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Legal Notices: Feb. 25, 2021

PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Solid Waste Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 9th, 2021, has been canceled. Mark Storey, Director of Public Works 8/1 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Whitman County Commissioners will...

 
Larry Brown

Larry Brown

Larry Brown passed away on Feb. 9, 2021, at the age of 67 at his home surrounded by his family and friends, after his continuous battle with cancer. He was born on April 29, 1953, in Colfax. Larry was...

 
Sharon Lynne Provost

Sharon Lynne Provost

Sharon Lynne (Curtis) Provost was born on October 20th, 1936 in St. John Wash. to Lynn Curtis and Geraldine (Feenan) Curtis, the oldest of six children. She died on January 2, 2021 at East Adams...

 

Homer Kenneth Hopkins

Homer Kenneth Hopkins, 92, passed quietly away Thursday, February 18, 2021, while sitting on the porch at his residence in Lacrosse. Born November 10, 1928, and raised on the family farm near Lacrosse, he was the youngest son of Elijah and Hattie...

 

Good Old Days: Feb. 25, 2021

125 years ago The Commoner Feb. 21, 1896 The city of Pullman has a good-sized sensation which has kept the town all agog for several weeks. The excitement and agitation is caused by an assault, and by one of the most peculiar judicial transactions...

 

Senior Menus: March 1-5

Colfax Monday, March 1 Tater Tot casserole with extra vegetables, green salad, fresh fruit, dessert Thursday, March 4 (Birthday party) Fish fillet, baked potato, cooked vegetables, roll, birthday dessert Endicott Tuesday, March 2 No meal LaCrosse...

 
 By Staff Report    People    February 25, 2021 

Post-It note art competition

COLFAX — The junior high art club will hold a Post-It Note Art Competition during March. Junior-senior high school staff and teachers are eligible to enter. All artworks are to be completed on a “Post-It” note, and will be displayed in the art...

 
 By Staff Report    People    February 25, 2021 

Blood drive set for March 4

COLFAX — The Colfax School District will hold a STEM Grant Blood Drive March 4 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at The Center on Main Street. The district needs to reach 30 donors to receive a $2,000 STEM (science, technology, engineering and math)...

 
 By Staff Report    People    February 25, 2021 

Spirit Week at Colfax High School

COLFAX — Colfax Junior-Senior High School will hold Spirit Week March 1-3. Monday: Pajama Day Tuesday: Teacher Tuesday (“Dress like your favorite teacher”) Wednesday: Decade Day Prizes will be given to best-dressed female and male from each...

 
 By Staff Report    People    February 25, 2021 

Seven Colfax kids place at FBLA regionals

COLFAX — Results are in for the FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) regional competition with seven Colfax students placing in the event held online. Corbin Burt took first place in Introduction to FBLA; Madeline Tate placed third in Job...

 
 By Staff Report    Records    February 25, 2021 

Colfax Police Log

COLFAX — Here are the Colfax Police Department logs for Feb. 15 - Feb. 16. Monday, Feb. 15 2:15 p.m. – Oak Street – An officer conducted a welfare check. 5:02 p.m. – Dalla Street – An officer responded to a disabled semi-truck. 5:26 p.m....

 

Whitman County Sheriff's Office

COLFAX — Here are the Whitman County Sheriff's logs for Feb. 12 - 20. Friday, Feb. 12 5:20 p.m. – Brayton Road, Pullman – A deputy responded to a non-injury collision. 5:55 p.m. – A Street, Colfax – A deputy responded to a report of a...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 25, 2021 

Rock crushing bids opened

COLFAX — A bid of $198,000 is in to crush 40,000 tons of rock at the Whitman County-owned Cherry Cove quarry north of Winona. County commissioners opened two bids Monday for the gravel project. Lewiston-based DeAtley Crushing Company submitted the...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 25, 2021 

Downtown Association restructured

COLFAX — The Colfax Downtown Association has announced a restructuring, under Executive Director Whitney Bond, owner of Truly You Clothing and More. Bond said the restructuring has to do with new policies and procedures. Current officers include...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 25, 2021 
Stan McClinton Lookout Park

City park may get expanded name

COLFAX - A Colfax city park will likely get a new name. The city council briefly discussed a request by the parks board on behalf of the McClintock family on Feb. 16. They asked to add the name Lynne...

 
 By Garth Meyer    News    February 25, 2021 

Weight limits lifted on county roads

COLFAX — Weight restrictions were lifted on county roads last Friday. “We’ve already been flooded with requests for permits,” said Whitman County Public Works Director Mark Storey. The public works department institutes weight restrictions...

 
 By Garth Meyer    News    February 25, 2021 

Public records of video meetings discussed

COLFAX — Public records storage of remote meetings on video is becoming an issue for Whitman County. The topics of storage and retrieval were discussed Monday morning virtually by various county representatives during a commissioners’ work...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    February 25, 2021 

Replacement batting cage maybe covered

COLFAX — Covered batting cages may be coming to Colfax as a replacement. City parks boardmember Jerry Pugh gave an update Monday night of a new batting cage yet to be installed to replace an earlier one damaged by a windstorm. The board discussed...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    February 25, 2021 

New high school softball coach approved

COLFAX — A new high school softball coach and junior high head football coach were approved by the school board Monday night. The board accepted the resignation of a junior high football assistant. Tracy Imler will take over for Bulldogs softball,...

 
 By Garth Meyer    Sports    February 25, 2021 

Colfax, Oakesdale unbeaten to start season

COLFAX - Colfax began the 2020-moved-to-2021 volleyball season Tuesday night with a home sweep of Lind/Ritzville/Sprague, 25-16, 25-10, 25-19. Junior setter Justice Brown led with 18 assists and six a...

 
 By Garth Meyer    Sports    February 25, 2021 

Football jamboree begins sports in Colfax

COLFAX - A call from a Liberty High School quarterback was a sign football was back. Colfax, Liberty and Asotin High School football teams ran plays against each other in a fog-shrouded jamboree...

 
 By Garth Meyer    News    February 25, 2021 

Event center project moves ahead

COLFAX - A new event center may go up at the Colfax Golf Course later this year, depending on fundraising and a bid process for the estimated $165,000-$180,000 project. Boardmember Al Kirkpatrick...

 
 By Garth Meyer    News    February 25, 2021 

Lamont school levy fails, others pass

COLFAX — The Lamont School District operations levy has failed. The Feb. 9 election was certified Feb. 19 by the county elections office. The vote count held at 28-24. The other two county proposals on the ballot passed. A one-year levy in Colton...

 
 By Bill Stevenson    News    February 25, 2021 
Whitman County Sheriff Correctional Facility

Family to sue Whitman County over psychologist's death in jail

COLFAX – The family of a Pullman psychologist is threatening to sue Whitman County for his suicide in jail. In 2018 Dean Funabiki was found hanging in a Whitman county jail cell and died on the way...

 

Legal Notices: Feb. 18, 2021

Residual and Noxious Weed Whitman County Public Works Road Department is requesting any persons in Whitman County wishing to designate a portion of a Whitman County Road right-of-way as a “NO-SPRAY” area, please contact the Public Works Office at...

 

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