Traffic is once again zipping along U.S. 395 between Colville and Kettle Falls now that water from Mill Creek is no longer spilling onto the roadway. Other roads remain off-limit because of the damaged acquired from heavy rain and snow melt, forcing travelers on detours.
The Colville High School Greenhouse will be holding plant sales at their Open House May 11 starting at 7:30 a.m. “The Colville High School Career and Technical Education Greenhouse class has been hard at work,” noted Ivy Nelson, CHS Ag teachers.
Saturday April 22 marked the 25th Anniversary of the Panhandlers coming to Kettle Falls. “Every year this amazing group rides to our city to support the Kettle Falls Food Bank,” said Tina Rubio, the Director of the Kettle Falls Community Chest.
These photos depict the aftermath of the second mudslide to occur on Monumental Mountain (west of Colville) this year. The first mudslide occurred higher up Monumental Mountain Road. This recent mudslide is on Fay Hill, on the Gold Creek Loop Road.