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January 30th, 2014

Allan Buck

January 30, 2014

Allan Corrill Buck, age 64, passed away in Spokane on Jan. 14, 2014 after a courageous battle with can­cer. He was born the son of Donald G. and Arlene H. Buck on April 9, 1949 in Seattle. Allan grew up and at­tended school in Seattle, gradu­ating from Cleveland High School in 1967.

January 29th

Anti-levy vandal(s) tag Panorama Alternative

January 29, 2014

An Anti-levy vandal, or vandals, made their thoughts on the upcoming Maintenance and Operations levy for the Colville School District known when they spray painted the front of the Panorama Alternative School building Wednesday morning. The building is adjacent to the Colville School District office, located at 225 S. Hofstetter, where Colville School District Superintendent Michael Cashion and several other district employees work. The graffiti was written in black spray paint that read, "Vote no on the levy Cashion is a liar."

January 28th

Dances of Universal Peace promotes unity

January 28, 2014

Just looking at Stazya Richman and Myriah Pazereckas, one might not think the two women have much in common: Rich­man is a classically trained vo­calist who sings like a bird and Pazereckas is a counselor with an analytical mind. But one thing the two longtime friends are enthusiastic about is Dances of Universal Peace (DUP), the monthly song and dance movement that takes place in the Colville Public Li­brary.

Auto Vue Drive-In gets new screen

January 28, 2014

The efforts to keep the Auto Vue Drive-In near Colville from going the way of the dinosaur have been rewarded.
According to owner Steve Wisner, he has recently purchased a digital, 65-foot wide movie screen from the now closed Park In Drive-In at Soap Lake.
“This is really exciting, and I want to thank the lady who tipped me off about the screen,” said Wisner last Friday.

Sherman’s wild march to the frozen Super Bowl

January 28, 2014

I will be the first to admit that I am not a big NFL fan. Mostly, that’s because I work the Statesman Sunday Sabbath and don’t see many games.
But I have always been a Seattle Seahawks’ fan and I’ve been a fan of a couple of the team’s key players—quarterback Russell Wilson and cornerback Richard Sherman.
Yes, Pete and the boys have put together a juggernaut full of interesting characters.

Who needs the Dream Duals? Colville wins in Vancouver

January 28, 2014

While the schedule indicated that Colville High would be in the Dream Duals field at East Valley High School last Saturday, in reality, the Indians were competing in a much bigger and more prestigious tournament in Vancouver (Heritage High School).

Chewelah picks up a big win over Riverside

January 28, 2014

The Jenkins High girls picked up their second Northeast A League basketball win last week with a 55-37 decision over Riverside.
During a busy week, Chewelah also lost 46-36 to Kettle Falls and 59-36 to Lakeside.
The Cougars played well in stretches, but couldn’t consistently play four complete quarters. One difficult quarter decided a pair of games last week.
Chewelah opened their week with a difficult loss to Kettle Falls (9-7, 4-5).

January 27th

Hunters Rifle & Pistol Club

January 27, 2014

Hunters Rifle & Pistol Club scores for Match No. 5:
Match No. 5 (Rifle): Shawn Merrill, 392; Jim Dubell, 386; Dean Tharaldson, 386. Total: 1,164.
Match No. 5 (Pistol), team No. 1: William Campbell, 292; Shawn Merrill, 283; Vicki Stickney, 274; Scott Stickney, 273. Total: 1,122.
Team No. 2: Dean Tharaldson, 272; Larry Felton, 252; George Lippert, 250; Gale Hergesheimer, 245. Total: 1,019.
Also shooting was Becky Dubell, 230.

Spokane Golf Show is Feb. 15-16

January 27, 2014

The Spokane Golf & Travel Show, in its 16th year, will be held Saturday, Feb. 15 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, Feb. 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Spokane Convention Center.
The show is the largest consumer golf and travel show in the Spokane and Coeur d’ Alene region and features more than 100 exhibitors representing golf retailers, golf manufacturers, golf travel, PGA quick tip instruction, seminars by local PGA professionals, a Demo area, a putting contest, long drive contests and travel and golf give-a-ways and junior golf.

January 23rd

Pakootas will run for Congress

January 23, 2014

INCHELIUM—Colville Tribal leader Joe Pakootas has announced that he will make a run at Congress and the seat held by U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers. Pakootas, CEO of the Colville Tribal Federal Corporation, will run as a Democrat against McMorris Rodgers. Pakootas, 56, says his run is about jobs, economic inequality, health care and education.

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