November 18th, 2014
Mary Elizabeth Rhodes Gallinger, passed away peaceÂfully on Nov. 10, 2014 at Buena Vista Nursing home in Colville at the age of 91. She was born on Jan. 12, 1923 to Louis and Edna Garton Rhodes, in Coulee City.
She graduated from Coulee City High School and atÂtended Business School in Everett. On her return to Coulee City area, she went to work at Grand Coulee Dam as one of the first feÂmale timekeepers.
David Earl Wyatt was born April 4, 1935 to Carl and Mae Wyatt. He passed away on Nov. 7, 2014.
Survivors include one son, David W. Wyatt.
He was born in Bend, OR, and was preceded in death by his five brothers, Carl, Oscar, Robert, Phillip and James.
He is survived by his sister, Alice Balderston, and by many nieces and nephews that loved him.
He lived in Colville for many years. He will be very much missed by family and friends.
Election to be
certified Nov. 25
As results for the Nov. 4 GenÂeral Election rolled in last week, it became clear that incumbents could breathe a sigh of relief, if they worked up a sweat at all about keeping their respective elected seats. Though some races were close, the majority of Stevens Count voters tended to go with whom they knew.
Of the 28,573 ballots that were sent out to registered votÂers by the Stevens County DeÂpartment of Elections, 10,287 had been counted as of last FriÂday morning.
The City of Colville is looking at possibly moving the Colville Police Department to a different location. In this case, the former United States Border Patrol office at 209 E Juniper Ave., adjacent to the Spokane Community Colleges Colville Center and behind South Main Restaurant.
According to Interim Mayor Pro-Tempore Lou Janke, nothing is official yet. Rural Resources Community Action is first in line to potentially convert the building into a menâ€™s shelter, if it meets their needs.
Jackie Edward Parker was born May 22, 1928 on a family farm near Spangle to Noel and Helen Parker. When Jack was three-years-old, he moved to Spokane with his mom and dad. He attended Lewis & Clark High School in Spokane.
Jack entered military service in 1945. He was stationed in Germany at the end of WWII and then stationed in Texas. He returned to Spokane for a short time and while home, he met his wife, Myrtle Moline, on a fishing trip with friends at Deer Lake. Jack and Myrtle enjoyed service life and traveled to faraway places like England and Puerto Rico.
Anita Louise Nicholas, 63, longtime Warden resident, passed away Oct. 31, 2014 at home surrounded by her loving family.Â Â Inurnment will be at Guarding Angels Cemetery, Moses Lake.Â Â Â Please sign the online guestbook or leave a note for the family atÂ Â www.kayserschapel.comÂ Â Â Â Arrangements are in care of Kayserâ€™s Chapel and Crematory, Moses Lake.
William Richard â€śDickâ€ť Philpott passed away peacefully in his sleep on Nov. 12 in Bellevue. Dick lived with Alzheimerâ€™s disease for 14 years and was 89-years-old.
Roger Wayne Americk, a life-long resident of Colville, passed away on Nov. 9, 2014 in Spokane. He was born in Colville on Feb. 6, 1939, the son of Paul and Rosa (Streit) Americk.
Roger attended and graduated from Colville High School as a 12- year senior. In high school, Roger was a member of the Colville High School basketball team, and was active in many other sports activities.
In honor of Veterans Day, there will be a community event on Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. in front of the Stevens County Courthouse. There will be a color guard, flag folding ceremony, and speeches in honor of veterans. The public is invited to attend.