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Updated 4 hours, 50 minutes ago
Letter: Farmers work to grow food safely despite pandemic

In a recent article, a candidate running for office incorrectly suggested that farmers are not acting to protect agricultural workers from COVID-19 and attacked local legislators for a “cavalier response” to this...

Updated 4 days, 5 hours ago
Letter: Thank you for honoring veteran on his birthday

My family and I would like to thank the Grant County Sheriff’s Office, especially Kyle Cox, the Moses Lake Fire Department, Moses Lake Police Department, Grant County Fire District No. 5 and the Patriot Guard for...

Updated 4 days, 5 hours ago
Letter: Keep schools closed to help control the coronavirus

As parents and grandparents, we are concerned about opening schools during this pandemic. Five of our six grandchildren are school age, and one son and two daughters-in-law work in public schools. We don’t want a...

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Guest column: Questions about where our country is headed

I have been sitting around today contemplating what all is going on around our world, especially in our country. It could be very stressful considering what we have been facing the past few months. This pandemic ...

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Letter: Not wearing a mask in public is selfish

I am writing to just “thank” every one of you who don’t wear masks out in public. You are the most selfish people, thinking that you know better than the CDC and WHO. You are just like these non-vaxxers who don’t...

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Letter: COVID-19 has far-reaching effects

COVID-19 has risen all over, even in our prisons. Why hasn’t anything been done? Those prisoners didn’t come out to the public to receive this disease; the only persons bringing this disease to the prisons were t...

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Guest column: PUDs should be eligible for federal funding for broadband

The COVID-19 pandemic made us reconsider how we work, attend school, seek medical care and interact with family and friends. One thing is clear — access to affordable broadband is more important than ever. As lea...

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Letter: Thanks for medical care

This is a story about Moses Lake nurses and doctors that needs to be told, particularly in this time of a pandemic.

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Letter: Follow public health rules for everyone’s sake

I am a retired public health social worker primarily working in the field of HIV/AIDS. Public health has always guided and educated us regarding safety precautions. Now with COVID-19, public health education is s...

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Letter: Sex education in elementary school better than the alternative

This is a difficult situation to bring up, but here goes: I’ve read various letters to the editor regarding the Washington Legislature passing a law mandating sex education beginning in elementary school. Also, t...

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Guest column: It is important to participate in the 2020 Census

2020 is already a year for the history books. While the health and economic impacts of the coronavirus have been front and center worldwide, Americans are also in the middle of partaking in our once-in-a-decade c...

Updated 1 month ago
Letter: Support the Great American Outdoors Act

Representative Dan Newhouse has proven to be a great advocate in Congress on public lands and conservation issues. He spoke on the floor of the House in support of the Dingell Act, which was the most significant ...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Column: Bringing you news in a challenging time

A lot has changed in our lives in the past few months.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Letter: Lawlessness

Police may stop persons suspected of committing a crime, and may arrest those where there is probable cause to believe that a crime has been committed. The power to arrest and the enforcement of that arrest is cr...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Letter: Moses Lake police protect our community

Thank you, Moses Lake Police Department. Thank you to our Moses Lake police chief and to all our police who patrolled in their cars and other vehicles while the protest formed on Sunday and throughout the march r...