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November 7th, 2014

Richard “Dick” Eugene Murphy

November 7, 2014

Richard “Dick” Eugene Murphy, a long time resident of the Colville area, passed away on October 29, 2014. Dick was born on August 29, 1928 in San Jose, CA, the son of George and Kathryn (Branch) Murphy.
Dick was raised and attended school in San Jose. After receiving his Bachelor’s Degree from San Jose State College, he joined the United States Air Force and served his country for four years. On June 19, 1954 Dick married Donna Joanne Van Horn. He worked for General Petroleum for two years, and then worked as a Housing Administrator for his alma mater, San Jose State College.

Steven McKenzie

November 7, 2014

Steven Hugh McKenzie, 49 of Metaline passed away at home Oct. 27, 2014 surrounded by family that loved him.
Steven was born at Mt Linton Hospital in Metaline Falls to Karl and Yvonne (Zimmerman) McKenzie on Nov. 23, 1964.
Since the 70’s, Steven was at almost every Selkirk High School sporting event and was the manager/assistant coach for nearly all Selkirk sports teams. He was passionate about all sports and managed the basketball teams for 28 years.

Joseph Samuel Black

November 7, 2014

Joseph Samuel Black passed away on October 29, 2014 in Colville. He was born the son of Edward and Gladys (Nagle) Black on May 2, 1941 in Deer Lodge, MT.
Gladys and stepfather George Black, raised Joe in the Butte, MT area where he attended school. After graduating from high school, Joe was employed at several mines in the Butte area, including the Berkeley Pit. He also worked for Harkins Dept. store and was a well-known sewing machine salesman and repairman.

Ira Boggess

November 7, 2014

Ira “Ike” Boggess, 92, of Lynnwood, , passed away on Oct. 18, 2014.
He was born Oct. 28, 1921 in Colville, the son of the late George and Carrie Boggess. He was the second youngest of eight siblings, including three brothers and four sisters. He left home at 18, joined the Navy and served in both the European and Pacific Theatres during World War II. He took part in the D-day Invasion at Normandy in 1944.

Everett Grimm

November 7, 2014

Everett Edward Grimm, 100-years-old of Addy, passed away Oct. 29, 2014. The son of Clara E. (Couch) and Harry Alvin Grimm, he was born October 25,1914 in Fairfield, ID.
Everett’s family left Fairfield, ID in 1920 and moved to Richland, WA. At age 12 he started to play his guitar at dances with his parents. Everett attended Grade School and High School in Richland. He enjoyed swimming, and ice skating.

November 5th

Colville dominates NEA All-League selections

November 5, 2014

Cornwell, ‘Carp’ Coaches of the Year for Indians

Colville High (9-0) dominated this year’s Northeast A League All-League selections that were announced on Monday.
The second-ranked Indians, who drew a first round bye this week and won’t know their first state playoff opponent until likely at least Nov. 8 or 9, got considerable respect from fellow NEA coaches during the selection process.
As they should have.

Post-season time for Colville High volleyball

November 5, 2014

Indians face
Chewelah or DP

Colville High split a pair of Northeast A League volleyball match-ups to end the regular season last week. The Indians (9-5), the league’s third seed to this week’s District 7 1A Tournament at Lakeside and Freeman, eased past visiting Deer Park, 25-9, 25-23, 26-24, back on Oct. 28 before losing on the home court last Thursday to NEA co-champion Lakeside, 25-10, 25-16, 28-26.

Colville wins NEA title with rout of Lakeside

November 5, 2014

Indians idle
until next week

Colville High (9-0), mostly untested to date this fall, clinched the outright Northeast A League football championship last Friday night by bull-rushing outclassed Lakeside, 46-14.
The Indians were led by NEA Offensive MVP, Colton Vining. The 5-7, 175-pound senior rushed for a career high 257 yards (27 carries) and scored four touchdowns.
The Indians dominated up front from the outset and managed to rush for a season high 438 yards. The previous high was 379 yards on the ground against Medical Lake.


November 4th

Our Artists: The creations of Chris Bolduc

November 4, 2014

Tell us a bit about yourself.
My name is Chris Bolduc, originally from Virginia. I went to college at Virginia Commonwealth University, graduated with a Bachelors of Fine Art in Sculpture and Painting. My partner and I were looking for a different way to live and moved to Washington to find it. We ended up in Stevens County after discovering a property that was ideal for raising and keeping horses. My partner is a horse trainer/seller.

Apart from creating things, what do you do?

October 30th

KFHS Robotics Team holds fundraiser Nov. 5

October 30, 2014

The Kettle Falls High School Robotics, otherwise known as the Canine Crusaders, are “off to a great start,” states Canine Crusaders Coach Naomi Edwards.
Referring to last year’s season, Nic Lehman states that, “last year, as a rookie team, we did very well. We came up just shy of worlds [World Robotics Competition].”
Lehman believes he speaks for the team when he expresses how much he wants to get into competition and prove the Canine Crusaders are a force to be reckoned with, and hopefully make it to the World Robotics Competition this upcoming year.

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