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July 7th, 2015

Comics, Shriners' concert, Tiger Tri, oh my! Upcoming events

July 7, 2015

July 7: The Libraries of Stevens County and Humanities Washington invite the community to an engaging conversation about comic books with artist and writer Megan Kelso, a member of the Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau. This free event takes place at 6 pm at Colville Public Library, 195 South Oak Street. For more information, contact Sarah English at sarah@scrld.org and 509-935-6805.

July 6th

Two suspects rob Orin Rice Road home

July 6, 2015

Local law enforcement is asking anyone with information regarding a Monday morning robbery on Orin Rice Road to contact the Stevens County Sheriff’s Office.
According to Sheriff Kendle Allen, an armed robbery occurred at the Panorama Mobile Home Park off Orin Rice Road around 2 a.m. Monday, July 6. Two suspects, thought to be men, broke into the home of a couple that manages the mobile home park. Both of the suspects wore masks, and one allegedly had a firearm.
Allen said the couple was not injured during the robbery.

News from the Williams Lake fire line

July 6, 2015

Mop up operations are in full swing on the Williams Lake Road incident today. Firefighters will continue working to strengthen containment lines and locate hot spots around the fire perimeter. Specialized infrared heat detection equipment will be utilized to survey the burned area to detect hot spots. Ground crews will then cool those spots around the entire fire perimeter. Two helicopters remain assigned to the incident and are available for fire suppression.

June 23rd

VIDEO: 'Frozen' Softball Team Will Melt Your Heart

June 23, 2015

The Freeze, an Oklahoma softball team composed of 4 and 5-year-olds, is gaining national attention for playing ball in their Elsa gowns.

June 17th

Halfway house comes to Colville

June 17, 2015

A new halfway house for men recovering from drug and alcohol addiction is opening its doors in Colville. Located across from Providence Mount Carmel Hospital on Columbia Street, the house was purchased by Barry and Shelley Bacon. The couple is renting the house to Oxford House, Inc.

"There's nothing like it that I know of in the Tri-County area," said Dr. Barry Bacon, who volunteers to work with drug addicts in the Stevens County jail. "It's a chance to try and help people and save the taxpayers' money."

June 5th

VIDEO: 16 Donuts To Die For

June 5, 2015

You'll be dying to try these 16 different kinds of delicious donuts!

June 2nd

Homeless in Colville

June 2, 2015

Last winter’s relative heat wave was a blessing for Romlyn Conn, 63, a homeless resident of Colville. Conn is easy to spot: her ducks faithfully waddle alongside her and her well-behaved dog, Harvey. She fondly regards her little family as her “traveling petting zoo.” Conn figures she walks around six miles a day, passing the time until she finds a spot to spend the night. After 33 years with her former roommate, it was a decidedly unfriendly parting that launched Conn on her current path of being homeless.

May 29th

Colville’s Fox cruises to regional tennis championship

May 29, 2015

State at Yakima
Tennis Club

Top-seeded Darby Fox captured the 1A/B East Region tennis tournament at Mead High School last Friday and heads to the State 1A Tournament at the Yakima Tennis Club Friday and Saturday as the top seed.
The Colville High standout, the 2015 Northeast A League Most Valuable Player, was the lone singles player from the NEA to advance out of the regional. The other three state singles qualifiers came from Class B.
“Darby had a near perfect tournament,” her coach, Phil Johnson, said of Fox’s dominating play at Mead.

Tested early

Second-ranked Cashmere end’s Colville’s season

May 29, 2015

Bulldogs make
Final Four

After surviving a scare against Northeast A League rival Deer Park to advance out of the District 7 baseball tournament, Colville High’s (17-4) run at the 1A East Regional at Dan White Field Eastmont/Wenatchee last Saturday proved to be short-lived.
Cashmere, the best Class 1A baseball team in Washington for the past six years, simply had too many weapons in a 12-3 win over Colville Saturday in the regional first round.

Chewelah girls second in NEA golf to Colville

May 29, 2015

Chewelah boys
finish fourth

Last week the Chewelah Cougars played at Deer Park Golf Course in at the District 7 1A final 18. The opening round one-week earlier (Sub-District) had been held at Colville’s Dominion Meadows Golf Course. The scores from sub-District and District tournaments are combined to qualify Northeast A League golfers to the State 1A Tournament at Sun Willows Golf Course Wednesday and Thursday.

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State at Yakima Tennis Club Top-seeded Darby Fox captured the 1A/B East Region tennis tournament...
Bulldogs make Final Four After surviving a scare against Northeast A League rival Deer Park to...
Chewelah boys finish fourth Last week the Chewelah Cougars played at Deer Park Golf Course in at...

 

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