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Disabilities Resource Fair on May 8

April 23, 2014

Gabe Murfitt is an inspiring speaker and author that challenges his audience to live with courage in the face of life’s adversities.
Murfitt was born with arms that are about three inches long, legs that are bent at the knee and stuck that way and closed ear canals.

Manpower needed at community garden

April 16, 2014

It’s time for folks to step up to the rows.
The Colville Community Garden (CCG) is in dire need of some volunteers to assist with planting preparation and maintenance. Whether it’s weeding, fer¬tilizing (organically, that is), watering, hauling soil, etc., and whether people rent a plot or not, assistance is much desired.
“We would really appreciate the help,” says Mike Kisman, Manager of the garden, “You don’t have to be a gardener yourself. Whether you rent a plot or not, we’re in serious need of people who are wiling to contribute their time.”

Local man advocates for youth internships in film

March 31, 2014

At first acquaintance, James “Whispering Raven” Nelson seems a quiet, unassuming man, not someone a person would associate with a major Hollywood picture.
But that’s exactly what the Kettle Falls resident is involved with, serving as spiritual advisor for the up¬coming independent film Windcatcher: The Story of Sacajawea.

Officer identified in shooting

March 26, 2014

Last Tuesday at about 6:10 p.m., a Stevens County Detective responded to 2461 Scott Rd, in Rice on a disturbance call. 

According to reports, when the detective, identified as Dwayne Johnson, arrived at the Scott Road address, an adult male suspect immediately opened fire with a shotgun as the detective exited his vehicle. The detective was hit in the hand and ear, but was able to return fire.
Johnson returned fire and killed the man.

Dream of senior housing a reality in Colville

March 17, 2014

After several years of dreaming and planning, low-income senior housing Colville is finally a reality. Located on Hudesman Lane on the north end of Colville, behind Subway and the Dollar Tree, Hudesman House will provide 13 one-bedroom units and one two-bedroom resident manager’s unit for the low-income elderly.
There will be an Open House celebration for the new building Friday, March 21 from noon to 2 p.m. Tours of the facility will be available after the ribbon cut¬ting ceremony at noon, followed by refreshments in the downstairs community area.

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