Tuesday, May 26, 2020

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Updated 2 hours, 28 minutes ago

Coronavirus: Seven new cases reported since Friday

Seven new cases of the novel coronavirus reported in Grant County Tuesday.

Updated 2 hours, 50 minutes ago
Shoreline man who drowned in Moses Lake Sunday identified

MOSES LAKE - A deceased man recovered from the waters of Moses Lake near the sand dunes Monday has been identified by the Grant County Coroner as 61-year-old...

Updated 8 hours, 42 minutes ago
Big Bend lock down order lifted, unclear if shooting occurred

MOSES LAKE — The Big Bend Community College campus has been locked down and residents in the Arlington Avenue neighborhood are being told to stay indoors due to a possible incident in the 1200 block of Arlington.

Updated 21 hours, 5 minutes ago
Phase 2: Grant County allowed to reopen a little

MOSES LAKE — Washington Department of Health on Saturday moved Grant County into Phase 2 of the state’s plan to reopen businesses and remove restrictions imp...

Updated 21 hours, 10 minutes ago
Health district, software company work to improve contact tracing process

MOSES LAKE — Grant County health officials are working with a North Carolina software company to streamline and improve the contact tracing process.

Updated 21 hours, 10 minutes ago
Memorial service honors victims of 1952 airplane crash

MOSES LAKE — The victims of a 1952 air crash at Larson Air Force Base were remembered with a ceremony Memorial Day morning.

Updated 21 hours, 10 minutes ago
As pandemic wanes, health officials prepare to protect health of migrant farmworkers

GRANT COUNTY — As Grant County readies itself to begin reopening its economy, health officials continue to work with businesses and industries to ensure that...

Updated 21 hours, 10 minutes ago
Mount St. Helens anniversary generates flood of memories

MOSES LAKE — The 40th anniversary of the eruption of Mount St. Helens produced a flood of reminiscences.

Updated 21 hours, 10 minutes ago
Realtors’ food drive nets $1,355 and 1,670 pounds for food bank

MOSES LAKE — The Moses Lake-Othello Association of Realtors raised $1,355 and brought in more than 1,670 pounds of food for the Moses Lake Food Bank during t...

Updated 2 days, 5 hours ago
Mitsubishi closing Moses Lake testing facility

MOSES LAKE — Mitsubishi Aircraft told local employees on Thursday that the company was postponing production of its SpaceJet M100 passenger plane and closing...

Updated 3 days, 4 hours ago
Report: Mitsubishi to close Washington operations, halt SpaceJet flight tests

MOSES LAKE — Mitsubishi Aircraft is closing its U.S. operations, halting flight testing on the SpaceJet in Moses Lake, according to a report in the Seattle Times.

Updated 3 days, 4 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 3 days, 23 hours ago
Two new COVID-19 cases reported in Adams County

OTHELLO - Two new cases of COVID-19 in Othello brought the Adams County total up to 54 confirmed cases on Friday, May 22.

Updated 4 days, 5 hours ago
Adams County to move on to Phase 2

OTHELLO - The Adams County Health Department has received word from John Wiesman, Washington State Secretary of Health, on Friday, May 22, that Adams County has approval to move to Phase 2 of Gov. Jay Inslee’s re...

Updated 4 days, 7 hours ago
Grant County variance request to be submitted Friday

EPHRATA — An application for a variance to move into the second phase of reopening businesses and removing restrictions on movement is expected to be on its ...