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April 11th

Marilyn Lakey

April 11, 2012

Marilyn A. Lakey, 80, was born on Oct. 7, 1931 in Fruitland and passed away on March 24, 2012 in Spokane.
Marilyn graduated from Hunters (Columbia) High School. She married Casey Lakey on Feb. 18, 1950 in Davenport. They lived and farmed in the Colville Valley for 18 years.

Emily Knapp

April 11, 2012

Emily Gladys Knapp passed away on the evening of Good Friday, April 6, 2012 in Olympia at age 96. She was a longtime (67 years) resident of Colville and loved her town (“Do you know what is the most wonderful town in the world?”).

April 10th

League-leading Colville back in action this week

April 10, 2012

Big match with Lakeside
on Saturday at CHS

Colville High’s defending Northeast A League and District 7 tennis champions, currently leading the NEA race this soggy spring, are back in action this week after being idle over Spring Break.
CHS hosted Deer Park on Tuesday and will entertain Lakeside Saturday in a match-up that will go a long way toward determining this season’s NEA champion. Lakeside and the Indians battled for the league and district championships last spring.
Saturday’s match on the CHS courts is scheduled for an 11 a.m. start.

Local horseman tries again

April 10, 2012

Gerry Cox in
NW Extreme Makeover

Gerry Cox, owner of Mountain House Stables (Arden), has thrown his hat in the ring at NW Extreme Mustang Makeover again. His last attempt netted a third place showing in 2010.
The NW Extreme Mustang Makeover is sponsored by the Mustang Heritage Foundation of Georgetown, Texas, in conjunction with the Bureau of Land Management, where the MHF has selected 45 trainers from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, California and Nevada to pick up randomly selected wild horses from the BLM gathering centers in Oregon, California and Nevada.

Schanz duo attend Speedo Championships & YMCA nationals

April 10, 2012

Emma Schanz makes her mark at both meets

Colville swimmers Dylan and Emma Schanz continue to pursue USA swimming at a ratcheted up level for the Spokane Area Swim Team.
Dylan, 17, and Emma, 14, attended the Speedo Championship Series in Federal Way March 8-11 and most recently the YMCA National Championships at Greensboro, N.C. April 2-5.

April 4th

Northport sweeps doubleheader

April 4, 2012

Mustangs get in
games at Kettle

Northport High moved its early-season baseball record to 4-0 last week with a 5-0, 13-4 sweep of host Republic.

The games were played at the junior varsity field at Kettle Falls. The fields at Northport and Republic were still unplayable last week.

The Mustangs won the rain-shortened first game 5-0 behind right-hander Jeremiah Johnson. The junior scattered two hits and struck out seven.

Johnson didn’t throw a ball until there were two outs in the second inning.

April 3rd

Bulldogs drop doubleheader

April 3, 2012

Kettle Falls High dropped a Northeast 2B League doubleheader at Northwest Christian back on March 27 by scores of 5-0, 9-2.
The Bulldogs had trouble mounting any kind of an offensive attack against NWC. KFHS managed only five hits in the 14 innings of baseball played at Colbert.

April 2nd

Toni Vanderhoof

April 2, 2012

Toni Gayle Vanderhoof left us to be with Jesus on March 19, 2012. She had put her life in God’s hands and let Him carry her in her final days of her battle with COPD. Toni was sur¬rounded by family and close friends as she left earth on her journey to heaven.
Toni was born on Dec. 19, 1950 in South Bend, Indiana to Stanley and Dorothy (Martin) Scearce. Her mother moved to Washington in 1969, bringing Toni with her. Toni moved to Utah in the 80’s.

Sheila Corcoran

April 2, 2012

Laura Wappl

April 2, 2012

Laura Jean Wappl, a resident of Colville, passed away on March 28, 2012 in Colville at the age of 67. Laura Jean was born on Nov. 20, 1944 in West Seattle, the daughter of Louis and Laura Louise (Knowles) Wappl.
Laura Jean (Puddin) began her education in Arbor Heights and later attended the “Pacific” school for her Junior and Senior High School education. While in school, she participated in the Special Olympics as a swimmer and bowler. Through Special Olympics, Laura Jean was given the opportunity to travel to many events, including a trip to Louisiana.

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