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2017 *JULY 13 is Chewelah Day with limited craft vendors

makes the town go ‘round CHEWELAH, WASHINGTON • 2017

Carnival Food Fair

Arts n Crafts Beer Garden Parade Fun Run


Kelly Hughes Band, The Sara Brown Band, Chris Rieser & The Nerve, OverDrive Kirkland, The Powers

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Welcome to Chewelah’s Chataqua! “It’s What Makes the Town Go Round”

From the Mayor W

elcome to Chewelah and welcome back to those who have visited us in the past! We are honored that you chose to spend this week-end helping us celebrate our community. You will note some changes happening or about to happen around town: new track under construction at the football field just North of the city; bids are out for new sidewalks on both sides of Hwy 395 South of King Street; considering a splash pad in the City Park; nearing completion of the initial stages of our Performing Arts center on 3rd Street East; and much more. We hope you will visit our downtown area and take in the beautiful flowers. This is an effort of the City and Chamber of Commerce working together for our community. We are a community of friendly people..whatever your interests, there is something in or around Chewelah to draw you: golfing, skiing, Chewelah Casino, camping, horseback riding, hiking, biking, walking, running, hunting, ATV riding, fishing, boating or other water activities; or just relaxing…it’s #SimplyChewelah, one of the Jewels of the Northwest!


hewelah’s 2017 Distinguished Young Women representatives Rachael Larsen, Elizabeth Grubb, Andrea Franks, and Maelina Smith welcome you to Chewelah and Chataqua 2017! See them and the 2017 Chewelah Community Float “My Fair Ladies” at the Chewelah City Park on Thursday evening, July 13 and in the Chataqua Parade on Saturday, July 15. Mary Conway photo

Sincerely, Dorothy L Knauss Chewelah Mayor

New acts join 44th Chataqua festival C

hataqua has some more new acts to share with old and new people. at its 44th event. Local and out-ofarea acts will take CenterStage for the marquee community event in the city park. Everyday of the festival will be jam-packed with performers from all genres and tastes. Returning for the second year is Chris Rieser & the Nerve performing Thursday 8-10 p.m. They’ve been performing together for over 14 years. Friday night has a new headliner this year - It’s Overdrive Kirkland - a high-energy, classic rock band that will surely have you up on your feet. Also new to Chataqua Friday will be Checkmate Reality. Friday will also feature other local performers with Savannah Blain (an upcoming singer and songwriter) and Spectra (coffeehouse jazz and blues) along with the Robbie Walden Band also returning for the second year. Saturday brings back returning Chataqua favorites: Kevin Wolfe with his magic and hypnosis act intended for all ages; Coeurimba - described as Marimba: energetic music with a soul; and the Steven County Stompers. Saturday also introduces another new act: The Powers and 33 1/3 (formerly known as Rocksanity). Then the Kelly Hughes Band, featuring high energy country music, will close out Saturday as they’ve done for many years. Midnight Run will be kicking off Sunday and The Sara Brown Band will conclude the event at 2:30 p.m. But of course Chataqua isn’t just about the entertainment. The parade, the carnival, the rides, the food, the vendors, beer garden, fun run, golf

tournament, children’s art activities, and much more draw people from near and far to enjoy a once a year tradition in our lovely small-town park. Ranked as the third largest event of its kind in the state of Washington, Chewelah and Chataqua continues to attract over 50,000 visitors to this fun festival for folks of all ages. For those in Chewelah, the festival begins on Chewelah Day (Thursday) where the carnival is open in the evening, along with some limited food and craft vendors, and some great local performers take the stage. Chewelah Chataqua is an updated version of an American tradition established at Lake Chautauqua, New York, in 1874. Every summer, thousands flocked to the Chautauqua grounds to hear and see lecturers, musicians, artists, actors, explorers, evangelists, poets and presidents. It became so successful, that traveling Chautauqua set out by rail to

bring this unique form of entertainment to the nation’s hinterlands. Huge tents were set up and the programs lasted ten days and nights. President Teddy Roosevelt once declared, “Chautauqua is the most American thing in America!” The New York site continues to draw thousands of visitors to the compound each summer. Community Celebrations adopted the concept of Chautauqua for Chewelah in 1974, simplified the spelling of the name to Chataqua, and condensed the entertainment to three and one half days. Chewelah Chataqua is a community event presented by Community Celebrations Inc. a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization. More information, event schedules and lodging info can be found at www.

City & Festival Info Guide 2017 Honored Citizen 2016 - Page 4 CenterStage Acts - Pages 5-10 CenterStage Schedule - Page 11 Chataqua Schedule - Pages 12-13 Children’s Art Pavilion - Pages 14-15 Parade Information - Page 16 Carnival Information - Page 17 Chataqua T-shirts - Page 17 Vendor List - Page 18 Park Map - Page 18 Food Vendors - Page 19 Beer Garden - Page 19 Little League Schedule - Page 20 Chataqua Challenge - Page 21 Golf Tournament - Page 21 Chataqua brought to you by:

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Community Celebrations

Bringing CHATAQUA to Life Since 1974

Community Celebrations, a non-profit organization, has been bringing outstanding events to the Chewelah community for over 40 years! We are a volunteer group of dedicated people who believe in the community and wish to ensure that Chewelah is an outstanding place to live or visit with fun activities throughout the year. Membership is free; we encourage new members and are always searching for ways to increase our positive impact on the community. Join our group and share whatever time and talents you have with us.


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These community businesses and organizations have provided support and funding to keep Chataqua coming back every year. Please thank each of them for their support of Chataqua.

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Every year the Chataqua Event and the Chewelah City Park are host to over 50,000 guests. It takes many dozens of volunteers to keep the four day festival moving happily along. If you are interested in helping with this great event please contact Community Celebrations at the address below: CONTACT US: Community Celebrations PO Box 501 Chewelah WA, 99109 (509) 935-8991 (message) See our website for detailed information:

Our History A small group of Chewelah area residents joined together in 1974 to assist “Rainbow“ Emily Touraine, a nationally recognized artist specializing in Native American themes, bring to Chewelah a display of Native American relics, art and ceremonial costumes. The event generated considerable interest and participation by local tribal members and non Indian artists in the area. The Chewelah group which had formed in 1974 decided to incorporate as a non-profit organization and develop a Bicentennial celebration for southern Stevens County. The name Community Celebrations was chosen and in 1975 the organization filed Articles of Incorporation with the Washington Secretary of State. Community Celebrations also filed for non-profit status with the Department of Internal Revenue and received the IRS 501-C3 designation late in 1975.

