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April 9th, 2015
Have a dog, want a dog, or just like animals in general? The Colville Valley Animal Sanctuary is holding its 3rd annual Walk 'n' Wag 5k run/walkathon Saturday, April, 11 at 10 a.m. in Yep Kanum Park in Colville. There will be prizes, raffles, pet-themed contests, a BBQ, and refreshments. The first 50 participants to raise $50 in pledges will receive a CVAS t-shirt. Pets are welcome, but please have them on a leash (you do not need a dog to participate). All funds raised will go toward CVAS.
For more information and to register, call 509-684-1475.
The Chewelah Lions Club is looking to rekindle a Lions Club in Colville after it closed several years ago due to lack of membership.
The next organizational / informational meeting April 9, Thursday
at Maverick's in Colville from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m.
Please feel free to invite friends, family, neighbors, or other business acquaintance who might be interested in joining.
Lions Club International allows volunteers to serve their community and their world in a variety of ways, and caters that volunteerism to individual lifestyles.
An Airbus with 150 people onboard crashed in the southern French Alps on Tuesday, officials said. The A320, operated by Lufthansaâ€™s budget airline Germanwings, was flying from Barcelona to Dusseldorf and went down in the Digne region of the Alps-De-Haute Province, according to Reuters. There were 144 passengers, two pilots and four crew members, Germanwings said. "We are sorry to confirm that flight 4U9525 is an accident," the airline said on Twitter.
It's time once again for the Statesman-Examiner's annual photography contest. The S-E is looking for photos of the Panorama Land area (Stevens, Ferry, and Pend Orielle Counties). Area events, wildlife, landscapes, landmarks, or other Panorama Land photographs you would like to share are all eligible. Grand Prize is $100 cash, First Place is $75, Second Place is $50 and Third Place is $25. Photo winners will be published in the Statesman-Examiner.
The City of Colville currently has vacancies on the following boards, commissions and committees.
Airport Advisory Board (2 openings)
Assists in basic airport planning, operates and maintains the municipal airport, assists in completing written applications for potential funding sources for repairs, improvements or purchase of equipment involving the municipal airport. Consists of nine members that serve a three year term.
Animal Control Advisory Committee (4 vacancies)
In what defense lawyers are hailing as a partial triumph, the three remaining members of the Kettle Falls Five were acquitted of four other charges in a marijuana case that has captivated the nation.
Rhonda Lee Firestack-Harvey, her son Roland Gregg and his wife, Michelle, were found guilty last Tuesday evening in Spokane Federal Court of growing between 50 and 100 marijuana plants on their 33-acre property northeast of Kettle Falls.
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Fire Chief Mike Bucy is sounding an alarm for residents of Stevens County Fire District 1.
Residents in Stevens County and Spokane are coming together to take on a formidable, unrelenting foe: Lou Gehrigâ€™s Disease, or ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis).
The ALS Service Organization, a local group of ALS patients, family members and volunteers, will host the second annual Monte Carlo Night fundraiser Friday, March 20 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Ferguson Bath and Kitchen Gallery, 2304 N. Dollar Road in Spokane Valley. Tickets are $50 a piece.