Stories tagged: Kettle Falls
Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 4:30 a.m.
The state auditor’s office published its findings in a report on Feb. 21, saying the flood payment constituted an “unallowable gift of public funds” and the other payment relied on …
Sat., Jan. 26, 2019, 5 a.m.
The man who returned 27 stolen guns to the Kettle Falls police chief earlier this month appears to be the same man who met with the chief’s girlfriend last spring, …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 1:03 p.m.
Chris Courchene, the Kettle Falls police chief, told Stevens County sheriff’s detectives he had twice sent his girlfriend to meet a mysterious suspect and paid $1,250 in hopes of retrieving …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 5:24 p.m.
A wildfire burning northwest of Kettle Falls has leveled at least three homes and threatens another 120.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 9:49 p.m.
A documentary on the Upper Columbia tribes’ 2016 canoe journey to Kettle Falls will be shown Thursday at the Garland Theater.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
The U.S. Marshals Office is seeking the public’s help in locating an armed felon last seen in Republic, Washington.
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 4 a.m.
Northeast 2B may not have produced a state football champion last fall, but its depth was evident.
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.
Fri., April 7, 2017, 6:02 p.m.
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.
Sun., Oct. 23, 2016, 3:56 a.m.
The players for Kettle Falls and Wilbur-Creston spent a couple hours smashing into each in their game on Oct. 14. But both teams put aside their animosity so that one …
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016, 3 a.m.
Northeast 2B: Newcomer Asotin jumps into fray with opener against perennial power Lind-Ritzville/Sprague
League schedulers were not generous to Northeast 2B newcomer Asotin.
Mon., July 11, 2016, 9:10 p.m.
A man accused of calling a Kettle Falls businessman and his family terrorists, threatening them with a knife and breaking into their home Saturday night is in the Stevens County …
Sat., June 18, 2016, 7:29 p.m.
Paddlers from the Colville, Coeur d’Alene, Spokane, Kootenai and Kalispel tribes arrived in dugout canoes at Kettle Falls on Friday after making journeys similar to the trips their ancestors might …
Tue., June 14, 2016, 12:01 a.m.
From our archives, 100 years ago Joseph Merk and George Pittman were working in the Silver Queen Mine, a few miles south of Kettle Falls, when they attempted to set …
Mon., June 13, 2016, 10:02 a.m.
The Colville Confederated Tribes’ dugout canoe was getting some adjustments Sunday night on a beach near the confluence of the Spokane and Columbia rivers. The cedar canoe was made in …
Tue., June 7, 2016, 7:06 p.m.
The Coeur d’Alene Tribe began a 100-plus mile journey in a dug-out canoe Tuesday. Tribal members will paddle the length of the Lake Coeur d’Alene, down part of the Spokane …
Fri., May 27, 2016, 10:40 p.m.
Order seems to have returned to the State 1B softball universe.
Sat., May 7, 2016, 5:50 p.m.
A Kettle Falls man died in a motorcycle crash on Highway 395 about eight miles north of Kettle Falls Saturday.
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago Ed Roper, a farmer living on the Ferry County side of the Columbia River near Kettle Falls witnessed a thrilling wildlife adventure.
Tue., Jan. 5, 2016, 1:03 p.m.
The Coeur d’Alene Tribe is carving a canoe out of an ancient cedar log. Tribal members will paddle it down the Spokane and Columbia rivers this summer for a rendezvous …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 13, 2015, 10:05 p.m.
A man whose pickup was struck by a Kettle Falls police SUV last month as the officer tried to pass him has died, the Washington State Patrol reported Tuesday evening.
Wed., Sept. 30, 2015, 1 a.m.
Michael Sublie and Casey Hartinger are seeking $6 million in damages following a shooting by a Park Service ranger at the Kettle Falls Campground in September 2013.
Tue., Sept. 29, 2015
Michael Sublie and Casey Hartinger are seeking up to $6 million in damages following a shooting by a National Park Service ranger at the Kettle Falls Campground in September 2013.
Sat., Sept. 26, 2015
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, …
Wed., May 20, 2015
From our archives, 100 years ago A flock of nearly 1,200 sheep went “loco” near Boyds, Washington, just north of Kettle Falls, after eating poisonous death camas.
Tue., Feb. 3, 2015
Karlee Maioho scored six of her 21 points in overtime to lead Wilbur-Creston to a 68-61 girls basketball victory over Kettle Falls at Hunters in a Northeast 2B tiebreaker on …
Sun., Dec. 7, 2014
From our archives, 100 years ago The Great War in Europe claimed another casualty – on a farm in Idaho.
Mon., July 21, 2014, 12:07 p.m.
The houseboat owner facing charges of assaulting a federal law enforcement officer agreed to a deal Monday that will keep him out of jail and order a $100 fine for …
Wed., May 28, 2014
A jury will have to decide whether to convict a Kettle Falls man of assaulting a federal agent in an incident where witnesses agree only that a bystander was shot. …
Sat., May 24, 2014
A Kettle Falls houseboat owner is set to stand trial this week on accusations that he shoved a National Park Service ranger during a tense confrontation last September that included …