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2017 Honored Citizen

Heidi zornes

The Independent


Your place for all seasons! SUMMER

• CHATAQUA - Second weekend in July - Includes Chataqua Fun Run, Golf Tournament, Baseball Tournament, Downtown Parade, StageTime Summer Company Production • Chewelah Farmers Market - Every Friday - Special Events: World Class Cherry Splat, Zucchini Regatta • Rev it Up for the Vets Car Show - Blue Angels Car Club - Street Dance - Chewelah • Valley Fair - Second Saturday in August - Valley • Northeast Washington Fair - Colville • Chewelah Peak Trail Run - 49 Degrees North • Stagetime Summer Company Production • Springdale Frontier Days - Third Saturday in July • Springdale Pee Wee Rodeo • American Legion Baseball Begins • Amateur Radio Field Day

FALL Chewelah Farmers Market - Every Friday - Special Events: Harvest Festival • Music on the Mountain - Spokane Symphony & Chewelah Arts Guild • Chewelah Chamber of Commerce Dinner & Auction • Northeast WA Friends of the NRA Banquet - Colville • Tri-County Veterans Stand Down - Colville • Tour de Rock Mountain Bike Ride - 49 Degrees North • BooFest - Chewelah Chamber • Light Up The Park – Chewelah Arts Guild • 49 Degrees North Ski Swap - Colville • 49 Degrees North Mountain Resort opens • Tree of Sharing - Chewelah Youth and Community Foundation •

Members of the Chewelah Chamber of Commerce surprised Heidi Zornes during one of her fitness classes early Tuesday morning, June 20, with the news of her award. Many students and friends were there to congratulate her. Jared Arnold photo

By Brandon Hansen The Independent Staff When she learned that she was this year’s Honored Citizen of Chewelah, Heidi Zornes was teaching a class, something she’s done quite a bit of since she and husband, Dick, moved to the valley nine years ago. “The greatest gift a teacher can give is to be a difference maker,” Susan Schlatter wrote in a letter nominating Zornes as the Citizen of the year. “Heidi Zornes is just that. She has changed lives of a countless many; she has served as the inspiration for people to live well, be healthy and to embrace fitness for life.” Zornes’ fitness classes started out as a small endeavour when she first moved here. As a certified personal trainer, Zornes figured she could do some one-onone sessions with people. Spokane Community College wanted to branch out into Chewelah, however, with “Act 2” classes to enrich the lives of older adults and asked Zornes to teach a fitness class. It started small with a group of ten but has since grown to several classes and 150 people that learn from Zornes and other instructors. “The program quickly outgrew the space at the Senior Center,” Faye Ehlis wrote in a letter. “Heidi is a true artist in her field. Heidi stresses to everyone to be mindful of our physical capability and to exercise safely. Her leadership demonstrates care and precision in each move and offers safe options for each of her students.” Zornes said she first became interested in fitness in college when she was dating her husband, Dick, who was a football player. Dick played safety and cornerback See HONORED CITIZEN Page 23

Chewelah’s Past Honored Citizens 1979 - Catherine Bresnahan 1980 - Gus Girnus 1981 - Carolina Beck 1982 - Jane and Paul Coffey 1983 - James Culverwell Sr. 1984 - Walt Goodman 1985 - Jim Mach 1986 - Frances Fogarty & Sister Erwina 1987 - Roger Fisk 1988 - Gloria Davidson 1989 - Bob Egland & Rob Chalmers 1990 - Shigeko Hirai & George Wuesthoff 1991 - Patsy Cotter 1992 - Pat Thompson 1993 - Steve Deal 1994 - Lenora Hume 1995 - Tom Boone, M.D. 1996 - George Foos 1997 - Ole Alm

1998 - Doug Asbjornsen 1999 - Roberta McMillin 2000 - Harvey and Louise Savitz 2001 - Gene Schalock 2002 - Ken Hall 2003 - Phil Skok 2004 - Denise Smith 2005 - Dale Bundy 2006 - Larry Richmond 2007 - Janet McLaughlin 2008 - Lynn Hume 2009 - Bob and Joy Gardner 2010 - Becky Washington 2011 - Tom Bristol 2012 - Mary Firor 2013 - John and Sherri Hansen 2014 - Kevin Herda 2015 - Chris Carpenter 2016 - Kay Comer-Lupton

WINTER • Santa Social - Community Celebrations • Holiday Craft Show - Chewelah • City Sidewalks Christmas Shopping Chewelah Chamber • Christmas Faire - Chewelah Farmers Market • Joy to the World Concert - Chewelah Arts Guild • Night of Nativity - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter - Day Saints • StageTime Theatre Winter Production - Chewelah • Community Arts Show - Chewelah • Night Skiing Food Drive - 49 Degrees North • Cork and Keg - Chewelah Valley Lions Club • Coyote Derby - Northeast Washington Wildlife Group • PACAwards Performing Arts Show - Chewelah • Sheimo Cup - 49 Degrees North

SPRING • Golf and Fishing Season Opens • Farmers Market begins - Every Friday - Chewelah City Park • Chewelah Big Home and Garden Show - Chamber of Commerce • Distinguished Young Woman of Chewelah Scholarship Program • Taste of Chewelah - Chewelah Arts Guild • JHS Theatre Spring Production - Chewelah • Woodland Theatre Spring production - Kettle Falls • Hawaiian Daze/Slush Cup - 49 Degrees North • Easter Egg Hunt - Chewelah Kiwanis • StageTime Theatre spring production - Chewelah • Chewelah’s Spring Clean-up Day - Chamber of Commerce

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The Independent is the official newspaper for the City of Chewelah, Town of Springdale, and Stevens County. The Independent is published weekly by Chewelah Independent, Inc. from the office at 401 S Park St. Suite A, Chewelah, WA 99109 Mailing Address: PO Box 5, Chewelah, WA 99109 Phone: 509-935-8422 Fax: 509-935-8426 Email: Jared Arnold, Publisher - Brandon Hansen, Managing Editor Andrea Arnold, Office Manager - Jamie Henneman, Reporter Kellie Trudeau, Copy Editor - Geno Ludwig, Sports - Sherry Lavigne, Advertising Sales Member of Washington Newspaper Publisher’s Association

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CenterStage Entertainment 2017 Headlining Acts Thursday, July 13 | 8-10 p.m.

