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Victory for WA State Preemption in SAF-NRA Challenge of Edmonds Storage Rule

A Washington State appeals court panel ruled unanimously that a so-called “safe storage” mandate in the City of Edmonds is illegal under the state’s 36-year-old preemption statute. It’s a victory for SAF and NRA. HK P30sk Chained Gun Locked Pistol IMG: Dave Workman U.S.A. –-( A three-judge panel for the Washington State Court of Appeals, Division 1 has ruled unanimously that a so-called “safe storage” mandate adopted by the City of Edmonds violates the state’s 36-year-old preemp...
Tags: Guns, Washington, US, United States, Washington State, Seattle, Bass, Nra, Seattle Times, Edmonds, Andrus, Ephrata, Gottlieb, Seattle Police Department, Evergreen State, Dave Workman

WA Appeals Court Unanimously Upholds Preemption in SAF Lawsuit

WA Appeals Court Unanimously Upholds Preemption in SAF Lawsuit, iStock-884168778 U.S.A. –-( A Washington State Appeals Court panel has unanimously held that a so-called “safe storage” ordinance adopted by the City of Edmonds and challenged by the Second Amendment Foundation, National Rifle Association and three private citizens violates the state’s 36-year-old model preemption law. The ruling is a “significant victory for Evergreen State gun and privacy rights,” said SAF founder...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Seattle, Bass, Nra, Edmonds, Andrus, The Foundation, Ephrata, Gottlieb, Evergreen State, Second Amendment Foundation, Gun Rights News, Second Amendment Foundation SAF, City of Edmonds, Beth Andrus

Music Of America’s First Known Women Composers Is Headed To Disc

Their names were Sister Föben, Sister Katura, and Sister Hanna, and they were members of the Ephrata Cloister, a radical commune of Pennsylvania Dutch Evangelicals in the mid-1700s. Baritone and musicologist Chris Herbert (of New York Polyphony) has digitized and transcribed the manuscript in which these composers’ hymns (“just devotional, simple music,” he says) were found, rounded up four singers, and recorded the works in the Ephrata Cloister Meetinghouse. – NPR
Tags: Art, Music, America, Pennsylvania, Hanna, Ephrata, New York Polyphony, Chris Herbert, 07.24.20, Katura, Ephrata Cloister

Seattle ‘Survivor’ contestant Kelley Wentworth talks about going back for her third try at the top prize

Seattle marketing manager Kelley Wentworth, originally from Ephrata, tells us why she originally tried out for "Survivor" and what she might do with the $1 million prize if she wins it on her third time out.
Tags: Television, News, Entertainment, Seattle, Ephrata, Kelley Wentworth

Ephrata woman sentenced in hot-oil assault

A witness told police he was in the backyard with the victim and saw “something splash” onto the woman as she opened the back door to the home.
Tags: Crime, News, Northwest, Oddities, Ephrata

Police: Reckless groundhog hunter nearly shoots joggers

EPHRATA, Pa. (AP) — Police in Pennsylvania say a man attempting to eradicate groundhogs from his leased land nearly shot two passing joggers with a stray bullet. The two women say they were out for a run July 11 in the Ephrata area when they heard shots from a nearby field. WHP-TV reports the women […]
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Handcuffed prisoner escapes, found dead in creek

EPHRATA, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors say they are investigating the death of a handcuffed prisoner who broke away from law enforcement officers and was found dead in a Pennsylvania creek. Ephrata officers were sent to a hospital parking lot shortly before 8 p.m. Saturday to aid a county sheriff’s deputy struggling with the prisoner, who […]
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Ephrata man, 65, killed when motorcycle struck guardrail

State patrol says rider crossed the center line and hit guardrail on other side of road.
Tags: Crime, News, Local News, Ephrata

