Stories tagged: stevens county
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 …
UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 9:07 p.m.
A wind driven brush fire was threatening one home near Addy in Stevens County Tuesday evening.
Thu., May 18, 2017, 2:42 p.m.
The Colville Statesman-Examiner won’t say if Kevin Hulten is still employed following charges of shoplifting and his removal from the publication’s masthead this week.
UPDATED: Thu., May 11, 2017, 8:35 p.m.
Kevin Hulten, former aide to Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon, was charged with three counts of theft this week in connection with a series of alleged shoplifts at a Colville …
UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017, 10:48 p.m.
Two people have been charged with animal cruelty after disturbing photos and descriptions of conditions at a property near Deer Park surfaced.
UPDATED: Wed., April 26, 2017, 11:43 a.m.
A businessman has formally withdrawn his application to build a marijuana growing and processing facility in Deer Park, prompting cheers from neighbors who had opposed the project. The state Liquor …
UPDATED: Mon., April 17, 2017, 11:05 p.m.
Nobody was injured in a residential fire that destroyed multiple buildings in the Morgan Park neighborhood of Loon Lake on Sunday night, though two people were displaced after their home …
Sun., April 16, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
A fire destroyed one home and severely damaged another in the Morgan Park neighborhood of Loon Lake on Sunday night.
UPDATED: Fri., April 14, 2017, 7:15 a.m.
Plans to build a marijuana growing and processing facility in Deer Park have been stalled amid outcry from neighbors. That’s because the man who owns the proposed building site also …
Mon., March 20, 2017, 7:26 p.m.
Two men injured in a Stevens County car crash were flown to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center for injuries.
UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017, 10:50 p.m.
A swollen creek forced the evacuation of a rural Stevens County fire station Wednesday night.
UPDATED: Thu., March 2, 2017, 9:28 a.m.
Across from my cabin in Stevens County this past weekend, I spotted a bedded deer. The find sparked a two-day drama that included my greatest hopes, starkest fears and the …
Sun., Jan. 22, 2017
Stevens County man’s acquittal of hate crime after threatening Kettle Falls family surprises prosecutors
A jury recently acquitted a Stevens County man of burglary and malicious harassment charges he faced after he broke into the Kettle Falls Inn and threatened the manager and his …
Sun., Dec. 18, 2016, 6:15 a.m.
On Memorial Day 2015, Heather Kilgore was attacked outside the roadside coffee shop she worked at in Colville. Jason Foster, the man who threatened her with a knife, avoided a …