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EPHRATA, Wash. - Employees of the Grant County Courthouse have been evacuated after a suspicious package was found, according to the Grant County Sheriff's Office (GCSO). 

The Washington State Patrol Bomb Squad is responding.

GCSO said the package isn't inside the same building as the jail, but inmates are sheltered inside. 

GCSO said people should stay away from the area until it's clear.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.