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June 23rd, 2015

VIDEO: 'Frozen' Softball Team Will Melt Your Heart

June 23, 2015

The Freeze, an Oklahoma softball team composed of 4 and 5-year-olds, is gaining national attention for playing ball in their Elsa gowns.

June 17th

Halfway house comes to Colville

June 17, 2015

A new halfway house for men recovering from drug and alcohol addiction is opening its doors in Colville. Located across from Providence Mount Carmel Hospital on Columbia Street, the house was purchased by Barry and Shelley Bacon. The couple is renting the house to Oxford House, Inc.

"There's nothing like it that I know of in the Tri-County area," said Dr. Barry Bacon, who volunteers to work with drug addicts in the Stevens County jail. "It's a chance to try and help people and save the taxpayers' money."

June 5th

VIDEO: 16 Donuts To Die For

June 5, 2015

You'll be dying to try these 16 different kinds of delicious donuts!

June 2nd

Homeless in Colville

June 2, 2015

Last winter’s relative heat wave was a blessing for Romlyn Conn, 63, a homeless resident of Colville. Conn is easy to spot: her ducks faithfully waddle alongside her and her well-behaved dog, Harvey. She fondly regards her little family as her “traveling petting zoo.” Conn figures she walks around six miles a day, passing the time until she finds a spot to spend the night. After 33 years with her former roommate, it was a decidedly unfriendly parting that launched Conn on her current path of being homeless.

May 28th

Kettle Falls Police searching for robbery suspect

May 28, 2015

Law enforcement is searching for the suspect who robbed a Kettle Falls coffee stand on Tuesday, May 26. According to Kettle Falls Police Chief Chris Courchene, the robbery occurred at approximately 2:09 p.m. when a male dressed all in black and wearing a ski mask with a skull face entered Ms. B's Haven at Hwy. 395 320 E. Third, and demanded money from the till. The employee that was on shift told police the suspect was skinny with brown eyes and brandished a double-sided dagger with a dark handle.

May 26th

Registered sex offender arrested for attempted kidnapping

May 26, 2015

COLVILLE—A Level 3 registered sex offender living in the Colville area was arrested in Whitman County after he allegedly attempted to kidnap an employee of the Jamin Java coffee shop in Colville. Arrested in Whitman County and transported to Stevens County Jail was Jason R. Foster, 41. He was booked into Stevens County Jail on charges of Assault 2nd and Kidnapping 1st, according to Colville Police Chief Bob Meshishnek. Chief Meshishnek said Colville officers responded to 898 S.

May 21st

VIDEO: David Letterman Says Goodbye to the "Late Show"

May 21, 2015

Letterman has a star-studded finale

May 15th

Microwave Hacks To Make Your Life Easier

May 15, 2015

VIDEO: 6 Microwave Hacks To Make Your Life Easier

May 13th

Working with the sun: Colville church goes solar

May 13, 2015

If it were financially feasible to convert an older building, particularly a church, into a more energy efficient establishment, would you do it?
For the board of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Colville, the answer was a no-brainer.
“Our treasurer looked at the numbers and basically said, ‘Why wouldn’t we do this?’” says Pastor Eric Ohrtman of the church’s solar panel installation project.
The project, which started as just an idea last October, is now a reality, with two rows of 14 280-watt solar panels lining the roof of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church on Dominion Avenue.

May 12th

Ex-Colville cop’s child rape trial ends in deadlock

May 12, 2015

The trial of a former Colville police officer accused of child rape ended in a deadlock on May 7.
Jurors in a Chelan County courtroom could not agree whether the allegations levied against Scott Arms, 44, were enough to convict him of Rape of a Child in the First Degree.
According to superior court records, there were no witnesses or DNA evidence to the supposed crime that took place on Jan. 19, 2014 in the girl’s home in Wenatchee.

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