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December Senior Menus

Nov. 29 - Dec. 3 Colfax Monday – Crispy chicken wrap with vegetables, fruit salad, dessert Thursday – Birthday party: Chicken alfredo, broccoli, caesar salad, fruit, birthday dessert Endicott Tuesday – No meal LaCrosse Tuesday – Birthday part... Full story

 

Sheriff's office

Monday, Nov. 15 1:25 a.m. – Wawawai Road, Colton – A deputy responded to a car crash. No injuries were reported. 8:43 a.m. – SR 27, Garfield – A traffic hazard was reported. 9:47 a.m. – Undisclosed, Albion – There was a complaint about a...

 

Colfax Police log

Monday, Nov. 15 1:56 a.m. – Cedar Street – The chief responded to a hang-up 9-1-1 call. 12:06 p.m. – Main Street – The chief conducted a welfare check. Unknown time – East Street – An officer assisted a citizen. 3:28 p.m. – Morton...

 

Whitman County Jail

Eugene M. Jacobson, 70, booked Nov. 15 for having an animal at large and public nuisance. No bail. Linda K. Claywell, 45, booked Nov. 17 for DUI. Bail $500. Jeffrey E. Sabey, 19, booked Nov. 17 for malicious mischief in the third degree – domestic...

 

District court

Justin Lough is guilty of being a minor exhibiting effects of consuming alcohol in public and was sentenced to 60 days in jail with 59 days suspended, fined $1,000 with $1,000 suspended, fees $343, 12 months supervised probation, 6 months...

 

Land transactions

(Last posted sale was Oct. 22) Magenta Springs LLC, of Pullman, sold 105 SW Verona Drive in Pullman to Carolyn Allen, of Pullman, parcel 7-1440-99-02-00-0105, selling price $390,000, warranty deed, Nov. 15 John Angelo, of Pullman, transferred 105 SW...

 

Births, Nov. 24, 2021

Emersyn M. Ward was born on Oct. 21, 2021, to Ryan ward and Savannah Jaureguito, of Moscow, Idaho. She weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces. Nathan C. Craigie was born on Oct. 25. 2021, to Austin Craigie and Brianna Brown-Craigie, of Colton. He weighed 7...

 

Colfax library listed on national register

COLFAX – The Whitman County Library building in Colfax is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. "As a public institution, the nominated building is integral to the intellectual...

 

Christmas Potluck and Party returns to Ralston

RALSTON — The Christmas Potluck and Party returns this year at Ralston Grange No. 943 on Dec. 5, after a one-year hiatus. The event begins at 5 p.m. at the grange hall on State Route 261 and is open to everyone, grange spokesman Randy Roth said....

 

Pullman student receives Fulbright research award

IOWA CITY, Iowa - Pullman native Marisol Contreras is one of nine University of Iowa students to receive a Fulbright award. She's a Ph.D. candidate in chemical engineering and was chosen from more...

 

Endicott library invites folks to make journals

ENDICOTT — Families are invited to create gratitude journals at the Endicott library through November. This project is open to people of all ages — kids, teens, adults and seniors. Materials are pre-printed and ready for assembly. If people...

 

Vintage Christmas set for Dec. 4, 11

COLFAX – Perkins House volunteers were joined by five Washington State University (WSU) students to decorate the old Colfax home for the holidays. A vintage open house was set for the first two...

 

Warm help

Order of the Eastern Star Malden Chapter #149 donated 51 caps, 17 Afghans, and five fleece blankets for kids at Shriners Hospitals. Chapter members include (left to right) Maureen, Shriners Hospital...

 

Fewer people are receiving unemployment benefits

OLYMPIA — Continued unemployment claims decreased by 13,163 to a total of 50,848 at the end of October. “This total is the lowest four-week moving average for regular continued claims since the start of the pandemic,” stated a spokesperson for...

 

Restrictions on hunters follow disease outbreak

SPOKANE — State game officials are worried about chronic wasting disease in deer, elk, moose and caribou implemented restrictions on hunters bringing meet into the state. Washington residents hunting in Idaho and Manitoba may only bring meat into t...

 

Wheat tariff in Vietnam ending

ARLINGTON, VA — The Vietnam government is eliminating a 3% tariff on U.S. wheat on Dec. 30. The U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) noted their appreciation for the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service...

 

WSP conducts emphasis patrols

COLFAX — The Washington State Patrol (WSP) is conducting emphasis patrols for speeding, driving too fast for conditions, distracted and impaired driving. The extra patrols end on Nov. 28. District 4 troopers in Spokane, Whitman, and Adams counties...

 

Reminder of Palouse's snow plowing policy

PALOUSE — Palouse reminds residents of their responsibilities when it snows and their priority in plowing streets. The city policy lists residents’ responsibilities when it snows. Vehicles are to be parked off the street or they could prevent...

 

High court finds Gov. Inslee's veto to be unconstitutional

OLYMPIA — The state Supreme Court found Gov. Jay Inslee’s partial vetoes of the 2019 transportation budget unconstitutional by a 7-2 ruling on Nov. 10. The decision came after the governor vetoed a sentence in the budget bill regarding fuel type...

 

Wheat ambassadors selected

RITZVILLE - Two Davenport students are selected as the 2021 Washington Association of Wheat Growers ambassadors. Tate Nonnemacher and Cadence Zellmer were selected after an initial written...

 

Hospital names three to officer roles

PULLMAN - Pullman Regional Hospital and Clinic Network named three physicians to serve on the Chief Medical Officer team. Dr. Stephen Hall, Dr. Pete Mikkelsen, and Dr. Edwin Tingstad share the duties...

 

Clarkston High School offers fundraiser play

CLARKSTON — The Lewiston Civic Theatre, Lewiston High School and Clarkston High School are working together to present “All Together Now.” Music Theatre International (MTI) created the revue for theaters across the globe to use as a...

 

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