Saturday, August 13, 2022
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Local News

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Updated 6 hours, 11 minutes ago

Body found, believed to be missing Othello-area man

WARDEN — Identification is pending on a body found near Warden that may be that of a missing Othello-area man. ...

Updated 1 day ago
Pet of the Week: Rullon

Rullon is a young shepherd dog that is still very puppy like and full of exuberance. He’s very smart and willing to learn but he’s sensitive and responds to ...

Updated 1 day ago
Riverdogs fall in World Series quarterfinals

EPHRATA – Following clinching a place in bracket play Wednesday with a 7-5 win over Farmers Baseball, the Columbia Basin Riverdogs fell to the Southeast Trop...

Updated 1 day ago
Insurance and wildfires

MOSES LAKE — A lot of things can damage a home, but according to insurance agent Steve Crapson, fire is different. “You can save a lot of stuff from water...

Updated 1 day, 8 hours ago
Vantage fire close to contained, but fire danger remains high

COLUMBIA BASIN — While fire crews in Kittitas and Yakima counties are close to fully containing both the Vantage Highway and Cow Canyon fires, blazes elsewhe...

Updated 1 day, 8 hours ago
Grant PUD considering Wanapum Dam embankment analysis

EPHRATA — Grant County PUD commissioners will consider a proposal to hire the engineering firm Gannett Fleming to analyze the right embankment at Wanapum Dam...

Updated 1 day, 8 hours ago
Grant Co. Fire District 7 keeps busy

SOAP LAKE - Only 11 days into August, Grant County Fire District 7 has been busy. They have responded to several incidents and received the items from a gran...

Updated 1 day, 9 hours ago
ACSO arrests man in connection with trespass

RITZVILLE — The Adams County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man wanted in connection with trespassing following last week’s fire south of Lind. In a statement, ACSO deputies arrested Richard Dean Hendrickson,...

Updated 1 day, 9 hours ago
MLHS Alumni donate to cancer foundation

MOSES LAKE — Members of the Moses Lake High School class of 1982 wanted to do something special to mark their 40th reunion. “Our class has been really tig...

Updated 1 day, 10 hours ago
End of an era

MOSES LAKE - Crews work to remove the Chiefs sign from the front of Moses Lake High School Wednesday. The school district was forced to change its mascot to ...

Updated 1 day, 11 hours ago
Wildcat volleyball picked second in preseason poll

ELLENSBURG – CWU volleyball was picked to finish second in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference on Wednesday, the GNAC announced. Coming off a 2021 sea...

Updated 2 days ago
Troy Moore: Only as good as his deckhands

THE DALLES — Troy Moore slowly and carefully adjusts both the rudders and the throttle on the tugboat Lincoln as he maneuvers into the lock at The Dalles Dam...

Updated 2 days ago
Soap Lake to light up the water this weekend

SOAP LAKE — Kayaks, paddle boards and canoes will take to the waters of Soap Lake Saturday for the annual Paddle Races/Moonlight Paddle sponsored by the Soap...

Updated 2 days ago
Cowboy Breakfast set for Friday

MOSES LAKE — It being the Grant County Fair next week - and the fair being all about tradition - Fair Week kicks off Friday with the traditional Cowboy Break...

Updated 2 days, 9 hours ago
MLPD makes case for new $7M.station

MOSES LAKE — Even if the city of Moses Lake remodels and expands the current police department building, the Moses Lake Police Department will still need add...