Editorial

CBH Editorial: Rhetoric not helping on gun issues

January 22, 2020 at 5:00 am

The right to bear arms has been in the news a great deal this last week. A number of gun control bills are coming before the Washington State Legislature Ė 13, by one count. And, with a Democratic majority in both chambers this session, som...

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Setting the record straight on Moses Lakeís new high school

December 18, 2019 at 5:00 am

In Mr. Jon Laneís recent guest column ďVoters approved a second high school, not academy,Ē there were some fundamental inaccuracies that need to be corrected. Itís true that for many years this community has struggled to come to a definitiv...

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Looking back with thankfulness

December 04, 2019 at 8:34 pm

While you, oh reader, are reading this in December, I am writing this on Black Friday. As I sit at my computer, I am basking in the glow of a delicious Thanksgiving meal and a day spent with family. If you will, bear with me as I transport ...

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Voters approved a second high school, not academy

December 04, 2019 at 8:35 pm

We live in exciting and challenging times. I want to state my position on the construction plan the Moses Lake School District has unveiled.I am supportive of the effort to make secondary education more relevant and more engaging to Moses L...

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Many in Grant County care about cats Ė so why donít we punish those who donít?

November 13, 2019 at 5:00 am

MOSES LAKE ó On the last day of September, reporter Devin Perez and I were walking through a homeless camp behind Safeway, in the middle of Moses Lake, when we stumbled across two emaciated kittens.Momma cat had clearly disappeared, more li...

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Schools take different tack to prepare for the future

November 13, 2019 at 5:00 am

There are rising possibilities across communities in Washington state. The economy is growing and providing new jobs. And when it comes to young people, theyíre seeing opportunities before them that havenít been there in the past.But in ord...

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Tricks, treats, werewolves and candy bars

October 30, 2019 at 8:33 pm

The dreaded moment has arrived ó a new column. What to write about?Luckily for me, my column falls on Halloween, so there is a built-in subject. So now I just have to figure out something to say about it. Halloween is ó Halloween is óItís ó...

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A modest proposal

October 23, 2019 at 5:00 am

I donít often times give myself the luxury of having opinions in public about things I cover.Itís not my job.It helps that regarding a lot of the things I have covered ó the long fight over the school construction bond (and everything since...

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A column? Me? Say it ainít so

October 16, 2019 at 5:00 am

They want me to write a what? A column? Seriously? I havenít done one of those in I donít know how many years. And they want it when? Hoo boy. Okay, so what do I write about? Thatís always the problem when it comes to columns. Youíre suppos...

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A quiet person with a lot to say

October 09, 2019 at 5:00 am

It seems fitting that it took me over six and a half years here at the Columbia Basin Herald to write a column.See, Iím a pretty quiet guy. I cling to the walls and avoid the center at all costs. I donít like to be in front of the camera. M...

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