Wednesday, March 03, 2021


What's happening in lifestyle news? For information and details regarding daily lifestyle, see our articles below.

Updated 6 hours, 6 minutes ago

Virtual concert, real smiles: Moses Lake’s Brews and Tunes goes digital

Moses Lake’s annual Brews and Tunes event, Moses Lake Business Association’s festival of local breweries and ban...

Updated 6 hours, 6 minutes ago
Quincy Valley Historical Society & Museum: Normal opening, odd year

The state moved into Phase 2 in time for a "normal" March opening at the Quincy Valley Historical Society & Museum. But this year will be anything but normal.

Updated 1 day, 6 hours ago
Off to the races: Moses Lake hosts first Columbia Basin Kart Fest

Racers who entered Saturday’s Columbia Basin Kart Fest could hear roaring engines from the Grant County Fairgrounds' gravel lot.

Updated 2 days, 6 hours ago
'There's hope': Former Royal City Police chief details importance of attention to mental health

Darin Smith said his law enforcement career, his experiences and their impact on him emphasized the importance of paying attention to his mental health.

Updated 2 days, 6 hours ago
Attitudes on treating mental health changing, local chiefs say

Moses Lake Police Chief Kevin Fuhr and Ephrata Police Chief Kurt Adkinson are law enforcement veterans of the same vintage as former Royal City Police Chief ...

Updated 3 days, 6 hours ago
Mortgage broker says it's still a good time to buy

MOSES LAKE — Even as bankers, brokers and lenders are whispering that interest rates may rise sometime this year, it’s still a good time to buy a house.

Updated 4 days, 6 hours ago
Heating up the garden: Dave Ruffin grows peppers

Add a little spice to your crop haul this year with peppers.

Updated 5 days, 6 hours ago
Setting the stage: Masquers eager to welcome back patrons after a year without shows

Set pieces still sit on the stage, but the seats have been empty for more than a year at Masquers Theater in Soap Lake.

Updated 6 days, 6 hours ago
Doggie day care business expands from Ephrata to Moses Lake

MOSES LAKE — Jennifer Beck has a thing for dogs.

Updated 1 week ago
Harvest of Hope: Local organizations bring awareness to child abuse through Elizabeth Smart event

Partnering with the Columbia Basin Foundation, New Hope/Kids Hope, at 311 W. Third Ave., is opening the door to sponsorships for its Harvest of Hope event in...

Updated 1 week ago
Bakery expands step-by-step in pandemic

Janice Baginski started her business by taking custom orders and, in just more than a year, expanded to a part-time location and hours.

Updated 1 week ago
Local musician Alysen Hesselroth excited for chance to return to performing

Navigating the coronavirus pandemic has been challenging for nearly everyone. For local musician Alysen Hesselroth, the past year has meant almost reinventin...

Updated 1 week ago
Sand Scorpions give to Moses Lake food bank construction

The Sand Scorpions ORV Group's donation to Community Services of Moses Lake for CSML's new building is worth double the money thanks to a grant from the M.J....

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Polar Bear Camp ends youth baseball hiatus

The Moses Lake Youth Baseball Association sold out both sessions Saturday of their 2021 Polar Bear Camp, a pre-season training to teach kids ages 6-14 the fu...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Music's in the air: Musicians await the opportunity to perform again

An exciting sound rang through local musicians ears last week when it was announced the region was moving into Phase 2, opening up the opportunity for some l...