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Stevens County Chief Deputy Auditor-Treasurer (left), receives a plaque from county Board of Commissioners chair Ron Staples during Solvie's retirement party on Tuesday. Solvie is retiring after 42 years with the office. Photo courtesy Lori Boots.

After an early job scare, Solvie celebrates 42 years with Stevens County

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Kieth Solvie was sure his career was over almost before it got started.

That was 42 years ago.

Solvie, Stevens County Chief Deputy Auditor-Treasurer, will spend his last day on the job Thursday.


County co-workers, friends and family stopped by the courthouse on Tuesday to honor Solvie and send him off into retirement.

"It's almost like family here with all these people," Solvie said. "They've been wonderful to work with."

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