Enjoy the potatoes before reality hits
From the Editor's Desk
Last updated 5/8/2020 at 7:10pm
Who can deny the beauty of a crisp fall day full of late-season sunshine and laughter in the air, as gorgeous crimson leaves twirl down to the ground from stately oaks, maples and other American hardwoods?
Last Wednesday, at the potato giveaway in Ritzville, the air had many of those same elements — spring air still crisp enough for winter jackets, and sparks of laughter as neighbors came together to distribute a bountiful harvest of potatoes.
The locally grown spuds were originally destined for area processors to turn into french fries and hashbrowns for what was a healthy restaurant i...