Stories tagged: Grant County
Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 5 a.m.
Frank Hinkhouse, a “wealthy German farmer” from Wheeler, in Grant County, was convicted of two counts of violating the espionage act for speaking pro-German sentiments during wartime.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 4:41 p.m.
The sheriffs in Grant, Lincoln and Okanogan counties joined at least seven other county sheriffs who previously pledged to ignore Initiative 1639, which adds requirements on gun storage and background …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 10:23 p.m.
A Mead woman was injured Monday afternoon in a Grant County crash on Interstate 90.
Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 7:59 p.m.
The Spokane Police Department on Tuesday named Tyler Fisher and Jordan Orrell as the officers who shot and killed Dwight D. Steward on Jan. 23 after he reportedly refused commands …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 6:12 p.m.
Thomas B. Whitlock, 31, was standing in a westbound lane of the freeway next to his own vehicle, which had broken down about 7 miles east of the town of …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 9:42 p.m.
Richard C. Smith, of Ephrata, was behind the wheel of a Kia Optima when he tried to make the turn from Highway 17 onto Yonezawa Boulevard shortly after noon Monday, …
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 9:57 a.m.
The Grant County Health District is warning people to avoid contact with the water in Moses Lake.
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018, 3:15 p.m.
The body of man missing since late last month was recovered Friday evening in Soap Lake.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 9:51 p.m.
The Grant County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a driver suspected of hitting and killing a pedestrian Friday morning between Quincy and Ephrata before speeding away.
UPDATED: Sun., July 15, 2018, 5:57 p.m.
Crews work to contain 2,400-acre fire near Colville Reservation; evacuation notices lifted for regions near Soap Lake
The Rattlesnake fire burning on the Colville Indian Reservation near Lake Roosevelt is about 40-percent contained, fire officials said Sunday.
Mon., July 9, 2018, 8:42 p.m.
A Wenatchee man has been charged with second-degree murder for allegedly ramming his ex-girlfriend’s SUV into an irrigation ditch near the Grant County town of Quincy.
UPDATED: Tue., June 12, 2018, 9:05 p.m.
State fire resources have been tapped to fight the Soap Lake Fire, burning 5 miles north of the town of Soap Lake in Grant County.
UPDATED: Tue., May 29, 2018, 9:24 p.m.
The body of a 17-year-old Lynnwood boy was recovered Saturday from the waters of Banks Lake after he went missing late Friday evening near Steamboat Rock State Park. The Grant …
UPDATED: Tue., May 29, 2018, 9:01 p.m.
A Grant County man is accused of burning an American flag blanket on Memorial Day Weekend, causing a 5-acre brush fire in Ephrata.
Wed., April 11, 2018, 9:29 p.m.
Officials investigating leaking at the Priest Rapids Dam on the Columbia River say the source is likely the layers between large sections of concrete.
UPDATED: Tue., April 10, 2018, 9:36 p.m.
A Grant County Sheriff’s deputy was injured in a four-car crash north of Moses Lake Monday morning.
Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 9:26 a.m.
Two elderly people were found dead Monday in Coulee City in what appears to be accidental carbon monoxide poisoning.
Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 5:43 p.m.
The process to determine the Grant County PUD’s response to a substantial increase in requests for new electrical service will take about a year, starting with six months to study …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 9:18 p.m.
Two men were charged in connection with a large drug and gun bust in Moses Lake in which over 11 pounds of heroin was recovered.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 6:46 p.m.
A wildfire that sparked up in the Monument Hill area north of Quincy Wednesday evening gave residents quite a scare as many were told to evacuate immediately.
Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 10:01 p.m.
Level three evacuation notices were issued near the town of Quincy Wednesday night as a rapidly shifting wildfire spread through the area.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 9 p.m.
Moses Lake Police responded to a report of an accidental shooting at Grant County Sheriff’s Office deputy’s home Wednesday night.
UPDATED: Mon., July 10, 2017, 2:06 p.m.
Firefighters quickly doused a wildfire that threatened homes in Grant County on Monday afternoon.
UPDATED: Thu., June 29, 2017, 2:04 p.m.
The Sutherland Canyon Fire has now burned about 45,000 acres in the area southeast of Wenatchee. Smoke from the fire drifted into Spokane on Wednesday.
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 2:35 p.m.
Grant County fire and law enforcement officials are investigating a house fire near Moses Lake that left one person dead Thursday morning.
UPDATED: Sun., June 11, 2017, 8:18 p.m.
A military helicopter was called in to aid in a rescue after a paraglider was stranded on a steep cliff in west-central Grant County.
UPDATED: Thu., May 25, 2017, 5:16 p.m.
A car crash early Thursday morning left three dead and eight injured when an SUV collided with a passenger van.
UPDATED: Tue., May 9, 2017, 11:21 p.m.
Campaign hit piece in Grant County prosecutor’s race could result in big fines for former judge, businessman.
Mon., May 8, 2017, 2:01 p.m.
State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed a campaign finance lawsuit involving the 2014 campaign for Grant County prosecutor.
UPDATED: Fri., April 14, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
The prisoner who as a teenager opened fire at his middle school in Washington state more than 20 years ago has spoken out for the first time, apologizing for killing …