to August 3, 2015
of the Colville Chamber of Commerce: Provide leadership to stimulate,
promote and support economic vitality, tourism, communication, education and
community pride in the greater Colville, Washington area.
Ladies and Gentlemen:
here all weekend long; Colville Rendezvous Days! There will be bands,
entertainment, vendors and activities lined up for July 31 –August 2 in Yep
Kanum Park, Colville, WA. See the newspaper for a program of show times.
Also for more information please go to their website at http://www.colvillerendezvous.org/.
All weekend the Bob Haney Memorial Baseball Tournament
will take place. There are two brackets – 12Uand 10U Youth Baseball.
Saturday the Colville Chapter of the Washington Pilots Association will host
its annual Fly-in and community breakfast from 7:00 AM-11:00 AM. Enjoy a great
breakfast while watching local aircraft fly the skies of the Colville area. See
many vintage aircraft on display, demonstrations, airplane and helicopter rides
and much more.
invited to attend Chamber meetings held on Tuesdays at noon at the Eagles Lodge
on North Wynne Street. It is a no-host lunch with a speaker or program
for each meeting. We try to publicize these meetings in advance so
everyone can make plans to attend. If you would like to make a
presentation of interest to the community, call Chamber office 684-5973.
July: No meetings
August: No meetings
Summer Meeting: Join us at the Senior Center for a joint meeting with the
Chamber and Rotary at noon. Cost of the lunch is $9.00. Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers will be the speaker. Address: 231 W Elep Ave (Corner of Wynne St &
Elep Ave); Phone: 509-675-1479
Calendar of Events:
Go to www.colville.com or
Colville, WA on Facebook for more info.
City Council meeting.
29 & August 1: Northeast Washington (N.E.W.) Farmers Market is open every
Wednesday and Saturday from 9am to 1pm, under the clock tower in beautiful
downtown Colville. LOTS of local, fresh produce, including peaches,
apricots, berries, cucumbers, tomatoes, squash, cabbage, , green beans,
potatoes, garlic, onions, all kinds of greens, and lots more! Honey,
farm fresh eggs and pasture-raised chicken! Enjoy homemade baked
goods and fresh hot foods, and find some beautiful crafts: handcrafted dresses
and shawls, soaps, lotions, jewelry, candles, and much more. The
market accepts EBT cards, and WIC/Senior SFMNP checks. We are again
hosting the Power of Produce (POP) Club for children 5 through 12 years of
age. The POP Club gives kids $2.00 in tokens to buy fresh vegetables and
fruits, each time they come to the market! For more information contact
Aja Bridge, market manager, at 935-0555or
visit our website www.newfarmersmarket.org.
30: Pizza Hut Kids Night-Come join us at your Colville
Pizza Hut from 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. for Kids Night. We will have face
painting, movies and games with prizes. We are offering $1 slices off of
our slice bar and ½ priced sautéed pastas. Bring the whole family down
for an evening of great fun and great food.
30: Kiwanis 85th
Anniversary of the Annual BBQ in The Park!
Colville City Park from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Beef BBQ, corn on the cob,
beans, salad & ice cream. $10.00 Adults, $5.00 12 -6, under 6 free.
July 31: Dr. Greg Romine of “Called to Rescue”: A free family
Safety Meeting has been scheduled for Friday starting at 6:30 pm in the Stevens
County Sheriffs Ambulance building.
to families with young children and teens, the presentation will provide
awareness information about protecting children who are missing or in cases of
abduction or youth who have been allured into sex trafficking. Child ID Kits that include finger printing,
DNA swabs along with forms for medical records and other information will be
provided at no charge. The kits are
placed in protective plastic bags to be kept in a freezer should they ever be
To Rescue” headquarters in Vancouver, Washington and operates up and down the
I-5 Corridor helping find children who are missing or abducted as well as other
Stevens County Sheriffs Ambulance Building and Training Center is located at
425 N Hwy in Colville at the north traffic circle next to Ronnie D’s with
parking on the west side of the building. Enter at the training door towards
the front of the building.
meeting is free and open to the public.
