Stories tagged: Chewelah
Fri., April 7, 2017, 6:02 p.m.
Train derails near Chewelah
A train derailed north of Chewelah near Duncan Road late Thursday night and officials believe the short line Kettle Falls International Railway will be closed at least through Monday.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 10, 2017, 9:34 p.m.
Man who died at 49 Degrees North was not on a ski run
The man who died after falling into a tree well at the 49 Degrees North ski area near Chewelah on Monday was not on an established ski run at the …
Sat., Sept. 17, 2016, 4:54 p.m.
Man dies in crash north of Chewelah
A man died early Saturday morning after his truck went off State Route 395 five miles north of Chewelah.
Tue., Jan. 19, 2016, 10:45 p.m.
Girls basketball roundup: Swannack pours in 30 as Lakeside wins sixth-straight
Lakeside sophomore Sienna Swannack scored 30 points on 11-of-22 shooting and grabbed six rebounds as the Eagles ran their winning streak to six games with a 57-38 Northeast A League …
Fri., Jan. 15, 2016, 11:03 p.m.
Girls basketball roundup: Newport upsets Chewelah
Cydni Lewis had 11 points and five steals and Faith Rosen added 10 points, including six in the fourth, as Newport upset Chewelah 40-30 in a Northeast A League game …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 24, 2015, 9:39 p.m.
Chewelah smashes jack-o-lantern world record
The town of Chewelah smashed the record established by Irvine, California, last year for the most lighted jack-o-lanterns, assembling 1,951 of the glowing gourds on the chilly streets Saturday evening.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 19, 2015, 3:19 p.m.
Doug Clark: Help Chewelah break jack-o’-lantern record, and don’t forget the eyebrows
Chewelah, Washington will attempt to set a Guinness World Record for having a continuous line of carved and lighted pumpkins.
Sat., Sept. 26, 2015
Driver injured in collision with Stevens County police SUV
A man driving a pickup was seriously injured Thursday afternoon in a collision in Stevens County with a Kettle Falls police SUV. Kettle Falls police Officer Timothy D. Dollar, 56, …
Thu., Sept. 3, 2015
Northeast A: Freeman picked to return to the top
All of the signs pointed to Freeman last year. The Scotties, basking in the glow from their 2013 State 1A title, opened last season on the national radar, ranked 25th …
Sat., Aug. 15, 2015
Deer Park driver charged with first-degree murder
A Deer Park man is charged with first-degree murder after witnesses said he accelerated his car to 80 mph and deliberately ran down a man he had been arguing with …
Fri., Aug. 14, 2015, 4:55 p.m.
Deer Park man charged with murder for allegedly gunning car, running over rival
A Deer Park man is charged with first-degree murder after witnesses said he accelerated his car to 80 miles per hour and deliberately ran down a man he had been …
Wed., June 10, 2015
Chewelah’s Will Lohman will do double duty at NCAA meet
Will Lohman hasn’t exactly taken the fast track to success. Then again, there wasn’t much of a track at his high school in Chewelah, which makes Lohman’s success story that …
Thu., Oct. 2, 2014
Chewelah volleyball coach Shirley Baker committed to turning program around
Shirley Baker has a concise response if anyone asks why 1A Chewelah, which has struggled to hold its own on the court in recent years, has entered the high-powered Linda …
Thu., Oct. 2, 2014
Colville’s Vining mixes hunting, football
COLVILLE – The scruffy beard adorning Colville’s Colton Vining makes him look like a teenage version of the 1970s TV character Grizzly Adams. But watching the 5-foot-7, 175-pound senior stiff-arm …
Thu., Sept. 18, 2014
Greg Lee: Coaching helps Roy Albertson stay forever young
In education parlance they’re called double dippers. They’re the coaches or administrators who retire from teaching in Washington and head to Idaho seeking similar jobs because they’re not ready to …
Thu., Aug. 28, 2014
State champs loaded
Freeman has caught the attention of local and statewide football fans. Now the Scotties are gaining prominence on a national scale.
Fri., May 30, 2014
Track and Field: Taking on challenge pays off for Chewelah’s Kaitlin Krouse
Kaitlin Krouse has proven her parents wrong. They wanted her to play fastpitch softball in high school. After all, that was the sport she had grown up playing.
Sat., Sept. 7, 2013
Taylor has big night in DP win
Theron Taylor had the honor of making Deer Park’s first big defensive play of the season. He barely had time to think about it before he scored the Stags’ first …
Tue., April 23, 2013, 10:15 p.m.
Chewelah voters annex into rural library district
Chewelah, Wash., voters have agreed to annex their city library into the Stevens County Rural Library District.
Sun., Dec. 18, 2011
Talk at federal, state levels alarms rural hospitals for future
Many of Eastern Washington’s small hospitals are bracing for cutbacks as federal and state governments look to save money. Consider Providence St. Joseph Hospital in Chewelah: On any given day …
Sun., Oct. 9, 2011
Spotlight: Chewelah’s Stone hits No. 3 on national Soul charts
A 24-year-old singer from Chewelah found himself firmly in the Top Ten of the national R&B/Soul charts this week. Allen Stone released his self-titled sophomore album on Tuesday. By Thursday, …
Thu., Sept. 1, 2011
Staying between lines
Don’t look for Calvin Connall on the Chewelah sidelines this football season. The Cougars senior doesn’t plan to be there. Not for a single play.
Fri., June 3, 2011
Jury rejects claims in road crew worker’s death
Dorothy Millican sat on a courthouse bench and cried Thursday after losing a five-year legal battle to hold someone responsible for her son’s death. Millican’s son, Daren Lafayette, 19, was …
Wed., June 1, 2011
Runaway truck case in hands of jury
Nearly five years after he died in a fiery crash, the family of Daren Lafayette should know soon who, if anyone, is responsible and how to compensate the family for …
Tue., May 17, 2011, 9:18 a.m.
U.S. 395 reopens in Chewelah
The Washington Department of Transportation this morning reported that U.S. Highway 395 through Chewelah was blocked by flood waters from Chewelah Creek, but reopened by 10 a.m.
Thu., Jan. 27, 2011
Family unites for Chewelah man in coma after beating
Tragedy can bring out the best in people. Navarone “Rone” Katzer, 37, is a well-known businessman from Chewelah, Wash. The popular owner of Red Line Finishing, an auto body paint …
Mon., Dec. 27, 2010
Highway 395 crash leaves five injured
Five people were injured in a two-car crash Sunday south of Chewelah. Joseph D. Burya, 70, of Valley, Wash., was taken to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, where he was …
Fri., May 28, 2010
The general impression that shot put and discus success in track and field is the result of brute force could not be further from the truth. “I tell the kids …
Thu., May 27, 2010, 4:02 p.m.
Chewelah throwers ready to go
The State 1A/2B/1B track and field championships begin a two-day run on Friday and among the competitors are a dynamic trio from Chewelah.