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  • Garfield-Palouse Vikings capture district title

    Jake Hull, Whitman County Gazette|May 23, 2024

    PALOUSE - After the two-day 1B and 2B district championship track meet, the Garfield-Palouse Vikings girls stood alone atop the podium. The meet was held Wednesday, May 15, and Saturday, May 18, in Ritzville. Wednesday was primarily the finals for most of the field events, with a few happening Saturday. The meet Saturday was primarily the finals for the running events, with top times heading to the state meet in Yakima, Thursday through Saturday, May 23-25. The Viking girls scored 147.5 team...

  • Bulldog softball eliminated

    Jake Hull, Whitman County Gazette|May 23, 2024

    COLFAX - After making the state tournament last season, the Colfax Bulldogs failed to qualify in the 2023-24 season. The team was knocked out of the district tournament Friday, May 17, with a 13-10 loss to the Asotin Panthers. The game was played at Dwight Merkel Complex in Spokane. Asotin had 12 hits in the game with nine errors, where as Colfax had just nine hits with three errors. Colfax would score eight total runs in the first three innings, leading by three. Asotin would answer with a...

  • Six Bulldogs head to college for athletics

    Jake Hull, Whitman County Gazette|May 23, 2024

    COLFAX - The Colfax Bulldogs senior graduating class of 2024 celebrated Thursday, May 16. The ceremony celebrated all the graduating seniors who are moving on to other endeavors after high school. Of the many seniors signing to attend college, trade school or the work force, six seniors signed to participate in collegiate sports as well. Seth Lusting will play basketball at Walla Walla Community College. Lustig was the point guard for the Bulldogs, including this past season where he was a...

  • Senior Menus

    Whitman County Gazette|May 23, 2024

    Colfax Thursday, May 23 Oven baked chicken, gourmet mac and cheese, grape and broccoli salad, blueberry cream cheese muffins Monday, May 27 Closed - Memorial Day Colton Wednesday, May 29 Tater tot casserole with veggies, fruit salad, tomato cucumber salad, fudge pops Endicott Tuesday, May 28 Tater tot casserole, salad bar, fruit, dessert Palouse Wednesday, May 29 Pullman visiting, pot roast, mashed potatoes with gravy, carrots, pears, brownies Pullman Friday, May 24 Pot roast, mashed potatoes with gravy, carrots, pears, cranberry orange...

  • Veteran's Corner: Ronald Harder

    Teresa Simpson, Whitman County Gazette|May 23, 2024

    PALOUSE — Born at the old St. Ignatius Hospital and raised in Colfax, Ronald “Ron” Harder , 79, of Palouse, joined Washington State University ROTC to learn how to fly helicopters, going onto serve in Vietnam. Harder said during his military service he had to take two years training at Washington State University ROTC “They promised to teach me to be a pilot, so I went two more years ,” he said. Becoming a second lieutenant after training, Harder then went to his next training at Fort Knox, Kentucky, as an armor officer. He married his wife...

  • County students place at State FFA Convention

    Olivia Harnack, Whitman County Gazette|May 23, 2024

    COLFAX - Students from around Whitman County competed in the Future Farmers of America (FFA) State Convention from Thursday, May 9, to Saturday, May 11. Colfax High School emerged as the leading school at the convention, with 22 students winning various awards, including competitions, degrees and the prestigious Star Farmer in Placement Award. Garfield-Palouse FFA had the second most placing students in the county, with 14 students placing. Oakesdale High School took home the most first-place...

  • Jail Log

    Whitman County Gazette|May 23, 2024

    COLFAX—The Whitman County Jail reported the following individuals booked from May 16 to May 20: May 16 Antone Bourdeau, 49, montana 8th judicial district felony assault warrant. Held on $100,000 bond, $10,000 cash through other court. Anthony John Emerson, 49, controlled substance amphetamine and meth, possession with intent to deliver meth. Held without bail through Superior Court. May 17 Robert Samuel Crawford, 39, assault 2nd degree, domestic violence. Held without bail through Garfield County Superior Court. May 18 Luck Zynoy Phouphayry, 27...

