Fire Weather Watch on Friday

Multiple counties will be under a fire weather watch tomorrow from 2:00 p.m. through 11:00 p.m. Winds will begin increasing in the early afternoon and could be 10-20 MPH with gusts of up to 30 MPH through the afternoon and evening hours. Grant County Sheriff’s Office is asking everyone to…


Chelan County in Moderate Fire Danger, Grant County at High

The National Weather Service says the current fire danger in Grant County is high, while Chelan County is in the moderate danger category. Five counties, mostly in Southeastern Washington currently have high fire dangers. The National Weather Service says there is a lot of dry grass and brush that is…


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Grant County 911 Service Restored

From a press release – Shortly after 1:00 p.m. Thursday, the Multi Agency Communications Center experienced an outage due to our emergency power system being in bypass mode at the same time that an oversized truck clipped power lines near I-90 milepost 188 causing a power outage to our entire…


Hazardous Waste Event for Grant County Residents May 5th

Grant County residents can dispose of household hazardous waste for free on Saturday, May 5 at the Grant County Road District 2 shop near Moses Lake. The event is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Only hazardous waste generated by households will be accepted. Hazardous products often have labels stating…


Coulee City Man Arrested for Stolen Vehicles

A Coulee City man was arrested Wednesday for stealing two vehicles near Wilbur. Grant County Sheriff’s Kyle Foreman said they served a search warrant along with Lincoln County Sheriff’s, the Moses Lake Regional Tactical Response Team, and detectives from the Interagency Narcotics Enforcement Team. “We found two stolen vehicles that…


Mumps Confirmed in Grant County

Grant County is dealing with one confirmed case and two likely cases of mumps in students involved in the Columbia Basin Job Corps. The students recently traveled to countries where mumps has been a problem. The Grant County Health District is reminding everyone to verify they and their children are…


Five Arrested in Sundberg Case

Five people have been arrested in connection with the death of Jill Marie Sundberg whose body was found December 22nd. Grant County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Gustavo Tapia Rodriguez who they believe to the be the shooter, Ambrosio Mendez Villanueva, Julio Mendez Villanueva, Fernando Marcos Gutierrez, and Salvador Espinoza Gomez. Witness…