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January 27th, 2014

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.

January 22nd

Eric Harris found guilty

January 22, 2014

A jury has convicted Colville-area resident Eric Harris of second-degree murder in the shooting death of his younger brother, Larch Harris, last summer.
Eric Harris was arrested shortly after the June 23 shooting that took place at his home in the 400 block of Haller Creek Road, southwest of Colville.
The brothers were arguing over a saddle before the shooting occurred, according to Stevens County Prosecuting Attorney Tim Rasmussen, who prosecuted the case with Deputy Stevens County Prosecuting Attorney, Matt Enzler.

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January 21st

Skiing: A way of life

January 21, 2014

When you think of skiing ,does it usually involve cutting down a spruce, covering the bottom of it with horsehide, then chasing down elk with ropes and spears?
Probably not.
But for the Toha and Kazakh people that live in the Altai Mountains of Northwest China, this is just another winter day, says Nils Larsen, a ski instructor from Curlew who visited the Colville Rotary Club last Wednesday.

January 17th

Ray Liebman

January 17, 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 WW II, serving in the Navy both in the Pacific and Atlantic conflicts as a ship’s 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.

Helen Fredrickson

January 17, 2014

Helen M. Fredrickson, a lifetime resident of the Northport 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.

Carolyn Beth Gallagher

January 17, 2014

Carolyn Beth Gallagher entered her Heavenly Father’s rest with the hope of resurrection on Jan. 10. At the age of 49, God brought Carolyn home after her courageous and faithful battle with cancer.
She was an 18-year resident of Kettle Falls. Born in West Covina, CA. on June 23, 1964 to Samuel and Beverly Nichols, she grew up in California until age 15 when she moved to Spokane. It was there that she later met her husband, Timothy Alan Gallagher. They were married Sept. 10, 1983.

Robert Weilep

January 17, 2014

Robert A. Weilep (Bob) passed away Saturday, Dec.21 2013. Bob was born on Dec. 1, 1934 to Robert L. and Margert (Ross) Weilep. He was a life-long resident of Stevens County.

January 16th

Carolyn Beth Gallagher

January 16, 2014

Carolyn Beth Gallagher entered her Heavenly Father’s rest with the hope of resurrection on Jan. 10, 2014. At the age of 49, God brought Carolyn home after her courageous and faithful battle with cancer.
She was an 18-year resident of Kettle Falls. Born in West Covina, CA. on June 23, 1964 to Samuel and Beverly Nichols, she grew up in California until age 15 when she moved to Spokane. It was there that she later met her husband, Timothy Alan Gallagher. They were married Sept. 10, 1983.

Ray Liebman

January 16, 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 ship’s 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.

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