May 21st, 2015
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If it were financially feasible to convert an older building, particularly a church, into a more energy efficient establishment, would you do it?
For the board of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Colville, the answer was a no-brainer.
âOur treasurer looked at the numbers and basically said, âWhy wouldnât we do this?ââ says Pastor Eric Ohrtman of the churchâs solar panel installation project.
The project, which started as just an idea last October, is now a reality, with two rows of 14 280-watt solar panels lining the roof of St. Paulâs Lutheran Church on Dominion Avenue.
The trial of a former Colville police officer accused of child rape ended in a deadlock on May 7.
Jurors in a Chelan County courtroom could not agree whether the allegations levied against Scott Arms, 44, were enough to convict him of Rape of a Child in the First Degree.
According to superior court records, there were no witnesses or DNA evidence to the supposed crime that took place on Jan. 19, 2014 in the girlâs home in Wenatchee.
All mothers are heroes, and sometimes they're also well-known celebs! For Mother's Day, Krystin Goodwin has a roundup of some of Hollywood's cutest mother-daughter pairs.
Ten Colville High School Equestrian Riders qualified for state competition at the third meet in Wenatchee on April 24-26. McKenna Iverson-gold in keyhole, silver in barrels; Kacie Pierce-bronze in break-away roping, silver in team sorting, gold in birangle; Mary Larsen-gold in figure 8, silver in team sorting, gold in birangle; Emily Blanchard- top four in barrels, Kialeeh Harris-silver in pole bending; Tyler Green-gold in individual flags, silver in keyhole, silver in figure 8; Serina Bowlin- silver in dressage; Leanne Henry bronze in dressage, bronze in hunt seat.
Indians in 2nd
Colville High (7-3, 6-2) split a pair of Northeast A League boyâs soccer match-ups last week. The Indians started the week with a 3-1 loss at Newport and ended the week with an easy 8-1 rout of overmatched Deer Park on the CHS pitch last Thursday afternoon.
The loss to Newport marked the second time the Indians have lost to the Grizzlies in three meetings this spring.
The Jenkins High softball team may be getting hot at just the right time, rolling off four straight victories last week with wins over Newport, Cusick and Freeman. The Cougars are 10-6 overall and 5-6 in Northeast A League play, good for fifth place with only three league games remaining in the regular season.
Head coach Tom Skok was hoping his Cougars would catch a hot streak before the postseason and it looks like they have done that.
Election season is fast approaching and candidates will soon be filing to have their names placed on the General Election ballot.
In person candidate filing for elected positions that appear on the Nov. 3, 2015, General Election ballot will begin on Monday May 11 at 9 a.m. and end on Friday, May 15 at 4 p.m.
It's back! The Northeast Washington Farmers Market will open this Wednesday, May 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at its downtown location an Astor and Main Streets by the clock tower in Colville. The start of the market includes a vast assortment of herb, flower and vegetable starts, berry plants, canes and ornamentals. There will also be a selection of early season greens and asparagus and locally handcrafted items.
For more information, including having a booth at the market, contact Market Manager Aja Bridge at 935-0555.