Stories tagged: stevens county
UPDATED: Mon., May 11, 2020
The Washington Department of Health cleared three additional counties to move to Phase 2 of Gov. Jay Inslee’s Safe Start reopening plan.
UPDATED: Fri., April 24, 2020
While Franklin County voted to reopen its economy early this week – and quickly learned that wouldn’t fly with Gov. Jay Inslee’s office – officials in Washington’s three rural northeast …
UPDATED: Thu., April 23, 2020
Washington Supreme Court tosses drug convictions for man searched by federal agents at Stevens County border crossing
The unanimous panel ruled that federal agents did not provide proper warning before arresting a man returning from a Canadian music festival at the border in August 2017. The case …
UPDATED: Fri., March 20, 2020
Spokane County declares public health emergency, reports 2 new COVID-19 cases; Stevens County confirms 1st
Health officials announced the first positive test for COVID-19 in a Stevens County resident on Friday.
UPDATED: Thu., March 5, 2020
One person was airlifted to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center with critical injuries Thursday after their car crashed into a guardrail on Highway 292 in Stevens County.
Wed., Feb. 26, 2020
A recently surfaced video shows the embattled Spokane Valley lawmaker speaking at a gathering in Stevens County in 2013. “Arm yourselves. Arm your families. Arm the church,” he said.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 3, 2020
A judge on Friday ruled the commissioners aren’t entitled to a lawyer at public expense. The judge also declined to dismiss the suit, in which Stevens County Prosecutor Tim Rasmussen …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 28, 2020
A Valley School District bus slid off the road and onto its side Monday leaving one child with minor injures.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 24, 2020
Jordan-Blain Rothchild, 53, was booked into Stevens County Jail late Thursday, a few hours after authorities say she struck another driver who’d pursued her after she clipped his mirror on …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 20, 2020
A Spokane man accused of tying up his girlfriend and beating her with a baseball bat has been found dead in Stevens County.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 18, 2019
In a unanimous opinion issued last week, the high court’s nine justices sided with Stevens County Superior Court judges who sought to preside over preliminary hearings in cases that were …
Sun., Nov. 24, 2019
Any Stevens County Republicans who ever thought about running for local office ought to start talking to neighbors and preparing to launch a campaign. The county’s three commissioners deserve to …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 21, 2019
In lawsuits brought by the county prosecutor, the commissioners – Wes McCart, Don Dashiell and Steve Parker – are accused of misspending more than $121,000 from a public fund dedicated …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 20, 2019
A judge will decide Thursday whether the commissioners erred by authorizing the county to cover their legal expenses. In lawsuits started by the county prosecutor, the commissioners are accused of …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 12, 2019
The pilot, a 67-year-old Colville man, left Colville Municipal Airport around noon Monday in his Cessna 182 Skylane.
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., Oct. 24, 2019
James C. Gates shot and killed 51-year-old Mark Leland in December 2018. Leland had been married to Gates’ daughter, Michele, who killed two children while she was a juvenile in …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019
A federal judge has dismissed claims made against the Stevens County District Court administrator in a lawsuit brought by a woman who says she was sexually harassed while doing court-ordered …
Thu., Sept. 5, 2019
A woman is suing the Moody Bible Institute over a plane crash that killed her husband and two other men, alleging the Chicago-based evangelical college failed to maintain the aircraft …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 31, 2019
Someone has been shooting cows from the road in Stevens County, according to the Stevens County Cattlemen’s Association. But the cattlemen’s shooting charge is hard to prove, and there’s no …
Sat., Aug. 10, 2019
“Our intel suggests it is being held outside Spokane County,” said a spokesman for the Spokane Police Department.
UPDATED: Sat., July 20, 2019
The Washington Supreme Court has agreed to review the matter and sort out which judges have jurisdiction over initial court hearings, which often determine if a person will be let …
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.
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019
Stevens County prosecutor sues county commissioners for allegedly misspending $121,000 in homelessness funds
Prosecutor Tim Rasmussen started two lawsuits against the commissioners following a February report by the state auditor’s office, which found they had made an “unallowable gift of public funds.”
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 20, 2019
Members of the Wedge wolf pack are being blamed for killing one cow in Stevens county, according to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Tue., June 4, 2019
For Spokane couple Jim and Katy Byrnes, purchasing the Shore Acres Resort in Loon Lake is not only about providing travelers with a place to unplug and enjoy nature, it’s …
UPDATED: Sat., June 1, 2019
Two wolves were killed in Stevens County over the Memorial Day weekend.
Thu., May 2, 2019
Stevens County man accused of posing as Mexican drug cartel to extort members of his own right-wing militia
A nationwide arrest warrant has been issued for a onetime Stevens County sheriff’s candidate who allegedly tried to extort members of his right-wing militia group by posing as a Mexican …
UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019
Officer Michael S. Welch is accused of assaulting his girlfriend and nearly running her over while drunkenly backing his car out of a driveway on March 9.