Stories tagged: Grant County
Sat., Jan. 2, 2016, 4:34 p.m.
Wilson Creek grain elevator on fire in Grant County
Multiple fire districts in Grant County are battling a large grain elevator fire in Wilson Creek.
Sun., Oct. 11, 2015
Jim Kershner’s This Day in History
From our archives, 100 years ago
Sat., Oct. 10, 2015
100 years ago in Grant County: Armed posses corner bank robber
A lone bandit walked into the Wilson Creek State Bank, north of Moses Lake, and forced a teller at gunpoint to give him all of the cash. Then he locked …
Mon., July 13, 2015, 12:23 p.m.
Grant county fugitive still on run
A man accused of shooting at multiple police officers has been on the run for nearly two weeks, according to a Grant County Sheriff’s Office news release.
Fri., July 3, 2015, 4:35 p.m.
Grant county fugitive on run
An armed and dangerous fugitive is on the loose near Royal City, Washington.
UPDATED: Wed., July 1, 2015, 7:26 a.m.
Wildfire forces evacuations near Quincy
A fast-moving wildfire overnight forced rural residents near Quincy, Washington, to flee their homes and has burned at least five structures, Grant County officials report.
Fri., May 22, 2015
Jim Kershner’s this day in history
From our archives, 100 years ago When the Barnes Hypnotic Show – a vaudeville act – went defunct in Lewiston, four members of the company were stranded penniless. Two of …
Wed., Sept. 10, 2014, 8:08 a.m.
Ephrata woman died of wounds to chest, neck
An autopsy has found Lucille Moore, 82, died of sharp wounds to the neck and chest. She was found dead in her Ephrata home Monday by police.
Thu., Aug. 21, 2014, 12:11 p.m.
Gorge Amphitheater has big economic impact
SPOKANE — Nearly 400,000 people attended concerts at The Gorge Amphitheater in 2013, generating $4.6 million in state and local taxes, according to an economic study created by the owners …
Tue., July 15, 2014
Mitsubishi Aircraft to test new airliner in Moses Lake
OLYMPIA – Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. will begin testing its new airliner in Moses Lake next year, bringing an estimated 100 jobs to that Central Washington community. The Japanese manufacturing giant …
Wed., July 9, 2014, 8:07 a.m.
Area wildfires break out amid hot, dry conditions
Crews are battling spreading wildfires in Central Washington as dry, breezy and hot conditions raise concerns.
Thu., June 19, 2014
Hospital, police plan for Paradiso Festival at the Gorge
The Paradiso electronic music festival is coming to the Gorge Amphitheatre for the third year, and like other festivals it is expected to strain Grant County’s ability to help with …
Mon., May 19, 2014, 12:45 p.m.
Body recovered believed to be drowned Grant County father
An irrigation worker discovered a body believed to be Scott Kolves, an Ephrata father who drowned in March teaching his son to drive.
Mon., May 19, 2014, 10:14 a.m.
Grant County tax assessor two years behind on taxes
Grant County Tax Assessor Laure Grammer said last week she is at least two years behind paying her own property taxes.
Mon., March 31, 2014, 7:49 a.m.
Boy dies after truck ends up in Grant County canal
One boy has died and a 45-year-old man’s body is still missing after a truck entered a canal near Billy Clapp Lake on Sunday afternoon, the Grant County Sheriff’s Office …
Wed., March 12, 2014, 12:31 p.m.
Spokane jury throws out some claims against Grant County deputy who shot dog
A federal trial ended in a limited liability judgment against a Grant County Sheriff’s deputy who shot and killed a Moses Lake man’s dog in January 2010. A Spokane jury …
Mon., Dec. 30, 2013, 9:39 a.m.
Washington passed over for FAA drone test site
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration announced six states on Monday that will develop test sites for drones, a critical next step for the march of the unmanned …
Tue., Dec. 10, 2013, 8:22 a.m.
Drug agents bust Central Washington man for pot, cocaine
Moises J. Tello Quintana, 26, was arrested Monday in Royal City after he picked up a package containing three pounds of marijuana from the local Post Office.
Thu., Sept. 19, 2013, 4:42 p.m.
Suspected getaway driver in shooting death arrested
Grant County detectives made one arrest in a shooting murder Tuesday night on Patton Boulevard near Moses Lake.
Wed., Aug. 14, 2013, 8 a.m.
Two Grant County men die after car strikes tree
Genaro Lopez Corona, 28, of George and Salvador Zepeda, 21, of Quincy died Tuesday night after the car Corona was driving struck a tree in a rural area north of …
Tue., Aug. 6, 2013, 1:06 p.m.
Body found in Columbia River ID’d as man missing for two years
EPHRATA, Wash. (AP) — A body that was found in the Columbia River nearly a year ago has been identified by the Grant County coroner’s office as a Seattle man …
UPDATED: Mon., July 29, 2013, 5:19 p.m.
Grant County runner hit by car twice
The suspected driver of a car that twice hit a 33-year-old runner from Royal City, Wash., Sunday evening is in custody, authorities said.
Thu., July 25, 2013, 6:24 p.m.
Grant County shooting suspect arrested in Quincy
Arnoldo Mendoza, 20, has been on the run since Friday, when authorities say he shot 23-year-old Luis Murillo multiple times in the stomach.
Sun., July 21, 2013
Flying farmer spots his stolen truck
A man has been arrested after a Grant County farmer flying his private plane spotted a truck and two trailers that had been stolen from his farm last week. Kevin …
Fri., July 19, 2013, 11:16 a.m.
Police searching for shooting suspect in Grant County
The Grant County Sheriff’s Department has identified 20-year-old Arnoldo Cazares Mendoza as a suspect in a shooting that occurred Friday morning near Quincy. The victim was shot multiple times in …
Wed., July 10, 2013, 2:16 p.m.
Grant County deputies arrest juvenile in connection to stabbing
Grant County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested one Moses Lake 14-year-old male in connection to the stabbing of another teenager late Tuesday night. Two juvenile suspects are still at large.
UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2013, 1:32 p.m.
Man missing after concert has been located
The Grant County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a 20-year-old man who went missing after attending the Paradiso Festival concert at The Gorge this weekend.
Mon., June 24, 2013, 3:17 p.m.
Pilot injured in Grant County helicopter crash
A man was injured this morning after a helicopter he was piloting crashed into a cherry orchard in Grant County.
Wed., May 29, 2013, 8:07 a.m.
Help needed finding child rape suspect
The Grant County Sheriff’s office is looking for help locating child rape suspect Miguel Gutierrez Espino.
UPDATED: Mon., March 4, 2013, 10:12 a.m.
Two juveniles wounded in George shooting
The Grant County sheriff’s office says a boy and a girl were shot Sunday night in the town of George.