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Legal Notices: Nov. 26, 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that there will be a Solid Waste Advisory Committee meeting on Tuesday, December 8th) 2020 at 3 pm via zoom. Due to COVID-19, the SWAC meeting is closed to in person attendance. Remote participation is available...

 

Deputies warn of Medicare scam

COLFAX — Local law enforcement have received reports of a new scam with a caller posing as a Medicare representative. According to police, a resident called Whitman and Latah counties’ sheriff’s offices after receiving a call from someone...

 

Woman caught shoplifting

COLFAX — A Pullman woman was arrested Sunday after allegedly attempting to steal from Rosauers Supermarkets. Julianna Steinburg, 23, was arrested for second-degree theft (shoplifting) by police following a Washington State Patrol traffic stop....

 

Man arraigned on meth charge

PULLMAN — A man was arraigned Friday, Nov. 20, in Whitman County Superior Court on a possession of methamphetamine charge. Jason Allen, 46, remained in the Whitman County Jail on a $25,000 bond as of press time. He was booked into jail on charges...

 

Colfax Police Log: Nov. 26, 2020

COLFAX — Here are the city Police Department calls for the week of Nov. 16-22: Monday, Nov. 16 1:49 p.m. — Two-vehicle crash on Main Street. 3:02 p.m. — Request for extra traffic patrols on Main and Tyler streets 3:05 p.m. — Traffic...

 

Whitman County Sheriff's Office

COLFAX — Here are the daily dispatch logs for the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office for Nov. 16-22: Monday, Nov. 16 3:45 a.m. — Farmington — East Chestnut Road — Communications problem; erroneous 911 call. 7:52 a.m. — Rosalia — North...

 

Virus or not, you have reasons to be thankful

Yes, Gov. Jay Inslee has issued new orders shutting down your favorite gym and movie theater, and limiting service at your favorite diner or watering hole. Yes, you’re directed to wear a mask when you go in public. And yes, there’s another run...

 

Pet Peeves and Okeydokes: Nov. 26, 2020

Okeydokes: How nice the lights are around the schools....

 

Lessons of a LaCrosse farmer

Since I am now in the process of retiring after more than 40 years of farming, I thought I would pass along some of the things I have learned. I remember as a kid there were ditches in the field from erosion that required filling before crossing...

 

Military diversity something to be thankful for

Diversity in the ranks has been the lifeline of our military, but it wasn’t always that way. We ought to be thankful for all of the men and women from a variety of ethnic backgrounds who put their lives in harm’s way to protect our freedoms and...

 
Judith M. Finch

Judith Finch

Judith M Finch, 79, passed away on Nov., 2, 2020, at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center with her family by her side. Judy was born on June 24,1941, at Lewiston, Idaho, and in 1959 graduated from G...

 
Alan F. Wride

Alan F. Wride

Alan F. Wride, 88, a resident of Garfield, Wash., passed away on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, at LaDow Court Assisted Living in Garfield, Wash. Alan was born on Dec. 5, 1931, at Farmington, Wash., to Robe...

 
Don Hall

Don Hall

Don Hall, of Steptoe, passed away on November 18, 2020, at Whitman Hospital in Colfax. He was 91. Private services for the family are follows; the Vigil Service was Sunday, November 22nd, at 7:00...

 
Elmo Richter

Elmo "Rick" Richter

Dad passed away November 16, 2020, he was 90 years old. A memorial service in the spring/summer is being planned. Rick, the youngest of three children, was born at the family ranch near Winona on... Full story

 

Senior Menus: Nov. 26, 2020

Colfax Monday, Nov. 30 Crispy chicken wrap with vegetables, fruit salad, dessert Thursday, Dec. 3 Birthday party: Chicken alfredo, broccoli, caesar salad, fruit, birthday dessert Endicott Tuesday, Dec. 1 No meal LaCrosse Tuesday, Dec. 1 Birthday...

 

Chaplaincy budget impacted by coronavirus mandates

COLFAX — Many events have been canceled this year and the consequences have been near and far-reaching. The cancelation of United Methodists Women’s annual potato bar meant less spud consumption and less funding for the Whitman County...

 

Diamond Fire growing with assistance

DIAMOND - New vehicle, coveralls and members, oh my! The Diamond Fire Department has seen a lot of improvement since the Labor Day fires, mostly due to support of other departments in Rural Fire...

 

Auxiliary's 15th annual raffle slated

PULLMAN — The 15th annual Pullman Regional Hospital Auxiliary Holiday Tree Raffle will take place virtually this year. Trees can be viewed in the windows of the Regional Theater of the Palouse, 122 N. Grand Ave., or on the auxiliary’s Facebook...

 

Museum impacted by COVID orders

COLFAX — The Perkins House and Whitman County Historical Society have repurposed Christmas decorations in the wake of the coronavirus quarantine orders issued last week by Gov. Jay Inslee. Outreach Coordinator Jill Gfeller and volunteers said they...

 

Donations for indigent families sought

COLFAX—Donations are being sought to help indigent local families through the holiday season. Donations of nonperishable food, unwrapped toys, new or gently used coats and money can be dropped off during regular business hours at the local P1FCU...

 

Grandmothers donate more than $8,000

COLFAX—Thrifty Grandmothers Club voted to award $8,350 to local organizations at its November meeting. The list includes mostly seasonal or yearly event support, except for Colfax Community Fund, which received $5,000. Other gifts are...

 

Commission calls for art to be submitted

PULLMAN — The Arts Commission is seeking submissions for a new “End Racism Now” mural. Artists may submit designs that express solidarity to end racism and spotlight diversity. The commission will review entries and recommend a design to the...

 

Library shutters in-person events

COLFAX — The Whitman County Library District has canceled all in-person programs in response to Gov. Jay Inslee’s new quarantine orders. The programs were shuttered Nov. 17. While the governor’s orders do not specifically mention libraries,...

 

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