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Many attend McGregor dinner

Hooper Ian and Jessica McGregor, Kate, Scooter, Clare and Collin Lyle, Rob and Laurie Moffat, and Rob Ezell all attended the McGregor Co., annual dinner in Spokane Saturday afternoon and evening. Howard and Pat Morris hosted dinner guests Lee and... Full story

 

Six lead roll for Colton term

Colton students earning all-grades for the first quarter at Colton High School are Kelsey Moser, senior; Jenna Moser, eighth grade; Savannah Chadwick, Sara Druffel, Kamryn Nuttman and Winnie Schultheis, seventh grade. Those earning a 3.4 to 3.99...

 

Hospital highlights - Nov. 19, 2009

Healthy Eating on the Run: Some Hot Tips Most Americans eat out a lot. People are looking for fast, easy and good-tasting foods to fit a busy lifestyle. Whether it’s carry out, food court, office cafeteria or a sit-down restaurant, there are smart...

 
 By Mike Day    People    November 19, 2009

Rosalia honors veterans

Rosalia Rosalia High School will conduct a Mr. RHS competition Saturday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m. in the high school gym. Contestants, left to right, top row: are Jared Hereford, Casey Brown, Quinn Lautenslager, Nicholas Doneen, and Gage Merritt. Bottom...

 

Obituaries - Nov. 19, 2009

Keith Crawford Graveside services for Keith (Frog) Crawford, 71, Colfax resident for 46 years, were Saturday morning, Nov. 14, 2009, at the Colfax Cemetery. A reception followed at the Colfax Golf Course. Mr. Crawford died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009, at...

 

extra! (pgB4, 11-19-09)

Five earn all-As for Oakesdale term Oakesdale students with all-A grade point averages for the first quarter are Desiree Chappell and Drake Hinkins, seniors; Kaela Dewan, sophomore; Jacey Headley and Alexa Lindgren, eighth grade. Those with a 3.50... Full story

 

School/Senior Menus - Nov. 19, 2009

Week of Nov. 23-27, 2009 At Colton School: Monday: Italian Dunkers, yogurt cups, green beans, fruit. Tuesday: Corn dogs, fries, peas, fruit. Wednesday: 11:30 dismissal. Sack lunches available. Thursday: No School. Friday: No School. At Endicott...

 

Kathleen Scholz marks 100th

Dusty Kathy Atwood, Los Angeles, has been visiting her mother, Kathleen Scholz, and her son Kevin Atwood since the beginning of November. Her daughter Lucy Atwood and Lucy’s fiancé, Jeff Rosenthal of Malibu, arrived at the Scholz home last Saturda...

 

Garfield-Palouse FFA team defends state title

A Garfield-Palouse FFA team topped 24 other state entries to win the state land judging contest last Wednesday at Valleyford. The win means Garfield/Palouse has remained undefeated in the state land judging contest for the third consecutive year....

 

etc. Nov. 19, 2009

PCT will present 1940s Yule tale A Christmas story about nine-year old Ralphie Parker and his friends on his quest for a genuine Red Ryder BB gun in the 1940s will be performed at the Pullman Civic Theatre beginning Dec. 4. Experience all the... Full story

 

Dahmen Barn plans fourth holiday gala

Artisans at the Dahmen Barn in Uniontown will hosting their fourth annual Holiday Gala Dec. 5 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More than 30 artisans fill all three floors of the art center with one-of-a-kind gift items. In addition, there will be book signings by... Full story

 

Hospital foundation prepares for 20th dinner-auction benefit

Plans for the 20th annual benefit dinner auction of Whitman Community Hospital Foundation were advanced last Wednesday in a meeting of the foundation board. The benefit will be Jan. 30 at Hill Ray. Tickets will go on sale on the first week of...

 

Tekoa churches will join for Thanksgiving service

Tekoa For the 34th year, members of Tekoa’s churches will join together for a Thanksgiving service. The year’s service is set for Sunday, Nov. 22, at 7 p.m. Sacred Heart Parish is the host church and joining with them for the evening will be Teko... Full story

 

My favorite recipes - Nov. 19, 2009

Tips for Thanksgiving dinner Thanksgiving dinner is one of the most anticipated meals of the year, carrying with it long standing traditions among families and American culture. Some menu traditions, like turkey, stuffing and cranberries, are almost...

 

Bulletin column - Nov. 19, 2009

These reports are from the previous five 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. Start Orlandi memorial fund The crew at Colfax... Full story

 

Word on the street - Nov. 19, 2009

Guinness World Record Day was last Thursday, and hundreds of thousands of people tried to break world records. Have you ever tried to set a record? Peggy Barney, Colfax “Oh, when I was a little girl I did try to break a record. It was on the pogo... Full story

 

Court denies move to drop Endicott suit

A defense motion to dismiss a suit against the Town of Endicott was denied Nov. 10 in Whitman County Superior Court. Attorneys representing the town had asked the court to dismiss a damage suit filed by Jimmie Britton who alleges damages sustained...

 
 By Joe Smillie    News    November 19, 2009

Rural construction on up swing

Despite a national slump, rural Whitman County booked a solid third quarter of construction activity between July 1 and Sept. 30 of this year. Dan Gladwill, county building official, reported Monday he had issued 71 building permits during the...

 
 By Jeslyn Lemke    News    November 19, 2009

Four schools plan repairs with state grant money

Four schools in the county are shaping up with some repairs this spring after being awarded state grants. Colton will replace its gym bleachers; Palouse will make repairs on its 1965 elementary school wing; Oakesdale will get a new roof on its 1957...

 

Letters - Nov. 19, 2009

With pride A bit of history records that the new Colton public school building opened in 1939 and that year’s class graduated in the new facility. My class of 1940 attended their full senior year and then graduated in the spring of that year. We ha...

 

Bruce Cameron - Nov. 19, 2009

The Voice of GPS W. BRUCE CAMERON Over the years, automobiles have tried many different ways to communicate with us. The screeching voice of a car alarm, for example, means, “I’m lonely, and I want everyone in the neighborhood to wake up.” The... Full story

 

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