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Community raises over 20K for family of Moses Lake teen who died Sunday
MOSES LAKE, Wash. - The community has raised over $20,000 for the family of a Moses Lake girl who passed away on Sunday.
Mosquito sample in Grant County tests positive for West Nile Virus
MOSES LAKE, Wash. -- A mosquito sample collected in Grant County last week tested positive for West Nile Virus, making it the first positive sample in the state of Washington this year, according to the Grant County Health District.
State resources sent to 2,000 acre fire burning near Vantage
VANTAGE, Washington - Early Thursday morning, resources from around the state were sent to fight a 2,000 acre fire near Vantage.
100-acre fire west of Vantage
VANTAGE, Wash.-- Fire officials are responding to a 100-acre fire west of Vantage.According to officials, Vantage highway is closed due to downed power lines.Officials said there are planes, bulldozers and a 20-person crew working on containing the fire.#WaWILDFIREUPDATE- Three planes, bulldozers an
WSP: Distracted driver crashes into patrol car, rolls truck into ditch
The driver of the truck, a 39-year-old Bothell man, suffered minor injuries and was taken to Columbia Basin Hospital.
June 21 blotter: suspicious activity
PoliceKittcom received the following calls on June 20-21 (calls are made to the 911 line and the non-emergency business line):A shed was reportedly broken into on East 11th Avenue.An animal problem was reported on Overlook Road. The caller saw that his dog was found and advised via Facebook to call
UPDATE: Yakima fire official says Cowiche Canyon Road brush fire human caused; Fire near Vantage grows
UPDATE 10:32 a.m. -- Wednesday's brush fire on Cowiche Canyon Road is being blamed on fireworks, a Yakima fire official said.Witnesses reported seeing someone in a truck in the area throw a firework out before the fire started, Yakima Fire Department Capt. Jeff Pfaff said. Firefighters found the rem
Level 2 evacuation notice in effect for Vantage
VANTAGE, Wash. - Residents are advised to be prepared to evacuated at a moments notice.Fire crews in the area will be working throughout the night setting a controlled fire near Recreation Road.The Vantage Highway will remain closed from Parks Creek Rd. to Vantage.
Spokane man convicted in 2015 deadly shooting
MOSES LAKE, Wash. (AP) — A Spokane man has been convicted of killing a Moses Lake teenager during a 2015 robbery attempt.The Columbia Basin Herald reports Jeremiah Smith was found guilty of first-degree murder, first-degree burglary, first-degree assault and first-degree unlawful possession of a fir
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Fertilizer plant fire forces some to evacuate in Franklin County
A fertilizer plant fire near Eltopia is sending up toxic smoke and forcing about 40 people to evacuate.People are being asked to avoid the area around North Glade North and Eltopia West roads because the air could be hazardous, said the Franklin County Sheriff's Office.The fire at the McGregor Compa
15 fail restaurant inspections, 21 pass with flying colors
The Benton-Franklin Health District's food safety teams inspected 52 establishments during the week of May 26 to June 1.Fifteen earned failing scores while 21 earned perfect ones.Inspectors scrutinize more than 1,000 licensed food service establishments on a 418-point scale for food handling practic
Roseburg equestrians compete at Pacific Northwest Invitational
MOSES LAKE, Wash. — Several Roseburg equestrians competed at last weekend's Pacific Northwest Invitational Championship in Moses Lake, Washington, where the best high school riders from Washington and Oregon competed.
Soap Lake Wildfire Goes to State Mobilization - NCWLIFE
State fire assistance has been mobilized under the Washington State Fire Services Resource Mobilization Plan in support of local firefighters working to contain the Soap Lake (High Hills) Fire, located approximately 5 miles north of Soap Lake in Grant County. The Soap Lake Fire is burning in grass
Homeowners in Soap Lake opted to stay despite level three wildfire evacuations
SOAP LAKE, Wash. – A 2,000-acre wildfire north of Soap Lake in Grant County quickly prompted emergency officials to issues level 3 evacuations on Monday night.
Soap Lake Fire Now 90% Contained - NewsRadio 560 KPQ
The Soap Lake Fire started June 11, 2018, at 4:30 PM along State Route 17 four miles north of Soap Lake. Grant County Fire District 7 responded and quickly requested mutual aid from surrounding communities as the fire grew rapidly with the strong winds that were present at the time. Firefighters f
Grant County Deputies Search for Ephrata Burglary Suspects
Recognize any of these guys? They burglarized a home near Ephrata on June 7. We think they burglarized the same home back in April. Call us with information. You can remain anonymous. 509-762-1160, firstname.lastname@example.org.Posted byGrant County Sheriff’s Office – Tom Jones, Sheriffon Monday, June
All evacuations in Soap Lake Fire cleared as of 8:00 a.m. Wednesday
SOAP LAKE, Wash. -UPDATE:As of 8:00 a.m. Wednesday, the Grant County Sheriff's Office has lifted all evacuations for the Soap Lake Fire.
Evacuation notices lifted in Central Washington fire
SOAP LAKE, Wash. (AP) — Authorities in Grant County have lifted all evacuation notices as crews work to contain a wildfire burning grass and brush north in Central Washington.Fire officials said Wednesday that one small outbuilding was lost but no injuries have been reported.The wildfire has burned
Wildfire evacuations downgraded in central Washington
SOAP LAKE, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a wildfire burning grass and brush in Central Washington is threatening several dozen homes and other infrastructure.Grant County Sheriff's spokesman Kyle Foreman said Tuesday morning that residents in about 15 to 20 homes were told to leave immediately, while