February 28th, 2012
Tri-County Senior Nutrition said last week that it will be participating in the national 2012 March For Meals campaign. Tri-County Senior Nutritionâs March For Meals event will include school kids penny campaign and walk-a-thon, Hospitalâs Basket Raffle, Eagles Dinner Fund Raiser, Saturday, March 3, 5 to 7 p.m., Soup/Chili Cook-Off, Mayorâs delivering meals, other events still in planning and a Colville Walk-A-Thom on March 22.
Dennis âDennyâ G. Wuesthoff, Sr., a resident of Nine Mile Falls, passed away on Feb. 17, 2012 in Yuma, AZ. Denny was born on Oct. 31, 1938 in Chewelah, the son of George Ernest and Gladine (Williams) Wuesthoff.
One thing that everyone who knew him can agree, Michael Lynn Warren had a smile and a good word for everyone. He was taken by his God on Feb. 25, 2012.Â
Born in Phoenix, AZ on Sept. 5, 1953 to a preacher and a homemaker, he lived in many states before settling in Manteca, CA, where he attended Manteca High.
Sharon âSheriâ Rosella Campuzano, a seven-year resident of the Flat Creek area of Kettle Falls, passed away on Feb. 24, 2012 in Colville at the age of 73. She was born on Oct. 7, 1938 in Bakersfield, CA, the daughter of Chester and Meriom (Page) Durham.
Stanley âStanâ M. Hallam, a lifetime resident of Kettle Falls, passed away on Feb. 21, 2012 in Kettle Falls at the age of 70. He was born in Colville on August 27, 1941, the son of Loyal Ivan and Ellen Olivia (Hockersmith) Hallam.
Marguerite Mary McNamee, a longtime resident of the Northport and Colville areas, passed away with her family by her side on Feb. 22, 2012 in Colville at the age of 80. Mary was born on April 9, 1931 in Trail, British Columbia, the daughter of Ernest Thomas âTomâ Nollie and Mary Marguerite Nollie (Daily).
In her ongoing efforts to create awareness and education about the affects of commercial pollutants in her hometown, Jamie Paparich is working to raise funds so people living in Northport can be tested for toxins.
Paparichâs âNorthport Projectâ is currently working to raise $3,200 so 30 past and present residents of Northport can send in samples of their hair to be tested for toxins like arsenic, cadmium and mercury.
Paparich said the hair tests, which cost roughly $108 each and can be sent in via regular mail, are more accurate than other testing.
WSU Stevens County Master Gardeners and the Colville Community Garden will co-host a Sowing Seeds for Supper workshop in March.
This workshop will offer seven gardening workshops and one on food preservation Saturday, March 24, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sowing Seeds for Supper will be held at the Community Colleges of Spokane-Colville Center. 985 S. Elm in Colville.
Registration deadline for this fourth annual event is March 19. Registration fee is $15, plus supply fee. Some hands-on classes have a supply fee.
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Colville High (16-8) dropped a pair of Bi-District girlâs Class 1A games last weekend in Chelan and saw a very successful season come to an end.
The Indians opened the Bi-District Tournament last Friday night at Chelan High School against two-time defending State 1A champion Freeman. The Scotties, winners of the Northeast A League regular season championship, had advanced to Chelan with a loser-out, 57-54 win over second-ranked Cashmere (20-2) back on Feb. 15 at Moses Lake High School.
Marilyn Nada Christian, a 53-year resident of Colville, passed away on Feb. 16, 2012 in Colville at the age of 84. Marilyn was born on June 3, 1927 in Spokane, the daughter of Oran Francis and Anaide Mae (Myers) Sparks.
She had the opportunity to reside in several communities while growing up, including Seattle, Springdale, Spokane and Sprague. While in Sprague, Marilyn attended elementary school. She moved to Spokane to complete her education and graduated at Rogers High School in 1944.