Wednesday, December 08, 2021

Breaking News

For the latest breaking news, see below. We'll share breaking news stories as we have them so you're kept up to date at all times.

Updated 3 months, 2 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 1 year ago
Health district reports nine deaths due to COVID-19 at care centers

Grant County Health District on Friday reported nine residents at McKay Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Moses Lake have died and their deaths are linked to COVID-19.

Updated 1 year ago
Lakeview Elementary precautionarily locked down Thursday morning

MOSES LAKE — Lakeview Terrace Elementary School was in a precautionary lock down for 20 minutes Thursday morning after a school employee reported hearing gunfire in the neighborhood, according to Moses Lake Polic...

Updated 1 year ago
Health district seeks Ritzville wedding attendees

Grant County Health District is asking anyone who attended a large private wedding near Ritzville last week to get tested for COVID-19 after a number of cases of the pandemic illness have been linked to the event.

Updated 1 year ago
Inslee issues restrictions on restaurants, home gatherings

Gov. Jay Inslee announced a series of new restrictions Sunday morning, including closing all restaurants to indoor dining and restrictions on indoor gatherings.

Updated 1 year ago
MLSD mulls temporary return to online-only education for middle schoolers

MOSES LAKE — The Moses Lake School District is considering sending kids at its two largest middle schools — Frontier and Chief Moses — home for remote instru...

Updated 1 year, 2 months ago
Health district announces 21st COVID-19 death

The Grant County Health District reported late Friday that a Moses Lake man in his 80s died from COVID-19-related causes.

Updated 1 year, 3 months ago
Two More Adams County Covid Deaths

ADAMS COUNTY — The Adams County Health Department is reporting two more deaths in the county as a result of complications from COVID-19.

Updated 1 year, 3 months ago
Late Newspaper Delivery Today

We apologize to all of our subscribers for late delivery today. We had an issue with the press last night and as a result, received papers two hours later than we normally do.

Updated 1 year, 4 months ago
Eighth Grant County resident has died of COVID-19

GRANT COUNTY — A Mattawa man in his 50s is the eighth Grant County resident to die after testing positive for the coronavirus, and the fourth death reported ...

Updated 1 year, 5 months ago
Accident, helicopter trouble, hole snarl traffic on I-90

GEORGE — An accident involving a motorcycle tied up traffic for nearly an hour on the westbound lanes of Interstate 90 on the Vantage Bridge Friday afternoon, according to a statement from Washington State Depart...

Updated 1 year, 5 months ago
Seventh Grant County resident dies of COVID-19

GRANT COUNTY - A Moses Lake man in his 70s who had the coronavirus has died, Grant County Health District said Thursday. It was the seventh death in Grant Co...

Updated 1 year, 5 months ago
Fire starts on Saddle Mountain, grows to 1,400 acres

MATTAWA — Firefighting units from around the region responded to a fire on Saddle Mountain, east of Mattawa, on Monday, according to Grant County Sheriff’s O...

Updated 1 year, 5 months ago
Coronavirus: one death, 18 new cases reported in Grant County

GRANT COUNTY — One patient in Grant County sickened with the novel coronavirus has died, Grant County Health District announced Friday. The patient was the f...

Updated 1 year, 5 months ago
Coronavirus temporarily closes popular Moses Lake restaurant

MOSES LAKE — A popular Moses Lake restaurant will close for two weeks after an employee tested positive for coronavirus.

Updated 1 year, 6 months ago
Crashes on I-90 cause backups, leave vehicle in lake

A passenger car ended up in the water of Moses Lake after two collisions minutes apart on Interstate 90 at milepost 177