Editorial

Love thy neighbor during times of strife

January 18, 2018 at 3:00 am

The debate on how to best solve overcrowding at Moses Lake High School became heated at last week’s board meeting and understandably so. Just when the issue appeared to be solved with the narrow approval of a $135 million construction bond ...

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Guaranteed income would implement King’s dream of ending poverty

January 04, 2018 at 3:00 am

Will a minimum wage of $15 an hour lift a full-time worker of a family of four out of poverty? Yes and no.Yes, it will. $15 an hour equals $25,923 yearly income. The poverty threshold for 2017 was $24,257.No, it won’t because the threshold ...

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Teacher offers thoughts on Moses Lake bond controversy, board meeting

December 28, 2017 at 9:08 am

The views and opinions expressed in this letter are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Moses Lake Education Association.As I sat in the special school board meeting last week I was suddenly struck by the f...

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Powering our way of life

December 14, 2017 at 3:00 am

Affordable and reliable energy is one of the main drivers of our rapidly-expanding economy in Grant County. As stewards entrusted with the care and operations of your local public utility district, we take our job seriously. A decade ago, n...

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Ringing a bell for the Salvation Army

December 14, 2017 at 3:00 am

MOSES LAKE — The man walking across the parking lot noticed me immediately.“How long until that makes you go tone deaf?” he asked of the tiny bell I was ringing.“Well, I’ve been at this for 10 minutes and so far, I’m OK,” I said.“So, 10 min...

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Volunteering is good for you

December 14, 2017 at 3:00 am

The holidays can be a grind for just about anyone. While they’re enjoyable, finding the right gift or pulling off the perfect party can be stressors for some. People are typically juggling work, family and other obligations during the holid...

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Othello schools continuing to grow – together

December 07, 2017 at 3:00 am

As our community continues to grow, we celebrate that people have discovered our little corner of the world and the vast opportunities it has to offer.Othello has long been known for its beautiful scenery, welcoming people, close proximity ...

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City officials appreciative of roads funds, explain timeline

November 30, 2017 at 3:00 am

On behalf of the Moses Lake City Council and staff, I would like to thank the citizens of Moses Lake for their support and passage of city proposition 1. This proposition increases the sales tax collected by 0.2 percent for the purpose of c...

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Election scramble could change future of city, schools

November 19, 2017 at 1:53 pm

Last week’s election took some by surprise. Longtime incumbents on the Moses Lake School Board and Moses Lake City Council defended their respective seats. And some newcomers emerged victorious. The closely contested seat between school boa...

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Living with the mystery

November 16, 2017 at 3:00 am

It was a tough Veterans Day for me this year.This was the first Veterans Day in a number of years I wasn’t able to call my dad, Charles L. Featherstone. He died suddenly and unexpectedly in January.My dad was, for much of my life, something...

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