Burrows Takes Over as New Police Chief

After Chewelah’s Chief of Police Troy Anderson suddenly resigned last week, Mayor Dorothy Knauss has appointed Sergeant Mark Burrows to fill the position. Burrows is scheduled to be officially sworn in at the regular City Council meeting scheduled for Wednesday, May 20 at 6:30 p.m.At the same time, current police officer Ryan Pankey will be appointed and sworn in to the position of Sergeant, according to the council’s published agenda. Burrows has been with the Chewelah Police Department for almost 24 years and has served as Sergeant for approximately 10 years.“I am confident that Mark has the trust and respect of the department, as well as the respect o

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Veterans Groups Plan Cemetery Services

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