Chris Rieser & The Nerve

180 Proof Rock. Chris Rieser and The Nerve have been performing for over 14 years. Members include Rick Lillemon, Joe Oliver & Chris Rieser. Performing rock together for over 14 year this group gets you up and moving.

Friday, July 14 | 8-11 p.m.

Overdrive Kirkland READY TO ROCK WITH OVERDRIVE? If you LOVE Overdrive, then we are asking you to declare your love, well at least declare your LIKE... Hah, like us on Facebook and all kinds of great things happen for you. First of all, all of your Facebook friends and page trolls will see just how cool you are when they check out your favorite bands. Secondly, you will get something to let you know about our upcoming shows. Finally, we are giving away rocking band t-shirts all summer long to our fans. Something you can explain to your grandkids when they want to know about the Stones, and the Beatles, and OVERDRIVE!!! Overdrive is a high-energy, classic rock band that will surely have you up on your feet. Barry Markey, Charlie Arcuri, Daniel Moore, Daniel Grant, Steve Magennis, Wendy Janca, Michael Greene, Sean Davis, Heather McLennand, Alex Fong, Katie Shea, Ted Cooke Most of us have been playing music together for many years. We all have a long history of entertaining audiences. We bring many different influences and genres to the group. We’ve been in other bands and have done years of shows. We’re all grown-ups now. We aren’t what the teens have on their ipods and we aren’t trying to be. We all have families, homes, kids, day jobs and full lives. We all earn our livings in business and technology. We pursue our passion for music with Overdrive. We love to sing, dance, entertain and perform every bit as much as you love a great show. We get energized in front of a crowd and are thrilled to bring an event to life. We do it for the love of entertaining. It’s just not possible to do it for the pay. When you think about it, the years spent learning to be a great musician, along with the rehearsals, time spent loading in, setting up, performing and loading out, the cost of a live band would be prohibitive. We often arrive and perform for a fee similar to what you would pay just to rent the PA and lighting system we set up. It is truly somethig we do for the love of live music.

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CenterStage Entertainment 2017 Headlining Acts Saturday, July 15 | 8-11 p.m.


The Kelly Hughes Band

his is country/rock at its best! Whether it’s a driving up-tempo arrangement or a “someone done me wrong” song, this group from State Line is one hot bunch of pickers and grinners. Their three-hour show will be the closing act on Saturday night. Kelly says it’s “knee-slappin’ fun. Sing along and dance on the grass.”

Sunday, July 16 | 2:30-4:30 p.m.

The Sara Brown Band


ara Brown, a small-town redhead from Stevens County, packs each track with her signature power-house vocal style, but also displays subtle nuance and versatile stylizations as the unique mood of each song demands. “Don’t mess with a redhead from Stevens County.” The proof is in the album cover photo where Sara stands, flanked by her band, in front of a vintage automobile, clutching a .44 Magnum and a Shure 55 classic microphone. Their album features screamin’ guitar solos by Dave Keeley, infectious grooves by drummer and bassist, Brendan Cesaratto, and Jesse Brown, and colorful interjections by trombonist/keyboardist, Brent Purvis. As the festival and concert season draws near, the band is excited to welcome versatile guitarist, Mellad Abeid into their sound. Mellad has played everything from traditional Irish music, to jazz, country, and rock. When it comes time to rip on a hardcore blues, Mellad can really bring the house down. Brendan Cesaratto has a vast experience as a drummer and percussionist and has even served our Country while entertaining the troops in the MidEast as a former member of the Air National Guard Band. Classically trained as a trombonist in college, Brent Purvis picked up the keys and transformed his musical passion into blues and jazz. Brent seamlessly switches between the two instruments giving the band a unique timbre. When the full band isn’t on stage, Jesse and Sara Brown are busily composing the bulk of the band’s tunes. They also might be found performing as the husband and wife duo, “Rusty & Ginger.” Whether singing harmony, strumming the guitar or laying down a bass line, Jesse is known throughout the region as an excellent musician. Sara’s voice is one of the most recognizable and sought after in the Inland Northwest. Elegantly dressed and always flashing her amazing shoes, Sara’s stage presence is engaging and her genuine love and care for her fans is always on display.


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See More on CenterStage Thursday, July 13 5 p.m. Northern Ballet

and Performing Arts

Also appearing Thursday... Sara Cochran’s Piano Students - 4 p.m. Keyboard virtuosos will provide an entertaining musical interlude. Honored Citizen Introduction - 5:45-6 p.m. - Thursday evening is the time to honor Chewelah’s 2017 Honored Citizen Heidi Zornes Top Notch Talent Show - 6-7:30 p.m. - The unique talents of Chewelah’s youth are showcased on CenterStage.


orthern Ballet and Performing Arts of Chewelah will perform at CenterStage on Thursday, July 13 at 5 p.m. Come and enjoy the grace, beauty, and athleticism of these talented students.”

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See More on CenterStage friday, July 14 12-12:45 p.m. Checkmate Reality


ounding Members:Rachael Larsen (violin and tenor sax)Emma Larsen (lead vocals, trumpet)Jared Patton (drums, vocals)Juston Hyden (lead guitar)Robert Hensz (bass) Welcoming new members: Johannes Dinser (keyboard)Timmy Estes (drums) Checkmate Reality, originating in Stevens County, Washington communities of Chewelah, Summit Valley and Suncrest, performs jazz, rock, pop and even dubstep covers, plus a handful of original pieces.

