This week, lawmakers will go back to the cutting board in a rare pre-Christmas special session to trim more than billion out of the state’s billion biennial operating budget. MOSES LAKE — The Grant County sheriff’s office says a man who fell out of the bed of a pickup truck at the Moses Lake Sand Dunes recreational area died of a head injury.The accident happened late Friday night, and county firefighters took the man to a Moses Lake hospital where he died Saturday. Grant County Health District officials say there’s been an unusually high number of cases of the bacterial illness this year. EPHRATA — The Grant County sheriff’s office says a suspect in a fatal drive-by shooting in Moses Lake has been arrested by border agents in California.
MOSES LAKE — A 70-year-old Soap Lake man was killed about 5 p.m. MOSES LAKE — Grant County sheriff’s detectives are investigating a shooting death in Moses Lake they call suspicious.They should not take the place of a pilot’s responsibility for obtaining a full, pre-flight weather briefing prior to flight from their local FAA Flight Service Station.OAKLAND — Ten years ago Robert Kamin and Susan Poff adopted a troubled 6-year-old Oakland boy who no one else wanted.At the podium Danielle Marchant, a partner with Johnson, Gaukroger, Smith & Marchant of Wenatchee, spoke about domestic violence in the criminal justice system at the Light of Hope program in Wenatchee.The program was a vigil to remember survivors of sexual assault and child abuse. -- A fire burning northeast of Moses Lake near the town of Marlin is estimated to have grown to be over 20,000 acres as of Sunday afternoon, down from the 28,000 acres previously estimated.The Black Rock Fire was estimated to be 23,600 acres and approximately 40 percent contained.The sheriff’s office says a 911 caller reported finding bullet casings in a street Sunday afternoon.Responding deputies discovered bullet holes in a nearby home, forced their way inside and found a man shot to death.The couple, who both worked as therapists, knew of the difficulties to come raising a boy who had been rejected by at least two other families and spent his toddler years living on the streets, sifting for food scraps in garbage cans.Despite their hopes for a normal life, their son, Moses Kamin, murdered them after an argument in which he was scolded for smoking marijuana at school.