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Updated 11 hours, 4 minutes ago

Soap Lake gets reader sign, supports students and swears in new council member

SOAP LAKE — The Soap Lake Police Department will communicate a little better with drivers, Chief Ryan Cox said a...

Updated 23 hours, 3 minutes ago
Primary election results certified, recount possible in Grant County Commission race

EPHRATA — Terry Thompson, incumbent Adams County Commissioner, will be challenged by Mike Garza in the November general election. The race for Grant County C...

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
November options narrowed after primaries

COLUMBIA BASIN - While Grant and Adams county voters had plenty of options in the Aug. 2 primary, the point of the August ballot is to narrow down options in...

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Moses Lake council member named chair of Republican org

MOSES LAKE — Moses Lake City Council member Deanna Martinez has been named the chair of the Mainstream Republicans of Washington, according to a press releas...

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Q&A: Grant County Sheriff candidates

EPHRATA — The announcement earlier this year by long-time Grant County Tom Jones that he would not seek re-election, followed by his retirement in June, thre...

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
County candidates speak at forum

MOSES LAKE — Elected officials should set a high standard for themselves and hold the people who work for and with them accountable — that was something most...

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Q&A: Grant County Auditor candidates

GRANT COUNTY - Michelle Jaderlund and Richard Stevens are running for the position of Grant County Auditor. Each candidate was presented with four questions ...

Updated 1 month ago
Q&A with Grant County Assessor candidates

James Liebrecht is running against incumbent Melissa McKnight for the position of Grant County Assessor. Each candidate was presented with four questions and...

Updated 1 month ago
Q&A with Grant County Superior Court judge candidates

GRANT COUNTY - Melissa Chlarson and Anna Gigliotti are in the running for the position of Grant County Superior Court judge. Each candidate was presented wit...

Updated 1 month ago
Q&A with Grant County Commission candidates

GRANT COUNTY - Incumbent Cindy Carter has two challengers, Jeff Foster and Dan DeLano, for her current seat on the Grant County Commission. All three are run...

Updated 1 month ago
Murray legislation fails to get unanimous Senate approval

WASHINGTON, DC — A speech by an Oklahoma senator stopped an attempt by Washington Senator Patty Murray and co-sponsors to get unanimous consent to pass a bil...

Updated 1 month ago
Q&A with Adams County Sheriff candidates

ADAMS COUNTY - The race for Adams County Sheriff attracted two candidates, incumbent Dale Wagner and Matthew Carlson, currently an officer with the Ritzville...

Updated 1 month ago
Q&A with 7th District candidates

With the redrawing of the state legislative boundaries following the 2020 U.S. Census, the sprawling 7th Legislative District — which covers the northeast co...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Q&A: Grant County Clerk candidates

Kim Allen, Marla Roduner and Ulises Infante, all of the Republican Party, are in the running for the position of Grant County Clerk. Each candidate was prese...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Murray introduces bill to protect abortion travel

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a press release on July 12, U.S. Senators Patty Murray (D-Wash.), and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nevada) said they had filed a bill enti...