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“I remembered that each time I am stretched beyond what I think I can handle; I bounce back much stronger than before I was ever stretched.”~Amy
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Being stretched beyond expected

Darin and Amy Hendrickson share their gratitude

For Goodness Sake Published Dec 23, 2018
By Amy Hendrickson

Agri-Fix was established by Darin and one service truck in 1995 which has now grown to a full diesel repair shop with complete towing services around the clock. Bee Line Frame and Axle was established in ...
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Let's talk Plant-Based Eating

Let's talk Plant-Based Eating

What is the hype and should I care?

Health Matters Food & Drink Published Dec 22, 2018
You may have heard the buzz about a ‘Plant-Based Diet’ or Plant-Based Eating. Have you wondered what all the hype is, and if you should care? Whether you are completely content with your current diet or have a real desire ...
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"Elegant Travelers on a Journey"
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"Elegant Travelers on a Journey"

The Othello Sandhill Crane Festival announces the 2019 Theme

Travel & Leisure Published Dec 22, 2018
The Othello Sandhill Crane Festival today announced the 2019 theme as “Elegant Travelers on a Journey”.  The 22nd annual festival will be held March 22, 23, 24, 2019 in Othello Washington. With the celebration of the spring migration of the Sandhill cranes, the festival offers ...
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A New Year Resolution to consider

A New Year Resolution to consider

How about caring for a foster child?

For Goodness Sake Published Dec 19, 2018
Are you searching for a New Year resolution but aren't exactly sure what you should resolve to do? Do you love children and think they deserve to be cared for in a safe and nurturing home? If you answered yes ...
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Olde World Trading
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Olde World Trading

Home of the Unusual

Travel & Leisure Published Dec 13, 2018
You won't believe what you find here. When you walk through the door it is like you are traveling to parts of the world you have only dreamed of going. And, you will want to go back to...again and ...
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Old Fashioned Christmas in the Pioneer Church circa 1904
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Old Fashioned Christmas in the Pioneer Church circa 1904

Quincy Valley Historical Society & Museum invites you and your family

For Goodness Sake Travel & Leisure Published Dec 13, 2018
You are invited to a meaningful Christmas Celebration in the Pioneer Church with readings, Scripture, traditional Carols, and the lighting of the tree in the German tradition. Refreshments to follow in the Reiman-Simmons House.  
Saturday, December 15, ...
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Francisca Juarez with BBCC Automotive instructor, John Martin.

BBCC automotive graduate Francisca Juarez selected for Tesla training program

Preparing for a career with electric vehicle manufacturer

Travel & Leisure Published Dec 5, 2018
Recent Big Bend Community College graduate Francisca Juarez has officially been accepted into the Tesla START Student Automotive Technician Program at Shoreline Community College. Tesla START is a 12-week intensive training program that prepares students for a career with the ...
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The cast of live theater performers for The Rented Christmas

Masquers Theater in Soap Lake presents The Rented Christmas

A warm story for the holiday season

V Gallery Published Nov 29, 2018
Based on the short story by J. Lillian Vandervere, the story of how John Dale’s rented Christmas turns into a new life for all concerned, makes this a warm story for the holiday season.
The Rented Christmas is ...
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Agricultural Appreciation Parade & Street Party
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Agricultural Appreciation Parade & Street Party

November 30th. Starts at 5 PM at Sinkiuse Square, downtown Moses Lake. Be there!

Published Nov 27, 2018
Moses Lake is proud of its location in the heartland of the Northwest’s most diversified agricultural region. The Moses Lake Agricultural Appreciation Parade pays tribute to Moses Lake’s agricultural heritage…past, present and future! Those that participate light ...
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(From left to right) Big Bend Chief Flight Instructor John Marc Swedburg and BBCC Foundation Executive Director LeAnne Parton accept the keys to the Beechcraft Sport B-19 from Ann and Kevin Peterson.

Christmas comes early for Big Bend Aviation program

Santa delivers a Beechcraft Sport B-19 aircraft

For Goodness Sake Published Nov 26, 2018
The Big Bend Community College Aviation Program received an early Christmas present this year in the form of a Beechcraft Sport B-19 aircraft, and Santa Claus came in the form of Kevin and Ann Peterson of Seattle who delivered the ...
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Big Bend Community College ASB officers helped deliver more than 600 books to kids at the Boys and Girls Clubs.
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Pick out your favorite book and take it home!

More than 600 books delivered to kids at the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Columbia Basin

For Goodness Sake Published Nov 25, 2018
Big Bend Community College ASB officers recently helped deliver more than 600 books to kids at the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Columbia Basin. The delivery was the result of a partnership between the college and First Book.

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You are a part of the land you work

You are a part of the land you work

Thank you to our farm and ranch families

For Goodness Sake Published Nov 24, 2018
(writing below is by an unknown author)

As a child growing up on a ranch or farm you learn to go to bed early so you'll be able to saddle up in the moonlight for an early-morning cow ...
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Teens in Foster Care need families too

Teens in Foster Care need families too

By: Hayley Stoebner, Recruitment Coordinator with FosteringWA

For Goodness Sake Published Nov 20, 2018
Does the very thought of a having a teenager in your home make you shudder with fear? You are not alone! The teen years can be trying for parents and caregivers (not to mention for the teens themselves), but those ...
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TRICK OR TREAT

TRICK OR TREAT

Downtown merchants offer a treat-filled evening for your kiddos

For Goodness Sake Published Oct 29, 2018
Trick or Treat?

The downtown merchants in these communities are preparing for a treat-filled evening for your kiddos. A great way to have fun and be safe at the same time!

Moses Lake
Bring the ...
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Harvest Mazes and Pumpkin Patch

Harvest Mazes and Pumpkin Patch

Saturdays and Sundays in Quincy

For Goodness Sake Travel & Leisure Published Oct 28, 2018
The Quincy Valley Lions Club in conjunction with Becerra Gardens presents their annual Harvest Mazes and Pumpkin Patch, September 29 through October 28, 2018.

Cost is $6 per person and includes the mazes, a pumpkin of choice, games, and activities. Children 2 years ...
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The (Somewhat) Interesting History of Halloween

The (Somewhat) Interesting History of Halloween

article/Venue Magazine

Published Oct 28, 2018

This month, happiness appears to come in the form of tons upon tons of chocolate, billions of those tiny candy corns, and caramel covered popcorn balls and apples. Halloween is without question one of America's sweetest holiday traditions with billions ...
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