Stories tagged: stevens county
UPDATED: Sat., July 20, 2019, 5:11 p.m.
The Washington Supreme Court has agreed to review the matter and sort out which judges have jurisdiction over initial court hearings, which often determine if a person will be let …
UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019, 3:02 p.m.
A wolf pack in northeast Washington with a history of attacking cattle will be targeted by state shooters this week.
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 10:14 a.m.
Stevens County prosecutor sues county commissioners for allegedly misspending $121,000 in homelessness funds
Prosecutor Tim Rasmussen started two lawsuits against the commissioners following a February report by the state auditor’s office, which found they had made an “unallowable gift of public funds.”
Fri., June 21, 2019, 5 a.m.
Cattlemen association in Stevens County urges residents to report wolf and cougar attacks to the sheriff – before state wildlife managers
A cattlemen association in Stevens County urges residents to report wolf and cougar attacks to law enforcement before calling state wildlife managers.
Thu., June 20, 2019, 3:01 p.m.
Members of the Wedge wolf pack are being blamed for killing one cow in Stevens county, according to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Tue., June 4, 2019, 4:35 a.m.
For Spokane couple Jim and Katy Byrnes, purchasing the Shore Acres Resort in Loon Lake is not only about providing travelers with a place to unplug and enjoy nature, it’s …
UPDATED: Sat., June 1, 2019, 4:39 p.m.
Two wolves were killed in Stevens County over the Memorial Day weekend.
Thu., May 2, 2019, 5 a.m.
Stevens County man accused of posing as Mexican drug cartel to extort members of his own right-wing militia
A nationwide arrest warrant has been issued for a onetime Stevens County sheriff’s candidate who allegedly tried to extort members of his right-wing militia group by posing as a Mexican …
UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019, 9:15 a.m.
Officer Michael S. Welch is accused of assaulting his girlfriend and nearly running her over while drunkenly backing his car out of a driveway on March 9.
UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 9:58 p.m.
In the latest twist of a legal turf battle, appellate judges ruled Tuesday that at a Stevens County District Court judge overstepped her legal authority when she instructed clerks to …
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 …
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: Tue., Jan. 15, 2019, 2:10 p.m.
The Stevens County Commissioners announced that wolf “packs have come very close to homes in several areas of Stevens County,” Tuesday.
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018
Michael S. Welch faces a fourth-degree assault charge, a gross misdemeanor, stemming from a confrontation caught on camera at a bar in Colville on Nov. 1.
Thu., Nov. 15, 2018
A $1 million fund established in the names of his two sons whose lives were cut short in the 1980s isn’t the only gift Beryl Baker left behind. His sprawling …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 8:18 p.m.
A Republican voter guide in Stevens County draws complaints from state Democrats, but Washington elections officials say it doesn’t look enough like the state guide to run afoul of the …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 5:14 p.m.
Two people were airlifted to a hospital after a crash involving two pickup trucks in Stevens County at about 1 p.m. Friday, according to Trooper Jeff Sevigney, Washington State Patrol …
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: Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Two people were killed Wednesday afternoon in a one-car collision in southern Stevens County.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 8 a.m.
A plane piloted by a student that crashed near Deer Park in mid July, killing all three occupants, is believed to have broken up in midair before slamming into an …
UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 3:06 p.m.
Two men, each of whom had a wife expecting a child, were among the three people who died Friday morning in a plane crash near Deer Park, according to online …
UPDATED: Sun., June 10, 2018, 7:40 p.m.
Thousands were without power in northern Spokane County and the southern tip of Stevens County as the region experienced rolling thunderstorms and heavy wind.
UPDATED: Wed., May 16, 2018, 9:52 p.m.
After decades in Stevens County law enforcement – and two terms at the helm – Sheriff Kendle Allen has decided to retire at the end of the year.
UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018, 10:08 p.m.
A former Stevens County deputy prosecutor says she was subjected to workplace sexual harassment by County Prosecutor Tim Rasmussen.
UPDATED: Mon., April 23, 2018, 10:58 a.m.
A feud in Stevens County has led to a disjointed and at times broken system for dealing with deaths within the county, and an increased burden on county taxpayers.
UPDATED: Wed., April 4, 2018, 10:36 p.m.
A nonprofit rescue organization that took in dozens of neglected animals following a raid on a Stevens County home last year says it is still waiting for compensation for its …
Wed., Jan. 17, 2018
Conrad Wolfle, president of the United Copper Mine of Chewelah, pledged $5,000 toward building a paved highway from Spokane to the British Columbia border, and then on to the city …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 12, 2017, 5:04 p.m.
A number of Stevens County towns are in the middle of a norovirus outbreak, the Northeast Tri-County Health District said Saturday.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 12, 2017, 9:29 a.m.
Three people have been charged with the hammer killing of a man in rural Stevens County as his children slept in a nearby car.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 9:38 p.m.
Kevin Hulten, a 38-year-old former editor at the Statesman-Examiner newspaper and political operative previously tied to a Snohomish County elections scandal, faces additional theft charges after an alleged string of …