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 By Brandon Cline    News

Cook holds big lead in Ritzville mayoral race

Ritzville Mayor Gary Cook is on his way to being re-elected to a second term as Ritzville’s mayor on Tuesday night, currently receiving 77.78% of the vote against challenger David Ahrens. The race was the only contested matchup... — Updated 11/6/2019

 
 By Staff report    News

Cold nights on the foreseeable horizon this week in Eastern Washington

RITZVILLE -- Get ready for another cold night. Most of Eastern Washington north of Connell is expected to have another night of "unseasonably cold temperatures," the National... — Updated 10/30/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

LRHS students participate in state mock election

Students taking social studies at Lind-Ritzville High School are taking part in the statewide student mock elections. Social studies instructor Bryce Court has included the election and several lessons provided by the state in his... — Updated 10/24/2019

 
 By Staff report    News

2019 Wheat Land Communities' Fair results

Beef Classes In the beef classes, there were 12 4-H market steers, four FFA entries and seven open entry calves. Alyssa Williams received grand champion for 4-H market beef, and Taylor Galbreath earned grand champion for FFA. Reser... — Updated 10/24/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Schools and law enforcement hold safety training in Lind and Ritzville

As active shooter situations continue to make national headlines, schools across the country are trying to prepare for such scenarios. In eastern Adams County, both the school... — Updated 10/24/2019

 
 By Brandon Cline    News

Previewing this year's statewide ballot measures

There are several statewide measures that Washington voters will decide the fate of in next month's general election, as well as a plethora of non-binding advisory votes. For Adams... — Updated 10/24/2019

 

Brief: Adams County Wheat Growers meeting scheduled for next Thursday morning

The Adams County Wheat Growers will hold a meeting on Thursday, October 31, beginning at 8 a.m. at The Ritz Roadhouse. Industry updates will be provided and grower feedback is requested. Breakfast will be provided. For questions,... — Updated 10/24/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Lind council discusses utility rates as budget prep begins

Lind Mayor Paula Bell has started preparations for preparing the town’s 2020 budget by having the town council discuss how to handle utility rates at a special meeting on Oct. 15. Currently, Lind residents pay $151 a month for... — Updated 10/24/2019

 
 By Brandon Cline    News

Election 2019: Ritzville's mayoral race

The Ritzville mayoral race is the only contested local race on the ballot in eastern Adams County in this year's general election, as incumbent Mayor Gary Cook seeks a second term... — Updated 10/24/2019

 
 By Brandon Cline    News

Election 2019: Ritzville's mayoral race

The Ritzville mayoral race is the only contested local race on the ballot in eastern Adams County in this year's general election, as incumbent Mayor Gary Cook seeks a second term... — Updated 10/24/2019

 
 By Staff report    News

Adams County resident killed in one-vehicle crash

An Adams County resident was killed in a fatal crash last night, according to a press memo from the Washington State Patrol. Hugo A. Arvizuchervenell, 21, of Othello was driving southbound on State Route 17 near milepost 26 when... — Updated 10/23/2019

 
 By Staff report    News

Hazardous Weather Outlook issued by National Weather Service

The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for southern areas of Spokane County. Moderate rainfall tonight is expected to cause small streams and rivers to rise in southern areas of the county, around... — Updated 10/21/2019

 
 By Staff report    News

Newhouse raises over $130,000 in third quarter, yet to have a challenger in 2020

Rep. Dan Newhouse, who represents Ritzville and Washington’s Fourth Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives, reported raising over $130,000 in the previous three months for his 2020 re-election campaign. To da... — Updated 10/18/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Teacher Profile Series: LRHS principal Kevin Terris

Kevin Terris has just started his second year as principal of Lind-Ritzville High School, but he has been in education for longer than that. Much longer. "This is my 24th year in pu... — Updated 10/17/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Teacher Profile Series: LRHS family and consumer science teacher Donna Koch

Ask Lind-Ritzville High School family and consumer science teacher Donna Koch to describe her job and she will respond with one sentence. "It's all about preparing kids for life," K... — Updated 10/17/2019

 
 By Staff report    News

Water pressure to be affected during testing of Ritzville water system

The Ritzville City Public Works Department will be doing testing on the city's water system in the next few weeks, the city announced in a news release on Oct. 14. During this... — Updated 10/17/2019

 
 By Staff report    News

Adams County Sheriff's Office Reports: Oct. 17, 2019

Oct. 6 — A complainant advised that a tan and white colored puppy showed up at his property on the 1300 block of North Wahl Road. The complainant advised that it was ok to give his number to the owner if they called. Oct. 7 ... — Updated 10/17/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Lind awarded $750,000 for water service improvement

The town of Lind has been selected by the State of Washington Department of Commerce to receive $750,000 of federal funds to make multiple water-related improvements. The funds come from the federal government’s Community... — Updated 10/17/2019

 
 By Staff report    News

Level III sex offender relocates to Ritzville

Anthony James Dellwo, a Level III sex offender who was convicted of attempted child molestation in the first degree and assault in the third degree in 2001, has moved to Ritzville,... — Updated 10/17/2019

 
 By Brandon Cline    News

General election ballots mailed out this week

Ballots for the upcoming general election on Nov. 5 will be mailed out to Adams County voters this week. Voters who require a replacement ballot or need additional voting assistance... — Updated 10/17/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

Ritzville bowling alley to close if new owner isn't found

The Big Bend Bowling Alley in Ritzville will close in a few months if a new owner can't be found, owner Todd Young told The Journal last week. "I don't think I can keep the doors... — Updated 10/10/2019

 
 By Brandon Cline    News

Federal, state funds roll in for Ritzville and Lind

The Washington State Department of Commerce announced on Oct. 3 that the city of Ritzville and town of Lind were two of 25 rural local or county governments in the state to receive funding as part of the Community Development... — Updated 10/10/2019

 

Grain drive being organized by Lind-Ritzville FFA Alumni

The Lind-Ritzville FFA Alumni is currently organizing the Lind-Ritzville FFA Alumni Grain Drive to benefit the Lind-Ritzville FFA Chapter, 2 Farm Business Management Teams and the Ag Leadership class. We want to offer you the... — Updated 10/10/2019

 
 By Brandon Cline    News

City partners with WSU for downtown revitalization project

The city of Ritzville is partnering with Washington State University for a project aimed toward revitalizing downtown Ritzville as part of WSU’s Rural Communities Design Initiative. The RCDI is a collaborative effort between... — Updated 10/10/2019

 
 By Jeremy Burnham    News

First ACDC career fair blows away expectations

The Lind/Ritzville/Sprague/Washtucna Career Showcase made its debut last week at the Gilson Gym in Ritzville and organizers say it was more successful than they had even hoped.... — Updated 10/10/2019

 

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