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Jason James Roberg obituary

Jason James Roberg

Jason James Roberg, age 49, of Spokane, Wash., went home to be with the Lord on September 14, 2021. Jason was born on February 3, 1972, in Spokane, Wash., to Nona Utke (Whitney) and Richard Roberg....

 
Terry Lee Blankenship obituary

Terry Lee Blankenship

Terry Lee Blankenship, 73, of Albion, Wash., passed away at his home on September 24th, 2021. Terry was born in Chewelah, Washington, on July 20th, 1948, to Ivel and William Colonel Blankenship. He...

 
Linda Sue Burke obituary

Linda Sue Burke

Linda Sue Burke, of Tekoa, died on September 16, 2021. Born in Colfax on April 19, 1950, to Pete and Marge Smith, Linda grew up among the wheatfields near Ewan with her brother, Ken. Going by the...

 
Amos Dean Burlingame

Amos Dean Burlingame

Amos Dean Burlingame, 87, of Colfax, Wash., passed away October 9, 2021, at his Colfax home. A graveside service will be held Saturday, October 16, 2021, at 11:00 AM at the Colfax Cemetery. He was...

 

Festival of Trees set up is Nov. 20

COLFAX - The Festival of Tree returns to The Center at the Whitman County Library in Colfax. Creative people, businesses, and community groups are invited to bring a decorated Christmas tree to The...

 

Colfax's Top Dogs for September

COLFAX — Colfax High School staff voted for students to be named Top Dog for September. The Top Dog program honors Colfax High School students excelling in each department for effort, attitude, hard work, and helping others. Teachers in each...

 

Former Gazette reporter recognized

BELLINGHAM — The Free Press Publishing news and advertising teams brought home multiple awards from the Washington Newspaper Association annual meeting on Oct. 8. Former Whitman County Gazette reporter Garth Meyer, who recently moved from Colfax to...

 

Land transactions

Loree Pugh, of Pullman, sold 707 S Crestview in Colfax to Jerry Pugh, of Colfax, parcels 1-0085-00-02-04-0000, 1-0085-00-02-05-0001, 1-0085-00-02-19-0001, no sales price or assessed value listed, quit claim deed, Oct. 4 Matthew and Charlene Fluster,...

 

Colfax police

Monday, Oct. 4 5:54 a.m. – Tyler Street – Chief Blood found a vehicle parked at the corner of an intersection, blocking traffic. 11:39 a.m. – Hillcrest Drive – Chief Blood responded to a report of suspicious circumstances. 3:54 p.m. ...

 

Sheriff's office

Monday, Oct. 4 4:55 a.m. – Old Wawawai Road, Pullman – A deputy responded to a report of a juvenile problem. 8:09 a.m. – Almota Road, Colfax – There was a two-vehicle crash. No injuries were reported. 9:38 a.m. – Klaus Road, Colfax – A de...

 

County Libraries offer Fall Lego Challenge

COLFAX – The Fall Lego Challenge begins Oct. 18. There are 25 building challenges available at the 14 branches of the Whitman County Library from Oct. 18 to Oct. 22. “Hey kids of all ages, do you love creating and building new things? Then dump...

 

County plowing priorities announced

COLFAX - Winter is coming and bringing snow and icy road conditions with it. Whitman County Public Works issued a letter to school districts and U.S. Postal Service carriers to inform them of how the...

 
 By Bill Stevenson    News    October 14, 2021 

County offices shuffle for remodel

COLFAX — Whitman County departments are shuffling to accommodate the $8.9 million remodel of county facilities. Four county offices are relocated to the Warwick building across the street from the courthouse at 409 North Main Street in Colfax....

 
 By Bill Stevenson    Sports    October 14, 2021 

Colfax football takes the dog fight

KETTLE FALLS — It was Bulldogs versus Bulldogs with Colfax winning the football game beating Kettle Falls 50-0 on Oct. 8. “They never got within scoring distance,” said Colfax Coach Mike Morgan. “We had the ball a ton more than they did....

 

Mandates don't include sheriff's office

COLFAX — Gov. Jay Inslee’s demand for state employees to be vaccinated against COVID doesn’t affect the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office. “It doesn’t really affect us. We’re not under the governor’s mandate. That’s a medical...

 
 By Bill Stevenson    News    October 14, 2021 
David Gibb

Vaccine mandate hasn't affected school districts

COLFAX - Not all school superintendents want to talk about the effect of Gov. Jay Inslee's mandate for teachers and staff to be vaccinated or fired. Many pundits in state and national media predicted...

 

Buy a Newspaper!

Colfax Cougar Foodmart Dhillon Building (DSHS) – newspaper box at the north corner next to the sidewalk Gazette Office – 418 S Main St. Suite 3 Main St. Books Rosauers Sunset Mart (Chevron station) The Hyde Out – newspaper box out front...

 

October Senior Menus

October 4-8 Colfax Monday – Chicken enchiladas, spanish rice, refried beans, lettuce and diced tomatoes, dessert Thursday – Cube steak w/ brown gravy, sauteed mushrooms, rice pilaf, cooked carrots, birthday dessert Pullman Tuesday – Homemade...

 
Ken Myklebust

Ken Myklebust

Ken passed away the morning of Tuesday, September 28th, 2021, at his home on the Coeur d'Alene Lake. He was born to Theodore "Bernie" Myklebust and Juanita "Sue" Morley Myklebust in Colfax,...

 
Russell L. Sharp

Russell L. Sharp

Russell L. Sharp, 78, passed away on August 27, 2021, in Colfax. He was born in Sandpoint, Idaho, on November 16, 1942, to Glyn and Mary Sharp. They lived in Colorado before moving to St. John, Washin...

 

Births

Ruby J. Dockter was born on Sept. 21, 2021, to Joshua and Meagan Dockter, of Troy, Idaho. She weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces. Grandparents are Abel and Nancy Dockter, of Rochester, Minn., and AJ and...

 

Chamber hosts Main Street trick-or-treat

COLFAX - The Colfax Chamber of Commerce is organizing businesses to offer family Halloween fun on Oct. 29. Trick-or-treating starts at 3 p.m. and continues to 6 p.m. "Businesses up and down Main...

 

Colfax volleyball paused until Oct. 11

SPANGLE – The Colfax Bulldogs volleyball beat the Upper Columbia Academy Lions and was placed on pause due to COVID quarantine. "The whole team comes back to the gym on Oct. 11," said Colfax Coach...

 

Jail bookings

Miles A. Stohler, 27, booked Sept. 27 for assault in the second degree, burglary, malicious mischief in the second degree, and possession of stolen property. No bail. Jake A. Kaufman, 41, booked Sept. 28 for a Whitman County Superior Court warrant....

 

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