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Prep football: Pick 6 with Greg Lee and Sam Adams

All of a sudden we have a game. It took a daring move on my part – calling for Mt. Spokane to upset Mead – but The Scribe has pulled …


Orphans leave Haiti and make new life with Colville family

It was Tuesday, and Kris Baker, of Colville, was at piano lessons with her daughter Kimberly. She took a call from the secretary of her family’s church. “Did you hear …


Man faces charge in brother’s death

The man killed Sunday near Colville had raised his arms in the air and asked his brother if he was going to shoot, according to court documents released Thursday. The …


One man killed in Colville homicide

A man was killed near Colville on Sunday morning, and the death is considered a homicide.


Investigation finished into Colville police officer

The Stevens County Sheriff’s office has completed its sexual misconduct investigation of Colville Police Officer Rex Newport and has turned the case over to prosecutors.


Defense for Colville boy requests mental evaluation

The attorney for an 11-year-old Colville boy accused of plotting to rape and kill a classmate filed a motion today to have the boy’s competency evaluated. Stevens County Prosecutor Tim …


Out & About: Poacher offers $6K to ease conscience

OUTREPENT – Saying he’s been burdened with guilt, a Montana man has mailed Washington wildlife officials $6,000 to compensate for deer he said he killed illegally – more than 40 …


Suspected DUI crash in Stevens County injures two

A two-vehicle accident injured two people and closed US 395 just south of Colville today.


Furniture store fire in Colville took hours to put out

Fire crews from Stevens County, Arden and Kettle Falls worked through Saturday night and Sunday morning battling a fire that engulfed a two-story business in downtown Colville. The fire at …


Chet O’Keefe says life experiences add emotion to his music

Peering out from behind a pair of black spectacles, beneath the brim of a dark hat, singer-songwriter Chet O’ Keefe watches the world turn round. At first glance, he radiates …


Colville fifth-grader allegedly talked of revenge after arrest

Even after their arrest, two Colville fifth-graders suspected of sneaking a gun and knife to school as part of a plot to kill fellow classmates at recess last week continued …


Two 5th-graders charged with conspiracy to commit murder in Stevens County

COLVILLE - Two 5th-grade boys were led into a Stevens County courtroom in shackles Friday to face charges of conspiracy to commit first-degree murder after bringing a gun and a …


Stevens County animal shelters put faith in law enforcement

COLVILLE – The scene about a mile from U.S. Highway 395 might look picturesque: a small herd of horses, standing peacefully in the gently falling snow, tucked into the evergreen …


Landers: Vocational education opportunity at Colville hatchery

Stevens County commissioners and a vocational teacher say getting into a cutthroat business could spawn a rainbow of opportunity for area students. On Jan. 11, the Washington Fish and Wildlife …


Colville misses chance at State 2A volleyball title

The dream of a repeat ended in a five-set loss for the Colville volleyball team Saturday afternoon at Lakewood, Wash. In a toe-to-toe battle with the No. 1-ranked Tumwater Thunderbirds, …


Lengthy sentence awaits convict

A convicted felon from Stevens County faces a minimum of 123 years in prison after a jury found him guilty Friday of 21 new charges, including stealing the gun used …


White House honoree boasts roots in Colville

William Foege is a giant. It’s not his 6-foot-7 frame that earns him this distinction. Rather, it’s his role in stamping out smallpox and helping to set a global agenda …


Connell thwarts Colville again in 1A softball

The Colville Indians came heartbreakingly close to their first state fastpitch championship Saturday.


Colville’s boys end season with loss to Naches Valley

YAKIMA – The dilemma facing Colville coach John Foulkes was plain to see, yet perplexing. What to tell his team after they outscored third-ranked Naches Valley 21-5 in the third …


Family-owned dairy enjoys growth in tough economy

Terry’s Dairy, a Colville-based distribution company, traces its roots to a family dairy farm in the Northport area in the early 1900s. Owner Dale Terry still maintains the family identity, …


Lawyers weigh insanity defense

COLVILLE – The suspect charged with killing a Colville man last month is exploring the option of pleading not guilty by reason of insanity, a prospect that bothers the dead …


Deputies: Suspect admits to shooting

The man charged with killing Gordon R. Feist, of Colville, has confessed to the shooting and told detectives that two others helped him, according to court records filed Wednesday. Eric …


Insurgent attack kills Colville soldier, 28

A soldier from Colville died following an attack in Afghanistan by insurgents firing rocket-propelled grenades, the U.S Department of Defense announced Sunday. Army Staff Sgt. Wyatt A. Goldsmith, 28, died …


Investigation into woman’s caregiver extends to finances

The investigators who rescued a 105-year-old woman in late May from a squalid Kettle Falls home are now looking into whether the woman’s care provider was also improperly using her …


Lakeside finishes 3rd, Colville 4th at state softball tournament

Lakeside’s and Colville’s head softball coaches crossed paths between fields at Merkel Sports Complex shortly after their teams absorbed agonizing losses in the State 1A tournament semifinals Saturday. “Tough one, …


NEA rivals reach 1A semifinals

Lakeside and Colville remain on a collision course at the State 1A fastpitch softball tournament, but they have one more sizable obstacle to clear. Both Northeast A squads won twice …


School immerses tribes’ young in Salish language

Speakers of English as a second language say that they respond differently when someone speaks to them in their first language. There’s a deep emotional connection to that first language, …


Preschool immerses tribes’ young in Salish

Speakers of English as a second language say that they respond differently when someone speaks to them in their first language. There’s a deep emotional connection to that first language, …


Missing girl found, back with family

An 8-year-old girl who disappeared from her family’s campsite Friday was found Sunday morning walking along a gravel road about 2 1/2 miles away, authorities said. Paige Wilson was reunited …


8-year-old missing girl last seen at campground

Stevens County officials scoured the area around Flodelle Creek Campground on Saturday searching for a girl missing since Friday afternoon. Paige Wilson, 8, was last seen at the campground, where …