Thursday, October 21, 2021

Local News

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Updated 13 hours, 53 minutes ago

Two aim for seat on Moses Lake School Board

MOSES LAKE — Voters will choose between the current president of the Moses Lake School Board and a political new...

Updated 13 hours, 55 minutes ago
Candidates seek seats 4, 5 on Moses Lake City Council

Mark Fancher and Plasido Lindsey Jr. are vying for Moses Lake City Council Position 4.

Updated 13 hours, 57 minutes ago
Commissioners continue public hearing on site for new jail

EPHRATA — Grant County commissioners on Tuesday continued a public hearing to Nov. 10 on a proposed budget extension for the possible purchase of land for a new Grant County Jail.

Updated 14 hours ago
Corn spill at intersection means treats for chickens

MOSES LAKE — Halloween came early for some local chickens.

Updated 14 hours ago
Police seek two in connection with alleged armed robbery

The Quincy Police Department is looking for two men who allegedly robbed a man at gunpoint early Monday at a gas station.

Updated 18 hours, 20 minutes ago
Quincy police seek two men in connection to alleged armed robbery

The Quincy Police Department is looking for two men who allegedly robbed a man at gunpoint early Monday at a gas station.

Updated 1 day, 13 hours ago
Voting in Quincy: School board candidates focus on academics, diversity

QUINCY — Two candidates are vying for a seat on the Quincy School Board.

Updated 1 day, 13 hours ago
Fifteen local WSP troopers lose jobs due to mandate

Fifteen Washington State Patrol commissioned officers who cover Grant and Adams counties, as well as other areas in WSP’s districts 4 and 6, of which the counties are a part, were thrown out of their jobs Monday ...

Updated 1 day, 13 hours ago
Fear for fun: Othello Straw Maze scares through October

OTHELLO — Lily McIndoe knew exactly what she wanted to be Friday night, and she gave careful instructions to Stephanie Carl, who was painting her face.

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
Old Hotel Art Gallery to return to in-person fundraiser Saturday

OTHELLO — After a year’s hiatus, the Old Hotel Art Gallery will hold its annual fundraising dinner and auction in person Saturday at the Sacred Heart Catholic Parish at 616 E. Juniper St. The silent auction start...

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
Othello wants ideas on spending COVID-19 relief funds

OTHELLO — A second public hearing has been scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Nov. 2 to take comments and ideas from Othello residents on the best use of about $2.3 million the town has or will have as part of federal COVID...

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
Royal Slope seniors to host soup luncheon

ROYAL CITY — The Royal Slope Senior Center will sponsor a free soup luncheon at noon Oct. 27 in the community center at the Royal City Golf Course and RV Park at 13702 Dodson Road.

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
New Othello hangar finished

OTHELLO — It took a little while longer than anyone expected, but the new, 10-bay airplane hangar at the Othello Municipal Airport is finally open for business.

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
Quincy man dies from injuries in collision

A Quincy man died and two others were injured in a collision Tuesday night at state Route 282 and Road A Northwest, near Ephrata, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Updated 2 days, 13 hours ago
Moses Lake firefighters lose jobs over mandate

Three Moses Lake Fire Department firefighters were forced from their jobs Monday because they did not get the COVID-19 vaccine, but an online petition was st...