Grant County

Longtime Grant County Sheriff Tom Jones gives final signoff

Credit: Grant County Sheriff’s OfficeEPHRATA, Wash. — Grant County Sheriff Tom Jones signed out of service for the final time on Thursday, marking an end to his 30-year career in law enforcement. Jones began working out in Soap Lake in 1992 and eventually moved up to Grant County in 1997, spending 25 years of his career serving the state of…

Grant County fires may have started as trash burns

GRANT COUNTY, Wash. — Two wildfires in Grant County may have been caused by trash burns that got out of control. The Grant County Fire Marshal is investigating the potential cause of the fires, which sparked Tuesday. Each fire started around the same time and were fueled by high winds. The fires prompted people to evacuate from their homes, but…

Quincy man dies in motorcycle crash in Grant County

GRANT CO., Wash. --Washington State Patrol (WSP) says a Quincy man has died in a motorcycle accident in Grant County late Saturday night. According to WSP, the accident happened around 10:12 p.m. on June 11th. The motorcyclist was traveling eastbound…