Editorial

Focus on a positive community inspires city council candidate

July 19, 2017 at 4:00 am

The elements of trust, respect and cooperation mark the essential traits necessary for an effective city council. My training, experience, and focus on a positive community facilitate the qualifications listed above and is the reason that I...

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Basin Babe Ruth teams not done yet

July 18, 2017 at 9:36 am

As fast as it’s flying by, there’s still plenty of summer left, at least according to the to-do list.The Babe Ruth teams are scattered across the Canadian border over the course of the next several weeks. The state champion Ephrata Tigers 1...

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Water rationing spurs finger-pointing, possible solutions

July 13, 2017 at 8:52 am

This week’s water rationing order by Moses Lake city officials prompts many questions. Are we running out of water? Is there enough room to support current and future growth? Why are we rationing now? Is the county issuing too many water pe...

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Aim for civility in letters, talk

July 06, 2017 at 3:00 am

We are in the thick of a pre-election surge of letters to the editor and guest columns. Submissions from our readers are appreciated and welcome. The pages of the newspaper are more interesting with different viewpoints and opinions from a ...

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Council election is on the up-and-up

July 06, 2017 at 3:00 am

I am currently seated in the Moses Lake City Council Position No. 4. It has been my honor to have served the citizens of our community for the past four years, I am humbled to have served the last year and a half as your mayor.City council ...

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July 4 reflections These truths are still self-evident

June 29, 2017 at 4:00 am

We will soon celebrate the 241st anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. It reads, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, tha...

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Summer’s here, but let’s take a quick look back in reflection

June 27, 2017 at 2:07 pm

It’s official, summer’s finally here. St. Jean Baptiste Day (Quebec) was on Saturday and (Eid) al Fitr began at sundown on Sunday. Now that we’ve gotten those major holidays out of the way, we can really get ‘er going.But before we get too ...

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Events to aid cystic fibrosis, cancer research have far-reaching effects

June 22, 2017 at 3:00 am

Moses Lake is home to many people who want to help others, near and far. There are two great events this weekend that are designed to do just that. The Blacktop Bash to support cystic fibrosis patients and families, and the Relay for Life e...

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What is wrong with people?

June 15, 2017 at 4:00 am

Yesterday morning, a gunman opened fire on a group of congressmen who were practicing for a baseball game, wounding six people. As of this writing, Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La. and lobbyist Mike Mika are in critical condition. Early accounts i...

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Circus raises questions about animal acts

June 08, 2017 at 3:00 am

The Culpepper & Meriweather Circus is making the rounds in the Northwest, having visited Cle Elum and Kittitas this past week. Soap Lake was their stop in Grant County last night. Organizers tout the event as a one-ring, big top circus ...

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