Stories tagged: Republic
MONDAY, JAN. 2, 2017, 12:31 P.M.
Two-car crash causes power outage near Republic
A Monday morning collision near Republic blocked State Highway 21 for several hours and caused a power outage in the area.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 1, 2016, 3 A.M.
Northeast 1B North: Republic has rebuilding to do
The Republic Tigers are doing the best they can to appear threatening after graduation took nine seniors off the team that twice made it to the state semifinals.
FRIDAY, JAN. 15, 2016, 11:09 P.M.
Boys basketball roundup: Republic edges Wellpinit
Taylor Campbell made three free throws with 0.8 seconds left to send Republic past Wellpinit 65-62 in a Northeast 1B League game Friday night in Republic. After sinking the first …
SATURDAY, JAN. 9, 2016, 10:38 P.M.
Boys basketball roundup: Republic pulls away to beat Odessa-Harrington
Aaron Fritts had 22 points and 13 rebounds and Adrian McCarthy added 21 points and 10 boards as Republic surged ahead after halftime and beat Odessa-Harrington 68-44 in a Northeast …
SATURDAY, NOV. 21, 2015, 10:19 P.M.
Prep football: ACH tops Touchet in 1B quarterfinals
Dallas Isaac’s 9-yard touchdown run in the third quarter broke a 22-all tie and gave Almira/Coulee-Hartline a 30-22 win over Touchet in the quarterfinals of the State 1B football playoffs …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 3, 2015
Wildfires can’t break spirit of elderly residents
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.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 2, 2015, 9:37 P.M.
Washington wildfires ‘creeping’ in improved weather
The cooler weather with occasional rain showers this week has slowed the advance of numerous wildfires in the region, allowing crews to devote more efforts to create fire lines to …
SUNDAY, AUG. 30, 2015
Ranchers face loss of livestock, livelihoods in Washington fires
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 …
SUNDAY, AUG. 30, 2015
High winds, fire leave exhausted town of Republic ‘tense’
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 …
SATURDAY, AUG. 29, 2015, 4:56 P.M.
After windstorm, Republic is safe (at least for now)
The largest bursts of wind have blown through Republic, and fire remained out of the town late this afternoon.
FRIDAY, AUG. 28, 2015, 10:46 P.M.
Firefighters brace for Saturday winds
A ferocious wind storm expected Saturday has put much of the state – much of it already on fire – on high alert.
MONDAY, JUNE 29, 2015
‘We’re about helping people’
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 …
SUNDAY, JUNE 28, 2015
‘The culmination of our whole life’
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. …
SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 2015
State 1B Girls Hardwood Classic – Day 2 capsules
Crosspoint Acad. 42, Evergreen Luth. 25 Crosspoint Academy took advantage of ice-cold Evergreen Lutheran and stayed alive with a 1B consolation victory Friday at the Arena.
SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 2015
State 1B Hardwood Classic – Trophy Day matchups
FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 2015
Unbeaten Republic opens 1B Tournament with resounding win over Evergreen Lutheran
Evergreen Lutheran received an early morning wake-up call by Republic in the 9 a.m. opener of the State 1B girls basketball tournament Thursday at the Spokane Arena. Six minutes into …
SATURDAY, NOV. 29, 2014
Republic takes on Liberty Christian
It’s the newbie against the seasoned team when Republic takes on Liberty Christian in a State 1B football semifinal today. The Tigers (11-1) travel to Pasco to face the No. …
SATURDAY, NOV. 22, 2014
Republic rolls into semis
The stage was set for another Republic-Cusick defensive battle when fate frowned on Cusick. Cusick lost starting quarterback Spirit White to a suspected dislocated elbow early in the second quarter …
SUNDAY, OCT. 20, 2013
Out & About: Spectacle bluegills released in Sprague Lake
OUTFISH – Sprague Lake recently received a plant of about 2,000 adult bluegills netted from Spectacle Lake in Okanogan County. Marc Divens, Washington Fish and Wildlife Department warmwater fisheries biologist, …
SUNDAY, FEB. 3, 2013
Out & About: Elk Foundation eyes $1 million at Spokane banquet
OUTSTANDING – The 26th annual fundraising banquet this month could put the Spokane Chapter of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation into the million-dollar club. “We’re expecting this banquet to push …
SUNDAY, OCT. 16, 2011
Eagles fight back, beat Greyhounds in GNL volleyball thriller
Latasha Lofton had 18 digs and Courtney Wold added 18 assists, 13 digs and three aces as West Valley upset Pullman 13-25, 21-25, 25-19, 25-21, 15-18 in a Great Northern …
SUNDAY, MAY 29, 2011
Couple prevail in push for courthouse chairlift
The Ferry County courthouse is accessible to people with disabilities thanks to the tenacity of a St. Maries couple. Les and Mary Burton’s complaint last August to the Washington State …
TUESDAY, JULY 6, 2010, 2:55 P.M.
Plane crash near Keller kills one, seriously injures another
One man is dead and another seriously injured after their plane became tangled in a power line north of Keller, Wash., according to the Colville Tribal Police Department.
THURSDAY, JUNE 10, 2010
Gas guzzler, guitar and guidelessness
(Today’s column is the first of a two-part* road trip adventure.) (*Presuming I survive the adventure, that is.)
SUNDAY, FEB. 14, 2010
The deer catcher
Never mind that he’s 70. Jim Kujala is wired like a predator to head out at 10 p.m. or 3 a.m. or whenever his prey is at hand. Rivaling Noah …
SUNDAY, FEB. 14, 2010
Republic responds to deer problem
Deer control in residential areas is controversial virtually anywhere it’s considered, and the Ferry County seat of Republic is no exception. “We got a few threats last year in the …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 3, 2009, 2:01 P.M.
Veteran, wife died from single gunshot wounds
An Iraqi war veteran and his wife found dead early Saturday in Republic both died of single gunshot wounds, authorities said today.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 2, 2009
Residents say Republic couple signaled no trouble
Iraq war veteran Chad Olson and his wife, Jessica Armstrong, had been drinking at Madonna’s Bar and Grill in Republic, Wash., on Friday night but were not fighting, just hours …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 1, 2009
Veteran, wife found dead in Republic
An Iraq war veteran and his wife were found shot to death in Republic on Saturday in what appeared to be a murder and suicide. Ferry County Prosecutor Mike Sandona, …
MONDAY, AUG. 31, 2009, 3 P.M.
Republic couple found dead are Iraq war vet and wife
An Iraq war veteran and his wife were found shot to death this past weekend in what Republic residents said is a troubling case of murder and suicide that may …