Sunday, May 09, 2021


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Updated 1 hour, 50 minutes ago

Four injured in four-vehicle collision Sunday afternoon

Four people were injured Sunday afternoon in a four-vehicle collision on state Route 17 at milepost 24, south of...

Updated 3 days, 21 hours ago
Ybarra urges people to get COVID-19 vaccine

ROYAL CITY — State Rep. Alex Ybarra, R-Quincy, said he’s getting the COVID-19 vaccination in part because he wants to promote vaccinations, especially among ...

Updated 3 days, 21 hours ago
Secretary of State announces candidate filing week

Those interested in running for public office can file from May 17 to 21 in their respective counties or other jurisdictions in which they seek election.

Updated 4 days, 21 hours ago
No rollback: Inslee puts two-week pause on phase changes for counties

OLYMPIA — Grant County will not move down to Phase 2 of Gov. Jay Inslee’s COVID-19 recovery plan this week.

Updated 4 days, 21 hours ago
Treasure's afoot: Mineral prospector displays bounty of local finds

It started with gold mining, said David Waller of DnD Jewelry Shop in Ephrata.

Updated 4 days, 21 hours ago
Basin Bites: Blue Palm shop serves a healthy frozen treat

Inside a small strip mall off Stratford Road in Moses Lake sits a little gem of a shop if you’re looking for a quick, sweet, frozen, creamy treat.

Updated 4 days, 21 hours ago
Mattawa housing inspection notices raise concerns

MATTAWA — The biennial inspection of rental properties required by Mattawa’s city code doesn’t usually cause problems, but due to the current political climate there, recent inspection notices have raised questions.

Updated 4 days, 21 hours ago
Gina Bullis hired for consulting work for OSD

OTHELLO — Former Othello School District administrator Gina Bullis has been hired to work with the district as an operations consultant.

Updated 4 days, 21 hours ago
Position added to Othello School Board; director map changes

OTHELLO — The Othello School Board has been reconfigured from one at-large position to two.

Updated 4 days, 21 hours ago
Homegrown: Aaron Garza relishes job as school resource officer

OTHELLO — Aaron Garza said he wanted to come back to his hometown.

Updated 4 days, 21 hours ago
Adams County projects slated for funding through capital budget

OTHELLO — Upgrades to the Lions Park playground in Othello, money for a new evidence building for the Adams County Sheriff’s Office and fiber upgrades to imp...

Updated 4 days, 21 hours ago
Fire destroys abandoned house near Othello

OTHELLO — A brush fire destroyed an abandoned house at around 11:45 a.m. Thursday on West Bench Road, about eight miles southwest of Othello.

Updated 4 days, 21 hours ago
Biden nominates Grant County judge to federal district court

EPHRATA — President Joe Biden recently announced three judicial nominees to serve at federal district courts, one of whom was Grant County Superior Court Jud...

Updated 4 days, 21 hours ago
Grant County District Court judge announces retirement this summer

EPHRATA — Grant County Commissioners will replace two Grant County District Court judges this summer.

Updated 4 days, 21 hours ago
Candidates in Adams County encouraged to file online

RITZVILLE — People who want to file for offices up for election in Adams County are encouraged to file online, but can file in person at the Adams County elections office, 106 W. Main St., in downtown Ritzville.

Updated 4 days, 21 hours ago
Oak Harbor man ejected, injured in I-90 rollover collision

An Oak Harbor man was injured when he rolled his truck and was ejected just before 4:15 a.m. Tuesday morning on Interstate 90, about two miles west of the Schrag Rest Area in Adams County.