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Photos online now

This week’s Star photos are online for your browsing pleasure. Lots of sports shots. The wrestling shots are courtesy of Brittany Hood, who helps her coach dad (and me) by going to Tacoma to the state wrestling tournament. She got … Continue reading

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Late start today

See the photo of the snowflake in yesterday’s post below? Well, about a skazillion more fell overnight, so Nespelem School will start two hours late today.

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On would-be county killers and school levy opponents

A bill in the Legislature would give that body the power to do away with counties that it deems inefficient. Lincoln and Ferry counties are on an initial list. The proposal is designed more to stir discussion about the realities … Continue reading

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LR boys state ranked

The AP poll puts the Raiders at number 8. But White Swan is ranked higher. More details at the link, plus all team standings and game scores so far this season. The Star – Online > Sports > LR boys … Continue reading

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Raiders rock

Lake Roosevelt’s basketball athletes obliterated their Pateros foes tonight, both the boys’ and girls’ varsity teams. The Lady Raiders bested Pateros by 21 points, 63-42. The Raider boys obliterated their counterparts 71-26 in the first game of the second round … Continue reading

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Now, this is a reason to cancel school

I am usually pleased with the relative tenacity of the local school districts when it comes to holding school even in the face of winter weather that other districts in the region find too intimidating to drive buses in, but this morning offered … Continue reading

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Raider girls win tonight; boys too

Lake Roosevelt’s Lady Raiders defeated their Pateros opponents tonight, 63-50. The Raider boys are Up at the half 28-17, the Raider boys continued to outpace the Billygoats over a cliff. Final score was 54-31.

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