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Strange But True: August 13, 2020

* A Florida waitress was promised a new Toyota after winning a sales contest at her restaurant, but was given a toy Yoda, a “Star Wars” doll, instead. She sued the company, and received more than enough to buy herself a new Toyota. * Alchemist...

 

Legal Notices: August 13, 2020

NOTICE OF SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION #2 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Whitman County Commissioners have set the date of Monday, August 17, 2020, at 10:15 a.m. in their Chambers, Courthouse, Colfax, WA, for proposed amendment #2 to the 2020 Whitman...

 

One The Record: August 13, 2020

Itani Quality Homes, Pullman, to Gary Yi Hsiang Su and Irina Gerchick Su and Aaron Su, Pullman, house on Panorama Drive, $579,000, June 24. James and Sharon Storment, Spokane, to Robert Knott, Endicott, farm land, $583,000, June 25. James Trimble,...

 

Sheriff's Log: August 13, 2020

Aug. 10 Agency Assistance LACROSSE, Sheriff’s Deputy assisted WSP Theft Other TEKOA, Sheriff’s Deputy received a report of a possible wallet that was stolen, the Deputy responded and the wallet was located Civil Calls ROSALIA, Sheriff’s Deputy...

 

Good Old Days: August 13, 2020

125 Years Ago The Commoner August 16, 1895 Miss Pearl Van Loon on Wednesday evening celebrated her fifteenth birthday, with a nice little party to her young friends. The hours from 7 to 11 were pleasantly spent in games, guessing of conundrums,...

 

Doris Brown

Doris L. Brown, mother and mother-in-law of Bob and Norma Schultz of Colfax passed away August 9, 2020, in Whitman Hospital & Medical Center, Colfax. She was 102. Graveside services will be held in Nampa, Idaho. Doris was born September 11, 1917, in...

 
Jerry Simon

Jerry Simon

Jerry Simon died on the evening of August 1, 2020, after a difficult battle with pancreatic cancer. He died in his house surrounded by his wife, Cathy and his three sons, Daniel, Patrick and...

 

Gary VanDyke

On August 7, 2020, Gary Lee VanDyke entered into rest at his home in Malden, Washington. Born in Spokane, Wash., Gary was a proud graduate from Rosalia High School in 1960, earned his Bachelor's from...

 
Patricia McCurdy

Patricia McCurdy

Patty McCurdy passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, August 9th, 2020, while ESPN was playing sports on her bedside radio and her bible sitting next to her. She was born in Spokane,...

 

John (Jack) Dorman

John (Jack) Richard Dorman passed away peacefully July 27, 2020, at Regency at the Park, College Place, Washington. Jack was born July 16, 1925, in Spokane, Wash., to Don and Georgia Dorman. He spent his early years in Coffee Creek, Montana, before...

 

Colfax school receives relief funds

The Colfax School District is allocated to receive $93,264 for COVID-19 response and preparation. The Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief funds were distributed based on Title I allocation methodology and paid to schools in two...

 
Norman Bailey

Norman Bailey

Norman Eugene Bailey, lifelong Ewan area rancher, passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2020, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane after a fall at his St. John residence. He was three weeks from his 90th...

 
 By Anne Lowe    People    August 13, 2020

Morasch harvest draws crew

Driving for Bob Morasch for this year’s harvest are: Greg Burns, his grandson Garrett Burns and Garrett’s friends Andrew and Luke Bollinger. Well into harvest, enjoying a day at Bob Morasch’s were: Jodi (Burns) Stalter, husband Doug and son...

 
 By Jana Mathia    People    August 13, 2020

Roberts awarded at pageant

COLFAX–Anna Roberts was third runner up at the Miss Washington for American pageant Aug. 8 in Olympia. She was also presented the Making a Difference award and People's Choice award which was voted...

 

4H plans for small animal showcase

COLFAX–WSU Extension will host a virtual showcase for small animals that would traditionally show at the fair. The showcase will feature cats, rabbit, cavy and poultry. Any youth who had enrolled in 4H is eligible to participate in the showcase....

 

Community slideshows on YouTube

COLFAX–Historic slideshows of the Albion, Colton, LaCrosse, Oakesdale, Palouse and Uniontown communities are now featured on Whitman County Library's YouTube channel. The images are part of a new...

 

Library Calendar: August 13, 2020

Thursday, Aug. 13 LaCrosse Carter Foods, Grab & Go Bags This week, kids can pick up supplies for a fun knight craft. Friday, Aug. 14 Colton & Uniontown Post Offices, Adult Grab-n-Go Bags, Aug. 10-20 Each bag contains a book, coloring page, and a...

 

Senior Menus: August 13, 2020

Colfax Monday, August 17 Lentil and sausage, casserole, French bread, sliced pears, carrots and celery sticks, sherbet cup Thursday, August 20 Mojito lime chicken, rice, salad, fruit and popsicle Endicott Tuesday, August 18 No meal LaCrosse Tuesday,...

 

Births: August 13, 2020

Chase Michael Cucchiara was born Aug. 2 at Pullman Regional Hospital, weighing eight pounds and nine ounces, to parents Cory Cucchiara and Sarah Cucchiara of Colton. Paternal grandparents are Chris and Teresa Cucchiara of Centralia. Maternal...

 

Passing like a kidney stone

I love food--good food. I think it’s safe to say that all humans like to eat. (Unless you have some other issues, but we’re not going there.) As humans, we are biologically prone to certain foods...

 

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