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 By Fifi Rodriguez    Games    July 23, 2020

Trivia Test: July 23, 2020

1. GEOGRAPHY: Which capital city is located on the Tiber River? 2. LITERATURE: What is the home team of the main character in the baseball poem "Casey at the Bat"? 3. MOVIES: What is the name of the treelike character in "Guardians of the Galaxy"?...

 
 By Lucie Winbourne    Games    July 23, 2020

Strange But True: July 23, 2020

* In July 1999, four ladybugs and their favorite food, aphids, were sent into space on NASA's Columbia space shuttle to research how aphids escaped the ladybugs without the aid of gravity. * The first documented use of toilet paper comes from...

 

Legal Notices: July 23, 2020

Notice of Budget Hearing A public hearing to review and adopt the Rosalia School District’s 2020-21 budget will be held Thursday, July 30, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. in the school conference room. Anyone desiring to offer comments for or against any...

 
 By Anne Lowe    People    July 23, 2020

German dinner cancelled

ENDICOTT - The Endicott Community Club held its monthly meeting and made some decisions about its yearly activities, due to the COVID-19 virus restrictions. They decided there will be NO GERMAN DINNER AND SILENT AUCTION this year. They will decide as...

 
 By Karen Broeckel    People    July 23, 2020

Harvest begins south of Dusty

DUSTY - Combines began rolling last week in the southern suburbs of Dusty. They started earlier along the Snake River and in Hay. Recently, 17 month old Max Halbig, Spokane, spend an afternoon with his great-aunt Karen Broeckel while his mother...

 

Whitman County Rural Library District awarded  $6,500 in CARES Act  grants

Whitman County - The Washington State Library (WSL) announced Whitman County Rural Library District was selected to receive three grants totaling $6,500 to advance digital equity, provide outreach opportunities and supply personal protective...

 

SFCC releases honor roll for the spring quarter 2020

SPOKANE – Spokane Falls Community College lists 1,545 students on its honor roll for spring quarter, which ended in June. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or above to be listed on the honor roll. Albion: Isaiah Molsee. Colfax: Jennif...

 

Library Calendar

Thursday, July 23 Trivia Night, 5:30 p.m. Tune in on WCL’s Facebook page to enjoy competing with friends live. Friday, July 24 Endicott, Garfield, Oakesdale, Palouse, St. John & Tekoa Scavenger Hunt. Check with your library for details and...

 

Sheriff's Log: July 14

Hamilton Park, Colfax; Trespassing Complaint Pullman Albion Rd; Traffic Violation Pullman Albion Rd; Truck Inspections Tekoa; Welfare Check Albion; Fraud Colfax; Welfare Check Mill St; Violate Court Order Farmington; Suspicious Person Pullman;...

 

Sheriff's Log: July 15

Colfax; Citizen Dispute, report of subjects fighting. Deputy contacted the subjects and determined it was verbal only. Albion; Abandoned Vehicle, vehicle owner was contacted and will be removed. Tekoa; Runaway Juvenile, Deputy contacted all of the...

 

Sheriff's Log: July 16

Blank Road & SR 195; Trespassing Complaint, subjects living on the side of the road Tekoa; Communications Problem Thorn Creek Road; Accident Non Injury, one vehicle accident, Deputy assigned for investigation Garrison Road, Found Property, suitcase...

 

Sheriff's Log: July 17

Colfax;Theft Sheriff's Deputy responded for a theft report. Colfax; Vehicle Prowl SR 270 MP 8; Pullman; Burglary Alarm. Deputies contacted a responsible for the premise who advised it was an accidental activation. LaCrosse; Communications Problem...

 

Sheriff's Log: July 18

Colfax; DUI. Arrested for DUI: Becker, Phillip R, a 37 year old male out of Graham. Colfax; Warrant Arrest Sheriff's Deputy requested a case. Pullman; Controlled Substance Problem Rosalia; Civil Colfax; Agency Assistance, Colfax Police Department....

 

Sheriff's Log: July 19

Colfax; Traffic Violation. Cited & Released: Bletterman, Maximillian J, a 20 year old male out of Tacoma. Oakesdale; DWLS. Cited & Released: Madlin, William M, a 31 year old male out of Spokane. Colfax; Suspicious Wawawai Rd; Clarkston; Animal...

 

Sheriff's Log: July 20

Pullman; Disorderly Conduct, a male talking to himself. South Palouse River Rd; Accident Non-Injury, vehicle in the ditch. SR 128; Trespassing Complaint, on Railroad land. Colfax; Fingerprints Garfield; Welfare Check Colfax; Sex Offender...

 

Port approved for extension

COLFAX – The Port of Whitman County has received permission from county commissioners to extend the time in which it has to spend funds. The Port was granted $1,000,000 from the county's .09 fund to support rural fiber extensions to a transmitter...

 

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