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[7/17/19] Major Drug Bust in Moses Lake

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Two federal agents were injured during a major drug bust in Moses Lake. The two agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were injured early yesterday morning during a raid targeting a methamphetamine and heroin drug trafficking organization in eastern Washington. It was a continuation of a December 2017 operation against drug […]

[6/7/19] Wildfire now 28 square miles and 65% contained

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A wildfire burning in dry grass and sage lands near the Columbia River in Grant County is holding steady at 20,380 acres, about 28 square miles. The Highway 243 Fire near Wanapum Dam is now 65 percent contained. The Grant County Sheriff’s Office says all evacuation notices have been lifted and they’re reopening roads closed […]

[6/6/19] GRANT COUNTY FIRE UPDATE

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The 243 Fire in Grant County near Beverly has now burned nearly 19,000 acres since it started Monday night. It continues moving eastward, but is now 25 percent contained. There are nearly 400 firefighters on scene from local, state and federal agencies. Washington DNR sent in two helicopters, two small planes, 20 firefighters and five […]

[6/21/18] West Nile Virus detected in Grant County mosquito sample

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Washington State now has its first case of West Nile Virus this season.

[3/29/18] Warden Substitute Teacher Arrested Thursday On Voyeurism Stemming From Incident In Classroom

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Warden Police and the FBI assisted by undercover INET detectives served a search warrant and arrested Michael S. Leavitt.