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Dozens of police chase stolen bus to Electric City

A man driving a stolen Grant Transit Authority bus out of Moses Lake was pursued by more than two dozen police on the morning of Feb. 3, with the chase ending in a minor crash. The... — Updated 2/11/2021

 

Local man arrested after bus chase

A man driving a Grant Transit Authority bus out of Moses Lake was pursued by police on Wednesday morning, with the chase ending in Electric City at the intersection of Hillcrest... — Updated 2/3/2021

 

Updated: School board changes own Covid rules to allow older kids back Monday

The return to school for seventh- through 12th-grade Lake Roosevelt students on Monday, Dec. 7 continued under a plan modified in an emergency school board session Friday night that sets a much higher threshold for the number of... — Updated 12/9/2020

 

School board changes own Covid rules to allow older kids back Monday

The return to school for seventh- through 12th-grade Lake Roosevelt students on Dec. 7 will continue under a plan modified in an emergency school board session Friday night that sets a much higher threshold for the number of local... — Updated 12/7/2020 Full story

 

Two local counties surge with COVID-19

Two local counties reported two more deaths this week amid a surge of COVID-19 cases in their counties, in the state and in many parts of the nation. Okanogan County Public Health... — Updated 7/20/2020 Full story

 

Boating collision on Banks Lake leaves one boat atop another

When Mark Head noticed the other boat headed straight for him in the middle of Banks Lake, it was too late. Head, 51, from Cashmere, and the four others aboard his pontoon boat,... — Updated 7/8/2020

 

Public meetings to continue remotely

Public meetings, including those of city councils, school boards, and various districts, will need to continue to be held telephonically, a requirement that might lead to an... — Updated 6/5/2020 Full story

 

Organizations scramble, adjust to check virus spread

Local institutions are rapidly adjusting on the fly after a series of cascading emergency announcements from state and national authorities mandating increasingly harsh measures to stop the spread of the new virus that has infected... — Updated 3/23/2020 Full story

 

Union reaches agreement with school district

The local chapter of the Public School Employees union voted 28-8 to ratify a 6-percent raise in the Grand Coulee Dam School District late last month and the school board approved the change last Thursday. After months of... — Updated 12/12/2018

 

Skateboarding scene could grow in the coulee

A guy who had brightly colored hair in his youth, but wears a tie to work now, would like to see the local skateboarding scene grow to include more features at the park, local... — Updated 7/11/2018

 

Company will convert Electric City facility into Bitcoin mine

A warehouse in Electric City will soon become the "Grant County Data Centre" for processing a type of currency that only exists digitally and has gained recent worldwide attention a... — Updated 12/27/2017

 

Updated 11: 48 a.m.: High-speed chase ends on Peter Dan Road, suspects reportedly still at large

A high speed chase ended on Peter Dan Road when two vehicles, a car and a truck, both crashed into the landslide that spans the road. A woman, apparently a nearby resident, told... — Updated 4/22/2017 Full story

 

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