Contractor signs on to track project
The contract between Chewelah School District and AM Landshaper, Inc. was signed Monday afternoon, October 17, for the improvements at Snyder Track and Football Field. The $654,000 contract was awarded after a competitive bidding process that also included higher bids from WM Winkler Co. and Wuesthoff Excavation, Inc. For the full story, click here.
Candidates talk mental health, jail issues
Stevens County judicial and commissioner candidates responded to questions about mental health services in the community, jail overcrowding and sentencing alternatives at a candidates’ forum in Colville last Thursday. The event sponsored by the local chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) allowed candidates to respond to the questions from attendees. Many of the questions centered around mental health services available in the county and the response from law enforcement to mental health issues. For the full story, click here.
WIAA changes up state basketball tournaments
Yielding to the pressure from the schools it governs, the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association recently announced that it will increase the number of entries into this year’s state high school basketball tournaments. With the new season right around the corner, the WIAA’s Executive Board voted to add four more teams to each of the 12 boys and girls state championship brackets, raising the total from eight teams to a dozen. For the full story, click here.
Chewelah Chiropractor Steve Weatherman retires
For the past 40 years, if you needed to get your back worked on, there was a good chance someone told you to go see Dr. Steve Weatherman.
The Chewelah Chiropractor is retiring after 39 years and seven months with Oct. 27 being his last day as a working professional chiropractor. It’s the bookend on a career that began on March 1, 1977 when Dr. Weatherman began with Dr. Terry Lawson. For the full story, click here.