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Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Moses Lake School District to part ways with Meek

MOSES LAKE — At a special meeting Tuesday evening, the Moses Lake School Board voted to “sever the employment” o...

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Early count sets stage: Grant County voters have their say on who advances to general election, MLSD levy

Voters in Moses Lake and Quincy decided Tuesday on the candidates who will vie this fall for three school board seats — two in Moses Lake and one in Quincy.

Updated 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Northrup Canyon Fire burns hundreds of acres, draws state mobilization

The fire was estimated at 300 acres and threatens structures and wheat. Level 2 and 3 evacuations were in effect.

Updated 4 months ago
Cyclist injured in record-breaking jump attempt

Motorcyclist and stunt rider Alex Harvill was rushed to Samaritan Hospital Thursday morning after a bad landing.

Updated 5 months, 1 week ago
Inslee sets June 30 for reopening state

MOSES LAKE — Reaction was varied among local officials to the announcement by Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday setting June 30 as the date to reopen the state fro...

Updated 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Inslee decides on a two-week pause on phase changes for counties

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

Updated 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Inslee: No new COVID-19 restrictions in Washington for now

Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday said all of the state's counties will remain in their current phase of the state's reopening plan, because new COVID-19 cases are ...

Updated 6 months, 1 week ago
Mattawa mayor fires police chief

Mattawa Police Chief Joe Harris has been fired by Mattawa Mayor Maggie Celaya, according to Harris’ lawyer Bill Gilbert.

Updated 7 months, 4 weeks ago
COVID-19 diagnoses prompt sheriff's office closure

The Grant County Sheriff’s Office main administrative office will be closed until March 8 after “office employees” tested positive for COVID-19.

Updated 8 months, 1 week ago
Ephrata schools levy heads for approval in first ballot tally

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Updated 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Othello man pleads not guilty in double murder; trial set for March

An Othello man in the U.S. illegally pleaded not guilty Friday in Adams County Superior Court in Ritzville to murdering two women in their Othello home Jan. 27.

Updated 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Othello man booked on murder charges

An Othello man was booked into the Adams County Jail on two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of removing or concealing a body.

Updated 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Othello man arrested on murder after at least one body found in car

An Othello man has been arrested for investigation of first-degree murder after at least one body was discovered in a car near Othello Thursday morning.

Updated 9 months, 1 week ago
Newhouse votes to impeach Trump

Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Wash., voted Wednesday to impeach President Donald J. Trump — one of 10 Republican members of the House of Representative to vote with t...

Updated 10 months, 1 week ago
Beverly man's death ruled a homicide

The death of a Beverly man whose body was found Tuesday has been ruled a homicide, according to a press release from the Grant County Sheriff's Office.