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Rendezvous Days return to Yep Kanum

July 27, 2015

Colville Rendezvous Days returns to Yep Kanum Park this weekend, July 31-Aug. 2.
The cornerstone event of one of Colville’s busiest weekends of the year is the annual Rendezvous celebration.
“We have a great line-up in terms of entertainment and activities,” says encampment manager Laurie Engell. “We’re excited for this year’s event.”

Kettle North Complex fire continues

July 23, 2015

The Kettle North Complex was taken today at 6 a.m., by the New Mexico Type 3 Incident Management Team. Previously, it was being managed by the Three Rivers Ranger District. The Kettle North Complex is made up by 6 fires. Four of the six fires are either contained or out. The Profanity Peak Fire will have approximately 50 firefighters on it today, which will help with the containment of this fire. Firefighters made progress on this fire yesterday.

Two boys killed in Colville fire

July 17, 2015

On 07-17-15 at 01:42 a.m. the Colville Fire Department was called to a structure fire at 471 N. Cedar. The structure was a two story apartment building with a single apartment on each floor. Two engine companies and a ladder company responded. Upon arrival, crews observed heavy fire on the east end of the second floor, with fire extending throughout the upper floor and into the lower apartment.

The fire had already progressed to a stage that firefighters were unable to make immediate entry and began an exterior attack, cooling and extinguishing the fire until entry could be made.

Explosion at Newport Business

July 16, 2015

On Tuesday, July 14, at approximately 8:53 p.m. the Pend Oreille County Sheriff 911 Dispatch Center received several 911 calls reporting a large explosion at the Zodiac Aerospace facility located at 501 North Newport Ave. in Newport.

Suspect in Safeway robbery arrested

July 14, 2015

Colville police have arrested the suspect accused of robbing the Colville Safeway pharmacy Monday, July 13.
At approximately 1 a.m. Tuesday morning the Colville Police Department (CPD) with assistance from the Stevens County Sheriff's Office and Kettle Falls Police (KFP) arrested 22-year-old Joshua C. Means of Kettle Falls on charges of Robbery in the 1st degree.

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