Friday, September 22, 2023


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Updated 14 hours, 8 minutes ago

Adaptation and change

OTHELLO — Othello residents might soon be able to purchase houses with floor plans that include an attached seco...

Updated 14 hours, 8 minutes ago
Past perfect

MOSES LAKE — You could say A.L. Sowards is living in the past.

Updated 14 hours, 8 minutes ago
Cowlitz Complex fires inch closer to containment

GIFFORD PINCHOT NATIONAL FOREST — The 30-fire Cowlitz Complex in the southwest Washington Cascades National Forest between Mount Rainier and the Columbia Riv...

Updated 20 hours, 26 minutes ago
Almira Country Fair promises small-town fun

ALMIRA — The Almira Country Fair starts today, according to its social media page. “I would say (the fair) started 40-some years ago,” said fair committee m...

Updated 20 hours, 29 minutes ago
BASIN SPORTS RECAP: Eight teams reach top-10 in WIAA’s RPI

COLUMBIA BASIN – Teams from across the Columbia Basin began to enter league play in their respective conferences over the past week, battling it out on the f...

Updated 20 hours, 32 minutes ago
Police records for Sept. 22, 2023

The reports below were provided by the sheriff’s office or police department indicated. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court o...

Updated 22 hours, 12 minutes ago
Bites 2 Go

OTHELLO — Qualifying elementary students in the Othello School District will be getting food to tide them over the weekends with the help of a partnership be...

Updated 23 hours, 28 minutes ago
Physicality a focus as Cougars begin Pac-12 play vs Oregon State

PULLMAN — The 2023 Pac-12 slate opens on Saturday across the conference, with the No. 21 Washington State Cougars preparing for a “physical” No. 14 Oregon St...

Updated 23 hours, 46 minutes ago
Wheels spin at Othello Demo Derby

OTHELLO — The Othello Demolition Derby brought a swarm of audience members to the rodeo arena at the Adams County Fairgrounds Sept. 13 during the 2023 Othell...

Updated 1 day, 1 hour ago
Soap Lake changes city hall hours ordinance

The Soap Lake City Council voted Wednesday to approve a change in the city’s ordinances, switching City Hall’s public hours from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to 9 a.m. t...

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
Ephrata hosts volleyball tournament

EPHRATA – The Tigers hosted 13 teams at Saturday’s Varsity Volleyball Tournament, bringing in schools ranging from 1B to 4A classifications.

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
Eagles move to 3-1 with sweep of Cascade Christian

SOAP LAKE — Soap Lake improved to 3-1 in the early season, clinching its third-straight sweep after a 3-0 win over Cascade Christian on Tuesday night.

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
FIRE REPORT: Olympic blazes still growing, Dorian fire 30% contained

KENNEWICK — The Dorian fire outside of Wallula between Kennewick and Walla Walla, was 30% contained at 200 acres Wednesday according to the Washington State ...

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
WSU announces Murrow News Fellowship program manager

PULLMAN – The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication announced Monday the appointment of Jody Brannon as program manager for the new Murrow News Fellowshi...

Updated 1 day, 21 hours ago
Ribbon cutting Sept. 27 at Columbia Ridge Elementary

EPHRATA — Students and teachers at Grant Elementary and Ephrata School District officials will be cutting the ribbon on the completed remodel of the building...