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Archive - 2014

September 10th

VIDEO: Apple Announces iPhone 6

September 10, 2014

September 5th

VIDEO: First game of the season - Seahawks and Packers

September 5, 2014

VIDEO: No Super Bowl hangover for dominant Seahawks
Sports Illustrated's Chris Burke discusses the first game of the 2014 NFL season between the Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers.

August 29th

Ice bucket challenge raises awareness, draws criticism

August 29, 2014

By now, for those that have a social media profile, countless videos have been viewed in which family, friends and countless celebrities douse themselves with a bucket of ice water, and then challenge others to do the same. The Ice Bucket Challenge aims to raise awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, by asking people to either drench themselves or donate to the ALS Association, or both.

Paul Yeomans

August 29, 2014

Paul Wesley Yeomans, a longtime resident of Kettle Falls, passed away peacefully at his home on August 6, 2014 at the age of 77. He was born on May 14, 1937 to Adalbert and Elizabeth (McDonald) Yeomans in Grand Rapids Michigan.
Paul started his education in Grand Rapids. When Paul was ten-years-old, he started working with his siblings to help sup¬port his family. He had nine brothers and sisters. Paul was al¬ways a hard worker and never complained. At the age of 19, Paul married his first wife.

Phyllis Cunningham

August 29, 2014

Phyllis M. Cunningham, a longtime resident of Marcus and Colville, passed away peacefully during sleep on August 17, 2014 at her Gold Creek Loop home with family, after a battle of almost two years with cancer. She was under the gentle and excellent care of Hospice of Spokane at her home during this time.

Ronald Chute

August 29, 2014

Ronald “Ron” F. Chute passed away from a heart attack on August 15, 2014, one month shy of his 68th birthday. Ron was born on Sept. 19, 1946 in Omaha, Nebraska, the son of Wayne and Irene (Frank) Chute.
Ron was a talented and creative soul who was able to quickly master just about any craft that interested him. He had a passion for the cowboy life, and enjoyed riding and packing trips with friends. Ron also had a passion for leatherwork, and was one of the most talented wood and leather workers in the Northwest.

August 28th

Attempted Kidnapping Claim Unfounded

August 28, 2014

A poster that circulated through social media this week claiming that a woman was trying to lure children with cotton candy in order to kidnap them in Deer Park and Colville turns out to be carrying false information, according to the Spokane COunty Sheriff's Office and the Colville Police Department.

August 27th

The Healing Arts Center says goodbye

August 27, 2014

There will be a hole in the lo¬cal medical community after the Healing Arts Center Medical Clinic shutters its doors this Friday, ending over a decade of family practice under the guid¬ance of Dr. Lon Hatfield and his daughter and colleague, Dr. Jenna Collins.
“I have been very blessed to work here, live here, and raise my family here,” says Dr. Hat¬field, who retired recently at the age of 72. “It’s been wonderful, and we have been blessed.”

August 20th

Festival of Neighbors coming up Sept. 13

August 20, 2014

There’s a new celebration coming to Kettle Falls on Saturday, Sept. 13. This is a fall event to be held at Happy Dell Park. It has been named “Festival of Neighbors” in hopes of bringing together not only our local citizens, but also our neighboring communities as well. A new group of volunteers with great new ideas and plenty of enthusiasm are organizing it. Kettle Falls Mayor Dorothy Slagle stated, “We’re working with our Chamber of Commerce to create an event that celebrates our area and brings more awareness to our history and all we have to offer here.”

August 18th

VIDEO: On this day in history

August 18, 2014

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