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Grant County Coroner identifies 21-year-old woman as victim of Soap Lake house fire

The Grant County Coroner has identified 21-year-old Samantha Harbeck of Ephrata as the person who died in a house fire near Soap Lake. The coroner lists Harbeck's cause of death as smoke inhalation and the manner of death as accidental, according to the Grant County Sheriff's Office.


Spokane woman hospitalized after rollover crash near Moses Lake

MOSES LAKE, Wash. - A Spokane woman was hospitalized with minor injuries after a rollover crash on I-90 near Moses Lake. Kelsey Wilson, 33, was driving a Jeep Wrangler west on I-90 Friday morning when she drove off the road near milepost 184.


Felon sentenced to 22 months for stolen pistol, scuffle with Moses Lake police

MOSES LAKE - A convicted felon was sentenced to nearly two years in prison after being caught with a stolen pistol during a scuffle with Moses Lake police. Alfredo Ochoa Castaneda, 25, pleaded guilty to third-degree assault of the law enforcement officer and unlawful possession of a firearm. Charges


Grant County Sheriff's Office warns of cashier check, money order scam

GRANT COUNTY, Wash. - The Grant County Sheriff's Office is warning about cashier checks or money orders that are sent through the mail. The Sheriff's Office says it can happen when someone sells something and a buyer sends a cashier check or money order in the mail as payment. The amount might be fo


Big Bend softball prepares to be serious contenders

MOSES LAKE- Big Bend softball had its best season in ages last year when it went to the postseason for the first time since 2006. Head Coach Michael Garoutte won the NWAC with Wenatchee Valley the year prior to taking over at Big Bend. Where he led the Big Bend Vikings not only to the postseason, bu


Washington state considers staying on Pacific Daylight Time forever

When you switch your clock forward by one hour at the beginning of daylight saving time in two weeks, know this: it could be among the last times. Washington state lawmakers are considering several proposals to adopt year-round Pacific Daylight Time, ending the twice-a-year switch between it and Pac


Man charged with breaking into INET impound lot to retrieve seized SUV

EPHRATA - Two men were arrested after one allegedly broke into the Grant County Interagency Narcotics Enforcement Team impound lot in an attempted to retrieve a seized SUV. Ephrata police and Grant County deputies responded to the impound lot just before midnight Tuesday after the burglary alarm was


Four arrested during bust of long-time drug house near Soap Lake

SOAP LAKE, Wash. - Four people have been arrested following a raid of a Soap Lake area home well known for drug activity. According to the Grant County Sheriff's Office, a search warrant was served at the home at 1289 Thomas Drive Northeast Thursday morning.


State honors Oso slide victims, survivors, community

Next month, the five-year remembrance ceremony will be held for the devastating Oso landslide that wiped out a neighborhood, claiming the lives of 43 people. The families of those killed have been working to get a permanent memorial for the slide site, and this week they took a big step toward that


Guilty Verdict in 3rd Sundberg Murder Trial

A Grant County jury returned a guilty verdict Thursday in the murder of Jill Sundberg, 31 of Quincy. Our news partner iFiber One reports Gustavo Tapia Rodriguez faces a life sentence for killing Sundberg in December of 2016. Tapia Rodriguez was convicted of first-degree murder with multiple aggravat


Moses Lake home damaged by gunfire in weekend drive-by

MOSES LAKE - A home was damaged by gunfire early Sunday morning in Moses Lake. Moses Lake police responded just after midnight to South Blessing Street, north of Nelson Road, after a resident reported multiple gunshots, according to information provided by Moses Lake police on Tuesday.


Three Moses Lake schools go into 'secure the building' mode Tuesday morning as a precaution

MOSES LAKE - Three Moses Lake schools were placed into “secure the building” mode Tuesday morning after reports of two men, one possibly with his face painted, in trench coats in the Larson Housing community.


K9 Chewy helps track down suspect in Sunday night pursuit through Moses Lake

MOSES LAKE - A man is in jail after leading police on a pursuit Sunday night through Moses Lake. Moses Lake police attempted to stop a Jeep after an officer noticed the driver make a U-turn and run a red light on North Central Drive.


Wenatchee Valley men sweep Big Bend

MOSES LAKE- The Big Bend Runnin’ Vikings have a real shot at making it into the postseason and a win over the Wenatchee Valley Knights is just what they needed. The Knights had other plans, and ended up beating the Vikings, sweeping them on the season following a 74-67 victory in Moses Lake.


Quincy Joins Washington’s Business Licensing Service

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Feb. 21, 2019 – Today, the Department of Revenue announces the city of Quincy as its newest business licensing service (BLS) partner. The Grant County city that hosts the world’s largest data center is now networked to the state’s combined licensing service.