Ephrata students use Lego-robot competition to tackle town’s water-main problems

The team, made up of fifth- and sixth-graders from Parkview School, faced off with 14 other teams on Dec. 9, to see whose Lego robots — built and programmed using the Danish company’s Mindstorms robot set — could do the best simulated water work.
Tags: Science, News, Education, Local News, Northwest, Ephrata, Parkview School

Trail Mix | September 2017

Willie Watson just might be my favorite Americana troubadour. From the earliest days of Old Crow Medicine Show through his first solo record, 2014’s Folksinger Vol. 1, Watson’s voice and the attention and respect to the past so readily apparent in his music has always struck a chord within me. This month, Watson returns with his second solo record, aptly titled Folksinger Vol. 2. As is his way, Watson digs deep into the seams of Americana history, assembling a collection of songs that resonate w...
Tags: Music, Hollywood, Texas, Sport, Cycling, Unbroken, Watson, Delilah, Josh Ritter, Jesse Terry, Samson, Ephrata, Willie Watson, Charlie Parr, Parr, Isis Music Hall

Wildfire destroys house near Ephrata in Central Washington, evacuations ordered

The Monument Hill Fire grew quickly, sparking evacuation orders for more than 80 homes near Ephrata.
Tags: News, Local News, Ephrata, Central Washington

Joshua Burnside - ephrata

The path of the odd single, an EP or two and then the inevitable anticipation for the debut album is a well worn one. Any potential and promise can soon be found out with the bigger canvas of… (in post Joshua Burnside – Ephrata from Chordblossom. More by this artist at )
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Joshua Burnside - tunnels pt.1

Ephrata is a refreshing combination of Irish folk tradition, modern folktronic touches and contemporary themes.  The work of Northern Irish singer songwriter Joshua Burnside, whose 2013 EP was critically well received, it has the wide scope of an… (in post Joshua Burnside - Ephrata from When You Motor Away. More by this artist at )
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Early eastern Washington trout opener on Wednesday will be hindered by freezing weather conditions

The eastern Washington lowland lakes trout opener is Wednesday (March 1), but it looks like snow, ice and rainy weather conditions could get in the way of a successful outing. “Pretty much all the March 1 lakes are still frozen over with thick ice,” said Chad Jackson, a state Fish and Wildlife biologist in Ephrata. […]
Tags: Outdoors, News, Washington, Sports, Other Sports, Ephrata, Chad Jackson

Head to Rocky Ford Creek for solitude and decent trout fly-fishing

Here is the latest fishing report from Dave Graybill, longtime Eastern Washington outdoor radio host and angler: I saw that the weather forecast for Ephrata for last Saturday was warm and sunny with no wind, so I dug out my fly fishing gear and headed for Rocky Ford Creek. I hadn’t been down there this […]
Tags: Outdoors, News, Sports, Other Sports, Eastern Washington, Dave Graybill, Ephrata, Rocky Ford Creek, Ford Creek

After transformer fails, Ephrata gets an unexpected light show

About 8,000 people were without power after the excitement. The transformer failure also started a fire at a nearby maintenance shop.
Tags: News, Local News, Ephrata

Rocky Ford Creek a popular winter fly-fishing spot for big-sized rainbow trout

Here is the latest fishing report from Dave Graybill, longtime Eastern Washington outdoor radio host and angler: One of the most popular fisheries in the winter in our region is with fly fishers. While all the streams are either closed or choked with ice, Rocky Ford Creek near Ephrata is open for business. The creek is […]
Tags: Outdoors, News, Sports, Other Sports, Eastern Washington, Dave Graybill, Ephrata, Rocky Ford Creek

Residents in Pennsylvania borough evacuated over sinkhole

EPHRATA, Pa. (AP) - Residents of a Lancaster County borough were forced to evacuate their homes after a large sinkhole near two apartment buildings expanded even further.
Tags: Pennsylvania, Incidents, Lancaster County, Ephrata

