Stories tagged: stevens county
Wed., Jan. 17, 2018
100 years ago in Spokane: Mine president pledges $5,000 for highway from Spokane to Nelson, B.C.
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.
Norovirus outbreak spreading in Stevens County
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.
3 arrested in Stevens County hammer slaying
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.
Former Colville newspaper editor faces more shoplifting charges
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.
Brush fire threatens home in Stevens County
A wind driven brush fire was threatening one home near Addy in Stevens County Tuesday evening.
Thu., May 18, 2017, 2:42 p.m.
Colville newspaper editor charged with shoplifiting no longer listed on masthead
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.
Colville newspaper editor charged with shoplifting
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.
Stevens County couple charged with animal cruelty after animals found in filthy conditions
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.
Plan by state cannabis board employee to lease land near Deer Park for marijuana facility withdrawn
A businessman has formally withdrawn his application to build a marijuana growing and processing facility in Deer Park, prompting cheers from neighbors who had opposed the project.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.
No serious injuries in Loon Lake residential fire that damages multiple buildings
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.
Loon Lake home destroyed in fire Sunday night
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.
State pot licensing employee leasing land for proposed marijuana grow near Deer Park
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.
Stevens County car crash send two men in their 60s to hospital
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.
Flooding forces evacuation of Stevens County fire station
A swollen creek forced the evacuation of a rural Stevens County fire station Wednesday night.
UPDATED: Thu., March 2, 2017, 9:28 a.m.
Rule of nature outweighs emotional reaction
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.
Colville police destroy evidence in kidnapping case; sex offender gets lighter sentence
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 …
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 4:37 p.m.
Woman injured in Stevens County rollover crash charged with DUI
A woman ejected from her car in a rollover crash on Highway 291 in Stevens County Thursday morning has been charged with driving under the influence.
Fri., Aug. 26, 2016, 3:40 p.m.
Wildland firefighters: Don’t fly drones here
Firefighters this week spotted an unwelcome object in the sky above the Deep North fire: a remote-controlled “drone.”
Mon., July 11, 2016, 9:10 p.m.
Victim in Kettle Falls assault says family was targeted for their skin color
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 …
Mon., July 4, 2016, 12:46 p.m.
Wildfire burns 100 acres in Stevens County
A wildfire burned more than 100 acres near Fort Spokane in Stevens County on Sunday.
Sun., July 3, 2016, 4 a.m.
Recovery is slow for families affected by Carpenter Road fire in 2015
With another fire season looming, families in Stevens County are still trying to recover from last summer’s devastating Carpenter Road wildfire.
Wed., June 8, 2016, 4:46 p.m.
Church members help investigators in Stevens County homicide
Members of the church attended by Timothy Roberts played key roles in solving Roberts’ homicide in Stevens County in April, even finding his body in a creek a few days …
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 5:51 p.m.
No charges for Stevens County deputy in August shooting
Cpl. David Reed shot Jason Hale, 29, to protect himself, wrote a Stevens County deputy prosecutor who declined to file criminal charges against Reed in the August incident in Hunters.
Fri., Jan. 8, 2016, 2:57 p.m.
Head of Stevens County animal rescue convicted of theft
The woman in charge of the Shepherds Way Animal Rescue in Stevens County was sentenced to two months in jail Thursday for taking money and failing to deliver three horses.
Wed., Dec. 16, 2015, 10:05 p.m.
Forest Service adds land near Northport to Colville National Forest in $2.4 million deal
The United States Forest Service just bought about 2,400 acres that will add to the Colville National Forest and preserve areas around a Congressionally designated trail. The area surrounding Big …
Thu., Dec. 3, 2015, 7:40 p.m.
One dead in Stevens County crash
A person is dead after a two car crash south of Kettle Falls in Stevens County Thursday morning.
Tue., Nov. 17, 2015, 4:24 p.m.
Former Colville cop suspected of drunken driving after McDonald’s incident
Scott L. Arms, 44, a former Colville Police officer faces multiple criminal counts after an allegedly drunken exchange with former colleagues in a McDonald’s parking lot Sunday night.
Wed., Nov. 4, 2015, 5:15 p.m.
Morgenstern trial on child sexual assault charges will stay in Spokane
The trial for Craig Morgenstern, who faces allegations he sexual assaulted multiple boys in Washington and Idaho, will remain in Spokane, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
Thu., Oct. 22, 2015, 6:03 p.m.
Stevens County judge fined for campaign violations
Stevens County District Judge Gloria Tveit was fined $4,500 for reporting violations in her 2014 re-election campaign