May 25, 2015


Lost & Found 1

Cards of Thanks 2

Help Wanted 3
Whitman County Public Works Department is seeking a Heavy Equipment Operators, for our Pullman Shop. This is a road maintenance and construction position. Equipment operation required: hydraulic excavator, grader, backhoe, bulldozer, loader, tandem axle truck and trailer. REQUIRED: Possession of a valid CDL Class A, Tank Vehicle Endorsement to CDL; a safe driving record, and ability to drive 13-speed road ranger transmission and tandem axle truck with a minimum of two (2) year full-time operating experience with these pieces of equipment. Current medical card and pre-employment drug screening required. PREFERRED: Hazardous Materials Endorsement STARTING SALARY: $3089 per month plus benefits. CLOSING DATE: June 3, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. A signed application is required. Applications are available at Whitman County Human Resources,, 400 North Main Street, Colfax, WA 99111 or call (509) 397-5242. AA/EOE 21/2
Best Western Wheatland Inn in Colfax now hiring for full time director of sales and multiple housekeeping positions (weekends required for housekeeping). Pick up an application at 701 N. Main St., Colfax. 21/2
Pool Manager – Accepting applications for summer employment. Supervisory experience preferred. Inquire at info.rosaliapool 19/4
Lifeguards – Accepting applications for summer employment. Inquire at info.rosaliapool 19/4
Small rural independent nursing home needs laundry worker. Please call 509-284-4501 to request an application. 19/tfn

Small rural independent nursing home needs reliable help for housekeeping assistant. Full time. Please call Tekoa Care Center at 509-284-4501 to request an application.17/tfn
Whitman County Library hiring part-time Mail Clerk/Library Assistant Are you friendly, flexible, customer service oriented and comfortable with computers? Do you have a part-time job that you would like to supplement with another? Whitman County Library has an opening for a mail clerk/library assistant for the Colfax Branch. Applicants must be reliable, able to lift 50 pounds and possess a valid driver’s license. To start, work hours may vary from 10-15 hours weekly. For additional information, contact the Colfax Branch at (509) 397-4366. We hope to fill this position quickly so apply today! 20/2
PUBLIC WORKS’ UTILITY WORKER For City of Colfax. Visit for the position profile. Complete job description and application packet or contact City Hall at (509)397-3861. To apply please send a letter of interest, resume’ and completed application to Connie Ellis, City Clerk, PO Box 229, Colfax, WA 99111. Open until filled. 20/3
Grain and cattle operation needs a person for summer employment. Please call 509-553-9159. 19/4
For City of Colfax
Visit for the position profile, complete job description and application packet or contact City Hall at (509) 397-3861. To apply please send a letter of interest, resume’ and complete application packet to Connie Ellis, City Clerk, PO Box 229, Colfax, WA 99111. Open until filled. 19/3
5 Colfax Daily Bulletin Routes Available! Nice Spring and Summer weather ahead. Great chance to make some extra summer cash. Call Gordon or Mike at 397-4333. 18/tfn
Advertising sales manager / salesperson needed for advertising print sales, account management and new products. Assist established accounts and generate new ones. Marketing functions for entire organization. Full time, salary + incentives. Email Gordon at or call 397-4333. 19/tfn
Tekoa care center is looking for a Day Shift and Evening Shift Registered Nurse to join our outstanding team! The registered nurse is responsible for the supervision of and delivery of care for residents in a skilled nursing unit. This includes assessing resident’s needs, administering nursing care, evaluating nursing care, making sure that individual care plans are implemented and supervising certified Nursing Assistants and other personnel as needed. We offer flexible schedules. The day shift is a temporary position that may become permanent. It will be for at least 6 months or more. The hours are 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and the evening shift is a full-time permanent position. The hours for that shift are 2 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Required Skills: A current unrestricted Registered Nurse License in the State of Washington, Demonstrate clinical assessment skills at the level necessary to meet the job requirements, Ability to make decisions independently when circumstances warrant such actions, Effective interpersonal skill and ability to work on an interdisciplinary team, Basic understanding of computers, Positive attitude toward the elderly and mentally ill, Must be able to pass a drug test and criminal background check, Must be able to communicate both orally and written to physicians, families and guardians, Must be able to respond appropriately in an emergency situation, Must have a current CPR card, Must be available to work some weekends and holidays. Anyone interested please call Tekoa Care Center for application and set up interview or send your resume to Equal opportunity employer. 3/tfn
Small, rural nursing home that specializes in behaviors is in need of a full time days, evenings and night shift nursing assistant. NAC preferred but will train if needed. Training provided at Healthcare Training Center in Spokane. Wage DOE, flexible schedule. Privately owned. Great place to work. Please call Tekoa Care Center at 509-284-4501 to request an application. 7/tfn

Jobs Wanted 4

Misc. for Sale 5
Model Home Furnishings. Dining, Bedroom, Leather, Micro fabric, Sofas, Loveseats, Chairs, Ottomans, Sectionals, Home Office, Ent. ctrs, Tables, Lamps, Reclining Sofas & Chairs, Carpet, Area Rugs, Accessories, Mattresses and more! MUST SELL! Pullman 509-332-5505 12/tfn

Misc. Wanted 6
Wanted: Alfalfa – good quality first or second cutting, small bales. Call 509-428-9410. 21/4

Livestock/Pets 7
Whitman County Humane Society, Pullman Pets for Adoption: Percy 2 yo NM Hound Mix, Dash 7 yo NM Shepherd/Border Collie Mix, Nathan 2 yo NM mini Australian Shepherd, Alena 5 yo FS Pit Bull Terrier type, Kaya 1 yo FS Pit Bull Terrier type, Buddy 2 yo FS Border Collie, Luna 2 yo F Retriever mix, Iris 7 yo F Shepherd type, 6 Cats, 1 Bearded Dragon “Squirt”. 1340 SE Old Moscow Hwy, Pullman, WA. 509-332-3422. Shelter hours 7 days a week 1:00 to 5:30 p.m. Website 48/tfn

Farm Machinery 8

Feed, Seed, Fert. 9

Homes for Sale 10
Open House Sunday, May 24, 1 to 4 p.m. at 107 Center Chatcolet Rd., Hayburn St. Park, Plummer, Idaho. 3 bed, 2 bath cabin with boat house. $160,000 509-953-0696, 509-397-4521. 21/1

For Rent 12
Copeland Apartments – Studio and one bedroom units, nicely updated, in Colfax. $340-$425 RE/MAX Home and Land, 509-332-4546 21/tfn
Looking for 3+ bedroom house in St. John or Rosalia area. Willing to sign 1 Year lease. Local family. 509-723-9758 ask for Chris. 20/4
Opening for female in assisted adult living family home in Spokane Valley. Private room. Private pay only. Provider is a registered nurse. Call 927-9752. 20/
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