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Family safety meeting provides free child I.D. kits

July 30, 2015

A free family safety meeting has been scheduled for Friday, July 31 at 6:30 pm in the Stevens County Sheriff’s Ambulance building.
Directed to families with young children and teens, the presentation will provide awareness information about protecting children The workshop will be led by Dr. Greg Romine and will cover what to do if your child goes missing, is abducted, and will also address Dr. Romine’s experience helping children that are victims of sex trafficking.

Woodland Theatre celebrates 75th anniversary with movie night

July 28, 2015

On July 17, 1940, the newly constructed Woods Movie Theater opened its doors in Kettle Falls with a showing of “Turnabout” starring Adolphe Menjou and Carol Landis. On August 7, 2015 Woodland Theater Productions will celebrate the 75th anniversary of their theater building with a double feature of 1940’s movies. Colville Community College’s Rendezvous Theater will be hosting the event, since Woodlands Theatre is currently undergoing stage reconstruction.

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.

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