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Junk Drunk starts Saturday

April 8, 2014

*Note: The wrong day was listed in this week's newspaper for the annual Junk Drunk. The correct days are Saturday, April 12 and Sunday, April 13.

For those who are into taking something old and making it new again, or who just appreciate the creative aesthetic, the third annual Junk Drunk returns to the Stevens County Ag. Trade Center Saturday, April 12 and Sunday, April 13.

Bicyclist injured on Cedar Street

April 2, 2014

A nine-year-old Colville girl was injured Tuesday, April 1 around 5 p.m. when the bicycle she was riding collided with a pick-up truck, according to Colville Police. The unidentified girl, who was wearing a helmet, was riding her bicycle southbound on Cedar St. when it collided with a pick-up truck at the Cedar Street intersection with Third Avenue.

Local man advocates for youth internships in film

March 31, 2014

At first acquaintance, James “Whispering Raven” Nelson seems a quiet, unassuming man, not someone a person would associate with a major Hollywood picture.
But that’s exactly what the Kettle Falls resident is involved with, serving as spiritual advisor for the up¬coming independent film Windcatcher: The Story of Sacajawea.

Officer identified in shooting

March 26, 2014

Last Tuesday at about 6:10 p.m., a Stevens County Detective responded to 2461 Scott Rd, in Rice on a disturbance call. 

According to reports, when the detective, identified as Dwayne Johnson, arrived at the Scott Road address, an adult male suspect immediately opened fire with a shotgun as the detective exited his vehicle. The detective was hit in the hand and ear, but was able to return fire.
Johnson returned fire and killed the man.

Council recognizes April as Child Abuse Awareness month

March 20, 2014

The Colville City Council voted unanimously at last Tuesday’s council meeting to raise a flag out¬side City Hall in recognition of April being Child Abuse Aware¬ness month.
The request and flag was brought to council by long-time social worker and children’s rights advocate, Becky Barry.
Barry explained that the red flag with images of children on it represents the one in every six children in the United States that is killed because of child abuse.

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