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A visit with the man Chuck Yarbro Jr.
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A visit with the man Chuck Yarbro Jr.

The well-known auctioneer who continues to bring people together to make something positive happen ~ by Ben Getz

Have you ever been to an auction? If you have been to any farm or estate sales in the Inland Pacific Northwest over the last four decades, there is a pretty good chance you have heard the vocal stylings of Chuck Yarbro, Senior, and Junior. With the Junior Yarbro now at the helm of Chuck Yarbro Auctioneers, we were fortunate to get some of his time to find out more from the man himself. More...

For Goodness Sake Published Apr 1, 2020
Columbia Basin Technical Skills Center in Moses Lake

Columbia Basin Technical Skills Center in Moses Lake

A branch high school campus with TUITION FREE advanced technical and professional training

CBTECH is an advanced high school with Industry trained instructors, utilizing the latest technology to enhance your high school experience. We act as a branch campus of your high school and offer advanced technical and professional training in highly competitive, high-wage skilled trades. More...

Published May 14, 2019
To the mom trying really hard

To the mom trying really hard

You are enough

To the mom hiding in the bathroom, because she needs peace for a moment.

To the mom crying after she yelled at her kids and is now feeling guilty. More...

For Goodness Sake Published May 8, 2019
(left to right) BBCC instructor James Leland, Unmanned Systems Operations Coordinator Byron Noel, student Kenniston Vogel and Transforming STEM Pathways Grant Director Rafael Villalobos Jr.

Volunteers lend expertise to Grant County Search and Rescue

Helping the community out in a big way

A small group of Big Bend Community College staff and students have taken on the task of using their specialized skills and talents to help their community out in a big way.

BBCC Unmanned Systems Operations Coordinator Byron Noel, Transforming STEM Pathways Grant Director Rafael Villalobos Jr. More...

For Goodness Sake Published Apr 3, 2019
Phi Theta Kappa inducts ten new members
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Phi Theta Kappa inducts ten new members

Big Bend Community College students are honored

Ten Big Bend Community College students have officially become members of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society following the organization’s winter induction ceremony Tuesday evening.

New inductees took the oath of membership in front of family and friends after hearing from guest speaker Lindsay Groce, who has taught Chemistry at Big Bend since 2013. More...

For Goodness Sake Published Feb 21, 2019
Picture: (from left to right) Penny Sanford, Rosalee Chamberlain, Darryl Pheasant, Patty Jardine, Emma Russell, Justin Rowland.

Masquers Theater Presents: “The Humans”

A live theater production in Soap Lake, WA

The 2016 Tony Award-winning play THE HUMANS will be presented by Masquers Theater in Soap Lake starting February 15. It will run for 3 weekends thru March 3, on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 and Sunday matinees at 2:00. More...

V Gallery Published Feb 12, 2019
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

Based on the short story by J. More...

V Gallery Published Nov 29, 2018
Big Bend Community college HS/21 and GED graduates pose after their recognition night in front of the Wallenstien Theater.

BBCC students receive GED or high school equivalency

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 Studies Program at Big Bend have earned diplomas during the last four years (2014-18). More...

For Goodness Sake Published Jun 19, 2018
Soap Lake

Don't just do something. Sit there.

By Melea Johnson

There are no shortcuts to anyplace worth going. Take your time. More...

Travel & Leisure Published May 2, 2018
Be the best version of yourself.
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An interveiw with Cynthia Dano, Certified Life Coach and Radical Remission Instructor

Take one step at a time

VENUE Magazine had the pleasure of visiting with Cynthia Dano to learn about how she is helping others and why?
We invite you to follow along through our question/answer session. If you relate please feel free to contact Cynthia. More...

Health Matters Published Apr 23, 2018
WAIT UNTIL DARK
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Masquers brings suspense to the theater. We visited with Director Nick Mahaney

WAIT UNTIL DARK opens April 13

Masquers Theater presents Wait Until Dark with the opening on April 13. We at VM were curious about this upcoming play so we sat down with Nick Mahaney, Director and asked him a few questions. More...

V Gallery Published Mar 28, 2018
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

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 membership in a ceremony highlighted by guest speaker Melinda Dourte — BBCC graduate, PTK sponsor, and executive assistant to the president at Big Bend Community College. More...

For Goodness Sake Published Feb 15, 2018
CBTech: Wilderness Salvaged
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CBTech: Wilderness Salvaged

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 teams from Ephrata, Othello, Warden, Wilson Creek and Kennewick compete to create winning sculptures. More...

V Gallery Published Feb 11, 2018