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Savvy Senior

Dear Savvy Senior, What resources can you recommend to help seniors with financial problems? I hate to admit it, but I’ve fallen behind on my house payments and have accumulated quite a bit of credit card debt over the past few years. Where can we...

 

Pastor's Corner

What would it be like if there were a store in town that sold shirts? Not just any shirts though. What if they sold one shirt in one design only? Made from the finest quality, but only one fabric choice. One size only–and that was 5X because it... Full story

 

Area students on spring dean’s list

Area students on the spring quarter dean’s list at Eastern Washington University are listed below. An undergraduate student who earns 12 quality hours and a grade average of 3.5 or higher qualifies for the list. Colfax: Kendayle Anderson, Abby...

 

Rabbit handling 101

Members of Tricia Harwood’s Colfax River’s Edge 4H cats, rabbits and guinea pigs club work on handling June 28. This is the fourth year of the growing group, which was awarded a $212 grant last year from the Washington State 4H Foundation Small...

 

Good Old Days

125 years ago July 13, 1888 The new junction between Pampa and Sutton has been called Palmer Junction after Engineer Frank E. Palmer of Wallula, who for the past three months has been engaged on these lines in the absence of Engineers Maultner,...

 

Etc. Column

ArtWalk set in Pullman The 4th Annual ArtWalk, a free, self-guided public art show, will be Friday and Saturday, July 19-20, in downtown Pullman. It will feature 41 regional artists in more than 20 different locations. A reception for the artists...

 

COCC honors Fisch

Samuel Fisch, a graduate of Garfield-Palouse High School, won the Avon F. Mayfield Award at the Central Oregon Community College in Bend. The award recognizes scholarship, leadership, citizenship and service, Fisch earned an associate of arts Oregon... Full story

 
 By Mike Day    People    July 10, 2013

Betty Morris gets 80th fete

Rosalia Betty Morris enjoyed a re-celebration of her 80th birthday Sunday with a lunch and birthday party at Rosalia United Methodist Church. Family attending included her daughter and son-in-law,...

 

County library calendar

Thursday, July 11 LaCrosse – 10:30 a.m. – Discover big machines that move the Earth. Farmington – 4 p.m. – Children’s Summer Reading program. Colfax – 7 p.m. – Zumba Fitness with Brenda Camp – Pay by the month or by the class.... Full story

 
 By Angel Colyar    People    July 10, 2013

Glorfield reunion draws 48

St. John Members of the Glorfield family gathered at the St. John Community Center on June 23 with 48 attending. The noon potluck meal table grace was given by Joe Curtis. Joe also listed deceased family members as follows: Bill Mills, J.P...

 
 By Karen Broeckel    People    July 10, 2013

Classens, Drapers join mission trip to Brazil

Dusty Wes, Bo, Lauren, Hunter, Darrel, and LaRae Classen and Daniel and LaRena Draper just got back from a 17-day mission trip to Brazil with a group from the Onecho Bible Church. They split into two groups with one group being in a remote village an...

 

Menus

COUNCIL ON AGING SENIOR PROGRAM MENU Colfax-Plymouth Congregational Church: Wednesday — Spaghetti with meat sauce, green beans, lettuce salad, garlic toast, strawberry shortcake, milk, coffee or tea. Rosalia-Methodist Church: Tuesday — Chef...

 
 By Jess McGregor    People    July 10, 2013

Ten riders attend

Hooper Keith and Carla Danielson hosted a Hooper Crossing three-day advanced obstacle/horsemanship clinic at their ranch June 21, 22 and 23. Ten riders participated, learning roping, cattle work and obstacles. The group enjoyed a barbecue Saturday... Full story

 
 By Anne Lowe    People    July 10, 2013

Endicott’s Fourth brings large crowd

Endicott The Fourth of July in Endicott by the end of the evening brought hundreds of people for the fireworks. The planning part of the Fourth was done by the Endicott Community Club with Gail Bilow being the head of the committee. The execution of...

 

Palmer-Lopez vow date set

Tyson E. Palmer and Elisha M. Lopez will be married July 27 at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church in Moscow at 4:30 p.m. The reception will be at the SEL Events Center. Elisha is the daughter of... Full story

 

July Wedding set in Valleyford

A July 20 wedding in Valleyford is planned by Megan Teade and Tyler Moos. She is the daughter of Steve and Julie Teade of Colfax, and he is the son of Rich and Sandy Moos of Edwall. Megan graduated...

 

My favorite recipes

Stacy Aune grew up on a farm near Othello where her family grew potatoes and onions and raised race horses on irrigated land. Her family home was on land much flatter than the family farm near...

 

Toe-tapping tunes and tasty treats

The annual Palouse Ice Cream Social brought a crowd to the city park in Palouse Sunday. The event raised approximately $400 for the Palouse Community Center’s general fund, according to organizer...

 

Bulletin Column

These reports are from the previous four issues of the Daily Bulletin in Colfax. They are reprinted here for the benefit of Gazette readers who reside outside of Colfax. Some accounts have been updated. CHICKEN PROPOSAL IN LIMBO A follow-up meeting...

 

Bob Franken

You’ve got to hand it to the Supreme Court: It’s hard to pin down an agenda. The justices closed with a flourish, standing up for equality with their rulings on gay marriage. Actually, one of them was a nonruling, but in the process of, in...

 

Long job

Evan Lord, a senior to be at Colfax High, sweeps the river channel through town as part of a community service project for City Parks Superintendent Steve Larkin. The flood control will be part of...

 

The Citadel at St. Maries

Some people are hoping to form a new, planned community in Benewah County, Idaho. According to the St. Maries Gazette Record, the new community will be walled and all residents, up to 7,000, will have to sign an agreement or pledge. This is to...

 

Rich Lowry

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has contempt for a swath of his fellow citizens. If you disagree with him about gay marriage, indeed, if you merely think the federal government should continue to define marriage the traditional way while the st...

 

4th of July Photos

For 4th of July photos and coverage, please see the Weekly Pages for 7/11/2013, Pages 10-11A.... Full story

 

Area July food distribution set

Locations for state and federal emergency food distribution: Wednesday, July 24: Palouse Community Center, 1 to 3 p.m.; Rosalia United Methodist Church, 9 to 11 a.m.; St. John Methodist Church, 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday, July 25: Malden/Pine City, Town... Full story

 

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