By K.S. Brooks / Chewelah Independent

While there is no concrete evidence that Sasquatch truly exists — there is one thing that’s certain — and that’s the fact that there are a lot of Sasquatch or Bigfoot groups in this area. Another certainty is that no two approach “Squatching” the…

By K.S. Brooks / Silverado Express Newspaper

I’ve said for years that the two best icebreakers are dogs and cars — total strangers have come up to me to talk about both. So it was no surprise to me that Misty Wegner and Charlie Aebi met because of dogs.

Both…

Story by K.S. Brooks / Silverado Express Newspaper

They say that Sasquatch activity tends to pick up in the warmer months, but I don’t think anyone was anticipating what’s about to happen in Chewelah. …

By K.S. Brooks / Silverado Express Newspaper

This is a difficult topic. But if writing and talking about it can save one life, then it’s worth it. Facts are facts: Farmers in the United States die by suicide 1.5 times more often than the national average, according to a study…

K.S. Brooks / Silverado Express Newspaper

What do Sasquatch researchers talk about around the fire? Stories of finding footprints, hearing screams, and other mysterious encounters. …

By K. S. Brooks / Silverado Express Newspaper

It’s white, but it’s dark. Your arms are pinned. You can’t move your legs. Are you up or down? You can’t tell. Muffled voices filter down through the packed snow, at least you think that. Do they know you’re there? You want…

Back in the olden days when I lived in the Boston area, we’d see historic houses going down the road from time to time. It wasn’t anything shocking since it happened fairly often. The narrow, congested, hilly, and windy roads made it a bit of a challenge for movers and…

I’m pretty sure the person who came up with the idea for the Energizer Bunny was inspired by Judy Cressey of Colville. If there’s an event related to 4-H, the Fair, education, or just something that needs a volunteer, odds are you’ll see Judy and her husband Larry there. You…

“What normal person decides ‘I think I want to live in Hawaii’ and then ends up dancing on cruise ships?” I was asked — by Brandon Finley of Cusick. Now, keep in mind, he’s not talking about going cruising and doing line dancing or something. …

KS Brooks

Award-winning novelist and photographer. Fearless leader of IndiesUnlimited. Wilderness hermit, intrepid road warrior. Gluten-free guru. Slightly opinionated.

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