Editorial

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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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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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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