Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Breaking News

For the latest breaking news, see below. We'll share breaking news stories as we have them so you're kept up to date at all times.

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago

Ritzville homicide suspect arrested after chase, shootout across state lines

A Ritzville homicide suspect has been detained by the Oregon State Patrol after a chase and shootout in the Trou...

Updated 2 days, 12 hours ago
Grant County approved for variance to enter Phase 2

OLYMPIA — Washington Department of Health officials have approved a request from Grant County to move to the second phase of the reopening plan announced by Gov. Jay Inslee May 1.

Updated 4 days, 14 hours ago
Grant County Commissioners to consider COVID-19 variance application

EPHRATA — Grant County commissioners will meet at 11 a.m. Friday to approve a request, which will be forwarded to state officials, to allow the county to begin reopening businesses closed in the wake of the COVID...

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Shutdown continues: Inslee outlines slow plan to reopen state

OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee outlined a four-phase plan Friday afternoon that will slowly reopen the state over the next several months, but much of the governor’s initial stay-at-home closure order will remain in p...

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Protesters in Ephrata ask governor to ease restrictions

EPHRATA — About 60 people gathered on the lawn of the Grant County Courthouse to ask Gov. Jay Inslee to ease restrictions on movement and business he imposed to combat the COVID-19 outbreak.

Updated 1 month ago
K9 Jester joins the Moses Lake police pack

MOSES LAKE - The Moses Lake Police Department has announced that K9 Jester, a 14-month Belgian Malinois from the Netherlands, will be joining the force with ...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Person dies in Ritzville officer-involved shooting

RITZVILLE — An unidentified person died early Sunday morning after an incident at Ritzville business where the person was shot by a Ritzville police officer. The shooting is being investigated by the Central Basi...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Coronavirus: Moses Lake man dies, second Grant County death

GRANT COUNTY - A second Grant County resident sickened with the novel coronavirus has died, according to the Grant County Health District. This story is bein...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Inslee extends “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order through May 4

Gov. Jay Inslee announced late Thursday that he was extending his “stay-at-home” order until May 4.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Three Moses Lake Boeing employees test positive for COVID-19

Boeing announced late Wednesday that three of it’s Moses Lake employees have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus

Updated 2 months ago
Three confirmed cases in Adams County, all in Othello

ADAMS COUNTY - There are now three confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Adams County, with two new cases reported Thursday.

Updated 2 months ago
Yakima jail escapee arrested outside Moses Lake

MOSES LAKE - One of the 14 men who escaped from the Yakima County Jail Monday was arrested just outside of Moses Lake Thursday afternoon, according to the Mo...

Updated 2 months ago
Coronavirus: Two Moses Lake women test positive

GRANT COUNTY - Two Moses Lake women have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, according to the Grant County Health District, bringing the city’s total ...

Updated 2 months ago
Inslee orders Washington to “stay-at-home”

OLYMPIA - Washington state will be placed under a “stay-at-home” order for a minimum of two weeks, effectively forcing the closure of all “non-essential” bus...

Updated 2 months ago
Coronavirus: Two new cases in Quincy, county total now at 25

GRANT COUNTY - There are now 25 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Grant County, with two new cases reported in Quincy early Monday evening, accordi...