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Updated 4 months, 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 1 year, 7 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 1 year, 7 months 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 1 year, 7 months 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 1 year, 7 months 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 1 year, 7 months 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 1 year, 8 months 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 1 year, 8 months 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 1 year, 8 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...

Updated 1 year, 8 months ago
Protesters in Ephrata ask governor to ease restrictions

EPHRATA — About 60 people gathered on the lawn of the Grant County Courthouse to ask Gov. Jay Inslee to ease restrictions on movement and business he imposed to combat the COVID-19 outbreak.

Updated 1 year, 8 months ago
K9 Jester joins the Moses Lake police pack

MOSES LAKE - The Moses Lake Police Department has announced that K9 Jester, a 14-month Belgian Malinois from the Netherlands, will be joining the force with ...

Updated 1 year, 9 months ago
Person dies in Ritzville officer-involved shooting

RITZVILLE — An unidentified person died early Sunday morning after an incident at Ritzville business where the person was shot by a Ritzville police officer. The shooting is being investigated by the Central Basi...

Updated 1 year, 9 months ago
Coronavirus: Moses Lake man dies, second Grant County death

GRANT COUNTY - A second Grant County resident sickened with the novel coronavirus has died, according to the Grant County Health District. This story is bein...

Updated 1 year, 9 months ago
Inslee extends “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order through May 4

Gov. Jay Inslee announced late Thursday that he was extending his “stay-at-home” order until May 4.

Updated 1 year, 9 months ago
Three Moses Lake Boeing employees test positive for COVID-19

Boeing announced late Wednesday that three of it’s Moses Lake employees have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus

Updated 1 year, 9 months ago
Three confirmed cases in Adams County, all in Othello

ADAMS COUNTY - There are now three confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Adams County, with two new cases reported Thursday.