By Dale Brown
The Journal 

Mosquito spraying sparks outrage

Woman wants answers on who’s spraying


Last updated 7/11/2023 at 8:44am

RITZVILLE – A local woman is boiling mad after an unmarked vehicle sprayed for mosquitos without any advance warning.

Resident Jessica Binnendyk said an unmarked white truck with government license plates, flashing yellow light and a “fancy fogging machine” was recently motoring down her street, spraying for mosquitoes.

“Somebody was driving the streets of Ritzville spraying and fogging things,” she said. “They were putting poison in the air and nobody notified us in advance so we could get our dogs and kids inside.”

She knew the spraying was for mosquito control, she said. B...

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