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August 29th

Ice bucket challenge raises awareness, draws criticism

August 29, 2014

By now, for those that have a social media profile, countless videos have been viewed in which family, friends and countless celebrities douse themselves with a bucket of ice water, and then challenge others to do the same. The Ice Bucket Challenge aims to raise awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, by asking people to either drench themselves or donate to the ALS Association, or both.

August 28th

Attempted Kidnapping Claim Unfounded

August 28, 2014

A poster that circulated through social media this week claiming that a woman was trying to lure children with cotton candy in order to kidnap them in Deer Park and Colville turns out to be carrying false information, according to the Spokane COunty Sheriff's Office and the Colville Police Department.

August 27th

The Healing Arts Center says goodbye

August 27, 2014

There will be a hole in the lo¬cal medical community after the Healing Arts Center Medical Clinic shutters its doors this Friday, ending over a decade of family practice under the guid¬ance of Dr. Lon Hatfield and his daughter and colleague, Dr. Jenna Collins.
“I have been very blessed to work here, live here, and raise my family here,” says Dr. Hat¬field, who retired recently at the age of 72. “It’s been wonderful, and we have been blessed.”

August 20th

Festival of Neighbors coming up Sept. 13

August 20, 2014

There’s a new celebration coming to Kettle Falls on Saturday, Sept. 13. This is a fall event to be held at Happy Dell Park. It has been named “Festival of Neighbors” in hopes of bringing together not only our local citizens, but also our neighboring communities as well. A new group of volunteers with great new ideas and plenty of enthusiasm are organizing it. Kettle Falls Mayor Dorothy Slagle stated, “We’re working with our Chamber of Commerce to create an event that celebrates our area and brings more awareness to our history and all we have to offer here.”

August 18th

VIDEO: On this day in history

August 18, 2014

August 13th

Listen to Chet O'Keefe

August 13, 2014

Northeast Washington is losing a local talent when he moves to Austin, Texas this summer.
All I will say is that they better appreciate Chet O'Keefe.

Orphaned moose in rehab

August 13, 2014

A young Stevens County moose, orphaned at just a few days of age when its mother was killed when she was hit by a vehicle, has been put in the caring hands of Licensed Fish & Wildlife Rehabilitator Karen Odle, near Chewelah.
Monty the orphaned moose received a minor neck injury in the accident that killed his mother and was brought to Odle and her Many Gates to the Heart Rescue/Rehab Ranch.

August 12th

VIDEO: Tributes Pour In For Robin Williams As Celebrities, Fans Mourn

August 12, 2014

VIDEO: Tributes Pour In For Robin Williams As Celebrities, Fans Mourn

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August 8th

Paying for that barbecue: beef prices on the rise

August 8, 2014

Supply is down

Soaring meat prices are hitting producers, suppliers and consumers across the country. The price of beef and veal shot up more than 10 percent from June 2013 to June 2014, according to the most recent Consumer Price Index. Pork prices rose by 12 percent.
The largest price increases in three years are driven by one principle component: supply.
Drought has thinned herds of cattle in California and Texas. Disease has struck pork.

VIDEO: Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll discusses first preseason game

August 8, 2014

VIDEO: Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll discusses first preseason game (Q13 FOX News)

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