Plans fill in for 'new' Colfax high school

A group of 21 people gathered in the Colfax Junior-Senior High School library Monday night for a public meeting on design development for upcoming school construction, funded by the $18.9 million...

Travis and Janelle Harrison

Purpose Roasters now open, grand opening set for Sept. 29

The grand opening of Purpose Roasters in Colfax has been scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29 in Colfax. The new Colfax business is located in the former Arby's restaurant in Colfax. Purpose Roasters at...

Hawkins sells 'mall' property on Idaho state line

A chapter in Whitman County economics and politics has marked an end with the sale of the Hawkins property located on the Washington side of the state line along the Moscow-Pullman highway. The property 10 years ago surfaced on the public agenda...

Community investment grant awarded in Pullman

PULLMAN, WA: The Pullman Chamber and Visitor Center Community Investment Committee has awarded a Community Investment Fund Grant in the amount of $10,000 to Pullman Good Food Co-op. These funds will be used to finance market studies specific to...

Health Department will be at H & W fair

During this year’s Oct. 6 Health & Wellness Fair at Pullman Regional Hospital, Whitman County Health Department representatives will be in attendance to highlight resources available to Whitman County residents. Deanna Claybaugh, LPN, and Amanda...

Bulletin Column

These reports are from the previous four issues of the Daily Bulletin in Colfax. They are reprinted here for the benefit of Gazette readers who reside outside of Colfax. Some accounts have been...

Pickup strikes moose on 27

Robin R. Woltering of Palouse sustained minor injuries Thursday when the pickup truck in which she was riding struck a moose on Highway 27 a mile north of Pullman. According to report by Washington State Patrol Trooper Bruce Blood, Angela K....

County passes second state audit

Whitman County has earned a clean audit for the year 2017, marking two consecutive passing years after 12 years without. The Office of the Washington State Auditor Pat McCarthy reported Monday to county commissioners no significant deficiencies in...

WSU piano sale slated this week

The WSU School of Music will hold a used piano sale Friday and Saturday, Sept. 21-22, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Kimbrough Hall on campus. The pianos have been maintained and hold the original factory warranty. Financing and delivery are available....

Paul Clark is new Colton super

A barnyard mechanic growing up on the foothills of Mt. Spokane, Paul Clark later spent five years on the Arctic Circle before he moved south to Nome, Alaska. He moved to Colton this summer to take over as superintendent and high school principal....

Library sets talk on internet safety

Whitman County Library Teen Librarian, Nichole Kopp will give a presentation and lead a discussion on how to recognize the warning signs of these risks and how to protect children/teens online no matter how they access the internet. The free...

Kat (K.S.) Brooks

Author will lead three Colfax class sessions

Best-selling author Kat Brooks will bring three classes to the Colfax Library Thursday, Oct. 4, as part of the Community Colleges of Spokane ACT 2 line-up. Because these classes require...

Police arrest Cheney man in arson case

Issac S. Depaolo, 19, Cheney, was booked into the Whitman County jail Monday afternoon on two probable charges of arson and a charge of vehicle prowl. Depaolo has been named as a suspect in the suspicious fire which destroyed a wooden deck on the...

Inmate opts for jail

Randi M. Keene, 35, Garfield, was ordered to serve a year in jail Friday in Whitman County Superior Court after she told the court she opted to serve the jail sentence instead of undergoing an evaluation and treatment for drug use. Keene had been...

Bulldogs host 17 schools at golf course XC race

Colfax hosted runners from 17 schools Tuesday in an open meet at the Colfax Golf course. The run included 104 in the boys race, and 47 in the girls race. Distance for the high school races on the golf course was logged at 2.95 miles. Colfax teams...

Merritt wins NWC jamboree XC race

Gavin Merritt of Tekoa/Rosalia High School won the 2018 Northwest Christian Jamboree on Sept. 4, with a winning time of 12:28 for the two- mile race. He was closely followed by teammates Isaac Leighton and Erik Lazcano. Leading the girls team were...

Heppner, Oregon to arrive for homecoming

Another new non-league chapter for Colfax football will hit the turn Friday night when a team from Heppner, Ore., arrives to face the Bulldogs in the homecoming game. Heppner is the seat of Morrow...

Cougar Classic cross country race

Cougar Classic at Colfax Golf Course

The pace cart leads the way during the women's 6K race at the Cougar Classic college cross-country meet Sept. 14 at Colfax Golf Course. Portland State won in overall...

Eagles volleyball splits, Oakesdale adds to streak

The St. John/Endicott/LaCrosse volleyball team is 2-3 on the season after splitting matches with Colton and Touchet this past week. On Sept. 13 at Colton, the Eagles lost 6-25, 25-23, 15-25, 19-25 followed by winning at Touchet Monday night 25-20,...

