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 By Brandon Cline    News    June 20, 2019 

Biosolids, soil health key topics at 103rd annual Lind Field Day

The 103rd edition of Washington State University's Lind Field Day took place at the Lind Dryland Research Station on June 13, as WSU and United States Department of Agriculture researchers shared...

 
 By Steve Salins    News    June 20, 2019 

14th Lind Coaster Car Derby draws big crowd

Sunshine came early over the hills of Lind on Sunday, June 9. All was quiet after the Combine Derby the previous day, so the morning held no indication of the Coaster Cars Derby set for later in the...

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News    June 20, 2019 

Ritzville man charged with rape

The Adams County Prosecutor's office has charged a Ritzville man with rape. According to a written statement from Ritzville Police Chief Dave McCormick, Michael A. Kuest, 27, was arrested on June 3 at approximately 7:05 p.m. Police say Kuest is liste...

 
 News    June 20, 2019 

Brief: Hatton currently without water, according to mayor

The Town of Hatton is currently without water, according to an update provided by interim mayor Brittany Baldwin. The pump for Hatton’s well was rendered inoperable earlier this week, and the town’s secondary well isn’t currently functioning....

 
 News    June 20, 2019 

Brief: Zion Philadelphia to host caregiver support group

Zion Philadelphia UCC will be hosting a caregiver support group on the fourth Friday of every month, beginning this month. The support group is sponsored by Aging & Adult Care of Central Washington, and goes from 9:30-11 a.m. No sign-up or...

 
 News    June 20, 2019 

Brief: SNYP vouchers now available

Spay Neuter Your Pet (SNYP) now has vouchers available. To access the vouchers, go to Facebook, search @snyp99169, go to the SNYP Facebook page and send them a message. They will get back to you to set up your voucher. Funds for SNYP are...

 
 By Steve Salins    News    June 20, 2019 

Lind awarded $55,000 grant to develop traffic plan

The Lind Town Council met for a regular meeting on June 11, as the Town was awarded a grant to put together a traffic plan and discussed potential concerns over a proposed festival. Steve Nelson, an engineer from Century West Engineering, joined the...

 
 By Brandon Cline    News    June 13, 2019

Hannas, Young named Derby co-champs

When the dust finally settled in the Lind Lions Club Arena on Saturday night, two drivers emerged victorious and shared the title as the winner of the 32nd Annual Lind Combine Demolition Derby. Caleb...

 

Eighth graders celebrate promotion to LRHS

Lind-Ritzville Middle School eighth graders were honored at the annual promotion ceremony on June 4 in Lind. Promoted students who attended the ceremony were (back row, from left) Jessica Besel,...

 
 By Brandon Cline    News    June 13, 2019

Sculpture of American flag constructed near fairgrounds

If you've driven out to the Wheat Land Communities' Fairgrounds any time in the past couple of weeks, you undoubtedly noticed the newest addition to the Ritzville community art scene: an enormous...

 
 By Steve Salins    News    June 13, 2019

Gigamedics owner aims to serve Ritzville community

There's a new sign in town: "Gigamedics," which marks the new location of Ritzville Computers after they moved a couple of blocks south on Main Street from the corner of Division Street and Main...

 
 By Brandon Cline    News    June 13, 2019

Infrastructure the focus at Ritzville City Council meeting

A fairly brief Ritzville City Council meeting on June 11 turned attention away from the ongoing process for the proposed memory care center and nuisance ordinance ‘show cause’ hearings, and toward infrastructure developments and potential future...

 

Brief: Open burning season now closed

Open burning within Adams County and the city limits of Ritzville closed at dusk on June 10, according to municipal and Adams County officials. No open fires for the burning of vegetation or other matter are permitted in town or in rural areas...

 

Brief: Yard sale set for Saturday in Washtucna at Snyder Park

The Washtucna Heritage Museum and Washtucna School Band will be holding a yard sale in Snyder Park on Saturday, June 15. Prices at the yard sale are set by donation, and the yard sale will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call the...

 

Brief: Pancake breakfast set for tomorrow at H.E. Gritman Senior Center

The H.E. Gritman Senior Center will be holding its monthly pancake breakfast tomorrow, June 14, from 7:30-10:30 a.m. Anyone from the community is welcome to attend the breakfast, membership to the Senior Center is not required....

 
 By Brandon Cline    News    June 6, 2019

LRHS grads earn over $250,000 in scholarships

Thirty-five young adults celebrated one of the biggest milestones of their life last weekend at the Gilson Gymnasium, as they graduated and received their diploma from Lind-Ritzville High School in...

 

Lind Combine Derby set for this weekend

The Town of Lind is once again anticipating thousands of visitors to flood into their town this weekend for the 32nd Annual Lind Derby Extravaganza Weekend. The annual event kicks off entertainment...

 
 By Steve Salins    News    June 6, 2019

Washtucna grad nets over $150,000 in scholarships

Savannah Evelyn Perez, valedictorian of the 2019 graduating class from Washtucna High School, commented that the graduation ceremony was the smallest any audience members will ever attend. And so it...

 
 By Brandon Cline    News    June 6, 2019

School boards adopt new policies, new course offerings coming

The Lind and Ritzville school boards met for their monthly meeting on May 28, as the boards adopted three new policies, approved several significant personnel changes, and district principals highlighted new course offerings for the 2019-2020 school...

 

Brief: Ritzville Public Library looking for artists

The Ritzville Public Library is looking for artists that would be interested in displaying their works at the library. Kylie Fulmer, Director of the East Adams Library District, said that the library has both wall space and the tops of the...

 

Brief: Ritzville pool to open next week

The Ritzville Water Park will open on Monday, June 10. Hours will be from 12-8 p.m. daily. Swim lesson schedules and sign ups are available at the pool office during open hours. Discounted family passes are available for purchase on Thursday, June 6...

 

Brief: Steak Night returns to Pastime

The Pastime Bar & Grill has brought back a favorite from over the years. Steak Night has returned, and will be held every Thursday night at the bar....

 
 By Steve Salins    News    June 6, 2019

Gormans open Memories Deli and Hidden Treasures in downtown Ritzville

Ritzville has gained what every small town needs: a deli where sandwiches make your mouth water. Scott and Lori Gorman have opened Memories Deli and Hidden Treasures. The hidden treasures-type places...

 

Adams and Lincoln County well-represented at statewide FFA level following elections

The Washington FFA Association elected new state officers during the final session of the state convention in Pullman on May 11, and Adams and Lincoln County are well-represented by the new officers,...

 

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