Friday, May 27, 2022

Local News

Need more information regarding today's local news? Here, we'll keep you up to date on everything happening in the Columbia Basin today.

Updated 10 hours, 22 minutes ago

A place to call home

OTHELLO — It’s no secret that homes are in high demand right now. The median home price in Othello has risen alm...

Updated 10 hours, 22 minutes ago
Moses Lake man arrested after brief standoff

MOSES LAKE — A Moses Lake man was arrested Thursday after a brief standoff with law enforcement on suspicion of second-degree robbery and felony eluding . ...

Updated 18 hours, 36 minutes ago
"I am small town"

MOSES LAKE — Singer-songwriter Colt Ford will be performing at the Moses Lake Spring Festival this weekend. The Georgia native currently calls Nashville, ...

Updated 18 hours, 53 minutes ago
Othello fastpitch softball top seed in state tournament

OTHELLO — Othello High School fastpitch softball coach Rudy Ochoa said he was optimistic about the 2022 season, but it turned out even better than he expected.

Updated 19 hours, 27 minutes ago
Gov’t offices to remain open Friday, but closed Monday

COLUMBIA BASIN - All city and county government offices in Grant and Adams counties will maintain their regular hours on Friday, May 27, though they will be ...

Updated 19 hours, 29 minutes ago
Moses Lake man arrested after brief standoff

MOSES LAKE — A Moses Lake man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of second-degree robbery and felony eluding after a brief standoff with law enforcement.

Updated 19 hours, 34 minutes ago
Avian flu detected in Grant Co.

MOSES LAKE — Avian influenza has arrived in Grant County, according to the Grant County Health District. According to Monica Mecham, a spokesperson for th...

Updated 20 hours, 4 minutes ago
No vaccine required for incoming BBCC students

MOSES LAKE — Big Bend Community College students will no longer be required to have the COVID-19 vaccine when the fall quarter begins on Sept. 19, according to a press release from the college. The vaccine man...

Updated 20 hours, 17 minutes ago
Updated: Subject in police standoff in custody

MOSES LAKE — The Grant County Sheriff’s Office is asking people to avoid the area of Maple Drive between Alma Road Northeast and Stewart Road Northeast and for area residents to stay indoors.

Updated 22 hours, 51 minutes ago
The Busy Bean moves to new Soap Lake location

SOAP LAKE — The Busy Bean, a coffee shop in Soap Lake, got a new look and a new address this week.

Updated 1 day, 10 hours ago
Morning roundup: Spring Festival, Quincy athletes, stoplights

Springfest springs back, Jacks take all-league honors and traffic lights get a makeover. Here’s what’s happening in the Basin today:

Updated 1 day, 10 hours ago
Basin tennis players head to state

COLUMBIA BASIN – The Washington high school tennis state tournaments begin on Friday, and 16 players from the Columbia Basin are going to represent their sch...

Updated 1 day, 19 hours ago
Bureau of Land Management fire restrictions go into effect Friday

PORTLAND — The Bureau of Land Management has announced a series of fire restrictions will go into effect beginning Friday on federal land throughout Washington and Oregon, according to a BLM press release.

Updated 1 day, 19 hours ago
‘Busy, busy, busy’

MOSES LAKE — Springfest is back.

Updated 1 day, 20 hours ago
Quincy’s B Street Market adds more Saturdays

QUINCY — Quincy’s B Street Market is expanding its days of operation for summer 2022. The market will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday – with one excep...