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 By Katie Teachout    People    June 25, 2020

Three Whitman County students graduate from Sprague

SPRAGUE - Family members and friends observed from the school lawn or their vehicles as eight students received their high school diplomas Saturday, June 20. Parker Cappel, Erik and Ethan Hughes,...

 
 By Katie Teachout    News    May 21, 2020

Apprehended

PORTLAND, Ore. - A man wanted in connection with the shooting death of his father in Ritzville remained in the Multnomah County Inverness Jail on Tuesday morning, booked on several charges. Grayson...

 
 By Katie Teachout    News    May 14, 2020

One dead in Ritzville shooting this morning

RITZVILLE -- One person is dead in an early morning shooting here at a home at the corner of Seventh Avenue and Washington Street. Police Chief Dave McCormick said the shooting occurred about 5:30...

 
 By Katie Teachout    News    April 30, 2020

Tons of Spuds

RITZVILLE – Tons of spuds - 20 tons to be more accurate. About 40,000 pounds of potatoes were given away along Main Street today, April 29. Another 20 tons scheduled to be donated in Grant County...

 
 By Katie Teachout    News    April 16, 2020

Duststorm a factor in I-90 crash

RITZVILLE — Charges are pending against a Moses Lake man following a multiple-car collision Saturday afternoon on Interstate 90. The crash, attributed to a large duststorm, occurred 20 miles west...

 
 By Katie Teachout    News    April 16, 2020

Construction projects delayed due to coronavirus quarantine

LaCROSSE — Gov. Jay Inslee’s “stay home, stay healthy” quarantine has halted construction on railroad tracks. Upgrades were scheduled for the Hooper Railroad line near State Highway 26 in Adams and Whitman counties between Mileposts 25-42.... Full story

 
 By Katie Teachout    News    April 16, 2020

Ritzville hospital may lose $400,000 in monthly revenue

RITZVILLE — Hospitals statewide are taking a financial hit with Gov. Jay Inslee's order to suspend any non-essential services, and East Adams Rural Healthcare is doing their best to weather the storm. “We are still providing our swing bed,... Full story

 

School closure remains for entire school year

OLYMPIA ― Gov. Jay Inslee and Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal Monday announced the extension of school closures for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. The order keeps bot...

 
 By Katie Teachout    News    April 2, 2020

Seamstresses pitch in for public safety

RITZVILLE - Area seamstresses have been sewing fast and furiously to get cloth masks donated to area hospitals, medical facilities, senior centers and other organizations. Their work has also been...

 
 By Katie Teachout    News    April 2, 2020

Ritzville butts are covered

RITZVILLE – Harvest Foods received a shipment of products Friday morning, March 27, including toilet paper. "We've sold lots of it this morning," checker Angel Slader saud. "Last Tuesday, we got a s...

 
 By Katie Teachout    News    April 2, 2020

Seamstresses pitch in for public safety

RITZVILLE — Area seamstresses have been sewing fast and furiously to get cloth masks donated to area hospitals, medical facilities, senior centers and other organizations. Their work has also been...

 

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