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Eastern Washington reps urge governor to veto money for dam removal study

Eastern Washington reps urge governor to veto money for dam removal study

May 21, 2019 at 6:02 pm

OLYMPIA — Two eastern Washington Republican U.S. Representatives are urging Governor Jay Inslee to veto a $750,000 line item in the state capital budget that would commission a study on the eff...

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Man found guilty for assaulting Moses Lake cops in 2017 scuffle

May 21, 2019 at 5:18 pm | Columbia Basin Herald MOSES LAKE — A Moses Lake man who had amphetamine, methamphetamine and THC in his system during an encounter with Moses Lake police in 2017 was found guilty by a jury for assaulting two officers. A ...

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Meeting to discuss lake treatment in Ephrata Thursday

May 21, 2019 at 6:05 pm | EPHRATA — The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will sponsor a public meeting to discuss a proposal to treat five lakes in Grant County with rotenone. The meeting will be from 6 to 7:3...

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New reporter finding passion in sports writing

May 20, 2019 at 6:19 pm | Columbia Basin Herald By CHARLES H. FEATHERSTONE Staff Writer MOSES LAKE — It’s about time our newest reporter gets a formal introduction. “I’ve always enjoyed sports,” said 27-year-old Casey McCarthy, who started as a...

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New owner at Jamison’s Events Center

May 20, 2019 at 6:18 pm | Columbia Basin Herald MOSES LAKE — Sandy Hanson is the new owner of Jamison’s Events Center. “I call this my fun job,” she said. Her other job is as a network analyst for the Grant County PUD – which is not necessarily ...

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Notable races abound after filing week

May 20, 2019 at 6:06 pm | Columbia Basin Herald EPHRATA — Candidate filing week is over and the deadline to withdraw has passed, and 30 of the 146 elections being held in Grant County this year are officially being contested. State Rep. Alex Ybar...

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New Grand Coulee Dam exhibit opens this weekend

May 20, 2019 at 5:06 pm | Columbia Basin Herald GRAND COULEE — A new virtual reality exhibit will give viewers a look at Grand Coulee Dam from angles they don't normally see. The new video will premiere Memorial Day weekend at the dam's visi...

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Salmon on the grill is best done simply

May 20, 2019 at 5:06 pm | Columbia Basin Herald Another round of grilling this week saw a couple of pieces of salmon have their turn on the grill. While it is preheating, I’ll make up a small amount of a mayonnaise topping to put on the fish, whic...

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Thirty contested 2019 elections in Grant County

May 20, 2019 at 5:04 pm | Columbia Basin Herald EPHRATA — Although nearly 200 people filed to run for public office during candidate filing week, the majority of the races will be uncontested. Filing week, which ran last Monday through Fri...

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