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Colfax Monday, June 7 Hawaiian burger with ham and pineapple, zesty pasta salad with vegetables, chocolate chip cookie Thursday, June 10 Pancakes with fruit topping, scrambled eggs, sausage, breakfast fruit Endicott Tuesday, June 8 Pulled pork,...

 

Births

Granger L. Siebert was born on May 9, 2021, to Justin and Bethany Siebert, of LaCrosse. He weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces. Grandparents are Jeff Siebert, of LaCenter, Brenda and Jim Craun, of Gresham,...

 
 By Karen Broeckel    People    June 3, 2021

Dusty News

Denise Broeckel Kendall, Tacoma, spent Memorial weekend with her sister and brother-in-law, Doreen and Tom Riedner.  They also stopped in for a visit with their brother and sister-in-law, Brian and Angela Boeckel.  Kendall returned to her home...

 
 By Staff Report    People    June 3, 2021
Julie Hartwig; Richard Domey;

Pandemic art and COVID craft exhibit opens

UNIONTOWN – A collection of work from artists Richard Domey and Judith Marvin open for display at Artisans at the Dahmen Barn. It begins with a reception from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on June 6. The...

 
 By Staff Report    People    June 3, 2021

Three veterans receive Quilts of Valor

COLFAX - Three Quilts of Valor were presented on May 14 at Colfax United Methodist Church. Keith Zaring, 89, of LaCrosse, served in the Air Force from 1950-54 as a staff sergeant, stationed in...

 
 By Garth Meyer    People    June 3, 2021
The old awning Cougar Graphics has been removed and new paint applied.

Cougar Graphics get new owners, awning and mural

COLFAX – Rachelle and Earl Marshall have plans for their new Colfax businesses. They are the new owners of Cougar Graphics and plan to open a second business in the same building, Marshall...

 
 By Staff Report    People    June 3, 2021

'Second Saturdays' start June 12 in Palouse

PALOUSE — “Second Saturdays” runs in Palouse from May through October. The Palouse Chamber of Commerce hosts the all-ages events featuring outdoor vendors, live music, restaurant specials, and sidewalk sales. On June 12, the Palouse Arts...

 
 By Staff Report    People    June 3, 2021

Miss Palouse Empire Rodeo Queen's fundraiser

COLFAX – A breakfast of eggs, sausage, and pancakes is offered as Miss Palouse Empire Rodeo Queen’s fundraiser. The breakfast is served on June 12 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Palouse Empire Fair Grounds Community Building. There is limited...

 

District court

Parker McGlother is guilty of driving while his license was suspended in the third degree and sentenced May 21 to 30 days in jail with 30 days suspended, fined $1,000 with $750 suspended, fees $393, and 12 months of unsupervised probation. Warren...

 

Jail bookings

Aaron W. Strom, 40, booked May 27 for a Department of Corrections warrant regarding a protection order violation. No bail. Max L. English, 23, booked May 27 for DUI. No bail. Jacqueline A. Blake Culton, 62, booked May 28 for reckless driving,...

 

Colfax police

Monday, May 24 5:33 p.m. – Cedar Street – An officer responded to a report of a woman that wouldn’t leave. Tuesday, May 25 1:16 p.m. – F Street – Two pit bulls were running loose on Thorn Street. 6:51 p.m. – Main Street – An officer...

 

Sheriff's office

Monday, May 24 8:08 a.m. – Star Avenue, LaCrosse – A deputy spoke with a citizen who had questions. 12:50 p.m. – First Street, Albion – A deputy responded to a missing person report. 1:15 p.m. – Front Street, Albion – There was a report o...

 
 By Sally C. Pipes    Opinion    June 3, 2021

Worst time to try 'Medicare for All'

"Medicare for All" just won't die. More than 100 House Democrats have signed onto new legislation that would outlaw all private insurance and put all Americans on a federally-run insurance plan...

 

Republicans, the 'Save America Party'

With Liz Cheney’s ouster from her US House Leadership position, some news outlets are trying to tell you that the Republican Party is divided and in disarray. Nothing could be further from the...

 
 By Johanna Vaughn    Opinion    June 3, 2021

'Dangerous Rhetoric' is what she wrote about mail voting

In Nancy Churchill’s “Dangerous Rhetoric – Testing Ground” she states vote-by-mail is a bad idea started about 20 years ago by Democrat-leaning politicians and voices her concerns that vote-by-mail leads to voter fraud. That indeed is...

 
 By Roger Whitten    Opinion    June 3, 2021

Letter to the Editor

In 10th century England, those found guilty of debasing the currency had one hand chopped off. If we re-instated this law, we would either have sane monetary policy in this country or a lot of one-handed politicians....

 

Clarkston man allegedly beat woman over $20

COLTON — A woman said she was kidnapped and beaten because she wouldn’t give a Clarkston man $20. A landowner called the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office on May 30 when he found a vehicle parked with a man and a woman passed out inside at...

 

Arrests made at Clearwater River Casino drug bust

LEWISTON — Multiple law enforcement agencies served a search warrant at Clearwater River Casino in Lewiston, Idaho, and arrested three people for selling drugs. Brad J. Sawyer, 54, of Torrance, Calif., was booked into the Nez Perce County Jail on...

 

SR 195 blocked by semi-truck collision

COLFAX - A Garfield woman allegedly ran a stop sign on Dry Creek Road and struck a semi-truck on State Route 195 on May 25. Rebecca P. Jones, of Garfield, was driving a 2020 Subaru Forester west on...

 
 By Garth Meyer    News    June 3, 2021

Palouse home to seven 'extinct' apple varieties

CHATTAROY - The Lost Apple Project announced seven apple varieties believed lost or extinct were found in old orchards in Washington, Idaho and Oregon. David Benscoter and the Temperate Orchard Conser...

 
 By Bill Carroll    News    June 3, 2021

New pump station delivers water to farms

WARDEN - A new pump station provides irrigation water to nearly 10,500 acres of farmland in Eastern Washington. The EL 47.5 station was dedicated on May 27, seven miles northeast of Warden. About 50...

 
 By Bill Stevenson    News    June 3, 2021
Pine City; Babb Road fire; Malden fire

Pine City stone church deemed total loss

PINE CITY - The Babb Road Fire in 2020 destroyed the Pine City rock church so completely, even the rocks are unusable. Spokane-based Belsby Horrocks Engineering volunteered a structural engineer to...

 

Dworshak Reservoir 20 feet below full

OROFINO, Idaho — Anglers and boaters at Dworshak Reservoir are asked to be alert to possible water flow and level changes. The water at Dworshak Reservoir is 20 feet below its full pool level as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers maintains its...

 

Palouse Conservation District receives grant

PULLMAN — Part of the new Washington State “No Child Left Inside” program goes to the Palouse Conservation District for environmental outdoor education of high school students. The $43,000 grant is paired with $14,000 from the Palouse...

 

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