Wednesday, April 17, 2024

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Updated 2 hours, 27 minutes ago

Next stage of Grant Co. Jail construction to begin in May

EPHRATA — People driving by the site of the new Grant County Jail will start seeing progress soon.

Updated 1 day, 12 hours ago
Crop Report: Warmer weather for WA

OLYMPIA - There were 6.7 days suitable for fieldwork in Washington from April 8 to April 14, up from 5.1 days suitable the previous week.

Updated 1 day, 12 hours ago
Huskies sweep Prosser in doubleheader

OTHELLO – A doubleheader sweep of Prosser improved the Othello Huskies to 13-2 this season, defeating the Mustangs by scores of 9-1 and 8-3 on Saturday afterno…

Updated 1 day, 12 hours ago
Box score roundup for April 13

MOSES LAKE – The results noted below are for games that occurred Saturday. Box scores are available where provided by local school district coaching staff.

Updated 1 day, 13 hours ago
Ephrata man arrested in apparent road rage incident

EPHRATA — A man was arrested Friday evening for pulling a gun on a motorist in Ephrata, according to a statement from the Grant County Sheriff’s Office.

Updated 2 days, 2 hours ago
Area leaders assemble to address opoid epidemic

DESERT AIRE – Leaders from around the Columbia Basin gathered at the Wanapum Heritage Center Thursday to discuss the ongoing battle against Fentanyl – a synthe…

Updated 2 days, 2 hours ago
Chilly and dusty weather returns to the Basin

MOSES LAKE — The good news is the likelihood of snow in Tuesday’s forecast isn’t all that likely in the Columbia Basin. The bad news is that the warm, tantaliz…

Updated 2 days, 2 hours ago
Weather for the week of April 15, 2024

Weather for the week of April 15, 2024

Updated 2 days, 2 hours ago
Apple Blossom Festival 104-year-old Wenatchee tradition

WENATCHEE — Apples, apple blossoms, parades, a car show, carnival rides, live music, crafts for children, food booths and plenty of activities will fill the st…

Updated 2 days, 2 hours ago
Respiratory virus season ends for ‘23-24

MOSES LAKE — Grant County had three COVID-19-related deaths and three flu-related deaths in the 2023-24 in the epidemic phase of the respiratory virus season, …

Updated 2 days, 3 hours ago
A place of her own

ROYAL CITY — Tara Zamarron has found her home. “We grew up, my husband and I both, in Michigan, born and raised,” Zamarron said. “We had some friends who mo…

Updated 2 days, 3 hours ago
CWU photography student wins national innovation award

ELLENSBURG — Charlie Tadlock’s fascination with the open road came to him in his search for his artistic voice in photography on the highways of Montana. Now, that fascination has earned him the Society for Phot…

Updated 3 days, 14 hours ago
Grant PUD sets community meetings on rate policy

EPHRATA — Grant County PUD commissioners and staff will be soliciting the opinion of PUD customers on the future of its rate structure in a series of public me…

Updated 3 days, 15 hours ago
STUDIO BASIN: Grant County Jail, PUD rates and Basin soccer

MOSES LAKE – On this episode of the STUDIO BASIN podcast, Senior Reporter Cheryl Schweizer and Sports Reporter Ian Bivona break down the estimated cost of the Grant County Jail, the new director of the Port of Mose…

Updated 3 days, 15 hours ago
WA Supreme Court to hear arguments in magazine capacity case

(The Center Square) - The owner of the Kelso gun shop behind the legal challenge to the state’s ban on "high-capacity" magazines says business was brisk for a …

Updated 3 days, 16 hours ago
Jacks defeat Chelan in OT

QUINCY – Tied at two entering overtime, Quincy junior Danny Mendoza delivered a goal to give his Jackrabbit squad a 3-2 lead over Chelan, eventually holding on…