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Articles from the May 20, 2021 edition

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Colfax Monday, May 24 Lentil and sausage, casserole, green salad, French bread, tropical fruit, Rice-Krispies treat Thursday, May 27 Fish fillet, baked potato, cooked vegetables, green salad, roll, lentil brownie Endicott Tuesday, May 25 Pork loin,...

 By Garth Meyer    Sports    May 20, 2021

Colfax baseball finishes third in league

COLFAX - Colfax Bulldogs baseball finished the 2021 season in third in the Bi-County 2B League after a four-team playoff at McDonald Park on May 14. The south No. 1 seed, Colfax met No. 2 north seed...

 By Garth Meyer    Sports    May 20, 2021

Colfax Bulldogs finish fifth at track districts

RITZVILLE - The Colfax High School track team took home seven top-three finishes at the Bi-County 2B District 7 meet in Ritzville on May 13. In team results, both the Colfax girls and boys finished...


Oletia Simpson

Oletia Simpson, age 83, passed away in her St. John home on Saturday, May 15, surrounded by her family. Letia was born Gladys Oletia Johnson on May 9, 1938, to Lindell Scott and Mildred Dawn (Pike)... Full story

John Weldon Askins

John Weldon Askins

John Weldon Askins, 45, of Palouse, passed away unexpectedly in his sleep Sunday morning, May 9, 2021, at his home. A celebration of life was held at the Scenic 6 Park in Potlatch. John was born... Full story

Cheryl Anne Ritts

Cheryl Anne Ritts

Cheryl Anne Ritts finished her journey of life on May 13, 2021 at the age 79. She passed at Providence Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane, Washington. She was born to Hollis and Beryl Breeden in... Full story

Barbara Ruth Brown

Barbara Ruth Brown

Barbara Ruth Brown of Rosalia, Washington, known as "Ruth", passed away on May 8, 2021, at the age of 89 years old. She ran out of strength to recover from a fall in her home. The daughter of Marvin... Full story


Sandra Kay Souders

Sandra Kay Souders, 80, of Oakesdale, Wash., passed away from complications of congestive heart and renal failure on Saturday, May 8th, 2021, at Providence Sacred Heart Hospital. Sandy was born to Thomas and Mary (Vigue) Pederson on March 15, 1941,... Full story


Ronald Olson Celebration of Life

The family of Ronald Olson invites you to a celebration of life on Saturday, May 29, at 11 a.m., at the Colfax Golf Course. Bring your best stories to share. Food will be provided.... Full story


Janet Camp Celebration of Life

Come join us for fellowship, a meal, and sharing memories. Ralston Grange Hall, June 5, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. RSVP [email protected] Full story

 By Karen Broeckle    People    May 20, 2021

Dusty News: May 20, 2021

Art and Colene Sager flew to LaPine, Ore., and spent the weekend with Don and Gaylene Manning. While there, the women attended a baby shower honoring their daughter and granddaughter, Hannah Flores. The July baby will be the first grandchild for...


Births: May 20, 2021

Devin Everett was born May 9, 2021, to Devin and Michaela Grabner, of Colfax. He weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces. Grandparents are George and Tonja Morgan, of Kuna, Idaho, and Devin and Heidi Grabner, of...

 By Staff Report    Records    May 20, 2021

District court

Richard Dayton is guilty of driving while his license was suspended in the third degree and was sentenced May 14 to 30 days in jail with 30 days suspended, fined $1,000 with $750 suspended, $43 in fees, and 12 months unsupervised probation. Ignacio...

 By Staff Report    Records    May 20, 2021

Land Transactions

Shelly Boyer, of Hayden, Idaho, sold 2201 Whelan Road in Pullman to Fred Wexler III, of Pullman, parcels 2-0000-45-15-212-2900, 2-0000-45-15-15-3900, 2-0000-45-15-15-4900, 2-0000-45-15-14-3690, selling price $150,000, statutory warranty deed, May 3...

 By Staff Report    Records    May 20, 2021

Jail bookings

Danielee K. Zurcher, 20, booked May 12 for theft in the third degree, vehicle prowl in the second degree, driving while license suspended in the third degree, and a warrant for failing to appear in court regarding charges of driving while license...

 By Staff Report    Records    May 20, 2021

Colfax police

Monday, May 10 12:46 p.m. – Mill Street – There was a report of a parking problem. 3:50 p.m. – Mill Street – There was a report of stray animals. 4:36 p.m. – Cooper Street – An officer responded to a report of a violation of a court order...

 By Staff Report    Records    May 20, 2021

Sheriff's Office

Monday, May 10 12:53 a.m. – Pullman Airport Road. Pullman – A deputy checked on a burglary alarm. (No reports for 8 hours) 9:13 a.m. – Sheriff’s office – A deputy gave a citizen a ride. 9:14 a.m. – Fairview Avenue, Colfax – A deputy...

 By Don C. Brunell    Opinion    May 20, 2021

Building Washington's future electricity supply around hydropower

Although New Zealand and Washington are located a half-a-world apart, they have lots in common—-beautiful seashores, majestic mountains, crystal clear streams and lakes; and, vibrant salmon and...



Have you ever noticed that many really bad ideas in governance seem to come to Washington State first? Ideas like state wide vote by mail, COVID patients in nursing homes, and vaccine passports? Why...

 By Bill Stevenson    Opinion    May 20, 2021

Vaccination: It's your choice

It’s time to decide if you want a COVID vaccination. If you want to take a precaution to help you avoid contracting COVID, then you can accept a free vaccination. If you don’t want a new COVID vac...

 By Staff Report    News    May 20, 2021

Whitman County back to Phase Three

OLYMPIA — Whitman County moved back to Phase Three on Thursday. Gov. Jay Inslee announced the change on May 13. Whitman County was one of three counties statewide that were dropped back to Phase Two in April. In Phase Three, restaurants, bars, and...


Palouse Pathways seminar topic on selective colleges

PALOUSE - The non-profit Palouse Pathways hosts two Selective College Workshops in May and June for students interested in going to exclusive universities such as Harvard, Stanford, and Yale. Both...

 By Bill Stevenson    News    May 20, 2021

Man charged with sending sexual texts, faces new charges

MOSCOW – A sex offender faces charges of raping a 14-year-old Moscow girl after being charged for sending her sexual text messages while staying in LaCrosse. Austin T. Johnson, 23, of Moscow,...


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