Othello Unknown female at the location. She advised... — Updated 11/25/2020


Double or nothing? Try 5:1

RALSTON – Community members have until Dec. 31 to take advantage of Innovia Foundation’s generous offer to match scholarship donations five to one. If community members... — Updated 11/20/2020


Adams County Sheriff's Office Report

November 6 Suspicious 911 - 700 block South Lucy Road Othello Suspicious 911 call hang-up at the location. The subject advised deputies the call was from the business line and was an accidental dial. Domestic - 100 block South... — Updated 11/19/2020

 By The Journal    News

Raffle items will raise money for museum

WASHTUCNA – Four items donated to the Washtucna Heritage Museum for their annual fundraiser have been chosen to be raffled off two weeks before Christmas. Items include the... — Updated 11/12/2020

 By Katie Teachout    News

Local man served in Korean War

WASHTUCNA – Roy McKenzie was just 17 years old when he enlisted in the Army in 1948. Growing up in Primeville, Oregon, he joined the Army before finishing high school, and left... — Updated 11/12/2020


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