A three-day celebration of German-Russian heritage
Odessa's celebration of its German-Russian heritage has grown into one of the largest and most prestigious community festivals in the region. Sponsored by the Odessa Chamber of Commerce, the festival is a three-day extravaganza of entertainment, food, sports, music, and ...
Presented by the Columbia Basin Cancer Foundation along with Ten Pin Brewing
Where: Ten Pin Park, 1149 N. Stratford
When: Saturday, September 15th
Why?: To support your neighbors with cancer. All Proceeds to benefit Columbia Basin Cancer Foundation and its services.
This event features 10 ...
Festival for all ages in Quincy
Published Sep 9, 2018
Where: Heritage Park in Quincy
When: Saturday, October 13 / 10AM to 3PM
Why: To share our uniqueness and celebrate our unity.
A fun FREE festival filled with music, dance, food, and arts will be an experience you ...
beach, bonfires, jet boats, and music by Seattle's Iron Dragon
Skagen Jet Boat Weekend beginning Friday, September 7th and goes thru the weekend.
This big family event scores big with a variety of jet boats tearing up the waters. Get warm with big bonfires and rock out with ...
The Moses Lake Swim in 2013 revisited. For a purpose.
In 2013, Moses Lake hosted a swim event in coordination with the Seattle SAA to raise funds for cancer research. swim. The Director of the Seattle Swim, David Day, attended the Moses Lake swim to encourage our community and support our ...
Outdoor seating on the patio, wine tasting, and friends. Perfect.
You didn't know there is wine tasting and live music every Saturday at Michael's Market and Bistro in Moses Lake? Now you do. 4:00 pm be there! Nice.
Supporting relief in the midst of a hurting world
The Mennonite Country Auction & Relief Sale is one of over 47 relief sales held in the United States and Canada. Proceeds from these relief sales support the international relief, development and service ministries of the Mennonite Central Committee (MCC). Service is ...
See you there!
Published Aug 30, 2018
Friday August 31 and Saturday September 1
7pm Pro West Rodeo - Tough Enough to Wear Pink Night
Ranch Bronc Riding Competition
Skagit Rein Riders Drill Team
RRA Youth Drill Team
By: Hayley Stoebner, Recruitment Coordinator with FosteringWA
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 ...
Get a closer look at the moon and several planets
Published Aug 17, 2018
Multiple telescopes will be set up in the Big Bend Community College courtyard behind the ATEC (1800) building during the August 18th event, each offering different views of the night sky. Volunteers will be on hand as well to help participants ...
Columbia Basin Rodeo Association partners up with Columbia Basin Cancer Foundation
Thursday night’s rodeo is dedicated to “Tough Enough to Wear Pink”, a program about increasing awareness of breast cancer. Most PRCA rodeos including the National Finals in Las Vegas dedicate one night to this cause. We’re not Just “...
And the athletes who fight them
The bullfighter's job is keeping the cowboys safe. It takes athletic skill to say the least.
The bullfighters on duty are Rowdy Barry, Danny Newman, and Matt Akers.
Working with them is rodeo entertainer, JJ Harrison.
A Moses Lake Phenomenon
Published Aug 15, 2018
The cars are sliding, spinning, rolling, and of course CRASHING. This event is guaranteed to provide hours entertainment for all ages.
BBCC Veteran Resource Office hosts annual event August 21 and 22
The Big Bend Community College Veteran Resource Office will help military veterans and their families prepare for the upcoming school year during its first ever school supply distribution event on August 21 and 22.
The event is being held in ...
BBCC and the Center of Excellence for Agriculture partner together to make it happen
Published Jul 27, 2018
Big Bend Community College and the Center of Excellence for Agriculture (COE Ag) have partnered together to bring FarmBot, a fully-automated robotic farming machine, to campus.
COE Ag funded $3,500 for the purchase of the unit in exchange for ...
Hand-on in a simulated environment is now possible
Published Jul 21, 2018
Students in Big Bend Community College’s Systems Administration program are one step closer to a realistic data center learning environment thanks to a generous donation from Stetner Electric.
The Quincy-based company recently completed the installation of power ...
MLSD, Big Bend to partner in Step Up to College Open Doors program
The Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) has approved the Moses Lake School District (MLSD) to operate a new “Open Doors” program. The youth re-engagement initiative, in partnership with Big Bend Community College, will begin on September 1.
Listening is often the only thing needed to help someone that is hurting.
Darin and Amy Hendrickson share their gratitude
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 ...
By Melea Johnson
What if you wake up some day and you're way past 50, and you never went swimming in cool lakes all those years because your thighs were jiggly and your bathtub seemed just fine?
What if you were just ...
Regional museums collaborate on the home front
Authored by Shawn Cardwell
The public is invited to visit and contribute to the World War I in Grant County: A Traveling Exhibit. The show will include national, state and regional history of wartime life overseas and at ...
During summer vacation, kids age 2 - 18 are welcome to enjoy a nutritious meal.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Columbia Basin welcome children age 2 thru 18 years of age to enjoy a FREE lunch. There are NO forms to fill out, just show up and you will be served by caring people in your ...
By Melea Johnson
I had never swum a one-mile distance in a race before and with every early morning moment passing, the details of the race were being revealed and I was challenged to perceive what was coming in the next 30 minutes of ...
Royal City knows how to throw a party!
Maybe you’ve heard the ditty: baseball, hot dogs, apple pie & Chevrolet? This year’s Royal City SummerFest is out to celebrate “Stars & Stripes & Royal (K) Nights” on Friday, July 13th and Saturday, July 14th. It is only fitting to ...
Welcome to the nursing profession!
Published Jun 19, 2018
The Big Bend Community College nursing program bid their 16 graduating students farewell during a special pinning ceremony inside Wallenstien Theater Saturday.
Graduates were surrounded by family and friends as they received their nursing pins and recited the official ...
FREE FOOD for anyone who needs some
The 2nd Harvest Mobile Market is coming to the Port of Quincy Community Center this Wednesday, June 20th, from 12:00 noon to 2PM. Through the generous support of Microsoft and several other major sponsors free food, such as produce and other ...
New beginnings are celebrated for 129 deserving students
Big Bend Community College (BBCC) celebrated new beginnings last week along with 129 students and their families who received their General Equivalency Diploma (GED®) or High School Equivalency at a celebration ceremony.
More than 600 students enrolled in the Transitional ...
Write on the River - summer workshop weekend
Saturday, June 23 is our summer workshop weekend, Focus on Fiction. Playwright and past WOTR presenter Bill Johnson will present "Nailing Narrative Fiction," and award-winning author and WOTR past presenter Anthea Sharp will present "Writing to market: it's not what you ...
Registration discount if registered before June 15th....for students grades 5 through 12
Camps are open to students grades five through 12 and offer participants a chance to learn more about volleyball and further develop their playing skills.
Camp for students grades five through eight takes place June 25-27 and camp for ...
What is the hype and should I care?
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 ...