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Updated 17 hours, 1 minute ago

A Chief’s Last Run: Madisyn Clark looks to cap off Moses Lake career

MOSES LAKE — Excitement is the name of the game for Moses Lake senior guard Madisyn Clark this week.

Updated 17 hours, 2 minutes ago
Mitsubishi tests SpaceJet with Japanese-built engine

MOSES LAKE — Mitsubishi has successfully made a test flight here of its SpaceJet regional airliner with a Japanese-built engine, according to a company press...

Updated 17 hours, 3 minutes ago
Samaritan Healthcare finishes 2019 with $7 million profit

Bad debt and charity care expenses total more than $7 million

Updated 17 hours, 4 minutes ago
Speaker to teach students about safe use of internet

MOSES LAKE — The White Hatter is back in town.

Updated 17 hours, 4 minutes ago
Gavin Seim of Ephrata now a refugee in Mexico

Libertarian activist, filmmaker and former congressional candidate Gavin Seim was recently granted refugee status in Mexico and has no plans to return to the...

Updated 1 day, 16 hours ago
Soap Lake man fined $3,000 for burning garbage, furniture

SOAP LAKE — A Soap Lake man has been fined $3,000 by the Washington Department of Ecology after repeated violations of outdoor burning rules, according to agency officials.

Updated 1 day, 16 hours ago
Samaritan likely to break ground on hospital in summer

Review of cost estimates now underway

Updated 1 day, 16 hours ago
Developer eyes Soap Lake for RV park

SOAP LAKE — A West Side developer is looking to build a nearly 40 acre, high-end RV park near the intersection of Division Street and state Route 28.

Updated 1 day, 16 hours ago
Volunteers help neighbors prepare taxes

MOSES LAKE — For Jeanette Entz, there are two simple rules for helping people with their taxes.

Updated 2 days, 17 hours ago
After hesitation, Moses Lake progresses with Larson Rec Center

MOSES LAKE — After initial hesitation, the Moses Lake City Council unanimously voted Tuesday to move forward with the 30,000-square-foot recreation center. D...

Updated 2 days, 17 hours ago
After concerns, Grant Integrated Services to update policies

Grant Integrated Services says it’s on the cusp of bringing its policies into compliance with a law passed almost a year ago allowing parents to initiate men...

Updated 2 days, 17 hours ago
Musicians sought for Basin Community Orchestra

Practices start March 3

Updated 2 days, 17 hours ago
Moses Lake Christian Academy gym construction begins

Foundation work starts today

Updated 2 days, 17 hours ago
Quilters volunteer skills to help cancer patients

MOSES LAKE — Mel Neal said he was looking for ways to put his considerable skill and experience as a quilter to good use. The Columbia Basin Cancer Foundatio...

Updated 2 days, 19 hours ago
Wahluke School District levy passes

MATTAWA — The Wahluke School District levy, placed on the Feb. 11 ballot, has passed.