Senior Center serving meals

The Quincy Senior Center is open for lunch and dinner takeout and delivery meals. Dinner will be served on both Tuesday and Thursday, and lunch on Monday and Wednesday.

On the menu this week:

Oct. 13: Grilled ham and cheese sandwich, potato chips,carrot sticks, and a cookie.

Oct. 14: Beef chili, roll, green salad and dessert

Oct. 18: Tomato soup, grilled cheese sandwich and a cookie.

Oct. 19:Hard- and soft-shell tacos, black beans and rice, Mexican coleslaw, and dessert.

Final ditch rides and end of 2021 irrigation season

The Quincy-Columbia Basin Irrigation District announced that Sept. 4 will be the last Saturday for ditch rides this season.

Weekend canal surveillance will continue with supervisory personnel.

After Sept. 4, no water changes will be made on Saturday or Sunday unless it is an emergency.

The Quincy-Columbia Basin Irrigation District has scheduled final dates for the 2021 irrigation season:

Oct. 18 will be the last date for water delivery changes.

Oct. 19 will be the last full day of water delivery.

Oct. 20 will be the turn-off date for water at the head of the West Canal.

This will mark an end to the 2021 irrigation season. Quincy District water users having questions regarding this shutdown schedule should contact their ditch rider or their area Watermaster.

Voice messages will be accepted by telephone answering service on Saturdays all–day and Sunday until 11:30 A.M. for Monday water deliveries.

The district can be reached at 509-787-3591.

County’s board of equalization seeks members

The Grant County Board of Commissioners announce today that they are looking for two interested citizens of Grant County to fill two open positions on the Board of Equalization (BOE). The successful candidates will serve a three-year term as alternate members. The Board of Equalization members are responsible for hearing appeals including, but not limited to, determinations of real and personal property

Please send letter of interest and a volunteer application to Jerry Gingrich, Clerk of the Board of Equalization, 35 C Street NW, Ephrata, Washington 98823

Big Bend’s ESL classes available in Quincy

This fall, BBCC is offering English as a Second Language (ESL), General Education Development (GED), and high school completion courses in the Quincy, Mattawa and Othello communities.

Quincy Classes will take place at the Port of Quincy offices.

“Big Bend realizes that travel or the lack of transportation can be a huge barrier for potential students and we want to work together to try and remove that barrier,” said BBCC Director of Communications Matt Killebrew.”

Enrollment at each site is now open. Students can register and start classes anytime throughout the quarter, which goes through Dec. 8.

ESL classes will be taught in-person on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to 8:30 p.m. GED and high school completion classes will be 100 percent online.

Testing and registration is available every Tuesday between 6 to 8:30 p.m. Schedules are the same at each location.

Classes are $25 per quarter.

For more information and help with registering for classes, call 509-793-2304. Assistance is available in English, Spanish and Russian.

BBCC’s Quincy location is at 101 F Street SW,Quincy, WA 98848

Community worship service scheduled for Pioneer Church

All are invited to attend a community worship service in the Pioneer Church this Sunday, October 17th at 10 a.m.

Plan to join in this fellowship of faith and enjoy the amazing acoustics of this 117-yr-old treasure in our community! (across from Subway in the Reiman-Simmons Historical Park). Hosted by St. Paul Lutheran Church.

For more information, please contact Kaye at 509-398-0950.

The Pioneer Church’s address is 415 F Street, S.W., in Quincy.

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