Pend Oreille County officials visit Kretz, Short in Olympia The two officials crossed the mountains to discuss local cost-saving measures   Reps. Joel Kretz  and Shelly Short welcomed two Pend Oreille officials to Olympia the week of Jan. 12. Laura Merrill, County Commissioner, and Marianne Nichols, County Auditor, were at the Capitol to discuss issues dealing with local legislation... Read More...