Editorial

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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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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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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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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Applying for the open position

May 25, 2017 at 3:00 am

I have a job application in my hands.No, no, I’m not looking to abscond from The Columbia Basin Herald, at least not yet. It happens I live in the Port of Moses Lake first commissioner district, the one vacated a couple of months ago when l...

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Springfest kicks off summer

May 25, 2017 at 3:00 am

Unless you've been hiding under a rock (or just haven't been in Moses Lake), you've seen a lot of activity at McCosh Park and Lions Field the last few days. That's the preparations for Springfest, the blowout celebration with which Moses La...

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