Wednesday, March 03, 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 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...