Editorial

Moses Lake school bond: Time to work together

March 23, 2017 at 3:00 am

If the court challenges and responses to the contested Moses Lake bond election are over, we think it’s time to work together. An opportunity to do so presents itself from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, April 17 at a community visioning night held at ...

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Overreaching state negatively impacts beef industry

March 17, 2017 at 3:00 am

The beef industry creates more than 14,000 family-wage jobs in Washington state at 9,000 small and family-owned ranches and feedlots across all 39 counties, generating $3.6 billion in economic benefit. Ranching is a family tradition here; t...

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Public records bill could have unintended consequences

March 09, 2017 at 3:00 am

House Bill 1595, allowing government agencies to charge for electronic public records, set a fee schedule, and allow a service charge for time-consuming records requested, passed the state House of Representatives recently in a 75-22 votes....

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Cooler heads must prevail during bond recount

March 02, 2017 at 3:00 am

Just when it appeared that the Moses Lake School District’s construction bond for a new high school, elementary school, and upgrades to the existing high school had passed by a slim margin of three votes, a group of voters decided to reques...

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Safe gun storage: What’s the best method to enact change?

February 23, 2017 at 3:00 am

What’s the best approach to change an action or behavior? The carrot or the stick? This appears to be the question when it comes to the safe storage of firearms.Enacting penalties for adults who own a firearm that is found and used in a cri...

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The crud that’s going around

February 23, 2017 at 3:00 am

It wasn’t supposed to be like this.See, I’d gotten a flu shot last fall, in late October. I wanted to do my civic duty, be a good citizen. As the CBH health correspondent, I was constantly talking with folks who’d either gotten their flu sh...

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Kudos to state wrestlers

February 16, 2017 at 1:45 pm

With so many local athletes competing in the state wrestling tournament this week at the Tacoma Dome, we want to acknowledge all the hard work and dedication involved. Grapplers from Quincy, Moses Lake, Warden, Royal City, Othello, and Ephr...

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Make room for student growth

February 02, 2017 at 3:00 am

On Feb. 14, the Moses Lake School District is asking voters to approve a $135.3 million construction bond to build a new high school and a new elementary school and upgrade the existing Moses Lake High School. Voters already started receivi...

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School board president answers bond questions

January 26, 2017 at 3:00 am

I proudly serve as president of the Moses Lake School Board of Directors. As five volunteers elected to serve as board members we are leaders and champions for public education in the Moses Lake community. Now, more than ever, I encourage y...

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Close to 250 jobs coming to Moses Lake

January 26, 2017 at 3:00 am

We’ve already burned through the first month of 2017 and there’s big changes on the horizon.The big news is that WinCo Foods is looking to hire 170 people to operate its new location in Moses Lake. WorkSourceWa.com currently has posts for f...

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