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 By The Gazette    People    December 8, 2022 

Dog found in Palouse

PALOUSE — Dog found loose on the North Hill in Palouse. If anyone knows who this dog belongs to contact Officer Anderson at (509)-999-6016....

 
 By The Gazette    News    December 8, 2022 

Heavy snow expected this evening

COLFAX—The National Weather Service reports several inches of snow is expected this evening through Friday. The heaviest snowfall is expected this evening through Friday, with periods of light to moderate snowfall. 3 to 6 inches expected, and...

 
 By FROM THE GAZETTE    News    December 8, 2022 

Tekoa High School to move to remote learning

Due to a variety of respiratory illnesses in the school, Tekoa High School will convert to virtual learning Thursday, Dec. 8 and Friday, Dec. 9. The move comes from a recommendation from the Department of Health, who recommended a hybrid model to...

 
 By THE GAZETTE    People    October 13, 2022

Rosalia Park and Recreation hosts Halloween Party

ROSALIA— Rosalia park and recreation will host a Halloween party and fall carnival from 1-6 p.m. Saturday, October 15 at the Rosalia community center. There will be games, prizes, activities, face painting, a costume contest, and more at the...

 
 By The Gazette    News    September 29, 2022

Palouse water shut off notice

PALOUSE—Water will be shut off west of Division Street at approximately 8 a.m. starting Monday, Oct. 3, for about 6 to 10 hours. The City of Palouse recommends that residents of this area have enough water to supply their needs during this period....

 
 By The Gazette    News    September 29, 2022

Fire damages Edison Center in Pullman

PULLMAN— Pullman firefighters fought through thick black smoke Monday, Sept. 26, at the Edison Center, located at 588 Southeast Boulevard, reports say. Firefighters managed to keep the fire and...

 

Pick a Pumpkin in Pullman

PULLMAN—Washington State University Eggert Family Organic Farm, located directly behind the WSU bear research, education, and conservation center on Animal Science Road, will host U-Pick pumpkin times starting later this month. Fri. Sept. 30,...

 

Discussion of Palouse quartzite

ROSALIA— Travis Morton (EWU Geosciences and STRATA Geotechnical Engineering,) will be hosting a discussion of his senior research project at EWU Geosciences determining the age of quartzite buttes in the Palouse region, Sat. Oct 1, at the Budding...

 
 By The Gazette    News    September 22, 2022

News Briefs

Cow shot near Malden/Rosalia ROSALIA— Investigation is underway to identify a person that shot a cow Friday, Sept. 2 on the Wiryick’s ranch. “There’s a lot of rumors who did it,” said Jeff Wiryick, noting that the Sheriff’s station was...

 

Community Briefs

THRIFTY GRANDMOTHERS NOW ACCEPTING DEBIT AND CREDIT COLFAX – The Thrifty Grandmother Shop, 118 North Main Street is now accepting debit and credit card payments. After more than fifty years of running a cash-only thrift shop, the grandmothers have...

 

Garden club starts seasonal meetings

ROSALIA – Rosalia Garden Club will start the first fall meeting on October 5th at the Rosalia Community Church. Refreshments start at 9:30 am with a special guest program speaker at 10:00 am. Margaret Swenson from Cheney who is a Spokane County...

 
 By The Gazette    News    September 15, 2022

Smoky skies persist

COLFAX – Smoke from Pacific Northwest wildfires continued to linger Tuesday evening, prompting area health officials to issue an air quality alert. The alert was expected to remain in place through...

 
 By The Gazette    News    September 15, 2022

Schoesler: Free bus fares discriminatory

OLYMPIA – Sen. Mark Schoesler is calling a new program that subsidizes mass transit in urban areas as unfair to rural residents. Schoesler, R-Ritzville, further calls the program that went into effect in eight areas of Puget Sound last week...

 
 By The Gazette    News    September 15, 2022

Fishing closure for white sturgeon

WHITMAN COUNTY – On Wednesday, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife invoked a closure for the fishery of white sturgeon, effective until one hour after sunset on Sept. 30. The fishing closure bans the fishing of or retention of the fish...

 
 By The Gazette    News    September 15, 2022

Briefs

Courthouse remodeled and open to public COLFAX – The Whitman County Courthouse officially reopened Monday, Sept. 12. 86 year-old Lynne McClintock, of Colfax, could be seen entering a new ADA...

 

Ice Age Floods Institute plans event

PALOUSE FALLS – Local chapter members of the Ice Age Floods Institute will gather at the falls Sept. 24 for a short walk and meeting. The 11 a.m. program is open to members and prospective members, officials said. The program will run until 2 p.m....

 

Palouse Days slated for this weekend

PALOUSE - Palouse is hosting their annual Palouse Days all day Saturday, Sept. 17. Events kick off at 6 a.m. at the Lions Club, West Main Street, with a Pancake Breakfast $5 donation until 10 a.m....

 
 By The Gazette    News    September 8, 2022

Concern over dam breaches

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Association of Wheat Growers is objecting to a biased report designed to push Democratic efforts to breach dams on the lower Snake River. In comments opposing the dam-breaching effort and one-sided report, Wheat...

 
 By The Gazette    News    September 8, 2022

News Briefs

Pullman Depot Ranked Sixth for Legislative Funding PULLMAN – The Heritage Capital Project (HCP) Advisory Panel recommended a grant award of $237,000 for the Whitman County Historical Society in their Aug. 23 meeting to rank applications for...

 
 By The Gazette    News    September 1, 2022

Palouse to shut off water main Sept. 6

PALOUSE— The water main that serves the Northeast section of the north hill, Breeding’s Addition, and Fisher’s Addition in Palouse will be shut off starting Tues. Sept. 6, at approximately 8 a.m. This will last about 6 to 10 hours. The City of...

 
 By The Gazette    News    September 1, 2022

Kowatsch to cover athletics

COLFAX – The Gazette has hired a Moscow, Idaho, native to cover sports countywide. Teren Kowatsch, 23, of Pullman, joined the Colfax-based staff Monday, Aug. 29. Kowatsch graduated from University...

 
 By The Gazette    News    September 1, 2022

Jeff Solbrack named Papé Machinery general manager

COLFAX – A local man has been named general manager of Papé Machinery Agriculture and Turf division. The firm has promoted Jeff Solbrack of Colfax to general manager of its Walla Walla Region. "Jef...

 
 By The Gazette    News    September 1, 2022

News Briefs

Libraries closed for Labor Day weekend COLFAX — In observance of Labor Day, all 14 branches of the Whitman County Library District are closed Saturday, Sept. 3, through Monday Sept. 5. In anticipation of the closure, due dates for library...

 

Humane Society to hold howling fundraiser

The Humane Society of the Palouse will hold its annual Howling at Hamilton fundraiser from 1-6 p.m. Sunday, September 11 at the Hamilton-Lowe Aquatics Center in Moscow. The aquatic center welcomes local dogs and their owners to enjoy the park before...

 

'Tucna getting together

WASHTUCNA – A community get-together is being planned for Sunday, Sept. 11, to help neighbors get to know neighbors. “Washtucna has seen an influx of new residents in recent years,” organizer Donna Stoess said. “Often, it seems people don't...

 

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