Sunday Aug 17
Columbia Basin school districts pass 2014-15 budgets
The Ephrata School Board approved a general fund of $24.3 million. The general fund pays for most school operation, including salaries, maintenance and school materials.
Ephrata man killed in rollover, alcohol possibly involved, officials say
Alcohol is suspected of playing a role in a rollover crash Thursday night that killed an Ephrata man, according to the Grant County Sheriff’s Office.
Two Columbia Basin squads set to compete for World Series title
The fact that the Columbia Basin River Dogs will be participating in the 2014 Babe Ruth 16-18 Year Old World Series, which begins tonight at Johnson-O'Brien Stadium in Ephrata, is certainly no surprise; as the host team, the River Dogs earned an automatic berth, and even if they hadn't, they're a good enough team that they probably would've ... (more)
Whalen 9th after 1st round of WJGA state championship
Aaron Whalen of Ephrata is tied for ninth in the boys 16-17 division by shooting 2-over par 74 at Hangman Valley Golf Club.
Grant Co. Planning Commission Recommends Gorge Amphitheatre Expansion Master Plan
The company that runs perhaps the most popular music venue in the northwest has some big plans for it.
Inmate crawls to freedom from jail
* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS 99 TO 105. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. * TIMING...TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARMEST BETWEEN 1 PM AND 8 PM.
Firefighters extinguish fire at American Linen Company
More then four dozen firefighters extinguished a fire at the American Linen Company building this morning.
Inmate escapes from Grant County jail; found in Moses Lake
Grant County Sheriff's Office reports that an inmate escaped from the Grant County jail this morning but was then apprehended in Moses Lake a short time later.
Another perspective of World War II-era Ephrata
That brought a comment from Dr. Jerry Gibbons, retired local surgeon, who grew up in Ephrata and delivered the Wenatchee World there.