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Voting in Quincy: School board candidates focus on academics, diversity
October 20, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Voting in Quincy: School board candidates focus on academics, diversity

QUINCY — Two candidates are vying for a seat on the Quincy School Board.

October 20, 2021 1:05 a.m.

Fifteen local WSP troopers lose jobs due to mandate

Fifteen Washington State Patrol commissioned officers who cover Grant and Adams counties, as well as other areas in WSP’s districts 4 and 6, of which the counties are a part, were thrown out of their jobs Monday due to not getting the COVID-19 vaccination or approved exemption and accommodations for not getting the shot.

Fear for fun: Othello Straw Maze scares through October
October 20, 2021 1:03 a.m.

Fear for fun: Othello Straw Maze scares through October

OTHELLO — Lily McIndoe knew exactly what she wanted to be Friday night, and she gave careful instructions to Stephanie Carl, who was painting her face.

Alvin Smith
October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Alvin Smith

Al Smith was born into a happy, successful middle-class family in La Grande, Oregon, on March 9, 1927, to Byron Lemuel and Thelma (Meyer) Smith.

Delbert Ratliff
October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Delbert Ratliff

Delbert was the middle son born to Karl and Dorothy Ratliff in Rio Tinto, Nevada, a now-ghost town that he outlasted by 73 years.

Edith Lawrence
October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Edith Lawrence

Edith passed away Sept. 29, 2021, at the age of 85, in Spokane.

A little warmth: Family donates clothing to anyone who needs it
October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

A little warmth: Family donates clothing to anyone who needs it

MOSES LAKE — Love. That’s what makes Cal Rice and his wife Jackie drive out with a big truck full of clothes to give away to whomever needs them.

Clayton Thomas Pray
October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Clayton Thomas Pray

Clayton was born in Madras, Oregon, on June 11, 1973. He lived the majority of his life in Moses Lake. Clayton went to Peninsula Elementary School and Frontier Junior High and graduated from Moses Lake High School.

Debora Susan Rockne
October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Debora Susan Rockne

With a saddened heart we lost our beloved mother Debora Rockne at the age of 66 of natural causes on Oct. 13, 2021.

October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Old Hotel Art Gallery to return to in-person fundraiser Saturday

OTHELLO — After a year’s hiatus, the Old Hotel Art Gallery will hold its annual fundraising dinner and auction in person Saturday at the Sacred Heart Catholic Parish at 616 E. Juniper St. The silent auction starts at 6 p.m. and the live auction at 7 p.m.

October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Othello wants ideas on spending COVID-19 relief funds

OTHELLO — A second public hearing has been scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Nov. 2 to take comments and ideas from Othello residents on the best use of about $2.3 million the town has or will have as part of federal COVID-19 relief funding.

October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Royal Slope seniors to host soup luncheon

ROYAL CITY — The Royal Slope Senior Center will sponsor a free soup luncheon at noon Oct. 27 in the community center at the Royal City Golf Course and RV Park at 13702 Dodson Road.

New Othello hangar finished
October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

New Othello hangar finished

OTHELLO — It took a little while longer than anyone expected, but the new, 10-bay airplane hangar at the Othello Municipal Airport is finally open for business.

Wahluke wins cross-country individual boys title; girls take team title
October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Wahluke wins cross-country individual boys title; girls take team title

MATTAWA — Wahluke High School sophomore Angel Vazquez was first across the finish line in the boys race at the cross-country meet Thursday at the South Central Athletic Conference meet against Wapato, Zillah, Kiona-Benton and La Salle high schools.

October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Quincy man dies from injuries in collision

A Quincy man died and two others were injured in a collision Tuesday night at state Route 282 and Road A Northwest, near Ephrata, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Othello bests Quincy in girls soccer match
October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Othello bests Quincy in girls soccer match

OTHELLO — Othello High School hosted Quincy High School on Saturday for a non-league match resulting in the Lady Huskies taking the game 3-0.

October 20, 2021 midnight

Legals for October, 20 2021

Moses Lake firefighters lose jobs over mandate
October 19, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Moses Lake firefighters lose jobs over mandate

Three Moses Lake Fire Department firefighters were forced from their jobs Monday because they did not get the COVID-19 vaccine, but an online petition was started to help their cause.

Political newcomers run for Moses Lake School Board seat
October 19, 2021 1:05 a.m.

Political newcomers run for Moses Lake School Board seat

MOSES LAKE — Two candidates are squaring off in the general election for the Moses Lake School District Position 4 seat currently occupied by outgoing board member Elliott Goodrich.

October 19, 2021 1:03 a.m.

Commission to take public comment on redistricting

EPHRATA — The Grant County commissioners will have a public comment session to get reactions on proposed changes in commissioner districts at a date and time yet to be determined.