The ID Kits are also free, one for each child in a family.
more information the “Called To Rescue” website is: www.calledtorescue.org. A local contact is Stewart Kent at: 509/684-6144
31-Aug. 2: Colville Rendezvous, Yep-Kanum Park, Friday,
Saturday & Sunday. Live Music on two stages. Encampment, come see how they
lived. Handcraft fair, Pioneer Dance, Local Brews. Over 40 craft vendors,
Kiwanis BBQ on Thursday at 5:30, baseball tournament and so much more. Come
join the fun!! For more information, email us at:
or use our contact form.
August 1: Colville Chapter of the
Washington Pilots Association will host
its annual Fly-in and community
breakfast from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Enjoy a great breakfast while
watching visiting and local aircraft fly the skies of the Colville area. See
many vintage aircraft on display, demonstrations, airplane and helicopter rides
and much more. What better way is there than to spend a Saturday morning at
your Colville airport!
3-7: Vacation Bible School at First Baptist Church in Colville. Children 3 years
through entering 6th grade, 6:00pm-8:30pm, and attendance is
FREE. Join us for Songs, Stories, Games, Crafts, and much more! This
year’s theme takes us to Outer Space– Encountering the God of the
Universe. For more information please call
(509) 684-4394 or visit them at www.fbccolville.com.
August 7: The Northeast
Washington Association of REALTORS® will be holding their 7th Annual
Charitable Golf Tournament at Dominion Meadows. Shotgun start at
1pm, $50 entry fee covers green fees, cart & dinner. There will be
prizes, raffles, and a silent auction. All proceeds will benefit local
charities, service groups and philanthropic efforts. To sign up contact
Rita at 684-3534.
August 13: A People’s Law
Course Series – Part 2: Insurance. Have YOU ever had questions
on your exposure to personal liability, and how your insurance coverage applies
and protects? Attorney Thomas Webster of Webster Law Office is offering a
series of FREE, intimate presentation to heighten public awareness in this
area. These presentations center on social issues, current events, and
the insurance industry. There will also be a brief Q&A time following
the presentation. Join us at 5:30 p.m. at The Hub – 321 W. Elep
you a football fan? Do you love
Cougar football? Two sets of WSU
football season tickets are being raffled. Each winner will receive two
sets of season tickets (6 games). Two names will be drawn at the OPEN MIC
Reading Event at Lovitt’s Restaurant on August 13th.
of Stevens County Foundation will host the OPEN MIC READING at Lovitt’s Restaurant
on August 13th, 2015, from 5-8. Your $20.00 will offer you one
drink, hors d’oeuvres, and the opportunity to read and/or listen to locals who
would like to share poetry or short excerpts from their own or other writers. Please contact Foundation President, Missy Stalp, for
tickets at (509) 690-1489 or purchase your tickets at the door.
of Stevens County Foundation is a non-profit organization formed for the
purpose of supporting and enhancing library programs and services. The Foundation serves the entire library
district and manages monies in a collective and productive way for the benefit
of all libraries of Stevens County.
August 15: Arden Old Timers
Rodeo Kids Day. Kids ages 0 to 18 can participate in events like calf riding,
barrel racing & much more. There will more information to follow.
15 & 16:
Garlic Faire at China Bend Winery. The Organic Food and wine Event where Garlic
is King! Featuring gourmet foods, live
music, arts & crafts and lots of Garlic. Like no other Winery you have ever
Save the Date:
*August 20-23-NE WA Fair
September 10th - A
People’s Law Course Series – Part 3: Auto Accidents, presented by Webster
*September 12-Salsa Fiesta at China Bend Winery
*September 15-20- WACANID Bike Tour along the
International Selkirk Loop
*September 19 - Blazing Saddles and Spoons Bike Ride
and Chili Cook-off at the Fairgrounds.
Cedars Bodywork &
and the Lazy"B" B&B are cooperating to bring you a blissful
few hours away from the world. Picture this: you sit on a wide shady porch
enjoying tea or a cool drink and homemade goodies, looking over a perfectly
manicured lawn surrounded by tall pines. Feel the stress start to fade away.
