Editorial

Support the dreamers on Small Business Saturday

November 16, 2017 at 3:00 am

Edged in pink with fanciful lettering, a sign I recently found declares: “When you support small business you are supporting a dream.” That little statement sent me on a journey of memories that most small business owners share.No one becom...

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Election scramble could change future of city, schools

November 16, 2017 at 3:00 am

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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A word from Moses Lake’s sister city

November 02, 2017 at 3:00 am

Editor’s note: These are the speeches offered by representatives of the city of Yonezawa, Japan at the Sayonara Dinner held in their honor in Moses Lake last Friday.Mr. Nakagawa, Masaru, Mayor, City of YonezawaI find that our effort to let ...

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Rocker Tom Petty made his mark

October 05, 2017 at 3:00 am

Musician Tom Petty was famous for his many hits, including “Free Fallin’,” “Refugee,” and “American Girl.” Locally, Petty visited the Gorge Amphitheater several time to entertain concertgoers in Grant County, treating guests to his songwrit...

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Public Power Week reminds us of our hydropower resource

October 05, 2017 at 3:00 am

Grant Public Utility District (PUD) celebrates Public Power Week Oct. 1-7. Public Power Week is an annual celebration throughout the nation recognizing the contribution not-for-profit electric utilities make to customers. Grant PUD started ...

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NFL players’ stance was a job issue, not a constitutional one

September 28, 2017 at 3:00 am

Last week President Trump blasted NFL players who chose to kneel or stand together with arms locked during the playing or singing of the national anthem. Calling such behavior disrespectful of our flag and country, Trump suggested that NFL ...

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What can we say to Freeman High School?

September 21, 2017 at 3:00 am

The news that a 15-year-old student had opened fire and killed a classmate at tiny Freeman High School struck a familiar note here in the Basin. A little over 20 years ago another boy of similar age killed two classmates and a teacher at Fr...

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Where we were on 9/11

September 14, 2017 at 3:00 am

Every generation has its “Do you remember where you were when you heard?” moment. Pearl Harbor, the assassination of President Kennedy, the Oklahoma City bombing... all marked a turning point in living memory. For anyone who was of an age t...

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Life in the bus lane

September 07, 2017 at 3:00 am

The executive leaving work early (BMW, dress shirt but no tie, 3:30 in the afternoon) had every right to honk at me. I was in the wrong place.But the case can be made it was all due to ineffective civic virtue.Seattle has its attractions, a...

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