1-2:30 p.m. Savannah Blain


avannah is a young upcoming singer and songwriter who draws her influences from such artists as Amy Winehouse, ZZ Ward and Adele. Her voice is only to be described as soulful with a wide dynamic range, including very intimate emotions sung with every note. She has been performing publicly since the age of nine. She’s sung “The National Anthem” for various well known sporting events such as The Spokane Indians AA baseball team, The Spokane Chiefs professional hockey team, and the Fresno Grizzlies (SF Giant’s AAA organization,) and has sung for the Special Olympics Unified Relay Across America. She has recently completed tracking her debut EP album “Along The Way,” recorded with twotime Grammy Award winning producer, Justin Armstrong, at Robert Lang Studios in Seattle, Washington. She wrote and composed all songs on the album. Savannah says she feels so blessed to have had so many talented musicians that contributed to the production of her EP album, (which she worked on for eight months prior to its release.) One of these musicians, Phil Petersen, who is a world renowned cellist, featured on track 2 and 3 of her album. He’s composed songs for P!nk, Owl City, Lupe Fiasco, Ed Sheeran, Flo Rida, Gym Class Heroes, Adam Levine (Maroon 5) and Christina Perrie, just to name a few. She has gained wide recognition in the summer 2015 issue of The Vocalist Magazine. At just 19 years old, Savannah is already making a name for herself.

5-7 p.m. Robbie Walden Band


Texas, Red-Dirt & Outlaw influenced band, groomed out of the Pacific Northwest! The intensity of singer/songwriter Robbie Walden is evident in everything he does, including the recording of his latest album “Robbie Walden Band”, a collection of originals blending Texas Red Dirt and Spaghetti Western with his native Pacific Northwest Rock and Country sounds. With influences such as Randy Rogers Band, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, and Gary Allen, Walden’s Music pleasantly surprises listeners with his distinctive, unexpected vocals and poetic, vintage outlaw songwriting that expresses his inner strength, dedication, witty sense of humor, and personal heartbreak.

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See More on CenterStage saturday, July 15 3:15-5 p.m. Coeurimba

10:00 - 11:00 a.m. 33 1/3

Album Vinyl Rock from AC/DC to ZZ Top, with a little bit of country thrown in


oeurimba brings you exhilerating marimba music from southern Africa. The melodies and polyrhythms resonate from their large, wood xylophone-like instruments. They’re powerful, energetic and great fun for all ages.

Scott Rogers - Lead Vocals, Earl Williams - Lead Guitar Marshall “Fosh” Miranda - Drums, Chris Ligocki - Bass/ Aucostic Rigel Correa - Rhythm Guitar

5:30-7 p.m. The Powers

11:15 - 12:45 a.m. Stevens County Stompers


he Stevens County Stompers are a local clogging group for all ages, male and female. We offer several different levels of clogging from recreational to competitive. We enjoy performing locally throughout the area. Come see us on Saturday, July 15th at center stage, 11:15 a.m.


e are The Powers and we call our music indie folk/country. We're based out of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho and our group has a delightful mix of parts from dynamic harmonies with acoustic guitar to banjos fighting with fiddles! Everything we play finds its way into our style of strong vocal harmony with a folky vibe.

1:00 - 2:45 p.m. Kevin Wolfe


agic and Hynosis - It’s a show that will keep everyone laughing, with Kevin Wolfe’s special improvisational style, you never know what’s going to happen. Not only does the audience have fun, but most importantly, so do the volunteers! Unlike most shows, you will see audience members become the show and venture into the world of the imagination. Almost anything Kevin suggests becomes reality for the participants. Every show is performed with good clean humor and the volunteers are handled with complete respect.

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See More on CenterStage sunday, July 16 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Midnight Run

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idnight has been together for over 8 years in the Upper Stevens County, Playing only the best up beat Rockin Blues & Rock. In 2017 Midnight Run has made a slight change with the addition of Lead Guitarist Seth Davis, He brings on his red hot guitar licks and vocals to add to the band. Be watching for Midnight Run at some of your local events.

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Chataqua 2017 Schedule - July 13-16 Events/activities

Thursday (Chewelah Day)




Information Booth

1-7 p.m.

11 a.m. - 7 p.m.

11 a.m. - 7 p.m.

11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Office (Open Wed 1-6 p.m.)

8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

1 p.m. - 4 p.m.


4-10 p.m.

12-11 p.m.

10 a.m. - 11 p.m.

10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Craft Vendors (See Page 18)

(Optional) 1-7 p.m.

10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Food Court Vendors

Noon - Close*

10 a.m - Close*

10 a.m. - Close*

10 a.m. - Close*

(Schedule/Pages 5-11)

Respond Today . . . Restore Tomorrow

“The real estate Professionals”

carpet vinyl ceramic tile laminate vinyl planks window coverings

desver 2 ign 0 Y so ears lut of ion s ChewelahFloor&

(See Page 19)

Fire Burgers

4-8 p.m.

11 a.m. - 8 p.m.

10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Beer Garden (See Page 19)

11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.

11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.

11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.

11:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Carnival (See page 17)

5-10 p.m.

Noon - 10 p.m.

Noon - 10 p.m.


Children’s Art Pavilion

(set up day)

Noon - 6 p.m.

Noon - 5 p.m.

10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

(See Page 14-15)

Chataqua Challenge Fun Run (See Page 21)

Register 6 a.m. Race 7 a.m.


Check in 7:30 a.m. Parade starts 10 a.m.

Boy Scout Breakfasts

7 - 11 a.m.

7 - 11 a.m.

Noon - 7 p.m.

Noon - 4 p.m.

Best Ball


Games 8 a.m.-9 p.m.

Games 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

(See Page 16) (Chewelah Civic Center)

KCHW Radio On-Site

5-7 p.m.

11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Golf Tournament (Page 21) Little League Tournament

East 301 Main - M-Sat 8-6 Sun 10-2


Not Your Average Store!

(Schedule Page 20)

Games 5-9 p.m.

Games 8 a.m.-9 p.m.

