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March 20th

The “Great Unknown” at Kettle River Grange

March 20, 2012

The comical play “Charles Picket and the Great Unknown’ will be performed at the Kettle River Grange throughout the month of April. Written by Caitlyn Aubertin and directed by Sandra Walsh, the plot revolves around the unlikely and hilarious face-off between mobsters and hillbillies.
Performances are April 13 and 14 at 7 p.m., April 15 at 2 p.m., April 18 (family night) at 7 p.m., April 20 at 7 p.m., April 21 (dinner theatre) at 6 p.m. and April 22 at 2 p.m.
For more information, look in future issues of the S-E or call Diane Lamberson at 684-1163.

CHS senior’s project helps wounded soldiers

March 20, 2012

Upon meeting her, Elizabeth McKellar seems imbued with a sweet, sincere charm born of a desire to assist others. So naturally, the 17-year-old Colville High School senior gravitated toward an expression of compassion for her culminating senior project, which is required of all high school seniors in Washington State.
Colville High School requires seniors to complete at least 15 hours of work on their projects.

March 12th

Miss Colville right around the corner

March 12, 2012

The Colville Chamber of Commerce will present the Miss Colville Scholarship Program titled "As Time Goes By" on Saturday, March 24 at 7 p.m. at the Colville High School auditorium.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Reserved seat tick¬ets are available for $10 each at the Colville Chamber of Commerce office now, or at the door on the night of the program. Chamber of¬fice hours are Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
“This year's show promises to be a very entertaining one,” says Miss Colville Director ,Kari Hubbard. “All of the girls are enthusiastic and ex¬tremely talented.”

March 6th

Kettle Falls High students serve as pages in Olympia

March 6, 2012

OLYMPIA--Haley McIrvin and Emily Owens, both sophomores at Kettle Falls High School, participated in the Senate Page Program dur¬ing the fifth week of the 2012 session. McIrvin and Owens were sponsored by Sen. Bob Morton (R-Kettle Falls).

McCart announces candidacy for Stevens County Commissioner

March 6, 2012

Wes McCart has announced his candidacy for the Stevens County Commissioner seat in District 1.
Current District 1 Commissioner Larry Guenther announced he will not be seeking another term.
McCart, as a businessman and farmer, recognizes the need to expand economic base, grow the local economy, support good living wages, protect private property rights, and get government bureaucrats out of the way.

March 2nd

Mail processing operations to consolidate in Spokane

March 2, 2012

Mail processing operations in Pasco, Yakima and Wenatchee will move to Spokane’s processing center on the West Plains, the U.S. Postal Service said today.
The Postal Service will cut more than 300 jobs in Washington as it consolidates mail processing. In addition to the Spokane center absorbing more work, sorting operations in Everett, Olympia and Tacoma will transfer to Seattle.
Spokesman Ernie Swanson says 97 jobs will be cut in Everett, 29 in Olympia, 139 in Tacoma, 19 in Yakima, 20 in Wenatchee and two in Pasco.

February 28th

March For Meals Campaign

February 28, 2012

Tri-County Senior Nutrition said last week that it will be participating in the national 2012 March For Meals campaign. Tri-County Senior Nutrition’s March For Meals event will include school kids penny campaign and walk-a-thon, Hospital’s Basket Raffle, Eagles Dinner Fund Raiser, Saturday, March 3, 5 to 7 p.m., Soup/Chili Cook-Off, Mayor’s delivering meals, other events still in planning and a Colville Walk-A-Thom on March 22.

February 27th

‘Northport Project’ seeks funds for toxin testing

February 27, 2012

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.
Paparich’s “Northport Project” 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.

Sowing Seeds for Supper

February 27, 2012

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.

February 22nd

Lake Roosevelt Commercial Use Authorizations

February 22, 2012

Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area is introducing a new permit program to enhance collaboration with area commercial service providers and to comply with National Park Service regulations.
Beginning in 2012, Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area will issue Commercial Use Authorizations (CUAs), which are limited authorizations to provide specific commercial visitor service activities within the boundaries of the area.
Examples of persons required to obtain a CUA include fishing guides, tour operators and boat recovery operators.

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