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Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Sex ed legislation prompts local school districts to write governor

GRANT AND ADAMS COUNTIES — Last week, three local school districts discussed the sexual education legislation th...

Updated 1 month ago
R-90 petitions available for signing on Thursday in Othello

OTHELLO — Washington residents are collecting signatures to get the new controversial sex-ed legislation on this November’s ballot for voters to weigh in on. A total of 129,811 signatures are required, according ...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Othello gets visit from candidate for state superintendent of public instruction

OTHELLO — A candidate for a state-level public education office stopped in Othello recently and spoke about why she is running.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Adams County wheat farmer to run for commissioner position

RITZVILLE — Dan Blankenship announced his candidacy for Adams County commissioner position No. 1 on Thursday, April 30. Blankenship is a former dryland wheat farmer and business owner who has served in leadership...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Five counties allowed to proceed to Inslee’s Phase Two

OLYMPIA — A handful of kinds of businesses and activities, including landscaping, elective surgeries, vehicle and vessel sales, car washes, pet walkers and curbside retail will be allowed to reopen, Gov. Jay Insl...

Updated 2 months ago
Protesters in Ephrata ask governor to ease restrictions

EPHRATA — About 60 people gathered on the lawn of the Grant County Courthouse to ask Gov. Jay Inslee to ease restrictions on movement and business he imposed to combat the COVID-19 outbreak.

Updated 7 months ago
PDC RECEIVES SECOND COMPLAINT AGAINST OTHELLO SCHOOL DISTRICT

OTHELLO — Another complaint against the Othello School District was filed with the Public Disclosure Commission (PDC). The alleged violation is for the misus...