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Updated 11 hours, 28 minutes ago

CBH closed on July 4

The Columbia Basin Herald will be closed on Monday, July 4 and no Monday edition will be issued so that our staf...

Updated 2 days, 4 hours ago
Quincy School District superintendent contract extended

QUINCY — Quincy School Board members have extended the contract of Superintendent Nic Bergman through June 2025. Board members approved the new contract unan...

Updated 2 days, 4 hours ago
MLPD to get new bodycams, plate readers

MOSES LAKE — Moses Lake police officers are going to get new body cameras as older models begin to wear out. “We got these body cameras in 2016, they are ...

Updated 2 days, 4 hours ago
ML student makes Wheaton College dean’s list

WHEATON, ILL. — Moses Lake High School graduate Zach Henninger made the Spring 2022 Wheaton College dean’s list, according to a college press release. To earn a spot on the Wheat College dean’s list, an underg...

Updated 2 days, 4 hours ago
Quincy student graduates from the University of Findlay

<strong>FINDLAY, OHIO</strong> - Kaitlyn Coleman, of Quincy, has graduated from the University of Findlay. Coleman received her Bachelor of Science in Echocardiography and graduated from the university with the a...

Updated 2 days, 5 hours ago
Basin students make UW dean’s list

COLUMBIA BASIN - More than 20 students from the Columbia Basin have been named to the dean's list at the University of Washington for Autumn 2021 Quarter. To qualify, a student must have completed at least 12 ...

Updated 2 days, 5 hours ago
Story Corps comes to Moses Lake

MOSES LAKE — Basin residents have a chance this month to tell their stories for posterity.

Updated 2 days, 8 hours ago
Fires banned at Columbia National Wildlife Refuge, Hanford Reach

OTHELLO — All activities likely to start a fire have been banned on national wildlife refuges in the Mid-Columbia region, effective through Sept. 30. The reg...

Updated 2 days, 20 hours ago
Hope for Hanford

MATTAWA- The second annual Hanford Journey was held June 24 at the Vernita Boat Launch. The event familiarizes people with the area, educates them on the his...

Updated 3 days, 4 hours ago
Inmate, deputy injured in AC jail fight

RITZVILLE — An Adams County Jail inmate and an Adams County Sheriff’s Office corrections deputy were both injured in a fight at the Adams County Jail early Tuesday, according to an ACSO press release posted on th...

Updated 3 days, 5 hours ago
Rectenwald appointed as interim Grant County Sheriff

EPHRATA — Grant County Undersheriff Ryan Rectenwald has been appointed as the interim Grant County Sheriff. Grant County Commissioners approved the appointme...

Updated 3 days, 5 hours ago
CWU basketball camp brings in high schools

ELLENSBURG — The courts at the Central Washington University recreation center were full of the sounds of cheers and squeaking shoes this weekend, as the Wil...

Updated 3 days, 5 hours ago
Fire near Soap Lake prompts evacuation order

SOAP LAKE — A major fire east of Soap Lake on Tuesday prompted Grant County Emergency Management to issue a Level 3 evacuation order for residents living alo...

Updated 3 days, 6 hours ago
Wineries to hold ribbon cutting in Kennewick

KENNEWICK — The Port of Kennewick, along with the city of Kennewick, Benton County and the Hanford Area Economic Investment Fund Advisory Committee, is inviting the public to come and celebrate the completion of ...

Updated 3 days, 7 hours ago
Fire ban implemented at Columbia National Wildlife Refuge, Hanford Reach

OTHELLO — All activities likely to start a fire have been banned on national wildlife refuges in the Mid-Columbia region, effective through Sept. 30. The region includes the Columbia National Wildlife Refuge near...

Updated 3 days, 7 hours ago
Nominations open for state diversity award

OLYMPIA — Nominations are open through Aug. 25 for the Governor’s Employer awards, sponsored by the Governor’s Committee on Disability Issues and Employment.