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AR-15-style rifle stolen from deputy's vehicle in Moses Lake

The AR-15-style rifle was locked in a security bracket, which the person responsible was able to defeat, according to a news release.

YAKTRINEWS.COM - 2018-11-14 21:45:16

Grant County Sheriff's Office Looking for Thief of Patrol Rifle - NewsRadio 560 KPQ

The Grant County Sheriff’s Office is offering a $1500 reward for the return of a patrol rifle stolen from a deputy’s patrol vehicle which was parked outside a Moses Lake home on Wednesday morning.The AR-15-style rifle was locked in a security bracket which the suspect or suspects were able to defeat

KPQ.COM - 2018-11-15 05:45:11

Grant County health officials lift alert for toxic blue-green algae in Moses Lake and Potholes

However, county health officials ask that you stay away from blooms or potential blooms while recreating. Blooms are blue/green, red or brown patches of what looks like “floating paint” in areas of slow moving calm water like coves, shorelines, inlets or other pockets.

IFIBERONE.COM - 2018-11-15 00:24:00

Is Boeing up to something in Grant County?

"There are lots of comings and goings at the Port of Moses Lake facility," said Jeffrey Bishop, executive director of the Port of Moses Lake, during a regular meeting of the port commission on Tuesday.

THE WENATCHEE WORLD ONLINE - 2018-11-14 21:57:15

Tariffs taking a chunk out of Washington potato exports, but EU struggles could nullify problem soon

MOSES LAKE - Washington state potatoes are a little less well-traveled this year due to a drop in exports caused by retaliatory tariffs imposed by Mexico and China. Mexico has slapped a 20% tariff on U.S. potatoes and China is maintaining a 10% tariff on taters. The Washington State Potatoes Commis


Wheat Grower Breaches 200-Bushel Barrier in 2018 Wheat Yield Contest

Phillip Gross examines some wheat in his Warden, Washington, wheat fields, one of which yielded 202.5 bushels per acre, securing the high yield award in the 2018 National Wheat Yield Contest. Gross has won every high yield award in the contest's three-year history. (DTN photo by Jim Patrico)


DUI crashes in Grant, Chelan and Douglas counties nearing the 300-mark

OLYMPIA - The latest DUI-related crash numbers have been released for Grant, Chelan and Douglas counties. According to the state’s crash database, 92 collisions caused by impairment have been recorded so far for Grant County in 2018, a figure not so far off from the 2017 total of 110. Most DUI crash


Grant County Sheriff's Office offers $1500 reward for rifle stolen from patrol car

A reward of $1,500 is being offered for the return of a patrol rifle, which was stolen from a patrol car while it was parked outside a Moses Lake home on Wednesday morning.

KHQ RIGHT NOW - 2018-11-14 21:30:00

Chiawana track coach arrested in sexual assault investigation

Mahasse Cornelius, 45, was booked into jail Friday for an incident in the 1300 block of George Washington Way on Sept. 19, according to Richland police.


Othello homeowner goes all out with Halloween decor

OTHELLO, Wash. - With Halloween, comes candy, costumes, and wild Halloween decor. Some local homeowners, taking the task very seriously. One Othello homeowner said around 500 people come to visit her house every Halloween.


Highway 26 near Othello closed through Apple Cup

A 32-mile chunk of State Route 26, a primary route for people traveling from western Washington to the Palouse, will remain closed east of Othello, Wash., through the Thanksgiving holiday and the Apple Cup.


Hubby's Pizza manager on leave after swinging phone at customer

KENNEWICK, Wash. - A Hubby’s Pizza manager has been placed on administrative leave after using a phone to smack a cell phone out of a customer’s hand, according to a company spokesperson.


Man arrested for breaking into home, hitting woman who had a protective order against the man



CWU Police Department earns regional award

At its annual conference in Kennewick, the Western Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators named CWU’s police department as WECLEA’s 2018 Department of the Year. Additionally, CWU Officer Pete Ross received the WACLEA 2018 Officer of the Year Award.


Woman dies in semi vs car crash outside Othello

OTHELLO, WA - A woman from Connell died after a semi-truck hit her car Monday afternoon outside of Othello.The Department of Transportation says 35-year-old Ashley J. Alred was traveling east on State Route 26 when her car was hit by a semi-truck, who failed to stop at a stop sign on Booker Road. T


Freezing fog to ice Tri-Cities roads

Expect two more mornings with icy roads in the Tri-Cities area as fog blankets the region.It may freeze on roadways when overnight lows drop below freezing.TheNational Weather Service predictsa low of 25 degrees Monday night and 31 degrees Tuesday night in the Tri-Cities.


Moses Lake's high-tech plant is collateral damage in U.S.-China trade war

For the 200 or so workers who still have jobs at the REC Silicon manufacturing plant in Moses Lake, the last few months of the trade dispute between China and the United States have been agonizing. In July, the Central Washington agricultural town learned that the plant, which uses cheap hydropower


Franklin County appears to be getting new coroner

While the results won’t be official until Nov. 27, only 302 ballots remain to be counted, according to the Franklin County Auditor’s Office.


This Stunning Washington Lake Is Known For More Than Just Its Healing Waters

If you’ve heard of Soap Lake, you may have also heard about its healing waters. And the stories of people who have healed their ailments there are pretty impressive. But believe it or not, that’s not all this rich mineral lake is known for.


He’s awaiting trial for shooting at police. He just got sentenced for a Pasco jail attack

Edwin Espejo, 32, had been in the jail for several months awaiting a trialfor a shootout with Pasco policewhen hehelped attack the man in a jail cell.