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April 9, 2020 3:41 p.m.

Royal City Food Bank seeks donations

Royal City Food Bank seeks donations

ROYAL CITY — The Royal City Food Bank has seen a drastic increase in the number of people needing food assistance since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak. As a result, the food bank seeks donations to help fill the needs presented by the community.

April 8, 2020 5:51 p.m.

Local libraries extend closure date

KENNEWICK — To help citizens stay in compliance with Gov. Jay Inslee’s recently extended stay-home order, the Mid-Columbia Libraries has extended its closure date to Monday, May 4. While the Othello library is closed, patrons have access to eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and streaming videos available on The library network is also hosting a spring reading challenge in which participants can win digital Amazon gift cards. Live story times can be accessed on the library’s facebook page,

April 8, 2020 5:51 p.m.

Adams County offers relief on property taxes

RITZVILLE — Adams County Treasurer’s Office announced on Monday, April 6, that property owners who are directly impacted by COVID-19 will be able to get some relief.

April 8, 2020 5:50 p.m.

Othello detective helps reconnect mother and daughter after two years

OTHELLO — Othello Police Detective Jamie Mendoza, with the help of federal authorities, was able to help locate and bring home a girl who had been missing for two years.

April 8, 2020 5:49 p.m.

Fatal traffic accident Sunday morning in Adams County

ADAMS COUNTY — Kristen Icenogle, 52, of Kettle Falls, died in a traffic accident on U.S. Highway 395 near milepost 70 in Adams County just after 10:15 a.m. Sunday, according to a report by Washington State Patrol.

April 8, 2020 5:49 p.m.

Bevery Water District receives audit finding

BEVERLY — The Beverly Water District failed to file its financial reports for 2016 and 2017 in a timely manner, according to a report from the Washington Auditor’s Office. In addition, the financial statements for 2016 through 2018 had some inaccuracies and didn’t have all the required information, the audit report said.

April 8, 2020 5:48 p.m.

Mattawa skate park, basketball court closed

MATTAWA — The Mattawa City Council has closed the skate park and basketball court in Mattawa. The decision was made during a regular, call-in meeting on Thursday, April 2.

April 8, 2020 5:44 p.m.

Spring prep sports officially canceled

RENTON — After weeks of uncertainty, the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association officially canceled spring sports.

April 8, 2020 5:44 p.m.

COVID-19 cases: The week in review

While many wish that COVID-19 were already a thing of the past, the total of positive cases coming in is rising.

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April 8, 2020 5:43 p.m.

Veterinarian offers advice for those looking to adopt a pet

Adopting a shelter pet can be challenging. But with a little preparation and being aware of what you are getting can also mean great rewards.

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April 8, 2020 5:41 p.m.

Closure of state recreation areas extended through May 4

MOSES LAKE — Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and the state Department of Natural Resources announced an extension to the closure of state lands through May 4, coinciding with Gov. Jay Inslee’s extension of his stay-at-home order.

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April 8, 2020 5:39 p.m.

Othello police seize drugs, arrest man

OTHELLO — The Othello Police Department seized narcotics with a street value of about $180,000 on Saturday, March 28, after serving a warrant in the 200 block of East Cedar Street. Officers seized approximately 5 kilograms of methamphetamine, approximately 840 suspected opiate pills, 25 grams of heroin and two firearms.

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April 8, 2020 5:37 p.m.

Patrick Azevedo works on his game while away from the course

OTHELLO — Othello senior Patrick Azevedo said he has just tried to stay busy after his golf season was put on hold and his senior year moved online a few weeks ago.

April 8, 2020 5:36 p.m.

Juveniles lead officers on chase

MATTAWA — Four juveniles led law enforcement officers on a vehicle chase from Mattawa to Royal City, according to social media posts published by Mattawa Police Department and Grant County Sheriff’s Office.

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April 6, 2020 6:57 p.m.

Beyond the COVID-19 test

Beyond the COVID-19 test

MOSES LAKE — A person with COVID-19-like symptoms gets tested for the virus. Then what? Does he or she go into isolation? How long will it take to get the test results? How is the patient notified of the results? How will the community at-large be notified?

April 4, 2020 5:58 p.m.

Three new Adams County cases, bringing total to 23

Adams County update 4/6/2020

April 3, 2020 1:59 p.m.

GTA reduces services due to pandemic

Grant Transit Authority will reduce services starting Monday out of concern for the health of the community, riders and employees, the organization announced Friday.

April 1, 2020 7:51 p.m.

Coronavirus: 20 confirmed cases in Adams County, up from 5 late last week

ADAMS COUNTY - There are now 20 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, up from just five cases less than a week ago with confirmed cases in the Lind, Othello and Ritzville areas, according to the Adams County Health Department.

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