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Family is grateful for help after life-changing accident

On Aug. 14, a fun-filled day at Loon Lake ended in near tragedy for the Santos family. As Angelo Santos; his wife, Alyssa; and children Isabella, Zachary, Annalia, and Nikko, traveled south on U.S. Highway 395, a drunken driver blew through the stop sign at Crawford Road.

For generations, people have flocked to lakes to celebrate the Fourth

Francis N. LaVell of Spokane dressed up for his lake excursions in the early decades of the 20th century, as his family photographs show. He fished in vest and tie at Loon Lake. Rowed in long-sleeve shirts at Liberty Lake. And while waiting for a boat on a Newman Lake dock, he wore his suit jacket.

Man shot by deputy denies being armed

A suspected thief shot multiple times by a Stevens County sheriff’s deputy disputed law enforcement reports Sunday that he was armed with a pistol even though authorities say they recovered a gun and several other stolen items at his home. “I woke up with my body hit like a freakin’ target,” said Trinidy C. Lopez, 23, who explained during a brief telephone interview from his hospital bed that he had been asleep in his bedroom after a night of partying when deputies arrived at his Loon Lake home early Saturday and one of them began shooting. “I woke up in excruciating pain.”

In brief: Children’s center damaged by fire

Fire destroyed two rooms at the Loon Lake Children’s Center over the weekend, and other rooms were damaged by smoke and water, said Lt. Russell Armstrong, who is investigating the fire for Stevens County Fire District No. 1. The center was empty when flames were reported by a passer-by around 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Armstrong said.

Accident slows highway at Loon Lake

A one-vehicle collision at U.S. Highway 395 at Loon Lake is partially blocking the highway more than an hour after the injury crash occurred, state troopers reported.