Stories tagged: ephrata
Sun., Jan. 6, 2019
Derek Batton had pretty much beaten a heroin addiction by the time he was booked into the Grant County Jail, according to his family. Inside, though, things took a turn …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 13, 2018
A 34-year-old man was found dead in his cell in the Grant County Jail on Sunday morning.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 2, 2017
A cat up a power pole triggered an early morning fire that torched several vehicles north of Ephrata, outbuildings and a camper near an abandoned home.
UPDATED: Thu., April 6, 2017
Amtrak service to Spokane and smaller cities such as Wenatchee, Leavenworth and Ephrata could be axed under the Trump administration’s latest budget proposals, a rail passenger advocacy group says.
Thu., Feb. 16, 2017
Equipment failure at a power substation in Ephrata Wednesday evening cut power to about 8,000 Grant County Public Utility District customers. An arc flash sparked a fire at an adjacent …
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017
Authorities say customers in a small central Washington town were without power after an explosion at a public utility district substation.
Sun., Oct. 9, 2016
The grand ol’ warrior, a retired McDonnell Douglas F/A-18C registered by the U.S. Navy as No. 163106, but known to the elite Blue Angel Team as No. 2, was retired …
Sun., July 17, 2016
Washington State’s Derek Bayley already held an eight-stroke lead on Sunday when he stepped up to MeadowWood Golf Course’s daunting 607-yard 16th hole.
Mon., June 13, 2016
Yakima police said one of two boys who were believed to be the youngest murder defendants to be charged as adults in state history has escaped from custody.
Fri., April 15, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago The war against crickets was renewed for a second straight year in Ephrata and Wilson Creek. “Huge armies” of crickets were heading toward wheat …
Sun., July 12, 2015
Fires that started Friday evening in Douglas County have grown to nearly 18,000 acres in size and prompted a mandatory Level 3 evacuation for the Rimrock Meadows community, as of …
UPDATED: Sat., July 11, 2015
Fires that started Friday evening in Douglas County have grown to nearly 18,000 acres in size and prompted a mandatory Level 3 evacuation for the Rimrock Meadows Community, as of …
Wed., Sept. 10, 2014
An autopsy has found Lucille Moore, 82, died of sharp wounds to the neck and chest. She was found dead in her Ephrata home Monday by police.
Wed., Aug. 27, 2014
An Ephrata, Washington, marijuana retailer is the target of a media empire that labels itself as the biggest brand name in pot. Trans-High Corp., parent company of the publication High …
Mon., May 19, 2014
An irrigation worker discovered a body believed to be Scott Kolves, an Ephrata father who drowned in March teaching his son to drive.
Thu., Dec. 26, 2013
Holger “Hal” Jensen died Wednesday from head injuries sustained during a fall earlier in the week at a dam about 18 miles east of Ephrata, according to the Bureau of …
Sat., June 22, 2013
A woman was killed Saturday morning when she was struck by a freight train in Ephrata, Wash.
Sun., June 10, 2012
Noel Wade, an information technology manager in Seattle, was piloting his glider back to Ephrata airport last month after a 2 1/2-hour flight. He was starting his descent checklist, with …
Tue., June 29, 2010
A wildfire threatening homes in the Ephrata area of Grant County today is now under control. Firefighters are continuing to mop up hot spots.
Fri., June 25, 2010
A six-month murder investigation led Grant County detectives to a 29-year-old man in Helena this week.