A CAMP process meeting put on by the State Parks’ will be held in Colfax Monday, Feb. 26, from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. at the Whitman County Library’s main branch as part of the second phase of a public planning process for Steptoe Butte. State Parks is considering buying land on the butte from private individuals to maintain as a park and public area.
By Garth Meyer Gazette Reporter
Plans move ahead at the Colfax School District this week after the $18.9 million facilities bond that garnered 73 percent voter approval. The high margin was noted by many supporters, including a building committee which worked for 13 months preparing the measure. “To receive such public approval on such an important issue for us, we’re just thrilled,” said Superintendent Jerry Pugh.