Take a deep pine-scented breath. Then stroll across that beautiful lawn to a
rustic, shaded nook to receive an hour of relaxing, rejuvenating massage.
Lazy"B" is located north of Colville only minutes from Canada. The
location is secluded, quiet, relaxing, and fun. Perfect for a "Ladies Day
Out". Dates Available: July 29,30,31,Aug.2 Call
Brenda Windom 509-846-6367 or JoAnn Bender 509-732-8917 for details.
Tasting Room & Gift Shop open daily 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., closed on
Sundays. Bed & Breakfast at the Winery. World Class Organic Wines. Like no
other winery you have ever visited!!
Distillery Tasting Room is now open from 5:00 p.m. till closing, Wednesday
through Saturday. The Tasting Room is located at 116 N. Main Street in
Colville between Webster Law Office and Dodson’s Paint and Glass.
Porch Farm: We're picking Zucchini, Summer Squash, Cucumbers,
Broccoli, Kohlrabi, Bok Choy, Chinese Cabbage, Spinach, Kale, Asparagus,
peaches, nectarines and more. Plus, we
have Cherries and Apriums! Buy them all right off the farm at our store on
Highway 395 (open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.) or,
come see us at area farmers markets: Chewelah Farmers
Market every Friday in the from 11:30 a.m.
to 5:30 p.m. and Northeast Washington Farmers Market every
Wednesday and Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Visit us at frontporchfarm.net, or
follow us on Facebook or Instagram for
of Stevens County:
not too late to Escape the Ordinary and join the Summer Reading Program at the
Libraries of Stevens County. Everyone--kids, teens, and adults--has
until August 31 to sign up and finish and receive their Super Reader
yard sign (kids) or mighty magnet (teens and adults). Any book read, listened
to or downloaded since June 1 counts, even if it did not come from the
Libraries of Stevens County.
can stop by any library location in Stevens County (Northport, Onion Creek,
Kettle Falls, Colville, Chewelah, Loon Lake, Hunters or Lakeside) to get a
reading log. Every time a child reads (or is read to) for five hours, he or she
can fill out a special name card to be displayed at the library. Read 20 hours
by August 31 to complete the program and receive a Super Reader yard
and adults of all ages can visit any library location or the library website (thelosc.org) for a book review
form. Complete three reviews to receive a mighty magnet.
during the summer keeps literacy skills sharp, and because readers of all ages
choose which items to read or listen to, they determine how entertaining or
educational the summer will be. It's important for children, especially, to
continue to read during the summer in order to prevent the loss of any
advancements they've made over the course of a school year. The Libraries of
Stevens County has a wide range of materials for readers and listeners of all
ages; there is something for everyone, so don't hesitate to ask a librarian for
help in finding something.
The summer ends with a bang as Spokane's
famous Mobius Science Center visits the Libraries of Stevens County.
Join library and Mobius staff for Superhero Science and talk about
different heroes, their powers, the science involved, and how science can help
those of us that were born without some of those special powers.
Experience Mobius on July 29 at 1 pm at Lakeside Middle School; July 29 at 4
pm at the Chewelah Civic Center; July
30 at 11 am at the Kettle Falls Middle School; and July 30 at 2
pm at Colville Public Library.
a complete listing of events and additional information about the Summer
Reading Program, visit thelosc.org,
or pick up a calendar of events and more information at any library in Stevens
MONTANA SKIES In Concert, Thursday, August 6th,
Tickets are $10; purchase tickets in advance at Meyers Falls
Market, or at the door. Seating is
SONIC YOGI SOUND THERAPY WORKSHOP, Friday, August 7th,
3:00-5:00 pm. Releasing Stress with the Power of Sound Learn more, and
experience the hidden power of sounds. RAISE YOUR VIBRATION! Cost is $15 and pre-registration is required.
Pressure Canning Class with Bonnie
Stichart, August 15, 2:00-4:00 pm. Join
us to learn how easy it is to use a pressure cooker to store away fresh food to
last all winter!! Bonnie (with over 25
years of home canning and teaching experience) will take you through the entire
process of pressure canning, covering safety issues and explaining how to
process a number of different vegetables.
