The Colville Confederated Tribes plan a hemp blessing ceremony at 9 a.m. Aug. 22 at the Lucy F. Covington Government Center.
The Diamond Creek Fire, burning in the Pasayten Wilderness, has grown to more than 30,000 acres, has claimed two structures and damaged another.
Two people were injured Aug. 17 when their car went off Highway 174 about four miles north of town and went into the ditch
Four state Department of Fish and Wildlife employees who were fired earlier this month from their jobs at the Wells Hatchery have the right to contest their terminations.
A Yakima woman was killed Aug. 17 when her car collided with a tractor-trailer at the intersection of Highway 97 and Engh Road.
An early September hearing is expected for the Desautel hunting case, which addresses rights of Arrow Lakes band of the Colville Confederated Tribes.
A 195-foot-tall communications tower is proposed for Little Buck Mountain near the Loup Loup summit.
Winds from the west and northwest pushed the Diamond Creek Fire into an area of unburned fuel Wednesday afternoon, sending up a smoke column visible for miles.
The “big box” strategy of fighting the Bridge Creek Fire was called into question Aug. 16 during a community meeting at Inchelium School.
The Diamond Creek Fire has ballooned to 28,143 acres as of early Wednesday, Aug. 16.