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UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 18, 2019

No reported damage from 3.5 magnitude earthquake near Coulee City

The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 3.5 magnitude earthquake near Coulee City at 8:48 a.m. Monday. The earthquake was 2.6 miles deep, and no damage has been reported, according to …

Carbon monoxide poisoning suspected in death of Coulee City couple

Two elderly people were found dead Monday in Coulee City in what appears to be accidental carbon monoxide poisoning.

Wildfire near Coulee City Lake is fully contained

COULEE CITY, Wash. – A 3,200-acre wildfire near the town of Coulee City has been fully contained. The fire started Saturday and had been burning in grass and sage lands …

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 1, 2017

State resources approved to battle Whitehall Fire burning south of Coulee City

State resources were approved Saturday to battle the so-called Whitehall Fire burning about eight miles southwest of Coulee City in Douglas County.

Charge dropped against Coulee City teen in death of twin

With evidence pointing toward self-defense, the Grant County Prosecutor’s Office decided to not prosecute a Coulee City teenager who stabbed and killed his twin brother.

Coulee City twin pleads not guilty in stabbing

A Coulee City teenager who is accused of fatally stabbing his twin brother is maintaining his innocence. Shawn Wachter, 17, of Coulee City, pleaded not guilty on Monday in Grant …

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 21, 2017

Family says twin brothers fought before one accidentally stabbed and killed the other in Coulee City

One of the first things Grant County Sheriff’s deputies heard when they entered the home in Coulee City early Sunday morning was “it was an accident.” One of the first …

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 20, 2017

17-year-old Coulee City stabbing victim identified

The victim of Sunday’s stabbing in Coulee City, Washington has been identified as 17-year-old Shane C. Wachter.

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 19, 2017

17-year-old accused of stabbing twin brother to death in Coulee City

A 17-year-old boy was apparently stabbed and killed by his twin brother early Sunday morning in Coulee City.

Jim Kershner’s This Day in History

From our archives, 100 years ago About 40 Spokane waiters and waitresses descended on the Northern Pacific depot’s ticket booth, requesting free passes to Yellowstone and Grand Canyon national parks, …

Banks Lake nears normal water level

Things are looking up for anglers at Banks Lake, where the water level has gradually been pumped up close to normal range this winter after a dramatic maintenance drawdown that …

Out & About: ‘Paddle, Splash and Play’ set to launch

OUTDO – A boat-load of fun is awaiting youngsters during a new free event that will let them paddle canoes, whitewater kayaks, sea kayaks, inflatable kayaks and stand up paddle …

Column updates: Spokane ‘angel’ helping with recall effort

The recall effort against Coulee City Mayor Rick Heiberg has moved one step forward – with an assist from an old recall hand in Spokane. Shannon Sullivan, who led the …

Vestal: Coulee City mayor pays price for doing things his way

I don’t need to tell you: We live in a politically fractious time. Everyone’s ticked off at everyone else. Red states and blue. Democrats and Republicans – to say nothing …