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District wrestling: Mead, North Central, East Valley and Colville take titles

Mt. Spokane junior Jake Howerton is going to have to get by wrestling in the postseason on essentially one good knee.

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 30, 2017

Two hunters being investigated for using a plane to spot and hunt elk in the Chewelah Valley

COLVILLE – The Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife is investigating two men suspected of using an airplane to spot and then hunt elk in November.

Two dead in early morning Colville fire

Two people died in an early morning house fire in Colville, Friday.

Colville Tribes to disperse $13.4 million to its members

The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation will distribute its portion of a $940 million settlement with the U.S. Department of the Interior to members next Monday.

Postseason prep football glance


Northeast A: Colville still the team to beat

Until anyone can upend Colville, the Indians are the team to beat in Northeast A.

G-Prep ranked No. 1 in preseason football poll

Reigning State 4A football champion Gonzaga Prep was a near-unanimous No. 1 pick in the Associated Press Washington preseason rankings released Wednesday.

Gonzaga Prep’s Roy just misses spot in 200-meter breaststroke finals

Daniel Roy, 16, of Gonzaga Prep, finished in sixth place Wednesday in the 200-meter breaststroke semifinals at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha, Nebraska. Roy missed a spot in Thursday’s …

Schanz, Nicholls fail to advance at swimming trials

Emma Schanz (Colville-UCLA) finished 62nd in the 100-meter backstroke at the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha, Nebraska, on Monday with a time of 1 minute, 2.90 seconds.

Lovitt Restaurant in Colville closing after 11 years

Chef Norman Six lifts the lid to check the progress on what will become some of his last steaks in the old farmhouse on the hill. In three weeks and …

100 years ago in Spokane: Troops from Fort George Wright deployed to Mexican border

From our archives, 100 years ago The Third Battalion of the 14th Infantry at Fort George Wright was packed up and ready to go to war — but not against …

Greg Lee: A look back at state wrestling

An interesting thing happened as Deer Park surged to capture the State 1A wrestling championship last weekend.

100 years ago in Spokane: Pioneer said to have planted county’s first apple trees dies at 76

From our archives, 100 years ago Spokane was mourning the death of James Monaghan, 76, one of the city’s best-loved pioneers.

Prep wrestling: Moses Lake claims Inland Empire Classic; Colville takes second

Despite having just one weight-class champion, Moses Lake claimed the team title at the Inland Empire Classic Saturday at Cenral Valley. Moses Lake’s Hunter Garland-Cruz defeated Coeur d’Alene’s Dylan Lockwood …

Top-ranked Royal defeats Colville in State 1A football quarterfinal

Colville football coach Randy Cornwell said his team had No. 1-ranked Royal well scouted. The problem was, the Knights were well prepared for the Indians, too.

Prep roundup: Colville blanks Eatonville in first round of state playoffs

Noah Robbins ran for 101 yards and a touchdown and Colville blanked Eatonville 29-0 in the first round of the State 1A football playoffs in wet, muddy conditions Saturday in …

Colville outlasts Lakeside to win Northeast A League title

In an epic battle of two equally-matched teams, Colville made just enough plays Friday night and prevailed 41-28 over Lakeside to win the Northeast A League championship.

Prep rewind: Mead helped itself and CV by defeating U-Hi

Central Valley football coach Rick Giampietri was so focused on preparing to play Ferris last Thursday that he didn’t give any thought to the significance of a victory.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 14, 2015

Colville police officer’s child rape charges dismissed after second mistrial

WENATCHEE – After two trials ended with hung juries, the charge of child rape against former Colville police officer Scott L. “Scottie” Arms was formally dismissed Monday. Chelan County Superior …

Colville tops Freeman in double-overtime football game

The Freeman Scotties and Colville Indians both came into Friday night’s Northeast A League football showdown with the ability to put up a lot of points, if their past games …

Northeast A: Freeman picked to return to the top

All of the signs pointed to Freeman last year. The Scotties, basking in the glow from their 2013 State 1A title, opened last season on the national radar, ranked 25th …

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 15, 2015

Power restored to most of Stevens County

Power has been restored to most of Stevens County, including the 911 dispatch center.

Two boys perish in Colville fire

COLVILLE – A fire that consumed an apartment building killed two children early Friday. Neighbors reported hearing a blast followed by a series of smaller explosions at the apartment, 471 …

UPDATED: Fri., July 17, 2015

Two children die in Colville apartment fire

Two children died in a Colville apartment fire early this morning.

Crews battle flames near Colville, Springdale

As forest fires continued to burn in Stevens County and across Eastern Washington, officials banned fireworks and open burning. Hot temperatures and winds led to red flag warnings.

Startup distillery finds niche

COLVILLE – People come here for two reasons: They need a lawyer or they want a drink. Legal services cover a range of family, probate and personal injury law. Beverages …

Tour Deshais: Descending through history

COLVILLE – After I crested one of the highest strips of pavement in Washington, I descended into history. My speed reached 25 mph, 30, 35 mph, and I went back …

UPDATED: Thu., June 4, 2015

Missing elderly man last seen in Colville

An 88-year-old man remains missing four days after he left a relative’s house in Colville, Washington.

Sex offender charged in Colville assault

A 42-year-old convicted sex offender is back behind bars after allegedly attacking a woman outside a Colville coffee stand Monday. Jason R. Foster was booked into Stevens County Jail earlier …

‘Partial victory’ for remaining Kettle Falls Five, as jurors acquit family of most charges

In a courtroom that had been filled with whispers, soundless protests and spontaneous applause all week, the moments before jurors acquitted the three remaining members of the “Kettle Falls Five” …