October 29th, 2013
When it comes to bagging groceries, Super 1 Foods (part of Rosauers Inc.) courtesy clerk David Tochinskiy has his own uniqueâ€”and eminently effectiveâ€”game plan. That game plan served the teenager well on Oct. 22 when he won the Washington Food Industry Associationâ€™s â€śBest Baggerâ€ť state championship at the Red Lion Hotel at the Park in Spokane.
Final week of
The Jenkins High volleyball team dropped both matches last week.
On Tuesday, the Cougars (2-11, 0-10) lost to Medical Lake in four sets, 6-25, 10-25, 25-7 and 11-25. Kaitlin Krouse had a big day for the Cougars with seven kills and four digs. Megan Rowe had a game-high 18 assists and Jayden Rainer also had a game-high eight blocks.
Last Thursday, the Cougars traveled to Northeast A leading Freeman and fell in straight sets, 5-25, 7-25 and 17-25. Tenika Smith had 10 digs to lead the Cougars and Rowe once again led Chewelah with eight assists.
up next for CHS
Colville High (5-2, 2-1) piled up 308 yards of rushing in running past Clarkston 27-7 last Friday night in a Great Northern League football game at Colville.
The Indians havenâ€™t put up rushing numbers that gaudy since Colton Davis was the featured back in 2011. The game also marked the first time since 2009 that three CHS running backs either eclipsed or came close to the 100-yard mark in rushing in a game.
Colville Police Officer Rex Newport plead not guilty to sexual misconduct, wrongful imprisonment, and a slew of other charges in Stevens County Superior Court Monday afternoon. Newport has been charged with seven criminal counts, including four felonies, stemming from a string of alleged on-duty sexual encounters with women dating back to 2011.
Judge Pat Monasmith is presiding over the case with Colville attorney Liam Golden serving as Newportâ€™s defense and Melanie Tratnik of the Washington State Attorney Generalâ€™s office leading prosecution.
Commander Gary Sheehan of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post No. 6963 has announced the kick-off of the 67th year of the VFW and its Ladies Auxiliary Scholarship Competition.
Local high school students have the opportunity to complete for thousands of dollars in scholarships and a trip to Washington, D.C. Local junior high students and students in grades three through five also have the opportunity to complete locally for monetary prizes.
Students begin by competing at the local post level with a deadline of Nov. 1.
The cold weather season is fast approaching and the Colville Warming Center is getting ready to open its doors for the winter. After finding a permanent home in the lower level of the American Legion Hall, the Warming Center has gone through some changes to make this year a success. The center has had a facelift and new energy has been infused into the project. Additional volunteers are needed to extend a generous hand for those who are homeless in the community.
The recent passage of Engrossed Substitute House Bill 1341, which became effective July 28, 2013, places Washington among just a few states who have instituted a policy of reimÂ¬bursement to persons who have been wrongfully convicted of crimes who are later vindicated.
A local Ferry County-based company is spearheading an online event to bring career experts from around the country with former military personnel who have successfully transitioned to the civilian workforce -- together providing critical tools, advice, and insights for newly transitioning veterans.
These experts and vets are part of the sixth annual Job Action Day, which takes place Monday, Nov. 4. The virtual event is hosted by Quintessential Careers, one of the most comprehensive career sites on the Web.
Tiana Berkeley knows what she wants and her apparently quiet, but steadfast persistence gets her just that. So when she asked her parents to let her try her hand at stock car racing two years ago, she wasnâ€™t prepared to take no for an answer.
â€śI just figured she would get out there, get dirty and not enjoy it, because itâ€™s pretty rough,â€ť says her mother, Holly Berkeley. â€śBut when she got out there (on the track) she was enjoying it so much, and to see her big smile when she got out of the carâ€¦she loves it. Iâ€™ve never seen her so passionate about anything else.â€ť
Royce Allen Osborn, 59, of Phoenix, Arizona, went to Heaven October 1, 2013.
He was born in Orient to Buryl Osborn and the late Bonnie Hotchkiss July 2, 1954.
Royce graduated from Kettle Falls High School (class of 1972) and went on to receive his Associateâ€™s Degree from DeVry Institute (class of 1975) in Phoenix. He was married to Edith Dale Osborn on Dec. 4, 1993.