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Menus - Feb. 11, 2010

Menus Week of Feb. 8-12, 2010 At Colton School: Tuesday: Grilled cheese sandwiches, cup of soup, fries, fruit. Wednesday: Hard-shell tacos, green beans, fruit, fruit turnovers. Thursday: Corn dogs, fries, corn, fruit. Friday: Hamburgers, green salad,...


Obituaries - Feb. 11, 2010

Jeanette Weber A rosary service for Jeanette Teresa Meyer Weber, 85, will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Uniontown. Funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 12, 2010, at St. Boniface with vault...


etc. Feb. 11, 2010

Eight enter Junior Miss Eight junior class girls have entered this year’s Colfax Junior Miss competition. They have been practicing for three weeks for the event which has been scheduled for March 20. Theme of the show will be “Expedition Junior...


Petty Officer Campbell serves on ship at Haiti

Colfax native Brandi Campbell is serving as a Navy third class petty officer aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan which is currently involved with the Haitian relief effort. The Bataan can produce hundreds of thousands of gallons of water... Full story


Four earn all-As for Oakesdale term

Oakesdale schools recently announced their first semester honor roll. Students receiving all A’s are Desiree Chappell, senior; Kaela Dewan, sophomore, and Jacey Headley and Alexa Lindgren, eighth grade. Earning grade averages between 3.50 to 3.99... Full story


LaCrosse pool tournament winners

Lacrosse Big Al’s Invitational Pool Tournament was Saturday, Feb. 6 with 16 teams participating. Alan Thompson and Butch Kneale captured the top spot. The team of Eric Startin and Don Maier came in second, and Richard Barry and Jen Broeckel placed... Full story

 By Mike Day    People    February 11, 2010

Taylor, Warwick will return to Rosalia

Rosalia Australian champion bush poet and entertainer Milton Taylor and cowboy poet Dick Warwick of Oakesdale will bring a blend of humor, outback wisdom and Down Under lore to the Budding Rose Gallery in Roslia, Feb. 14, at 1 p.m. The performance...


Pastor's corner - Feb. 11, 2010

The power to overcome Many years ago the great preacher Harry Emerson Fosdick told of a teenage girl stricken with polio. As he visited with her, she told him about a conversation she’d had with one of her friends, who told her, “Affliction does...


Hospital highlights - Feb. 11, 2010

Hospital rated tops by patients Hospital patients rated their experience higher than 99% of other American hospital patients during the last quarter of 2009. Whitman Hospital uses a company that surveys patients from 1,800 hospitals about their...


Residents attend Dayton concert

Dusty The Blue Mountain Troublemakers, The Ryegrass String Band and Wannigan performed a benefit concert which was the senior project of John Hockersmith, a member of the Troublemakers band and student at Waitsburg High. The Blue Mountain...


Tekoa plans outdoor market

Tekoa Plans are underway for a new outdoor market in Tekoa, the “First Saturday Outdoor Market.” It will be on the corner of Crosby and Warren on the first Saturday of each month, starting in May and continuing through September at 9 a.m. to 1... Full story


Vows at St. Patrick’s

Kathryn (Katie) Lee Cloaninger and Christopher Cole Heller were married Sept. 26, 2009, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Colfax. Abbot Adrian Archer officiated the ceremony. Katie is the daughter of Craig and Leslie Cloaninger of Colfax. Cole is... Full story


Lindsey Eggen, Thomas Tribbett exchange vows in Coeur d’Alene

Lindsey Ann Eggen, daughter of Mark and Shauna Eggen of Auburn, and Thomas Harlan Tribbett, son of Jim and Jeanne Tribbett of Colfax, were married Oct. 17, 2009, at the Coeur d’ Alene Assembly of God Church. The Re., Roy Jeremiah, former pastor of... Full story


Knit Wits program begins at Malden library

Malden Library started the new year with a new program, “Knit Wits”. Every Thursday the group meets from 1 to 3 p.m. to learn, teach, and share their knitting and crocheting skills. Program hostess is Carolyn Sturgeon. The tenth annual “Food... Full story


RTOP begins run of 'Enchanted April'

The ladies of Enchanted April. From the left standing are Jane Lear and Sarah Kelley; center, Troy Sprenke; front Hallie Harris and Patricia Gardner. A Regional Theatre of the Palouse production of Matthew Barber’s “Enchanted April,” will run...


MY FAVORITE RECIPES - Meet Sheri Grisham, St. John

Sheri Grisham has always wanted to run a café and now, as owner of the St. John Inn Café, she is getting that chance although it is her first time doing anything like it. “I’ve always just liked to cook,” said Sheri. When Sheri left her...


Food distributions slated for February

Locations for a state and federal emergency food distribution for Wednesday, Feb. 24, will be Palouse Federated Church, 1 to 3 p.m., and Rosalia Methodist Church, 9 to 11 a.m. For Thursday, Feb. 25, distribution will be Malden/Pine City, Town Hall,...


New stage at St. John library

Nicole Bertsch and Kate Hergert enjoy the new puppet stage at storytime session at the St. John Library. The stage and puppets were donated to the library by Riley Brennan, on his sixth birthday, and his parents Tiffany and Patric...


Word on the street - Feb. 11, 2010

Monday is President’s Day. Who’s your favorite? Verna Stephenson, LaCrosse “JFK.” Why? “I just think he did a lot for our country.” Brian Berntgen, Oakesdale “I’d have to say my favorite president would be, not George W. Bush, but... Full story


Workshop on legumes slated for Spangle

Farmers are invited to attend a workshop on aphid and virus management in legume crops Tuesday, Feb. 16, at the Harvester Restaurant in Spangle from 8 to 10 a.m. Sanford Eigenbrode, University of Idaho Entomologist and a team of researchers will...


Fertilizers to be topic at direct seed session

Dr. William Pan, WSU nutrient management specialist, and Jeremy Smith, St. John area farmer, will be featured speakers at the Palouse Direct Seeders breakfast next Thursday, Feb. 18, in the Colfax Methodist Church at 7 a.m. The breakfast will be...


Courthouse: Elected officials begin to announce campaigns

Sheriff Brett Myers was first, and several of Whitman County’s elected officials followed suit this week in announcing their intentions to seek another four years in their respective offices. Myers Monday announced his campaign for a third term as...


An end to Falcon sports? Sprague, Lamont schools await outcome of Harrington proposal

A proposal by some Harrington area residents to end the sports cooperative for Sprague and Harrington led to the issuance of a clarification statement last week from the Sprague and Lamont school boards. Doug Shields, chair of the Sprague School...


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