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Tom Dorsey

Tom Dorsey

Born January 18, 1958, in Spokane, Washington, to Tom and Marilyn Dorsey, Tommy Allen (TA) Dorsey passed away on Monday, March 22, 2021, at home in Liberty Lake, Washington, surrounded by his family.... Full story

 
Loraine Smick

Loraine Smick

Loraine Smick passed away March 31, 2021, at the age of 93 due to complications from COVID-19. Loraine was born Feb. 13, 1928, in Magrath, Alberta, Canada. She was the first of four daughters born to... Full story

 

Senior Menus: April 12-16

Colfax Monday, April 12: Cobb salad, wheat roll, cottage cheese with fruit Thursday, April 15: Cheeseburger with fixings, potato salad, baked beans, fresh fruit, dessert Endicott Tuesday, April 13: Baked ham, harvest potatoes, green beans, roll,...

 

Births

Mikyah Rose was born on April 3, 2021, to Shyloh and Steven Mosby, of St. John. She weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces. She joins her sister, Miah, and brother Genesis....

 

50 years ago

The former Hubbard school house five miles north of Colfax on Highway 195 was struck by fire Sunday. Much of the roof section of the building and the east end were damaged by the blaze which started from grass burning in the area. Built in 1882, the...

 

75 years ago

That he will enforce the state anti-gambling laws by stopping the playing of slot machines, punch boards and other games of chance is evidenced in the following statement by County Prosecutor Claude Irwin, issued Wednesday: “I have been asked to...

 

100 years ago

A crowd, estimated at 1,000 people packed every corner of the community hall and over-flowed to the entrance and stairs Tuesday evening when Collins and Harlan, well-known Metropolitan entertainers, presented a “Miracle Concert.” Mr. Harlan sang...

 

Colton High School Honor Roll

COLTON — Colton High School announced students listed on the Honor Roll for grades sixth through twelfth. HIGHEST HONORS 4.0 GPA Wyatt Baysinger Meredith Bell Joey Heminghaus Russel Jackson Maggie Meyer Clair Moehrle Avery Peters Addyson Purnell...

 
Bible quiz champions

Bible Quiz Champions

In Step Bible quizzing team placed first overall in their Inland Northwest Bible Quiz league, which runs from September to March. Individually Karmen Akesson placed second, Kirsten Akesson placed...

 

Vanek siblings win state essay contest

COLFAX — Eighth-grader Liana Vanek and her brother Arri Vanek, fifth-grade, both of Colfax, were named state winners in this year’s Daughters of the American Revolution essay contest. The topic for 2020-2021 was having students put themselves as...

 
Builders in the kitchen of the new home of Diana (Merriman) Totten in Malden.

Montana church builds new home in Malden

MALDEN — Builders from the Western Antibaptist Missionaries of St. Ignatius, Mont., gather in the kitchen of the new home of Diana (Merriman) Totten in Malden. The group built two houses in two...

 

Penny drive for library starts April 4

COLFAX — The Whitman County Rural Library System is having a Penny Drive from April 4 to April 30. Each of the 14 library branches collects money to fund programs or projects, according to Sheri Miller, representing the Whitman County Library. The...

 
 By Staff Report    People    April 8, 2021
“Notebook of a Scavenger Series” by Gerri Sayler

'Phoenix Rising' opens in Uniontown gallery

UNIONTOWN — The new group exhibit "Phoenix Rising" is on display at the Artisans at the Dahmen Barn in Uniontown. The Palouse Women Artist offers the exhibit until April 25. 'Phoenix Rising' is the...

 
Hallie Galbreath and Mitch Jamison

Wedding Announcement

GARFIELD — Mitch Jamison, of Garfield, is engaged to be married April 24, 2021, in Spokane to Hallie Galbreath, of Ritzville. Jamison is the son of Russell and Sandra Jamison. Galbreath is the...

 

Land Transactions

Alvin and Marian Smith, of Lewiston, Idaho, transferred 7000 A Down River Road in Whitman County, to Marian Smith, of Lewiston, Idaho, parcels 2-0000-45-11-17-2791, 2-0000-45-11-17-2793, assessed value $152,469, affidavit – lack of probate, March 2...

 

Whitman County Jail

Cheyenne R. McDaniel, 28, booked March 29 for DUI. No bail. Noelle R. Stewart, 41, booked March 30 for DUI. No bail. Ryan G. Keller, 31, booked March 31 for two counts of assault in the fourth degree – domestic violence, two counts of harassment...

 

Colfax Police

Monday, March 29 12:08 p.m. – Main Street – An officer responded to a communication problem. Unknown time – Hillcrest Drive – A man was outside of a laundry breaking windows. 5:58 p.m. – Cedar Street – An officer responded to a...

 

Sheriff's Office

Monday, March 29 12:05 a.m. – SR 195, Uniontown – A deputy found a downed powerline. 1:09 a.m. – Main Street, Colfax – A deputy responded to a report of disorderly conduct. 9:21 a.m. – Sheriff’s office – There was a report of a...

 
 By Bill Forhan    Letters    April 8, 2021

Real problem with salmon

Declining salmon runs, just like global warming/climate change is just another misunderstood problem that could be solved without removing any dams or spending small fortunes employing lawyers and environmentalists that do not understand the...

 

Telephone companies should be responsible

Today I received three phone calls. When I returned the calls according to my caller ID app on my telephone each one was fraudulent. The numbers they gave me were ‘no longer in service,’ according to the message by the phone company. A...

 
 By Amy Carlson    Letters    April 8, 2021

Prime Motivation Club

Appreciation for union leadership and workplace improvements cannot mean that every business must therefore subscribe to the union. While willingness to raise standards, offer education and training, and ensure onsite safety are excellent qualities...

 

Teaching racism to end racism fallacy

Just the other day I was catching up with a friend and he shared with me a surprising experience. He said his daughter is attending law school and one of her professors has been rabidly vocal about how our justice system needs to be reformed to judge...

 

Democrats can't resist higher spending

The Senate operating budget for 2021-23 was approved on April 1 by a 27-22 vote, with two Democrats joining all Republicans in opposition. It is fitting this plan (Senate Bill 5092) was passed on...

 

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