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September 21, 2014 at 12:27 PM

1 killed in collision with patrol car near Ephrata

EPHRATA  (AP) — The Washington State Patrol is investigating a vehicle collision that killed a 22-year-old woman and injured a Grant County sheriff’s deputy. The crash involving the two drivers happened Saturday morning about 8 miles south of Ephrata. The Patrol says 22-year-old McKenna B. Fuglie, of Ephrata, died at the scene. The Grant County sheriff’s office said…


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July 23, 2014 at 6:14 AM

Moses Lake couple sentenced for mistreating son, 2

EPHRATA, Grant County  (AP) — A Moses Lake couple whose malnourished 2-year-old son suffered a heart attack while they followed their belief in alternative medicine were sentenced to six months in jail. The Grant County Superior Court judge said yesterday that Robert and Michelle Staats could serve the sentences on home detention, and Robert Staats is…


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May 25, 2014 at 1:06 PM

Monroe man dies when float plane crashes in Grant County

GRAND COULEE (AP) — The Grant County sheriff’s office says a float-plane pilot died Saturday evening when he crashed on Banks Lake near Steamboat Rock State Park. KPQ radio reports 60-year-old Kenneth A. Berger, of Monroe, was attempting to take off from Banks Lake around 5 p.m. Witnesses say the plane went nose-down in the water…


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May 25, 2014 at 1:00 PM

23-year-old Auburn man dies in ATV accident in Grant County

EPHRATA (AP) — A 23-year-old man from Auburn has died from injuries received during an all-terrain-vehicle accident near Soap Lake in Grant County. The Grant County sheriff’s office reports Collin D. Murdock was the passenger in an ATV being driven Friday on private property about 7 miles east of Soap Lake. The vehicle hit a skid…


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April 7, 2014 at 6:53 AM

Ephrata boy, 10, was driving in fatal canal crash

EPHRATA, Grant County (AP) —  A 10-year-old boy was behind the wheel of a pickup that crashed into a canal south of Coulee City, killing his father and 8-year-old brother, authorities said. Scott Kolves of Ephrata was teaching his 10-year-old son to drive when they were on a fishing trip March 30, Grant County sheriff’s officials…


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