Mark Bigham, Marie DeFrank & Gerald Ely 401 South Park Street Chewelah, Washington 99109 509-935-6700 FAX: 509-935-6622

ua q a t a h C o t e m o c l e W

Town Center Building 298 South Main Suite 304 Colville, WA 509-684-8484

Chewelah Municipal Building 301 E. Clay Avenue, Room 107 Chewelah, WA 509-935-8181

Dave McGrane, Charlie Schuerman, Alison McGrane, Mike Waters, Logan Worley & Krystal Tate

Chewelah Valley Carwash, LLC

NOTE: Events and times in this schedule are subject to last minute changes or cancellation. Updated schedules may be obtained from the Information Tent located near CenterStage. The Chataqua office is located in the cabin on the southeast corner of the Chewelah City Park. Free WiFi in the park all weekend. Some activities and booths may choose to open early or stay open later than posted times. *Food booths stay open as long as people are eating, and often close when the beer garden closes.

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Children’s Art Pavilion THURSDAY, JULY 13 • 3:00-5:00 p.m. STAGE TIME SUMMER COMPANY -“Surprise Presentation” & Improvisations with audience FRIDAY, JULY 14 • 12:00-2:00 p.m. Drum Circle – Rhythm Exploration -Shari Weeks & Janice Mackey “2 Summit 4 Drumming” • 2:00-4:00 p.m. “Make A Chicken” -Bonnie Bester-Yuse’ • 3:00-4:00 p.m. Face Painting -J.H.S. Cheerleaders • 4:00-6:00 p.m. StageTime Summer Company -“Surprise Presentation” & Improvisations with audience • 5:00-6:00 p.m. (looking for an Artist! 936-2010) SATURDAY, JULY 15 • 12:00-2:00 p.m. “Perspective Drawing with a Vanishing Point” -Tom Bristol & Ken Breiter • 1:00-3:00 p.m. “Face Painting” - J.H.S. Cheerleaders • 2:00-4:00 p.m. “Water color painting” - Chris Johnson & Chris Lehwalder • 3-5 p.m. “Let’s Participate with Stevens County Rock Painters” -Staff • 4:00-6:00 p.m. “StageTime Summer Company” -“Surprise Presentation” & Improvisations with audience SUNDAY, JULY 16 • 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Pick a Craft -Staff • 12:00-1:00 p.m.: Wrap-up PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGES. SOME ACTIVITIES RUN SIMULTANEOUSLY WITH OTHERS. PARENTS ARE EXPECTED TO STAY WITH THEIR CHILDREN.


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Children’s Pavilion

Chewelah Arts Guild offers activities for kids of all ages!


he Children’s Pavilion is located in the Northeast corner of the park. The large covered area was built and funded by the Chewelah Arts Guild.

The Children’s Pavilion is located in the Northeast corner of the park. The large covered area was built and funded by the Chewelah Arts Guild


he Children’s Pavilion provides a place where parents can bring their children to escape the hustle and bustle of the crowd and enjoy an “ART” experience. On-going activities throughout much of the Chataqua event include water play, easel painting, and various craft projects. All activities are free to the public compliments of the Chewelah Arts Guild and Community Celebrations. See the full schedule on Page 14.

StageTime Summer Company performing Thursday - Saturday StageTime Summer Company is a group of experienced Stage Time students who are committed to sharing the joy of theater with everyone. They are Brooke Bennett, Jessica Cochran, Zeke Crockett, Abby Fantasia, Judah Katona, Tommy Kirry, Jaydin Ludeman, Robbie Thompson and Mackenzie Acord, supervised by Janet McLaughlin.

Boy Scout Chataqua Breakfast at the Civic Center 311 E. Clay Ave, Chewelah Serving Pancakes, Biscuits & Gravy, Sausage, Eggs, Coffee and Juice

Only $7 per plate Saturday, July 15 Sunday, July 16 7am - 11am All proceeds benefit Boy Scout Troop 989

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Serving Stevens County & Surrounding Areas New Owners Brian Lussier & Mike Durgeloh


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The Parade (City Hall) on Clay St. and East 3rd. (See Map). The Parade starts at 10 a.m. Pre-registration prior to parade day is appreciated, but not required. On arrival at the staging area, have one person from your party register with the Parade Registrar at the corner of Webster and 2nd St. East to obtain a number and placement in the parade. Once you have been assigned a number and directed to your staging locations, please get your float, car, group, horses, logging truck (whatever) to its proper location as quickly as possible. Private cars must be removed from the area. Ask the Parade Registrar helpers for proper (non-tow away) areas in which passengers or support vehicles may be parked. The annual Chataqua parade will roll through beautiful downtown Chewelah on Saturday morning, July 15, beginning at 10 a.m. Floats, classic cars, commercial trucks, marching and mounted units, and many others will all be on display to entertain the crowds. Be sure to get your favorite spot early and, after the parade, be sure to visit the unique downtown shops. Parade awards will be presented in the park on CenterStage at 1 p.m. PARKING INFORMATION Parking anywhere along the parade route is prohibited after 6 a.m. on Saturday morning. (Please refer to Parade Route Map) Improperly parked and/or unattended vehicles will be towed at the owner’s expense. Once a tow truck has been dispatched, a towing fee will be charged. Prior to 10 a.m., customers needing to make necessary pick ups from Main Street businesses will be allowed access by the traffic patrol person at the intersection of Main and East Fifth Street. Vehicles must be off the street by 10 a.m.

SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR PARADE ENTRIES Throwing anything, including candy, from vehicles or floats towards the parade watchers is strictly prohibited to prevent children from dashing out into the street. Candy may be handed out by person(s) walking close to curbs. Please be careful rounding corners. The parade route has some sharp turns and spectators, especially kids, tend to crowd into the street. Parade winners will be announced at CenterStage at 12:45 p.m., following the parade. Please contact Kerry Summers at chewelahparade@

PARADE PARTICIPATION Everyone is welcome to submit an application in the Chataqua Parade. Line up starts at 8 a.m. in the staging area adjacent to the Municipal Center

• Breads • Sweet Rolls • Cookies and Pies • Flour and Grain • Butter and Eggs • Deli Meat and Cheese • Snacks and Candies • Locally Roasted Coffee

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Carnival Fun Chataqua Carnival opens Thursday! IN N I O J FUN E H T -15 3 1 y Jul

ua C h a t a qs Day

From quality memorial stones to custom engraved home and garden items come see why Colville Monument Works creations stand the test of time!


