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Good old days - April 15, 2010

125 years ago, April 17, 1885 The strained relations of European powers has had the effect of advancing the price of wheat to something like living rates. We are now able to quote 45 cents per bushel in this city, sacks furnished. A new and more... Full story

 

MOMENTS IN TIME - April 15, 2010

The History Channel * On April 30, 1789, George Washington is sworn in as the first American president and delivers the first inaugural speech, at Federal Hall in New York City. Observers noted that Washington fidgeted while he reiterated the mixed...

 

Four lead GPMS honor roll

All-A students at Garfield-Palouse Middle School for the third quarter are Jesse Lopez and Chandler Pfaff, eighth grade; Jacob Arlt and Rachel Nelson, seventh grade. Students receiving a 3.5 to 4.0 grade average are Sammi Johnson and Taylor Redman,... Full story

 

Crafts for Mother’s Day

Endicott Kathy, Rachel and Stephanie Stambaugh look at an Endicott Library display of new books from the Will James Society gifting program. Mother’s Day craft will be the main focus for Third Thursday Club April 15 at Endicott library. Students... Full story

 

Savvy senior - April 15, 2010

How to Create a Bird Watching Backyard Dear Savvy Senior, Since retiring last year I’ve really gotten into bird-watching, but would like to attract more birds to my backyard. What’s the easiest way to do this, and what resources can you... Full story

 

List all-A students for term at Colton

Colton students receiving all A grades for the third quarter are Katie Becker, Tim Faerber, Kelsey Moser and Sam Robertson, seniors; Grace Druffel, Haley Moser and Erin Weber, sophomores; Jordanna Dahmen and Kaden Dahmen, freshmen; Jenna Moser,...

 

Three lead roll at Oakesdale high

Oakesdale High School students earning a 4.0 grade point average for the third quarter are Drake Hinkins, senior; Kaela Dewan and Danielle Jones, sophomores. Those with a 3.50 to 3.99 grade average are Desiree Chappell, Katie Graffis, Cora Fisher,...

 

Tekoa ‘50 grads plan reunion

Tekoa Tekoa High School graduates in the class of 1950 plan a 60th class reunion to be held during Slippery Gulch Days Saturday June 19. Organizer Tim Daily of Portland said grads will meet for a dinner and a program at the Airport Ramada Inn at... Full story

 

Child screening set April 22 at Jennings

Jennings Elementary’s annual Child Find will be next Thursday, April 22, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Jennings Elementary. The screening is for ages birth to five years and includes screening of hearing, vision, motor skills,... Full story

 

Obituaries - April 15, 2010

Granville Beitzel The memorial service for Granville Edward Beitzel, 86, will be at Spangle Community Christian Church, Saturday April 17, at 11 a.m. A potluck reception will follow in the church basement. Mr. Beitzel died April 1, 2010, at home...

 

etc. April 15, 2010

Oakesdale students plan art festival at Empire An art festival featuring the work of Oakesdale students will be at the Empire Theater in Tekoa April 22 beginning at 7 p.m. Oakesdale art students, music students and English students will present...

 
 By Debbie Casey    People    April 15, 2010

Sale will continue

LaCrosse A bag type sale will be Friday, April 16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Community Club building. Last Friday several students participated in the Jump-A-Thon sponsored by the American Heart Association and LaCrosse NHS. With the donations...

 

Lamont duo attends 50th anniversary fete

Lamont Sunday afternoon, Allen and Diane Cook drove to Spokane Valley, to attend the 50th wedding anniversary fete for their long-time friends, Marvin and Barbara Ferguson. The Cooks and Fergusons all attended Cheney High School. Diane was the first...

 

Pullman births

Andres, Jaidalyn Capri, born March 27, 2010, at seven pounds, 13 ounces, to Tara and Bryant Andres of Potlatch. Paternal grandparents are Tami and Darin Andres, Viola. Maternal grandparents are Terry and Tammy Lamb, Potlatch. The baby joins a sister,...

 

Menus - April 15, 2010

Week of April 19-23, 2010 At Colton School: Monday: Hamburgers, fries, fruit. Tuesday: Spaghetti w/meatballs, garlic bread, green salad, fruit. Wednesday: Tacos, green beans, cinnamon pretzels, fruit, bar cookies. Thursday: Chicken fajitas, fries,...

 
 By Mike Day    People    April 15, 2010

Rosalia students tour campus

Rosalia Rosalia GEAR UP students during their three-day trip which included a stop at the state Capitol. Pictured front row left to right: Rep. Susan Fagan, Carly Robbs, Brian Fisher, Kaileigh Wendt, Sen. Mark Schoesler. Back row left to right are:...

 

Albion craft night set for Tuesday

All ages are welcome at the Mother/Daughter Craft Night at Albion Library Tuesday, April 20, at 6:30 p.m. to learn how to make hair bows. The program is free and all materials are provided. Also, adults have priority computer time on Tuesdays...

 

Screening day at Palouse

Preschool and Kindergarten screening and pre-registration will be Tuesday, May 11, from 9 a.m. to noon at Palouse Elementary School. The screening is for children ages birth to 6 years old. Preschoolers must be 3 or 4 years old. Kindergarteners must...

 

Hospital highlights - April 15, 2010

Hospital commissioners strive Whitman Hospital and Medical Center is governed by five elected commissioners. Together they make up the hospital board. Their primary responsibility is to govern the hospital on your behalf. They strive to provide the h...

 

MY FAVORITE RECIPES - Meet Myrna Morasch

Back: Myrna, Krista, Kyle. Front: Blake, Tyler Growing up in Montana, Myrna Morasch learned to fish from her father, cook from her mother and garden from both her parents. That early learning instilled a love in her so Myrna lists her hobbies as...

 

Big band night at Tekoa’s Empire

Fans of big band music and Tekoa’s Empire Theater marked a rollicking night Saturday when the Master Class Jazz Orchestra from Spokane played a full program. The orchestra is made up of professional musicians and some of the top instrumental...

 
 By Joe Smillie    News    April 15, 2010

State budget shuffle results in Almota Road repavement funds

Washington’s budget quagmire has resulted in an accelerated time frame for Whitman County to finish its Almota Road repaving project. Public Works Director Mark Storey learned last week the county would receive $886,000 from the state County Road...

 

SJE to host its first art walk

The St. John gymnasium will be full of the artwork of St. John and Endicott students next Monday as the school hosts its first ever art walk. “It will be just like an art walk in an official gallery,” said Art teacher Mary Bertrand. Students...

 

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