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Girls compete in Distinguished Young Women pageant

PULLMAN - Ten high school seniors are competing to represent the state of Washington in the 2021 America's Distinguished Young Women Program. Participants include Ruth Bresee of... — Updated 8/6/2020

 

Briefs

Claassen on Dean’s List Lauren Ashley Claassen of LaCrosse was named to the Dean’s Academic Honor List at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, for the spring 2020 semester. Claassen is enrolled in the School of Education at... — Updated 8/6/2020

 

Colfax's Kari Largent named 2020 Washington State Distinguished Young Woman

Kari Largent, born and raised in Colfax, a farm girl from 17 miles south of town, was named Distinguished Young Woman of Washington Saturday, Aug. 1. Largent, daughter of Gary and... — Updated 8/6/2020

 

Keepin cool COVID style

Ritzville youth Kaylee Crittenden, 10, and Leland Bowman, 10, keep cool Sunday afternoon, July 26, by filling cups of water in the fountain next to the Railroad Depot, and... — Updated 7/30/2020

 

Local receives agricultural degree

WALLA WALLA – Levi Allen was one of six students in the first class to graduate with a bachelor of applied science in agricultural systems, June 11. This is the first class to... — Updated 7/30/2020

 

Rollin', rollin', rollin'

RITZVILLE – Lind-Ritzville alum, from left, Robert Valdovinos, Dirk Dahlman and Shontz Yeager roll in style in 2006 Honda Acuras. Valdovinos, class of 2016, said he bought his... — Updated 7/30/2020

 

Firefighters save home on windy day

LIND – A house and shop were spared Tuesday, July 22, when Adams County Fire Protection District No. 2 firefighters and other volunteers worked together to put out a fire during... — Updated 7/30/2020

 

Local girl climbs the ranks

SPOKANE – Wheatland Bank has promoted Ritzville native Dione Jantz to Senior Vice President/Loan Operations Manager Jantz has been with Wheatland Bank for nearly 25 years,... — Updated 7/14/2020

 

Waterline projects moving forward

LIND – The city opened bids for the Community Development Block Grant waterline project July 2, and is expected to announce the winning bid at their July 14 city council meeting.... — Updated 7/14/2020

 

Lacrosse valedictorian on the farm

KAHLOTUS – T.J. Harder is excited to be carrying on the farming and ranching tradition started by his family generations ago. After graduating as the LaCrosse Class of 2020... — Updated 7/14/2020

 

H.E. Gritman Senior Center meals

RITZVILLE — The H.E. Gritman Senior Center is serving noon meals in the dining room or through take out and delivery. This week’s menu is: Wednesday, July 8: Tomato Basil Chicken, pasta and veggies. Thursday, July 9: Saucy... — Updated 7/10/2020

 

Lind Senior Center meals

LIND — The Senior Center is currently serving take out and delivered meals (within city limits) only. This week’s menu is: Wednesday, July 8: Biscuits and gravy, hash brown casserole, baked omelet, fruit and juice. Thursday,... — Updated 7/10/2020

 

LaCrosse graduates recognized

LaCROSSE - Five local graduates have earned a number of scholarships to attend college. This year's graduates are: Matea Birdedean Enzweiler - Walla Walla Community College... — Updated 7/1/2020

 

Wampum available to support fair

RITZVILLE — A modified Wampum, which supports the Wheat Land Communities Fair, will be from 4-6 p.m. Sunday, July 12. Fair organizers have also partnered with Rollin’ Coal BBQ to serve a take-out meal, and are taking preorders... — Updated 7/1/2020

 

Washtucna girl named to Dean's List

Britte Harder of Washtucna was named to the Gonzaga University Dean’s List for spring semester 2020. Students must earn a 3.5 to 3.84 grade-point average to be listed.... — Updated 7/1/2020

 

Dinkins graduates with masters from Whitworth

SPOKANE — Sarah Dinkins of Ritzville graduated with a master of education in educational administration from Whitworth University. Dinkins was awarded her degree June 24.... — Updated 7/1/2020

 

Lind Senior Center meals for July 1-8

LIND – The Senior Center will be serving the following meals for take-out or delivery in Lind only. According to Evelyn Braden, the senior center won’t be able to offer eating in the dining room until Adams County is in Phase... — Updated 7/1/2020

 

Senior Menus for June 25-July 3

This coming week, the Gritman Senior Center will be serving the following noon meals: June 25: beef stroganoff and green salad June 29: beef and cabbage casserole and green salad June 30: fried chicken, fried potatoes and veggies... — Updated 7/1/2020

 

Lind-Ritzville school checkout, COVID-style

RITZVILLE – School staff manned check-out stations for high school students to turn in Chromebooks and other materials, and pick up their belongings, last week. Friday, June 19,... — Updated 7/1/2020

 

New neighbors volunteer yardwork

RITZVILLE — Jessica Quinn and Kylo Lewis have volunteered countless hours weeding a yard in town, where a house sits vacant. "We live right around the corner, and we're just... — Updated 7/1/2020

 

Sprague-Lamont grads receive scholarships

SPRAGUE - The Sprague-Lamont valedictorian and salutatorian have received a bounty of scholarships. Valedictorian Alexis Walters Gilchrist said she was very excited over financial... — Updated 7/1/2020

 

Saint John crowned Distinguished Young Woman

RITZVILLE – Grace Saint John was named as the area's Distinguished Young Woman during a program Friday. She will be headed to the state competition. Serena Block was the first... — Updated 7/1/2020

 

Cobbs loan books

RITZVILLE - A curbside library has been receiving welcome attention after Jim and Beverly Cobb set it up outside their home last month. Beverly Cobb said her husband built one for... — Updated 6/18/2020

 

Senior center open for in-house dining

RITZVILLE - The Gritman Senior Center resumed serving meals in the dining room Wednesday, June 10. Cook Sandi Miller served heaping plates of spaghetti and garlic bread with Ceaser... — Updated 6/18/2020

 

Lind man earns degree

ATLANTA — Jared Jacobsen of Lind earned a aster of science in computer science from Georgia Institute of Technology on May 28. Jacobsen was among approximately 4,050 undergraduate and graduate students who earned degrees during... — Updated 6/11/2020

 

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