Editorial

Renewable energy and agriculture reduce carbon footprint in Central Washington

May 09, 2019 at 3:00 am

Last week, the House voted on legislation that would force the president to participate in the Paris Climate Agreement to reduce carbon emissions in the United States and the world. On the surface, this bill paints a pretty picture: reducin...

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A community comes together

April 25, 2019 at 3:00 am

If you ventured down Stratford Road in Moses Lake Friday night you may have seen a large number of cars in the parking lot at the Columbia Basin Elks Lodge. And by a large number, we mean a large number. The parking lot was chock-full that ...

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State should pay its fair share in election funding

April 25, 2019 at 3:00 am

No one should have to choose between safety and democracy. Your county shouldn’t have to prioritize one over the other. But that’s what happens every other year. And that’s exactly what will happen again in 2020 if the Washington State Legi...

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North I-90 Odessa Aquifer Project funds of utmost importance

April 18, 2019 at 3:00 am

A few days ago it was revealed that through the efforts of Senators Judy Warnick, Jim Honeyford and Mark Schoesler, funding has been included in the Washington Senate’s 2019-2021 Capital Budget for the North I-90 Odessa Aquifer Groundwater ...

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Goodbye to last Doolittle Raider, a hero of the Greatest Generation

April 18, 2019 at 3:00 am

On April 9, we said goodbye to a hero of the Greatest Generation. Retired Lt. Col. Richard “Dick” Cole, the last surviving member of the Doolittle Raiders, passed away at the age of 103.In the aftermath of the devastating sneak attack on Pe...

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Back the blue

April 04, 2019 at 3:00 am

When the term “back the blue” is used there are often naysayers who chime in. They say that backing the blue means a person will turn a blind eye during moments when law enforcement officers step out of line while on the job. They say those...

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Fund Career Connected Learning to link students to careers

March 28, 2019 at 3:00 am

Grant County is ideal for manufacturing: abundant land, inexpensive power, easily accessible transportation, but there is one area where manufacturers struggle – the need for skilled workers. For years, we’ve struggled to find qualified peo...

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Inslee campaign should pay security costs

March 28, 2019 at 3:00 am

Governor Inslee’s political future has been discussed by folks from both sides of the aisle for quite some time. Will he or won’t he? Will Washington Governor Jay Inslee run for the highest elected position in the United States? Not too lon...

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‘Access and Growth’ at Samaritan

March 28, 2019 at 3:00 am

Over the last three years, we, the board of commissioners of Grant County Public Hospital District No. 1 (Samaritan Healthcare), have sought community feedback and input regarding healthcare services for our community. We conducted surveys ...

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Community organizations, groups need our support

March 21, 2019 at 3:00 am

On Saturday evening a large group of people crammed into the Commercial Building at the Grant County Fairgrounds. With over 100 tables and upwards of 500 people in attendance the 11th annual Moses Lake Christian Academy (MLCA) Crab & Pr...

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