You will take home a pint jar of fresh-canned green beans, thorough
notes to guide you through the process at home, and a store coupon. Come early and bring your pressure gauge from
home to have it tested in class. Cost is $15 and preregistration is
required. Call or stop by the market to
reserve your spot!
at Meyers Falls Market:
Vrba and Elinor Distler will be showcasing their work in the Gallery through
the months of July and August. Caroll
will be showing her newest works of mixed media pieces. Elinor will show her original woodcuts and
some acrylic paintings. Both are local,
professional artists who we are proud to represent in our gallery!!
following classes in the Community Connection Room (CCR) at Meyers Falls
Market, please contact the instructors directly for more information or to register:
Ongoing Yoga classes in the Viniyoga style: Mondays 5:30-7:00 pm with Lisa Jekubik
(RYT 500) of Blue Moon Yoga. Drop-ins
welcome (please call first to confirm space availability). Contact Lisa: (509)-690-1742 or email@example.com for more information.
Group, Sunday August 16, 4:00-5:00 pm.
All are welcome! For more information
call Steve or Candace: (509) 476-0200.
(Because It’s Too Early For Wine!)”:
August 8 and 22, 10:00-2:00 pm. Class cost: $70 (set of 2 classes) OR $40
each for drop-ins (out-of-area visitors welcome!). Contact Chris Paige for supply list (option:
instructor supplied $10 per class), registration, or more information: (509)-690-2600. Space is limited!! Classes will continue 2x/month throughout the
summer. Please watch the calendars or
contact instructor for future dat
Do you have a
public or private gathering to host? We have the room!! Rent our air-conditioned Community Connection Room (the “CCR” -- located upstairs in
Meyers Falls Market) for your next book club, radio club, private or public
class or meeting, birthday party, wedding rehearsal dinner and more! Fully stocked kitchen and light catering service
also available. For more information,
(rental forms, pricing, etc.) please visit our website: www.meyersfallsmarket.com
and click on “Community Room” or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Stevens County Historical Society: The Stevens County Historical Society'
would like to remind everyone that the Keller Heritage Center is open. The
museum in Colville is open daily from 10 - 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and
1- 4 Friday, Saturday and Sunday for the months of June, July and August,
returning to 1- 4 daily in September. The park is open daily until 8:00
p.m. The buildings on the grounds such as the mining display and the Trapper's
cabin can be seen during park hours. The lookout tour is only available when a
stout hearted tour guide is available to show it. Usually Katie is on site on
Wednesday afternoons and will show it. The research library is open on Wednesdays
and by appointment. The Keller House can be seen during museum hours.
Economic Development District’s Small Business Center Wireless Hot spot
will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Please see their website at http://tricountyedd.com/ or call them at
Stevens County Extension has the 2015 4-H Events: The yearly calendar for
4-H is out and can be opened here: 2015 4-H
time is fast approaching as are the deadlines for registering to show at fairs.
We currently have Valley and NE WA Fair Premium Books available in our office.
One date to note is the educational posters for the NE WA Fair will be due
August 10 – which is earlier than usual.
Ag and Gardening News
Tuesdays in July - WSU Master Gardener Plant Clinic
will be held from 2:30 to 4:30 at the WSU Stevens County Extension office, 986
S. Main, Suite D in Colville. So, your plant
or questions to the Master Gardener Plant Clinics for diagnosis. The plant
clinic will run every Tuesday through mid-September.
Food Safety and Preservation
Preservation Testing Schedule August
7 – Pressure Canner Testing noon to 2 pm at the Chewelah Farmers’ Market
held in the city park in Chewelah. August
12 – Pressure canner testing from 11am to 1 pm at WSU Stevens County
Extension Office located at 986 S. Main in Colville. Last chance! Wednesday,
September 9 from 11 am to 1 pm at WSU Stevens County Extension Office located
at 986 S. Main in Colville.
If you have an event or
activity of interest to our community, please email email@example.com.
Have an awesome week!
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Colville, WA 99114
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