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August 12th, 2013

Missing Colville girl found in Idaho

August 12, 2013

Law enforcement officers found Colville teenager Ashley Barbour Monday, Aug. 12 in Coeur d’Alene. The 14-year-old was last seen in Colville at her family's residence on July 26.
Coeur d’Alene Police found Barbour when they stopped a vehicle near 23rd and Lakeside Avenue around 3:37 p.m.

August 9th

Nunsense auditions at Woodland Theatre

August 9, 2013

Woodland Theatre Productions in Kettle Falls is holding auditions for the musical Nunsense. Nunsense is a musical comedy written by Dan Goggin in 1985. Auditions will be Saturday Aug. 24 at 10 a.m. at Woodland Theatre.
"This show masks as a hilarious variety show put on by these five nuns,” explains di¬rector George Eberth. “It’s an off Broadway favorite and you really have to be made of stone not to laugh at it.”

August 8th

Life in movies: Jim's Video still going strong

August 8, 2013

Janice Weaver spends her days surrounded by movie stars and storytellers. As the owner and operator of Jim’s Video in Kettle Falls, the community’s last independent video store, it’s not a serious stretch to imagine Weaver as a modern-day keeper of tales in a time when supposed technological convenience fre¬quently chips away at human interaction by cutting out “the middle man.”
Though Weaver’s self-perception isn’t nearly as lofty, she enjoys what she does---after all, she’s been doing it for almost 30 years.

August 6th

Kettle Falls Community Athletics gets underway

August 6, 2013

Soccer program
is first up

The Kettle Falls community has started its own fledgling youth recreation program. Privately underwritten Kettle Falls Community Athletics will get started with a youth soccer program, according to KFCA President, Chance Morris.
Morris said that the non-profit KFCA has upwards of 80 youngsters signed up for its first program—youth soccer.

The Basement Boys call it quits

August 6, 2013

Wrestling club will disband
at the end of August

The Basement Boys program started in 1985 with coaches Denny Reddinger and Monty Jones. The program was called the Hermiston Offroad Stingers.
The club wrestled all three styles and traveled throughout Washington and Oregon. In 1990, the club became the Basement Boys when Monty and Shelley Jones started traveling with their son, Dustin, Sean Riley and many others.
This was the driving force to keep the club alive at the time.

Fall sports practice sessions start soon

August 6, 2013

Another sign that summer is almost over is the start of fall sports practices at area high schools.
The first day of fall sports practice sessions for cross-country, volleyball and girl’s soccer is Monday, August 26.
Prep football practice sessions get a jump-start and will get underway one week earlier—on Monday, August 21.
Student/athletes are reminded that current physicals and all paperwork are due the first day of practice.

August 5th

Ideas to save the Auto-Vue

August 5, 2013

After Auto-Vue Drive In Theatre’s owner Steve Wisner made the announcement last year that he would close the over 60-year-old outdoor theatre at the end of this summer, community members and customers from near and far. Voiced their opposition.

August 2nd

Rosalie MacCary

August 2, 2013

Rosalie Agnes (Thorson Jenne) MacCary was born on Feb. 4, 1934 in Wenatchee, to Earl and Helen Marie (Jensen) Thorson. She passed away peacefully on July 17, 2013 in Spokane.
She touched the lives of many people in her work to provide services to the disabled, the blind and senior citizens, but her reach was so much more. She remembered everyone she met, and neighbors and acquaintances often became good friends.

Don Callan

August 2, 2013

L. Donohue (Don) Callan passed peacefully at his home in Selah on July 19, 2013.
Don was born in Northport in 1927 to Tom and Myrtle Callan. He grew up on the ranch on Kelly Hill and was a true cowboy. He loved his horses and dogs.
Don enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corp. in 1945 and served with honor in Hawaii, Okinawa and North China. Don loved this country and proudly flew his flag. He truly believed that we live in the greatest country in the world.
Don had many interests and loved adventure.

David Dixon

August 2, 2013

David B. Dixon ("THAT'S ALL FOLKS!") was born May 25, 1953 in Colville. He left us on July 15, 2013, at the beautiful Coeur d'Alene River in Kingston, Idaho.
David grew up in Colville and graduated from Colville High School in 1971. He was the "most skilled" finish carpenter around and worked for many general contractors around the area, as well as his own businesses. David was an outdoorsman to the max. He very much enjoyed camping, hiking and taking his snowmobile out--just being outdoors in general was a great pleasure to him.

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