  • Colfax Police

    Whitman County Gazette|May 23, 2024

    COLFAX —The Whitman County Jail reported the following individuals booked from May 8 to May 16: May 8 4:34 p.m.- Trespassed two subjects for drinking on North Main Street. May 9 2:25 p.m.- Code violations North West Street. 4:17 p.m.- Traffic violation East James Street and South Mill Street. 7:48 p.m.- APS referral West Fairview Street. 10:13 p.m.- Agency assistance North Mill Street. May 10 6:42 a.m.- Traffic violation North Main Street. 11:34 a.m.- Warrant arrest North Main Street. 2:59 p.m.- Traffic violation SR 195 milepost 40, southbound....

  • Land Transactions

    Whitman County Gazette|May 23, 2024

    COLFAX — The Whitman County Assessor’s Office reported the following land transactions from May 9 to May 17: May 9 Janice K. Olson, Colfax, Wash., sold 502 N Mill Street, Colfax, Wash., to Hearth Holdings, LLC, an Idaho Limited Liability Company, Coeur Da Lene, Idaho., selling price $70,000, Statutory Warranty Deed. May 10 Starr Grain Limited Liability Company, a Washington limited liability company, Palouse, Wash., sold 324 South Main Street, Colfax, Wash., parcels 1-0040-00-29-07-0000, 1-0040-00-29-08-0000, 1-0040-00-29-09-0000, selling pri...

  • Sheriff's Office

    Whitman County Gazette|May 23, 2024

    COLFAX – The Whitman County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls from May 14 to May 20: May 14 12:17 a.m.- SR 195 and Country Club Road, westbound Country Club, Pullman. Traffic violation. 9:07 a.m.- Old Thornton Highway, milepost 4, Rosalia. Recovered stolen vehicle. 11:11 am.- 167 SR128, Red Wolf Bridge, Clarkston. Welfare check. 12:55 p.m.- South Hillcrest Drive, Hilltop RV Park, Colfax. Domestic dispute. 1:24 p.m.- South Main Street, ifo court house, Colfax. Traffic offense. 1:44 p.m.- Wawawai Road, Nisqually John Landing, Cla...

  • Memorial Day events around the county

    Teresa Simpson, Gazette Reporter|May 23, 2024

    COLFAX — Cemeteries across the county will fly the flag in remembrance of service men and women who gave their lives for their country. The annual Colfax event will be held at 10 a.m. at the cemetery, 804 State Route 272. Resident funeral director and longtime volunteer Craig Corbeill said they the call the program put on by the FFA students the Flag Program. Corbeill said that the program has happened for over 20 years, and that this year’s program will start with a service led by Pastor Bob Engles with singing provided by Craig and Kri...

  • Buy a Newspaper!

    Whitman County Gazette|May 23, 2024

    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 Endicott Endicott Food Center Garfield Schaut's Marketplace Palouse Palouse Family Market Pullman Dissmore's Rosalia Rosalia Market St. John Webb's Empire Foods Tekoa Tekoa Market Washtucna Java Bloom Daily Bulletin Routes A printed version of the Colfax Daily Bulletin is available to be delivered four times... Full story

  • Ella Louise Elkins Ellis "Wheezie"

    Whitman County Gazette|May 16, 2024

    Ella Louise Elkins Ellis "Wheezie", 89, passed away on May 10, 2024, at Pullman Regional Hospital. She was born August 11, 1934, to George and Esther (Eurich) Black in Spokane, Wash. She grew up in Oakesdale graduating with the class of 1952. She married Frank N. Elkins in 1952 and together they welcomed four children; Dana, Marian, Terry, and Kelly. She enjoyed being a stay-at-home mother and homemaker. After the kids were older, Louise went back to school earning her education degree from... Full story

