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  • Locals make SCC Honor Roll

    Updated Feb 4, 2021

    SPOKANE — Students named to the honor roll at Spokane Community College include Samantha DeBois, Vaness Grimm, Claire Kessler of Ritzville; and Ronni Vowels of Othello. These students all had a grade point average of 3.0 or higher during fall quarter 2020....

  • Open burning allowed

    The Journal|Updated Oct 27, 2020

    ADMAS COUNTY – Open burning is allowed beginning Friday, Oct 23, for Ritzville Adams County Fire District No. 1, City of Ritzville, Lind Adams County Fire District No. 2 and Washtucna Adams County Fire District No. 7. It will remain open until next summer’s closure. Adams County Fire District No. 1 Chief Scott Kembel said people need to call the sheriff’s office at 509 659 1122 before they begin burning. Kembel said piles of yard waste measuring 4’ x 4’ x 3’ can be burned, but must be attended at all times, and put out at...

  • Items collected for fire victims

    Updated Sep 17, 2020

    RITZVILLE – A collection of non-perishable items is being taken up for neighbors affected by the wildfires. Diane Kennedy, owner of The Caddy Shack restaurant at the Ritzville Golf Course, said she will have a truck parked in front of the restaurant the week of September 21-26. Kennedy said she would collect household items and personal items — “anything people can spare,” to help those in need due to the devastating wildfires of the past week. The Caddy Shack is located at 104 E. 10th Avenue....