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Delays expected at Lind interchange

LIND – Drivers on state Highway 26 and U.S. Highway 395 can expect delays as bridge maintenance begins. State Department of Transportation crews were scheduled to start cleaning and replacing bearings on pads on the Highway 26... — Updated 4/6/2022

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More water drawn from Palouse aquifer in 2021

PULLMAN – The Palouse Basin Aquifer Committee reported Friday that 2.43 billion gallons of water was used by Pullman, Moscow, Washington State University and University of Idaho during 2021. According to the committee, pumping... — Updated 2/25/2022


Students pass hunter education

RITZVILLE – Several area youth completed their hunter education requirements Saturday, Feb. 5, during a class at the Ritzville Gun Club. The 11 students received certificates... — Updated 2/10/2022

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Holy bill would help hire more law enforcement

OLYMPIA - A Spokane-area senator has introduced a bill to help cities and counties hire more law enforcement officers. Sixth District Sen. Jeff Holy, R-Spokane, introduced Senate... — Updated 1/20/2022


Shortage of officials interrupting local sports

RITZVILLE – A shortage of officials here and across the nation are interrupting middle and high school sports. According to Lind-Ritzville/Sprague/Washtucna Athletic Director Greg Whitmore, the shortage has prompted the... — Updated 12/9/2021

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Akins buys local store

RITZVILLE – Operating as Akins Fresh Market, John Akins and his Quincy-based Akins and Co. have acquired the local grocery store. Former owners Troy D. Adams and Terina R. Adams... — Updated 11/18/2021


$14 million in ag relief awarded

OLYMPIA — More than $14 million in COVID-19 relief grants from the state Department of Agriculture were awarded to 839 businesses. The four main sectors include agritourism farms, farmers’ market organizations, craft beverage... — Updated 7/13/2021

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Illegal entry means no 'green card'

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Supreme Court unanimously ruled Monday that illegal aliens claiming a temporary protected status are not eligible to apply to become permanent residents. Justice Elena Kagan wrote the opinion, noting those... — Updated 6/23/2021

 By The Journal    Obituaries

Adams County commissioners pass William Wills' resolution

LIND – Adams County commissioners have officially recognized the contributions of a local civic leader who passed away earlier this month at the age of 88. On March 15,... — Updated 3/26/2021


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