Editorial

Tricks, treats, werewolves and candy bars

October 30, 2019 at 8:33 pm

The dreaded moment has arrived ó a new column. What to write about?Luckily for me, my column falls on Halloween, so there is a built-in subject. So now I just have to figure out something to say about it. Halloween is ó Halloween is óItís ó...

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A modest proposal

October 23, 2019 at 5:00 am

I donít often times give myself the luxury of having opinions in public about things I cover.Itís not my job.It helps that regarding a lot of the things I have covered ó the long fight over the school construction bond (and everything since...

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A column? Me? Say it ainít so

October 16, 2019 at 5:00 am

They want me to write a what? A column? Seriously? I havenít done one of those in I donít know how many years. And they want it when? Hoo boy. Okay, so what do I write about? Thatís always the problem when it comes to columns. Youíre suppos...

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A quiet person with a lot to say

October 09, 2019 at 5:00 am

It seems fitting that it took me over six and a half years here at the Columbia Basin Herald to write a column.See, Iím a pretty quiet guy. I cling to the walls and avoid the center at all costs. I donít like to be in front of the camera. M...

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Big feelings about Big Blue

October 02, 2019 at 5:00 am

It all started when I was 7 years old. All I knew was my father was a mess, watching some type of game on the grainy, box television. Suddenly, everything changed. My dad, my mom, everyone was jumping up and down, perhaps the happiest Iíd e...

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Kids are more capable than we think they are

September 25, 2019 at 5:00 am

Small children are very capable. I see this on a continual basis with my three small children. But it took me a while to come to this realization. While I was older and my only sibling was born, I came away from his infancy with the impress...

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When crime pays, the police arenít to blame

September 18, 2019 at 5:00 am

A few months back, my wallet slipped out of my pocket as I walked back to my car from the grocery store. When I realized it was gone, I called the store and learned that the wallet, which Iíve somehow managed to hold on to since high school...

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Cookiní with classical

September 11, 2019 at 5:00 am

One of the things that came with the changes to the Columbia Basin Herald was a weekly column by a reporter, wherein the reporter could write about pretty much anything. Charles Featherstone wrote an admirable column to start off, and the b...

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Journalistic sagas throughout the years

September 04, 2019 at 5:00 am

I was on vacation last week, so someone needs to get me up to speed. Did the lake catch on fire?My wife and I were in Canada, taking in the waters at Ainsworth Hot Springs, paying little attention to the world weíd left behind. It was an ex...

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Something needs to be done

July 31, 2019 at 7:07 pm

In mid-July the Grant County Health District (GCHD) issued an advisory with regard to Moses Lakeís water quality, stating a water sample taken at Connelly Park Ė managed by the Moses Lake Irrigation and Rehabilitation District (MLIRD) Ė sho...

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