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Weather balloon

Kurtis J. Wood

Students in the Gear Up program at Quincy High School launched a weather balloon into the skies above Quincy. The balloon's flight pattern had it landing in a field near Moses Lake. However, it stopped short, landing in a field off of Road 9.

Crunch Pak plans future expansion in Quincy

It appears the giant apple slicer Crunch Pak is expanding to Quincy, potentially bringing with it 300 future jobs.

Students launch weather balloon into the sky above Quincy

Up, up and away!

Sports

Riding for friends

Quincy bicyclists Katie Beaumont, Pam Young, Sheri Rigdon and Elena Ybarra completed the two-day Seattle to Portland (STP) bike ride, which is considered one of the 10 largest recreational bike rides in the country. According to Ybarra, she and her riding companions rode 209 miles. They were joined by Arin Swinger, Norma Whitney and Renae Taneal of Moses Lake, as well as Josh and Melissa Ladd and John Buwalda of Wenatchee. The bicycling crew wore shirts with a logo inspired by Steve Weil, Ben Horning, Nancy Zepeda and Katy Higgins.

Jacks to open with jambo

It’s hard to imagine the Jackrabbits not in a rebuilding year after losing 18 players to graduation.

Opinion

Would you like to become a community contributor?

I like to think of myself as an above average writer. After all, I’ve been writing consistently since I was the editor of the Edison Eagle back in ninth grade.

An ounce of prevention against crime

The old saying goes, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”

Schools

Parents give school district a passing grade

Parents, for the most part, think the Quincy School District is doing an excellent job educating their children, according to a recent district survey.

School district refinances bonds for big savings

Quincy School District has refinanced a portion of its outstanding bonds, saving district taxpayers $293,061 over the next 10 years.

Our Neighbor

Reimann returns to fire district

After a brief retirement, Jim Reimann was re-appointed last week to the Grant County Fire District No. 3 Board of Commissioners.

Business is hot this summer for ice cream truck business

Children all over Quincy come running when they hear the electronic tinkle-tune “Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf.” They know the Wheel of Fortune Ice Cream Truck is coming down their street. Money in hand and parents walking behind them, they scramble to be the first one at the window.