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Shooting suspect’s truck recovered in Moses Lake

Shooting suspect’s truck recovered in Moses Lake

February 24, 2017 at 5:00 am

MOSES LAKE — A vehicle belonging to a man who is believed to have shot a 50-year-old man in Federal Way over the weekend was reportedly recovered Tuesday night in Moses Lake. The suspect was taken in...

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Republican plan could increase school funding

February 24, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald OLYMPIA — Under the Senate Republicans’ new plan to fund education, many school districts will see their overall funding per student increase, but administrators are worried other provisions in the b...

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Potholes mean bumpy spring ahead

February 24, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald MOSES LAKE — It’s not warm yet, but it’s sunnier and the snow is slowly going away (yay!) and the ice is gone (double yay!) and at least it’s possible to get from point A to point B without a lot of ...

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Ruling handed down in wrongful death lawsuit

February 24, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald EPHRATA — A Grant County judge has ruled that a Grant County woman did not improperly convince a Soap Lake orchardist to give her over $2 million in property and other benefits before his death in th...

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Tebow wins national award for ag-themed Facebook page

February 23, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald MOSES LAKE — Sue Tebow started out taking pictures and telling stories. But her work on her agri.CULTURE Facebook page has won her the Agriculture Council of America’s Charles Eastin Award for 2017 ...

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Warden woman charged for stabbing boyfriend

February 23, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald WARDEN — A Warden woman was charged for stabbing her boyfriend several times during an altercation in Warden last week. Grant County prosecutors charged Melissa Tapia, 34, of Warden, with second-deg...

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Quincy hospital looking at plans for future

February 23, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald QUINCY — A community committee is meeting this spring to come up with a plan for services that might be offered by Quincy Valley Medical Center – and maybe even a plan for an entirely new hospital. ...

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Moses Lake, Potholes at unusually high levels

February 23, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald MOSES LAKE — The water level in Moses Lake and Potholes Reservoir is so high right now that local officials are having to release water just to hold the level steady. “It’s higher now then it has be...

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Ephrata man injured in 2-vehicle collision near George

February 23, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald GEORGE — A Ephrata man was injured in a two-vehicle collision near George Wednesday morning. About 10:35 a.m. Steven Suhling, 41, of Ephrata, was driving a Ford F-150 north on Beverly Burke Road, ab...

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