Critter Pals

4H Critter Pals members pose outside the school house after doing community service at the Palouse Empire Fairgrounds on Thursday, Aug, 4. The Critter Pals did their annual cleanup and helped the...

Modad named top hospitalist

PULLMAN- Pullman has Regional Hospital has named Dr. Guillermo Modad as the medical director of hospitalist services. "I love being a hospitalist in this community," Dr. Modad said. "In addition to...

Palouse Habitat Surplus expands hours

MOSCOW – Palouse Habitat Surplus Sale, 304 N. Main St. is expanding hours. It is now open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m Tuesday through Saturday. The Surplus Sale offers donated home improvement and repair items including lumber, plumbing, electrical,...

Briefs

Intersections closed for roundabout work, paving PULLMAN — Roundabout construction will close the intersection of Terre View Drive, Northwood Drive and North Fairway Road through Aug. 11. Work began Tuesday on the final paving of the roundabout....

Colfax senior crowned DYW state representative

COLFAX - The city's own Olivia Ng is set to represent the Evergreen State next June at the Distinguished Young Women National Finals in Mobile, Ala. The Colfax High School senior topped a field of...

Troopers step up patrols as WSU resumes

PULLMAN —The Washington State Patrol has announced that it will be conducting emphasis patrols beginning Aug. 9 through the 20th. As Washington State University students return to Pullman for fall semester, troopers in Whitman, Adams, Grant, and...

Colfax: Reduce water usage

COLFAX — City officials are asking ratepayers to reduce irrigation to conserve water. Public Works Director Matt Hammer said Wednesday, Aug. 3, that the city is currently in the process of replacing the Clay Street Well pump and motor. The well...

Crews douse Riparia Fire

CENTRAL FERRY - Whipped by gusty winds, the Riparia Fire roared to life Thursday, Aug. 4, but was quickly subdued. The fire was reported at about 4:30 p.m. Thursday and state fire assistance was...

Bigger than the game

Last week, we lost two major contributors to the sports world — Bill Russell was 88 and Vin Scully was 94. These two gentlemen gave it their all and were respected for it. Russell was recruited by...

Palouse pool closes for the season

PALOUSE — The Palouse Pool was closed for emergency repairs Thursday, Aug. 4. “After the initial repair was completed at the pool, we started the boiler to heat the pool this morning and found a pipe had burst in the pool house wall...

Take your kids fishing at Garfield Pond

ELBERTON - Some of the best juvenile fishing in the county can be found at Garfield Pond, located along Elberton Road between Colfax and Garfield. Tucked away among the pines of Silver Creek,...

Bullsharks win Jerry Cluckey Memorial Swim Meet for the first time in 20 years

COLFAX – For the first time in 20 years, the Colfax Bullsharks took home the Cluckey Cup on Saturday, Aug. 6. The Bullsharks came out in first with 329 points. "It was 2002 the last time Colfax...

Letter to the Editor

Revive federal assault weapons ban Who has more mental problems – the perpetrators of gun violence or congressional Republicans, including our own Cathy McMorris Rodgers, who lacks normal compassion and regard for human life, even of young...

Gas engines part of reducing CO2

Implausible as it may seem, gasoline powered vehicles can be part of reducing carbon emissions. They need to be part of the solution and not brushed aside. Take for example, Glacier National Park in...

Get ready for more expensive gas

Next year, one of the state’s newly adopted climate policies, the low-carbon fuel standard, will take effect in our state. The legislation requires companies to blend biofuels or fund charging...

Looking for a few correspondents

Over the last several decades, many journalists saw hometown community columns as quaint links to how newspapers once operated. But with few journalists left in the Pacific Northwest applying for...

Haunted Palouse returns

PALOUSE — For the first time in two years, the city will host the annual Haunted Palouse celebration for Halloween. The event will run the last two weeks of October, officials said. Haunted Palouse has brought visitors to town for around 20...

Home country

Looking around at all the yard signs and hearing politicians tell us on television what a lying crook their competition is, I have to admit I miss Guv Reeve. Guv had a real first name, but I sure don’t recall it now, because this was back in the...

Community Briefs

Library offers technology and computer part and art program COLFAX — Whitman County Library Colfax branch’s TEK Center is hosting Take Apart Technology for curious kids ages 8 and older Monday, Aug. 15. The event runs form 10:30-11:30 a.m....

Two ceremonies planned to honor late Colfax fire chief

COLFAX – Late Colfax Fire Chief Jim Krouse will be honored in two upcoming events this month. Krouse, who fell in the line of duty August 28, 2021, was Colfax’s longtime fire chief. At 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, the Colfax Fire Department...

Good Ol' Days

125 Years Ago From the Colfax Gazette, Friday, August 13, 1897 Will Open a New Store. After an absence of two and a half years in San Francisco, Herman Kaminsky returned to Colfax last Friday to...

John A. Novak Sr.

John A. Novak Sr., 82, passed away July 30, 2022, at his home in St. John, Wash. John was born May 7, 1940, to Joseph and Vivienne (Crowder) Novak in Berwick, Penn. He was raised in a small town...

Al Broeckel

Al Broeckel, 87, passed away June 2, 2022, at Tacoma General Hospital. He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, June, and three siblings. He is survived by their daughter, Janet (Vince); and...

Ralph F. Webb

Ralph F. Webb, 66, passed away July 21, 2022, at his Palouse, Wash. home He was born Aug. 23, 1955, in Richland, Wash., to James and Phyllis (Zimmer) Webb. He attended school in Richland. Ralph...

Kathryn Lou (Miller) Kramer

Kathryn Lou (Miller) Kramer passed away peacefully in her sleep July 27, 2022, in Spokane Valley, Wash. She was born Dec. 27, 1951, in Colfax, Wash. to Harold and June Miller. Kathy was a loving...

Martha "Marty" Lee Slocum

Born Aug. 21, 1942, in Colfax, Wash., to Charles and Lois Lisenbee, Martha "Marty" Lee Slocum passed away Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022 in Spokane Valley, Wash. A woman who was all about 'bling and sparkle',...

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