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Big Bend Community College ASB officers helped deliver more than 600 books to kids at the Boys and Girls Clubs.
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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

For Goodness Sake Published Nov 25, 2018
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.

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You are a part of the land you work

You are a part of the land you work

Thank you to our farm and ranch families

For Goodness Sake Published Nov 24, 2018

(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 ...

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Harvest Mazes and Pumpkin Patch

Harvest Mazes and Pumpkin Patch

Saturdays and Sundays in Quincy

For Goodness Sake Travel & Leisure Published Oct 28, 2018
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 ...
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Care Sack lunches delivered to Serve Moses Lake

Care Sack lunches delivered to Serve Moses Lake

Over 5500 lunches have been made to feed those in need

For Goodness Sake Food & Drink Published Oct 6, 2018
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 ...
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Odessa's own German band, the Oom Pas and Mas, has been a part of Deutschesfest since its beginning in 1971
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Willkommen to Odessa Deutschesfest

A three-day celebration of German-Russian heritage

Travel & Leisure Published Sep 12, 2018
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 ...
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First Annual Craft Out Cancer Brew Fest September 15, 2018
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First Annual Craft Out Cancer Brew Fest September 15, 2018

Presented by the Columbia Basin Cancer Foundation along with Ten Pin Brewing

Food & Drink Published Sep 10, 2018
Where: Ten Pin Park, 1149 N. Stratford
When: Saturday, September 15th
Time: 1pm-7pm

Why?: To support your neighbors with cancer. All Proceeds to benefit Columbia Basin Cancer Foundation and its services.

This event features 10 ...
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Bharatanatyam Classical Dance of India
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Celebration of CULTURES October 13, 2018

Festival for all ages in Quincy

Travel & Leisure 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 ...
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Skagen Jet Boat Weekend at MarDon Resort
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Skagen Jet Boat Weekend at MarDon Resort

beach, bonfires, jet boats, and music by Seattle's Iron Dragon

Travel & Leisure Published Sep 4, 2018
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 ...
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Rob Johnson studies the water for his swim
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Swim Across America

The Moses Lake Swim in 2013 revisited. For a purpose.

Health Matters For Goodness Sake Rise & Shine Published Sep 1, 2018
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 ...
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Wine and Live Music at Michael's Market and Bistro every Saturday at 4PM
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Wine and Live Music at Michael's Market and Bistro every Saturday at 4PM

Outdoor seating on the patio, wine tasting, and friends. Perfect.

V Gallery Food & Drink Published Aug 30, 2018
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.
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Quilt made and donated (for a past auction event) by Mary Cender Miller, Seattle, WA
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Mennonite Country Auction & Relief Sale October 6, 2018

Supporting relief in the midst of a hurting world

For Goodness Sake Published Aug 30, 2018
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 ...
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Ritzville Pro West Rodeo Labor Day Weekend

Ritzville Pro West Rodeo Labor Day Weekend

See you there!

Published Aug 30, 2018
Friday August 31 and Saturday September 1

FRIDAY
7pm Pro West Rodeo - Tough Enough to Wear Pink Night
Ranch Bronc Riding Competition
Skagit Rein Riders Drill Team
RRA Youth Drill Team

SATURDAY
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BBCC Summer Stargazing Night August 18

BBCC Summer Stargazing Night August 18

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 ...
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Tough Enough to Wear Pink
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Tough Enough to Wear Pink

Columbia Basin Rodeo Association partners up with Columbia Basin Cancer Foundation

Health Matters Travel & Leisure Published Aug 16, 2018
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 “...
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Here come the BULLS at the Moses Lake Roundup Rodeo
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Here come the BULLS at the Moses Lake Roundup Rodeo

And the athletes who fight them

Rise & Shine Published Aug 16, 2018
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.
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Northwest Ag Presents the Moses Lake Demolition Derby
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Northwest Ag Presents the Moses Lake Demolition Derby

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.
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