Tuesday, September 22, 2020

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 9 hours, 39 minutes ago

Moses Lake man arrested in alleged rape and assault with a firearm

A 24-year-old Moses Lake man was arrested early Monday morning on suspicion of raping a woman and assaulting her...

Updated 18 hours, 58 minutes ago
Smoky skies give way over the weekend to Cars Under The Stars

After two consecutive viewings were rescheduled due to oppressive wildfire smoke, the Grant County Fairgrounds’ Cars Under The Stars drive-in theatre was abl...

Updated 18 hours, 58 minutes ago
Quincy first responders step up to assist community member

Quincy first responders from Grant County Fire District No. 3, AFF Local 4418 firefighters, Quincy Police Guild and Protection One Ambulance Service came tog...

Updated 18 hours, 58 minutes ago
Local ranchers donate hay, feed in wildfire-stricken areas

Wildfires in Washington are leaving charred land and losses, but some folks are stepping up to help with the immediate needs, such as feeding cows.

Updated 18 hours, 58 minutes ago
County officials cut ribbon at crisis treatment facility

People undergoing a mental health crisis will have an option for inpatient treatment in Grant County.

Updated 18 hours, 58 minutes ago
County plans household hazardous waste collection

Grant County residents may dispose of household hazardous waste for free on Saturday, Sept. 26, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Grant County Road District #2 shop.

Updated 18 hours, 58 minutes ago
Two Newhouse-championed bills to protect indigenous women land on Trump's desk

Addressing the epidemic of missing and murdered indigenous women, two bills championed by Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Sunnyside, are headed to President Donald Trump’s desk.

Updated 18 hours, 58 minutes ago
Coronavirus: New cases in Grant, Adams counties

There were 67 cases of the coronavirus reported in Grant County over the weekend.

Updated 1 day, 18 hours ago
Moses Lake Roundup queen makes the best of a challenging situation

Mykiah Hollenbeck had it all planned out, as evidenced by a weekend in early March.

Updated 1 day, 18 hours ago
Trial for suit against Moses Lake scheduled for February

A jury trial is scheduled for February for a civil lawsuit filed against the city of Moses Lake by a former employee alleging discrimination and sexual harassment.

Updated 1 day, 18 hours ago
Key Club collects school supplies donations

The first event of the year for the Key Club chapter at Moses Lake High School resulted in donations of an estimated $239 in school supplies.

Updated 1 day, 18 hours ago
1,500 rally in Moses Lake Sand Dunes for annual Bounty Hole

Around 1,500 people from across the region rallied to the Moses Lake Sand Dunes Saturday for the local off-road vehicle group’s largest event of the year, ac...

Updated 1 day, 18 hours ago
Health officials perform nearly 800 coronavirus tests during weekend events

Nearly 800 Grant County residents were tested for the coronavirus at mass testing events hosted by the Grant County Health District over the weekend, part of an effort to get a better understanding of the true pr...

Updated 1 day, 18 hours ago
Moses Lake man dies after car rolls into canal

A 33-year-old Moses Lake man died early Sunday morning after his car slid and rolled over into an irrigation canal about five miles southeast of Ephrata, according to the Grant County Sheriff’s Office.

Updated 1 day, 18 hours ago
Mattawa woman dies in accident

A Mattawa resident died in a collision Saturday north of Mattawa.