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February 16, 2014 at 11:34 AM

16-year-old shot and killed in Moses Lake home

MOSES LAKE (AP) — Grant County authorities say a 16-year-old boy was shot and killed early Sunday at a home near Moses Lake. KPQ-radio reports the Grant County sheriff’s office is interviewing witnesses and gathering information and has not made any arrests. The name of the victim is being withheld pending an autopsy and notification of family.

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January 8, 2014 at 10:49 AM

Adult charges filed against Moses Lake boy accused of shooting parents

Columbia Basin Herald (MCT) EPHRATA – Prosecutors filed adult charges Monday against the Moses Lake teen accused of shooting his parents last March. Nathon Brooks, 15, faces two counts of first-degree attempted murder as well as a count of unlawful possession of a firearm in the second degree, according to court officials. He originally was charged in juvenile…

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January 8, 2014 at 5:45 AM

Tanker flips, ethanol spills near Moses Lake

MOSES LAKE (AP) — The Washington State Patrol says at least 1,000 gallons of ethanol spilled from a tanker trailer after it flipped over on State Highway 17 south of Moses Lake. The Spokesman-Review reports that the truck was northbound when the driver lost control Tuesday and hit a guard rail. The big rig came to rest…

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July 10, 2013 at 10:16 AM

Boy playing with matches starts brush fire, damages Moses Lake home

Columbia Basin Herald MOSES LAKE – A boy reportedly playing with matches was responsible for the brush fire on West Peninsula Drive Saturday afternoon in Moses Lake, severely damaging a nearby home. According to Moses Lake Fire Chief Tom Taylor, a field caught fire when a boy lit a match and dropped it. The fire quickly spread…

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April 19, 2013 at 6:47 AM

Friday Memo: Watch your bud … No Coast Guard at Seafair … Jail visits for mom, dad

Don’t leave your bud behind at a Walmart: Lawmakers did go ahead and pass the bill telling us what to do if small, legal amounts of maryjane are accidentally left behind at stores with pharmacies. The bill came to life after someone dropped some marijuana at a Walmart. Let’s see, the bill says…

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March 9, 2013 at 1:51 PM

Moses Lake boy, 14, shoots parents

The Associated Press MOSES LAKE – A 14-year-old boy has been arrested for allegedly shooting his parents, according to Moses Lake police. Officers responded to a call at a home where they found two adults with gunshot wounds. The Columbian Basin Herald identified the two adults as the boy’s parents. They were taken to an out-of-area hospital for treatment. Police…

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December 18, 2012 at 11:17 AM

Downtown Moses Lake trees cost $5,300 each

The Associated Press MOSES LAKE — Moses Lake is moving ahead with a plan to replace 30 downtown trees at an estimated cost of $160,000. That’s more than $5,300 a tree. Municipal Services Director Gary Harer explained to the city council recently that the job is expensive because crews have to remove and replace pavers and culverts…

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November 7, 2012 at 9:32 AM

Off-duty cop killed man in Moses Lake accident

The Associated Press MOSES LAKE — The driver who struck and killed a man last week in Moses Lake was an off-duty police officer. The Washington State Patrol is investigating the Halloween night fatality, but Police Chief Dean Mitchell told the Columbia Basin Herald there’s no indication Officer R.C. Sheats did anything wrong. Mitchell calls it…

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October 17, 2012 at 11:35 AM

Grant County reports hantavirus death

The Associated Press MOSES LAKE — The Grant County Health District has confirmed that a woman who died there last month likely died of hantavirus. The health district says the woman was most likely exposed to the virus in her recreational vehicle south of Moses Lake. This is the second hantavirus-related death in Grant County this year. The…

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