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Birthdays certainly arenât uncommon occurrences at Buena Vista Nursing Home in Colville, but last Wednesdayâs celebration was far from routine.
Surrounded by friends, neighbors, social workers, nursing home staff and representatives from the Stevens County Sheriffâs Department, Kettle Falls resident Frances Swan turned 106-years-old.
With cake and gifts on hand, Swan, who the media has referred to as âthe oldest woman in Washington State,â made jokes about her age.
âIâve never been over 105 in my whole life,â she laughed.