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AT COLFAX SCHOOLS: Monday: Bulldog burgers, fries, lettuce, tomatoes, fruit. Tuesday: Deli sandwich, chicken noodle soup, fruit, green salad. Wednesday: Pizza, Caesar salad, pineapple, ice cream. Thursday: Chicken patty on a bun, BBQ beans, hot...

 

Etc. Column

Staley photos set at Jones school “What’s New in Local History" will be presented Sunday, Oct. 26, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Jones School House at the Palouse Empire Fairgrounds by the Whitman County Historical Society and the county library system...

 

Library Calendar

Thursday, October 23 Colfax and Tekoa — Storytime — Bring in the little ones for fun stories, songs and more every Thursday. Visit the online calendar for times. Friday, October 24 LaCrosse and St. John — SHIBA Open House — Free and...

 

Retirement fete for Betty Merritt

Hooper McGregor Land and Livestock and the Hooper community honored Betty Merritt with a retirement party Saturday, Oct. 18, after 17 years of service as the bookkeeper and office person at the Hooper office. More than 80 friends, family and...

 

Bulletin Column

These reports are from the previous four issues of the Daily Bulletin in Colfax. They are reprinted here for the benefit of Gazette readers who reside outside of Colfax. Some accounts have been updated. DRIVER HOSPITALIZED A Colfax ambulance crew...

 

Finishes AF basic

Kendall D. Prince, granddaughter of Don and Darline Prince of Tekoa, has graduated from Air Force basic training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland at San Antonio, Texas. A 2013 graduate of Lewiston...

 
 By Anne Lowe    People    October 23, 2014

Hunters breakfast benefits fireworks

Endicott Saturday, Oct. 11, Jenny Meyer and her crew at the Endicott Food Center hosted a "Hunters Breakfast" starting at 5 a.m. and running to 11 a.m. She served biscuits and sausage gravy, little pig sausages, scrambled eggs, plain and pumpkin...

 

Sixth grade plans Veterans day walk

Lacrosse The sixth grade speech class is organizing a Freedom Walk to be part of the Veterans’ Day program Nov. 10 at LaCrosse school. The assembly will begin in the school pit area at 10:30. Matt Decker, president of the Marines of the Palouse,...

 

Fulton flagpole rite

Dedication of the flagpole in memory of Don (Jerry) Fulton and Alfonzo (Jim) Fulton was observed before the football game between the Tekoa/Rosalia Timberwolves and the Kettle Falls Bulldogs Oct. 3....

 

Good old days

125 years ago The Commoner Oct. 25, 1889 Particulars of the horse and wagon theft committed at Palouse City on Tuesday of last week develop some interesting facts. The young man who swore out the warrant for the arrest of the alleged "stranger" whom...

 

Engagements

Gary and Lisa Largent of Colfax announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kelli Ann Largent, to Benjamin Steven Doehle, son of Richard and Linda Doehle of Spokane Valley. Their wedding will be Dec. 20, 2014, at Onecho Bible Church. A 2010...

 

FUND DRIVE GOAL: $25,000

Goal for this year's Colfax & Community Fund Drive will be $25,000. Official start of the drive is today, Oct. 23. The drive has mailed out 1,531 letters to residences and businesses asking for support. Cost of the mailing is the lone administrative...

 

New Navy ensign

Rosalia High and WSU graduate Jim Maley, son of Graig and Swanda Maley of Thornton, graduated Oct. 10 at Naval Officer Training Center in Newport, Rhode Island. Maley graduated along with 86 other...

 

Savvy Senior

Dear Savvy Senior, Does Medicare cover outpatient counseling or therapy sessions for seniors? Since retiring, my husband has really struggled with depression and needs to get some help. What can you tell us? Inquiring Senior Dear Inquiring, Yes,...

 

Obituaries

Marvin A. Brander, 65, a resident at the Tekoa Care Center for the past two weeks, died Oct. 12, 2014, from heart disease. He was cremated. Born Oct. 1, 1949, at Sioux Falls, S.D., to Sylvin and Evelyn (Bakkene) Brander, he moved with his family to...

 

Holiday display contests slated

St. John The St John Telephone Co. anounced outdoor holiday display contests in St. John. The best Halloween display will net a $25 prize, best Thanksgiving display $50 and the best Christmas display $100. Judging will be the week prior to the...

 

Raising, releasing pheasants nets Girl Scout silver award

Katerina Wiley, a freshman at Colfax High School who is a member of the Girl Scout Troop 2246 in Pullman, has earned the Girl Scout Silver Award by raising 23 pheasants and releasing them in the...

 

Cross Country to sing at Selbu

Dusty Cross Country musical group will present the morning worship service at Selbu Lutheran Church Sunday, Oct. 26. Services begin at 10 a. m. Word has been received of the death of Laurette Stueckle McCaw of Waitsburg Oct. 6, 2014. She was born Jun...

 

My favorite recipes

Kelli Myers Collins was “home” in Colfax recently to teach a class at Whitman County Library’s main branch in Colfax. The library offers ACT 2 classes, teaching everything from beginning ukulele...

 
 By Garth Meyer    People    October 23, 2014

Endicott’s Mariana Kleweno builds career in Hollywood A Responsible Woman’s Guide to Seeking the Unattainable Dream

She was a hostess at Morton’s Steakhouse in Burbank, Calif. Many opportunities came to move up to server or bartender, but she never took any of them. “I didn’t want to make too much money,...

 

Morgans host for 23rd time: Tractors go to work at plowing bee

All types of vintage tractors went to work Saturday for the plowing bee at the David Morgan ranch along the Palouse River in the Manning area. The tractors plowed a 20-plus acre field in...

 

On the record

Real estate sales Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Verlie and Jennifer Rebecca Pitts, Endicott, house and lot on G Street in Endicott, $10,000, Oct. 10. V. Dale Peterson, Lewiston, to William Taylor, Princeton, Idaho, 1978 14x66 mobile home...

 

Don Brunell

November’s election needs to be about the people who are unemployed or underemployed and how best to increase wages. It worked for Bill Clinton."It’s the economy, stupid" was coined by Clinton’s campaign strategist James Carville in Clinton's s...

 

Bruce Cameron

Editor’s Note: The following column was originally published in 2010. My face is a work in progress. Having grown an appropriate number of eyes, lips and noses, I’m now busily at work drawing lines to connect them all together. I’m also fond...

 

Letters

Place of residence In his October 19th article, Spokesman-Review writer Jim Camden put to rest the rumor that Cathy McMorris Rodgers does not actually live in Spokane. Like others, I have raised the question and so am glad to stand corrected; she liv...

 

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