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No officers injured in Soap Lake shooting

The officers involved in the incident were placed on administrative leave with pay, which is standard procedure after a critical use-of-force incident, officials said.

KREM - 2018-08-19 19:57:37

Moses Lake man arrested for trying to assault deputies

MOSES LAKE, WASH — A Moses Lake man was taken into custody Friday afternoon after a high-speed chase with deputies then barricading himself in his home.Officials said Robert Gwinn, 38, pulled over for deputies, but then led them on a five-mile chase at speeds near 100 mph. He aimed his vehicle at de


High speed chase leads to arrest in Moses Lake

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Soap Lake adds first cannabis shop

2020 Solutions, owned by Mark Levergne, also has stores in Ephrata, Sprague and Bellingham. The Soap Lake location is being managed by Bruce Davis.

THE WENATCHEE WORLD ONLINE - 2018-08-18 22:00:00

One adult, two juveniles killed in crash on Hwy 97

MADRAS, Oregon — A two-vehicle head-on collision occurred this morning on Highway 97 near milepost 80 near Madras at approximately 2:00 a.m., killing three people.


Grant County Fire District 13 releases video to show fire response

SOAP LAKE- Grant County Fire District 13 has released an instructional video of the brush fire that damaged structures in the Soap Lake area earlier this week.The video demonstrates how fast a fire can move from wildland to a structure. A constant assessment of structure protection occurs as fire li


Grant County Sheriff's Office searching for missing endangered man

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Craft Out Cancer Brew Fest in Moses Lake on September 15

Ten Pin Brewingin Moses Lake, Washington recently built a park outside the brewery, which is the site for the upcoming Craft Out Cancer Brew Fest and fundraiser. The event takes place on Saturday, September 15th and benefits Columbia Basin Cancer Foundation.


Lightning Strikes Spark Two Small Fires....So Far - NewsRadio 560 KPQ

The National Weather Service recorded nearly two dozen lightning strikes early this morning between Wenatchee and Brewster.Jim Duck, Coordinator at Central Washington Interagency Communications Center (CWICC) said firefighters have responded on two small fires. One fire is located on the Chelan But


Kicking off the fair season: Grant County Fair is the first out of the gates

At the fair, they both recouped hundreds of dollars for their animals, but they also had to say sad good-byes to them.


Body found in Adams County canal

People are being asked to avoid the area of Highway 26, west of the Highway 17, just outside of Othello.


Wenatchee School District Getting Ready for School Year, Takes Next Step in Superintendent Search - NewsRadio 560 KPQ

The Wenatchee School District and the teachers’ union have not yet come to an agreement for the upcoming school year, but District Communications Director Diana Haglund says they are confident that it will happen before the kids report on August 29th.“We’ve got a great relationship with our teacher’


Guilty plea entered in death of deputy's daughter

Neil McLeod, 38, of Ephrata, pleaded guilty in Grant County Superior Court to vehicular homicide and two counts of vehicular assault. Sept. 14 date has been set for the prosecution and defense to present arguments for sentencing.


34-year-old man lodged at Ephrata jail found dead

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Man, 34, dies in Grant County Jail in Ephrata

Derek A. Batton, of Soap Lake, had been booked into the jail in Ephrata around 11:35 p.m. Friday, according to a news release from the Grant County Sheriff’s Office, which runs the detention facility.


Brush Fire Near Soap Lake - NewsRadio 560 KPQ

A brushfire is reported on SR28 near MP55, about one mile east of Soap Lake. Ryan Wectenwald with the Grant County Sheriff’s Office said Grant County Fire District #5 and #7 and Ephrata Fire were on scene.


Grant County Fair begins despite air quality concerns

MOSES LAKE, Wash. - The Grant County Fair began its five day run in Moses Lake Tuesday, despite some concerns about air quality in the region.


Stolen Pickup Arrest Triggers US Hwy 2 Closure

US Highway 2 in the Monitor Flat West of Wenatchee was briefly shut down this morning while State Troopers arrested a suspect in a stolen pick-up truck. Trooper Jeff Anderson has the details. . .Anderson did not disclose the name of the suspect. The investigation into the cause continues.


Traffic stop leads to big drug, gun bust on Lewiston Grade

A 35-year-old Lind, Wash., man was arrested Wednesday on the Lewiston Grade after detectives with the Quad Cities Drug Task Force seized 1.5 pounds of heroin, 2.1 pounds of methamphetamine and 16 firearms.According to a media release from the task force, Christopher W. Bounds was travelling on the g


Firefighter injured, evacuations ordered as Eastern Washington wildfire grows

Parts of the Town of Grand Coulee were evacuated late Saturday as a result of a fast-moving wildfire called the Grass Valley fire. (Photo via Grant County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page)EPHRATA, Wash. — Authorities say a firefighter was injured and residents in two cities were ordered to evacuate S