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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 percent contained as of Wednesday night.

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 Soap Lake Gardens complex.

Threat closes Soap Lake Schools

SOAP LAKE, Wash. — All schools in Soap Lake have been closed Tuesday due to threats. The school board held an executive session Monday night to discuss building security and announced the one-day closure.

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 name of the lake to the Salish language word for healing waters, Smokiam.

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 on either side of the church.

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.

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 two weeks after a pipe bomb was used to blow up a truck in the Soap Lake area. Authorities are trying to determine if the explosions are connected, said Grant County Undersheriff John Turley.