Ferry County Newswire

Ferry County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Ferry County, WA.

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  1. This is probably the best time to look for a job in Whatcom County. Herea s whyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

    ... rcent, King County continued to have the lowest rate in the state, followed by Snohomish County at 3.5 percent. Ferry County had the highest rate, at 13 percent.

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  2. Landslide blocks Deadman CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

    A landslide 3 to 4 miles off of Highway 395 has closed a section of Deadman Creek in Ferry County.

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  3. Spokane County unemployment rate drops to 6.2 percent - Tue, 25 Apr 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Spokesman-Review

    ... services, and public and private education, Tweedy said. The unemployment rate was 13 percent last month in Ferry County, the highest it has been in about 12 months, and up sharply from a rate of 8.7 percent there last September. "Natural resource ...

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  4. Roads remain closedRead the original story

    Yesterday | Colville Statesman-Examiner

    ... continues to erode after the initial mudslide undermined the roadway. Gold Creek Bridge on Highway 21 S. in Ferry County was opened to one lane traffic as of 6 p.m. Sunday, according to Ferry County Public Works. Drivers are reminded to be patient ...

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  5. REACH Museum Tours: Click for virtual Rattlesnake Mountain Erratics and Wildflower HikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... Sexual Motivation. Jonathan Smith's bond was set at $11,000 - $1000 for each charge - Friday morning. ? The Ferry County Sheriff's Office says Inchelium highway detour is now open to light traffic. The Sheriff's Office advises motorists to drive ...

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  6. Doomsday Hill gets a total remake - Mon, 24 Apr 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Spokesman-Review

    ... Fishtrap interchange to Sprague Lake. A contractor is getting set up this week. U.S. Highway 395 is closed in Ferry County at Matsen Creek due to a washout. A contractor is on the site working to reopen the highway. A detour is available for ...

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  7. Inchelium residents could be left strandedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Ferry County has been plagued by road washouts, including the main route to and from Inchelium. This weekend, a large chunk of the Inchelium Highway collapsed, leaving the Gifford-Inchelium ferry as the main access to town.

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  8. U.S. 395 closed again near Colville; Spokane rain on Monday broke daily record - Tue, 18 Apr 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | The Spokesman-Review

    U.S. 395 also was closed in Ferry County at Matsen Creek from a washout last week. U.S. Highway 395 just northwest of Colville was closed again on Tuesday morning as a rain-swollen creek continued spilling across a low spot in the highway.

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  9. Road fissure blocking travelers in Ferry County - Mon, 17 Apr 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | The Spokesman-Review

    Moving soil and crumbling asphalt have created a massive fissure that's blocking travelers on the Inchelium Highway in Ferry County. Cami Heath, who has family in the area, said a "soft spot" appeared in the roadway Friday afternoon and has steadily deteriorated.

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  10. Overnight flooding washes out Highway 395 north of ColvilleRead the original story

    Friday Apr 14 | Tri-cityherald.com

    If you think this winter and spring have been hard on Franklin County roads, check out this section of Highway 395 in Ferry County.

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  11. 'Worst flooding in decades' in northeast Washington as flood season beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | Seattle Times

    What has been described "as the worst flooding in decades" in Ferry County in northeastern Washington has upended roads, slid a home into a riverbank and resulted in numerous mudslides. In one incident, said Amy Rooker, the county's emergency manager, "We had a gentleman driving south on Highway 21 towards Keller when he noticed that half the road was gone.

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  12. 4 injured in rocket explosion at University of IdahoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | KFBB

    ... been transported to Gritman Medical Center. We do not have the identities of the individuals who were injured. FERRY COUNTY, Wash. - The Ferry County Sheriff's Office tells KHQ with six feet of snow still in the mountains and four feet of frost ...

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  13. Highway 395 washed out in Ferry County - Fri, 14 Apr 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... Road. The Washington state Department of Transportation had already closed U.S. Highway 395 at Mattson Creek in Ferry County, which is about 20 miles south of the Canadian border. Mattson Creek is flooding across the highway. No detour is available. ...

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  14. Students okay after school bus collides with semi-truck near...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... from the Colville School District and parents are picking them up at Hughes Craft boat shop next to the scene. FERRY COUNTY, Wash. - The Ferry County Sheriff's Office tells KHQ with six feet of snow still in the mountains and four feet of frost ...

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  15. Eroding bank pushes house into river An eroding bank pushed a house...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | WFTV Orlando

    The Ferry County Sheriff's Office posted the photo of the house that slipped this week into the Sanpoli River, a tributary of the Columbia River. An eroding bank pushed a house into water near eastern Washington's Columbia River in an area where the season is just beginning for frequent slides and flooding.

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  16. New road problems reported in Ferry, Pend Oreille counties - Thu, 13 Apr 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... Road. The Washington State Department of Transportation has closed U.S. Highway 395 at Mattson Creek in Ferry County, which is about 20 miles south of the Canadian border. Mattson Creek is flooding across the highway. No detour is available. This ...

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  17. Flooding in Washington State knocks house into riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    In Ferry County, Washington, the flooding has washed out roads and knocked one home partially into a river. The sheriff tells our affiliate KHQ in Spokane it is the worst flooding they've seen in decades.

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  18. Officials worry flooding issues just beginningRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 13 | Wenatchee World

    If Okanogan County emergency officials think their flooding problems are bad, they should look east, to Ferry County and the Colville Indian Reservation. There, a house about 30 miles south of Republic has partly slipped into the San Poil River.

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  19. PHOTOS: Do you recognize this armed robbery suspect?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... man, please call Crime Check at 509-456-2233, and tell them you have information about Incident #2017-20055772. FERRY COUNTY, Wash. - The Ferry County Sheriff's Office tells KHQ with six feet of snow still in the mountains and four feet of frost ...

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  20. Two incidents of cars approaching students and asking if they'd like a ride reported in MeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... email at the request of law enforcement to share the information so parents and students could both be aware. FERRY COUNTY, Wash. - The Ferry County Sheriff's Office tells KHQ with six feet of snow still in the mountains and four feet of frost ...

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