May 26, 2016


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Lost and Found 1

Cards of Thanks 2

Help Wanted 3
FIRE CHIEF For City of Colfax
Visit for the position profile, complete job description and application packet or contact City Hall at 397-3861. To apply please send a letter of interest, resumé and completed application to Connie Ellis, City Clerk PO Box 229, Colfax, WA 99111. Open until filled. 21/2
Park Ranger/Operations & Trail Coordinator – Whitman County Parks Department. The position manages and coordinates grounds and facilities operations and maintenance at Whitman County park sites under the direction of the Lead Worker, Director and Parks Board. Perform park maintenance, repair, security, and other related work and serves as the resident caretaker in the residence provided at Kamiak Butte County Park. Work is performed in both an office and field setting involving weekends and evenings. Hires and supervises seasonal employees, volunteers and court appointed individuals. Public contact to include visitor assistance and monitoring/enforcement of park rules and policies. Prepares reports, bids, grants and correspondence. Orders and maintains supplies, materials and equipment. Implements park risk management and safety programs. Assists in other areas as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS include three years of experience in facilities and grounds maintenance work; or substituting on a month-for-month basis, any experience, education, or training which would provide the level of knowledge and ability required. College degree in Parks/Recreation or related field is desired. Knowledge of parks and recreation management is highly desired. Possession of a valid driver’s license. Possession of, or ability to obtain, Public Operator’s License for weed control. Possession of, or ability to obtain, First Aid and CPR certification. Successfully pass a drivers and background check. STARTING SALARY: $2,403.00 – $2,601.00 per month DOQ plus benefits. CLOSING DATE: June 6, 2016 at 5:00 pm. For an application contact Whitman County Human Resources,, 400 North Main Street, Colfax, WA 99111 or call (509) 397-6205 ADA/EOE. 20/2
ASSISTANT FINANCE ADMINISTRATOR, Whitman County Auditor’s Office. Assist the Finance Administrator in preparing, and analyzing Whitman County budget and fiscal management. Knowledge of Washington State BARS & GAAP. QUALIFICATIONS: Two years progressively responsible accounting, bookkeeping, clerical experience, experience & education providing the level of knowledge, skill and ability required. STARTING SALARY: $3,671.00 per month DOQ plus benefits. CLOSES: Until Filled. Applications available at 400 N Main St, Colfax WA or (509) 397-6205. AA/EOE 20/2
Secretary-Legal – Whitman County District Court. Specialized & complex secretarial work in the Colfax Office requiring considerable attention to detail and application of independent judgment within policy and procedural guidelines. QUALIFICATIONS: Two years of general clerical, financial, and typing experience applicable to the position, or substituting on a month for month basis, any experience, education, or training which would demonstrate the level of knowledge and ability required. Preferred: Experience with JIS computer system. SALARY: $2,655.00 per mo. plus benefits. CLOSING DATE: May 27, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. Applications available at, or 400 North Main, Colfax, (509) 397-6205. AA/EOE 19/3
Looking to hire full time farm hand in Colfax area. Will be driving semi and doing machinery maintenance. Also looking for semi driver for Harvest (no CDL required). Send description of experience to 7afarms@gmail. com 18/tfn
SHOP MECHANIC: Mechanic with 3 to 5 years working knowledge of agricultural equipment. Knowledge of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems required. Prefer experience in drive train and engines, but will train the right candidate. Must be self-motivated and able to work without direct supervision. Must supply own tools.
TO APPLY: Go to, click on View Current Job Openings, click on the job title of the job, and then click Apply Now. Reference job #2016-79. Papé is an EEO 15/7

Jobs Wanted 4
Country woman seeking live-in position, assistance with daily care for elderly/handicapped; companion/ house-sitting. Excellent references. Call (509) 397-9007. 19/4

Misc. for Sale 5
Like new Central Machinery 9″x20″ Metal Lathe, many extras, $1400 O.B.O. Also, drill / mill extras, $650 O.B.O. Please call 509-553-9928. 19/4

Misc. Wanted 6

Livestock/Pets 7
Whitman County Humane Society, Pullman Pets for Adoption: Bosco 4 yo NM Pit Bull Terrier type, Benji 2 yo MN Black Lab/Border Collie type, Roxy 5 yo FS Pit Bull Terrier/Shar Pei type, Rosi 6 yo FS Pit Bull Terrier type, JC 8 yo MN Rat Terrier type, Tony 1 yo MN Pit Bull Terrier type, Gunner 3 yo MN Border Collie type, 10 Cats, 3 Kittens, 1 Rabbit, 1 Corn Snake, 2 FeLV(+) cats. We are badly in need of foster homes for orphaned kittens & FeLV+ cats! 1340 SE Old Moscow Hwy, Pullman, WA. 509-332-3422. Open 7 days a week, 1 – 5:30 p.m. Website 48/tfn

Homes For Sale 10

Mobile Homes 11

For Rent 12
2 Bedroom Apartment for rent in Colfax. All major appliances provided. Includes carport, extra storage. Call 509-288-0041 for more info. 21/tfn
Room or house for rent in Colfax, by day or by week. Private, close to town. Please Call 512-629-8273. 20/8
Spacious 1BR/1BA apartment for rent in Colfax located in lovely, Victorian home near downtown. Includes separate laundry and garage. No smoking/pets. $600/mo. First last and deposit required. Available June 1. 509-288-0635 19/4
Furnished 1BR/1BA apartment for rent in Colfax located in lovely, Victorian home near downtown. Includes separate laundry. No smoking/pets. $525/mo. First, last and deposit required. Available June 1. 509-288-0635 19/4
Marcus Place Apartments now accepting applications for a 1-bedroom apartment. Easy access. Qualified applicants pay 30% of income. Senior complex 62 and older or disabled/handicapped under 62. Call 509-397-1010 or view at office 207 N. Lake St., Colfax, WA. 99111 Apt B-5. 11/tfn
LaCrosse Multi-Family Housing Complex now taking applications for a NICE Two Bedroom ground level Apt. Available to: 62 years of age or disabled at any age – income eligibility required. Includes utilities and Wi-Fi. On-site laundry facility is provided. Nice neighborhood / close to services. Please call office @ (509) 549-4302 and leave a message, or email lacrosseapartments Your message will be answered. 38/tfn

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