Stories tagged: Soap Lake
UPDATED: Thu., June 14, 2018, 9:07 p.m.
Firefighters contain Soap Lake fire, crews head home today
Firefighters at a fire near Soap Lake kept the blaze within designated boundaries Wednesday despite gusty winds, according to a news release from Washington State Patrol. The fire was 90 …
Wed., June 13, 2018, 10:39 a.m.
Evacuation notices lifted in Central Washington fire
Authorities in Grant County have lifted all evacuation notices as crews work to contain a wildfire burning grass and brush in Central Washington.
UPDATED: Tue., June 12, 2018, 9:05 p.m.
State resources mobilized to fight Soap Lake Fire in Grant County
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.
Tue., June 12, 2018, 9:13 a.m.
Wildfire threatens some homes in central Washington
Authorities say a wildfire burning grass and brush in Central Washington is threatening several dozen homes and other infrastructure.
Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 5:03 p.m.
Equipment failure at Ephrata substation sparks fire, power loss to 8,000 in Grant County
Equipment failure at a power substation in Ephrata Wednesday evening cut power to about 8,000 Grant County Public Utility District customers. An arc flash sparked a fire at an adjacent …
Fri., July 29, 2016, 10:28 a.m.
Teen boy’s body recovered from Grant County lake
The body of the Soap Lake boy missing in Billy Clapp Lake since Sunday was recovered Thursday afternoon.
Tue., March 8, 2016
100 years ago in Soap Lake: Landlord shoots baker who wanted to keep his oven
From our archives, 100 years ago M.H. Sorrell, a prominent Soap Lake businessman and landlord, evicted Norman Barrett from his bakery shop for failure to pay rent.
Mon., Aug. 18, 2014, 7:27 a.m.
Man dies in Soap Lake apartment fire
SOAP LAKE, Wash. — Police say an elderly man died in an apartment fire early Sunday in Soap Lake. News reports say the fire destroyed a six-unit building at the …
Sat., Nov. 17, 2012
Soap Lake eschews moniker change in committee vote
OLYMPIA – Soap Lake the lake will remain Soap Lake, just like the city on its shore. The state Committee on Geographic Names rejected a proposal Friday to return the …
Thu., Sept. 15, 2011, 8:39 a.m.
Fire damages three buildings in Soap Lake
Fire caused heavy damage to a small start-up church on Main Avenue in Soap Lake this morning with the flames and smoke spreading to an antique shop and tattoo parlor …
Thu., July 28, 2011, 8:21 a.m.
One dead in Soap Lake shooting
One person was shot to death and two others injured by knife wounds in an altercation early today in Soap Lake.
Wed., Aug. 6, 2008
Blasts kill two in Grant County
Separate explosions killed two men in Grant County within 10 hours over the weekend, officials said Tuesday. Federal, state and local authorities are investigating the suspicious deaths, which come just …