January 16th, 2014
Ray was born Jan. 14, 1927 in Battleground to Marion and Clara Liebman. He passed away Jan. 2, 2014 in Walla Walla at the age of 86.
Ray was a proud veteran of WWII, serving in the Navy both in the Pacific and Atlantic conflicts as a shipâs electrician.
After the war, he moved to the Northport area and met his wife Joanne. They married in 1947. He worked many years in the zinc and lead mines, logged and farmed near the home he built at Black Canyon.
Milton Harvey Powers (Milt), a 24-year resident of Colville and Kettle Falls, passed away on Jan. 1, 2014 in Spokane at the age of 88. Milt was born on August 24, 1925 in Burbank, CA, the son of William Fred and Margaret Sarah (Rilling) Powers.
Helen M. Fredrickson, a lifetime resident of the NorthÂport and Colville area, passed away peacefully Jan. 11, 2014 in Colville at the age of 89. She was born at the family home on Deep Creek on June 4, 1924 to Charles and Mary (Nurro) Maki, immigrants from Finland.
Deer Park next
It was another good week for Colville High wrestling.
The Indians turned in a rare shutout in last Wednesdayâs Great Northern League wrestling dual with visiting Pullman. CHS recorded seven pins and picked up five forfeits in an 83-0 shellacking of the hapless âHounds.
The quickest pin of the night: Austin Donoghâs donât blink 13 second pin at 126 pounds.
Riverside, L-side on tap this week
Kettle Falls (5-6, 0-4) dropped a pair of Northeast A League boyâs basketball games last week at home. Back on Jan. 7 at Kettle Falls Middle School, Newport built an early 22-11 lead and made it stand up for a 70-62 win.
On Friday, the Bulldogs simply had no answers for Freeman (5-5, 3-1) on either side of the ball in a lopsided 77-39 loss.
In the loss to Newport (6-6, 2-3), defense tended to take a holiday, as the Grizzlies put up 22 first quarter points.
Riverside, L-side up next for KF
It was a rough week for Kettle Falls High (6-5, 1-3) in Northeast A League girlâs basketball.
The Lady Bulldogs fell behind 17-5 after the first quarter back on Jan. 7 against Newport. It didnât get much better the rest of the way and KFHS dropped a 60-39 decision to the visiting Grizzlies.
Newport, like they have done all winter long, relied on two principal scoring threatsâHolly Malsbury (29 points) and Jolie Frederick (16).
The hard-working Malsbury was 12 of 14 from the free throw line. As a team, Newport was 22 of 28 at the charity stripe.
Helgard âHelgaâ D. Perry, a 17-year resident of Colville, passed away on Dec. 30, 2013 in Chewelah at the age of 84. Helga was born on May 25, 1929 in Bad-Elster, Germany, the youngest of three children to Kurt and Gertrud (Ziemann) Netzel.
Ernest (Ernie) Elmer Anderson, age 91, passed away in Barstow on Jan. 2, 2014. He was born the son of Emil and Marie (Larsen) Anderson on March 20, 1922 in Colville.
Ernie spent most of his childhood near Boyds and along the Kettle River. While going to school, he worked with his father on their ranch, where they raised cattle and grew hay. He graduated from Marcus High School in 1941.
Carla Anne (Marlow) Keeley lost her courageous fight with breast cancer on Dec. 29, 2013 at the age of 49. Carla truly enjoyed life. She loved to cook for family and friends, spent a lot of time in the summer gardening and spent her time in the winter quilting. Carla also enjoyed spending as much time possible with her family and grandchildren. She was a kind and generous soul, and was considered as one of the most loving and giving people by all who knew her. Carla will be greatly missed by all and will forever be in our hearts.