Stories tagged: Gavin Seim
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 28, 2017, 12:13 p.m.
Shawn Vestal: Self-described ‘constitutionalist’ Gavin Seim flees to Mexico to avoid court
In the online world of conspiratorial patriot poseurs, Ephrata’s Gavin Seim has repeatedly cast himself as a hero, a valiant knight in battle with the tyrannical “psychopaths” of the justice …
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 11:49 a.m.
Shawn Vestal: Modern communication creates a captivating end to the Malheur standoff
Gavin Seim called it a miracle. But even if you don’t see the hand of the almighty in it, the live-streamed phone calls that Seim orchestrated from his Ephrata home …
Tue., Feb. 9, 2016, 10:53 a.m.
Shawn Vestal: Seim brothers have found a cause, but little effect, in the refuge standoff
The Seim brothers in Ephrata, far-right-wing “patriots” who mostly have needled local officials over petty matters, have found a meatier cause to preen over in the continuing occupation of a …
Sun., Dec. 14, 2014
Hundreds protest I-594 at Olympia gun-rights rally
OLYMPIA – Hundreds of gun-rights advocates, some dressed in camouflage and a few wearing Santa hats, gathered Saturday on the Capitol grounds to denounce the background-check law Washington voters approved …
Thu., Nov. 13, 2014
Gun rights activists plan I-594 protest at Capitol
OLYMPIA – Gun rights activists plan to bring their firearms to the Capitol next month to engage in civil disobedience by violating the new background check law that they despise. …
Sat., June 14, 2014
Gun tragedies evoke the sublime and the ridiculous
Scads of school shootings since Newtown, and you would have to say the winners, in terms of public policy, are the gundamentalists. Seemingly every other day, someone is shot dead …