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Ephrata woman airlifted in wreck with semi near Quincy

QUINCY - An Ephrata woman is recovering after the vehicle she was riding in rear-ended a semi near Quincy on Tuesday. Just after 4 p.m., a car driven by 54-year-old Victor Flores Meza was going westbound on SR 28 and had just passed Adams Rd. when he hit the back of a semi trying to turn left.
QUINCY, WA
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Arnold resigns from Soap Lake City Council

SOAP LAKE - Soap Lake City Council Position 5 member Andrew Arnold gave his resignation unexpectedly at the end of the July 6 city council meeting. In his simple resignation, Arnold said he was resigning effective immediately. “I’m announcing my resignation of the Soap Lake City Council, this is my...
SOAP LAKE, WA
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Former Moses Lake councilman Liebrecht runs for county assessor post

James H. Liebrecht, a longtime Grant County resident who has served in a variety of capacities, is running for county assessor. Liebrecht, says he has lived in the county almost 68 years and worked here all his life. He said he went to college for business management and business law, and he has owned a business for 42 years. He owns Animal Crackers Clipper Kennel & Company in Moses Lake.
MOSES LAKE, WA

QPD close to full strength after Diaz sworn in

QUINCY — Jessica Diaz was sworn in as the newest Quincy Police Department officer during the regular Quincy City Council meeting Tuesday. Diaz was sworn in by QPD Chief Keith Siebert before an audience of family, friends and fellow officers. Diaz said she was impressed by the department when...
QUINCY, WA
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Two Gang Members Arrested for Firearm Charges

Two suspects were arrested off a search warrant after a month-long investigation from the Columbia River Drug Task Force. The search warrant resulted in the arrest of 28-year-old Osvaldo Verduzco Mendoza and his brother 24-year-old Jorge Verduzco Mendoza, who are part of the Sureño gang. On the morning of...
EPHRATA, WA
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First-time candidate Infante runs for county clerk

Ulises Infante, a candidate for Grant County clerk, currently works in that office, and his desire to help people is what drives him. Infante said he grew up in Brewster and has lived in Grant County for more than 10 years. He worked in banking for close to five years, some of that time in Quincy. Currently, he is an interpreter and collections deputy at the county clerk’s office.
GRANT COUNTY, WA
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Two Injured in SR 28 Crash East of Quincy

Two people have injuries after a car rear ended a semi-truck Tuesday just after 4pm on SR 28 east of Quincy. Troopers say a 1988 Toyota Celica driven by 54-year-old Victor Flores Meza of Quincy was traveling westbound when it rear-ended a semi driven by 52-year-old Ruben Lerena of Quincy while the semi was stopped behind a vehicle waiting to make a left-hand turn.
QUINCY, WA
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Kimberly Allen runs for re-election as county clerk

Kimberly Allen, the current Grant County clerk, is running for re-election,. Allen, a graduate of Ephrata High School, is in her fourth term as the county clerk, and she wants voters’ support again to carry forward current projects to completion. “I am proud of the work we have accomplished...
GRANT COUNTY, WA
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Moses Lake Schools Names Assistant Superintendent

An educator from the Spokane area is the new assistant superintendent at the Moses Lake School District. Carol Lewis is coming from the Cheney School District after leaving her post as the Director of State and Federal Programs, Data and Assessment. Lewis has a Master of Education degree from Eastern...
MOSES LAKE, WA
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NCWLIFE Evening News July 6th, 2022

A few of the news stories we’re following for you tonight, 2 people were injured, one seriously in a 2-car accident yesterday afternoon on State Route 28 three miles west of Quincy. The Frenchman Coulee climbing area west of George was placed under Level 3 evacuation orders last night because of a wildfire. Two brothers were arrested on felony warrants early Thursday morning in south Wenatchee by members of the East Cascade SWAT Team, and, Wenatchee police arrested a 26-year Wenatchee man after he allegedly stole a firearm from a trailer Monday night.
WENATCHEE, WA
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Moses Lake School District hires new assistant superintendent

MOSES LAKE - Carol Lewis has been selected to become the Moses Lake School District’s new assistant superintendent. Lewis is coming from the Cheney School District after leaving her post as the Director of State and Federal Programs, Data and Assessment. Lewis was a principal, District Coordinator for Curriculum and Assessment, Instructional Coach and Middle School Teacher in the Cheney School District.
MOSES LAKE, WA
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High school health and wellness center gets more than 1,000 visits

The health and wellness center inside Quincy High School served 837 people in the school year recently completed, according to a report during the June 29 meeting of the Quincy School Board. Sheila Berschauer, CEO of Moses Lake Community Health Center, joined the meeting for a remote report on the...
QUINCY, WA
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QVMC narrows choices of design firms; board receives annual review

The list of design firms for Quincy Valley Medical Center’s new facility was narrowed to three, and they were to make presentations on July 6 to QVMC’s building committee, according to QVMC’s Tom Richardson. At the June 27 meeting of the board of commissioners of Grant County...
QUINCY, WA

Trash mob keeps Soap Lake clean

SOAP LAKE — A group of volunteers is making a difference in Soap Lake one ‘mob’ at a time. Every so often the call goes out for volunteers for a one-hour “trash mob'' to clean up different areas of Soap Lake. The most recent call went...
SOAP LAKE, WA
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Electric revolution: Basin companies at the forefront of energy change

MOSES LAKE — REC Silicon will resume production of solar-grade polysilicon at its facility in Moses Lake, according to CEO James May. May spoke during a conference call highlighting the company’s first quarter 2022 earnings. “We are going to restart in Moses Lake,” May told investors during the...
MOSES LAKE, WA
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