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UPDATED: Sat., July 20, 2019, 5:11 p.m.

Turf battle between Stevens County judges headed to Washington Supreme Court

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: Tue., July 2, 2019, 10:14 a.m.

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.”


UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 9:58 p.m.

Appellate ruling orders Stevens County judge to play nice with colleagues

In the latest twist of a legal turf battle, appellate judges ruled Tuesday that at a Stevens County District Court judge overstepped her legal authority when she instructed clerks to …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 1:03 p.m.

Someone stole 29 guns from the Kettle Falls police chief. Twenty-eight are still missing.

Chris Courchene, the Kettle Falls police chief, told Stevens County sheriff’s detectives he had twice sent his girlfriend to meet a mysterious suspect and paid $1,250 in hopes of retrieving …


Stevens County prosecutor wants guilty verdicts reviewed

The Stevens County prosecuting attorney is taking the unusual step of asking a court to review five guilty verdicts amid concerns that defendants’ constitutional rights may have been violated. Tim …


Colville man sentenced to 22 years in death of brother

Eric Harris, 49, was sentenced Tuesday to 22 years in prison for the shooting death of his 43-year-old brother, Larch, during an argument near Colville in June.


Colville boy gets four years for intent to murder

COLVILLE – A Stevens County judge was asked Wednesday to decide whether the shackled 11-year-old boy seated before him, convicted of conspiring to murder a female classmate, posed a threat …


Rehabilitative veterans court to open in Stevens County

Next month, veterans in Stevens County will have access to a rehabilitative criminal court similar to one that has operated in Spokane County since 2010. Multiple agencies within the Stevens …


Colville boy found guilty in murder plot

COLVILLE — Calling the trial “the most serious of my career,” a Stevens County Superior Judge found the 11-year-old Fort Colville Elementary student who plotted to kill a female classmate …


Trial begins for Colville boy accused of murder plot

An 11-year-old boy sat in a Stevens County courtroom Thursday, plying a rubber band between his hands as lawyers tangled over admitting a handgun and knife as evidence the gradeschooler …


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.


Colville 10-year-old gets 3 years in death plot

A Stevens County Superior Court judge sentenced a 10-year-old Colville boy to a minimum of three years in juvenile detention for conspiring to kill a classmate. The boy cried when …


FBI joins investigation into Colville police officer

Federal agents have joined the investigation into a Colville police officer who has been placed on administrative leave after women came forward with allegations of sexual misconduct.


Ten-year-old boy pleads guilty to murder plot

A 10-year-old Colville boy pleaded guilty Monday to conspiring to kill a classmate and tampering with a witness in a plot that prosecutors believe was thwarted by school officials. The …


Colville boy pleads guilty to murder plot

A 10-year-old Colville boy pleaded guilty today to conspiring to kill a classmate and tampering with a witness.


Colville boys, 10 and 11, will stand trial in murder conspiracy

A Stevens County judge has ruled that two boys, ages 10 and 11, are competent to stand trial in juvenile court for first-degree conspiracy to murder a female classmate.


Records detail plot by fifth-graders to kill classmates

Court documents released today give chilling details about the plans two fifth graders from Colville had in place to kill a girl classmate and possibly others if they tried to …


Reserve deputy justified in fatal shooting

The Stevens County prosecutor won’t charge a reserve deputy who shot and killed a man in October at his rural home located between Valley and Springdale, Wash. John E. Peterson, …


Reserve deputy cleared for killing Stevens County man

The Stevens County Prosecutor announced today that he will not charge a reserve deputy who shot and killed a man in October at his rural home located between Valley and …


Stevens County man killed in confrontation

A Stevens County man was shot and killed during a confrontation with Stevens County sheriff’s deputies Friday night. Authorities released few details in the wake of the shooting Saturday, but …


Friedlund receives maximum sentence

The Kettle Falls man convicted of stealing nearly $1 million from the 105-year-old woman in his care was sentenced Friday to the maximum 10 years that he could have received. …


Friedlund gets 10 years for retirement scam

The Kettle Falls man convicted of stealing nearly $1 million from the 105-year-old woman in his care was sentenced today to the maximum 10 years that he could have received.


Stevens County gun thief slapped with 125-year sentence

A Stevens County judge sentenced a convicted gun thief Tuesday to 125 years in prison – a term that’s about 100 years longer than the prison terms given to three …


Gun thief’s sentence 100 years longer than murderers’

A Stevens County judge today sentenced a convicted gun thief to 125 years in prison — a term that’s about 100 years longer than the sentences handed down to three …


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 …


Gun burglar faces no less than 123 years in prison

A convicted felon from Stevens County now faces a minimum of 123 years in prison after a jury found him guilty today of 21 new felonies that were tied to …


Two sentenced for Colville murder

Two men will spend at least 25 years in prison for killing a 63-year-old homeowner last July near Colville. Jesse J. Fellman-Shimmin, 27, pleaded guilty Wednesday to second-degree murder, and …


Discord spills over: Workers quit talking to each other

Sometimes subordinates get bruised when bosses punch each other. So it was when Stevens County Prosecutor Tim Rasmussen and now-retired Superior Court Judge Rebecca Baker battled over perceived conflicts of …


Murder trial delayed months while judge, prosecutor feud

Kristen Cosby has no patience for quarrels among Stevens County judicial officers. Cosby’s mother was the victim of an Oct. 3, 2009, homicide. Her father, Craig Raymond Cosby, is the …


Washington bar clears prosecutor

The Washington State Bar Association has dismissed a complaint that Stevens County Prosecutor Tim Rasmussen improperly solicited contributions for a Guatemalan orphanage. A three-member review committee found unanimously that there …