WELCOME TO LIND!
HOME OF THE FAMOUS
COMBINE DEMOLITION DERBY™
(1906 ~ looking west on 1st street)
The photo was taken in
1906 by John F. Moberly, wheat farmer,& was shared by
John's granddaughter, Marlea Sheridan, Keizer, Oregon.
(at one time there were 10 taverns lining this street from
the corner (where the bank is located) down to the Grange.
Located in Adams
County and nestled among vast wheat fields, Lind is not without charm or history
Lind was first settled in 1888 by the Neilson Brothers, James & dugal on a
relatively barren area along the Northern Pacific Railway's main line. In the
fall of 1888, the Neilson Brothers built the first Lind residence & two years
later they constructed & stocked a store & resumed postal service. James became
the first postmaster. In 1889, the first Lind school opened with 6 students. The
town was platted in 1890.
Currently, Lind has approximately 500 residents. The town, located in the middle
of the eastern/central flat lands of Eastern Washington, is surrounded by wheat
& potato crops, some diversified crops from the Columbia Basin Irrigation
project (waters from the mighty Columbia River) & an abundance of sage brush.
Lind endures occasional tumble weeds rolling through town, and many dust storms!
We are to the west of the famous Palouse Hills & east of the Cascade Mountain
range, separating Washington into two very distinct & different land areas. Lind
accumulates approximately 10 inches of rain a year, & enjoys four very distinct
This is a community web site and you'll find vast
information pertaining to each event and activity.
We've included community
many photos & interesting facts on events & activities. Also, note information on
schools, businesses, medical clinics/hospital, & churches.
Plans are in progress
Get your reservation and join us for a great event!
May 3, 2014 at 6:30 P.M.
Hosted by the Alumni Association
CAR & PICKUP RACING
Saturday, May 17th, 2014
1 p.m. ~ Time Trials
2 p.m. ~ Racing
(Note: no demo, racing only)
For more information, contact Eric Lund
(April 20, 2014)
TOWN OF LIND
Mayor, Jamie Schmunk
The Town Council meets the 2nd and 4th
Tuesday of each month at
7:00 P.M. at the City Hall
This is YOUR town!
Attend the meetings, get acquainted with
your council members, become informed!
New to Lind? Call for information on services available or visit
116 1/2 W. 2nd
PO Box F
Lind, WA 99341
LIND CHAMBER OF
President, Carin Monroe
The Lind Chamber meets the first Monday of every month.
Note: If a meeting night falls on a holiday, the chamber will
the following week.
Meetings are held at the Lions Club Building at 6:30 P.M.
It is the goal of the Chamber to encourage and
The chamber is open to all suggestions and hope to accomplish
community, Lions Club, and the Town of Lind's
This is YOUR town! Get involved and help Lind's
growth and survival!
About the Lind Chamber of Commerce:
LIND LIONS CLUB
President, Michael Gering
The Lind Lions Club meets the 1st and
3rd Wednesday of each month, 7:00 P.M., taking a summer break after
the June's activities. They
resume meetings in September.
They are always looking for
more help, so get involved and help them to promote the Lind
Their major event is the
sponsorship of the annual Combine Demolition Derby™ which includes
help and input from much of
the community. The events requires weeks of work, and it's a great
for you to meet the members
of the club and to become involved with the community.
Be sure and check out the
following link to be informed on the many things the Lions Club does
throughout the year.
About the Lind Lions Club:
For a 'trip' through Derby Weekend,
you'll find links below pertaining to each activity and event
from the Derby Extravaganza weekend. Keep
in mind there are many photos to load, and
occasionally it takes time. Please be patient. Note: Most of the
action photos were taken
Ritzville Journal Times
and can be ordered from them.
117 North "I" Street
PO Box 345
Lind, WA 99341-0345
Phone: (5-0) 677 3620
Logo designed by Mark Thorne
2013 Derby Photos
2014 Contacts for Derby Weekend
2014 Schedule for Derby Weekend
2014 Car Derby Rules & Information
2014 Derby Weekend Questions
The following links contain information and
photos of a few of the
activities enjoyed in the Lind Community. Be
patient as it sometimes
takes a while for the pictures to load!
2013 Santa and
Christmas Parade Photos
...and while you're viewing the pictures, put on your
thinking cap and plan to design and enter your
float in 2014 Christmas Parade. The only 'rule' is that
your entry has to have lights.
Prizes awarded to all who enter!
honoring the local farmers, their history and the
HOW MANY OF YOU REMEMBER MT. ST. HELENS AND THE DAY HER
FURY BURIED US IN ASH?
Click here for a refresher course!
Mt. St. Helens
For a fun read, click
the EGG on
citizens who provided us
will be posted for one month
Kay M. Meilke
posted April 6, 2014