October 1st, 2014
with 20 teams
After one yearâ€™s hiatus caused by federal government shenanigans (otherwise referred to as the costly federal government shutdown), the annual Can-Am high school and middle school cross-country meet returns once again to the scenic Kettle Falls National Recreation picnic area along the shores of Lake Roosevelt.
Last yearâ€™s transplanted Can-Am was held at Colville High School and on Dominion/Rotary Trail.
CHEWELAH--The Northeast Washington Association of Realtors will host a â€śMeet your Candidateâ€ť night, an open forum, on Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Chewelah Civic Center.
â€śItâ€™s getting very close to election day and this will be a great opportunity to get your quesÂ¬tions answered,â€ť said Rita Brown of the Northeast Washington Association of Realtors.
Candidates in attendance will include Senator Brian Dansel and his challenger, Tony Booth; Assessor candidates CJ Wolfe and John OlÂ¬son; incumbent Stevens County Sheriff Kendle Allen and challenger, Ken Barker.
Stevens County Department of Public Works, Solid Waste Division, will conduct its semi-annual free metals disposal day on Sunday, Oct. 5 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Stevens County Landfill in Kettle Falls. Any scrap metal brought out that day must be from a household source and free of any attached contaminants like wood, rubber, plastic, fabric, etc. Absolutely no garbage will be accepted. Accepted will be household scrap metal at no charge to the public. Large appliances are acceptable, but must be cleaned out and free of garbage.
Temvelo Matsebulaâ€™s gaze is soft, but curious as she takes in the scene. Shy and seemingly vulnerable, her voice is barely audible in the crowded cafĂ©. But when something strikes her as funny, her smile dazzles and her laugh is genuine.
The 18-year-old from the Lubombo Region of Swaziland, who had never before traveled outside of her hometown, recently spent several weeks in Northeast Washington (mostly Colville), before beginning school at Berea College in Kentucky.
Seattle Seahawks WR Doug Baldwin talks about the team's resolve following the Seahawks' 26-20 overtime win over the Denver Broncos.
Our Matriarch passed away peacefully on Sept. 5, 2014 at Providence St. Josephâ€™s Long Term Care with her family preÂ¬sent.
Just nine days shy of his 77th birthday, Vernon Paul â€śSonnyâ€ť Holter changed his address to heaven on Sept. 3, 2014. Unable to recover after a fall resulting in a head injury, Vern passed away in Spokane. Vern was born on Sept. 12, 1937, to Iola (Geer) and Albert â€śDutchâ€ť Holter in Aberdeen.
Dude (Arthur) Thiele passed away at his home in Curlew on Sept. 3, 2014. He was born in Spokane on March 25, 1927 to Arthur and Helen Thiele, second born of five children. Like so many other young men in his day, Dude graduated from 8th grade, worked various jobs in and around his community and then entered into military service starting September 1945 with the Navy and later completing his duty with the Army in 1948.
He married the love of his life, Leola Buckner, in 1950. Who, in Dudeâ€™s own words, was â€śa looksome and likeable girlâ€¦a keeper for sure.â€ť
Cougs on the road at Lakeside
For the second straight week, Jenkins High played a thriller on the football field. But unlike the previous week when Chewelah dropped a heartbreaker to Priest River to open the season, the Cougars downed Warden, 24-21.
Over the previous week, head coach Jim Fisk and his staff worked to correct the mistakes Chewelah made in that opener against Priest River. The hard work paid off with an improved defense and a solid passing game.