Stories tagged: Ione
UPDATED: Thu., April 6, 2017, 11:28 p.m.
State Highway 31 gets emergency help to reopen
The state transportation department has hired a Seattle contractor to repair landslide damage near Metaline
Tue., Oct. 4, 2016, 2:34 p.m.
The end of the scenic Ione-to-Metaline Falls train ride will impact the whole North Pend Oreille Valley
The North Pend Oreille Valley Lion’s Excursion train will end this year after 35 years, affecting community groups in the remote, scenic region.
Thu., June 18, 2015
Tour Deshais: Water, water everywhere, and only 8 liters to drink
IONE, Washington – When my day begins, I load my bike with eight liters of water in four different vessels. That’s almost 18 pounds.
Thu., June 19, 2014
Proposed Travel Management bill ignores the collective opinion
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is co-sponsoring a bill in Congress that would give county commissioners and small communities near national forests a commanding role in deciding where off-highway motor vehicles …
Sun., Oct. 2, 2011
Even in retirement, Bob Shanklin remains true to career
One way to experience the region’s autumn colors is aboard the North Pend Oreille Valley Lions’ tour train. Last year, more than 10,000 passengers made the 90-minute round trip between …
Sun., March 21, 2010
Jim Kershner’s This Day in History
From our archives, 100 years ago Ione, Wash., experienced what a reporter claimed was the town’s first-ever case of violence – and it was a doozy.
Thu., July 23, 2009
You don’t have to go far for delightful vacation
A lot of people are staying closer to home this summer rather than taking long-distance vacations. There are plenty of things to do in and around Elk-Chattaroy and points north …