iFIBER ONE News Broadcast from Monday, Dec 3rd, 2012: in tonight's broadcast we have several stories from the Columbia Basin including: The city of Mattawa is considering four applicants for the position of police chief.

As many as 60,000 Washingtonians will be cut off from unemployment benefits when a federal program ends on Dec. 29.

The 18th annual Agricultural Appreciation Parade and Street Party brought hundreds of people to downtown Moses Lake on Friday.

What's the secret to keeping the needles on the tree all the way through Christmas? Well, an internationally recognized tree expert says people can skip the tricks and focus on one simple ingredient: Water.

The Quincy City Council approved the purchase of an application that allows residents to submit comments and complaints to the city on their smartphones.

In our second segment, we have the iFIBER ONE Weather Center Forecast for the Columbia Basin for Monday, Dec 3rd, 2012 including Moses Lake, Ephrata, Quincy, Soap Lake, Coulee City, Wilson Creek, Warden, and Royal City.

The playoff picture for the Seahawks improved on Sunday with a win over the Chicago Bears.  For those of your still on Dish Network who didn't get to see the game, don't worry we have some highlights.

Ryan Lancast has a report on the 2012 Festival of Trees celebration by Habitat for Humanity in Moses Lake.

Last week, Moses Lake School officials invited members of the public to give input on overcrowding at the district's secondary schools.

After surviving a Nazi concentration camp, Peter Loft now tours the world speaking about his experience during the Holocaust, but also about healing and forgiveness. Loft is visiting Moses Lake this week, giving presentations to students at several local schools along with other groups.

In news from across the state -- More than a quarter of all U.S. grain exports move through Pacific Northwest grain terminals, so the tense contract negotiations between the terminal owners and union members has many people worried.

Washington Department of Ecology officials are creating a certified water right examiner program in a bid to streamline the backlogged water right permits process.

Gun rights and gun control groups are coming together in Washington state as part of a renewed effort to show some "tough love" to kids who illegally carry guns.

And in our final story tonight, have you ever tried to pry a campaign bumper sticker off your car following an election? Well, an Indiana man might have a more difficult time removing a political logo from his face.

 

 

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