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Updated 21 hours, 38 minutes ago

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...

Updated 21 hours, 29 minutes ago
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.

Updated 21 hours, 29 minutes ago
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 cl...

Updated 21 hours, 30 minutes ago
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.

Updated 21 hours, 31 minutes ago
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.

Updated 21 hours, 31 minutes ago
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 fo...

Updated 21 hours, 33 minutes ago
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.

Updated 21 hours, 37 minutes ago
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.

Updated 21 hours, 38 minutes ago
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. A...

Updated 21 hours, 39 minutes ago
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 a...

Updated 21 hours, 41 minutes ago
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 bloc...

Updated 21 hours, 44 minutes ago
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.

Updated 2 days, 20 hours ago
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 te...

Updated 4 days, 21 hours ago
Three new Adams County cases, bringing total to 23

Adams County update 4/6/2020

Updated 6 days, 1 hour ago
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.