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We support Rob Rembert for the Whitman County District Court. Rob has the breadth of legal experience that distinguishes him from the other candidates. Rob is fair, intelligent and open minded. These are all qualities that will make him a great...

 

Best choice

Rob Rembert is the best choice for Whitman County District Judge. Here is why: 1. Rob Rembert has served as both Whitman County District Court judge pro tem and Whitman County Superior Court commissioner pro tem. Rob's experience in both civil and cr...

 

For Rembert

With three candidates being considered in the Primary, I encourage voters to elect Rob Rembert. As an attorney, Rob has more than 21 years of law practice in Whitman County. Rob’s judicial service includes Whitman County Court judge pro tem and...

 

Most qualified

Ballots are in the hands of Whitman County voters, and there is a very important primary race to be decided. I am voting for John Hart for Whitman County District Court judge, and I strongly encourage others to do so as well. I believe John Hart is,...

 

Long hours

I choose Rob Rembert as the next Whitman County District Court judge. This choice is based upon my first-hand knowledge of his nearly 22 years of practice as a civil litigation and criminal attorney with Irwin, Myklebust, Savage & Brown. In addition...

 

Rule of law

The framers of our Constitution weren't just a bunch of fellows plotting ways to get rid of annoying British overlords. They were educated, and beyond that, very smart. They knew that if they didn't put down some strict basic guidelines for this...

 

Requires listening

Rep. Joe Schmick is one of the most gracious men I have known in both my professional career and personal life. He’s thoughtful and direct and tells you how things are. While he is soft-spoken, he doesn’t sugar coat things and he carefully...

 

Public servant

It is rare that we can select someone who is truly a public servant when we are casting our vote. We have this opportunity in the race for Whitman County District Court judge. One candidate has served extensively in our community, often in a...

 

Continue the legacy

Whitman County District Court has been fortunate to have two outstanding judges for the past 35 years, Judge Douglas Robinson and Judge David Frazier. As the District Court administrator, I worked alongside both of these remarkable judges. John Hart...

 

Hymn sing

For anyone that wasn’t there, you missed a wonderful hour of singing and listening to the ladies trio, men’s quartet and The Harvester, with wonderful piano and organ accompaniment. After a shy start to requesting hymns, it almost became a...

 

Can't lose

The race for District Court judge is one the residents of Whitman County can’t lose. While any of the three candidates would serve the county well, my choice is Rob Rembert. I’ve worked with, or against all three candidates. Not only have I...

 

America first

Trump will destroy the rest of the world later, after he… a) Guts enforcement of the clean air and water acts b) Deregulates big banks and eviscerates consumer protection laws and agencies c) Cuts taxes for the superrich while running up huge...

 

A fair shake

I urge you to vote for Dan LeBeau for district court judge and here’s why. LeBeau is the chief deputy prosecutor for the county and has been working for all of us for the last 13 years. During those 13 years, Dan has worked his way up through our...

 
 By Will DeMarco    News    July 26, 2018

Structural damage found in Public Service Building

After learning an inspection found severe structural damage localized in two sections of the Public Service Building in Colfax, Whitman County Commissioners approved a resolution Monday for funds for...

 

Trial date set for Chapman

Tyler Chapman, 24, St. John, pleaded not guilty in superior court Friday morning to charges of possession of methamphetamine and possession of heroin. He has been scheduled for an Oct. 15 trial. Chapman was one of two people arrested July 5 at an...

 

Free midnight swim session

Colfax swim pool Friday, July 27, will feature a free midnight swim. The swim will be from 8 p.m. until midnight. Sponsors of the event are Nielsen Insurance and Umpqua Bank, who will pay the city rental fee for operating the pool and for the...

 
 By Karen Broeckel    People    July 26, 2018

Visitors arrive as harvest begins

Visitors for the first weekend of harvest at the home of Brian and Angela Broeckel included her parents, Guenter and Brigitte Scherwinski, Mountain Home, Idaho; Graham and Kim BeDell, Moscow; Alex BeDell, Las Vegas; Sami BeDell, Walla Walla, and Deni...

 

University of Idaho lists area graduates

Area residents among 1,527 graduates who received degrees from from University of Idaho were as follows: Diamond-Roy E. Cochran, B.S. Electrical Engineering; Palouse-Joshua M. Hust, Art & Architecture B.F.A,. Studio Art & Design and Letters Arts &...

 
Madeline Gregory, left, and Ella Gregory, right.

Gregory sisters excel at EWU

Madeline Gregory, left, a 2016 Rosalia High School graduate, was recently inducted into the Eastern Washington University chapter of The National Society of Leadership and Success. Majoring in...

 
 By Mike Day    People    July 26, 2018

Extend deadline for RMT calendars

Rosalia-Malden-Thornton community calendar order forms are available at the Rosalia INB branch, Rosalia Coffee, Whole in the Wall Pizza, Rosalia Post Office and from Mike Day. The deadline has been extended until Aug. 15 and the calendars will be...

 

BLM issues fire restrictions

The Spokane district for the Bureau of Land Management has issued fire restrictions for public lands in Whitman County and 19 other counties in eastern Washington. Caution is advised at all times when operating motor vehicles on roads or trails with...

 
 By Dee Bryson    People    July 26, 2018
Dee Bryson, right, St. Louis street music artist, center, and Jorge Maldanado.

My Favorite Recipes: Dee Bryson, St. Louis Style

This week gave me the opportunity to spend some time in a city that took me by surprise, while traveling to a work convention. Initially, I wasn't too excited to embark on this expedition in July to...

 

Phebe Akesson, Imel to wed

Phebe Akesson, daughter of Val and Kevin Akesson of Steptoe, and Caleb Imel, son of the late Carl Imel and Sharon and Ed Kevins of Post Falls will be married at Onecho Bible Church Aug. 12. They will...

 
Cotton Booker

Cotton Booker of Colfax wins International Junior Auctioneer title

Cotton Booker of Colfax was crowned winner of the 2018 International Junior Auctioneer Championship which features competitors ages 12-18 and helps cultivate and promote the next generation of...

 

Etcetera

Baronesse barley harvest day set The third annual Baronesse Barley Harvest Day will take place Aug. 18 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. about 10 miles north of Colfax, just off of Highway 195. Directions will be sent out to those registered a few days prior...

 

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