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For Goodness Sake Published Mar 24, 2018

Growing up with the gate open

By Melea Johnson

He wasn't really a horse. He was a Welsh pony and an ornery one. I was only seven years old, my sister nine, when we looked up from outdoor play to see our dad coming down the driveway with an old pickup equipped with tall racks to haul home the pony he surprised us with. Jumping up and down with ...

For Goodness Sake Published Mar 22, 2018

Big Bend Invites Families to Host 2018 Japanese Agricultural Trainees

Give the opportunity for a trainee to get a glimpse of family life in America

For the 53rd consecutive year, Big Bend Community College (BBCC) is participating in the Japanese Agricultural Training Program (JATP). Forty-six trainees will arrive on the BBCC campus Friday (March 23) eager to begin their 19-month adventure in the United States.

Trainees will spend their first eight weeks taking English as a Second Language classes at Big Bend while getting ...

V Gallery Published Mar 14, 2018

One Enchanted Evening with Paul McDermand

Central Basin Community Concert Association production

TUESDAY, APRIL 10 at 7:00pm
Wallenstien Theatre
Call for tickets (509) 760-6908 or purchase at Moses Lake Chamber of Commerce

Exotic instruments from the Mainland to the Islands is a journey from the Latin fire of Caravan to the serene beauty of A Summer Place - with a surf medley thrown in for good measure. Paul performs on ...

V Gallery Published Mar 14, 2018

Duo Baldo in concert

Central Basin Community Concert Association production

TUESDAY, MAY 1 at 7:00pm
Call for tickets at 509 760-6908 or purchase at Moses Lake Chamber of Commerce

Renowned violinist Brad Repp and pianist/actor Aldo Gentileschi are the madness and brilliance behind the musical comedy that is Duo Baldo. Their critically acclaimed concerts combine virtuosic performances, theatrical humor and pop culture.

Duo Baldo made their ...

For Goodness Sake Food & Drink Published Mar 14, 2018

Cellarbration! for Education

A festive evening filled with delectable food, local wine, and a lot of fun!

SATURDAY, MAY 19
ATEC Bldg at Big Bend Community College, Moses Lake

In the beginning, Big Bend Community College Foundation organizers were unsure how fruitful a black tie optional, $100 per plate dinner would be accepted as a fundraiser for Big Bend Community College. The event was the first of its kind and boasted an upscale meal paired with ...

Health Matters For Goodness Sake Published Mar 14, 2018

Earth Day is EVERY DAY

It's our home. Let's keep it clean!

SUNDAY, APRIL 22 .....AND EVERY OTHER DAY!

On April 22, people around the globe will observe, individually or collectively, Earth Day.

Since the spring of 1970, Earth Day has been an annual clarion call for responsible stewardship of the environment, influencing public policy and encouraging sustainable lifestyle practices that will ensure the planet remains habitable for humans and non-humans ...

Health Matters For Goodness Sake Published Mar 2, 2018

What are my career options?

BBCC connects job seekers and students with employers and career programs

The 25th Annual Big Bend Community College Job & Career Fair took place, March 1, on the college campus. By afternoon, more than 1500 job seekers and students were served by putting them in touch with the more than 80 employers and career programs that registered to attend.

"An event of this size isn’t something that Big Bend can do alone ...

For Goodness Sake V Gallery Published Feb 28, 2018

8th Annual Children's Art Show

Big Bend Cooperative Preschool Focuses on Learning through Play

You will be delighted to see what our community preschoolers have been working on! They are excited for you to see! Original artwork by the preschool children will be on display and for purchase at the 8th Annual Children's Art Show hosted by Big Bend Cooperative Preschool.

The evening will include live music, raffle baskets, silent auction, appetizers ...

V Gallery Travel & Leisure Published Feb 21, 2018

The 2018 Vintage Faire

Okanogan County Fairgrounds April 28

Every Spring the Vintage Faire gals and over 50 vendors transform the Okanogan's dusty county fairgrounds into a vintage wonderland. There are three large buildings including a beef barn, busting at the seams with quality furniture, repurposed goods, enamelware, and farm junk that vendors hoard away and save for the show. Started back in 2011 by gals that loved a good flea ...