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Arranged connections: Flowers allowing people to stay in touch during pandemic

MOSES LAKE — It’s been a bad year to get together with family and friends. The coronavirus pandemic has made t...

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Maria Celaya appointed new Mattawa mayor

MATTAWA — Maria Celaya, formerly a member of the Mattawa City Council, was appointed mayor of Mattawa last month.

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'Christmas Miracle on Main Street' in Othello this weekend

OTHELLO — The Christmas season will be commemorated with a parade, fireworks, lighting the community tree and a food and toy drive at the “Christmas Miracle on Main Street” celebration Saturday in Othello.

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Othello physician had an impact on many lives

OTHELLO — Richard Bunch was a part of life -- from birth to death -- in Othello for more than half a century. Bunch, who died Nov. 10 at 84 years of age, was...

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Police records for 12/1

Police records for 12/1

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Othello School District sets sex ed curriculum timeline

OTHELLO — The Othello School District set a timeline for implementation of the comprehensive sexual health education curriculum, as mandated by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI).

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Warden Police give back for Thanksgiving

Warden Police Department officers and staff celebrated Thanksgiving took a charitable project a step further.

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Scott Swartz hired as permanent Othello High School principal

OTHELLO — Interim Othello High School principal Scott Swartz has been hired as the permanent principal at OHS. Othello School Board members approved Swartz’...

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Report adds details in Mattawa wastewater treatment facility fire

MATTAWA — The exact cause of the fire at the Mattawa Wastewater Treatment Facility, which occurred in January, is unknown. Over the months since the fire, it has been speculated that the fire started in the build...

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Four more coronavirus deaths confirmed in Grant County

MOSES LAKE/OTHELLO — Four new COVID-19 deaths were reported in Grant County Nov. 25. Three of those were associated with outbreaks at McKay Healthcare & Rehab Center, in Soap Lake, and Lake Ridge Center, in Moses...

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Republican senators push for gyms, sports to resume

MOSES LAKE — A group of Republican state senators are asking Gov. Jay Inslee to loosen restrictions on gyms, health clubs and youth sports.

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Setting up lights at fairgrounds arena is a slow, precise process

MOSES LAKE — The job of setting a 75-foot light pole on a seven-foot base, using a lift that extends 20 feet and a crane that extends 100 feet, is an inches ...

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Wahluke students start club to promote mental health awareness, support

MATTAWA — Wahluke High School senior Jillian Aguilar has approval from the Wahluke School Board to start a club to help promote mental health awareness and support students that have mental health needs.

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Local business sponsors coat drive for foster children

MOSES LAKE — A local business is sponsoring an unusual coat drive to benefit children in foster care.

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Grant County Superior Court suspends jury trials

Jury trials in Grant County Superior Court are suspended through Jan. 11.