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 By Garth Meyer    News    April 4, 2019

CHS auditorium seats vanish in project start

Seats in the Colfax High School auditorium were cleared out in two days last week to begin the school remodeling project. Remaining on the floor were sides of chairs which were still connected to...

 
 By Garth Meyer    News    April 4, 2019

Palouse gets south side sidewalk grant

The City of Palouse has been awarded $200,000 to install a sidewalk on Palouse Cove Road to the edge of downtown. The grant, from the Washington State Transportation Improvement Board’s new “Complete Streets” program, comes as part of an...

 
 By Jana Mathia    News    April 4, 2019
Lance Bishop

Bishop begins as new IT director

Lance Bishop, wife Alice and their three children rolled onto the Palouse from Mississippi Friday. Monday, Bishop went to his first day of work as the new Whitman County IT Director. The Whitman...

 

Crews work to restore service on railroad line

Crews from Shamrock Construction, Spokane, are now working to apply rock riprap along the north bank of Willow Creek west of LaCrosse. A slide from the steep bank left a sheer earth face next to the...

 
 By Jana Mathia    News    April 4, 2019

Summer set to bring new art to Colfax

Colfax is about to get a lot more colorful. The Colfax Arts Council has announced two art projects that are set to bring a lot of art to the downtown area. One will spread murals on the sides of local business buildings while the other aims to...

 

Albion 4H-ers plan egg hunt

Albion 4H club will host the annual community Easter egg hunt in Albion April 20 starting at 9 a.m. at the park beside the community building. There will also be an optional canned food drive if families would like to contribute. The ages for the...

 
 By Jana Mathia    News    April 4, 2019

Torry's Country Store: Shepherds buy St. John Primeland store business

Almost six years ago, Torry Shepherd stepped in as manager of the CHS Primeland store in St. John. He knew what changes needed to be made to make the business successful. However, the corporation's...

 
 By Garth Meyer    News    April 4, 2019

Almota Road plan nears finish, may be delayed

The Washington State Department of Transportation is now in its final stages of review for this summer’s Almota Road project between Union Flat Creek and the intersection with State Route 194 near Onecho Bible Church. “Plans are 95 percent...

 
 By Jana Mathia    News    April 4, 2019

Truly You Clothing & More to offer options for shoppers

Truly You Clothing and More is set to have its grand opening April 13, providing shopping for ladies' clothing and accessories for multiple generations. "This is a little dream of mine," said Whitney...

 
 By Kara Davidson    News    April 4, 2019

Route 26 Vintage Market returns

Route 26 Vintage Market will return this spring to the Palouse Empire Fairground April 12 and 13 after its first two years in the Jenning’s Elementary School Gym and moving last October to the...

 

C&C Fund offers spring raffle basket

The annual Colfax and Community Fund fundraising basket is on display at Rosauers in Colfax now thru April 7 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. Basket items for spring and Easter include Spokane Indians upper box seat baseball tickets, hand-made lap...

 
 By Kara Davidson    Opinion    April 4, 2019

My Two Cents: Taking the opportunities in life

I just wanted to say a little something about opportunities. They are out there; try not to miss them. Second, they are all over the place; don’t overlook them. My biggest regrets in life can be...

 
Kelan Becker

Colville tops Bulldogs in McDonald opener

Baseball finally happened at McDonald Park Tuesday with Colville's team making the trip south to play the Bulldogs in a non-league round. The game marked the de facto start of a home season after two...

 

Gray tops field on Bryden links

Colfax senior Bennett Gray topped a field of approximately 20 golfers at Bryden Canyon in Lewiston March 28. Gray hit a three-over 39 and finished three strokes ahead of Davenport’s Kristof Panke. Augie Allenbach placed third with a 43, one stroke...

 

Rain stops Reardan softball double

Rain Friday stopped an anticipated debut of the Colfax softball team on the home field at McDonald Park. The Bulldogs were slated to host Reardan for a league pair, but the games were rained out. A backup plan to play at Pullman was also bagged...

 

Gilchrist leads win by jayvees

Colfax jayvees pegged a 13-5 win Friday over the SJEL varsity to start the action at Wisner Field. Eighth grader Mason Gilchrist threw three innings of no-hit ball at the hosts and added a single and triple. Ayden Miller, Gavin Shrope, Carson Gray...

 

Colton books split at Moses Lake

Colton Wildcats booked a split Tuesday on a road trip to Big Bend Community College at Moses Lake. The boys dropped the LRS Broncos 11-1 in the first game and bowed to Warden 10-15 in the second game. Jon Bean struck out seven Broncos on the way to...

 
 By Garth Meyer    Sports    April 4, 2019

Commentary: Gonzaga-Texas Tech: the most significant statistic

What was it? The steal ratio? Rebound differential? Points "in transition?" Shooting percentage? Or was it this? Eight. The (unofficial) count for the number of times T.V. announcers Reggie Miller and Dan Bonner called for Gonzaga to get the ball...

 
 By Garth Meyer    News    April 4, 2019

Tekoa airport fuel up in the air

The City of Tekoa will soon choose whether to provide fuel at its airport after losing its longtime supplier last summer. Previously, a Pullman company brought the fuel and did the billing. “So we’re trying to figure out what to do,” said city...

 

Officers attend rite

Whitman County Deputies, Colfax and Pullman officers Thursday departed here on a trip to Ellensburg to attend services for Ryan Thompson, the Kittitas County Deputy who was fatally wounded in a...

 

News Briefs: April 4, 2019

Road restrictions lifted Weight restrictions on a list of county roads were lifted Monday morning from all roads west of Almota Road and south of Highway 23 which had limits posted over the past three weeks due to softened ground from snowmelt and...

 

Bulletin Column: April 4, 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...

 
 By Jerry Jones    Editorial    April 4, 2019

Considering the HRC candidate

Nadine Woodward, the newly-retired Spokane T.V. news anchor who is now running for mayor of Spokane, was on the other side of the cameras Tuesday to announce her campaign. Judged from the perspective of a weekly news person from the outer perimeter,...

 
 By Bob Franken    Opinion    April 4, 2019

Another Weekend Busted

One lesson the Washington reporter learns very quickly is that he or she should never EVER have unbreakable plans for the weekend. It's a major strain on the relationships that newspersons have with significant others who can accept only so many...

 

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