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Articles from the August 5, 2021 edition

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Vickie Lee (Watts) Cook

Vickie Cook passed away peacefully at her home in Colfax on July 29, 2021. She is now no longer tethered to the physical ailments and challenges she battled for most of her life. Vickie was born... Full story

 

Geneva Linde Brannan

Geneva 'Gene' Linde (Carroll) Brannan, age 88, of Walla Walla, Washington, passed away on July 7, 2021. Gene was born to John Fabian Carroll and Geneva (Lindburg) Carroll on December 20, 1932, in... Full story

 

Charles Marshall Yoke

Charles Marshall Yoke, loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle, and devoted friend passed away peacefully at home in Spokane surrounded by his family to enter his eternal home with his Savior on Ju... Full story

 

Leorman 'Lee' W. Sczenski

Lee Sczenski, age 89, passed away July 24, 2021, at his home in Tekoa, Washington, from heart failure. A memorial gathering will be held at the family home in Tekoa at 405 E. Henkle Street at 1:00 PM on Saturday, August 7, 2021. A family urn burial... Full story

 

Laverne Sharp

After a 4-year battle with an aggressive Melanoma, our precious Dad, Grandfather, Brother-in-Law, Uncle, Cousin and Friend went to be with his Lord and Savior on July 29, 2021. Laverne Sharp was born... Full story

 

Thomas Zornes

Thomas A. Zornes, 78, of Oakesdale, passed away July 27, 2021, at Sacred Heart Medical Center. He was born April 27, 1943, to Robert and Emily (nee Miller) Zornes in Spokane. He graduated from Lewis... Full story

 

Rosalia gains another Eagle Scout

ROSALIA - Ben Pritchett made the rank of Eagle Scout while being part of Rosalia's Troop 1588. Pritchett built two covered benches for the Rosalia City Park as part of his project, said Bruce...

 

Distinguished Young Women names 2022 state reps

PULLMAN - Six Whitman County high school seniors are competing to represent the state of Washington at the 2022 America's Distinguished Young Women Program. There is no audience on Aug. 7 during the...

 

District court

Cole McPherson is guilty of assault in the fourth degree and sentenced to 364 days in jail with 362 days suspended, fined $1,000 with $650 suspended, $43 in fees, 24 months supervised probation, required alcohol and drug evaluation, 12 months random...

 

Whitman County Jail bookings

Robert A. Beyer, 26, booked July 27 for DUI. No bail. Daniel D. Sallee, 30, booked July 27 for a U.S Marshal Service hold for a federal violation. Maxwell R. Lang, 19, boked July 28 on a warrant from Whitman County Superior Court for failing to...

 

Sheriff's office

Monday, July 26 5:29 a.m. – Tennessee Street, Steptoe – A deputy conducted a welfare check. 9:25 a.m. – Sheriff’s office – A sex offender registered their address. 10:22 a.m. – Second Street, Garfield – A deputy assisted a citizen....

 

Freedom vs. socialism

In the free and open society of a constitutional republic, when you say something or do something, it is sometimes cheered or cursed, sometimes laughed at or applauded. But mostly and most beautifully folks just go their own way and mind their own...

 

Calls for action on climate change

Is it time yet to confront climate change? The weather we’ve experienced this summer foreshadows what we will experience more and more frequently in coming years. The situation isn’t hopeless: there’s still time to avert the most damaging...

 

Trump supported COVID vaccines

If there are any Americans out there who are still loyal to Donald Trump, listen up! Don’t be sidelined by “Trumpian talking heads.” Stay focused on Trump! He and Melania are both vaccinated, and Trump said, “I would recommend it and I would...

 

Justice needs to be applied evenly

As the Pelosi-led Jan. 6th Commission gets underway it has become obvious that Justice in America is now corrupt and politicized. On one hand, we saw over 500 large and destructive riots which...

 

Voted against 'Defund the Police' bills

During the 2021 legislative session, I spoke out against – and voted against – a slew of bills brought forward by the activist “Defund the Police movement. It was obvious at the time that these bills were vague, poorly written, and would have...

 

Japanese hydrogen pilot may work in Washington

The 2020 Toyko Olympics were billed as the “Hydrogen Olympics!” Then along came COVID and sporting events worldwide were put on hold. The summer games were delayed until 2021. Postponing the...

 

State unemployment claims drop by 10%

OLYMPIA — New unemployment claims dropped by 10% from the week before. For July 18-24 the state Employment Security Department registered 4.554 new claims for unemployment payments. Compare to the same week in 2020, it’s down 84%. Overall,...

 
 By Garth Meyer    News    August 5, 2021

Swannack joins call to promote COVID vaccination shots

COLFAX - Whitman County Commissioner Art Swannack was in a call with Gov. Jay Inslee on July 26 to promote COVID-19 vaccinations. The state Secretary of Health and 15-20 others joined as state...

 
 By Roger Harnack    News    August 5, 2021

Governor Inslee requires masks at schools

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee ordered all public school districts in the state to require students and employees to wear masks on school grounds when classes resume in the fall. Inslee blamed the need t...

 

Annual water summit set for Oct. 21

PULLMAN - The 18th annual Palouse Basin Water Summit is set for Oct. 21 at SEL Event Center in Pullman. The event is to feature award-winning and nationally recognized water conservation and...

 

Deputy helps elderly lady with dog

COLFAX - An elderly woman stopped to walk along the Colfax Trail but her old dog found the heat too much. She called 9-1-1 on July 24 for help. A Whitman County Sheriff's Office deputy arrived and...

 

Pullman hospital requires worker vaccinations

PULLMAN - Pullman Regional Hospital requires employees to be vaccinated against COVID by Oct. 27. "Ultimately, we believe this course of action is most consistent with our mission, vision, and...

 

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