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A full schedule

A full schedule

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“We like to go fishing, camping and everything the area has to offer as a family. My daughter is a senior and she is going to running start. More...

agri.CULTURE Published Feb 20, 2018
Marge (the truck)

Marge (the truck)

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“We met because of Marge. At the time my teenage son and I decided to buy a 6x6 truck. More...

agri.CULTURE Published Feb 20, 2018
At my own pace

At my own pace

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“Well, this team here is easy to drive… Ike and Stan. I bought them in Montana from a guy who had a stroke and his wife thought it was dangerous for him to hitch them. More...

agri.CULTURE Published Feb 20, 2018
Reuse, Recycle, Rampage
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Reuse, Recycle, Rampage

Melinda Henry's art turns rubbish into profit

Her business branches across the four corners of the nation from Florida to New York and California with roots firmly planted in the basin. It's almost guaranteed you've seen Melinda Henry's Rubbish Rampage wares if you've strolled through the Farmer's Market in McCosh Park, or perused the goods at any of Made in Moses Lake's locations or attended a vintage market in the region or… etc. More...

V Gallery Published Feb 16, 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
A Farmer's Story
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A Farmer's Story

You are Part of the Land You Work

(writing below is by 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. More...

For Goodness Sake Published Feb 11, 2018
Stay to the Right

Stay to the Right

By Melea Johnson

Diving in the pool, she did a few little flutter kicks to position herself in a freestyle crawl toward the finish on the other end of the lane. My (then) five-year-old daughter was in her first 25-yard race on the swim team. More...

Rise & Shine Published Feb 11, 2018
Seasons of Life

Seasons of Life

I have lived in the Northwest most of my life and the rhythms of change from spring, to summer, to fall and then winter comes as expected. Each season moves to the next and as we enjoy one season, we still have part of us that is looking forward to the next. More...

Health Matters Published Feb 5, 2018
Settler's Country Market

Settler's Country Market

In the heart of downtown Moses Lake

Settler’s Country Market originally opened in Ephrata, Washington in 2002- Quite by accident! Dock Womack, the owner, had purchased the building on Basin Street with the intention of using his 30+ years of horticulture experience to put in a retail plant nursery. The building was in terrible shape. More...

Health Matters Published Feb 5, 2018
Now please

Now please

By Melea Johnson

I will.. More...

For Goodness Sake Published Feb 5, 2018
Soap and brushes

Soap and brushes

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“I do all the cleaning in the milking parlor. There are 20 milking machines here so that’s a lot of cleaning. More...

agri.CULTURE Published Feb 3, 2018
I call them my littles

I call them my littles

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“I tend to dive head first into things that I do….. More...

agri.CULTURE Published Feb 3, 2018
Sheep are my favorite

Sheep are my favorite

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“My dad brought home bum lambs all the time. Sheep were always my favorite project. More...

agri.CULTURE Published Feb 3, 2018
Red wigglers

Red wigglers

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“These are composting worms, they are called red wigglers. They like to be in the vegetative matter, so they like to be on the top 2 to 4 inches of the organic matter. More...

agri.CULTURE Published Feb 2, 2018
Far-Fetched

Far-Fetched

By Melea Johnson

I can get ready in 5-minutes. When it comes to a new adventure, taking time to apply makeup is of no concern no matter how many times I've been told the importance of a good primer. More...

Travel & Leisure Published Feb 1, 2018
Painting Goes Global
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Painting Goes Global

4,781 miles and a walk in the rain…transport of painting goes global

I left SeaTac Airport on a February day with a box of rolled painted canvas to be delivered to an art patron in Portugal, who at the time lived in Amsterdam. Turns out it was less expensive to simply make a trip to London and mail from there to Amsterdam then shipping the same from Seattle. More...

V Gallery Travel & Leisure Published Jan 30, 2018
I had two options

I had two options

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“I started this business last spring, right before hayin’ season. I started out peaking stacks then started getting calls to load trucks. More...

agri.CULTURE Published Jan 30, 2018
By Jan Thacker

By Jan Thacker

New Year’s Eve is such an interesting time. The whole world celebrates the fall of one year and the rise of the next. More...

For Goodness Sake Published Jan 28, 2018
We Live on a Pig Farm

We Live on a Pig Farm

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“My pig had a littler of 12 and we just weaned them. They are so funny and fun to play with. More...

agri.CULTURE Published Dec 23, 2017