Tuesday, May 26, 2020


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Updated 5 days, 19 hours ago
CBH Editorial: Grateful for resumption of health care services

The coronavirus and subsequent shutdown have taken a heavy toll on health care facilities in Central Washington, as well as on the people who work in them. That is ironic, because their central role in the respon...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Guest column: Samaritan Healthcare responding to COVID-19

We know that many families in our community have had their lives turned upside down in the last month. The COVID-19 virus has challenged our community in ways we would have never imagined. Everyone knows someone ...

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Thanks to a Herald carrier

I want to thank one of your paper carriers, Jesse Menchaca. He goes out of his way helping my mom by bringing paper to her porch, checks on her if he sees her outside, talks with her and even takes her garbage ca...

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Sex education legislation

The Washington legislature has passed a law mandating sex education beginning in elementary school. The Democrats, who are in the majority, approved and passed the legislation, but all Republicans voted against t...

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Letter: Fear of coronavirus not worth the loss of freedom

I don’t know a soul sickened by the virus, but everyone is sick of the cure. I don’t wear a mask, I wear earplugs; but with the diarrhea of fear from talking heads in government and media, is it any wonder there’...

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Letter: Follow the COVID-19 rules to stay alive

Lately people have been protesting in Grant County and in other states and cities. Our governors are trying to keep the people safe. This virus is no joke. People are dying, dropping like flies. This virus mutate...

Updated 1 month ago
Inslee’s COVID-19 closures don’t make sense

Finally, someone with common sense. In responding to California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s outline for lifting virus closures, Dr. Jeffrey Klausner, professor of medicine and health at UCLA, noted that 90 percent of cas...

Updated 1 month ago
The protection of divine Providence

Just over two months from now we will celebrate July 4, Independence day. Our Declaration of Independence ends with these rousing words: “... with a firm reliance on the protection of divine Providence ... ”

Updated 1 month ago
Guest column: Helping those most in need – really?

The guest editorial by Dr. David Curnel and Ms. Allison Williams thanked residents for “stepping up and caring for one another” during the pandemic. I was struck by two comments: one, keep encouraging and support...

Updated 1 month ago
CBH Editorial: Society locked down, but inmates released

There have been many negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. While everyone wants to minimize the losses from the virus, some steps taken by state authorities seem to carry with them risks of damage to the pub...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Guest column: Rural communities need access to health care, air ambulance support

In 1995, I joined my local fire department in Grant County. What originally started out as a volunteer opportunity, being a firefighter, turned into a fulfilling, lifelong career. And now, for the last seven year...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Guest column: Keep caring for one another during stay-at-home extension

We are living in unprecedented times. The deadly coronavirus has taken its toll on lives, businesses and the daily routines of many. People who have face-to-...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
CBH editorial: Partisan divide takes a back seat

On Monday, Gov. Jay Inslee announced his veto of 147 budget items sent to him by the Legislature. Good for him.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Letter: Moses Lake has weathered crises before, and we can do it again

It was almost 40 years ago that the citizens of Washington, Grant County and Moses Lake went through a traumatic time. Yes, Mt. St. Helens blew her top and deposited tons of ash on us. Now we are all experiencing...