Monday, November 28, 2022


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Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago

LETTER: I have a concern

When my great-granddaughter turned 16 and got her driver’s license, she registered to vote, as the instructions ...

Updated 7 months, 2 weeks 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 7 months, 2 weeks 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 9 months 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 9 months, 3 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 9 months, 4 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 9 months, 4 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 10 months 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 10 months, 2 weeks 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 10 months, 2 weeks 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 10 months, 2 weeks 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 1 year 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 1 year 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.

Updated 1 year ago
Federal vaccination mandate ignores Constitution, science

President Biden is more concerned about government control than the safety of our workforce or the protection of our individual rights.

Updated 1 year ago
Guiding Moses Lake to plan for growth

Greetings, Moses Lake community and Moses Lake stakeholders.

Updated 1 year ago
Column: Honoring heroes goes beyond lowering flags to half-mast

Lowering our flags to half-staff seems to be an all too familiar sight these days.