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Legals

NOTICE OF MITIGATED DETERMINATION OF NONSIGNIFICANCE (M-DNS) AND A CONDITIONAL USE HEARING The Whitman County Planning Office issued a Mitigated Determination of Nonsignificance (M-DNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act Rules (Chapter 197-11...

 

Distributions slated for September

Locations for a state and federal emergency food distribution: Wednesday, Sept. 25: Palouse Community Center, 1 to 3 p.m.; Rosalia United Methodist Church, 9 to 11 a.m.; St. John Methodist Church, 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 26: Malden/Pine City,...

 

New ‘Crimson Spoon’ cookbook

Jamie Callison, executive chef of WSU’s school of hospitality business management, is the lead author of a new cookbook, “The Crimson Spoon: Plating Regional Cuisine on the Palouse.” Linda Burner Augustine is a co-author. The 224-page,...

 

Menus

At Colfax School: Monday: Chicken patty on whole grain bun, tater tots, green salad, fruit choice Tuesday: Grilled ham and cheese, potato salad, fresh veggies, fruit Wednesday: French toast sticks, eggs, sausage, fruit, juice Thursday: Pizza, fresh g...

 

Etcetera

Pie contest set at Dahmen barn The seventh annual pie baking contest at Dahmen Barn in Uniontown will be Sunday, Sept. 15, as part of the free-to-the-public “Old Fashioned Sunday in Autumn” event. Entries must be delivered to the barn on...

 

Good old days

125 years ago Sept. 14, 1888 A number of electric lights were turned on in different business houses about the city and one upon the street in front of city hall on Tuesday evening. Although everything was new and untried, the machinery worked...

 

County library calender

Thursday, September 12 Colfax – Noon – Gentle Flex and Flow Yoga – Classes run for five weeks at a cost of $30 per session or $10 per class. Flex and Flow is a gentle form of Yoga that stretches the body while soothing the mind. To register, co...

 

Engagements

- Julie Niehenke photo Bruya-Medlin vows set at Park City Abby Bruya, daughter of Tim and Carmen Bruya of Colfax, and Preston Medlin, son of Dwayne and Brenda Medlin of Carrolton, Texas, plan a small...

 

Storytime starts at LaCrosse

Lacrosse Storytime at LaCrosse Library begins Thursday, Oct. 12, at 10:30 a.m. All kids kindergarten age and younger are invited to come join the fun with stories, music and activities Karen Kinch’s dance classes will start Oct. 9 with second,...

 

Dinner Sept. 29 will fete Country Bible candidate

Dusty A potluck dinner will follow the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service at the Country Bible Church on Sept. 29. Steve Szasz and his wife Darla will be presented as the candidate for the pastorate of Country Bible. Voting will follow an informal...

 

St. John "Fall in Love" offers many events

St. John St. John will kick off its ‘fall in love’ events this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The St. John Heritage Museum will host a showing of vintage Eagle Uniforms and a wine tasting for $10. All money raised will go to the Museum....

 

My favorite recipes

O, chocolate, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways—brownies, fudge, cake, cupcakes ... and there may be more! Judges of the many departments at the Palouse Empire Fair enjoy their jobs, or...

 

Hooper residents earn fair honors with goats

Hooper Abby, Genevieve, Lillian and Olivia McGregor competed in the Palouse Empire Fair this past week. Abby and Genevieve both showed market steers and received blue ribbons in both market and...

 

Fund drive tops goal with Smick bequeathal

A $20,000 contribution from the estate of H.E. (Tony) Smick will mean the nine agencies which participate in the Colfax & Community Fund Drive will receive proceeds in excess of their pre-drive goals. Distribution of the sums to the agencies was...

 

Palouse Days names auto show winners

The annual Palouse Days Show and Shine brought in 213 cars, including a range of collector and specialty vehicles. Highlights included a restored 1927 Ford Model T driven by Bill and Diana Barr of Spokane and a rare 1917 Ford center-door Model T...

 

Palouse Empire Fair draws 24,000-plus despite weather

Lightning, thunder, wind and a little rain couldn’t dampen spirits of the 2013 Palouse Empire Fair. Weather forecasters had predicted thunderstorms throughout fair weekend, but the clouds parted and warm temperatures allowed fairgoers to enjoy...

 

On the record

Real estate sales Charlene F. Franz, Kennewick, to Tara L. Line, Pullman, house on NW Clay Court in Pullman, $159,900, Sept. 10. Copper Basin Construction, Hayden, to Jiqing Hu and Xiaoming Wen, Pullman, house on SW Panorama Drive in Pullman,...

 

Bruce Cameron

Times were tough when I was a kid: We didn’t have the Internet, so when it came to finding information on life’s most challenging questions, we were forced to watch television reruns. From “The Three Stooges,” as an example, I learned...

 

Letters

Expressions Since the week of Sept. 15-21 is known as Constitution Week, I feel concerned enough about its proper recognition to offer this timeless and profound quote from Thomas Jefferson, one of our Founding Fathers, in 1731. “God who gave us...

 

Rich Lowry

Now that John Kerry is the secretary of state, his gaffes can launch major diplomatic initiatives. A reporter in London asked what Syrian President Bashar al-Assad could do to avoid war. Kerry responded: “He could turn over every single bit of his...

 

Don Brunell

Today’s news is filled with images of the massive wildfire that has raged across nearly 400 square miles near Yosemite National Park, threatening San Francisco’s water supply. The Yosemite wildfire started Aug. 17 in the Stanislaus National...

 

Welcome loyal Cougar fans

The Washington State University Cougar football team is on a winning streak. Cougar fans don’t get to say this very often. Let’s face it: our Cougs aren’t known for their winning record. But WSU Cougar fans, if nothing else, are loyal. Last...

 

Colton volleyball tops Pomeroy in five games

Colton Wildcats kept their win string alive with a five-game win over Pomeroy on the Colton court Tuesday. The Pirates and Wildcats locked at 2-2 over the first four games, and Colton pulled it out with a 15-11 in the decider. The match went into...

 

Nighthawks volleyball downs Ritzville in three

The Tekoa-Oakesdale volleyball team is off to a 3-0 start after a 25-15, 27-25, 25-12 win over Ritzville Tuesday night. Four seniors led the team in the victory, all of whom have started since they were freshmen or sophomores. Senior Alexa Lindgren...

 

Small triathlete competes

Ryan Libey, 4, of Moscow participated in her first triathlon in Coeur d’Alene Saturday, Sept. 7. Children from ages 4 to 10 competed in the event sponsored by Kootenai Regional Hospital. They swam...

 

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