Articles by Brenda Starkey


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District Court

REPUBLIC – A Curlew man was sentenced to jail in four separate cases last week in Ferry County District Court. John Jackson, 33, Curlew, was…

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Superior Court

REPUBLIC – A Republic man was sentenced in a child molestation case and an attorney argued for a new trial in an unrelated case Friday…

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Parties discuss trail ordinance adjustments

REPUBLIC – County Commissioner Mike Blankenship suggested Monday that the Rail Trail ordinance needs to be amended and/or rewritten. The comment led to passionate comments…

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Calf is third confirmed wolf kill

REPUBLIC – Two more calves were found dead in the Profanity Peak wolf pack area, and Washington State Fish and Wildlife officials say one is…

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Man killed in boating accident

REPUBLIC – A man vacationing in the area was killed in a boating accident on Curlew Lake around midday Monday. Lawrence Newell, 72, went over…


Wet weekend keeps dust down

REPUBLIC – Racers at Eagle Track Raceway dodged rain showers Saturday, but fans were treated to fever four and super stock competition with little dust….

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Bikers and ATVers ride despite showers

REPUBLIC – Rain dampened the Republic Motorcycle/ATV Rally over the weekend, but organizers say there will be a tenth annual event next July. An estimated…