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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)

July 30th

Community steps up for fire victims

July 30, 2014

There was a need, and the community answered.
That is basically what happened when Kettle Falls Masonic Lodge #130 spread the word that it was collecting doÂŹnations for victims of the Carlton Complex fire, especially the Twisp and Methow Valley area residents.

July 28th

TRENDING VIDEO: Dog passes out from excitement to see owner

July 28, 2014

TRENDING VIDEO: Dog passes out from excitement to see owner

July 24th

Firestorm in Central Washington almost contained!

July 24, 2014

The Northwest is the cur­rent epicenter for much of the nation’s summer firefighting efforts. Northwest fire officials were tracking more than 17 large fires in Oregon and Washington as of last Satur­day.
Wildfires have torched close to 950,000 acres in Washing­ton and Oregon.
Fourteen large fires are burning in Oregon, where more than 555,000 acres are ablaze. Washington has seven large fires with acreage involved approaching 400,000 as of this writing.

VIDEO: Washington Wildfires

July 24, 2014

VIDEO: Worst Wildfire in Washington History

Recreation programs ‘roll on’

July 24, 2014

Fun on the lake

Just like the song made famous by legendary folk singer Woody Guthrie, Roll On Columbia, the summer programs at Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area are on a roll.
The Saturday's at 11 a.m. programs at the Kettle Falls Information Center continue to offer an educational and fun way to explore a variety of fascinating topics.
On July 12, local historian Dwight Morgan donned his authentic Canadian Voyageur garb and shared tales about the rough and tumble lives of these hearty explorers who once lived at the nearby Hudson Bay trading post at Fort Colvile.

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