Kierstyn York

Bulldog netters beat Liberty, LRS Broncos

Colfax volleyball players dropped the LRS Broncos in four games Tuesday night on the home court for their second win over an NE league team. The four-game win over the Broncos Tuesday followed a...

Kaden Sanderson

Vikings run Eagles, host Pomeroy Friday

Garfield/Palouse went to 3-0 on the season with an 82-8 win over the Eagles of St. John/Endicott/ LaCrosse Sept. 14. Playing at St. John, Gar/Pal led 38-0 at the end of the first quarter, during...

Eagles football three games in under new coach

The St. John/Endicott/LaCrosse Eagles are 0-3 under new coach Richard Hallenius. With 19 players on the roster, the young team has two seniors in Conr Hergert, a running back/tight end and Grant Harrison, on the offensive and defensive line. The...

Timberwolves crunch Republic to go to 2-1

Tekoa/Rosalia gridders hammered Republic on the turf at Chewelah Friday to advance their record to 2-1. The Timberwolves, who again are playing a non-league schedule, are slated to make the long trip to Curlew Friday for their fourth game of the...

Bones run set for Oct. 4

A "Running is in My Bones" run is set Oct. 4 in Colfax during the during the First Thursday event. The run is sponsored by the newly-formed Friends of the Park group in Colfax. Entry fee will be $100 for or the four-mile team race and $35 for the...

The Cougs head for L.A.

The Cougars will have to be careful Friday night. They are playing the mighty Trojans in the L.A. Coliseum. The last time the two teams played WSU won. A fan was also injured by an USC player after the game. It can get rough on the field. It is not...

The Perils of Plastic

I received a call from my credit card company last week informing me that my card had been used in Brazil, and I needed to verify a thirty-six cent charge at a fast food outlet in Rio. I have never been to Rio. It is on my list behind Rome,...

Pet Peeves & Okeydokes

Okeydokes The delicious seniors breakfast the first day of the fair ... the ladies appreciated the beautiful carnations too! Rosalia Lions Club ice cream at the Steiger Hotel. Flags this weekend in Colfax–WSU, EWU and Colfax...

American Slapstick

This is one of those "good news, bad news" situations. First, the good news: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has communicated his continuing trust in President Donald Trump to make good on their deal, whatever it is. POTUS reciprocated by going to...

The Blue-Collar Recovery

The economic recovery is really beginning to reach into Trump country. The president is famous for his extravagant promises, involving, invariably, the biggest and the best. The landscape is littered with examples, although he never promised to...

Avoiding Trouble Tweeting

Since President Trump took office, the attention to social media has mushroomed. His pointed tweets are often the top news story each day. Twitter, Facebook and the other apps are pervasive and even though Google and some others have their share of...

Google it

Cathy McMorris Rodgers has launched a "Red Scare" attack about Lisa Brown, arguing that Lisa sympathizes with Russian communists because she wrote about Elizabeth Gurley Flynn and Emma Goldman in her economics doctoral dissertation. Had Cathy...

Agricultural needs

KREM news recently focused on Washington State’s immigration and agricultural needs by asking the two Congressional candidates, Lisa Brown and Cathy McMorris Rodgers, their views on the subject. Last October, an Agriculture Guest-Worker Act was...

More taxes

If you want to pay more taxes, vote for Lisa Brown. --David Stueckle,...

My Favorite Recipes: Meet Patti Green-Kent

Patti Green-Kent grew up in Madras, Ore. She moved to Pullman to attend WSU in 1980 and graduated with a BS in agronomy. After graduation, she moved to Palouse in 1983 and has lived there ever since....

Broeckels welcome first grandchild

Ed and Joan Broeckel welcomed their first grandchild, Andrew Mohan Harkishnani, born to daughter and son-in-law Jennifer and Anthony Harkishnani, Seattle, Aug. 30. They went to meet the seven-pound, 10 ounce bundle of joy on Thursday and were...

Tekoa hosts downtown chalk art

"Express hope to those who need it" was the theme of Tekoa's downtown chalk art event Friday, Sept. 14. More than 50 students, parents, senior citizen, and passersby of every age had a chance to...

Pinochle Club now underway

Dad's Night In Pinochle Club met at the home of Kathy Schlomer on Sept. 17 for their monthly card playing night. Their night began remembering Shirley Morasch, one of the original members, who passed away recently. The schedule for next year (Sept...

Births

At Pullman Regional Hospital Jackson, Zara Nicole, born Sept. 3, to Troy and Katherine Jackson, Pullman. Paternal grandparent is Teresa Jackson, New York, N.Y. Maternal grandparents are Jack Pring, Clarkston, and Sue Pring, Lewiston. Baby joins...

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