June 8th, 2011
Louise Marie Paine, a longtime resident of the Northport area, passed away on May 12, 2011 in Colville at the age of 81. Louise was born on June 11, 1929 in Colville, the daughter of John and Mary (Chopot) Beusan.
She attended school at the â€śOld Marcusâ€ť School House and then completed her education as a 1947 graduate of Northport High School. She then worked for Dr. Hardwick in Colville before moving to Western Washington. While in Western Washington, Louise worked as a civilian clerk at the Whidbey Naval Station. Louise eventually returned to Northport to care for her mother.
The family of Ashley Crawford would like all family and friends to share in a celebration of her life by inviting you to a â€śpotluckâ€ť get-together at Colville City Park on June 11 from noon to 6 p.m. in The Gilbert Shelter area of the park. Ashley had left to be with her lord on Jan. 19, 2011, and will be missed greatly by all who had contact with her. This will be a time to share and remember times and events in her life. Feel free to bring pictures, share a story and view the memory boards of her life.
In August of 2008, Scott Batten, sick and emaciated, was homeless on the streets of Spokane. Batten was a veteran, an alcoholic in the last stages, and in need of help.
Batten had abused alcohol since the age of 10; he was addicted to alcohol for over 40 years. If he tried to detox, he would experience severe withdrawals lasting over nine days.
With a fascinating history (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cupcake) and a role in the war against terrorism (http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2011/06/03/136921564/reports-british...) it would be remiss of the Statesman-Examiner not to offer cupcakes, along with a variety of other pastries, during our bake sale fundraiser Tuesday, June 14 and Wednesday, June 15 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fear not, rodeo fans. The Colville Pro-West Rodeo is scheduled for its usual Father's Day weekend in June. Because of trepidation over the recent Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1) outbreak in Washington State, the Colville Panorama Rodeo Board met June 2 to decide whether or not to proceed with the annual event.
According to Panorama President Dave Baskins, the rodeo will go ahead as planned.
*See the complete story in the 6-8-2011 edition of the S-E.
The Kettle Falls Municipal Swimming Pool will open for the season on June 15 at 1 p.m. Operating hours will be Monday through Friday from 1 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.; Saturday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., and closed on Sunday. Swim lesson sign-up will be Monday, June 13 from 7:30 a.m. to noon; Tuesday, June 14 from 8 a.m. to noon, and from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the pool. Lap swims are scheduled on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Water aerobicsâ€™ classes will be conducted on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 5:45 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Colville Farmerâ€™s Market is open from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. every Wednesday thru October. They are located at the corner of Third and Oak every Wednesday. The new item for the market is naturally raised local pork. For more information contact Dezarae Smith, Assistant Manager, at 509-732-6619 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Colville Junior High Warriors held a pop tab collection competition as part of a school wide recycling program. The 7th grade class and the 8th grade class collected pop tabs for six weeks to see which class could collect the most. Their efforts will benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities which offers families with hospitalized children a place to stay that is free of charge and close to the hospital.
*For the complete story, see the 6-8-2011 edition of the S-E.
Kettle Falls High, making its first State softball tournament appearance since 2007, finÂ¬ished with a 1-2 record at last Friday and Saturdayâ€™s Class 2B Tournament at Gateway Sports Complex in Yakima.
The Lady Bulldogs (20-4) outscored LaConner 13-10 in their Friday morning opener before falling 10-0 (five innings) to Mossyrock on Friday eveÂ¬ning.
In a loser-out game Saturday morning, Kettle Falls dropped a tough 7-6 decision to Toutle Lake.
Mabel Victoria Sampson Zaffke, 89, passed away on March 6, 2011 at the age of 89 in Chewelah.
Mabel was born Dec 17, 1922 in Kent to Charles Linn and Carolina Sampson. The parents had five children all now deÂ¬ceased. She grew up in Richmond, California and graduated from Richmond Union High School in 1940.
During WWII, she worked as a stockroom supervisor. After the war, Mabel moved to San Francisco where she met Daniel Zaffke. She and Daniel were married on June 3, 1948. They moved to Danielâ€™s farm in Colorado, and Kathrin was born to them in 1949.