Chewelah’s AA American Legion Baseball team had another successful week, winning four of six games over the course of six days. The Cougars swept a doubleheader against Colville, 12-5 and 7-5, and then they won single games over Moses Lake 5-2 and Gonzaga Prep 8-0. However, they were shut out by Coeur d’Alene 14-0 and […]
(By Staff Reports) Chewelah senior pitcher Ryder Robison is one of nine area ballplayers who have been nominated to compete in this year’s All-State Baseball Game. Robison was selected at the conclusion of last weeks “feeder games” played in Spokane. He had two hits as a member of the 2A/1A team that defeated the 2B/1B […]
(By Staff Reports) The Chewelah 4x100m Men’s Unified Relay Team of Joe Edmunds, Jediah Hall, Nickolas Edmunds and Reimes Schatz took home a state championship in Tacoma on June 4.
FOOTBALL The 2017 Chewelah Cougar Football Team Camp is July 24-27, 5-7 p.m. The camp is open to grades 9-12. For more information, Contact Levi Hogan at email@example.com or 680-2840. SOFTBALL The 2017 Chewelah Cougar Boys Basketball Camp is June 26-29 at Jenkins High School. For grades 4-8, camp will be at 9:30-11:30 a.m. For […]
(By Washington State Governor’s Office) Acidity is on the rise, threatening coastal economies, cultural resources… West Coast states called on nations at the United Nations Ocean Conference this week to take action against ocean acidification to protect vital economic and cultural resources around the world. Representatives from Washington state and California are joining other members […]
(By Washington State Department of Labor and Industries) A life-threatening emergency can occur at any time, including during a normal workday. When every second matters, the quick action of people on the job can save the life of a coworker or even a stranger whose life is in danger. Every year in our state there […]
(By The Office of the WA Attorney General) Ferguson pledges legal defense of EPA emissions standards… Attorney General Bob Ferguson today rebuked Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt’s criticism of the EPA’s review of vehicle emissions standards. Ferguson, joined by 12 attorneys general, sent Pruitt a letter rebutting his “completely unfounded” criticisms of the EPA’s […]
(By Washington DNR) Fire camp will be set up at high school… More than 400 firefighters will train in basic and advanced wildland firefighting skills at the Eastern Washington Interagency Wildfire Training Academy (EWIFTA). This academy is part of a larger coordinated effort that will allow agencies responsible for responding to Washington’s wildfires the opportunity […]
(By Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife) “Free Fishing Weekend” is June 10-11, 2017, when fishing licenses are not required of anyone to fish in Washington. Free Fishing Weekend in Washington is always the first weekend after the first Monday in June.
(By Staff Reports/Chewelah Independent) Stuckart cites family health issues as reason for dropping out of race… Two-term Spokane City Council President Ben Stuckart announced Tuesday, June 6, that he’s dropping out of the race for the U.S. Congressional seat in Washington’s 5th District. In a statement released, Stuckart cited “family health issues that have arisen […]
(By Staff Reports/Chewelah Independent) Jenkins students get their feet wet at Underwater Robotics Competition at Whitworth… Chewelah students went to Whitworth University last month to test the might and the waterproofness of their robot creations as part of Jenkins Junior Senior High School robotics program, headed by Tim Slater. Anytime students are introduced to […]
Geneva Belle “Jan” Siebert 1923-2017 Geneva Belle “Jan” Siebert had her sunrise on October 13, 1923 in Erick, OK to parents Bryan and Amy (Gibson) Binion and her sunset on May 28, 2017 at Providence St. Joseph Hospital LTC surrounded by her loving family. Jan’s early years were spent on the family’s farm where her […]
(By Geno Ludwig/Chewelah Independent) Following is a list of awards earned by Jenkins High School athletes during the spring sports season:
(By Staff Reports/Chewelah Independent) Track and Field future looks bright with impressive marks at junior high league championship… While the Chewelah Cougars brought home several medals from the State 1A Track and Field Championships in Cheney, the Jenkins Raiders had already wrapped up their season with a few league champions of their own. Held in […]
(By Geno Ludwig/Chewelah Independent) Jonah and Elan Krausz both walked and scored in the bottom of the final inning as the Spokane Northstars came from behind late in the game to defeat Shadle Park 7-6 in pre-league play. Elan Krausz doubled and scored in the third inning. The victory at Shadle Park evened the Northstar […]
(By Geno Ludwig/Chewelah Independent) Chewelah rolls into summer Legion season… Chewelah’s double-A American Legion Baseball team opened it’s summer season with a big win over Gonzaga Prep, roughing-up the Bullpups 19-8 in Spokane with a 15-hit performance at the plate. “The team has been playing alright, defensively we have been having our struggles, however our […]