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UPDATED: Wed., June 10, 2020

George Floyd’s brother urges Congress to take action on police reform

In emotional testimony before a House panel Wednesday, the brother of George Floyd pleaded for members of Congress to pass police reform legislation in the wake of his brother’s death …

UPDATED: Mon., July 15, 2019

Review: Where it’s at? Beck and Cage the Elephant at the Gorge

With a Grammy win for Best Alternative Music Album for 2017’s “Color” – and a new album on the way this summer – you’d think that Beck Hansen, born Beck …

UPDATED: Tue., June 18, 2019

Undercover police arrest 38 suspected drug dealers at Paradiso Festival in central Washington

Kyle Foreman, a spokesman for the Grant County Sheriff’s Office, said undercover investigators seized LSD, hallucinogenic mushrooms, cocaine, steroids, ketamine, the party drug known as Molly, thousands of dollars in …

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018

Yakima man hit, killed by truck after car breaks down on Interstate 90

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: Thu., Nov. 22, 2018

Charter bus with University of Washington band members en route to Apple Cup crashes, rolls on Interstate 90 near George

A charter bus filled with University of Washington marching band members headed to Pullman for Friday’s Apple Cup game rolled Thursday night on eastbound Interstate 90 near George, Washington.

UPDATED: Sun., June 4, 2017

Fire sparked by barbecue temporarily shuts down Interstate 90

Interstate 90 westbound at George, Washington, was temporarily closed Sunday due to a wildfire that officials say was caused by a spark from a barbecue along the Columbia River.

Victims in fatal George collision were Othello residents

Grant County Coroner Craig Morrison has identified the three individuals who passed away in a two-vehicle collision near George last week.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 8, 2017

Grant County suspect in ‘execution-style’ killing appears in court

An undocumented immigrant charged in the execution-style killing of a Grant County woman – found shot to death last December with a cardboard sign attached to her back with a …

5 arrested in shooting death near George

Police say five arrests have been made in connection with the shooting death of a 31-year-old woman whose body was found near George.

Quincy woman named as victim in homicide near George

A woman from Quincy has been identified as the person who was found dead alongside a road near George last week.

Wildfire near Gorge Amphitheatre was accidental, authorities say

Grant County officials say a weekend wildfire that burned within three miles of the Gorge Amphitheatre was started when a campfire got out of control.

75 mph speed limit on part of I-90 considered by state

Washington is seeking public comment on a proposal to raise speed limits on a roughly 100-mile stretch of Interstate 90 in eastern Washington.

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 …

George, Washington, serving cherry pie for 4th

GEORGE, Wash. — Is it really the world’s largest cherry pie? Would George, Washington, tell a lie?