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  • Smiling for football season

    Dale Anderson, Sports Columnist|Sep 1, 2022

    Saturday certainly was a great day in America and locally because football has returned. There were a few college games on TV and I watched bits and pieces of several games. In Ritzville the annual high school football jamboree took place and I took my place on the east end of Jimmie Snider Field holding on to my end of the chain gang. It was a bit breezy at times but the temperatures had fallen enough to make it comfortable for players, fans and 8 referees who were fairly comfortable in their...

  • Finding roots

    Dale Anderson, Sports Columnist|Aug 25, 2022

    I mentioned a few weeks ago that I had read some history about my mom’s family. It is interesting to envision how life was over 100 years ago. Life was certainly not easy especially travel and the comfort of riding in a vehicle with A/C in the summer and heat in the winter was non-existent. I would have to say that those relatives that went before us were certainly a lot tougher than we have become. When I read the family history I saw that my great grandparents and great uncle were buried in O...

  • Seasonal change

    Dale Anderson, Sports Columnist|Aug 18, 2022

    There is something in the air this time of year. The baseball season is heating up, pro football is starting its preseason, college football has been practicing for a week and the Washington high school football teams are practicing for the first time today (Wednesday). For baseball the excitement for the most part is in the wild card races. A majority of the first place teams are running away with their division titles by double digit games. But the wild card races make things a bit exciting....