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People in these 19 industries donated the most money to Donald Trump

As the Trump campaign actively courts deep-pocketed donors, it's worth looking at which groups and industries have donated most heavily to him during the current election cycle.... — Updated 2/29/2024

 
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How a national shortage of truck parking impacts more than just truckers

In 2023, a Greyhound bus exiting an Illinois highway collided with three semi-trucks parked along an exit ramp, killing three bus passengers. That same year, a woman in Modesto, Cal... — Updated 2/29/2024

 
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How many high school and college students are using AI tools?

Since the public launch of Open AI's ChatGPT in November 2022, artificial intelligence tools have become widely used by the general public. But one group was particularly quick to... — Updated 2/29/2024

 
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Lind man arrested in crossbow attack

LIND — A stolen vehicle and a crossbow led to the arrests of two women and a man Thursday, Feb. 22. David Scott Douglas, 54, and Ashley Lovonne Hendrickson, 36, both of Lind; and Sabrina Marie Myers, 46, of Washtucna, were all... — Updated 2/27/2024

 
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Maycumber in race for 5th District

REPUBLIC - A second Republic resident has announced their candidacy for the 5th Congressional District seat being vacated by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers. Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber,... — Updated 2/27/2024

 
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Counties discuss electing coroner

DAVENPORT —County Commissioners in Lincoln and Adams Counties are opposed to their counties holding an elected coroner position. Commissioners from the neighboring counties met here Monday, Feb. 26 to discuss House Bill 1326.... — Updated 2/27/2024

 
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Pesticide ban proposed

OLYMPIA — A proposal in the Legislature calls for neonicotinoid pesticides — known for their harmful effects on the nervous systems of insects — to be banned for household use. Sen. Marko Liias, D-Edmonds, sponsored the... — Updated 2/27/2024

 
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County broadband moving closer

RITZVILLE – Adams County Public Works Director Todd O’Brien updated county commissioners on the construction of a broadband network slated to serve Lind, Othello and Ritzville during their Feb. 20 meeting. “From my... — Updated 2/27/2024

 
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Jail Log RITZVILLE — The Adams County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office reported the following individuals in-custody from Feb. 19-26: Feb. 26 Jose Lopez-Cardonda, 28, fourth-degree assault-domestic violence, felony harassment,... — Updated 2/27/2024

 
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Three dead in Othello crash

OTHELLO — Three Warden residents were killed in a crash Thursday, Feb. 15, on state Highway 17 a mile east of the city. Manuela Franco Huerta, 44, Daniel Gama Perez, 14, and Brini Moran Flores, 44, all died of injuries they... — Updated 2/20/2024

 

Dansel announces congressional candidacy

REPUBLIC - A former state Senator and lifelong Eastern Washington resident is the first to announce his candidacy for the 5th Congressional District seat. Brian Dansel, 40,... — Updated 2/20/2024

 

Unofficial results reported

RITZVILLE — Voter turnout in the special election Feb. 13 hit the 37.5% mark, with few ballots likely to still be in the mail. According to Adams County Elections Department officials, 933 ballots have been returned, so far, out... — Updated 2/20/2024

 
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Consultants assess Adams County jail

RITZVILLE – At the request of the Adams County Sheriff's Office, two consultants affiliated with the National Institute of Corrections spent three days last month touring the... — Updated 2/20/2024

 

Deputies graduate

The Adams County Sheriff's Office's newest deputies, Oscar Munoz and Orlando Gonzalez, graduated from the Pasco law enforcement academy last week. The two are now ready for duty.... — Updated 2/20/2024

 

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Sheriff’s Log RITZVILLE – The Adams County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls for service from Feb. 4-10. Feb. 4 12:39 p.m. – repossession of an object on the 100 block of East Phillips Road, Lind. 1:26 p.m.... — Updated 2/20/2024

 

FROM THE FILES

125 Years Ago Adams County News February 22, 1899 NEW JUSTICE – Ritzville precinct No. 2 has a bran-splinter new Justice of the Peace, Mr. W. S. Eastman, having been appointed by... — Updated 2/20/2024

 

Inmate horse-training bill passes House

OLYMPIA — A bill requiring the state Department of Corrections to study the feasibility of creating a wild horse inmate training program passed the state House, 95-2, last Tuesday. House Bill 2210 would direct Corrections to... — Updated 2/20/2024

 
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County workforce shrinks

RITZVILLE – Adams County’s labor force is getting smaller, but fewer people are unemployed. State Regional Labor Economist Donald Meseck recently released a report analyzing the changes in the Adams County labor market between... — Updated 2/13/2024

 
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Council considers development priorities

RITZVILLE – The City Council pondered downtown development priorities, traffic impact fees, First Avenue road improvements and the Well 8 pump station during its Feb. 6 meeting. During the public comment portion of the meeting,... — Updated 2/13/2024

 

Video leads deputies to suspect

OTHELLO — A local man was in the Frankly County Jail on Monday, Feb. 12, after attempting to elude law enforcement officers in a side-by-side off-road vehicle. Tyler R. Fegert, 23, of Othello, is facing charges of eluding,... — Updated 2/13/2024

 

Mesa man injured in highway crash

OTHELLO A – Mesa man was injured in an early morning crash Thursday, Feb. 8, on state Highway 24. Justin K. Jepson, 48, was injured and transported to a Richland hospital at about 2:48 a.m., the Washington State Patrol reported.... — Updated 2/13/2024

 

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Jail Log RITZVILLE — The Adams County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office reported the following individuals in custody from Feb. 6-12: Feb. 12 Roberto Ordonez-Martin, 45, fourth-degree assault-domestic violence. Booked into the... — Updated 2/13/2024

 

FROM THE FILES

125 Years Ago Adams County News February 15, 1899 Police court – Two men giving their names as James Carroll and Chas. Follard were each fined $50 and trimmings and sentenced to... — Updated 2/13/2024

 

Schoesler liquor bill moves to House

OLYMPIA – By a 47-2 vote, the Senate passed a bill Feb. 6 that would speed up the process for restaurants, bars and taverns seeking liquor licenses. Under Senate Bill 5291, applications for liquor licenses or license renewals... — Updated 2/13/2024

 
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FROM THE FILES

125 Years Ago Adams County News March 1, 1899 Local and Personal Clarence Hays, clerk in the Hotel Ritzville, had the misfortune to lose the index finger of his left hand Monday...

 

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