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Legals June 8

NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that in accordance with an order heretofore entered on the 5th day of June, 2017, by the Board of County Commissioners of the County of Whitman, State of Washington, directing sale of real property hereinafter...

 
 By Garth Meyer    News    June 8, 2017

Palouse hosts 13th Hot Rod Gathering

The annual Hot Rod Gathering went off in Palouse under a hot sun last Saturday, June 3. The event showcased pre-1965 traditional hot rods, jalopies, kustoms, sleds, bobbers and choppers. About 80 cars lined Palouse's Main Street and both sides of Bea...

 

Rhoades joins PRH

Dr. Ben Rhoades, who recently completed his residency in emergency medicine at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown, Pa., will join the emergency department at Pullman Regional Hospital as a specialist in emergency medicine. Dr. Rhoades is...

 

Senior Menus June 8

Colfax Wednesday, June 14: Oven baked chicken, rice, steamed vegetables, applesauce. Palouse Wednesday, June 14: Salad bar, fruit, roll, chocolate chip cookie. Pullman Friday, June 9: Bean soup, ham sandwich, vegetable tray, mandarin oranges....

 

Avista plans Pullman outage

An Avista maintenance project will cause a power outage between 10 p.m. June 11 and 4 a.m. June 12. Approximately 55 customers who will be affected by the outage will be notified. The planned work will take place at the intersection of Pine and...

 

Good Old Days June 8

125 years ago The Commoner June 3, 1892 The Whitman County Stockman's Association will meet at the courthouse at 1 o'clock Saturday afternoon, for the purpose of receiving new members and of devising plans for future action. All stockgrowers of good...

 

Obituaries June 8

James H. (Jim) Berry, 75, Pullman, died Friday, June 2, 2017, at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane. He will be cremated and, there will be no public service. Kimball Funeral Home of Pullman is...

 

Etcetera June 8

Palouse music fest slated for July 29 Palouse Arts Council has scheduled its annual Palouse Music Festival Saturday, July 29, at Hayton Greene Park from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. Shiloh and the Young Guns and Heather and the Soul Motions are among groups...

 

Knox cousins hold reunion

Endicott Knox cousins met for a reunion at the home of John and Kathy Schlomer May 28. Attending were Jerre and Sherre Wallace, Redmond; Kay and Radar Miller, Lewiston; Janet and Rich Hilty, Nampa, Idaho; Bill and Lori Know, Colfax; John Knox,...

 

Rosalia golden grads join parade

--Barbara Bothman photo Rosalia High School 50-year graduates from the class of 1967 were aboard the town's 1937 Ford fire truck as they rode through the Battle Days parade on Saturday. Steve VanDyke...

 
 By Mary Collins    People    June 8, 2017

My Favorite Recipes: Meet Rae Scott

Rae and Dan Scott and grandson Cole Wheatley. Rae Scott grew up in Pullman and returned to the Palouse for retirement. In between, she and her husband, Dan, lived in eastern, western and central...

 
 By Jess McGregor    People    June 8, 2017

LaCrosse graduate honored at Hooper

Hooper Abigail Elizabeth McGregor, daughter of Ian and Jessica McGregor, graduated from LaCrosse High School Saturday, June 3. A party in her honor was at the Hooper Store following the ceremony. Family members were in attendance included Abby's...

 

Quilts of Valor honor veterans

Quilts of Valor were presented on Saturday, May 27. The quilts were made by the Whitman Samplers Quilt Guild, with the exception of Karen Hensley's. Peggy Rodgers, center, is the guild chairman....

 
 By Karen Broeckel    People    June 8, 2017

Brinks duo attends Kennewick graduation

Dusty Larry and Di Brink attended a graduation party in Kennewick Saturday for their eldest grandchild, Ashley Brink, daughter of Kevin and Amber Brink. Ashley has been accepted to a college in Vancouver, B.C., where she plans to pursue courses in li...

 

Tom Mohr's "Why I Moved" exhibit enters Chapter II mode

Why did Tom Mohr move to Colfax? That question was answered last March when Mohr responded with a photographic exhibit at The Center next to the Colfax library. Because that exhibit was so popular,...

 

Colfax 2017 graduates receive $468,933 in scholarships, awards

Colfax High School class leaders stand with their medals at the end of Saturday's commencment in the CHS auditorium. From the left are Hope de Avila and Danny Robinson, co-valedictorians, and Alexie...

 

Big zap at Endicott

Misty Zornacki took this photo of a bolt of lightning from her front yard in Endicott early Sunday morning. The storm started Saturday night and lasted into the early hours of Sunday...

 

On the record June 8

MARRIAGE LICENSES Justin Heath Blatner, 29, and Sarah Lynn Kubishta, 27, both Pullman, June 1. Andrey Alexandrovich Simonov, 37, Pullman, and Marina Ivanovna Maksimenko, Spokane, 21, June 1. Caleb Vincent Pletcher, 21, and Autumn Joy Nutter, 20,...

 

Don C. Brunell: Connecticut Comeuppance

Recently, the Wall Street Journal editorialized that Connecticut’s elected officials are getting their “comeuppance” for years of absorbingly high taxes, failing to implement state spending constraints, and treating business as a bottomless...

 

Letters June 8

Cemetery looked good During our visit to several cemeteries over the Memorial Day weekend the Colfax cemetery stood out. I appreciate all the work that was put into making the cemetery look so beautiful this year. Also thank you to everybody that...

 

Rich Lowry: Embrace the Robots

We have seen the enemy, and it is the robot. A wave of fear over automation is driving dire predictions about robots rendering swaths of Americans unemployable and has created a vogue for outlandishly stupid policy proposals. A popular idea in...

 

Bob Franken: The Fight Plight

I've wrestled with this my entire career: What do journalists do immediately after we're attacked while lawfully doing our jobs? It takes place on occasion. In this age of Donald Trump, it's happening more. Our president has turned long-simmering...

 

Commuter heroes

It turned out badly. Three men tried to protect two frightened young girls from a racist assault. They were on a light rail commuter train in Portland. The girls, both black with one wearing a hajib, were accosted by a man full of hate. Witnessing...

 

Junior rodeo at Colfax Saturday could bring up to 200 wranglers

The 42nd annual Colfax Junior Rodeo will be Saturday and Sunday at the Palouse Empire Fairgrounds. Running from 10 a.m. to an estimated 4 p.m. both days, the event will feature competitors 18 and younger riding and roping on the Eastern Washington...

 

Bulletin Column June 8

Pop of circumstance Four years of high school culminates Saturday, June 3, for the 45 members of the Colfax High School class of 2017. These reports are from the previous four issues of the Daily...

 

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