From around your community

For Goodness Sake Published Apr 2, 2019

Local students Elizabeth Guadarrama and Fatima Cortez awarded $20,000 scholarships

Two out of only 500 students selected nationwide

TRiO Upward Bound students Elizabeth Guadarrama and Fatima Cortez have recently been awarded $20,000 scholarships through the Dell Scholars Program. Photo above is Elizabeth Guadarrama (left) and Fatima Cortez (right).

Guadarrama and Cortez, both seniors at Royal City High School and full-time Running Start students at BBCC, are two out of only 500 students selected nationwide. In addition to the $20,000 ...

V Gallery Published Apr 1, 2019


Central Basin Community Concert Association brings exceptional LIVE entertainment to Moses Lake

The Central Basin Community Concert Association has been providing the Moses Lake community with quality LIVE entertainment for over 60 years. Each of our artists is carefully chosen to provide the highest quality entertainment available to the Moses Lake community. All concerts are held on at the Wallenstien Theatre on the campus of Big Bend Community College.


For Goodness Sake Published Mar 27, 2019

Quincy Community Heritage Barn unveils new exhibit on March 30, 2019

Quincy Valley Historical Society brings life to history

You are invited

to celebrate the public unveiling of the new exhibit inside the Community Heritage Barn Saturday, March 30, 2019, beginning at 1:30 pm. It will be a grand celebration as months of tireless research, design, and fabrication have gone into it. The exhibit is titled "Hope and Hard Work: The Story of our Farms and Food". An added "extra" ...

Published Mar 14, 2019

Ag Safety One-Day Event for KIDS ages 4 to 13

Coming to Moses Lake in April - REGISTER BY MARCH 27

Progressive Agriculture Safety Day, recognized as the largest rural safety and health education program for children in North America, is coming to Big Bend Community College April 27. The event will feature fun, hands-on learning about a variety of safety topics, including first aid, farm equipment safety and fire, chemical and electrical safety.

The inaugural Eastern Washington event is ...

Published Mar 10, 2019

It's a's a CRANE!

Yes, the Sandhill Cranes have arrived in Othello

The Othello Sandhill Crane Festival

March 22-24 is the weekend to make sure you attend the Othello Sandhill Crane Festival. To view the entire schedule of tours and presentations at the Othello Sandhill Crane Festival please click this link. 2019 BROCHURE

Why do they come to Othello?

A ...

Health Matters Published Mar 8, 2019

No fluff here. Just results.

Kris’ Skincare Studio

VENUE Magazine had the opportunity to meet Kris Fisk, and we are impressed.

The Studio

In 2013, Kris opened her skin care studio in Royal City. At the time she was the caregiver for her mother before ...

Published Mar 7, 2019

A (cold) day to practice and evaluate skills

Grant County 4-H Horse program held an early season judging event

Grant County 4-H horse program held a horse judging contest Saturday, February 23 at the Gene Harwood pavilion at the Grant County Fairgrounds. This was the third year holding an early season horse judging event. Youth, their parents, and leaders came out and braved the cold to practice and learn how to evaluate horses and riding skills against specific standards.

For Goodness Sake Published Feb 28, 2019

Penhallurick's on Crab Creek

Look what Spring brought to Moses Lake

Spring is a lovely reminder of how beautiful change can be. And change is here. A new garden store in Moses Lake is just the pick-me-up needed after months of wet cold weather. It’s a delight for the senses.

Louise Penhallurick Olmsted knows good things can begin with a garden. Experiencing the reward of sown seed is ...

Published Feb 28, 2019

Raspberry Jam returns to Big Bend

It's the seventh birthday of the pocket-sized Raspberry Pi computer.

Big Bend Community College will host its second Raspberry Jam Saturday, March 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Advanced Technologies Education Center (ATEC). The event supports the promotion of STEM education, and is being held in honor of the seventh birthday of the pocket-sized Raspberry Pi computer.

Raspberry Jams, or Raspberry Pi Jams, are organized community ...

For Goodness Sake Published Feb 21, 2019

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. Groce shared her ...

For Goodness Sake Published Feb 17, 2019

Dream it, Be it

Soroptimist International Moses Lake helps put dreams into action

Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls is a program designed to help girls grow up to be strong, successful women. The program provides girls with access to professional role models, career education and the resources to achieve their dreams. Soroptimist International Moses Lake works with the Moses Lake School District, other school districts in Grant County, plus community ...

Published Feb 16, 2019

Why is CELLARBRATION! for Education so important?

Let's hear it from the students

The Big Bend Community College Foundation’s annual wine and dinner event, Cellarbration! for Education, is a fundraising auction designed to raise money for scholarships for students attending Big Bend Community College. The Cellarbration! event is the BBCC Foundation’s response to rising tuition costs and student need and allows the Foundation to help ease the monetary burden for students ...

V Gallery Published Feb 16, 2019

SAXsational - Next Generation

Presented by Central Basin Community Concert Association.

Rob Verdi received his musical training at the Arizona State University School of Music in 1984. After a year of teaching junior high band, Rob relocated to Los Angeles to accept a full-time position with the Entertainment Division of the Walt Disney Company. His jazz band, the Side Street Strutters, entertained guests at Disneyland for 22 years, and also presented formal concerts ...