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Articles from the October 30, 2014 edition

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Savvy Senior

A Guide to Finding Affordable Dental Care Dear Savvy Senior, I had dental insurance through my work for many years but lost it when I retired. Where can retirees find affordable dental care? Need a Dentist Dear Need, Finding affordable dental care ca...

 

Etc Column

Dahmen exhibit features three artists Three artists who have rediscovered the fun of painting will exhibit pastel and water colors at the Dahmen Barn in November: They are Linda Shewey and Sharley Schenk of Clarkston and Franceen Hermanson from...

 

Good Old Days

125 years ago The Commoner Nov. 1, 1889 A Commoner representative paid a brief visit to the towns of Farmington and Tekoa this week. He found them both in an apparent flourishing condition, and their citizens in good spirits. The latter place has...

 

First Wind supports local libraries

Miguel Rosales, First Wind’s Western Region Operations Manager who is based in Temecula, Calif., stopped in Rosalia to present a check supporting the Rosalia and Oakesdale branch libraries....

 

St. John Library prepares for Halloween

In preparation for Halloween, 31 children came to the St. John Library for ghost stories and spooky crafts. Pictured is Librarian Clancy Pool reading one of her favorite scary picture books, “Cold... Full story

 

Obituaries

* For Full obituaries, please the the Weekly Pages section for this week's paper. Alma Marle Knopes Neil B. VanTine Blaine W. Hinderer Elizabeth DeLong _____________________________________ A double memorial service for Potlatch residents Lamont and...

 

Library Calendar

Thursday, October 30 Colfax — Noon — Gentle Yoga with Suzy McNeilly — Pay by the month or by the class. Palouse — 3:45 to 5 p.m. — The Center for Civic Engagement (WSU) students are available to assist third graders and up with their...

 

Symphony will feature Barnaton

Washington-Idaho symphony will feature pianist Inon Barnatan in for November concerts at Pullman and Clarkston. The program will include works by Rossini, Chopin, and Dvorak. Concert dates will be Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m, in the WSU Jones Theatre at...

 

Tekoa/Rosalia homecoming royalty

Tekoa High School Homecoming king and queen Cooper Angelo and Kim Groom at halftime of the Tekoa-Rosalia vs. Springdale football game Oct. 24. Rosalia High School Homecoming king and queen Dillon...

 

Colton homecoming royalty

Colton High School homecoming royalty was introduced during half-time of Friday's football game. Left to right are Senior Prince/Princess Austin Meyer and Courtney Hoyle; Senior Royalty Court Sam...

 

Dog trainers conduct 3-day event at Hooper

Hooper Members of the West Coast Spinone Italiano Club conducted a three-day dog training event in Hooper from Oct. 3 to Oct. 5. The Spinone Italiano is a wire-haired pointer that originated in...

 

My favorite recipes

Mary Bertrand returned to LaCrosse, feeling that her heart was calling her there, in 1997. She still owned the family home at LaCrosse and after many years in big and busy cities, she decided to come...

 

Five generations at Farmington

This five-generaton photo was taken Saturday at the Farmington Community Center. Brynlie Chappell and her mother KaeCie Lowley from Farmington are in back with grandmother Diana Lowley of Farmington....

 

Rosalia volunteers get TransCanada grant

Rosalia Fire Chief Bill Tensfeld, left, and Volunteer Pat Brown hold a check for $12,000 which Whitman County Fire District 7/Rosalia Fire Department received from the TransCanada Corporation to...

 
 By Anne Lowe    People    October 30, 2014

Alice Stover gets 90th birthday fete

Endicott About 70 friends and family of Alice Stover helped her celebrate her 90th birthday on Sunday, Oct. 26. The get-together was at Trinity Lutheran Church with a luncheon and birthday cake. The scarecrows, witches, goblins and pumpkins are... Full story

 

Bankers advise students on publishing project

Lacrosse Every Friday, LaCrosse third and fourth graders have been working with the seventh and eighth graders to study economics. The group is collaborating to start a book publishing company where the students will set up a business structure,...

 

Veterans assemblies set at Garfield, Colfax

Garfield and Palouse schools will host their annual Veterans Day Assembly in the Garfield middle school gym at 9:30 a.m., Friday, Nov. 7. The event honors our veterans and reminds all of our students and families of the great service and sacrifices...

 

Dusty visitor attends Gonzaga reunion

Dusty Recent guests of Fran Jones were her daughter Gena Jones of Chatillon, Italy, and two of her friends, Nicoletta and Maria. While here, Gena attended her 30th class reunion from Gonzaga University and visited her brother Warren and Julie Walker... Full story

 

Happy Halloween

Sandra and Preston Ritter of Oakesdale created this Halloween display titled “A Farmer’s Work is Never Done.” It can be seen at 1232 Warner Rd. in Oakesdale.... Full story

 

McGregor cited for civic support

McGregor Company of Colfax is among four Washington companies that have been selected for recognition as businesses that make helping the community a priority. Secretary of State Kim Wyman will present the companies with a National Association of...

 

Channel work resumes

A city crew returned to work clearing flood debris from the S. Palouse River channel Monday. The crew obtained permission from state Fish & Wildlife officials to resume cleanup work on the channel. City Administrator Michael Rizzitiello said the...

 

Magazine lists Palouse in top 10

The November issue of Country Magazine lists the Palouse country among the top scenic attractions in a “Great Sights are Just Around the Bend” article. The listing notes “some of the world’s most fertile and uniquely scenic farmland lies... Full story

 

Colfax Winter Fest Dec. 13

Colfax Winter Festival date has been changed from Dec. 6 to Dec. 13. The date was moved back a week when Chamber of Commerce officials realized the Colfax date would conflict with the traditional date of the St. John Winter Festival and state... Full story

 

Changing look

Fall vista shows the gradually changing colors on the Palouse. The photograph was taken on Enos Road in the eastern part of Whitman County....

 

On the record

Real estate sales G. Michael and Nancy Malcolm, Pullman, to Daniel and Melissa Fontenot Francik, Pullman, house on NW Clifford Street in Pullman, $189,000, Oct. 17. Elizabeth J. Gabe, Odessa, to Richard C. and Barbara B. Petura, Pullman, condominium...

 

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