Tuesday, May 30, 2023

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Honoring heroes

MOSES LAKE — A small crowd gathered at the Port of Moses Lake on Monday to honor the 87 members of the U.S. mili...

Updated 12 hours, 27 minutes ago
The Massage Cottage

EPHRATA — Kathi Johnson, owner and operator of The Massage Cottage in Ephrata, makes it her mission to relieve stress, tension and pain in the body. She’s be...

Updated 12 hours, 27 minutes ago
Basin Business Journal looking for 40 standouts under 40

COLUMBIA BASIN — The squeaky wheel may get the grease, but sometimes the other wheels are working just as hard without making noise. That’s true in the busin...

Updated 12 hours, 27 minutes ago
In memoriam

EPHRATA - American Legion Post 28 in Ephrata hosted a Memorial Day ceremony on Monday. This was just one of multiple events in the area held to honor those k...

Updated 12 hours, 57 minutes ago
‘There were carp everywhere’

MOSES LAKE — Ty Swartout said I came close to spearing a carp, but I honestly don’t think so. “Oh, that was close,” Swartout told me as we stood on the bo...

Updated 1 day, 2 hours ago
Moses Lake School Board approves new elementary design

MOSES LAKE — The new Moses Lake elementary school scheduled for construction in Mae Valley should go to bid in late fall. Moses Lake School Board members app...

Updated 1 day, 2 hours ago
Warden Elementary cuts ribbon on new playground

WARDEN — The rules for using the new playground equipment at Warden Elementary School are fairly simple, according to Principal Curtis Weber. “When we’re ...

Updated 1 day, 2 hours ago
‘Beautiful cars’

MOSES LAKE — Two full blocks of cool cars. Their owners thought so, of course, and so did the spectators that filled West Third Avenue in front of Frontie...

Updated 1 day, 18 hours ago
RECAP: State tennis results

COLUMBIA BASIN – Eight tennis players from the Columbia Basin advanced to state tournaments across the state, with four placing in the 4A and 2A classifications.

Updated 1 day, 18 hours ago
Knights place second in 1A state tournament

RICHLAND – From the first pitch to the final out, It took 17 hours and 32 minutes to decide the winner of Saturday’s 1A State Fastpitch Softball Tournament, ...

Updated 1 day, 18 hours ago
Mavs fall to Richland, Eastmont in 4A tournament

RICHLAND – In its return to the 4A State Softball Tournament, the No. 13 Moses Lake Mavericks fell 7-1 to No. 4 Richland in the first round and 5-1 to No. 12...

Updated 4 days, 12 hours ago
Remembrance, Spring Festival mark Memorial Day weekend

MOSES LAKE — Memorial Day in the Columbia Basin will be marked with both remembrances and Spring Festival activities in Moses Lake. Memorial Day is first ...

Updated 4 days, 12 hours ago
Safe storage

MOSES LAKE — It seems like guns and gun owners are in the news a lot these days. Plenty of people in the Basin keep firearms, both for personal protection an...

Updated 4 days, 20 hours ago
News Bites for May 26

MOSES LAKE — A Moses Lake man was booked into the Grant County Jail Tuesday on suspicion of vehicular assault and DUI after he allegedly struck a motorcycle ...

Updated 4 days, 20 hours ago
State golf results; Round 2 - 2023

WASHINGTON – In this week’s state golf tournaments, nine Basin golfers qualified for Round 2 of their respective tournaments, including four with top-15 fini...