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January 5th

Now coming to a theater near you: Beer and wine

January 5, 2015

Now at a local movie theater near you: beer and wine.
A bill approved by the Washington State House of Representatives in 2013 made it legal for movie theaters to sell wine and beer to patrons 21 and over. It also allows small venues that serve food to sell hard alcohol.
The Alpine Theater in Colville filed their application to serve beer and wine with the Washington State Liquor Control Board last September. The Colville business was approved in October 2014 and began selling alcohol about three weeks ago, according to owner Steve Wisner.

Pro Football Playoff Round Up

January 5, 2015

Carolina (8-8-1) 27 vs
Arizona (11-6) 16

January 2nd

Movies to look forward to in 2015

January 2, 2015

First baby of the New Year arrives

January 2, 2015

Bowen Asher David Schumacher was born 6:33 a.m. January 1, 2015 at Providence Mount Carmel Hospital, making him the Statesman-Examiner’s First Baby of the Year. His parents are Lacey and Colton Schumacher of Ferry County. At birth he was 8 lbs., 6 ounces and 20.5 inches long. Bowen joins an older brother, Aidan, who is three-years-old. Bowen and his parents received a plethora of gifts in a red flyer wagon from Providence Mount Carmel, as well as a bag of goodies and gift certificates from local businesses.

December 31st, 2014

Colville Mayor Deborah Rarrick passes

December 31, 2014

Deborah Colleen Rarrick, a 20-year resident of Colville, passed away on Dec. 26, 2014 in Spokane at the age of 45. Deb was born on May 20, 1969 in Tigard, Oregon, the daughter of Terry and Gail (Robinson) Swagerty.
Deb attended grade school in Kettle Falls, and later moved with her family to Nebraska, where she graduated from Papillion-LaVista High School in 1987.

Janice Estelle

December 31, 2014

Janice Starr Estelle passed away peacefully on Dec. 20, 2014. She was born on Jan.4, 1934 to Richard and Starr (Arvasen) Snyder in Santa Monica, CA.

Richard Page

December 31, 2014

Richard LaVerne Page of Addy is home for Christmas, having passed into the presence of his loving Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Dec. 19, 2014 from Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center.
Richard was born on Oct. 7, 1931 in Yorba Linda, CA, to LaVerne and Mary (Cox) Page. After graduating from high school, he joined and honorably served in the United States Navy from 1950 to 1954.
For most of his life, Richard owned and operated his own business that specialized in golf course construction. He worked alongside such golfing legends as Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer.

December 30th

Building named after fallen Colville Green Beret

December 30, 2014

Considering he was a medic, Sergeant First Class Wyatt Goldsmith probably wouldn’t mind having a medical building named after him. Not that he would personally seek or demand the honor, but it seems an appropriate dedication to a man who made the consideration of other’s well-being one of the top priorities in his all too short life.
Goldsmith, a member of the United States Army’s Special Forces, was killed while serving as a combat medic in the Helmund Province of Afghanistan with Company A, 3rd Batallion Special Forces ODA 1314 in July 2011.
He was 28-years-old.

December 23rd

VIDEO: Seattle Seahawks Best Defense Ever?

December 23, 2014

Seattle Seahawks Best Defense Ever?
Michael Bennett says the Seattle Seahawks defense is the best defense ever when they're playing their best. Do Alex Brown and Chris Martin or the 120 Football Fix agree with this?

Chewelah girls on the rebound

December 23, 2014

Cougars down
ML, Colville

The Jenkins High girls’ basketball team has apparently shaken off a slow December start and has crated some momentum heading into the holidays and 2015.
Chewelah picked up a pair of Northeast A League wins last week over Medical Lake and Colville.
Head coach Tom Skok was happy with the two-win week; he traces the change in the Cougars’ play to a play late in the first quarter against Medical Lake last week.

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