Tuesday, September 22, 2020


Keep up with all the fast-moving novel coronavirus news, particularly as it impacts the Columbia Basin.

Updated 19 hours, 11 minutes ago

Smoky skies give way over the weekend to Cars Under The Stars

After two consecutive viewings were rescheduled due to oppressive wildfire smoke, the Grant County Fairgrounds’ ...

Updated 19 hours, 11 minutes ago
Coronavirus: New cases in Grant, Adams counties

There were 67 cases of the coronavirus reported in Grant County over the weekend.

Updated 1 day, 19 hours ago
1,500 rally in Moses Lake Sand Dunes for annual Bounty Hole

Around 1,500 people from across the region rallied to the Moses Lake Sand Dunes Saturday for the local off-road vehicle group’s largest event of the year, ac...

Updated 1 day, 19 hours ago
Health officials perform nearly 800 coronavirus tests during weekend events

Nearly 800 Grant County residents were tested for the coronavirus at mass testing events hosted by the Grant County Health District over the weekend, part of an effort to get a better understanding of the true pr...

Updated 4 days, 19 hours ago
First day of school starts with questionnaire

MOSES LAKE — The first day of school for 2020-21 at Frontier Middle School started with waiting in line.

Updated 4 days, 19 hours ago
Northwest Berkley Big Bass Tournament canceled

Northwest Berkley Big Bass Tournament on Oct. 3 at MarDon Resort on Potholes Reservoir has been cancelled this year after being postponed already this May. Marilyn Meseberg, an owner at MarDon Resort, said there ...

Updated 4 days, 19 hours ago
Coronavirus: Eleventh Adams County coronavirus-linked death reported

An Adams County resident has died due to complications from the coronavirus, the 11th thus far, Adams County Health Department officials announced Thursday.

Updated 5 days, 19 hours ago
Thursday COVID-19 test event in Moses Lake canceled, later events still on

Due to poor air quality, a free COVID-19 testing event planned for Moses Lake Thursday has been canceled, the Grant County Health District said in a statement.

Updated 6 days, 19 hours ago
Eighteenth coronavirus-linked death reported in Grant County

An eighteenth Grant County resident has died due to complications as a direct result of the coronavirus, the Grant County Health District reported in a Tuesday evening press release.

Updated 6 days, 19 hours ago
Coronavirus: 14 new cases in Grant County

There were 14 cases of the coronavirus reported in Grant County on Tuesday.

Updated 6 days, 19 hours ago
Ritzville woman uses time away from college to start business

RITZVILLE — When the coronavirus pandemic hit earlier this year, 20-year-old Peyton Curtis, an animal studies student at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, really did...

Updated 1 week ago
Coronavirus: New cases reported over weekend

There were 97 cases of the coronavirus reported in Grant County over the weekend, including new cases in nearly every community in central and southern Grant County, according to the Grant County Health District.

Updated 1 week ago
Adams County reports case numbers

In Adams County, 33 new positive test results for coronavirus were confirmed over the weekend and into Monday.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Library system to expand curbside pickup hours

MOSES LAKE — Libraries in the NCW Library system will be expanding the hours they are open for curbside pickup, beginning today.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Moses Lake Alzheimer's walk postponed

The 2020 Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Moses Lake has been rescheduled to Sept. 27.