Friday, January 21, 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 5 hours, 20 minutes ago

Homes needed: Grant County housing market still contends with low inventory

MOSES LAKE — The housing market in Grant County is a seller’s market as 2022 moves in, although supply chain iss...

Updated 14 hours, 13 minutes ago
Spreading out: Grant PUD is expanding its fiber-optic network to every corner of Grant County

Most business owners knew it already, but one of the lessons learned over the course of the coronavirus outbreak is that fast, reliable communication is a ne...

Updated 14 hours, 15 minutes ago
GC Fairgrounds to add new events this year

Grant County Fairgrounds is set to host a variety of events this year, including the annual Grant County Fair and the first annual ’90s Tribute Fest, said Gr...

Updated 14 hours, 17 minutes ago
Salmon recovery bill sparks plenty of testimony

OLYMPIA — Highly contested legislation designed to drive up salmon populations could also devastate Washington farmers.

Updated 14 hours, 20 minutes ago
Country for a cause: Cancer fundraiser to (hopefully) return in person

MOSES LAKE — After a year online, the annual Country Sweethearts cancer benefit auction, sponsored by the Columbia Basin Cancer Foundation, will return in pe...

Updated 14 hours, 20 minutes ago
Prep roundup: Moses Lake girls outbowled by Eisenhower

Top bowler for Moses Lake High School was Sarah Carpenter with 174 and 155.

Updated 14 hours, 20 minutes ago
Othello Unified basketball team bests Ephrata, 63-45

EPHRATA – The Unified Sports teams of Ephrata High School and Othello High School went head-to-head Wednesday night at Ephrata High School, and Othello came ...

Updated 14 hours, 20 minutes ago
Ephrata takes narrow win over Othello

OTHELLO — The Ephrata High School boys basketball team took a tight victory over Othello High School on Tuesday.

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
Taking flight: Business incubator to open in downtown Moses Lake

MOSES LAKE — You can still smell fresh paint and newly cut wood.

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
Grant County faces problem of catalytic converter thefts

A catalytic converter was reported stolen from a transit bus at the Meditech Mobility facility at 630 E. Broadway Ave. in Moses Lake over the weekend, one th...

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
New bill could reduce prices for insulin, other medications

Insulin prices and other drugs could drop in 2023 if the state passes two bills, which had public hearings by the Washington State Senate Health & Long Term ...

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
Giving voice: MLHS Chamber Choir members discuss their experiences, competition

MOSES LAKE — The chamber choir broke apart into smaller groups, working on the music, trying to get the sound right.

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
Othello girls basketball team sprints past Ephrata

OTHELLO — The Othello High School girls basketball team saw a big victory over the Ephrata High School Lady Tigers Tuesday night.

Updated 1 day, 16 hours ago
Business in Mattawa to hold a grand opening

The Port of Mattawa this week announced it its newest tenant, Studio 21, in a press release from the port’s executive director, Lars Leland.

Updated 2 days, 14 hours ago
Close to home: Radiation treatment facility to break ground this year

Between 300 and 350 area residents won’t have to drive to Spokane or Wenatchee for radiation treatment after August 2023.