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Propane truck rollover closes Adams Road North
GEORGE — A portion of Adams Road near George was closed Wednesday morning after a propane truck rolled over, acc...
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.
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 ...
Mattawa mayor fires police chief
Mattawa Police Chief Joe Harris has been fired by Mattawa Mayor Maggie Celaya, according to Harris’ lawyer Bill Gilbert.
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.
Ephrata schools levy heads for approval in first ballot tally
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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...