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Health Matters Food & Drink Published Dec 22, 2018

Let's talk Plant-Based Eating

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 to eat healthier food, Plant-based eating is worthy of your consideration.

We all know there’s something terribly ...

Travel & Leisure Published Dec 22, 2018

"Elegant Travelers on a Journey"

The Othello Sandhill Crane Festival announces the 2019 Theme

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 ...

Travel & Leisure Published Dec 13, 2018

Olde World Trading

Home of the Unusual

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 again. It is a very unique shopping experience. Go there! They are in both Moses Lake and Ephrata. 

For Goodness Sake Travel & Leisure Published Dec 13, 2018

Old Fashioned Christmas in the Pioneer Church circa 1904

Quincy Valley Historical Society & Museum invites you and your family

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.  


Travel & Leisure Published Dec 5, 2018

BBCC automotive graduate Francisca Juarez selected for Tesla training program

Preparing for a career with electric vehicle manufacturer

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 electric vehicle manufacturer.

During the program, students will develop technical expertise and earn certifications through a combination ...

V Gallery Published Nov 29, 2018

Masquers Theater in Soap Lake presents The Rented Christmas

A warm story for the holiday season

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 ...

Published Nov 27, 2018

Agricultural Appreciation Parade & Street Party

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

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 up their farm equipment or float, saddle up the horses ...

For Goodness Sake Published Nov 26, 2018

Christmas comes early for Big Bend Aviation program

Santa delivers a Beechcraft Sport B-19 aircraft

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 plane to the Grant County Airport in October.

The Peterson’s connection to the BBCC Aviation Program began ...

For Goodness Sake Published Nov 25, 2018

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

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.

The books were taken to the McGraw Family Clubhouse Wednesday, where each kid was able pick out their favorite book ...

For Goodness Sake Published Nov 24, 2018

You are a part of the land you work

Thank you to our farm and ranch families

(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 gathering. You learn never to turn your back on a cow. Never step in front of a two-year-old colt. ...

For Goodness Sake Travel & Leisure Published Oct 28, 2018

Harvest Mazes and Pumpkin Patch

Saturdays and Sundays in Quincy

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 and under are FREE when accompanied by a paid adult.

New this year is more than 10 different varieties ...

For Goodness Sake Food & Drink Published Oct 6, 2018

Care Sack lunches delivered to Serve Moses Lake

Over 5500 lunches have been made to feed those in need

For the past 21 months, a group of volunteers gathers every Tuesday evening to make sack lunches for those in need. The group varies from week to week but they show up, take their places and begin the assembly process. Spreading peanut butter onto bread (donated from the Food Bank), spreading jelly (often donated from Grocery Outlet), putting the sandwiches together, ...

Travel & Leisure Published Sep 12, 2018

Willkommen to Odessa Deutschesfest

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 dancing in the streets! The whole town takes part in celebrating and you are invited.

Odessa, a vibrant ...