Crews Fight Several Fires in Stevens County Over Holiday Weekend

Two wildfires in Stevens County over the Fourth of July weekend have kept crews busy trying to contain the fires and protect homes and structures. A total burn ban in all unincorporated areas of Stevens County was issued by the Stevens County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday, July 4. Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark has also banned all outdoor fires, including campfires and fireworks, on Washington State DNR protected lands.A fire on Williams Lake Road north of Colville that started on July 3 and burned over 300 acres is now 40 percent contained. The fire started on Friday around 2:50 p.m. The cause of the fire is under investigation. At one point dur

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Cities Struggle with Pool Issues as Summer Temperatures Stay High

Finding a cool place to escape the summer heat is harder for Stevens County residents than it has been in the past, as two of the three pools in the c

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New Ordinances Affect Fences, City Budget

The Chewelah City Council adopted two new ordinances at their regular meeting last Wednesday evening, July 1. One amended the city’s 2015 budget and

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County Issues Ban on All Open Burning

Stevens County Sheriff/Fire Marshal Kendle Allen ordered a burn ban on July 4 to cease all open burning in the unincorporated areas of Stevens County

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2015 Lake Roosevelt Walleye Club Governor's Cup Tournament Results

Clyde Renman is the tournament director for the Lake Roosevelt Walleye Club. He will tell you that the 2015 Governor’s Cup Tournament, one of the mo

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Cougars Save Fireworks for the Finale

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Andrew Engell takes his turn in the 16 & Overdivision at t

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