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April 14, 2021 7:27 a.m.

Biden on Afghanistan: `Time to end America's longest war'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden says the Sept. 11 attacks “cannot explain” why U.S. forces should remain in Afghanistan 20 years later and that “it is time for American troops to come home” from the country's longest war.

April 14, 2021 7:27 a.m.

Europe scrambles as J&J vaccine delay deals another blow

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Desperate to jumpstart Europe's sluggish vaccination program, leaders from across the continent scrambled Wednesday in the wake of an unexpected delay in the rollout of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 shots amid reports of very rare blood clots.

April 14, 2021 7:03 a.m.

AP source: Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff dies in prison

NEW YORK (AP) — Bernie Madoff, the financier who pleaded guilty to orchestrating a massive Ponzi scheme, died in a federal prison early Wednesday, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press. He was 82.

April 14, 2021 6:27 a.m.

Watchdog lays bare Capitol Police's riot security failures

WASHINGTON (AP) — A blistering internal report by the U.S. Capitol Police describes a multitude of missteps that left the force unprepared for

April 14, 2021 3:30 a.m.

Study finds people want more than watchdogs for journalists

NEW YORK (AP) — A study of the public's attitude toward the press reveals that distrust goes deeper than partisanship and down to how journalists define their very mission.

April 14, 2021 1:05 a.m.

Washington halts use of J&J vaccine

SPOKANE — Washington is immediately halting the use of the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine against the coronavirus, following the guidance of the federal government regarding rare side effects in a handful of women across the country, the state Department of Health said Tuesday.

Claudia Ann Fina
April 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Claudia Ann Fina

Claudia Ann Fina left this world to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, April 6, 2021.

John Fisk
April 14, 2021 1 a.m.

John Fisk

John Fisk, 70, of Little Rock, passed away on April 3, 2021.

Raising awareness: Moses Lake organization launches dual campaigns
April 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Raising awareness: Moses Lake organization launches dual campaigns

Moses Lake’s New Hope and Kids Hope, organizations focused on adults and children survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and other crimes, are keeping busy this month with campaigns for April, Sexual Assault Awareness and Child Abuse Prevention Month.

April 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Deena Vietzke new Othello Chamber of Commerce manager

Deena Vietzke said she wants the Othello Chamber of Commerce to keep expanding its potential.

April 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Jobless rate down in Adams County

RITZVILLE — Unemployment in Adams County dropped between February 2020 and February 2021, and increased slightly between January and February 2021.

April 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Othello buys new fire truck

The city of Othello will spend $637,670 to buy a new fire truck.

Othello park gets new life
April 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Othello park gets new life

There are big plans for P.J. Taggares Park: improvements to the combined football-soccer fields, lights at the shop and the playground.

Royal City Summerfest scheduled to return in 2021
April 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Royal City Summerfest scheduled to return in 2021

While a lot could happen between now and the second weekend in July, planning for Royal City Summerfest is underway.

Othello, Royal High School softball put in final touches at weekend jamboree
April 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Othello, Royal High School softball put in final touches at weekend jamboree

Othello High School and Royal High School got time for some final preseason tuneups before the spring season kicks off this week on Saturday at Moses Lake High School for a three-team jamboree.

Huskies volleyball players receive All-League honors in GSL
April 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Huskies volleyball players receive All-League honors in GSL

A pair of Othello High School volleyball players were selected to the all-league team for the Greater Spokane League this spring.

Othello High School football falls in season finale, 27-21
April 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Othello High School football falls in season finale, 27-21

Othello High School football wrapped up their season last Thursday against East Valley High School, falling on the road 27-21. The Huskies finish the spring season at 4-3 competing in the Greater Spokane League.

April 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Weekend roundup: Wahluke soccer wins 3-1 over Cashmere

Senior Erick Lopez opened up the scoring for the Warriors in the first game of the spring season, followed quickly by Wahluke freshman Diego Olivares. Arnold Ramos added a third goal for Wahluke late in the second half.

Moses Lake softball defeats Wenatchee in season opener
April 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Moses Lake softball defeats Wenatchee in season opener

Moses Lake High School softball opened the spring season with a win at home against rival Wenatchee High School, 12-4.