Here is the July 7 edition of Remember When for The Independent …
110 Years Ago – July 13, 1906
Waitts Lake was visited last Sunday by a large number of pleasure seekers from the surrounding area – boating and fishing were the amusements.
The Chewelah Creamery Company advertised a picnic open to the public at the new creamery grounds in Chewelah.
70 Years Ago – July 11, 1946
Miss Patricia Ann Schoenberg married to Clay Harold Perryman at a nuptial Mass on Wednesday in the St. Mary of the Rosary Church.
B. R. Tuveson was the Chief Chemist for the Northwest Magnesite plant south of Chewelah. Tuveson was a Naval Lieutenant with degrees from Whitworth and WSC.
60 Years Ago – July 5, 1956
It was announced that the much-discussed uranium processing mill will be constructed at Ford. The disclosure was made by Senator Henry Jackson from his office in Washington, D.C. the cost of the mill will be $3,000,000.
A/A Kenneth Hall arrived home on leave a month ago from Tennessee and, upon his return to active duty, expects to be transferred to Naval duty in the Philippines.
50 Years – July 14, 1966
St. Joseph’s Hospital received certification as a participating hospital for Medicare.
Darrel Kester, who was born in Chewelah and attended school here through junior high, graduated in June from the University of California Medical Center with a degree as Doctor of Dental Surgery.
40 Years Ago – July 8, 1976
Chewelah was gearing up for the Bicentennial this weekend with many events scheduled, including the Wenatchee Youth Circus and Center Stage Performances.
Vicky L. Kautenberger of Chewelah was united in marriage to Al A. Faulkner, Jr. of Greenacres.
30 Years Ago – July 10, 1986
The first Summer Games was declared a huge success and Chataqua was set to begin.
A head-on collision on the Addy-Cedonia Road left two dead and two in critical condition.
A 14-year-old motorcycle rider was killed and two other youths (14 and 12) were injured while riding on a narrow one-lane road 5.5 miles from Orient when they ran head-on into a car coming in the opposition direction.
20 Years Ago – July 4, 1996
Fire destroyed the Springdale town hall and offices early Monday morning.
Following months of negotiations, the Chewelah Basin Ski Corporation announced the sale of 49 Degrees to the son-mother-daughter team of John P. Eminger, Joan Green and Angela E. Olsen.
An investigation was continuing into the shooting death of a burglary suspect at Clark’s All Sports in Colville.
10 Years Ago – July 6, 2006
A statewide search for 19-year-old female ended last week in a small cabin northwest of Addy. She had been missing since June 23 and an alert was issued for young man who had been fascinated with her 1993 silver Mustang.
Jeanne Nixon of Columbia Title took over as newly elected president of the Chewelah Chamber of Commerce.
The Loon Lake intersection on SR 395 took another life as a Loon Lake man died in a collision in the northbound land of 395.
County prosecutor Jerry Wetle announced that criminal charges had been filed in a rash of thefts and burglaries in south Stevens County.