Saturday, August 13, 2022
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Outdoors

What's there to do in the great outdoors? Here we've got a bevy of local outdoor activities and destinations to explore.

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...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Fire restrictions expanded to firearm discharge

SPOKANE - The Bureau of Land Management Spokane District has added a prohibition to its existing fire restrictions order regarding the discharge of firearms. Discharging firearms is prohibited on public lands u...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Invasive beetles continue to spread in WA

RICHLAND — The Japanese beetle infestation continues to spread following the discovery of more of the invasive pests in Richland. According to a press rel...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Summer Classic brings barrel racing to the Basin

MOSES LAKE – The Columbia Basin Barrel Racing Club held its Summer Classic Race at the Grant County Fairgrounds this weekend, bringing in nearly 100 riders. ...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
No Limit tourney sees more than 60, despite heat

OTHELLO – Spread across the Potholes Reservoir on Saturday were more than 60 anglers using kayaks in the No Limit Big Bass Power Hour. “It’s great,” said ...

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
‘Get out, dunk the chief, get a snow cone’

COLUMBIA BASIN — Police cars, fire trucks, information booths, Quincy’s Chief for a Day, snow cones, ice cream, a dunk tank featuring Moses Lake Police Chief...

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Barrel racing competition coming to Moses Lake this weekend

MOSES LAKE – The Columbia Basin Barrel Racing Club will be hosting its Summer Classic Race this weekend at the Grant County Fairgrounds, bringing in riders f...

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Floodfest celebrates education of the Dry Falls and Sun Lakes

DRY FALLS/SUN LAKES - The annual Ice Age Floodfest was held at the Dry Falls Visitor Center on Saturday and featured the efforts of many to educate the publi...

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Fire season is here, are we ready?

WASHINGTON - With how devastating the 2021 fire season was, particularly in the Pacific Northwest, it is important for residents to know what to expect this ...

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
No Limit fishing tourney set for Saturday

OTHELLO – The Big Bass Power Hour is coming to Potholes State Park on Saturday, presented by Native Watercraft. The tournament features anglers using kaya...

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Power pole fire causes Monday outage

EPHRATA - At about 8 a.m. Monday, Grant County Public Utility District reported a large power outage just south of Ephrata which had been caused by a power p...

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
‘We are looking at the potential for record heat’

MOSES LAKE — It being July and North Central Washington being desert country, it’s to be expected that it’s going to be hot sooner or later. And it will be h...

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Regular grooming can keep your cat 'feline' fine

Cats are known to be fastidious groomers, but this doesn’t mean they can do it all on their own. In the summer, especially, the heat and humidity may make ow...

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Fire ban issued for Eastern Washington counties

The Bureau of Land Management Spokane District has issued a fire restrictions order for BLM and Bureau of Reclamation lands. The ban took effect July 22 i...

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
A splash of color

MOSES LAKE — Tamara Wallace likes bold colors, and she surrounds her home with them. “I don't fit in with the rest of the neighborhood,” she said, gesturi...

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Grant Co. fair cancels poultry showings and auctions as bird flu persists

MOSES LAKE — Organizers of this year’s Grant County Fair have canceled in-person poultry exhibitions and auctions this year in response to the ongoing avian ...