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Howard Grover Morris

Howard Grover Morris was born January 30, 1942, in Colfax, Wash., and passed away on May 3, 2021, in Colfax at the age of 79. He was the son of Warren and Alice Howard Morris. He attended Colfax schools and graduated with the class of 1960. Howard ma...


Julie Ann Manner

Julie Ann Manner, Colfax resident, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, May 7, 2021, in the emergency department of Whitman Hospital after suffering an apparent heart attack. She was 49. Julie was born August 17, 1971, in Modesto, Calif., to John...

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Susan Lynn Westacott

Susan Lynn Westacott, 56, formerly of Potlatch, Idaho, died Sunday, April 25, 2021, from ovarian cancer at the Hospice of North Idaho Schneidmiller House in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Susan was born...

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Robert M. Lemon

Robert "Bob" M. Lemon, 79, a resident of Colfax, Wash., went to be with his bride on Monday, May 3, 2021, at his home in Colfax. Bob finished his race with his family by his side and passed on his...

 By Staff Report    People    May 13, 2021 
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Whitman County students make Eastern Washington University's Dean's List

CHENEY — The 2021 Dean's List for Winter, at Eastern Washington University (EWU), was released recently. Students with GPAs of 3.5 or higher and are taking a minimum of 12 hours of instruction per...


Land transactions

Donald and Carolyn Anderson, of Oakesdale, sold 206 Pearl Street ion Oakesdale to William V. Anderson, of Hauser Lake, Idaho, parcels 1-0645-00-23-08-0000, 1-0645-00-23-07-0000, selling price $0, quit claim deed, April 26 Bailey Short, of Pullman,...


Colfax police

Monday, May 3 5:42 p.m. - Main Street – A loose dog was found in a front yard. The homeowner was bitten by the dog before. 6:01 p.m. – Thorn Street – An officer conducted a welfare check. 6:45 p.m. – Oak Street – An officer responded to a...


Sheriff's office

Monday, May 3 6:28 a.m. – Albion Road, Pullman – There was a non-injury crash. (No reports for seven hours) 1:43 p.m. – Little Goose Dam Road, LaCrosse – A deputy responded to a civil court matter. 3:57 p.m. – McGrady Road, Colfax ...

 People    May 13, 2021 

Good Old Days: 100 years ago

The first National Hospital Day ever observed in America, May 12, brought hundreds of visitors to St. Ignatius hospital in this city, where visitors were received from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., and from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Visitors were...

 By Cory Aeschliman    Letters    May 13, 2021 

Disagrees with idea of legal prostitution

The prostitution opinion article missed one “small” detail. What about design? As an example, dad bought this really nice Case IH Quadtrac. The engine is designed to run on diesel, though, it will run on gasoline. I’d get serious acceleration...

 By Bill Stevenson    News    May 13, 2021 
The three destroyed mobile homes were abandoned on Summit Street in Rosalia.

Rosalia man pled guilty to setting fire

COLFAX — Tracy Porter pled guilty to reckless burning for lighting five fires to burn tall grass in Rosalia that spread to three abandoned mobile homes. Porter, 65, of Rosalia, was charged with...

 By Staff Report    News    May 13, 2021 

Candidate filing period starts May 17

COLFAX — The online filing period for political candidates begins May 17 for Whitman County. Applications to run for office are due by 4 p.m. on May 21 to be on the ballot for the November election, according to the Whitman County Auditor’s...

 News    May 13, 2021 

Idaho man enters plea for trying to flee from the Garfield marshal

COLFAX – A man accused of fleeing the Garfield town marshal pled not guilty on May 7 to the charge of attempting to elude a pursuing police vehicle. Taylor Shell, 27, of Moscow, Idaho, was charged...

 News    May 13, 2021 

News Briefs

Libraries to partially close Friday for training COLFAX — Each of the 14 branches of the Whitman County Library closes Friday morning for staff training. Some branches open again Friday afternoon. Book returns and free public Wi-Fi will be...

 News    May 13, 2021 

Batting cage project in early stage

COLFAX — New batting cages for high school baseball and softball teams might be built for Colfax High School in conjunction with the city. The idea is in the talking stages. Both teams have been effectively banned from using the newly remodeled...

 By Bill Stevenson    News    May 13, 2021 
The three destroyed mobile homes were abandoned on Summit Street in Rosalia.

Lewiston man charged for breaking jail window

COLFAX - An inmate faces a felony charge for breaking a security window in the door to the visiting room in the Whitman County Jail. Kyler J. Paine, 22, of Lewiston, Idaho, was charged May 5 in...

 By Staff Report    News    May 13, 2021 
American Legion Codd-French Post 41 is buying flags for Main Street in Colfax.

American Legion Codd-French Post donates flags, poles, scholarships

COLFAX — American Legion Codd-French Post 41 voted to donate flags, flag poles and expand their scholarship program in Colfax. Colfax Mayor Jim Retzer attended the May 4 meeting and discussed if...

 By Staff Report    Sports    May 13, 2021 
Five players attended a district golf match.

Tekoa-Rosalia players named Northeast Girls 1B/2B Golf Champions

DEER PARK — Five Tekoa-Rosalia Timberwolves played at Districts on May 3 in Deer Park and the girls came away champions. Colfax Bulldogs' Kennedy Schmidt took first place shooting a 107....

 By Bill Stevenson    Sports    May 13, 2021 

Colton coach's son ends Wildcats' baseball season

POMEROY — The Colton Wildcats baseball season ended on a bittersweet note for Coach Steve Judy. The Asotin Panthers handed the Wildcats their final loss of the season with a score of 14-3 on May 3...

 By Staff Report    Sports    May 13, 2021 

Colfax baseball split doubleheader

COLFAX — The Colfax baseball team played a home doubleheader against the Northwest Christian and split by winning 12-4 and losing 3-1. In the first game, Braden Plummer hit three singles for Bulldogs while Eric Akesson, Layne Gingerich, Mason...

 By Staff Report    Sports    May 13, 2021 

Colfax softball splits with Northwest Christian

COLBERT — Colfax softball split a doubleheader against Northwest Christian (NWC) on May 4 in Colbert. The Bulldogs won the first game 10-8 and lost the second game 6-4. It was the first loss of the year for the Bulldogs and for the Crusaders....

 By Garth Meyer    Sports    May 13, 2021 
Colfax Bulldog Delaney Imler bats.

Colfax softball sweeps Liberty

SPANGLE — The Colfax High School softball team went to 13-1 on the year with a sweep at Liberty on Saturday, winning 7-5 and 11-1. "The difference was our errors in the first game," said Coach...

 By Garth Meyer    Sports    May 13, 2021 
The Bulldogs’ win has secured their position as the No. 1 seed in the playoff.

Colfax baseball sweeps Liberty, set for playoffs

SPANGLE — The Colfax High School baseball team swept Liberty on Saturday to secure the No. 1 seed for a four-team district playoff set for Friday. It concludes the season as no state playoffs take...

 By Garth Meyer    News    May 13, 2021 

Colfax plans limited attendance at graduation

COLFAX — Plans are taking shape in limiting attendance for the Colfax High School graduation on June 5. The ceremony starts at 11 a.m. in the football stadium. Principal David Gibb announced the...

 By Staff Report    News    May 13, 2021 
Workers continue efforts to improve the Buri Building in Colfax.

Main Street restoration work nears conclusion

COLFAX — A building-front restoration project at the Buri building on Main Street is expected to be completed today after five days of work. A crew from Spokane Valley-based Milestone Masonry did...


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