Editorial

Social media changes community policing

March 07, 2019 at 3:00 am

Last Friday night a shocking post was published by the Moses Lake Police Department on its Facebook page. The police department detailed an incident earlier in the evening in which a man who was riding a horse was struck from behind by a ve...

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State of the Moses Lake School District

March 07, 2019 at 3:00 am

Winter appears to be on its way out and cold weather is loosening its grip as we approach a spring thaw. I welcome this time of year and look forward with anticipation to pleasant days ahead. As many of you know, the Moses Lake School Distr...

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51st state bill a great opportunity for dialogue

February 21, 2019 at 3:00 am

Itís a topic folks in eastern Washington have discussed for decades. At the same time it is a topic that has been scoffed at and criticized by detractors for no doubt just as long. The goal to see Washington split right down the middle into...

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Blizzard brings out the best in the Basin

February 13, 2019 at 3:00 am

In times of peril in a community it is often the police officers and firefighters who get the spotlight. And rightfully so Public servants who put their lives on the line for the community they serve should not only be in the spotlight, but...

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Laws should affect those who vote for them

January 31, 2019 at 3:00 am

Whoís afraid of the big bad wolf? Well, it seems we have a chance to find out.Recently state Rep. Sherry Appleton, D-Bainbridge Island, introduced legislation to prohibit killing wolves in eastern Washington. For those who donít have a stat...

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With freedom comes heavy responsibility

January 24, 2019 at 3:00 am

Only a week after the Heraldís editorial board penned a lengthy editorial about the press and its obligations to accuracy and thoroughness, events have proven us depressingly correct.The last seven days have seen the unfolding of several co...

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A free press and a responsible one

January 17, 2019 at 3:00 am

ďCongress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Govern...

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Congress has better things to do than fight Trump

January 10, 2019 at 3:00 am

The members of the 116th United States Congress took their places earlier this month, with Republicans still in control of the Senate and Democrats leading the House of Representatives for the first time since 1995. The new legislature is e...

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Itís time to invest in education beyond high school

December 06, 2018 at 3:00 am

The elections are over, and lawmakers are once again gearing up to gather in Olympia for the 2019 legislative session. Their job this year is challenging because legislators must write the next two-year state budget, weighing many competing...

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Some facts about the Grant County PUD

November 01, 2018 at 3:00 am

Iím not choosing sides, but itís time to move past the adversarial posturing toward the District and the Commission and get back to the facts. We have led well.PUD FORMATION1930s granges lobbied for formation of PUDs in the Legislature in d...

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