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Updated 8 hours, 41 minutes ago

County to open mental health crisis treatment center

MOSES LAKE — Grant County will be opening a treatment center for patients suffering from a mental health crisis ...

Updated 1 day, 8 hours ago
Othello livestock sale goes on in 'weird' year

OTHELLO — It sure looked like the start of the fair.

Updated 1 day, 8 hours ago
Eleventh Adams County resident dies from coronavirus

RITZVILLE — Adams County Health Department officials have announced the death of an 11th Adams County resident due to complications from COVID-19.

Updated 2 days, 8 hours ago
Some Wahluke school bus drivers may be idled

MATTAWA — Some Wahluke School District bus drivers could be placed on standby, at least temporarily.

Updated 3 days, 8 hours ago
Othello Police get grant to hire second school officer

OTHELLO — The Othello City Police Department is getting a second school resource officer.

Updated 6 days, 8 hours ago
Othello School District patrons to be surveyed on on-campus instruction

OTHELLO — Othello School District patrons will be asked to fill out a survey asking their opinions on the timeline and planning for a return to some kind of in-person learning in the district.

Updated 1 week ago
NCW Libraries expands curbside pickup hours

ROYAL CITY — The NCW Libraries system has expanded its curbside pickup hours.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Adams County Health District: Two more deaths attributed to COVID-19

RITZVILLE — The Adams County Health Department has announced two additional Adams County residents have died of complications from the COVID-19 virus.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Air quality advisory in effect in Adams, Grant counties

OTHELLO — While visibility may have improved, the smoke that arrived in eastern Washington over the weekend is still sticking around and is expected to affec...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Adams County: 82 new coronavirus cases in 10 days

RITZVILLE — The Adams County Health Department reported 82 new cases of the coronavirus diagnosed in the county between Sept. 4 and 14.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Adams County unemployment increases in July

RITZVILLE — Unemployment rose in Adams County in July, both when measured against July 2019 and against June 2020, but it might not be as bad as the inital numbers make it look.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Sparrell welcomes volunteers at the local animal shelter

OTHELLO - When Thalia Sparrell first started working at Adams County Pet Rescue, staff there said she was definitely a cat person. They were right.

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Grants available to Moses Lake business owners

MOSES LAKE — Qualifying businesses and community organizations in Moses Lake that suffered losses due to the COVID-19 outbreak are being encouraged to apply for grants being awarded by the city of Moses Lake

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Warden schools requesting small groups be allowed on campus

WARDEN — While Warden schools are conducting online classes to start the school year, district officials have submitted a plan to the Grant County Health District to allow on-campus instruction for small groups.

Updated 2 weeks ago
Othello Food Bank to add service for seniors

OTHELLO — The Othello Food Bank will start a new service for seniors, opening just for them on Monday afternoons beginning Sept. 14.