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Legals: Jan. 25, 2018

NOTICE OF ACCOUNT CLOSURE Former Whitman County Jail inmates who are in possession of Jail Inmate Trust Fund checks obtained upon release from the Whitman County Jail, please cash your checks prior to February 23rd, 2018. Whitman County will be... Full story


Strange But True: Jan. 25, 2018

STRANGE BUT TRUE * It was noted educator and civil-rights activist W.E.B. DuBois who made the following sage observation: “The theory of democratic government is not that the will of the people is always right, but rather that normal human beings...


Colfax fire engine three sold

Colfax Fire Engine Three has been sold for $4,800, Fire Capt. Tim Tingley reported today. The 1980 GMC had been offered for sale on a public surplus internet site and had received a high bid of $3,575 as of the last city council session. Tingley...


Trivia Test: Jan. 25, 2018

TRIVIA TEST 1. MYTHOLOGY: What was the name of the chariot-driving Greek sun god? 2. MOVIES: What was the first movie that Elvis Presley appeared in? 3. LITERATURE: Which Russian author wrote the novella “Notes from Underground” in the 19th...


Allegedly bitten

Formal charges of third degree assault and resisting arrest were filed in superior court Friday against Allyson Herkowski, 23, Pullman. According to the arrest report, officer Shane Emerson was called to Etsi Bravo at 10:28 p.m. New Year's Eve by a...


Wilcox School, circa 1913

The Wilcox school was located southwest of Colfax between Colfax and Dusty along highway 26 and known as District 11. This district was eventually consolidated with the Colfax School District. This...


Good Old Days: Jan. 25, 2018

125 years ago The Commoner January 20, 1893 The Colton Mercantile Company has brought suit against Luella and R.H. Duff to foreclose a lien on the Duff hotel property in Colton for $2,175. The Colton Hardware Company has brought suit against R. J....

 By Jana Mathia    People    January 25, 2018

Advance Care Planning sparks conversation on death wishes

“Imagine this scenario: A sudden event (such as a car accident or illness) left you unable to communicate. You are getting all the care needed to keep you alive and comfortable. The doctors believe...


Kinsingers give Char-Le Apartments a facelift

The Char-Le Apartments near the Cougar Food Mart has recently been freshened up, giving a new look to a building with an interesting history. The building was constructed in 1937 on Main Street at...


Obituaries: Jan. 25, 2018

Inez L. Broweleit, 91, a longtime Colfax, Washington resident and recently of Spokane Valley, Wash., passed away, Jan. 14, 2018, at Good Samaritan Society in Spokane Valley, Wash. Inez was born March... Full story


Library Calendar: Jan. 25, 2018

Thursday, Jan. 25 Colfax, LaCrosse and Tekoa - Storytime - New friends, crafts, interactive stories and early literacy skills. Palouse - 3:30 p.m. - Knots Class - Learn to tie simple and complex knots from “My First Book of Knots.” Farmington...


Etcetera: Jan. 25, 2018

Pullman Civic Theatre starts Pop Up plays Pullman Civic Theatre (PCT) has launched a new series entitled Pop Up Productions. Each season PCT will produce a small-scale production that it will take on the road to various locations on the Palouse.... Full story


Savvy Senior: Jan. 25, 2018

Dear Savvy Senior, What are some financial factors to consider when retiring abroad? My husband and I will be retiring in a few years and are interested in living in a foreign country that’s cheaper than the U.S. Frugal Couple Dear Frugal,...


Library director reports 2018 budget cuts reflect the need for voter approval of levy

To cover funding shortfalls in 2018, the library has frozen staff wages, trimmed book and online materials by 20 percent and eliminated costs in every place possible. “This year our goal was to cut the budget areas that least affected our library u...


Failure to register

Dustin M. Birch, 42, was sentenced Friday to six days in jail with credit for time served after he pleaded guilty to a charge of failing to register as a sex offender. According to the arrest report, Birch, who was convicted of child rape in Pierce... Full story


Self publishing class coming to the library

K.S. Brooks, award-winning novelist and author of 22 books will present a class, "Introduction to Self-Publishing," Wednesday, Feb. 7, from 2-4 p.m. at the Colfax library. Cost is only $9, and early registration is required to avoid cancellation of... Full story


Painting party at Endicott library

Endicott library hosted a second Ladies Painting Party this past week. With paint-filled plates, mini easels and canvases, participants followed a guided step-by-step video by The Art Sherpa, and...


MY FAVORITE RECIPES By Dee Bryson: Meet Erin Kroll

Erin and Adam Kroll plan to continue raising their children on the Palouse. Chances are, if you have ever spent any time in Whitman Hospital & Medical Center, you will have met Erin Kroll at some...


MSU honor roll listed

Makenzie Druffel of Colton, Leah Swannack of Lamont, Camina Rice of Pullman and Clara O'Keefe of St. John have been listed on the Montana State University undergraduate honor roll for fall semester with grade point averages of 3.5 or... Full story


Griffiths on GU roll

Colfax High School graduate Pearl Griffiths has earned placement on the Gonzaga University Dean's List for fall semester 2017. Students must earn a 3.5 to 3.84 grade-point average to be listed....


On George Fox roll

Abby Buckles of Colton, Wash., and Kacie Morgan of Newberg, Ore., daughter of Phillip Morgan, were among those who earned dean's list recognition at George Fox University, Newberg, Ore., for the fall 2017 semester. Undergraduate students must earn a...


Lego team competes at Cheney

Hooper Lillian McGregor and Emily Thompson in the winning round during Robot Games at the regional competition. Lillian McGregor and Chloe Waddell participated in the Washington State First Lego... Full story


Senior class hosts dinner

Lacrosse LaCrosse senior class will have a senior class dinner Jan. 28 from 4 until 6 p.m. at the Gathering Place. Dinner will be French dip, salads, dessert and a drink for $6. LaCrosse FFA Marketing Team, which placed first at the district... Full story


Farmington bank hires loan officer

Jerry Klossner, President of Farmington State Bank, has announced the hiring of Josey Booth as loan officer. Booth graduated from Whitworth University with a bachelor of arts in organizational management. He was previously employed by Bank of...


Visitor from Boston

Dusty Jonathan Stueckle and his mother, Cheryl, were overnight guests at the home of his grandparents, David and Phyllis Stueckle, last week. Jonathan was on his way to combined Ft. Lewis-McChord base for a scheduled meeting and took a side trip to... Full story


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