Gonzaga thumps opponent in first round NCAA game
Gonzaga posted the most lopsided score in a No. 1 vs. No. 16 seed matchup since 1985 when the NCAA Tournament expanded to 64 teams. The Zags posted a 87-49 victory over Fairleigh Dickinson on Thursday. Rui Hachimura led Gonzaga with 21 points and eight rebounds, and his team led 53-17 at halftime. The Zags will play Baylor tomorrow in the round of 32 at 4:10 p.m. Click here for the full story.
Spokane Public Library installs blue lights to discourage drug use
The Spokane Public Library’s downtown location is trying to stop drug usage in their bathroom stalls by installing blue lighting in men’s public restrooms. The blue lights make it more difficult for needle injections because users cannot find a vein under the light. Click here for the full story.
Colville police office arrested for second time in five months
A Colville police officer has resigned after more charges were filed against him for an incident stemming from him assaulting and nearly running over his girlfriend with his car on March 9. Officer Michael Welch resigned on Wednesday and it’s the second time he’s been in jail after a fourth degree assault case concerning an altercation at a Colville bar in November. Click here for the full story.
Chewelah Chamber of Commerce’s “BIG” Home and Garden Show tomorrow
Join the Chewelah Chamber of Commerce along with area vendors and businesses for Chewelah’s Annual BIG Home and Garden Show from 10-3 p.m. at Gess Elementary on Saturday. Along with vendors there will be door prizes and burgers prepared by the Chewelah Kiwanis and Lions.
DYW Chewelah program Saturday night at Center for the Arts
The night is almost here where Chewelah will crown it’s newest Distinguished Young Woman and Chewelah continues to produce talented students from JJSHS and Valley that spend the summer on the Chewelah Community Float. There will be three contestants this year, Lillian Kirry, Avery Arnold and Mackenzie Acord. For the first time in the program’s history, the Distinguished Young Women program will be at the Chewelah Center for the Arts on March 23 at 7 p.m.