Stories tagged: Chattaroy
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 4:38 p.m.
Newport Highway icon Delbert Hodgson retires
Everyone knows Delbert Hodgson. The Riverside Service owner and operator, who sold the station and the Ram Drive In and retired at the end of August, has been greeting Newport …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 9:46 p.m.
Chattaroy man impaled by tree branch sues Spokane County
A Chattaroy man who was impaled by a fallen tree branch while driving in an intense windstorm in 2014 now is suing Spokane County, claiming county workers allowed the tree …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 2:50 p.m.
Oregon woman who regularly visits Spokane County arrested for having 44 images of child pornography on her tablet
A woman who lives in Oregon but spends weeks at a time in northern Spokane County was arrested and charged with multiple counts of possession of child pornography.
Wed., Aug. 19, 2015
Mother, young daughter die in RV fire near Elk
A 37-year-old woman and her young daughter died in a motor home fire early Tuesday in north Spokane County. A dog, caged outside the home and unable to flee, also …
Fri., July 17, 2015, 12:20 p.m.
Chattaroy woman suspected of murdering 5-year-old nephew
A Chattaroy woman accused of beating her 5-year-old nephew to death in April was arrested Thursday on a second-degree murder charge.
UPDATED: Thu., June 25, 2015, 5:41 p.m.
Colbert woman dies in Highway 2 crash
A Colbert woman died Thursday in a two-car crash at Highway 2 and Elk Chattaroy Road north of Spokane, according to the Washington State Patrol.
Mon., July 22, 2013, 12:09 p.m.
Chattaroy woman dies after mobile home explosion
The female victim in last week’s mobile home explosion in Chattaroy died Sunday.
Fri., July 19, 2013
Official: Chattaroy fire suspicious
CHATTAROY – Neighbors of two people severely burned in a mobile home explosion Wednesday struggle to believe it may have been an attempted murder. They say the couple were too …
Sat., March 30, 2013
Officials identify teen found buried
Donavin Stapert’s body was stuffed in a safe for a day before it was taken 60 miles from a small Whitman County town and buried on wooded state land in …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2011
Jury convicts bomb-maker of manslaughter
After the first jury decided 9-3 to acquit him, a second jury handed down a unanimous second-degree manslaughter conviction against the man who built a homemade bomb that killed a …
Thu., Dec. 23, 2010
Plenty of ways to support local area for holidays
Merry Christmas, everyone! I hope you are all enjoying gathering with friends and family. Let me reiterate a plea to consider shopping locally. Rural communities like ours need to be …
Wed., Dec. 15, 2010
Deputies say deaths may be suicides
The Chattaroy couple found dead in a trailer home Friday tried to commit suicide in mid-October by overdosing on medication, Spokane County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Sgt. Dave Reagan said. The …
Tue., Dec. 14, 2010, 12:02 p.m.
Murder-suicide victims identified as Chattaroy couple
A man and woman found dead Friday in what detectives believe is a murder-suicide have been identified as Warren A. Fugitt, 78, and Harriet A. Fugitt, 72.
Thu., Dec. 9, 2010
Local shops, entertainers, minimize stress of holidays
I hope you are enjoying this Christmas season! Try to relax, enjoy the beautiful snowy scenery, don’t get too caught up in the commercialism and buying hype and remember to …
Thu., Oct. 28, 2010
So much Halloween fun planned it’s frightening
The weather has been a little dreary, but what better way to get into the Halloween spirit? The Deer Park Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring Pumpkin Lane on Saturday from …
Thu., Oct. 14, 2010
Kathi Falk Benefit Dinner shows area’s generous heart
Fall is upon us, but there is still a lot going on up here in the north country. When there is need in our community, friends and neighbors come through …
Sat., Aug. 28, 2010, 2:15 p.m.
Deer Park man killed in Hwy. 2 accident
Highway 2 north of Chattaroy continues to be blocked by what Washington State Patrol is calling a fatality collision.
Wed., April 21, 2010
Schools locked down over false gun report
A high school student skipping school Tuesday prompted a lockdown at Riverside high, middle and elementary schools in Chattaroy.
Thu., April 1, 2010
Prep your garden, pick up trash, then have redneck fun
The days feel like spring is here, but the nights are still a little frigid. That scenario makes it a little tough to get the garden and plants under way. …
Thu., Jan. 21, 2010
Month ahead offers chili and jazz
Here it is the third week in January, and it has felt like spring. Some of the plants in our yard are confused; they are already turning green! The Old …
Thu., Aug. 20, 2009
School is starting, but the fun will continue
It is hard to believe school will be starting in less than two weeks. Having rain in July and August made the summer seem a little short. Out here on …
Thu., May 21, 2009
Schools offer resources for parent-educators
Riverside Schools, at U.S. Highway 2 and Deer Park-Milan Road in Chattaroy, offers Home Link programs in which parents may be involved. If you teach your children at home or …
Thu., April 16, 2009
Spring paves way for green thumbs
I think spring has sprung. Though, after this winter, my paranoia still hangs on and I look out the window every morning, just hoping there’s none of the white stuff …
Thu., Jan. 8, 2009
Avoid the mess, stay in the neighborhood
The election is over, the holidays are over and it already seems like it’s been a long, hard winter. The shoveling, snowblowing and lack of road plowing has all been …