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Re-sentencing yields identical sentence for ML woman

Columbia Basin Herald/file photo Cecily McFarland was re-sentenced to more than 19 years prison in connection with a 2014 burglary. EPHRATA A Moses Lake womanwhose case was remanded back to Grant County for re-sentencing by the Washington Supreme Court received an identical sentence in her re-senten

COLUMBIA BASIN HERALD - 2017-11-24 13:00:00

First aid graduate numbers increase

Columbia Basin Herald, Aug. 23, 1979 E-mail from Cheryl Facts from the past gleaned from the Moses Lake Herald, Columbia Basin Herald and The Neppel Record by Cheryl (Driggs) Elkins: From the Columbia Basin Herald on Aug. 22, 1941: Red Cross issues certificates Clyde Greenlee, Ephrata, first aid cha

COLUMBIA BASIN HERALD - 2017-11-24 13:00:00

Big Bend Community College wins national recognition

File photo Big Bend Community College was one of eight community colleges nationwide to receive a Leader College award, recognizing improvement in academics and instruction. MOSES LAKE Big Bend Community College is one of eight community colleges nationwide to earn recognition from an organization t

COLUMBIA BASIN HERALD - 2017-11-24 13:00:00

Dent receives award for child mental health efforts

Tom Dent/courtesy photo Rep. Tom Dent receives an award for his work on child mental health legislation. MOSES LAKE Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, recently won an award for his longstanding effort to push child mental health legislation Dent received the 2017 National Child Health Advocate of the Year

COLUMBIA BASIN HERALD - 2017-11-24 13:00:00

Thanksgiving/Apple Cup emphasis patrols underway

PULLMAN Got tickets to see the Cougars take on the Huskies in the Apple Cup on Saturday? Or maybe you are a Washington State University student heading home for the holidays from Pullman. If any of those scenarios apply to you then you might want to pay close attention to speed limit signs on your t

COLUMBIA BASIN HERALD - 2017-11-24 13:00:00

Do you need a new lens of faith?

Rev. Walter Klockers For years I used the monovision method (a single contact lens instead of two). That lens would go on the dominant eye, for distance vision. The other eye, without a lens, was tasked with reading and dealing with other things up close. I know this may sound a bit strange, but it

COLUMBIA BASIN HERALD - 2017-11-24 13:00:00

Quincy breaks ground on next high school building

QUINCY - Looking into the distance at the future site of the new Quincy High School, the school board president, Tricia Lubach, saw more than an empty, windswept field on the chilly afternoon of Nov. 8. "I see opportunity," she said. "It's Quincy, opportunities unlimited. So, to look out and think t

THE WENATCHEE WORLD ONLINE - 2017-11-24 02:22:00

Moses Lake woman arrested for attempting to sell stolen pocket watches online

Moses Lake Police Officers arrested 21-year-old Brittany Strong Wednesday morning after she attempted to sell stolen property via a Facebook buy and sell page. Just a week ago today she was arrested for stealing hundreds of pieces of mail in the Peninsula area of Moses Lake. Officers say they receiv


Local Egyptians grieve over terror at mosque on Sinai Peninsula

Egyptians and other Muslims went to Friday prayers at their mosques on Long Island with the weight of grief and concern on their minds after a terror attack on a crowded mosque in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula ended with more than 200 people dead and many others injured. People in the region's small Egyp

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-24 22:54:25

Long Island Capital Alliance forum on food, beverage industry

The Long Island Capital Alliance is bringing investors and businesses in the food and beverage industry together for a capital forum in Melville next month. LICA, a local nonprofit capital formation and business development organization, will be hosting the Food & Beverage Capital Forum on Dec. 1 fr

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-24 20:03:00

Car Slams Into Bay Shore Medical Office [PHOTO]

BAY SHORE, NY - A car crashed into a Bay Shore medical office on Wednesday afternoon, according to Suffolk Police. The car struck the SouthSide Cardiology building on 280 East Main Street at 1:34 p.m. BAY SHORE, NY - A car crashed into a Bay Shore medical office on Wednesday afternoon, according to

PATCH - 2017-11-24 14:38:30

Riverhead, Quogue police make four arrests in DWI crackdown

Four people were arrested in a crackdown on impaired drivers in the Town of Riverhead that began Wednesday night, according to police. Riverhead and Village of Quogue police increased enforcement and set up several checkpoints Wednesday evening, at which they arrested Ralph W. Tuthill, 65, of Matti

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-23 14:15:37

The quiet decorated Korean War hero in my swim group

Pasquale "Bob" Morga was honored by the United States and Korea for his bravery during the war. Photo Credit: Korean War Legacy Foundation I do long-distance lap swimming at 6 a.m. at the Brookhaven YMCA in Holtsville 3 or 4 days a week. I have been doing this for years and, after the swim workout


Your 2017 Guide to Hamptons and North Fork Holiday Art & Entertainment

Kick off the holiday season right-and right away-at Riverhead's historic Suffolk Theater. For one night only-Friday, November 24-travel back in time to the 1980s with Dan's Papers Homecoming show and The Ronald Reagans. The dance floor will be open for a fun night of '80s hits. From Madonna to Van H

DANSPAPERS.COM - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Best of Long Island Spotlight: Top Bars

Starting with Thanksgiving Eve, getting in the holiday spirit often involves meeting friends, family or coworkers for drinks at one of Long Island's many bars, but deciding which one can prove tricky. Narrowing down the field are Press readers, who voted BrickHouse Brewery & Restaurant the Best Bar


Steve Bannon to headline fundraiser for Rep. Lee Zeldin

WASHINGTON - Former senior White House strategist Stephen Bannon is set to headline a campaign fundraiser for Rep. Lee Zeldin next month in New York City, event co-host Arthur Schwartz confirmed Wednesday on Twitter. Bannon's role in helping to re-elect the Shirley Republican was first reported by


Downtown Hendersonville kicks off Christmas season

Thousands flocked to Hendersonville Friday night for the annual Downtown Street Lighting Festival, officially kicking off the holiday season with festive fun, song and a visit from Santa Claus himself. As the sun set Friday, the crowd flooded the steps of the Historic Courthouse, singing along to c

BLUERIDGENOW.COM - 2017-11-25 01:14:49

Tree lighting draws big crowd in Hendersonville to mark start of Christmas shopping season

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) -- Hundreds jammed Downtown Hendersonville for an event that generates both foot and hoof traffic to start the holiday shopping season. They way they rang in the season a tree lighting ceremony including live Christmas music, waiting for Santa Claus to count down. Elaine

WLOS.COM - 2017-11-24 21:24:16

Hendersonville Rescue Mission offers holiday meal for those in need

The Rescue Mission provides 60,000 meals a year, but workers there say Thursday's is one of the most important. (Photo credit: WLOS Staff) More than 20 turkeys, more than a half dozen hams, and plenty of potatoes, cranberries, and of course dressing, were all put on the table Thursday afternoon for

WLOS.COM - 2017-11-23 19:03:01

Hendersonville celebrates holidays with "Olde Fashioned Hendersonville Christmas" Dec. 1

From the Henderson County Tourism Development Authority: Olde Fashioned Hendersonville Christmas Olde Fashioned Hendersonville Christmas will be taking place on Friday, December 1 from 5-8 p.m. The Downtown merchants open their doors and invite holiday shoppers in with a festive window displays, dec