As we were sifting through this week's files - we found some more Santa Letters. We apologize for leaving them out in this week's special section, but they are included in the web version in the Special Sections and will be in next week's (12/28) paper!
Santa Claus flew into the Colville Municipal Airport on a frigid Saturday morning and after visiting with cold, but excited youngsters along the tarmac, headed via Colville Fire Department escort to the Colville Elks Lodge at Dominion Meadows Golf Course.
Festive celebrations, flickering lights and winter greens are hallmarks of the holiday season, but they also present fire risks that can quickly turn this celebratory time of year into a devastating one.
Concern and alarm was Colville family physician Dr. Barry Bacon’s immediate reaction: a patient said after January 1 there would be only one individual health insurance policy for private insurers in Stevens County. And it would require a 50 percent co-pay.
Dr. Josh Korzenik, the Director of the Crohn’s and Colitis Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, one of the leading IBD researchers in the nation, and his team have begun their second study of the health cluster of ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s Disease diagnosed in Northport residents.