Archive - 2012
Delbert Edward Rieckers, a lifetime resident of NorthÂ¬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. â€śCozyâ€ť Striker. They began a family and made their home in Northport. Delbert had a great appreciation for a full dayâ€™s work, an ideal he put into practice by the age of 15.
James â€śDickâ€ť 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 â€śBradâ€ť 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.
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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 Mayorâ€™s Open Golf Tournament unfolds at DM.
Presiding over this yearâ€™s tournament will be new Colville Mayor, Deborah Rarrick.
Entry fee is $60 per player (includes 18 holes of golf, shirt, lunch, dinner and â€śgoodie bagâ€ť).
There are also hole sponsorships ($100), team and hole sponsorships (combined $325) and combined team and shirt sponsorships ($750) available.
June 9 at DM
A four-person scramble forÂmat golf tournament to benefit the Wildland Firefighter FounÂdation will be held at Dominion Meadows Golf Course on SaturÂday, 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.
rodeo is May 19
This yearâ€™s Arden Old-Timerâ€™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-Timerâ€™s Rodeo Arena. The show will start at 2 p.m.
Admission is by donation.
This yearâ€™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.
But Indians are
still tied for 2nd
It wasnâ€™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 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.
Moses Lake next April 20-22
The Colville High School Equestrian Club has the opportunity to compete in a variety of classes during their meets.
The team recently competed in their second meet at Wenatchee. Hannah Gormon placed third in Dressage and has the opportunity to advance to State at Lynden in May.
McKenna Iverson placed first; Mikala Harris was second and Brianna Short was fourth in Poles at the last meet.