Wednesday, April 17, 2024

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Updated 3 hours ago

Next stage of Grant Co. Jail construction to begin in May

EPHRATA — People driving by the site of the new Grant County Jail will start seeing progress soon.

Updated 3 hours, 30 minutes ago
Cohort of leaders: RDI program gives grants to Othello institutions

OTHELLO – Rural Development Initiatives wrapped up its six-month-long Rural Community Leadership Program in Othello Thursday evening with a final session for t…

Updated 3 hours, 40 minutes ago
Basin sports schedule April 17-23

COLUMBIA BASIN – Check out this week’s sports schedule, featuring local baseball, golf, soccer, softball, tennis and track and field events.

Updated 10 hours, 58 minutes ago
WDFW releases new hunting season and regulation information

OLYMPIA — The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Monday the latest big game hunting season and regulation information, 2024-2026 hunting seas…

Updated 11 hours, 3 minutes ago
BBCC clean energy conference highlights workforce needs

MOSES LAKE — Preparing a workforce for today’s clean energy industries was the focus of the Building the Future Energy Workforce Conference held at Big Bend Co…

Updated 11 hours, 28 minutes ago
ACDC and Port of Othello consider indoor farming in the Basin

OTHELLO – Representatives of both the Port of Othello and the Adams County Development Council reflected on the viability of indoor or vertical farming greenho…

Updated 11 hours, 45 minutes ago
Othello development faces roadblock: No roundabout coming to SR 26 and 14th Avenue

OTHELLO — After an in-person meeting with a representative of the Washington State Department of Transportation, Port of Othello Executive Director Chris Faix …

Updated 12 hours, 26 minutes ago
Vikings split with Wenatchee Valley

MOSES LAKE – It took extra innings to determine the winner of Saturday’s nightcap between Big Bend and Wenatchee Valley, with the Vikings earning a 3-2 win aft…

Updated 12 hours, 35 minutes ago
Local T&F teams compete at Pasco Invite

PASCO – Track and field squads from across the Pacific Northwest gathered at Edgar Brown Stadium in Pasco for the Pasco Invite on Saturday, including local tea…

Updated 16 hours, 42 minutes ago
FRESH NEWS: Smallmouth beginning to show at Potholes

MARDON — The current water level on Potholes Reservoir is 1,045.1 feet, coming up 1.05 feet this past week. We are currently 1.4 feet below full pool. The water temperature on the main lake is right around 50 degre…

Updated 1 day, 3 hours ago
BBCC to host job fair Thursday

MOSES LAKE — Job seekers will find a lot to choose from at the 31st annual Big Bend Community College Job and Career Fair Thursday.

Updated 1 day, 11 hours ago
Soap Lake water, sewer rates to increase

SOAP LAKE — Soap Lake residents will see increases in their water and sewer rates, beginning in May. The increases follow a six-month study of water and sewer …

Updated 1 day, 11 hours ago
Japanese consul-general visits Moses Lake

MOSES LAKE — The ties between Moses Lake and Japan were highlighted Monday as Japan’s consul-general for the region paid a visit to Moses Lake.

Updated 1 day, 11 hours ago
Port of Othello reflects on its ongoing business incubator space

OTHELLO – The Port of Othello Executive Director Chris Faix said that the port’s ongoing business incubator has so far been a success, but has not yet provided…

Updated 1 day, 12 hours ago
Statewide fishing season opens April 27, redesigned fishing app launched

OLYMPIA — The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will recognize the opening of fishing season with a statewide trout fishing derby. Lakes throughout th…