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Updated 1 week, 4 days ago

ML Council OKs $111.5 million 2023 budget

MOSES LAKE — At a regular meeting on Tuesday, the Moses Lake City Council formally adopted the city’s $111.5 mil...

Updated 5 days, 7 hours ago
CDC announces $60M given to Wash. agencies

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced it is awarding Washington state public health departments over $60 million in grants to strengthen the state’s public health workforce, ...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Mosbrucker named WPUDA Legislative Champion

OLYMPIA — State Rep. Gina Mosbrucker, R-Goldendale, was recently named 2022 Legislative Champion by the Washington Public Utility Districts Association, acco...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Dept. of Education extends student loan pause

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Education has issued a 60-day extension of the pause on student loan repayments as officials in the administration ...

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Ephrata school levies pass

EPHRATA - Both Ephrata School District Propositions 1 and 2 passed Tuesday night, according to unofficial election results. “We look forward to getting to...

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Wagner leads in ACSO race

RITZVILLE — With an estimated 800 ballots left to count, incumbent Dale Wagner is leading challenger Matthew Carlson in the race for Adams County Sheriff. ...

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Carter wins another term as commissioner

GRANT COUNTY — County Commissioner Cindy Carter thanked county voters for sending her back for another four years on the Grant County Commission but said thi...

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
GCFD7 EMS levy passes

SOAP LAKE - The Grant County Fire District 7 EMS Levy passed with a nearly 69% ‘yes’ vote in initial tallies. Some ballots are still being counted and result...

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Grant and Adams county tentative election results for Nov. 2022

The results below are not official until confirmed. Only opposed races are indicated. Additional election results will be provided as they are available. Cou...

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Valdez appointed to Othello City Council

OTHELLO — Danae Valdez has been appointed to fill the empty position on the Othello City Council. Linden was appointed to the seat after council members inte...

Updated 1 month ago
Q&A with Adams Co. Sheriff candidates

With the general election next Tuesday, the Columbia Basin Herald submitted some follow-up questions to candidates running for office in Grant and Adams coun...

Updated 1 month ago
GCFD 7 EMS levy on ballot

SOAP LAKE - Grant County Fire District 7 Proposition No. 1 is a six-year EMS levy that will go to fund the department’s EMS program. “Every penny of our b...

Updated 1 month ago
Othello seeks applicants for open council seat

OTHELLO — Othello city officials are accepting applications through 5 p.m. Friday from residents interested in filling an open position on the Othello City C...

Updated 1 month ago
Badge discussion

GRANT COUNTY - With the general election a week away, the Columbia Basin Herald submitted some follow-up questions to candidates running for office in Grant ...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Q&A with Grant County Commissioner candidates

GRANT COUNTY - With the general election just days away, the Columbia Basin Herald submitted some follow-up questions to the candidates running for public of...