  • Katie Schmick

    Katie Schmick

    Whitman County Gazette|May 16, 2024

    Katie Schmick passed away peacefully in Colfax, Washington on May 7, 2024. She lived a full life to the age of ninety-six. She was born in Corvallis, Oregon, on January 28, 1928. She grew up in Spokane and attended WSU. There she met her husband to be, Lloyd Schmick. They settled in on the farm outside of Colfax where they raised four children: Kirk (Debbie) of Spokane, Jim (Lyndi) of Seattle, Mary of Colfax, and Gary (Ann) of Elk. City girl Katie became a farm wife and mother every child... Full story

  • Paul Andrew Schluneger

    Paul Andrew Schluneger

    May 16, 2024

    Paul Andrew Schluneger, lifelong area resident, passed away May 8, 2024 at his Colfax home from cancer. He was 74. Paul was born December 10, 1949 to John and Veronica "Joey" Schluneger in Colfax. He was one of seven children raised in the Onecho area. He attended Colfax High School, graduating in 1968. He attended one year at Yakima Valley College, before returning home to marry his high school sweetheart, Anna Therrien in 1969. Paul was a self-employed semi-driver, hauling grain and... Full story

  • Senior Menus

    Whitman County Gazette|May 16, 2024

    Colfax Thursday, May 16 Pot roast, mashed potatoes with gravy, carrots, pears; apple, cranberry, pear crisp Monday, May 20 Homemade pizza, green salad, peaches and blueberries, ice cream sundae bar with toppings Colton Wednesday, May 22 Fiesta taco salad, chips, cheese, olives, tomatoes, salsa, sour cream; apricots; no bake cookie Palouse Wednesday, May 22 Pulled pork sandwich, coleslaw, vegetable tray, fruit, dessert Pullman Friday, May 17 Baked potato bar with chili, cheese, onions, sour cream, salsa; broccoli; peaches; s’mores cookie bars T...

  • Gospel concert in Colfax this weekend

    Justin Slayton, Whitman County Gazette|May 16, 2024

    COLFAX –– The family gospel quartet, “The Craguns” will be making a stop in Colfax for a concert at the Colfax Church of the Nazarene. The Craguns consist of husband and wife, Jordan and Elena Cragun, Ray Cragun and Savannah Cragun, who began the music group in 2013. Since then, the group has gone to tour the United State from east to west coast, release albums, perform in major venues and on radio and television. The group has been performing in Colfax for almost a decade according the Colfax Church of the Nazarene. Colfax Church of the Naz...

  • A tea party to remember hits The Center

    Teresa Simpson, Whitman County Gazette|May 16, 2024

    COLFAX -The Center was packed and decorated bringing in mothers, grandmothers and granddaughters dressed in their Sunday best for a tea party on Saturday, May 11. The Friends of the Libraries annual Afternoon Tea and Silent Auction brought in a good turnout this year according to Whitman County event Organizer Nanette Nebe. "I feel like the news of the tea from last year has spread," she said, adding that this year they were able to see families bringing in three generations. For several it was...

  • Colfax local awarded prestigious FFA award

    Olivia Harnack, Whitman County Gazette|May 16, 2024

    COLFAX - A local high school student was awarded the Washington State Star in Placement award during the Thursday, May 9 to Saturday, May 11, Future Farmers of America (FFA) State Convention. The state-level competition was held at Washington State University. J.P. Wigen, 18, of Colfax, earned the title of State Star for his work on his Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) project, which he connected to his love for farming. "I really do love farming, and it gave me a good time frame to...

