Editorial

No change to Big Bend’s accreditation

August 17, 2017 at 3:00 am

The Aug. 8 article on the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) issuing a “notice of concern” to Big Bend Community College is a sober reminder of the importance of addressing the NWCCU recommendation to improve our proc...

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Farewell, ‘Rhinestone Cowboy’

August 10, 2017 at 3:00 am

Country music singer Glen Campbell died this week at 81, prompting many heartfelt condolences and tributes. Campbell, a big name in the ’60s and ’70s for the hits “Rhinestone Cowboy,” “Southern Nights” and “Wichita Lineman” had been battlin...

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Declaration of Independence - Pursuit of happiness

August 10, 2017 at 3:00 am

Pursuit of happiness? Are people taught what the phrase means? The United States Constitution does not include the word “happiness.” The meaning, as understood by our forefathers, is equivalent to today’s word “happenstance.” By happenstanc...

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Congress versus health

August 03, 2017 at 3:00 am

People need good medical care, but health insurance is not medical care. Nothing in either the Declaration of Independence or Constitution provides for government healthcare or insurance. The Constitution doesn’t prohibit individual states ...

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Protect your home, family during fire season

July 27, 2017 at 4:00 am

It’s summertime and naturally, the environment is more relaxed. Kids are home from school and on summer break. Many other adults are taking some well-earned vacation time. And some people are taking ‘staycations’ by enjoying the scenic park...

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Council needs well-informed members

July 24, 2017 at 10:39 am

I’ve been asked what makes me qualified to serve on the city council.My background includes 25 years in the United States Air Force with two one-year tours in Vietnam. Approximately 13 years was as a medic and 12 as a physician assistant. W...

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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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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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