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Endicott Gun Club results

ENDICOTT — The Endicott Gun Club is in the middle of the Camas Prairie Trapshooting Competition, which runs from January up until the middle or March. 25 Endicott shooters participated on Sunday, Feb. 13 in 43-degree temperatures, in singles,...


Hunting class offered in Ritzville

RITZVILLE — A Hunter Educational course will be offered Jan. 30-Feb. 2. The classroom portion of the program will take place at the Washington State University Extension Office, 205 W. Main Ave., from 5-8:30 p.m. After completing the nightly...


Top 10 sports stories of 2022

WHITMAN COUNTY - 2022 is now in the past and 2023 is in full swing. 2022 saw a lot of success for a lot of different schools from around Whitman County. Track and field, cross county, football, basket...

 By Staff Report    News    December 15, 2022

NWS reports prolonged snow event likely Sunday through Tuesday

COLFAX—The National Weather Service reports expected widespread snow late Saturday night through Tuesday. Reports say it will likely be a prolonged snow event and not a quick and heavy burst of snow. Below-normal temperatures are reported to...


Pullman church receives guest preacher

PULLMAN - Peacemaker Award recipient Reverend Gail McDougle is serving as guest preacher at the Community Congregational United Church of Christ (CCUCC) in Pullman from Oct. 3 through Dec. 26. She's...


Tekoa singer receives award

TEKOA — Tekoa’s Amie Scheitel received the 2021 bronze award for US Female Songwriter Of The Year from the International Singer Songwriter Association. “This was a huge win for (Scheitel) and she has a beautiful solid crystal award to show for...


Critters in the River: A Macroinvertebrate Exploration

PULLMAN - The Palouse Conservation District offers an exploration of the macroinvertebrates found in the south fork of the Palouse River. On Oct. 2, from 10 a.m. to noon, the district is offering an...

 By Staff Report    People    July 15, 2021

Onecho resumes in-person Bible school

COLFAX - Nearly 60 children explored Mystery Island as the Onecho Bible Church as they resumed in-person Bible school. Kids from 5 to sixth-graders heard Bible stories, visited with missionaries,...

 By Staff Report    People    June 3, 2021
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Pandemic art and COVID craft exhibit opens

UNIONTOWN – A collection of work from artists Richard Domey and Judith Marvin open for display at Artisans at the Dahmen Barn. It begins with a reception from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on June 6. The...

 By Staff Report    People    June 3, 2021

Three veterans receive Quilts of Valor

COLFAX - Three Quilts of Valor were presented on May 14 at Colfax United Methodist Church. Keith Zaring, 89, of LaCrosse, served in the Air Force from 1950-54 as a staff sergeant, stationed in...

 By Staff Report    People    June 3, 2021

'Second Saturdays' start June 12 in Palouse

PALOUSE — “Second Saturdays” runs in Palouse from May through October. The Palouse Chamber of Commerce hosts the all-ages events featuring outdoor vendors, live music, restaurant specials, and sidewalk sales. On June 12, the Palouse Arts...

 By Staff Report    People    June 3, 2021

Miss Palouse Empire Rodeo Queen's fundraiser

COLFAX – A breakfast of eggs, sausage, and pancakes is offered as Miss Palouse Empire Rodeo Queen’s fundraiser. The breakfast is served on June 12 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Palouse Empire Fair Grounds Community Building. There is limited...

 By Staff Report    Records    May 20, 2021

District court

Richard Dayton is guilty of driving while his license was suspended in the third degree and was sentenced May 14 to 30 days in jail with 30 days suspended, fined $1,000 with $750 suspended, $43 in fees, and 12 months unsupervised probation. Ignacio...

 By Staff Report    Records    May 20, 2021

Land Transactions

Shelly Boyer, of Hayden, Idaho, sold 2201 Whelan Road in Pullman to Fred Wexler III, of Pullman, parcels 2-0000-45-15-212-2900, 2-0000-45-15-15-3900, 2-0000-45-15-15-4900, 2-0000-45-15-14-3690, selling price $150,000, statutory warranty deed, May 3...

 By Staff Report    Records    May 20, 2021

Jail bookings

Danielee K. Zurcher, 20, booked May 12 for theft in the third degree, vehicle prowl in the second degree, driving while license suspended in the third degree, and a warrant for failing to appear in court regarding charges of driving while license...

 By Staff Report    Records    May 20, 2021

Colfax police

Monday, May 10 12:46 p.m. – Mill Street – There was a report of a parking problem. 3:50 p.m. – Mill Street – There was a report of stray animals. 4:36 p.m. – Cooper Street – An officer responded to a report of a violation of a court order...

 By Staff Report    Records    May 20, 2021

Sheriff's Office

Monday, May 10 12:53 a.m. – Pullman Airport Road. Pullman – A deputy checked on a burglary alarm. (No reports for 8 hours) 9:13 a.m. – Sheriff’s office – A deputy gave a citizen a ride. 9:14 a.m. – Fairview Avenue, Colfax – A deputy...

 By Staff Report    News    May 20, 2021

Whitman County back to Phase Three

OLYMPIA — Whitman County moved back to Phase Three on Thursday. Gov. Jay Inslee announced the change on May 13. Whitman County was one of three counties statewide that were dropped back to Phase Two in April. In Phase Three, restaurants, bars, and...

 By Staff Report    People    May 13, 2021

Births: May 13, 2021

Jaxson L. V. Enfield was born April 26, 2021, to Paola Esqueda and Jonathan Enfield, of Moscow, Idaho. He was 6 pounds, 13 ounces. William R. Steiner was born April 29, 2021, to Ashley and Aaron Steiner, of Palouse. He was 6 pounds, 13 ounces....

 By Staff Report    People    May 13, 2021
James Woomack is happy to receive a Quilt of Valor.

Farmington's Woomack given Quilt of Valor

GARFIELD — James Woomack was recently presented with a Quilt of Valor during a meeting of the American Legion Post 24 in Garfield. Woomack, of Farmington, served in the Navy from 1967 - 1993 during...

 By Staff Report    People    May 13, 2021
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Whitman County students make Eastern Washington University's Dean's List

CHENEY — The 2021 Dean's List for Winter, at Eastern Washington University (EWU), was released recently. Students with GPAs of 3.5 or higher and are taking a minimum of 12 hours of instruction per...

 By Staff Report    People    May 13, 2021
Writers can gain advice and tips at the Writers Festival in Moscow, Idaho.

Writers Festival, Books and Brews set for June 26

MOSCOW — The Palouse Writers Guild announced it is hosting its second annual Writers Festival on June 26 at the 1912 Center in Moscow, Idaho. The event includes workshops, panel discussions, and...

 By Staff Report    News    May 13, 2021

Candidate filing period starts May 17

COLFAX — The online filing period for political candidates begins May 17 for Whitman County. Applications to run for office are due by 4 p.m. on May 21 to be on the ballot for the November election, according to the Whitman County Auditor’s...

 By Staff Report    News    May 13, 2021
The Whitman County Humane Society is preparing for kitten season.

Whitman County Humane Society receives $5,000

PULLMAN — Whitman County Humane Society was granted $5,000 from the non-profit Petco Love. “Petco Love is a nonprofit leading change for pets nationally by harnessing the power of love to make...

 By Staff Report    News    May 13, 2021
American Legion Codd-French Post 41 is buying flags for Main Street in Colfax.

American Legion Codd-French Post donates flags, poles, scholarships

COLFAX — American Legion Codd-French Post 41 voted to donate flags, flag poles and expand their scholarship program in Colfax. Colfax Mayor Jim Retzer attended the May 4 meeting and discussed if...


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