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Updated 1 week 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 employee...

Updated 7 months, 3 weeks 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 7 months, 3 weeks 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 7 months, 3 weeks 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 7 months, 4 weeks 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 8 months, 3 weeks 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 8 months, 3 weeks 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 8 months, 3 weeks 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

Updated 9 months ago
Severe storms hitting central Washington this afternoon, evening

MOSES LAKE — The National Weather Service has issued a release warning residents of northern Oregon and eastern Washington of impending severe storms forecast for this afternoon. Extremely heavy rains, frequent l...

Updated 9 months, 1 week ago
Man who drowned in Moses Lake identified

MOSES LAKE — A deceased man recovered from the waters of Moses Lake near the sand dunes Monday has been identified by the Grant County Coroner as 61-year-old Myong T. Kim, of Shoreline.

Updated 9 months, 1 week ago
Man who drowned in Moses Lake identified

MOSES LAKE - A deceased man recovered from the waters of Moses Lake near the sand dunes Monday has been identified by the Grant County Coroner as 61-year-old...

Updated 9 months, 1 week ago
Big Bend lock down order lifted, unclear if shooting occurred

MOSES LAKE — The Big Bend Community College campus has been locked down and residents in the Arlington Avenue neighborhood are being told to stay indoors due to a possible incident in the 1200 block of Arlington.

Updated 9 months, 1 week ago
Grant County approved for variance to enter Phase 2

OLYMPIA — Washington Department of Health officials have approved a request from Grant County to move to the second phase of the reopening plan announced by Gov. Jay Inslee May 1.

Updated 9 months, 2 weeks ago
Grant County Commissioners to consider COVID-19 variance application

EPHRATA — Grant County commissioners will meet at 11 a.m. Friday to approve a request, which will be forwarded to state officials, to allow the county to begin reopening businesses closed in the wake of the COVID...

Updated 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Ritzville homicide suspect arrested after chase, shootout across state lines

A Ritzville homicide suspect has been detained by the Oregon State Patrol after a chase and shootout in the Troutdale/Portland area, according to the Adams C...

Updated 10 months ago
Shutdown continues: Inslee outlines slow plan to reopen state

OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee outlined a four-phase plan Friday afternoon that will slowly reopen the state over the next several months, but much of the governor’s initial stay-at-home closure order will remain in p...