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Saturday, July 15 Sunday, July 16

5pm to Close 1st Session Noon to 5pm 2nd Session 5pm to 10pm 1st Session Noon to 5pm 2nd Session 5pm to 10pm TBD

163 East 2nd Avenue Colville, WA 99114

• All rides require more than one ticket. • Minimum of 36” to ride. • Height restrictions apply and vary by ride.


Closing Time Depends on Crowds and Weather

Chataqua Shirts!

Find them at Akers United Drug and Valley Drug! guest cottage


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Factory located 5 Miles N of Deer Park off Hwy 395 at 4415 Williams Valley Rd

hataqua T-shirts and tank tops are available for purchase now at Valley Drug Co. (E. 102 Main Ave.) and Akers United Drug (N. 406 Park St.) in Chewelah. During Chataqua weekend, you can purchase them at the Information Booth in the Park. The shirts are available in many colors and sizes like the one seen here. Prices are Youth $8; Ladies Cut and Adult $10; 2X-3X $15; and Tank Tops $15. The shirt design was produced by Patsy Cotter and Brandon Hansen.

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2017 Chataqua Vendors Ann’ue Sensation LLC lotions and healing creams Art Line Oil - acrylic paintings, scroll saw, bird houses Artistic Expression hot pads, bags, baby shoes Artistry in Wood DBA hardwood cutting boards Artstone Garden Ornaments metal garden art Authentic African Art baskets, a few necklaces Baby Kisses Soft Sculptured Dolls Backyard Art Bird Baths, Benches, different metal art Band of Saws Wood Puzzle, word art, jewelry boxes, holiday items Barb’s Oil Paintings * Big Bear Chocolates Gourmet Chocolate caramel Apples Fudge Bockemuehl Jewelers sterling silver & 14K gold, mostly celtic jewelry Burlap Dragonfly Boutique jewelry, leather wrap, embroidery hats, shirts, towels * CC’s Holistic Gifts/Toast Toppers no sugar added spreads/jams, holistic gifts CG Rocks Jewelry and Chinese Crafts Macrame jewelry, gold/silver jewelry Chase Honey Company 100% Beewax candles, Honey, Huckleberry Honey Country Strong - handmade jewelry made from spent ammunition Crafts By Granny’s Hands Neck coolers, Jackets, reversible bags, oven door towels Craft’s Galore pillow quilts, bag sacks, cool neck D & G Enterprises original oil paintings Dorothea Pritchett Pottery * Elsners Wooden Toys (and things) wood birdhouses, feeders, chairs, stools, shelves ERGJ Studios lampwork glass beads, marbles and handmade lace made into jewelry Far West Metal Art metal art design Farmhouse Fine Gifts cards, jewelry Flutterbye Creations handmade jewelry Hair by Lindsey Handmade hair adornments from mild steel and vintage beads Hair Claws wood 2 and 3 prong, curved hairforks, Butterfly suncatchers Heaven Scent Candles WA candles Highland Sanctuary Native American Art, jewelry, flutes, smudge products Homemade Baby Homemade Baby Items Indian Creek Opals Handcrafted Gemstone Jewelry Jenny’s Frameworks laser cut/engraved wood picture frames & matting * Jewerly Works Handcrafted jewelry, stick art, leather works, chain saw carvings JJ & Company magnetite & stone/shell, surgical steel & gemstone, leather bracelets Katrena Honaker Photography * Keystone Cigar Box Guitars musical instruments - art * Kozy Kreations, prints, frames, chalk boards, lamps, rice bags, wood crafts * Lethal Customs metal art and yard art Ling Bower Art Studio Chinese watercolor paintings, prints, cards

3/3A 16 4 31 65/64 56 28 44/47 27 79 22 103 2 8 9 82 35 30/41 6/7 74 66 98/99 58 63 36/37 45 52 72 87 24 61 21 5 88/89 67 110 29 110 107/108 59


Lisa’s Basketry handcrafted baskets 73 Liz’s Country Collectibles soaps, lotions, candles,wreaths, swags, florals 91/92 Love Hath A Way soap, small wood items: Bracelets, barrettes 12 Maria Sabella Creations rings, pendants, necklaces, bracelets, anklets 18/17 MC Metal Art 3-D blued & brushed wall art and metal sculpture 94 McUnes Creative Side Handpainted crystal glass nail files * 85 Morando Sculptures high quality concrete yard art 54/55 Natures Images Water color 42/49 Old Oak Trading Company Elkhorn necklaces, domino’s earrings, key chains, necklaces 48 Radar’s Creations purses, coin purses, cases, bags, coasters, belts, wallets 69 Red Cottage Designs hummingbird feeders, lamps, glassware, melted glass * 26 Rippled Prints LLC burnwood pictures, magnets, coasters, bulletin boards * 33 RnR Garden Creations metal yard art/ rust & black 95/96/97 Rock Cabin Farm rock , wood jewelry, metal silhouettes, key rings, welcome signs 57 Rolling Silver Jewelry jewelry of silver, hammered copper and stones 100 Sarah Scates Pottery pottery 60 Sculptures in Glass goat milk soaps and hand blown and sculptured glass 76/77 Simplistic Designs copper, bronze and silver jewelry 70 Simply Natural Log Furnishings log furniture and accessories 101/102 Simply Sew Unique Aprons, Bags, Teddy Bears, baby items 15 Southern Delight necklaces, ladder yarn, feather earings, lotion bar, glass lanterns * 93 Stone Crazy Gemstone and Sterling Jewelry 14 Survival-By-Design specially designed t-shirts 36/37 Sweet Home Soap Company vegetable glycerin handmade soap 34 Sweet Snaps princess wands, hair clips, pens and more 80 The Basket Cases Fabric Wrapped Baskets 109 The Grassroots Company hassocks/chests, lawn art, flamingo’s 104 The Recycled Spoon, LLC Handcrafted Silver Plate Silverware Jewelry & windchimes 43 Three Rivers Gourmet Gourmet Olive Oils & Balsamic Vinegars 19 Tom And Ginger Creations wood bowls, platters, keepsakes, greeting cards, frames 50 True Imagery Studio Face Painting 81 Unique Designs by Molly magnetic therapy jewelry 83 Vicki’s Gifts “Dichroic Glass” jewelry, “DC” tie tacks, “DC” Lanyards, and more 51 VIP’s Magnetic Beads & Things magnetic jewelry 71 Washington Rocks rocks and minerals 62 Wasson’s Whimziez Jewelry 40 Western Lights Candle Co hand poured candles 1 Winding River Designs handmade natural stone and metal jewelry 90 Xtreme Pet Products Handmade Humane Pet Leashers & harnesses * 105 * new vendors

