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Legals Sept. 29

STATE OF WASHINGTON : ss Notice of election County of Whitman NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a General Election will be conducted on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, in Whitman County, Washington. Voter registration deadlines: Standard deadline: Applications... Full story

 

Selbu bake sale Friday

Lacrosse Selbu Women will host a bake sale at the Gathering Place in LaCrosse Friday, Sept. 30, at 9:30 a.m. LaCrosse yard of the month award for September went to Pete and Peggy Bryan. LaCrosse Women's Farm Club met Sept. 21 at the LaCrosse Town... Full story

 

Football games at Oakesdale

Colfax teams will return to Oakesdale this week to host home games, Athletic Director Nathan Holbrook reported Monday. School officials Monday decided to stay off the Colfax High School track, where application of the top layers is scheduled for...

 

Library Calendar Sept. 29

Thursday, Sept. 29 Colfax – noon and 7 p.m. – Downtown Investor Kim Nguyen talks about recently purchased downtown Colfax properties, at a noon presentation at the Methodist Church and a 7 p.m. presentation at the library. For more information...

 

Social media boot camp

Tuesday, Sept. 20, the Bettie Steiger Community Enrichment Center played host to 25 students for Social Media Boot Camp with Josh Wade. The workshop was co-sponsored by the Southeastern Washington...

 

Whitman County 1877-86 history collection now available to public

--Don Peters photo Left to right: Whitman County Genealogical Society members Marge Muir, vice president; Judy McMurray, newsletter editor; Janet Damm, librarian; Cindy Rice, treasurer; Sue Kreikemeie...

 

Obituaries Sept. 29

For paid obituaries see Weekly Pages: Sept. 29 Violet V. Edinger 1921-2016 Martin John Furney 1949-2016 Chester J. Johnson 1937-2016 Dorothy Rae Clarkson 1944-2016 Leroy W. Walton, Jr. 1927-2016 MICHA...

 

Fred Hale of St. John writes book on passage

Fred Hale of St. John with his recently-published book, “Through a Passage in Time,” the story of a college professor whose soul has gone through a transference portal in a two-dimensional world....

 

Etcetera Sept. 29

Animal blessing at Rosalia park In honor of St. Francis of Assisi (1182-1226), who had a connection to God’s creatures and the world in which they live, Rosalia United Methodist Church will sponsor a Blessing of the Animals Sunday, Oct. 2, at 1... Full story

 

Menus Sept. 29

AT ENDICOTT SCHOOL: Monday: Hamburger with lettuce and tomato, tater tots, apple slices. Tuesday: Tacos with lettuce and tomato, refried beans, pineapple, maple bar. Wednesday: Swiss steak, rice, salad and veggies, mandarin oranges. Thursday:... Full story

 

Yoga class offered to benefit others

Two local yoga instructors are volunteering their services to benefit important local causes and organizations. On the first Tuesday of each month, Suzy McNeilly and Crystn Guenthner will provide a yoga class from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Colfax...

 

Tekoa library Kid Club has early release session

Kid Club celebrated the mustache and beard at early release Wednesday last week at the Tekoa Library. Jokes and mustache pictures were all part of the day. Pictured are Tekoa Library manager Diane... Full story

 

Endicott fall service day

Endicott Middle School school students helped out at the second annual fall community service day in Endicott. Students pictured left to right are Ryan Anderson, Tanner Taylor, Mariah Nelson, Keely...

 

Coug Coffee refill station

Rosalia Library will turn into a 'Coug Coffee' refill station on WSU home game Saturdays to support the Cougar team and introduce visitors to the town of Rosalia. The library will be open with...

 
 By Mike Day    People    September 28, 2016

Rosalia Garden Club will resume meetings

Rosalia Rosalia Garden Club's first fall meeting will be Wednesday, Oct. 5, at the home of Rana French starting with dessert at 1 p.m. The new officers are Rana French, president; Penni Barringer, vice president; Laura Fulton, secretary, and... Full story

 

District Boy Scouts camp in Dusty pasture

Dusty Judy and Marc Watson’s pasture was the site of a Scouting Camporee for five scout troops from Whitman and Latah counties this weekend. Scouts, leaders, parents and by-standers spent Friday night into Sunday participating in gun safety, a cali...

 
 By Anne Lowe    People    September 28, 2016

Endicott cleans up

Endicott For the Endicott community cleanup weekend, a 40-cubic yard dumpster was filled to the brim, a recycle bin was used and several truck and trailer loads of yard waste were collected. Those helping were town hall members, Endicott Middle...

 

Schroeder will share Odyssey videos at the Rosalia library

Rosalia resident Rudy Schroeder is sharing several of the American Odyssey videos which he produced at the Rosalia library on Friday, Sept. 30, at 7 p.m. Fall-themed refreshments and opportunities to ask questions and talk about travel will be part...

 

Assist voter registration

Representatives from the Pullman League of Women Voters will be at the Colfax branch of the Whitman County Library Thursday, Oct. 6, from 3 to 6:30 p.m. to assist with voter registration. They will answer questions related to recent changes which... Full story

 

Dahmen Barn to mark 10th anniversary

Dahmen Barn, surrounded by its iconic steel wheel fence, will be celebrating its 10th anniversary with a dedication ceremony of the Loafing Shed expansion project. The 10th anniversary of Dahmen Barn...

 

Colfax second graders plant tulip trees

Second-grade Jenning’s Elementary students planted two trees on Thursday, Sept. 22, at Schmuck Park in observance of Arbor Day. The trees are planted with a marker provided by Colfax Monument....

 

Rosalia sidewalk improvement project out for bid

Rosalia is seeking bids for a sidewalk restoration project near its school. The town has issued a call for sealed bids which will be due by 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6. The town is planning for improvements of the sidewalk on the west side of Josephi... Full story

 

Rice, Van Vleet give updates on beetle infestation

Some of the ponderosa pine trees lining Lake Street in Colfax are infested with three types of pine beetles. Pine needles on this tree indicate that it is dying from the infestation. The pine beetle...

 

On the Record Sept. 29

MARRIAGE LICENSES Cole Jacob Bryan, 29, and Jennifer Anne Jones, 24, both Pullman, Sept. 23. Paul Edward Jovanovich, 26, Pullman, and Maja Taylor Olson, 22, Viola, Idaho, Sept. 26. Bertram George Brehm III, 64, and Marta Lucille Coursey, 57, both... Full story

 

New state parks ranger assigned for area

Audra Sims has taken over management of 10 state parks. A new area manager is in place for the 10-park Blue Mountain State Parks area. Audra Sims began Sept. 1 after transferring from Alta Lake State...

 

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