Sunday, February 28, 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 1 day, 15 hours ago

Heating up the garden: Dave Ruffin grows peppers

Add a little spice to your crop haul this year with peppers.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
In-person instruction makes difference at Columbia Basin Technical Skills Center

Professional medical careers students at the Columbia Basin Technical Skills Center were working on a model of the digestive system Thursday, using pipe insu...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
MLSD nurses help keep bodies and souls together

Moses Lake School District Chief Operations Officer Joe Connolly has some advice for school districts looking to reopen their schools.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Moses Lake homeless committee hopes to move forward with new shelter

In preparation for the city council meeting Tuesday, city officials spoke with the Moses Lake School District to make an agreement on the tentative upgraded homeless shelter, which would be at El Rancho Motel.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Prescribed burn scheduled near Moses Lake

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will have a prescribed burn in the north Potholes State Park area, just south of Interstate 90, early next week.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Fairchild Cinemas in Moses Lake to reopen

Fairchild Cinemas in Moses Lake will reopen its doors to the public once again for weekends only.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Travel stop project raises concerns in neighborhood

The proposal to build a new truck stop off the south side of Interstate 90's milepost 174 generated a lot of conversation and questions among residents and with city officials.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Flying again: Moses Lake Airshow to return in June

There will be a Moses Lake Air Show this year.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
County construction on Stratford, Valley roads rescheduled for 2021

Projects on Stratford Road and Valley Road, both near Moses Lake, were delayed due to funding concerns in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Lawmakers consider extension of evictions ban, free attorneys

Senate Bill 5160 would ban landlords from ending a lease or refusing to renew a lease until two years after the end of a declared public health emergency on the basis of unpaid rent.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Pregnancy services bill passes Senate

Senate Bill 5140 would ensure health care providers can offer services related to pregnancy complications without hindrance from a public health entity.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Shooting suspect arrested in Moses Lake

Moses Lake police arrested a man Tuesday suspected of shooting another man Saturday night.

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
New indoor golf facility coming to Moses Lake this spring

A new indoor golf facility, Divots Indoor Golf, will open by the end of March or early April on West Broadway Avenue in Moses Lake.

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Spring Market prevails at fairgrounds

The Moses Lake Farmers Market board was worried the annual Spring Market wouldn't happen right up until the day of the event.

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Legislation would ban use of Native American mascots, logos, team names

If HB 1356 is signed into law, public schools would not be able to use Native American names, symbols or images as mascots, logos or team names.

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Bill aims to split Washington in half

House Bill 1239 would form the state of Liberty — an independent state composed of counties in eastern Washington.