Chewelah McDonald's Will Close Dec. 29

The Chewelah McDonald’s will be officially closing as of December 29, 2014 at 8 p.m. Owner Dick Bosin, who also owns the McDonald’s restaurant in Colville, said he decided to close the Chewelah franchise due to a $1 million upgrade required by the McDonald’s corporation to keep the establishment open.Bosin was unable to comment on the number of employees currently working at the Chewelah McDonald’s, but said roughly half of the workforce will be transferring to the McDonald’s Restaurant in Colville. In a recent 2015 budget document, the City of Chewelah anticipates losing $18,000 in utilities revenue due to the closure of the business.Bosin said sinc

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