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 By Kara Davidson    News    March 28, 2019

State FFA officers attend Port session

Washington State FFA Officers attended the the Port of Whitman board meeting last Thursday in Colfax. They included President Sadie Aronson from White River, Treasurer Kyle Johnson from Yelm,...

 
 By Garth Meyer    News    March 28, 2019

Work starts on Colfax school project

Sometime Wednesday morning the first auditorium seat bolt was to be pulled by contractors to begin the Colfax school remodeling project after two years of planning, including funding approval by voters for an $18.9 million bond passed in February...

 
 By Kara Davidson    News    March 28, 2019

Duo works to identify all veterans in cemetery

Cherry Alice Van Tine and Jim Lemon, the local coordinators for Wreaths Across America, have been working at Bruning Funeral Home to look up records of veterans who are buried in the Colfax cemetery....

 
 By Kara Davidson    News    March 28, 2019

ESJ student team competes in regional Science Olympiad

Kaitlyn Nave and Joel Larson from the Endicott/St. John Science Olympiad team placed third in the Density Lab, earning a medal. They were the highest placed finishers from the school at the regional...

 

Wheat groups praise Brazil pact

U.S. Wheat Associates and the National Association of Wheat Growers expressed support for a March 19 announcement by President Donald Trump and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro that Brazil has agreed to implement a duty-free tariff rate quota for...

 

Hearing date slated on Dusty grain pads

A hearing on the application of McCoy Land Co., a subsidiary of Pacific Northwest Farmers’ Cooperative, for a conditional use permit for grain storage on a 66-acre parcel site at the intersection of Highways 26 and 127 just south of Dusty has been...

 

Livestock loss session set Friday at Ritzville

Under the 2014 Farm Bill, Congress enacted a number of disaster assistance programs to assist livestock producers affected by severe weather conditions. These programs, which have been reauthorized in the most current 2018 Farm Bill, include the Live...

 
 By Kara Davidson    News    March 28, 2019

Palouse Scenic Byway eyes videos update

The Palouse Scenic Byway group Monday discussed funding for updating the Dan Walker production videos. About six years ago, Dan Walker Productions of Lewiston recorded 17 videos of communities and...

 
 By Kara Davidson    News    March 28, 2019

Historic Preservation panel conducts focus session

Washington Trust for Historic Preservation conducted a focus group at Perkins House in Colfax hosted by Val Gregory, the executive director of Colfax Chamber of Commerce, the Downtown Association and...

 
Evan Henning

Bulldog baseball team tops Broncos, Dragons

Colfax baseball players added the wins to their season ledger during the week with a power pair of wins over the LRS Broncos Friday on the Bailey-Brayton turf at WSU, and a big win over St. George's M...

 
Helina Hahn and Perry Imler

Bulldog bats blast off at Ritzville

Colfax bats came to life in a big way Saturday at Ritzville where the Colfax girls took two big wins over the LRS Broncos. Colfax totaled 29 hits over the two games with the Broncos. The two wins at...

 

Two Bulldog senior girls get exit honors at banquet

Colfax Bulldog girls capped off the hoop season Monday night with the annual sports banquet. The awards and dinner finished winter campaign which saw a young and speedy Colfax team pick up wins,...

 

Wildcats shut out Touchet twice

The Colton baseball team got two shutout wins in a doubleheader against Touchet March 23, played at Clarkston. The Wildcats won 10-0 and 20-0. In the first game, pitcher Jon Bean delivered 11 strikeouts in five innings, starting with eight of the...

 

Pomeroy beats Colton

Playing at Pomeroy Tuesday, the Colton High School softball team lost to their Southeast 1B league rival as the Pirates opened up a lead in the sixth inning. Pomeroy put together 11 hits total, with two each from Alyssa Wolf, Emma Severs and Avery...

 

Colfax golf match scratched

Tuesday’s golf opener at Colfax, which had six teams on the guest list, was scratched because of soft conditions on the course. The course is now open for play, but was considered too soft to take traffic generated by boys and girls teams from as...

 

Pleads 'not guilty' to extortion

Kyle Gaumitz, 24, Pullman, pleaded not guilty in superior court Friday morning to five charges of extortion with sexual motivation. Judge Gary Libey allowed Gaumitz continued pre-trial release, but said he had a concern for public safety because of...

 

Bulletin Column: March 28, 2019

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...

 

It is not over yet

The investigation into the Trump campaign and presidency was concluded last week by special counsel Robert Mueller. A brief summary of this investigation has been released. The full report has not. The White House claims total vindication of the...

 

Pet Peeves & Okeydokes: March 28, 2019

Pet Peeves The cost of vehicle registration for seniors and the handicapped. Give us a break....

 
 By Bob Franken    Opinion    March 28, 2019

The Final Four

The Democrats could use some sex education. Right now, their candidates are multiplying like crazy, all clamoring for that top berth on the party's presidential ticket. They're clearly in need of some berth control. Absent any family planning, howeve...

 
 By Rich Lowry    Opinion    March 28, 2019

The SPLC Designates Itself

The Southern Poverty Law Center has designated itself an organization hostile to women and people of color. It fired its co-founder Morris Dees for unexplained reasons and removed his bio from its website at the same time it pledged to train its...

 

Treason

After two and a half years and forty million dollars there are no indictments for any collusion of any kind, yet the Democratic Party persists in their attack on the president, who has stated all along that their was no collusion. The Special...

 

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