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Sandhill Crane
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H20 Birds on the Go

2018 Sandhill Crane Festival – Othello, Washington March 23, 24, 25

Travel & Leisure Published Feb 16, 2018
All the pieces are finally in place for the 2018 Othello Sandhill Crane Festival, March 23-25. This year’s theme is “H20 & Birds on the Go.” In the past, the festival has focused primarily on the area’s wildlife. This year, ...
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A visit with Tom Wytko: St Brigid's Brewery

A visit with Tom Wytko: St Brigid's Brewery

Details on some of Moses Lake's most popular micro brews

Food & Drink Published Feb 16, 2018
VM: What made you decide to go into the beer business?
TOM: I have been home brewing for a long time. I enjoy making different styles of beer and experimenting with different malts, hops and other flavor ingredients. Friends ...
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Reuse, Recycle, Rampage
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Reuse, Recycle, Rampage

Melinda Henry's art turns rubbish into profit

V Gallery Published Feb 16, 2018
Her business branches across the four corners of the nation from Florida to New York and California with roots firmly planted in the basin. It's almost guaranteed you've seen Melinda Henry's Rubbish Rampage wares if you've strolled through the Farmer's ...
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Big Bend Phi Theta Kappa Inducts 19 New Members

Big Bend Phi Theta Kappa Inducts 19 New Members

Congratulations to these Big Bend Community College students

For Goodness Sake Published Feb 15, 2018
Nineteen Big Bend Community College students became members of the prestigious Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society during the organization’s fall induction ceremony in February 2018. Family and friends gathered to witness the inductees as they took the oath of ...
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CBTech: Wilderness Salvaged
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CBTech: Wilderness Salvaged

V Gallery Published Feb 11, 2018
Salvaged scrap steel and other materials take on a whole new life when removed from their original context and purpose and incorporated into a work of art. Advanced Manufacturing students from CB Tech, Moses Lake High School FFA, along with ...
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A Farmer's Story
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A Farmer's Story

You are Part of the Land You Work

For Goodness Sake Published Feb 11, 2018
(writing below is by 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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Stay to the Right

Stay to the Right

By Melea Johnson

Rise & Shine Published Feb 11, 2018
Diving in the pool, she did a few little flutter kicks to position herself in a freestyle crawl toward the finish on the other end of the lane. My (then) five-year-old daughter was in her first 25-yard race on the ...
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Brews and Tunes

Brews and Tunes

Downtown Moses Lake February 24

Food & Drink Published Feb 10, 2018
An event like this is popular across the Northwest and the Moses Lake downtown merchants invite you to come downtown, grab a bite to eat, taste some Northwest brews, listen to local musicians and enjoy some shopping.

This ...
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Look up! It's a bird...it's a crane!
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Look up! It's a bird...it's a crane!

Have you ever seen a Sandhill Crane? Their size will astound you.

Travel & Leisure Published Feb 9, 2018
The Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis) is a large crane of North America and extreme northeastern Siberia. The common name of the bird references habitat like that of the Platte River, on the edge of Nebraska's Sandhills in the American Midwest. ...
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Resolve to care for children in 2018
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Resolve to care for children in 2018

Have you ever thought of being a foster parent?

For Goodness Sake Published Feb 8, 2018
Are you still searching for a New Year resolution but just 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 ...
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Seasons of Life

Seasons of Life

Health Matters Published Feb 5, 2018
I have lived in the Northwest most of my life and the rhythms of change from spring, to summer, to fall and then winter comes as expected. Each season moves to the next and as we enjoy one season, we ...
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Take care of the golf balls first

Take care of the golf balls first

By Melea Johnson

V Gallery Rise & Shine Published Feb 5, 2018
A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in front of him. When the class began, he wordlessly picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with golf balls. He then ...
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Settler's Country Market

Settler's Country Market

In the heart of downtown Moses Lake

Health Matters Published Feb 5, 2018
Settler’s Country Market originally opened in Ephrata, Washington in 2002- Quite by accident! Dock Womack, the owner, had purchased the building on Basin Street with the intention of using his 30+ years of horticulture experience to put in a retail ...
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Toss out the D word

Toss out the D word

by Jan Thacker

Health Matters For Goodness Sake Published Feb 5, 2018
I'd say the biggest problem I have right now is my rear end. And my belly. Oh, there are other minor problems, such as aging and the resultant falling apart thing, but the mirror declares the behind and tummy problem ...
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