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‘This is awesome’: Samaritan approves $136 million loan for new hospital from U.S. Department of Agriculture

MOSES LAKE — Samaritan Hospital commissioners on Thursday approved a resolution allowing hospital administrators...

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Moses Lake School Board names new high school, picks interim superintendent

MOSES LAKE — The Moses Lake School Board has named Carole Meyer, the district’s assistant superintendent and current acting superintendent, as interim superi...

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Finalists for Grant PUD commission seat named

EPHRATA — Four candidates have been selected as the finalists for an open seat on the Grant County PUD commission.

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Three injured in four-vehicle Adams County collision

A Moses Lake man and woman, as well as an Othello woman, were injured Thursday morning in a four-vehicle collision in Adams County, according to the Washington State Patrol.

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Vaccination event planned

A free COVID-19 vaccination event will be hosted by New Hope from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at 311 W. Third Ave.

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Moses Lake man dies from June collision

A 67-year-old Moses Lake man died Aug. 12 from injuries sustained in a June 16 motorcycle collision in Kittitas County, the Washington State Patrol announced Thursday.

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Moses Lake man injured

A 29-year-old Moses Lake man was injured Monday night in a Kittitas County collision, the Washington State Patrol said.

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Othello pair in Douglas County collision

An Othello man and woman were injured Tuesday afternoon in a Douglas County collision, according to the Washington State Patrol.

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Mattawa woman hurt in collision with elk

A Mattawa woman was injured Monday night when her car struck an elk, according to the Washington State Patrol.

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Samaritan Hospital postpones elective procedures

MOSES LAKE — All elective surgical procedures at Samaritan Hospital will be postponed until at least Oct. 1, hospital officials announced Wednesday, due to “...

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Car thefts on the rise in Grant County

MOSES LAKE — Grant County was not immune to the rise in reported auto thefts plaguing the state and the nation in 2020.

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2021 Grant County Fair sees substantial revenue increase

MOSES LAKE — A bigger crowd spending more money, as well as increases in prices, pushed Grant County Fair revenues this year to almost $650,000.

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A dry year: Irrigators in the Columbia Basin were saved by snowpack, but dryland farmers took a hit

MOSES LAKE — It was a very dry year in the Columbia Basin.

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Back in action: After a year’s absence, the Othello Fair returns

OTHELLO — The Othello Fairgrounds was busy – kids showing animals, the Othello PRCA Rodeo under the lights Friday and Saturday, the carnival rides, tradition...

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COVID jump returns OHS to online instruction

OTHELLO — Othello School District officials announced Monday high school students would switch to online classes due to an uptick in COVID-19 cases at the school.