Tuesday, September 22, 2020


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Updated 5 days, 18 hours ago
Letter: Tom Dent works selflessly for our district

I met Tom Dent well before he was an elected official. He was (and is) a very earnest individual, a private pilot who owns his own company.

Updated 5 days, 18 hours ago
Letter: Tom Dent is hard-working and ethical

I have known Tom Dent for 20 years. He has been a very good friend and I have gotten to know who he is as a man.

Updated 5 days, 18 hours ago
Letter: Ron Jones well suited to be county commissioner

I have had the privilege of working alongside Rob Jones in a volunteer capacity in our community over the past several years with Moses Lake Spring Festival.

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Guest column: City’s plan for residential neighborhood near high school would worsen traffic

The Moses Lake Community Development Department has a plan to increase the traffic near Moses Lake High School. Remember the high school rush hour traffic? We’ve already seen multi-family apartments built across ...

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Guest column: Remember freedoms on Patriot Day

On Dec. 18, 2001, Congress passed Public Law No. 107-89 designating Sept. 11 as “Patriot Day.” The American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 28, received some suggestions from its national leadership on celebrating Patriot...

Updated 1 month ago
Letter: Washingtons’ honor well deserved

Thanks to all who were involved in the honoring of Nat Washington Sr. and Jr., through the renaming of the Grand Coulee Dam Third Power Plant after these heroes of our area. Without the hard work of these and oth...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Letter: Farmers, legislators looking out for farmworker safety

Farmworkers are vital to our food supply. They are also vital to the farmers who employ them. Every farmer I know who hires farmworkers cares deeply about their health and safety. There has been a shortage of far...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Letter: Sheriff supports Romig for commissioner

I am supporting Earl Romig for Grant County Commissioner, District 1. Earl has been a lifelong resident of Grant County with a back ground of community and public service. Earl started his public service by being...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Letter: Farmers work to grow food safely despite pandemic

In a recent article, a candidate running for office incorrectly suggested that farmers are not acting to protect agricultural workers from COVID-19 and attacked local legislators for a “cavalier response” to this...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Letter: Thank you for honoring veteran on his birthday

My family and I would like to thank the Grant County Sheriff’s Office, especially Kyle Cox, the Moses Lake Fire Department, Moses Lake Police Department, Grant County Fire District No. 5 and the Patriot Guard for...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Letter: Keep schools closed to help control the coronavirus

As parents and grandparents, we are concerned about opening schools during this pandemic. Five of our six grandchildren are school age, and one son and two daughters-in-law work in public schools. We don’t want a...

Updated 2 months ago
Guest column: Questions about where our country is headed

I have been sitting around today contemplating what all is going on around our world, especially in our country. It could be very stressful considering what we have been facing the past few months. This pandemic ...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Letter: Not wearing a mask in public is selfish

I am writing to just “thank” every one of you who don’t wear masks out in public. You are the most selfish people, thinking that you know better than the CDC and WHO. You are just like these non-vaxxers who don’t...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Letter: COVID-19 has far-reaching effects

COVID-19 has risen all over, even in our prisons. Why hasn’t anything been done? Those prisoners didn’t come out to the public to receive this disease; the only persons bringing this disease to the prisons were t...

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Guest column: PUDs should be eligible for federal funding for broadband

The COVID-19 pandemic made us reconsider how we work, attend school, seek medical care and interact with family and friends. One thing is clear — access to affordable broadband is more important than ever. As lea...