  • Colfax holds final jazz band concert for the school year

    Teresa Simpson, Whitman County Gazette|May 16, 2024

    COLFAX- The Colfax Junior/High School held their final Jazz Band Concert for the year on Monday, May 13. First up was the smaller group including the students that compete, with a setlist including "Fancy Pants", "In a Sentimental Mood", and "Secret Love". Soloists were Lauryn York on the trumpet for "Fancy Pants"; Darin Repp on the trumpet and Walter McGraw on tenor sax for "In a Sentimental Mood", and Winona McGraw on trombone for "Secret Love". A total of 37 band members were on stage for...

  • Colfax end baseball year

    Jake Hull, Whitman County Gazette|May 16, 2024

    COLFAX - The Colfax Bulldogs baseball team watched as their season ended after a 3-2 defeat against the Asotin Panthers. The game against the Panthers was played on Wednesday, May 8, in Spokane. In the game, Asotin would strike first, scoring two runs in the bottom of the fourth inning. Colfax would respond with two runs in the top of the sixth inning to tie the game at two, however, the Panthers scored the go-ahead run in the bottom of the sixth to end the Bulldogs season. Senior pitcher JP...

  • Colfax week three adult golf league results

    Jake Hull, Whitman County Gazette|May 16, 2024

    COLFAX — After three sunny weeks in Colfax, the mens golf league results and standings are as follows: A-Bracket Almota Elevator: Nathan Johnson, 9, Steve Warwick (sub), 6, Tyson Rogers (sub), 12, Jeff Batterton, 11, total, 38. The McGregor Company: Matthew Scholz, 11, Phil Hergert, 13, Steve Evans, 11, Randy Lindbo (sub), 8, total, 43. Medical Micro Machining: Scott Snodgrass, 13, Jake Hahn, 10, Jonathon Morgan, 6, Rob Whitmore, 11, total, 40. Idaho Forest Group: Bye. Whitman Family Dental: Al Kirkpatrick, 9, Ken Arthur, 12, Ken McGreevy, 6...

  • Jail Log

    Whitman County Gazette|May 16, 2024

    COLFAX—The Whitman County Jail reported the following individuals booked from May 7 through May 13: May 7 Michael Chad Shaffer, 50, Warrant DUI. $50,000 bond or $5,000 cash bail through District Court. May 10 Mathew Tomas Martiniz, 38, residential burglary, malicious mischief 3rd degree. $10,000 bond or $1,000 cash bail through Superior Court. Gino Gonzaga Rodriquez, 61, USMS hold, federal violation. Held without bail through Federal Court. Clayton Meade Sprouse, 33, two charges of harassment previous conviction or death threat or criminal just...

  • Colfax Police Log

    Whitman County Gazette|May 16, 2024

    COLFAX — The Colfax Police Department responded to the following calls from May 3 to May 6: May 3 12:08 a.m.- Welfare check East Golgotha Street. 12:34 p.m.- Welfare check North Main Street. 2:30 p.m.- Parking problem South East Street and East Cooper Street. 3:10 p.m.- SR 195 traffic violation. 10:18 p.m.- Parking problem North Main Street. May 4 12:35 a.m.- Burglary East James Street. 8:28 a.m.- Civil call North Mill Street. 6:40 p.m.- Suspicious vehicle North Mill Street. 7:39 p.m.- Controlled substance problem West Fairview Street. May 5 1...

  • Sheriff's Logs

    Whitman County Gazette|May 16, 2024

    COLFAX – The Whitman County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls from May 7 to May 13: May 7 8:33 a.m.- North Mill Street, Colfax. Other law enforcement calls. 9:13 a.m.- North Mill Street, Colfax. Fingerprints. 9:20 a.m.- North Mill Street, Colfax. Fingerprints. 11:41 a.m.- North Ramsey Street, Tekoa. Abnormal behavior. 12:03 p.m.- West Spring Street and North High Street, Uniontown. Suspicious person. 12:08 p.m.- West Nob Hill Street, St. John. DARE. 1:44 p.m.- Hume Road and Scholz Road, Colfax. Two loose cows. 6:39 p.m.- Col...

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