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Legal Notices: September 3, 2020

NOTICE OF DETERMINATION OF NONSIGNIFICANCE (DNS) Whitman County Planning issued a Determination of Nonsignificance (DNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act Rules (Chapter 197-11 WAC) for the following project: A bank stabilization project along... Full story

 

Trivia Test: September 3, 2020

1. U.S. STATES: Which state has the only flag that isn’t rectangular? 2. GOVERNMENT: What is the subject of the eighth amendment to the U.S. Constitution? 3. TELEVISION: What was the name of Jed Clampett’s bloodhound on “The Beverly...

 

Strange But True

* It’s illegal to kill Bigfoot in British Columbia. That is, if you ever actually run across him. * In March 2019, the Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans celebrated its 125th anniversary by offering a free seven-night stay in the presidential suite,...

 

Monthly exhibit at Dahmen Barn

UNIONTOWN - Wood Art & Watercolor is on exhibit the month of September at the Dahmen Barn. The exhibit opens Saturday and the artists will be there to visit with from 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 5. The exhibit continues through Sept. 27. Talent often runs in...

 
 By Anne Lowe    People    September 3, 2020

Locals place at Montana

Endicott Gun Club had representatives from the club attend and shoot at the Montana State Trap Shoot in Helena over Aug. 27, 28, 29 and 30. They were Jessica Pelissier, her son Jame Garrett and Larry Garrett. The first day Larry Garrett won Out of...

 
Kylie Fullmer

Fullmer hired as new county library Director

COLFAX–Whitman County Library has announced that Kylie Fullmer has been hired as the new Director, beginning Sept. 8. Fullmer was selected by the library board of trustees during its Aug. 11...

 

Nine students receive Innovia scholarships

WHITMAN COUNTY—Nine Whitman County students were among those awarded 119 scholarships totaling $250,259 to students throughout Eastern Washington and North Idaho for the 2020-2021 school year. In Colfax, the funds are awarded through the Colfax...

 

Applications open for business grants

WHITMAN COUNTY—Up to $2,500 micro-grant grants for small businesses are now available through the Palouse Regional Small Business Recovery Fund. Application opened Sept. 1 and close Sept. 15. The Palouse Region Small Business Recovery Fund provides...

 

Births: September 3, 2020

Whitman County Hospital Jaxon Cole Arebalo was born Aug. 30 at Whitman Hospital, weighing eight pounds and three ounces, to mother Riley Arebalo of Pullman. Maternal grandparents are Amanda Senter and Rodolfo Arebalo of Pullman. Pullman Regional...

 

Library Calendar: September 3, 2020

Thursday, Sept. 3 Mobius Owl Pellet Dissection Kits Contact or stop by your library to request an owl STEM kit! Available in Albion, Colfax, Endicott, Garfield, Malden, Oakesdale, Palouse, Rosalia, St. John, and Tekoa. Friday, Sept. 4 STEM Project...

 

Senior Menus: September 3, 2020

Colfax Monday, Aug. 7 (Labor Day) No Meal Thursday, Sept. 10 Ham sliders, pasta salad, cottage cheese and pineapple, dessert Endicott Tuesday, Sept. 8 Biscuits and gravy, sausage links, scrambled eggs, fruit, coffee cake LaCrosse Tuesday, Sept. 8 No...

 

Good Old Days: September 3, 2020

125 years ago The Commoner August 30, 1895 The council and city officers after much discussion of the matter, decided at the meeting Monday evening to enforce the city ordinance against gambling. On Tuesday, Marshal Mackay arrested Chas. Preston, on...

 

District Court Filings

Fielder, Courtney, driving under the influence with BAC .14. Sentenced to 365 days with 359 suspended. Ordered to pay fines and fees of $2,293. Arnold, Jason, harassment, DV. Sentenced to 364 days in jail with 347 suspended. Watts, Harry,...

 

Real Estate Sales: September 3, 2020

Todd and Kelley Krause, Colfax, to The Home Boys, Spokane Valley, 40x66 1996 Valley Quality Home mobile home, $10,000, July 7. Alyssa and Michael Lehmitz to Caleb and Whitney Bray, Pullman, house on Mies Street, Pullman, $318,000, July 7. Hope and...

 
Charlotte Reeves

Charlotte Reeves

Charlotte Louella Reeves, age 70, went to be with God and her partner on August 20, 2020. Charlotte was born August 28, 1949 to Eugene and Lorna Reeves in Nogales, Ariz. Her father was a truck driver... Full story

 

Special Session

Last week, the Idaho House of Representatives approved legislation calling for Gov. Brad Little to end his state’s emergency declaration. Shortly thereafter, the Idaho Senate followed suit, albeit...

 

Fair

With Fair time approaching, I’d like to pass on a great suggestion I heard from one of its supporters. Why not spend Fair dollars (and we’d all have spent ‘em!) on boosting our great downtown businesses? They’ve had a tough year; why not...

 

Supporting Independence

In the recent primary, King County overwhelmingly voted for “Unlawful Inslee.” “Unlawful” because a flu-like virus that does not increase the death rate does not constitute a disaster that warrants emergency powers. “Unlawful” because...

 

In-person voting

In the early 1990s I was a deputy prosecuting attorney for Whitman County. One of the interesting tasks of my position was to be a member of a panel certifying absentee ballots. The other representatives on the panel were the county auditor and a...

 

Pet Peeves and Okeydokes

Okeydokes Quick responses and hard work from county fire departments. Community response during pandemic. Especially the local teachers. Pet Peeves When you put free zucchini for the public to enjoy out in your garden wagon and somebody steals the...

 

Emailing the Gazette

Contacting the Whitman County Gazette via email will be a little bit different going forward. Beginning this week, our staff will be using the following email addresses: To reach our journalists, you can email Jana Mathia directly at...

 

Genesee-Colton football co-op opens with win

COLTON–The cross-state addition of Colton students to the Genesee High School football team began with a 30-24 home win over Timberline Aug. 28. Quarterback Angus Jordan, a Colton sophomore, threw...

 

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