Pennsylvania dad jailed on charges he supplied teen’s heroin

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man is jailed on charges he supplied the heroin that caused his 16-year-old daughter to overdose. Lancaster police say Kerry Long’s daughter survived, but only after paramedics administered four doses of naloxone, a chemical meant to reverse the effects of heroin intoxication. The 35-year-old Ephrata man reportedly acknowledged supplying […]
Tags: News, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, LANCASTER Pa AP, Ephrata, Nation & World

Man pleads guilty to cruelty in horse's death after beating

EPHRATA, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania man is admitting he mistreated a horse by beating it last week after it collapsed along a highway while pulling a load of watermelons.
Tags: Pennsylvania, Incidents, Pa AP, Ephrata

Police probing cruelty claim in roadside horse collapse

EPHRATA, Pa. (AP) - Police are investigating animal cruelty claims after a horse pulling a wagon loaded with watermelons collapsed and had to be euthanized along a central Pennsylvania highway.
Tags: Pennsylvania, Incidents, Pa AP Police, Ephrata

Washington: Portion of WDFW Wildlife Area Closing for Feral Pig Removal

Feral Hogs Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife EPHRATA –-( Starting Friday (July 29), the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will close public access to a portion of the Columbia Basin Wildlife Area in Grant County as part of a month-long effort to remove feral pigs from the area.The closure will be in effect through Aug. 31 on about 1,300 acres of the Desert Unit of the wildlife area.During that time, a team from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Usda, Invasive Species, U.S. department of agriculture, U S Department of Agriculture USDA, Grant County, Ephrata, Monda, Conservation News, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife WDFW

Will Zalatoris wins Pacific Coast Amateur in playoff

The top in-state finisher was Washington State University sophomore-to-be Aaron Whalen from Ephrata, who finished in sixth place at 1-over 289.
Tags: News, Sports, Golf, Huskies, Cougars, Ephrata, Washington State University, Pacific Coast Amateur

Man who killed Ephrata teen at age 12 escapes work release

Jake Lee Eakin, one of two boys who were believed to be the youngest murder defendants in state history to be charged as adults, failed to show up for a work-release shift on Sunday. Now 25, he was just 3 months away from his scheduled release.
Tags: Crime, Local News, Northwest, Ephrata

Man who killed Ephrata teen at age 12 escapes work release

Jake Lee Eakin is one of two boys who were believed to be the youngest murder defendants to be charged as adults in state history.
Tags: Crime, Local News, Ephrata

Court to schedule Loukaitis re-sentencing Friday

A hearing Friday in Ephrata will set the date for when Frontier Middle School shooter Barry Loukaitis will be re-sentenced for the deadly 1996 shooting. Barry Loukaitis was 14 1996 when he shot and killed two students and a teacher inside Frontier Junior High in Moses Lake.
Tags: Ephrata, Barry Loukaitis, Loukaitis, Frontier Middle School, Frontier Junior High

Cops: Intoxicated woman holding a baby on lap crashes car

EPHRATA, Pa. (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania woman was driving under the influence and holding a baby on her lap when she crashed her vehicle into a curb. Police tell LNP ( ) that Erika Rizzon, of Ephrata (EH’-fruh-tuh), struck a curb at the intersection just after 10 p.m. Saturday in Ephrata. Witnesses told […]
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Ephrata man rowing across Atlantic 'Because it's there'

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Ephrata three-car crash injures 10, including 6 children

At least three of the children in the 1997 Chrysler sedan driven by Tiffany A. Payne, 26, of Soap Lake were believed to have been wearing no seatbelt or other restraint when the crash occurred at 2:26 p.m., Washington State Patrol troopers said late Saturday. Payne was northbound on Road B Northwest and entered the highway, where her car was struck by a westbound Subaru Forester driven by Elias Herrera Moreno, 42, of Soap Lake.
Tags: Washington State Patrol, Payne, Ephrata, Tiffany A Payne, Soap Lake, Elias Herrera Moreno