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The Beer Garden Azar's

Gyro's, Humus


Breakfast, cod, shrimp, clams, oysters

Chewelah Firefighters Fire Burgers, pop, ice ($2/bag)

LyLo's Oriental Café Chicken Teriyaki, Yakisobe-style stir fry

Marsalee's Thai Food Beef/Chicken Teriyaki, rice, veggies, noodles

Pizza By The Slice

Coffee Caravan, Inc. Espresso, soda, freezes, pastries

Pizza, pulled pork, turkey legs, curly fries, soda, lemonade, juice

Eldon's Sausage

Terry's Breakfast

Polish sausage

Funnel cakes, philly cheesesteaks

John Kennedy’s lemonade

White's Concessions

Donuts, fresh lemonade, variety

Sausage, corn dogs, curly fries, drinks, hamburgers, elephant ears

Inland Empire Concession Deep fried cheesecake, Twinkies, Snickers, ice cream

Near CenterStage! The Beer Garden is a shady place for adults (age 21 and over) to enjoy visiting with friends and sipping some suds while catching the entertainment on CenterStage. The Beer Garden is operated by Community Celebrations in strict compliance with Washington State Liquor Control Board rules and regulations. WSLCB restrictions on over-serving will be fairly, but firmly enforced. The proceeds from the Beer Garden partially offset the cost of entertainment on CenterStage. We ask for your cooperation in following WSLCB rules: 1. Serving intoxicated patrons (over-serving) is prohibited. 2. Every person on the premises or seeking entry is required to have ID on their person to verify age identity. 3. After ID has been checked by security, a mark will be stamped on the hand allowing that person to leave and re-enter without having to check their ID again. The mark must be plainly visible. 4. Beer or wine or any other beverage may not be handed over the fence or carried into or out of the beer garden in any kind of container.

Inland Northwest Dairy Women

Beer Garden Hours

Ice cream cones, dishes, sundaes

Thursday: 11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. Friday: 11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. Saturday: 11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. Sunday: 11:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Kettle Corn Varieties of popcorn

Always open to the public!

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Little League Tournament Thursday, JULY 13




5 PM

Chewelah vs Colville (10U)


7 PM

Chewelah vs Tri-County (12U)




8 AM



10 AM

Chewelah vs Spokane Cubs (10U)

Trail vs. Tri-County (10U)

12:15 PM

Chewelah vs Dodgers (12U)

Tri-County (Black) vs. Colville (12U)

2:30 PM

Tri-County (Orange) vs. Chelan (12U)

Colville vs. Okanogan (10U)

4:45 PM 7 PM

Colville vs. Dodgers (12U)

Tri-County vs. Cubs (10U)

Trail vs. Renegades (12U)




8 AM

Trail vs. Okanogan (10U)


10 AM

Trail vs Chelan (12U)

Renegades vs Tri-County (Orange) (12U)

12:15 PM 2:30 PM

Chewelah vs. Okanogan (10U)

Colville vs Tri County (10U)

Chewelah vs. Colville (12U)

Spokane Cubs vs Trail (10U)

4:45 PM

Tri-County (Black) vs Dodgers (12U)

Trail vs. Tri County (Orange) (12U)

7 PM

Renegades vs Chelan (12U)


10U AMERICAN Chewelah Colville Okanogan 10U National Trail Tri-County Spokane Cubs 12U Blue Tri-County - Black Colville Chewelah Dodgers 12U RED Trail Renegades Chelan Tri-County-Orange

Chataqua 2017 Mike Carpenter Memorial Tournament The Chewelah Little League has 14 teams participating in the Chataqua 2017 Mike Carpenter Memorial Trounament this year. Two pools of three teams are in the 10 and under division and two pools of four teams are in the 12 and under division. They will be playing Thursday through Sunday at the Chewelah Bowling Alley across the street from the Chewelah Park, and the Barbour Complex behind Jenkins High School (on East Lincoln). The softball field is the far field behind the high school The Mike Carpenter Sportsmanship Award will be presented Sunday after the selected team’s last game. Coin flip will determine Home/Visitors for all games played.

sunday, JULY 16

8 AM 10:30 AM




12U Consolation Game: Blue #3 vs. Red #3

12U Consolation Game: Blue #4 vs. Red #4


American #1 seed vs National #2 seed National #1 seed vs American #2 seed (10U) (10U)

10U Consolation Game American #3 vs National #3

1 PM

Blue #1 seed vs Red #2 seed (12U)

Red #1 seed vs Blue #2 seed (12U)


3:30 PM 6:00 PM

10U Championship Game

10U 3rd and 4th Place Game


12U Championship Game

12U 3rd and 4th Place Game


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Mon - Fri

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Service & Smiles Mochas Lattes Cappuccinos Glaciers

Smoothies Jet Tea Italian Sodas Snacks & More!

