SurvivalBlog’s News From The American Redoubt

Here is SurvivalBlog’s News From The American Redoubt. This weekly column features news stories and event announcements from around the American Redoubt region. We also mention companies of interest to preppers that are located in the region. The emphasis this week is on the new crypto mining restriction in Ephrata, Wasington. See the Eastern Washington section.)


Fish and Game: Idaho outdoorsmen to have some of the best elk hunting conditions of all time

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Coeur D’Alene Police Department evacuated after man brings in explosive found in car



Reader Cathy N. sent us this news about College Town Leftist Loonies: Missoula, Montana City Council Passes Emergency Ordinance Banning Guns in Most Public Places. Of course because of Montana’s State Preemption clause, this ordinance will surely be stricken by the courts. But there will be much angst there, in the interim.

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Video: Trump pre-election rally in Missoula, Montana



Eastern Oregon

Hermiston: Once again, running doesn’t pay off

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Prineville men charged with machine gun possession, sale


Eastern Washington (Crypto Mining Restriction)

Ephrata OKs yearlong ban on new cryptocurrency mining. Here is a quote: “’The noise was like an ocean,’ Donna Huesties, whose Nob Hill Drive home overlooks one of the city’s cryptocurrency operations, told the City Council. ‘And I tried to pretend it was the ocean, but that gets old, 24/7, 24/7, 24/7.’” Huesties’ husband Gary said the couple was simply not able to enjoy their backyard in the summer once the cryptocurrency miners turned on all their industrial air conditioners.”

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SurvivalBlog readers living in The Evergreen State are encouraged to contact their neighbors, and ask them to vote against Initiative 1639 in the upcoming election.

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This was odd: Two university students dead in accidental shooting, suicide



What to look for in Thursday’s Wyoming governor debate

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Officials release 14 black-footed ferrets in Wyoming


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