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Samaritan finances dip into negative territory

March 24, 2017 at 5:00 am

MOSES LAKE — An unexpected jump in expenses pushed Samaritan Healthcare’s bottom line into the red at the end of February. For January and February, “the total expenses are what’s driving everything...

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Quincy rejects payment to contractor for extra work

March 24, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald QUINCY — The Quincy City Council voted unanimously Tuesday evening to reject paying an additional $23,000 to the firm that built its police station for work the company did that the city never author...

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Flu shots still a good thing, even after season

March 24, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald MOSES LAKE — The recent death of a 15-year-old that may have been flu-related has prompted the Grant County Health District to urge parents to make sure their kids have flu shots. The 15-year-old So...

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Gang member charged in stabbing

March 24, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald MOSES LAKE — A gang member from Michigan allegedly cut a woman with a knife several times during an early morning altercation at a Moses Lake elementary school last week. Grant County prosecutors ch...

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Good things in store: New boutique at CB Tech to open Tuesday

March 24, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald MOSES LAKE — The brand-new Pallets and Pipes boutique at CB Tech is a hands-on way for the students to learn the principles of opening and running a business — hey, wait. Is that an upscale fake fur ...

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Sheriff’s office offering free boating education classes

March 24, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald MOSES LAKE — Boating season is right around the corner. If you want to get out on the water and operate a boat but don’t have a state Boater Education Card, the Grant County Sheriff’s Office has an o...

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State senate introduces transportation budget

March 23, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald The transportation budget, which includes funding for new public transit, the Port of Moses Lake rail project and improvements for I-90 in District 13, was voted out of the Senate Transportation Comm...

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Remodel planned for Samaritan Clinic first floor

March 23, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald MOSES LAKE — The first floor of Samaritan Clinic will get a whole new look by the end of the year. Samaritan Healthcare commissioners approved a remodeling plan at the regular board meeting Tuesday. ...

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The play (in a play)’s the thing: “Just Another High School Musical” runs Thursday, Friday and Saturday at QHS

March 23, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald QUINCY — A musical about a completely improvised musical takes to the Quincy High School stage this Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The curtain goes up for “Just Another High School Musical” at 7:30 p...

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