Stories tagged: ferry county
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 7, 2019
The Cowboy Whisperer: Ferry County range rider works to build understanding in Washington wolf country
Wolves are thriving in Washington, with their populations growing an average of 28% per year. But tolerance for wolves is, in Daniel Curry’s view, on the ropes. And every time …
UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019
A wolf pack in northeast Washington with a history of attacking cattle will be targeted by state shooters this week.
Wed., July 10, 2019
The inaugural Get Out Fest in Republic, Washington, was a success, at least judging from attendance numbers.
Fri., June 21, 2019
Cattlemen association in Stevens County urges residents to report wolf and cougar attacks to the sheriff – before state wildlife managers
A cattlemen association in Stevens County urges residents to report wolf and cougar attacks to law enforcement before calling state wildlife managers.
Thu., June 13, 2019
Ferry County outdoor festival aims to bring recreation, money to one of Washington’s poorest counties
Emily Burt knows the dollar value of sweaty and thirsty outdoor enthusiasts better than most. As the co-owner and founder of Republic Brewing, Burt is used to seeing trail weary …
UPDATED: Sun., April 14, 2019
The Ferry County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a man who went missing near Republic last week.
UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019
With fog blanketing the dense slopes of Northeast Washington and only two days left in the 2018 moose season, Jim Hall wasn’t optimistic.
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019
The U.S. Post Office in Inchelium was burglarized last weekend.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019
The carcasses of two calves and a cow were discovered in Ferry County early in January.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 27, 2018
Politicians and ranchers in northeast Washington are chafing after two environmental groups from outside the state temporarily blocked the legal killing of members of the Togo wolf pack.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018
State wildlife officials are investigating the reported shooting of a member of the Togo pack.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 17, 2018
Ferry County officials left ballots in drop boxes in four outlying communities for more than a week after the election.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018
Another confirmed wolf kill in northeast Washington has left ranchers and wolf advocates wondering if, and when, wildlife officials will start killing members of the Togo Pack.
UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018
Ferry County primary voters will have postage on the envelopes to mail their ballots.
Tue., July 17, 2018
Ferry County auditor says primary ballots won’t have postage paid, as a way to save money.
Mon., July 16, 2018
A motorcyclist was killed Sunday in a head-on collision in Ferry County.
UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018
A wolf, or wolves, from the Togo pack killed a Ferry County calf Sunday. This is the third confirmed kill involving the Togo pack in the past seven months, according …
UPDATED: Sun., April 1, 2018
A decade-long rail-to-trail project in Ferry County hit another snag this week.
Mon., Sept. 25, 2017
A Ferry County Commission meeting set for Monday appears to be another step toward allowing motorized vehicles on 25 miles of rail trail corridor that county voters have supported for …
UPDATED: Mon., April 17, 2017
Moving soil and crumbling asphalt have created a massive fissure that’s blocking travelers on the Inchelium Highway in Ferry County.
UPDATED: Fri., April 14, 2017
Overnight flooding washed out a portion of U.S. Highway 395 about 10 miles north of the Columbia River Bridge.
UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017
Wet weather and high water have created new road closures in Ferry and Pend Oreille counties.
UPDATED: Sat., April 8, 2017
A washout has shut down State Route 21 at Gold Creek about 15 miles south of Republic in Ferry County and it’s not known when the road will be able …
Sun., Jan. 17, 2016
REPUBLIC, Wash. _ Bob Faller died after a day of fighting and struggling. Naked and fierce, gripped by death’s delirium, he rolled on the floor tearing paper into tiny shreds. …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 3, 2015
An accident takes Jane Faller away from her rural Ferry County home as cancer continues to wear down her husband Bob. This is part of a series on aging in …
Thu., Sept. 3, 2015
REPUBLIC, Wash. – The cancer has returned with a vengeance, the headaches are constant, debilitating. Bob Faller is dying, soon. Doctors deem him lucky if he celebrates New Year’s.
Sun., Aug. 30, 2015
DANVILLE, Wash. – The burned carcasses blend into the scorched landscape, just more black and ash among the haunting outline of trees. “There she is,” rancher Doug Grumbach says, pointing …
Sun., Aug. 30, 2015
The massive fire marching toward Republic, Washington, stayed out of the town on Saturday. “I don’t see any flames coming over the top of the hill,” Republic City Councilman Larry …
Sat., Aug. 29, 2015
The largest bursts of wind have blown through Republic, and fire remained out of the town late this afternoon.
Fri., Aug. 28, 2015
A ferocious wind storm expected Saturday has put much of the state – much of it already on fire – on high alert.