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The Last 30 Stories Posted
  • Arcata Police Warn Of Scam
    The Arcata Police Department would like to warn the community of an ongoing scam. In the past two days, two separate citizens have reported receiving a phone call that begins with somebody screaming and then a male voice saying they have kidnapped a relative or loved one and are going to kill them unless you […]
  • Construction Starts Thursday Along SR 28 In Quincy
    Construction along State Route 28 In Quincy beginning this Thursday will result in some slowdowns. The work will be taking place at the intersection of 13th Avenue Southwest and is expected to take three weeks to complete. Contractors will be installing irrigation pipe that will be crossing under SR 28. City officials are thanking the […]
  • Payless Closing Two Area Stores
    Payless Shoe Stores in Moses Lake and in the Wenatchee area are among the 2100 stores closing nationwide as the company fails to find a buyer. The company went into bankruptcy protection nearly two years ago . According to a news release all stores to remain open until the end of March and the majority […]
  • Sawyer Brown Headlining ML Spring Festival
    Country music group Sawyer Brown is the headline performer at this year’s Moses Lake Spring Festival in May. The 39th annual event features entertainment, carnival rides, fair-style food, and the Grand Moonlight Parade. Sawyer Brown is known for their hits “The Race Is On,” “Some Girls Do,” “Step That Step,” and “Thank God For You.” […]
  • Charges In Ephrata Arson Case Dismissed
    Charges are dismissed against an Ephrata man accused of arson in connection with a 2012 home fire. Prosecutors say they filed charges against James Wyman after an investigation determined he admitted to his mother that he had started the fire at the C Street Southwest home but in an interview Wyman told officers he does […]
  • MPD Warning About Police Impersonator
    Mattawa Police are warning about an individual driving a grey/black convertible Mustang with red/blue flashing lights who is pulling over drivers. They ask that if you see this occurring, please call 911 and report it immediately. If this car tries to pull you over, call 911, and do not stop for it. When you see […]
  • Settlement Talks Underway In DC Lawsuit
    Settlement discussions are underway in a 2014 lawsuit brought against the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office in the death of a man whose vehicle was hit by a sheriff’s deputy. According to court records attorneys for Robbie Foster asked for the trial scheduled for March to be cancelled saying they were working with the county on […]
  • Man Killed In Putnam Crash
    A one-car crash in Putnam takes the life of the driver. Police say 24-year-old Bryce McClerkin of Arlington was attempting to pass another car on Interstate 20 westbound when he lost control resulting in his pickup rolling over and ejecting him.
  • Man Arrested In Early For Exposure
    Early police arrest a man for indecent exposure. According to officers they responded to a restaurant in the 900 block of early boulevard and after an investigation Robert Kleen was arrested and taken to the Brown County Jail.
  • Riggs Sentenced In Plea Deal
    It’s life in jail for Ryan Riggs who pleaded guilty to capital murder in the 2016 slaying and sexual assault of Chantay Blankinship of North Lake Brownwood. By taking the plea deal Riggs avoided the possibility of the death penalty had the case gone to trial.
  • Gloversville Man Arrested In DV Incident
    A Gloversville domestic violence incident last Wednesday results in a 24-year-old man’s arrest. Police say Austin Zemken of Gloversville got into a fight with a woman and an investigation determin Zemken had struck, choked and physically kept the victim from leaving their residence. Officers found the victim had red marks, injuries and bruising from the […]
  • Nellis Trial Date Set
    The murder case against a 45-year-old Oppenhiem man will go to trial in June. Prosecutors say Daniel Nellis Sr. of Oppenheim fatally shot 21-year-old Michaela MacVilla last September. MacVilla hadn’t been seen following her shift at a St. Johnsville business and her body was found a week later by a Fulton County property owner. Nellis […]
  • Territorial Dispute Between Services Covering ASFC
    A territorial dispute has developed between two ambulance companies operating in the area formerly served by the Ambulance Service of Fulton County which stopped operations. The Daily Gazette reports Greater Amsterdam Volunteer Ambulance Corps. and the Johnstown Area Volunteer Ambulance Corps.disagree over which company has the right of first refusal for moving patients to and […]
  • Gloversville Man Takes Plea Deal On Terroristic Threat Charge
    A Gloversville man takes a plea deal for making threats while in court on unrelated charges. Prosecutors say Gary Bernard pleaded guilty to one count of making a terroristic threat in connection with the July 2018 incident where Bernard told police officers who were escorting him out of court that he will kill them once […]
  • Amsterdam Auctioning Remaining Properties Today
    Around two dozen foreclosed properties in Amsterdam will be on the auction block today. The Recorder reports they are part of a lot that didn’t sell at last October’s city foreclosure auction because either the high bidder was rejected by the Common Council or the winning bidder failed following through with their payment. The October […]
  • Carroll County Opposes Northam LT Abortion Law
    The Carroll County Board of Supervisors will consider sending a resolution to Virginia Governor Ralph Northam strongly disagreeing with late-term abortion. The proposal was made Monday by Supervisor Bob Martin, leading to a debate during the board’s February meeting. Northam has been in a firestorm of controversy over the past couple of weeks for different […]
  • Ararat Fire Quickly Extinguished
    The quick response of Ararat Volunteer Fire Department prevented damage to a home on Ararat Highway Saturday afternoon. Fire crews determined that a fireplace was being improperly used, causing creosote buildup to ignite in the chimney. The fire did not extend to the roof or attic.
