Monday, March 01, 2021

Local News

Need more information regarding today's local news? Here, we'll keep you up to date on everything happening in the Columbia Basin today.

Updated 3 hours, 40 minutes ago

Ready for a new season: MarDon Resort looks forward to a good 2021

As the ice disappeared from the surface of Potholes Reservoir in recent warmer weather, MarDon Resort in Othello...

Updated 3 days, 3 hours ago
Bill on foster, child care licensing passes

Two local legislators shared discontent with a bill in Olympia regarding the licensing responsibilities of the state Department of Children, Youth and Famili...

Updated 4 days, 3 hours ago
Officials: Moses Lake Sleep Center a success

Just more than two months since its opening, Moses Lake’s Sleep Center is seeing success, officials said.

Updated 4 days, 3 hours ago
Crisis Solutions to open for some patient care

The Crisis Solutions facility administered by Grant Integrated Services will start treating inpatient behavioral health patients returning from hospitalizati...

Updated 4 days, 3 hours ago
Council makes exception for Sleep Center

In a unanimous decision, the Moses Lake City Council on Tuesday approved Ordinance 2969, which states the Sleep Center on the intersection of East Broadway A...

Updated 4 days, 3 hours ago
Moses Lake Municipal Airport set for growth

The future looks both busy and bright for the Moses Lake Municipal Airport.

Updated 4 days, 3 hours ago
Law enforcement bills advance in legislature

Nearing the halfway point in the 2021 legislative session, steps toward major reform of police tactics have gained support and generated controversy.

Updated 4 days, 3 hours ago
DUI collision in Moses Lake injures four

A two-vehicle collision Tuesday night at state Route 17 and Nelson Road in Moses Lake sent four locals to the hospital with injuries, one of whom was accused...

Updated 4 days, 3 hours ago
COVID-19: Six more county residents die

Six more Grant County residents died from COVID-19, according to a Grant County Health District release Wednesday evening, bringing the total deaths to 115.

Updated 4 days, 3 hours ago
House OKs bill on Native American names, images

Legislation to ban public schools in Washington from using Native American-themed mascots, logos or team names passed in theHouse of Representatives on Wedne...

Updated 5 days, 3 hours ago
Harvest of Hope: Local organizations bring awareness to child abuse through Elizabeth Smart event

Partnering with the Columbia Basin Foundation, New Hope/Kids Hope, at 311 W. Third Ave., is opening the door to sponsorships for its Harvest of Hope event in...

Updated 5 days, 3 hours ago
Mattawa City Council proposes annexation into Grant County Fire District 8

The Mattawa City Council wants annexation with Grant County Fire District 8 because the fire district is increasing the fee the city pays for fire protection...

Updated 5 days, 3 hours ago
Andy Harlow named Wahluke School District superintendent

Andy Harlow was voted as the new Wahluke School District superintendent by Wahluke School District Board members 3-2 at a special meeting Thursday.

Updated 5 days, 3 hours ago
Othello establishes rental property inspections

Rental housing in Othello will be subject to periodic inspections under the terms of a new ordinance, which started Monday, and addresses substandard housing.

Updated 5 days, 3 hours ago
Date of Scott Hyndman Day changed

The date for Scott Hyndman Day has been changed from March 1 to April 4, which he said is his birthday.

Updated 5 days, 3 hours ago
Garbage rates increasing in Mattawa

The Mattawa City Council voted Feb. 18 to raise the rate for residential garbage from $18 to $23 beginning March 1.