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UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018, 12:30 p.m.

Police chief in tiny Republic says he won’t enforce new gun law

The police chief of Republic, a tiny town in northeastern Washington, doesn’t think much of I-1639, the strict gun law state voters approved Nov. 6. Loren Culp won’t enforce it, …


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 10:55 p.m.

Republic, Washington, considers becoming a ‘sanctuary city’ to protect gun rights

The City Council of Republic, Washington is mulling legislation to countermand from state and national laws that limit Second Amendment gun rights, including the recently passed Initiative 1639.


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 11:24 p.m.

Rocker Ted Nugent helps town of Republic leash a new police dog

After the town of Republic last month lost its only police dog, Isko, to cancer, the community mourned. But, with the power of social media, a Spokane Valley security company …


Hegsted and partners go for a homey feel with Republic Kitchen and Taphouse in Post Falls

Housed within a modest Queen Anne-style residence – the only house in Post Falls listed on the National Register of Historic Places – Hegsted’s latest restaurant aims for a casual …


UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 9:44 p.m.

U.S. Marshals seeking public’s help in locating armed felon in Republic

The U.S. Marshals Office is seeking the public’s help in locating an armed felon last seen in Republic, Washington.


2017 Northeast 1B North preview: Republic, Cusick should compete for crown

As long as they remain healthy, the Republic Tigers expect to be at the top of the standings this season.


Rope in ranch life in Republic

Doing light ranch work – moving cattle, tagging calves, feeding horses – are options at K-Diamond-K Guest Ranch near Republic. There are plenty of ways just to relax, too, in …


UPDATED: Mon., March 27, 2017, 10:55 p.m.

CV’s Lexie Hull, Republic’s Shania Graham honored

Lexie Hull of Central Valley and Shania Graham of Republic were named players of the year for their respective classifications, The Associated Press announced Monday afternoon.


UPDATED: Sat., March 4, 2017, 11:10 p.m.

State 1B girls: Republic defeats Almira/Coulee-Hartline for first state title in 36 years

The hard work began a year ago, after the final buzzer sounded defeat for the Republic girls basketball team in last year’s state 1B title game.


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 10:32 p.m.

Girls 1B regional: Shania Graham scores 28, lifts Republic over ACH

Republic girls basketball coach Ted Torzewski says it is time for eight-time State 1B champion Colton to be dethroned.


Two-car crash causes power outage near Republic

A Monday morning collision near Republic blocked State Highway 21 for several hours and caused a power outage in the area.


Northeast 1B North: Republic has rebuilding to do

The Republic Tigers are doing the best they can to appear threatening after graduation took nine seniors off the team that twice made it to the state semifinals.


Boys basketball roundup: Republic edges Wellpinit

Taylor Campbell made three free throws with 0.8 seconds left to send Republic past Wellpinit 65-62 in a Northeast 1B League game Friday night in Republic. After sinking the first …


Boys basketball roundup: Republic pulls away to beat Odessa-Harrington

Aaron Fritts had 22 points and 13 rebounds and Adrian McCarthy added 21 points and 10 boards as Republic surged ahead after halftime and beat Odessa-Harrington 68-44 in a Northeast …


Prep football: ACH tops Touchet in 1B quarterfinals

Dallas Isaac’s 9-yard touchdown run in the third quarter broke a 22-all tie and gave Almira/Coulee-Hartline a 30-22 win over Touchet in the quarterfinals of the State 1B football playoffs …


Wildfires can’t break spirit of elderly residents

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.


Washington wildfires ‘creeping’ in improved weather

The cooler weather with occasional rain showers this week has slowed the advance of numerous wildfires in the region, allowing crews to devote more efforts to create fire lines to …


Ranchers face loss of livestock, livelihoods in Washington fires

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 …


High winds, fire leave exhausted town of Republic ‘tense’

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 …


After windstorm, Republic is safe (at least for now)

The largest bursts of wind have blown through Republic, and fire remained out of the town late this afternoon.


Firefighters brace for Saturday winds

A ferocious wind storm expected Saturday has put much of the state – much of it already on fire – on high alert.


‘We’re about helping people’

REPUBLIC, Wash. – The power of a tiny rural town is that a spark of an idea can ignite into a large triumph in just a few weeks, without much …


‘The culmination of our whole life’

REPUBLIC, Wash. – His hands match the bark on the homestead apple tree. Old. Rugged. Dying, yet so alive. Bob Faller touches the tree like a lover, caressing and hopeful. …


State 1B Girls Hardwood Classic – Day 2 capsules

Crosspoint Acad. 42, Evergreen Luth. 25 Crosspoint Academy took advantage of ice-cold Evergreen Lutheran and stayed alive with a 1B consolation victory Friday at the Arena.


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Unbeaten Republic opens 1B Tournament with resounding win over Evergreen Lutheran

Evergreen Lutheran received an early morning wake-up call by Republic in the 9 a.m. opener of the State 1B girls basketball tournament Thursday at the Spokane Arena. Six minutes into …


Republic takes on Liberty Christian

It’s the newbie against the seasoned team when Republic takes on Liberty Christian in a State 1B football semifinal today. The Tigers (11-1) travel to Pasco to face the No. …


Republic rolls into semis

The stage was set for another Republic-Cusick defensive battle when fate frowned on Cusick. Cusick lost starting quarterback Spirit White to a suspected dislocated elbow early in the second quarter …


Out & About: Spectacle bluegills released in Sprague Lake

OUTFISH – Sprague Lake recently received a plant of about 2,000 adult bluegills netted from Spectacle Lake in Okanogan County. Marc Divens, Washington Fish and Wildlife Department warmwater fisheries biologist, …


Out & About: Elk Foundation eyes $1 million at Spokane banquet

OUTSTANDING – The 26th annual fundraising banquet this month could put the Spokane Chapter of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation into the million-dollar club. “We’re expecting this banquet to push …