  • PCCOC Hosts Lunch And Learn
    Lunch and Learn, featuring 2019 Marketing Trends and sponsored by the Patrick County Chamber of Commerce is Tuesday at noon in the Community Room of Patrick Henry Community College, Stuart site. If you plan to attend, please call the chamber office at 694-6012.
  • Covering EMS Calls in Martinsville
    The Martinsville Fire Department continues to have trouble covering all of it’s EMS calls. Now, the city may ask taxpayers to decide if keeping the city fully covered is worth a 2-cent increase in property-tax rates. Until last year, overflow EMS calls were covered by Stone Ambulance Service, which has since gone out of business. […]
  • Monday Is Out
    Martinsville City Attorney Eric Monday withdraws from consideration for a judgeship. Monday issued a statement saying there’s been a well-organized campaign by people grinding very rusty, old axes, to attack his character, professional reputation and competency to be a judge and it is apparent this campaign has at least partially succeeded. Wren Williams, a member […]
  • Winooski Receives Grant For Parks
    The city of Winooski received a $40,000 grant from the National Recreation and Park Association as part of the organization’s “10 Minute Walk” campaign. Officials say the money will go toward developing a Comprehensive Parks and Open Space plan, including improving access and connectivity between City parks. Winooski is one of 10 cities nationwide receiving […]
  • SBTV Coin Dealer Takes Plea Deal
    A South Burlington coin and jewelry businessman charged with failing to maintain proper business records takes a plea deal. Prosecutors say Stephen Edwards failed to record details on several coin and precious metals purchases with some of those made from suspected theives. He will be on probation and is required to pay fines.
  • SBTV Man Arrested After Traffic Stop
    A traffic stop on Interstate 89 results in a teenager’s arrest. Police say Michael Lestrange of South Burlington was travelling south at 100 miles an hour in the posted 65 zone. There were two others in the car with Lestrange and since one was a juvenile police charges him with reckless endangement along with the […]
  • UVM Appoints New President
    The University of Vermont Board of Trustees appoints Dr. Suresh Garimella as the new president. He was the lone finalist for the position. Garimella is an executive vice president at Purdue University, and he’s also a professor of mechanical engineering there. President Tom Sullivan is stepping down to finish writing a book.
  • Woman Dies In Plattsburgh Fire
    A Plattsburgh apartment fire on Friday results in a 71-year-old woman’s death. Authorities say firefighters found Isabelle LaBarge in the Truman Avenue apartment and she was pronounced dead after being hospitalized. According to investigators LaBelle was incapacitated by the fire and couldn’t get out. Two others were hospitalized and released.
  • Ti Man Takes Plea Deal In Medicaid Fraud Case
    A medical transportation service operator from Ticonderoga takes a plea deal on federal Medicaid fraud charges. Prosecutors say Arshad Nazir admitted to causing at least $550,000 in losses, and to paying at least $95,000 in bribes and kickbacks. Nazir’s plea is the result of an investigation into the owners and operators of Essex County-based medical […]
  • Jones Releases Statement On Proposed Prison Closures
    New York Assemblyman Billy Jones issued a statement following the announcement that three state prisons are slated for closure. Jones said the North Country has been in this position several times before and shouldn’t have to go through it yet again. It’s not yet known which prisons are being closed.
  • United Way Of The Adirondack Region Reaches 95% of Campaign Goal
    The United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc. announced it met 95% of the 2019 campaign goal of $725,000. The annual campaign starts in the fall and wraps up in February. Last year, the health and human service network supported by United Way provided service to nearly eighty thousand people throughout Clinton, Essex and Franklin […]
  • Governor Cuomo Proposes Restoring AIM Cuts
    New york Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to restorating Aid and Incentives to Municipalities (AIM) but he wants to do it by taking county internet sales taxes. Cuomo cut more than $850,000 in state aid to Cattaraugus and Allegany counties from his tentative budget. it’s making towns and villarges happy but The governor’s announcement caught county […]
  • No One Forgotten at City Park March 2
    A new event is scheduled for Saturday, March 2, at Stephenville City Park to honor local veterans and first responders. No One Forgotten is a program started by Mike and Tina Cason and their friend Stacey Tremble. City Park will be the site of softball tournaments, motorcycle games, disc golf and an antique car show. […]