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A "Get to know your
Candidates" forum will be
held Thursday evening, July
24, starting at 7 p.m. at the
Chewelah Senior Citizens
Hall, 302 E. Main Ave.
(behind the Food Bank).
Doors will open at 6 p.m.
The event is organized
by Debbie Barbee.
Forms will be available at
the door for the public to submit
questions for the candidates to
answer. Barbee encourages
everyone to arrive as early as
possible to submit questions.
Scott Schlafman will be
the moderator for the evening
and will begin by allowing
each candidate three minutes to
introduce themselves and share
their position on the issues.
After all the candidates have
been introduced, the moderator
will ask the pre-written
questions.
Coffee and bottled water
will be served

 
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Stevens County Sheriff
and Fire Marshal Kendle
Allen has issued an updated
Burn Ban notice for the
county, effective July 18.
According to the
Notice: "Open burning is
hereby ordered discontinued
in the unincorporated areas
of Stevens County until
further notice effective July
18, 2014, unless this order is
otherwise lifted or permitted
by law or authorized
agencies. No burning of any
kind will be allowed, including
recreational fires. This order
replaces the previous order of
July 2. Charcoal and propane
grills will be allowed for the
purpose of preparing food."
"Violations of this order
shall be investigated and
prosecuted by the Stevens
County Sheriff's Office/
Stevens County Fire Marshal,
and the Stevens County
Prosecuting Attorney pursuant
to the provisions of IFC Section
109. Any person(s) conducting
open burning who fails to take
immediate action to extinguish
or otherwise discontinue such
burning when ordered or
notified to do so shall be guilty
of a misdemeanor. A violation
of this order is a misdemeanor
and shall be punishable upon
conviction by a fine of not more
than $500 or imprisonment for
not more than 90 days, or both."

 

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