Stories tagged: Ferry County
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 1:03 p.m.
Politicians and ranchers in northeast Washington are chafing after two environmental groups from outside the state temporarily blocked the legal killing of members of the Togo wolf pack.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 5:44 p.m.
State wildlife officials are investigating the reported shooting of a member of the Togo pack.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 12:20 p.m.
Ferry County officials left ballots in drop boxes in four outlying communities for more than a week after the election.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 1:35 p.m.
Another confirmed wolf kill in northeast Washington has left ranchers and wolf advocates wondering if, and when, wildlife officials will start killing members of the Togo Pack.
UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 6:46 p.m.
Ferry County primary voters will have postage on the envelopes to mail their ballots.
Tue., July 17, 2018, 6 a.m.
Ferry County auditor says primary ballots won’t have postage paid, as a way to save money.
Mon., July 16, 2018, 10 a.m.
A motorcyclist was killed Sunday in a head-on collision in Ferry County.
UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018, 9:52 p.m.
A wolf, or wolves, from the Togo pack killed a Ferry County calf Sunday. This is the third confirmed kill involving the Togo pack in the past seven months, according …
UPDATED: Sun., April 1, 2018, 10 a.m.
A decade-long rail-to-trail project in Ferry County hit another snag this week.
Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 4:55 a.m.
A Ferry County Commission meeting set for Monday appears to be another step toward allowing motorized vehicles on 25 miles of rail trail corridor that county voters have supported for …
UPDATED: Mon., April 17, 2017, 10:53 p.m.
Moving soil and crumbling asphalt have created a massive fissure that’s blocking travelers on the Inchelium Highway in Ferry County.
UPDATED: Fri., April 14, 2017, 10:21 p.m.
Overnight flooding washed out a portion of U.S. Highway 395 about 10 miles north of the Columbia River Bridge.
UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017, 10:38 p.m.
Wet weather and high water have created new road closures in Ferry and Pend Oreille counties.
UPDATED: Sat., April 8, 2017, 7:20 p.m.
A washout has shut down State Route 21 at Gold Creek about 15 miles south of Republic in Ferry County and it’s not known when the road will be able …
Sun., Jan. 17, 2016, 5 a.m.
REPUBLIC, Wash. _ Bob Faller died after a day of fighting and struggling. Naked and fierce, gripped by death’s delirium, he rolled on the floor tearing paper into tiny shreds. …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 3, 2015, 10:02 p.m.
An accident takes Jane Faller away from her rural Ferry County home as cancer continues to wear down her husband Bob. This is part of a series on aging in …
Thu., Sept. 3, 2015
REPUBLIC, Wash. – The cancer has returned with a vengeance, the headaches are constant, debilitating. Bob Faller is dying, soon. Doctors deem him lucky if he celebrates New Year’s.
Sun., Aug. 30, 2015
DANVILLE, Wash. – The burned carcasses blend into the scorched landscape, just more black and ash among the haunting outline of trees. “There she is,” rancher Doug Grumbach says, pointing …
Sun., Aug. 30, 2015
The massive fire marching toward Republic, Washington, stayed out of the town on Saturday. “I don’t see any flames coming over the top of the hill,” Republic City Councilman Larry …
Sat., Aug. 29, 2015, 4:56 p.m.
The largest bursts of wind have blown through Republic, and fire remained out of the town late this afternoon.
Fri., Aug. 28, 2015, 10:46 p.m.
A ferocious wind storm expected Saturday has put much of the state – much of it already on fire – on high alert.
Tue., Aug. 25, 2015
Fire crews Monday night reported a frustrating yet productive day battling the blazes in Washington that now consume an area about the size of Rhode Island. Heavy smoke covered much …
Sun., Aug. 23, 2015
After a week of deadly fires forcing evacuations of whole towns and pushing fire officials to scramble for more help, Saturday was calm. Or as calm as it could be …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 21, 2015, 1:01 p.m.
Some northern sections of Ferry County received evacuation notices Friday morning as another fast-moving fire threatens the communities of Boyds and others.
Wed., Aug. 19, 2015, 4:09 p.m.
Ferry County’s sheriff is warning all residents to be ready to leave.
Sun., Aug. 16, 2015
MALO, Wash. – A fire that started Monday near Curlew has bloomed into a 31-square-mile blaze. “This is a very big, a very complex and a very dangerous fire,” Incident …
Mon., June 29, 2015
REPUBLIC, Wash. – The power of a tiny rural town is that a spark of an idea can ignite into a large triumph in just a few weeks, without much …
Sun., June 28, 2015
REPUBLIC, Wash. – His hands match the bark on the homestead apple tree. Old. Rugged. Dying, yet so alive. Bob Faller touches the tree like a lover, caressing and hopeful. …
Sun., Aug. 31, 2014
CYCLING – SpokeFest, one of the region’s premier bicycling events with courses for every ability level based out of Spokane, is coming up Sept. 7 Register today to avoid late …
Fri., Feb. 7, 2014
Federal prosecutors will seek tougher charges against a Kettle Falls houseboat owner who they allege assaulted National Park Service rangers just before another man was shot in September. Michael Sublie …