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Chewelah Golf and Country Club moving to Phase 2 for Golfing
Chewelah Golf & Country Club has moved into Phase 2 for golfing. The attached flyer will give you the information you need. The tee times are going fast! Call 509-935-6807 or go to www.chewelahgolf.com to set your tee time.
Ritzville man accused of killing father arrested in Oregon after shootout with police
A man accused of shooting his father to death in Ritzville early Thursday morning was arrested in Oregon after firing his gun at state police. The incident began when Grayson D.W. Morris, 26, arrived at his father’s house on the 100 block of East 7th Avenue in Ritzville around 5:30 a.m. in a stolen Ford SUV while armed with a long rifle, according to the Adams County Sheriff’s Office. Several witnesses said Morris kicked in the front door of the home belonging to his father, Douglas Morris, and proceeded to his father’s bedroom while he was sleeping, according to the Adams County Sheriff’s Office. Witnesses confirmed Grayson Morris then fired his gun and struck his father several times. Click here for the full story.
Washington State sees unprecedented drop in employment
Washington saw what a report is calling an ‘unprecedented’ drop in employment in April, with state revenues falling over $434 million short of February’s forecast. The report issued by the state Economic and Revenue Forecast Council details job losses by department statewide. According to the report, private services-providing sectors lost 359,300 jobs in the span of four months. Roughly 47,200 workers in the construction industry were also unemployed, and manufacturing jobs declined by 27,700. Washington car and truck sales hit an all-time low, plummeting to historically low levels. Click here for the full story.
Nine Mile Falls Elementary Principal builds lending library for students staying home
While they’re staying at home, are your kids spending their free time with too much screen time? To combat this in his own students, Principal Peter Elzey at Nine Mile Falls Elementary School found a way to get them excited about reading. He built a little lending library right outside of the school. A few weeks ago, Elzey built one in front of his own home and said he was inspired by seeing families walking around his neighborhood. This is also why he built the lending library in front of the school. Click here for the full story.