Stories tagged: Grant County
UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019, 11:28 a.m.
A wildfire that started Sunday near Mattawa in Grant County has burned roughly 7,800 acres of grass and sagebrush, created whirlwinds of smoke and prompted home evacuations.
UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019, 9:03 p.m.
Fentanyl, the synthetic opioid that is 80 to 100 times stronger than morphine, was among the many drugs confiscated during arrests of
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019, 9:16 p.m.
The 243 Command Fire in Grant County that spewed smoke across Eastern Washington earlier this week has entered its final throes of life.
UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019, 10:54 p.m.
Grant County’s 243 Command Fire saw some growth because of overnight winds; air returns to ‘moderate’ in Spokane
A day after it made Spokane’s air quality the worst in the country, Grant County’s 243 Command Fire saw some overnight growth spurred by strong westerly winds.
UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019, 6:33 a.m.
Washington’s first major wildfire of 2019 grows to 5,000 acres in Grant County; wind-borne smoke briefly made Spokane’s air quality worst in country
A wildfire in Grant County – Washington’s first major fire event of 2019 – near the Wanapum Dam grew to more than 5,000 acres Tuesday as it burned its way …
Sun., May 12, 2019, 3:05 p.m.
Grant County authorities say a 27-year-old woman died after her jet ski was struck by another jet ski.
Sun., April 28, 2019, 5 a.m.
An immigrant’s story: Music teacher detained by border patrol at Grant County courthouse challenges narrative
GRANT COUNTY – When Miguel’s father, a field laborer who was once a firefighter-paramedic and had worked with the Red Cross, and Miguel’s mother, a subsistence farmer whose family fed …
Wed., April 24, 2019, 2:20 p.m.
U.S. Air Force B-52 bombers are coming back to Moses Lake in May. At least for a few days.
Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 5 a.m.
Frank Hinkhouse, a “wealthy German farmer” from Wheeler, in Grant County, was convicted of two counts of violating the espionage act for speaking pro-German sentiments during wartime.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 4:41 p.m.
The sheriffs in Grant, Lincoln and Okanogan counties joined at least seven other county sheriffs who previously pledged to ignore Initiative 1639, which adds requirements on gun storage and background …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 10:23 p.m.
A Mead woman was injured Monday afternoon in a Grant County crash on Interstate 90.
Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 7:59 p.m.
The Spokane Police Department on Tuesday named Tyler Fisher and Jordan Orrell as the officers who shot and killed Dwight D. Steward on Jan. 23 after he reportedly refused commands …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 6:12 p.m.
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: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 9:42 p.m.
Richard C. Smith, of Ephrata, was behind the wheel of a Kia Optima when he tried to make the turn from Highway 17 onto Yonezawa Boulevard shortly after noon Monday, …
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 9:57 a.m.
The Grant County Health District is warning people to avoid contact with the water in Moses Lake.
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018, 3:15 p.m.
The body of man missing since late last month was recovered Friday evening in Soap Lake.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 9:51 p.m.
The Grant County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a driver suspected of hitting and killing a pedestrian Friday morning between Quincy and Ephrata before speeding away.
UPDATED: Sun., July 15, 2018, 5:57 p.m.
Crews work to contain 2,400-acre fire near Colville Reservation; evacuation notices lifted for regions near Soap Lake
The Rattlesnake fire burning on the Colville Indian Reservation near Lake Roosevelt is about 40-percent contained, fire officials said Sunday.
Mon., July 9, 2018, 8:42 p.m.
A Wenatchee man has been charged with second-degree murder for allegedly ramming his ex-girlfriend’s SUV into an irrigation ditch near the Grant County town of Quincy.
UPDATED: Tue., June 12, 2018, 9:05 p.m.
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.
UPDATED: Tue., May 29, 2018, 9:24 p.m.
The body of a 17-year-old Lynnwood boy was recovered Saturday from the waters of Banks Lake after he went missing late Friday evening near Steamboat Rock State Park. The Grant …
UPDATED: Tue., May 29, 2018, 9:01 p.m.
A Grant County man is accused of burning an American flag blanket on Memorial Day Weekend, causing a 5-acre brush fire in Ephrata.
Wed., April 11, 2018, 9:29 p.m.
Officials investigating leaking at the Priest Rapids Dam on the Columbia River say the source is likely the layers between large sections of concrete.
UPDATED: Tue., April 10, 2018, 9:36 p.m.
A Grant County Sheriff’s deputy was injured in a four-car crash north of Moses Lake Monday morning.
Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 9:26 a.m.
Two elderly people were found dead Monday in Coulee City in what appears to be accidental carbon monoxide poisoning.
Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 5:43 p.m.
The process to determine the Grant County PUD’s response to a substantial increase in requests for new electrical service will take about a year, starting with six months to study …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 9:18 p.m.
Two men were charged in connection with a large drug and gun bust in Moses Lake in which over 11 pounds of heroin was recovered.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 6:46 p.m.
A wildfire that sparked up in the Monument Hill area north of Quincy Wednesday evening gave residents quite a scare as many were told to evacuate immediately.
Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 10:01 p.m.
Level three evacuation notices were issued near the town of Quincy Wednesday night as a rapidly shifting wildfire spread through the area.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 9 p.m.
Moses Lake Police responded to a report of an accidental shooting at Grant County Sheriff’s Office deputy’s home Wednesday night.