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 By Teresa Simpson    News    August 18, 2022

No poultry at Palouse Empire Fair

COLFAX – The Palouse Empire Fair will be suspending the exhibiting of poultry at this year's Fair, due to the ongoing outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influence (HPAI) being detected in both...

 
 By Teresa Simpson    News    August 18, 2022

Colfax HPC hosts show

COLFAX – Colfax Historic Preservation Commission has been working on a grant for a Historic Inventory of south Mill, Canyon, and a portion of South-Central Main Street. There will be a presentation on the findings this Thursday, August 18, at the...

 
 By Teresa Simpson    News    August 18, 2022

House burns near Hamilton Park

COLFAX – Two firefighters were injured while fighting a house fire Saturday, Aug. 12, near downtown. Firefighter Tim Tingley confirmed the injuries Tuesday morning; the names of the firefighters...

 
 By Reid Thompson    News    August 18, 2022

Rock Lake area fires extinguished

EWAN - Volunteer firefighters from across the county were pitted against two wildfires this past week, successfully extinguishing both with the help of state fire services. On Thursday, Aug. 11, volun...

 

Whitman County Cops & Courts

Sheriff’s Office August 9 2:18 a.m. - North Madison Street, Tekoa. Deputy, EMS and the Coroner responded to a death. 8:27 a.m. - Mountainview Cemetery Road; Farmington. Truck inspections, Deputy requested a case. 9:11 a.m. - Finch Road, Thornton....

 
 By Reid Thompson    News    August 18, 2022

Volunteer firefighters douse Wawawai car fire

PORT OF WILMA – Rapid responses from Whitman and Asotin County fire departments prevented a burning vehicle on Wawawai Road from spreading to nearby brush on Sunday, Aug. 14. At 4:52 in the...

 
 By Teresa Simpson    News    August 18, 2022

Pullman Regional Hospital Board accepting candidate resumes

PULLMAN – Pullman Regional Hospital’s Board of Commissioners now has a vacant board position, and is seeking candidates. Former board member Margaret Werre finished her last day July 31 of five years serving the board, and will be moving out of...

 
 By The Gazette    News    August 18, 2022

News Briefs

Aug. 2 Primary sees increased voter turnout COLFAX – County election officials will finish processing ballots from the Aug. 2 primary election this week. The most recent ballot count on Monday, Aug. 15 revealed that of the 22,859 registered voters...

 

Drained Snake River reservoirs would look like dry riverbeds

If you want a glimpse of parched river bottoms behind “would be breached” lower Snake River dams, look at recent photos of European rivers and lakes. On parts of picturesque Rhine River there is...

 

Quilts of Valor

The local news coverage of the celebration for units returning from Iraq and Afghanistan left me with mixed emotions. I was delighted that our fighting men and women were being embraced by our...

 

Olympia 'swill' will hurt Washington families

They claimed it wasn’t going to happen. But now, we know for certain that gasoline prices in Washington state will begin to take a huge jump next year. No, we don’t have a crystal ball. And no,...

 

'PTAB reform Act' would cripple 'Mompreneurs' like me

Lawmakers are considering a massive handout to corporate America known as the PTAB Reform Act of 2022. If passed, the bill would have disastrous consequences for bootstrap innovators like me, and, in the long run, keep potentially millions of...

 

Letters to the Editor

Increase funding for lab-grown meat Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell have the opportunity to help alleviate a tremendous amount of nonhuman suffering by increasing funding for cultivated-meat research. For those who aren’t aware,...

 

Birth Announcements

Pullman Regional Hospital • Lilianna Kay Bowles, a girl, was born Aug. 5, 2022, to parents Byron and Alexys Bowels of Moscow, Idaho. She weighed 9 pounds, 6 ounces. Paternal grandparents are Tony and Jenny Bowles of Moscow, Idaho. Maternal...

 

Good ol' days

125 Years Ago From the Colfax Gazette, Friday, August 20, 1897 AROUND THE COUNTY Garfield- L. W. Follis has finished harvesting a piece of timothy that is hard to beat. From 19 acres he had 45% tons,...

 

Stanley Jay Duncan Sr.

Stanley Jay Duncan, Sr., 77, of Endicott, Wash. passed away August 11, 2022 at Whitman Medical Center in Colfax, Wash. Stanley was born February 13, 1945 in Denver, Colorado to Gus & Katherine (Steele) Duncan. He grew up in Colorado and following...

 

Jeanette M. Miller

Jeanette M. Miller, 78, passed away in Spokane on August 12, 2022. She was born February 13, 1944 to Howard and Olive Shearer in Hood River, Oregon. Memorial Services will be held on Friday, August 19, 2022 at 6:00 PM at the Church of Jesus Christ...

 

Sherrie Vivian Novak

Sherrie Vivian Novak, passed away Saturday, July 16, 2022, at Providence Sacred Heart in Spokane, Wa. Surrounded by loved ones. Sherrie was born in Coos Bay, Oregon, To Bob and Joan Zimmerman. She...

 
 By The Gazette    People    August 18, 2022

Depot Days coming to Pullman

PULLMAN – The second Depot Days celebration is set for Thursday, Aug. 18, through Saturday, Aug. 20. The free event at Depot Heritage Center, 330 N. Grand Ave., celebrates the history railroads played in development of agriculture and commerce in...

 
 By The Gazette    People    August 18, 2022

Bands to perform at Dahmen Barn

UNIONTOWN - Two bands will be performing at Dahmen Barn. The Cherry Sisters Revival will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, and Birds of Play will perform at 7p.m. Monday, Aug. 22. Doors for both sh...

 

Legals & Classifieds

The City of Tekoa is seeking to contact William and/or Brenda Stoneham in the matter of City Ordinance Enforcement. Please contact the City Clerk at 509-284-3861, P.O. Box 927, Tekoa, WA 99033, and/or 419 Washington St, Tekoa, WA 99033 Published:...

 
 By Reid Thompson    News    August 18, 2022

Moscow-Pullman Airport expands

PULLMAN – In a ceremony Wednesday, local dignitaries officially broke ground on the Moscow-Pullman Regional Airport’s new terminal. The airport’s recent construction comes after years of planning and fundraising, which brought in $82 million...

 
 By Teresa Simpson    News    August 18, 2022

Humane Society seeks to up adoption

MOSCOW – Humane Society of the Palouse is offering fully waived and half-priced adoption fees for the week of August 22-27, as part of the Clear the Shelters pet adoption campaign. Located at 2019 East White Avenue in Moscow, the shelter will be...

 

Seasonal change

There is something in the air this time of year. The baseball season is heating up, pro football is starting its preseason, college football has been practicing for a week and the Washington high...

 

Catch as much as you want at Williams Lake

CHENEY – The state Department of Fish and Wildlife has suspended the fishing limits for Williams Lake in preparation for poisoning the lake with rotenone. The unlimited daily retention will run...

 

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