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Articles from the September 2, 2021 edition

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Death Notice for Kathleen H. Butts

Kathleen H. Butts, 96, of Pullman, WA passed away August 24, 2021 at the Kimani’s Adult Family Home in Pullman. No public service is planned at this time and Kathleen will be laid to rest by family at the Pullman Cemetery. Kimball Funeral Home,... Full story


James Gordon McFarland

James Gordon McFarland was born on June 16, 1937, at Colfax, WA. He passed away on August 4, 2021, at Yakima. His parents were Lillian and Gordon McFarland, longtime Colfax residents. His paternal... Full story


Robert W. Tulin

Dr. Robert W. Tulin, longtime Colfax resident, passed away August 24, 2021, in Colfax. He was 90. A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held Monday, August 30, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. in the... Full story


Marian Dee Bushnell

Marian Dee Bushnell, longtime St John resident, passed away on August 24, 2021. She was surrounded by the love and presence of her family at the time of her death. She was 90. Marian was born on June... Full story


Sherry Ann Hatley

Sherry Ann Hatley, 86, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on August 24, 2021. She was born April 10, 1935 in Steptoe, WA, to Ira and Elizabeth (Jones) Roberts. She spent her whole life in... Full story


Miles Maley

Miles Maley, passed away suddenly at his home in Yakima, Washington on August 22, 2021. He was 61. Miles was born October 26, 1959 in Spokane, Washington, to Jerry and Karen Bush Maley. Miles and his... Full story


Sondra Feenan Brasher

Sondra Feenan Brasher, 82, of Seattle, Washington, passed away on August 4, 2021. Born February 13th, 1939, in St. John, Washington, Sondra was the daughter of Gene and Josephine Feenan. The eldest of... Full story


James Earl Krouse

James Earl Krouse, 76, longtime Colfax Fire Chief and lifelong resident of Colfax, passed away Saturday afternoon, August 28, 2021 doing what he loved to do; serving his community. Jim collapsed... Full story


Dahmen Barn hosts painter on Sept. 12

UNIONTOWN - The Dahmen Barn is hosting painter John Sebastian for a reception on Sept. 12. The theme is Lonely Barns. "Sebastian is on a journey of abstract expressionism and impressionism," stated...


Senior Menus

Colfax Sept. 6 No meal – Labor Day Sept. 9 Ham sliders, pasta salad, cottage cheese and pineapple dessert Pullman Sept. 4 Chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, cooked carrots, green salad, birthday dessert Sept. 7 Ham and broccoli... Full story


Kyla Hansen named to Gonzaga dean's list

SPOKANE — Oakesdale High School 2020 graduate Kyla Hansen made the Dean’s List for Spring semester 2021 at Gonzaga University. Students must earn a 3.50 to 3.84 GPA to be listed. Kyla is the daughter of Kirk and Ronda Hansen. Gonzaga University...


Library continues online reading program

COLFAX — The Whitman County Library continues the summer reading challenge program into the fall. The Fall Reading Challenge is for all ages and runs through Nov. 30. Readers can track their progress with a phone app called Beanstalk. It’s...


Area graduates receive scholarships

COLFAX — Several Whitman County residents have been awarded Innovia Foundation scholarships toward post-secondary education. Area scholarship winners include: COLFAX HIGH SCHOOL Kari Largent, Hannah Buri, Lexi Booth, and Keirstyn York each...


Whitman County Sheriff's Log

Monday, Aug. 23 12:57 a.m. – Nye Street, Pullman – Vernon O. Calhoun, 58, was arrested for driving while license suspended. Melena R. Powers, 34, was arrested for possession of illegal drugs. 7:19 a.m. – Fairview Avenue, Rosalia – A deputy...


Colfax Police Log

Monday, Aug. 23 11:15 a.m. – SR 195 – An officer conducted a welfare-check. 12:26 p.m. – Main Street – An officer responded to a report of a person stealing. 4:31 p.m. – Southview Avenue – A dog was reported to be wandering the...


Whitman County Jail

Zachery J. Felzer, 30, booked Aug. 23 for driving while license suspended – habitual traffic offender, ignition interlock violation, possession of fentynal, possession of heroin, possession of methamphetamine, illegal possession of a firearm. Bail...


District Court

Naseem Stanlkzy is guilty of harassment and was sentenced on Aug. 27 to 364 days in jail with 265 suspended, fined $1,243, 24 months supervised probation, receive alcohol and mental health evaluations, and submit DNA....


Land Transactions

Gavin Jones and Jared Giezelman, of Palouse, sold 104-104 ½ Second Street in Albion to AKHA Inc., of Palouse, parcels 1-0015-99-14-02-0000, 1-0015-99-14-02-0001, 1-0015-99-14-02-0002, selling price $130,240, quit claim deed, Aug. 2 Joshua and Sarah...


Afghanistan mistake could have been avoided

Having lived in three developing countries for 17 years, I met very fine Americans as well as arrogant, and ignorant Americans. Representatives from the U.S. Embassy, USAID, Peace Corp, U.S. Military, UNICEfF, UNESCO, and missionaries are among those...


Viruses: What they are and how they spread

Viruses are smaller than the microscope can see. They are infectious agents that replicate only inside the living cells of an organism. Organisms are classified as multicellular animals, plants,...


Vaccination, mask mandates erode parental rights

It’s clear: Parents in Washington are sick of their children being used as pawns by radicals in power who wish to destroy family, children, and faith. Widespread protests against mask mandates at...


Vaccinations improving health, jobs

It is not surprising that COVID-19, which ravaged the world, was disastrous for our country's economy. Millions died from COVID complications; offices, stores, and factories closed. People were...


Al-Anon can help family and friends

COLFAX - September is National Recovery Month for people addicted to alcohol. "When a family member has a problem with alcohol, the effects are felt by their immediate family and extended family...


Palouse volunteers help clean town

PALOUSE - The Spiff Up Downtown Project drew 25 volunteers to help clean up downtown Palouse. The volunteers pulled weeds and picked up garbage, among other things, for a combined 125 hours on Aug....


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