Wednesday, May 25, 2022


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Updated 1 week, 6 days ago

Op-Ed: Governor’s veto of mental health proviso disappointing and unnecessary

Since the pandemic, livelihoods have been devastated, people have fallen behind on their mortgages and rents, st...

Updated 6 days, 1 hour ago
To Address the Declining Fortunes of the Young, We Need to Go Upstream

For 33 years, my organization has been sounding the alarm about the declining fortunes of young adults. The words of the 1988 Forgotten Half report are eerie today: “One of the cruelest myths of contemporary Amer...

Updated 1 month ago
Letter: Recognize military children in April

The American Legion Auxiliary, in fact, the whole American Legion Family, celebrates April as Children and Youth Month

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Letter: Thanks to lawmakers for supporting health care

With the state legislative session wrapped up, we at Moses Lake Community Health Center want to acknowledge our state leaders, including Sen. Warnick, for their investments to restore and strengthen our health ca...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
A letter from the editor

Working in a newsroom isn’t always a fun adventure like my generation watched on “Murphy Brown.” The people we write about are real and what we write impacts those real people in real ways. Last Friday, we pub...

Updated 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Fact or fiction? Who’s to say?

In the flurry of activity that always ensues when the Washington State Legislature is in session, one bill has flown largely under the radar, yet its implications are enormous.

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Commentary: Gov. Inslee should drop his ill-considered assault on natural gas

Last year, Gov. Jay Inslee attempted an end run around the legislature by banning natural gas in new homes and commercial buildings via the state’s building codes.

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Commentary: Resilience and innovation on display in Central Washington

If you’ve been paying any attention to the news over the last year, you’ve probably been hearing more and more about the supply chain issues facing our country.

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Letter: Schools teach kids to think of themselves as gods

If I thought I was God Almighty I could be a real pain from the time I got on the school bus until they packed me off to detention.

Updated 3 months, 4 weeks ago
Letter: Coaches impart important life lessons to kids

I’d like to thank the coaches for our high school and middle school students. They put a lot of time and effort into working with our children, for very little monetary reward.

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
Commentary: Time to replace long-term care law

The first order of business for Washington’s Legislature in Olympia is replacing the state’s new long-term care law. It is fatally flawed.

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
Letter: Moses Lake School Board worthy of recognition

By proclamation of the governor, January is School Board Recognition Month. It’s a great time to recognize our elected community members who selflessly give their time and energy in support of high-quality public...

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
Walk the talk

1991, south Georgia: A 13-year-old white boy goes to a Black girl about his age crying in the grocery store.

Updated 6 months ago
Commentary: Ignoring debt is not an option

Remember the television ad where the auto mechanic looks viewers straight in the eye and says, “You can pay me now or pay me later!” The message: if you change your car’s oil and filter every 5,000 miles, you can...

Updated 6 months ago
Letter: Levy vote is an investment in the community

I want to thank you for your support of our 8,000-plus children attending schools here in our lovely hometown.