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Chataqua Challenge 5K/10K Fun Run

Chewelah Golf Tournament E


he Chewelah Chataqua Challenge 5K and 10K races will be happening again this year. There are fantastic trophies designed by David Govedere for first place male and female winners of each race and medals and ribbons for first, second, and third places in nine different categories. The date is Saturday, July 15 at 7 a.m. If you need a registration you can print one off at After opening the page, find Featured downloads and click on the Fun Run Registration 2017 link. You can also pick up a paper copy at Valley Drug Co. This is a great event to keep you on track to better health and enjoy scenic Chewelah. Make it even more fun by inviting a friend. Hope to see you at the race. If you have any questions, call Denise Smith at 935-6340 or 936-0299.

very year the Chewelah Golf and Country Club hosts an annual 2-Man Best Ball-Scramble golf tournament during Saturday and Sunday of the Chataqua Festival. For the 2017 tournament, 2-Man Best Ball is on Saturday, July 15 and the 2-Man Scramble is on Sunday, July 16. Call the pro shop at 509-935-6807 for more information or visit www. The Chewelah Golf & Country Club is a 27-hole facility open to the public. The beautifully maintained course is designed to challenge golfers of all ability levels. Scenic views and glimpses of abundant wildlife are extra benefits. An RV park is adjacent to the course and includes modern laundry facilities and showers. Three tennis courts and the

driving range are all within a short walk. The only 27-hole course in the region, the combination of both a nine and eighteen-hole venue has golfers raving about the versatility of the facility. The well designed fairways, traps, water hazards and greens are proving to be a major attraction for golfers from throughout the Inland Northwest. Another major attraction is the beautiful clubhouse and the Rusty Putter restaurant and lounge. Every conceivable amenity has been included for golfers and non-golfers. The clubhouse has been the site for many large area functions and serves that purpose nicely. For informations on clubhouse availability and reservations, call 509-935-6807.

NEW Humane Society Photo Booth


hat are you looking forward to at Chataqua? Is it the food? The music and entertainment on CenterStage? Maybe the rides? Why not look forward to getting some friends together in the NEWHS Photo Booth? Yes, real mall-style photo strips of you and your zany friends enjoying Chataqua 2017! All proceeds go to the North Eastern WA Humane Society in their quest for a shelter in southern Stevens County! Entertainment Warehouse is the provider of the photo booth, which has been at Chataqua for the last 6 years. You

will find props, such as wigs, hats, boas, sunglasses and more when you come to get your pictures taken. The Photo Booth will be set up on the corner of HWY 395 and Lincoln, in front of the Theatre Building. It will be open for your entertainment and business on Thursday from 4 pm until after the Talent Show (8 pm), Friday from 1 pm to 8 pm, and Saturday after the parade, about noon, until 9 pm. You may contact Becky Washington if you have questions at 509-935-6635.


Boy Scout Breakfast

oy Scout Troop 989 of Valley, WA will be serving breakfast at the Chewelah Civic Center on Saturday and Sunday of Chataqua. The breakfast will be served from 7-11 a.m. on the morning of July 15 and July 16. It will include pancakes, sausage, biscuits and gravy, eggs, coffee and juice for $7 a plate. Proceeds benefit Boy Scout Troop 989.

Free WiFi access available in the park all weekend!

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Chewelah Mailboxes ! & More

401 South Park St. (Hwy 395) Chewelah, WA 99109

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Heidi said. “The town was exactly what we were looking for and the valley is just gorgeous. I’m a people person and it’s a really vibrant community and it keeps getting more vibrant after the nine years that we’ve lived here.” Heidi has helped the town become more energetic. In a letter nominating Zornes for Citizen of the Year, Geraldine Holz said “she is educating citizens on the importance of health and fitness and has been dedicated in doing just that for the Chewelah community for many years.” The blinkers on cars heading east on Webster to go to the Civic Center at 6:45 a.m. for Zornes’ classes never go away in the winter, spring, fall or summer. “What’s going on at that time of morning that brings 20-24 cars loaded with exercise balls, weights and yoga mats into town?,” Jonni Graybeal wrote. “She has motivated dozens of Chewelah citizens toward better health and fitness.” Zornes said it was wonderful to see classes continue to grow in size. So much so that they now are held at the Civic Center, the St. Mary’s of the

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for Eastern Washington State College (now known as Eastern Washington University) in Cheney and moved into coaching afterwards. “He was always setting up weight programs where he went,” Heidi said. “Someone encouraged me around 1990 to become a certified instructor and at first I thought that would be too much on my plate but I ended up doing it and here I am.” Coaching meant the Zornes’ moved around a lot. From Hawaii, Vancouver, B.C. to Montana, the Tri-Cities and then to Cheney when Zornes became the head football coach for the Eastern Washington Eagles. He would serve as head coach for 14 years and then as athletic director of the school until 1999. The two had settled down in Cheney, but became enamored with Chewelah’s golfing and skiing options. “Dick had been up golfing and we had always skied up at 49 Degrees North,”

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Rosary School and in the basement of the clubhouse at the Chewelah Golf and Country Club. Along with fitness classes there are also yoga, art and self defense classes offered through seven different instructors. “I feel like a proud mama!,” Zornes said with a laugh. Zornes’ sayings are memorable to her students who have found her style of teaching works for nearly everybody. That’s an achievement considering her students range from age 50 to their late 80s. “Heidi works her students hard every workout, while making humorous comments and teasing her students,” John Johnson, who is still going strong at age 75 thanks to Heidi, wrote. “She makes class fun. We all love her and try to never miss a class.” The type of classes Heidi teaches are wide ranging from Power Yoga to Pilates Core Class to Aerobic and Strength Interval Training. Zornes said the best thing about teaching fitness is people want to be there. They’re usually in a happy mood

as well. “People get involved with fitness and they tend to stick with it,” Zornes said. “It is a way to go out and see people, so these classes provide a social aspect as well. The gathering of people is fun.” When she isn’t skiing or golfing with Dick, the two have a daughter in Seattle and a son in Portland that they meet up with quite a bit during the summer. Zornes said she was extremely honored to receive the award, which was helped by a considerable letterwriting campaign by her students and friends. She added this award is more for everybody that has been part of her classes for years - which is more than a few people. “This is so wonderful; I share this with them,” Heidi said. Zornes will appear on CenterStage on Thursday night of Chataqua, July 13 at 5:45 p.m., where she will be officially recognized as Chewelah’s Honored Citizen of 2017. She will also appear Saturday morning, July 16, in the Chataqua Parade.

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2017 Chataqua program  

2017 Chataqua festival program published by The Independent

2017 Chataqua program  

2017 Chataqua festival program published by The Independent