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Auf Gehts to play at Dahmen The Auf Gehts German band will give a free concert at Dahmen Barn from 1 to 3 p.m. March 3, the same day as the Uniontown Sausage feed. The band was started in 1965 when Paul Wadleigh organized a small band to play before...

 

Hospital Highlights

Women & Heart Disease Did you know that the number one killer for women is not breast cancer – it is heart disease! Heart disease is the number one killer of women, and is more deadly than all forms of cancer combined. Since 1984, more women than m... Full story

 

Colfax ‘string section’ featured

The guitar section of the Colfax band was featured Saturday at Mt. Spokane when the group debuted the “Got to Get You Into My Life” arrangement. From the left are Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Tate, Jackson Elfers and Judd Thompson. Tate played an...

 

Good Old Days

125 years ago March 2, 1888 Without the slightest doubt the grain crop of this county this year will be more than one third larger than it was last. The farmers have been busy plowing the last two weeks, and every one with whom we have conversed has...

 

County Library Calendar

Thursday, Feb. 28 Albion – 4 p.m. – After School Craft – Kids are invited to a fun after school craft project. Rosalia - 5 to 7 p.m. – Ladies Night at the Library – Bring your favorite book, arts and craft project and enjoy some down time....

 

Rosalia Pinewood Derby entrants

Rosalia Cub Scouts in Pack 587 competed in their Pinewood Derby Sunday, Feb. 24. Back row: Zach Saens, Gabriel Lazcano, Gabe Naught, Carson McDonald, Garrett Naught, Anthony Gehring, Cassin Pittmann, Danner Holling. Middle row: Levi Anderson, Riley...

 

St. Baldrick’s total to clear $13,000

Colfax school board member and St. Baldrick’s Foundation head-shaving event treasurer Brian Becker noted Monday night that the Feb. 13 fundraiser’s proceeds will clear $13,000. Originally the total was slated at $11,000 but donations have kept...

 

Menus

Week of March 4-8 At Garfield/Palouse School: Monday: Sweet and Sour chicken, rice, stir fry vegetables, mandarin oranges, applesauce Tuesday: Chicken patty, bun, lettuce, tomatoes, pork n’ beans, pineapple, bananas Wednesday: No School Thursday:...

 

County contest slated at LaCrosse

Lacrosse On March 7 LaCrosse School will host the Whitman County Speech, Spelling and Math contest for fifth through eighth graders. Students county wide will compete in spelling, math, impromptu speech, persuasive speech or interpretive speech. The... Full story

 
 By Anne Lowe    People    February 27, 2013

Endicott club elects officers, plans projects

Endicott Endicott Community Club elected officers at their last meeting Feb. 12, 2013. Co-presidents: Sue Bafus and Anne Lowe; Vice President: Sharon Huff; Secretary: Colleen Winchester, and Treasurer: Gail Bilow. The club discussed projects for the...

 

White-Shahan vows in Spokane

—Photo by Wendy McGraw; Almota Roses Jennifer White and Justin Shahan were joined in marriage Oct. 20, 2012, at the Glover Mansion in Spokane. The bride is the daughter of Jim and Cathy White of Colfax, and Shahan is the son of Ron Shahan of... Full story

 

My Favorite Recipes By Linda Marler

Meet Cathy Ensley, Colfax Cathy and Mike Ensley live in a beautiful country home which they built in 1979. Now they are in the process of redecorating, updating, and freshening their home. When they installed new siding, Mike removed the old. Their...

 

Birthday dinner fetes Dusty twins

Dusty Tony and Denise Kendall, Tacoma, spent the last part of her winter break from teaching in the University Place District at the home of her father, Oscar Broeckel, and her twin sister’s home, Doreen and Tom Riedner, in Genesee. The Kendalls... Full story

 

GMO session

Pullman League of Women Voters will sponsor a public meeting about Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) Monday, March 4, at 7 p.m. in the Gold Room of the Gladish Cultural Center. Dr. Michael Neff, director of the Molecular Plant Sciences graduate...

 

Question time

Distinguished Young Women candidates practice answering interview questions in the foyer of Colfax High School Monday night. The junior girls will compete to represent their school March 23, while the boys pictured will assist. The annual program,...

 

Bailey returns to Meet the Artist

Wendy Zuppan Bailey of Spokane will be featured at the next Colfax Arts Council Meet the Artist session March 7 at 7 p.m. This will be the second visit to Colfax by Bailey who was featured in the premier season of Meet the Artist. She defines her...

 

Bringing order to chaos: EMS volunteers respond in times of need

When their pagers tone, the Colfax Emergency Medical Service volunteers head to the fire hall, no matter what time of day or night. They are on duty 24/7. Standing next to one of the emergency vehicles in the Colfax Fire Hall are EMS volunteers from...

 

On The Record

Marriage applications Donald Eugene Heroff, Jr., 45, Pullman, and Camila R.S. DeSouza, 28, Pullman, Feb. 14. Tinghiu Wang, 24, Pullman, and Junhui Zhao, 25, Pullman, Feb. 14. Daniel Philip Southwell, 22, Moscow, and Claire Lauren Martens, 22,...

 

Bulleltin Column

These reports are from the previous four issues of the Daily Bulletin in Colfax. They are reprinted here for the benefit of Gazette readers who reside outside of Colfax. Some accounts have been updated. KNOWLEDGE BOWL TEAM GOES TO WHITWORTH The CHS...

 

All's Well

The only purpose for this letter is to express some muses. I’m thinking of the benefits of having an optimistic President. He keeps telling us how great disaster is, how much things are improving, debt is no problem let’s see how high it can go....

 

Nine Solutions

I would like to share nine solutions how government should work for all citizens of our United States of America: 1. The immigration problem: would have been solved if the wall had just been finished, but since ICE was told not to enforce immigration...

 

Don Brunell-Association health plans work

Sometimes Plan B turns out to be better than Plan A. Case in point: our state’s association health plans. In 1993, Gov. Mike Lowry (D) wanted to help small employers offer health insurance. Too many could not afford coverage for their employees and...

 

Adele erguson-My Walking Bird

I didn’t see anything in the newspapers I take about The Great Backyard Bird Count but it probably takes awhile to compile the results. The GBBC has been done in the middle of February for 16 years where volunteers go out nationwide and count and... Full story

 

Punitive cuts instead of productive ones

The long-awaited sequester is upon us. As of this writing, it appears that Congress and the President will let the long dreaded spending cuts go into effect. The administration is predicting dire consequences if the automatic national spending cuts...

 

W. Bruce Cameron-Old Age Is Inherited — We Get It From Our Parents

Editor’s Note: The following column was originally published in 2008. According to pollsters, I am part of an “aging demographic.” But who isn’t? I’m not worried about getting older; I’m worried that as I age, I will become more and more... Full story

 

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