Category: News

  • On Patrol

    By Tammara Green The law enforcement system is like a bulls eye. In the very center, there is local city law enforcement, which is the Mattawa Area Police. Although the MPD may assist other law enforcement agencies as needed, they are responsible for patrolling and enforcing the law within the city limits of Mattawa. County would be the next level… Continue reading "On Patrol"

  • Riding The John Wayne Trail

    By Tammara Green John Wayne Pioneer Wagons and Riders camped out near Huntzinger Boat Launch last Tuesday before continuing on over to Smyrna and Warden via the trail that continues up Crab Creek. The group of some 122 participants made arrangements to take the bus over to the other side to Beverly the following morning or to drive their own… Continue reading "Riding The John Wayne Trail"

  • Junior High Students “Shake” Up Atlanta!

    Four students, Kacey Hirai, Alexandria Hyndman, Madison Harlow and Abraham Gonzalez all headed to the Amazing Shake National competition at the Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta, Georgia after qualifying in the state tournament in the Tri Cities two weeks ago. The journey started for them when they participated in the Great Warrior Shake competition for the Wahluke School District. Fourth… Continue reading "Junior High Students “Shake” Up Atlanta!"

  • Lil’ Abner Opening This Week

    Quincy Valley Allied Arts features Lil’ Abner, which opens this Friday, February 16 at the McConnell Auditorium inside Quincy High School. Mattawa born and raised, Matthew Jamison plays the lead role of Abner Yokum. Marie Jamison (formerly Greisen also from Mattawa) plays three parts. She plays Moonbeam McSwine, Appasionata and Bull Moose. “The story is about how the government tests… Continue reading "Lil’ Abner Opening This Week"

  • Coming Up Roses

    Rosa Reyes opened her shop Rosa’s Boutique in 2007. It was a goal she waited a long time to attain. “Ever since I was twelve or 13 years old I dreamed of owning my own flower shop,” Reyes said. “I liked helping my mom grow flowers. We sold them alongside the road. I also liked to go to the fields… Continue reading "Coming Up Roses"