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  1. Hellcats & Scat Packs Shoot It Out In Las VegasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 23 | Hot Rod Magazine

    ... a 10.84/126.7 and Mike Muenz took Scat Pack honors with a 12.08/114.2. Jesse Rose (near lane) came all the way from Ephrata, WA to take part in the Scat Pack Challenge. His effort was rewarded when he drove around Lane Watts in the final, going his ...

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  2. Most trout anglers enjoy decent opening dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 22 | Seattle Times

    ... sunny skies, and fair to good catches lasted the entire day. Chad Jackson, a state Fish and Wildlife biologist in Ephrata, reported participation was down at lakes like Blue and Park near Soap Lake, but catch rates were high. The top five westside ...

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  3. School shooter Barry Loukaitis resentenced to 189 yearsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 19 | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... Superior Court Judge Michael Cooper about the pain Loukaitis' rampage caused them. Several said at the hearing in Ephrata that having to speak about the shootings again more than 20 years later reopened old wounds. Loukaitis, wearing handcuffs, ...

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  4. Two arrested after back-to-back burglaries near Soap LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... was arrested, her passenger, identified as 26-year-old Daniel Coreas, also of Soap Lake, took off running. Deputies, Ephrata police and sheriff's K9 Grizzly searched the area. A passerby then told deputies that they saw a person matching Coreas' ...

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  5. Undercover drug buy lead to man's arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Grant County's Interagency Narcotics Enforcement Team and Ephrata police raided a Soap Lake home this morning, finding drugs and cash inside. Over the past few weeks, the team made several undercover drug buys from 54-year-old Vince Cecchetti at his home in the 40 block of State route 28 West.

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  6. School shooter Barry Loukaitis to be re-sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... over Loukaitis' trial 20 years ago is briefly coming out of retirement so he can handle Wednesday's re-sentencing in Ephrata.

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  7. 50 years later, granddaughter seeks answers to Ephrata woman's homicideRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 18 | Wenatchee World

    Soils are very saturated this spring and over 100 landslides and ground failures have already By then, Karin Mustard hopes she'll find a sense of peace that she hasn't felt during the holidays for 50 years. Christmas always reminds her of losing her Grandma 'Cille, who was shot in the forehead in her home in Ephrata on the night of Dec. 8, 1967.

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  8. Alleged DUI wreck near Quincy sends five people to the hospitalRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 16 | Tri-cityherald.com

    An alleged DUI wreck on Saturday night about six miles east of Quincy sent five people to the hospital, including two children. Jacob W. Dorr, 42, of Ephrata, was driving a 1996 Dodge Caravan east on Highway 28 when he crossed the center line and struck the driver's side of a 1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme, which was headed west, troopers said.

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  9. Five injured in two-vehicle crash near QuincyRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 16 | Wenatchee World

    Five people were transported to the Quincy Valley Hospital Saturday evening following a two-car collision on State Route 28, about 5.6 miles east of Quincy. According to a Washington State Patrol report, a 1996 Dodge Caravan driven eastbound by Jacob Dorr, 42, of Ephrata, crossed the centerline and struck the driver's side of a 1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme traveling westbound.

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  10. Grant PUD wants customer feedback on fiber opticsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 13 | Wenatchee World

    The Grant County PUD will host two public meetings this month to discuss build-out options for the utility's fiber-optic network and gather public feedback. The first meeting will be April 25 at 2 p.m., at the PUD's Ephrata headquarters, 30 C Street S.W. The second will be April 27 at 6 p.m. in the George Community Hall, 403 W. Montmorency Blvd., George.

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  11. Dolores Irene Despard, 87, McCormick Travel Agency owner, enjoyed golfing, gardeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 12 | The Ephrata Review

    She was the wife of the late Victor R. Despard, who died in 1989. Born in Ephrata on April 19, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Galen E. and Ruth Shirk Rishel, and lived in the same house across from The Cloisters for 36 years before moving to Akron.

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  12. Shawn C. Dunn, 44, sales rep for Ashburn Chemical Technologies, PIAA basketball officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 12 | The Ephrata Review

    Shawn C. Dunn, 44, of Reinholds, passed away unexpectedly on March 24, 2017, of natural causes while working in Ohio. The loving husband of Angela Dunn, he was born in Ephrata to Robert H. Jr. and Cheryl A. Dunn.

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  13. City of Ephrata to host Lions Park cleanupRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 11 | Wenatchee World

    The city's Parks and Recreation Commission and Parks Maintenance and Recreation staff are leading the cleanup. Volunteers will be rewarded with barbecue, sponsored in part by the Columbia Basin Foundation.

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  14. In Service briefs for April 9Read the original story

    Saturday Apr 8 | Tri-cityherald.com

    Atlantic Resolve is a demonstration of continued U.S. commitment to collective security through a series of actions designed to reassure NATO allies and partners of America's dedication to enduring peace and stability in the region in light of the Russian intervention in Ukraine. He is a 2011 graduate of Ephrata High School, Ephrata.

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  15. Kelli Scott | The end of the line? Maybe not.Read the original story

    Friday Apr 7 | Wenatchee World

    President Trump's recently released budget proposal cuts funding for Amtrak's long-distance passenger rail routes, part of a proposed $2.4 billion in cuts to federal transportation infrastructure. Two of those long-distance routes operate in Washington state: the Coast Starlight, which parallels I-5 between California and Washington, and the Empire Builder, with daily stops in Wenatchee, Leavenworth and Ephrata.

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  16. Prep Thursday: Ephrata boys soccer team beats MabtonRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 6 | Wenatchee World

    In its final nonleague game of the campaign, the Ephrata boys soccer team tried a few different tactical strategies Thursday against visiting Mabton. None was overwhelmingly dominant, but the tinkering allowed the Tigers to tire the Vikings, and Ephrata scored twice in the game's final 15 minutes to grab a 3-1 win at the Ephrata Soccer Complex.

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  17. WA: Trump Budget Could End Amtrak Service to NCW, Says Rail GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 6 | Mass Transit

    April 05--WENATCHEE -- Amtrak service to Wenatchee, Leavenworth and Ephrata could be axed under the Trump administration's latest budget proposals, a rail passenger advocacy group says. Sixteen long-distance train routes -- including the Empire Builder that rolls through North Central Washington -- are threatened by $2.4 billion in cuts to transportation infrastructure, the National Association of Rail Passengers said last week.

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  18. Trump budget could end Amtrak service to NCW, says rail groupRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 5 | Wenatchee World

    Amtrak service to Wenatchee, Leavenworth and Ephrata could be axed under the Trump administration's latest budget proposals, a rail passenger advocacy group says. Sixteen long-distance train routes - including the Empire Builder that rolls through North Central Washington - are threatened by $2.4 billion in cuts to transportation infrastructure, the National Association of Rail Passengers said last week.

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  19. Trump budget could end Amtrak service to Spokane, other NW cities,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | The Spokesman-Review

    Amtrak service to Spokane, Wenatchee, Leavenworth and Ephrata could be axed under the Trump administration's latest budget proposals, a rail passenger advocacy group says. Sixteen long-distance train routes - including the Empire Builder that rolls through North Central Washington - are threatened by $2.4 billion in cuts to transportation infrastructure, the National Association of Rail Passengers said last week.

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  20. Common Ground | Thanks, Tracy, for all you did for NCW and The WorldRead the original story

    Monday Apr 3 | Wenatchee World

    ... During his 40-year career, Tracy was a consummate team player in The Wenatchee World newsroom. He started out as our Ephrata bureau chief before transferring to our main office in Wenatchee. He was a patient, careful and thoughtful journalist who ...

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