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April 25th

Colville controls its own destiny in NEA

April 25, 2012

Win out and CHS wins
league title

Colville High (5-2, 7-3-1) heads into the final week of Northeast A League boy’s soccer play needing to keep winning to annex their second straight league championship and garner a coveted opening round bye and District 7 1A championship host role next week.
The top three NEA teams will advance to the post-season, which will start next Tuesday with NEA no. 2 hosting NEA no. 3. The District title match-up is scheduled for next Wednesday or Thursday at the home of the league champion.

Delbert Rieckers

April 25, 2012

Delbert Edward Rieckers, a lifetime resident of North¬port, passed away on April 23, 2012 after a long and courageous battle with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, family at his side. Delbert was born on Sept. 5, 1941 in Colville, the son of Alva and Helen (Snyder) Rieckers.
Delbert was raised in Northport, where he attended school. On Jan. 24, 1958, Delbert married Frances K. “Cozy” Striker. They began a family and made their home in Northport. Delbert had a great appreciation for a full day’s work, an ideal he put into practice by the age of 15.

James "Dick" Garvey

April 25, 2012

James “Dick” Richard Garvey, a lifetime resident of Colville, passed away at his home April 18, 2012 at the age of 88. Dick was born Sept. 22, 1923 in Colville to George and Mary (Fitzpatrick) Garvey.
Dick was raised and attended school in the Marcus and Colville area. While in high school, he played football and baseball. At the age of 15, he helped build the Fort Colville Grange and has been a member ever since. He completed his junior year in high school, then, due to the needs on the farm, he left school.

Bradley Whiteman

April 25, 2012

Bradley “Brad” Scott Whiteman, a resident of Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, NC, passed away Sunday, April 15, 2012 at the age of 25. Brad was born on Jan. 30, 1987 in Redondo Beach, CA, the son of Raymond Bradley and Emma Frances (Romo) Whiteman.

Local author shares inspiration and motivation

April 25, 2012

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April 23rd

Eighth annual Mayor’s Open slated May 4

April 23, 2012

One of the biggest and most popular one-day golf tournaments of the season at Dominion Meadows Golf Course will be held Friday, May 4 when the Mayor’s Open Golf Tournament unfolds at DM.
Presiding over this year’s tournament will be new Colville Mayor, Deborah Rarrick.
Entry fee is $60 per player (includes 18 holes of golf, shirt, lunch, dinner and “goodie bag”).
There are also hole sponsorships ($100), team and hole sponsorships (combined $325) and combined team and shirt sponsorships ($750) available.

April 20th

Wildland firefighters will host 4th benefit Scramble

April 20, 2012

Tournament is
June 9 at DM

A four-person scramble for­mat golf tournament to benefit the Wildland Firefighter Foun­dation will be held at Dominion Meadows Golf Course on Satur­day, June 11 starting at 9 a.m. (shotgun start).
Entry fee is $50 per person. The entry includes greens fees and lunch. Mulligans and 50/50 tickets will be available for purchase. Team prizes will be awarded after the conclusion of play.

Arden Old-Timers Rodeo returns for spring run

April 20, 2012

This year’s
rodeo is May 19

This year’s Arden Old-Timer’s Rodeo will return to its usual May date. The 2012 edition of a popular rite of spring will be held Saturday, May 19 at the Arden Old-Timer’s Rodeo Arena. The show will start at 2 p.m.
Admission is by donation.
This year’s rodeo will include a raffle and the opportunity to win half a beef (first prize), a cord of firewood (second prize) and handmade saddle racks (third place).
Tickets for the drawing the day of the rodeo are $1 apiece.

Colville High baseball team struggles during week…

April 20, 2012

But Indians are
still tied for 2nd

It wasn’t a pretty week for the Colville High School baseball team.
The Indians (4-4, 5-5), despite playing at home the entire week, managed only one win in four games. Colville started the week back on April 10 with a 14-4 loss to Northeast A League-leading Lakeside (7-2) and followed that up one day later with an 8-0 loss to Freeman (2-4).
On Saturday, the Indians managed a split with Newport, losing the opener 7-3 and coming back for a 3-1 win in the second game.

Colville softball team rounding into form

April 20, 2012

Colville High had no trouble improving its spring fast-pitch softball record to 6-0, 8-2 last week with Northeast A League wins over Freeman, Riverside and Chewelah.
The Indians, winners of five straight and seven of their last nine, started the week back on April 10 with an easy 16-0 drubbing of visiting Freeman at Dean Vaagen Park.
On Wednesday, Colville swept host Riverside 11-0, 12-0. On Saturday, back home at Dean Vaagen Park, CHS rolled to easy 15-1, 11-0 wins over Chewelah.
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