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Business Expo braves the elements with a big success

Business Expo braves the elements with a big success

January 18, 2017 at 5:00 am

MOSES LAKE — Outside, the latest of the winter storms painted the streets like a frozen scene from Disney on Ice. Inside the community building at the Grant County Fairgrounds the Winter Carnival fea...

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Registration underway for Waypoint chess tournament

January 18, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald EPHRATA — Young followers of Caissa (the goddess of chess) will battle it out Feb. 4 at the 11th annual Waypoint Chess Tournament, for kids and teens from kindergarten through high school seniors. Th...

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2 charged in connection with ML vehicle theft

January 18, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald MOSES LAKE — Two Moses Lake residents were charged for stealing a vehicle and attempting to elude deputies. Grant County prosecutors charged Crystal Mabry, 28, of Moses Lake, with second-degree taki...

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Sportsman's Warehouse to hire 40 to 50 for Moses Lake

January 18, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald MOSES LAKE — The 22,878-square-foot Sportsman’s Warehouse building at 1020 North Stratford Rd. is moving closer to the grand opening on Feb. 23 and the business, which caters to the needs of outdoor ...

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Warming your house can present dangers

January 18, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald MOSES LAKE — If you are one of those people who doesn’t believe it when you are told portable (space) heaters can be dangerous, consider that this winter the City of Moses Lake Fire Department has re...

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Othello man sentenced for assaulting father

January 18, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald ROYAL CITY — An Othello man was sentenced for helping his brother tie up their father with jumper cables and assault him. Ernesto Guadarrama, 25, Othello, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree ass...

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Eastern Washington University Honor Rolls

January 18, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald CHENEY — The following Basin students earned a 3.5 grade point average for 12 credit-hours or more At Eastern Washington University during Fall Quarter 2016: Coulee City: Morgan Sample, Kass...

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Grant County building permits rise in 2016

January 18, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald EPHRATA — 2016 was a good year to build in Grant County. The county’s building department approved 687 building permits in 2016 on new construction, additions, and accessories valued $66.1 million. ...

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Charity is focus of bus tour

January 18, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald MOSES LAKE — Businesses do better when they encourage their employees to get involved in charitable activities, inside and outside their communities. That was the message from participants on a bus t...

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