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January 21st, 2014

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.

Milton Powers

January 16, 2014

Milton Harvey Powers (Milt), a 24-year resident of Colville and Kettle Falls, passed away on Jan. 1, 2014 in Spokane at the age of 88. Milt was born on August 24, 1925 in Burbank, CA, the son of William Fred and Margaret Sarah (Rilling) Powers.

Helen Fredrickson

January 16, 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.

Colville swamps Pullman, wins ‘Silver’ at River City

January 16, 2014

Deer Park next

It was another good week for Colville High wrestling.
The Indians turned in a rare shutout in last Wednesday’s Great Northern League wrestling dual with visiting Pullman. CHS recorded seven pins and picked up five forfeits in an 83-0 shellacking of the hapless ‘Hounds.
The quickest pin of the night: Austin Donogh’s don’t blink 13 second pin at 126 pounds.

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