Company picks Usk over Addy plant


An Edmonton, Alberta-based silicon smelting company that had been looking earlier this year to build a manufacturing facility at the former Northwest Alloys plant in Addy has now decided to locate their facility near Usk in Pend Oreille County, according to a news release last week from the state’s Department of Commerce. Click here for the full story.

Chewelah Volleyball gets ready for season

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Seal Morgan

Stevens County resident pioneered river surfing in the late 1980s

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A surfer since the 1960s, a snowboarder since before they let you on the ski resort with a board, a martial arts instructor, a musician and a pioneer in the outdoor sport of river surfing. Stevens County resident Seal Morgan is all of these.

You’d need more than one book to write about the things he’s done in his life, but if you’re interested, here’s a slice of Morgan’s experiences that can fill you in on his days of river surfing. Click here for the full story.


Chewelah Football

Levi Hogan era begins for Cougars


The Chewelah Cougars kicked off football practice last week, with turnout numbers in the mid 30s. The Cougars will use their speed to try and overcome a disadvantage in size this upcoming season.

“We currently have about nine from every grade level,” said Coach Levi Hogan. “However, we expect to grow to over 40 in the next week or so. Some of the younger kids that we expect to join the team have not showed up yet because of late family vacations.”

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