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 By Olivia Harnack    People    June 30, 2022 

Tate awarded Realtors scholarship

COLFAX - A recent graduate has received a $1,000 scholarship from the Whitman County Association of Realtors. Katherine Izette Tate, 17, of Colfax, received the award for her civic and social...

 

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...

 
 By Teresa Simpson    People    June 30, 2022 

Mural in the Works

A mural for the July 23-24 celebration of Colfax history is currently being painted on the north wall of the Whitman County Public Works building next to Jim’s Service Center, 322 N. Main St....

 

Roberta Lee (Moormann) Brannon

Roberta “Bobbie” Lee Brannon, passed away June 13, 2022, after bravely fighting a battle with cancer. The daughter of Bernard “Barney” and Rosemarie Moormann, she was born Nov. 11, 1951, ....

 

Alice Hofmann

Alice was taken from us unexpectedly June 8, 2022. She was born Sept. 4, 1936, in Potlatch, Idaho, the fourth of five children to James an Amelia Bacca. There, she attended Onaway Grade School,...

 

Lois Marilyn (Aeschliman) Morasch

Lois Marilyn (Aeschliman) Morasch, 87, entered into rest June 26, 2022, in Spokane. She was born March 5 , 1935, to Sam and Julia Aeschliman at Colfax, Wash., raised on a farm, and graduated from...

 

Randy W. Brophy

Randy W. Brophy, 64, of Pullman, Wash., passed away June 22, 2022 at his Pullman home. Randy was born Dec. 20, 1957, in Colfax, Wash., to William and Juanita (Jones) Brophy. The family moved to...

 
 News    June 30, 2022 

Three win train treasure hunt

COLFAX — Three local youth won the Railroad Days train treasure hunt Sunday, June 19. The three passport winners are Dawson Little, Kashton Little and Jacob Pierce, all of Colfax. “There were 15 participants. It’s always interesting to see how...

 

Good Ol' Days

125 Years Ago From the Colfax Gazette, Friday, July 2, 1897 Grand Veteran Reunion The recently organized Whitman County Union Veterans association will hold its first annual encampment on July 15 and...

 

County Jail

COLFAX – The Whitman County Jail reported the following bookings between June 24-28: Brandon Kenneth Arnold, 35, booked June 24 for burglary, theft and theft of a firearm. Robert Warren Daggett, 53 booked June 24 for possession of a controlled...

 

Colfax Police

June 17 9:51 a.m. – Welfare check. 10:24 a.m. – Citizen ride. Officer requested a case number. 9:40 p.m. – Suspicious person/circumstance. June 18 9:36 a.m. – Suspicious person/circumstance. 11:22 a.m. – Domestic dispute. 1:06 p.m. ...

 

Sheriff's Office

COLFAX — The Whitman County Sheriff’s Office responded for the following calls for service between June 17-27: June 17 2:46 a.m. – Whitman Road and Weber Road, Pullman. Suspiciouse person/circumstance. Deputy responded to a report of a...

 

Land Transactions

COLFAX — The Whitman County Assessor’s Office reported the following land transactions between June 13-28: June 13 Heather Robertson of Moscow, 244 N.W. Clay Court, Pullman, to Sean Robertson of Moscow, $10. Bruce P Calkins of Spokane, 235 E....

 
 News    June 30, 2022 

When can you light fireworks?

COLFAX — Under state law, retail fireworks stands could open at noon Tuesday, June 28. Fireworks can be sold from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily through July 4. They can also be sold from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. July 5. State law allows personal fireworks to be...

 
 By Teresa Simpson    People    June 30, 2022 

Reliving history

Palouse Hills Muzzleloaders brought history to life Friday and Saturday, June 24-25, at their encampment outside Colfax. In addition to keeping history alive, they also competed in shooting and axe...

 
 By Olivia Harnack    News    June 30, 2022 

County offices have new move-in projection

COLFAX — Construction on the courthouse continues with a new move-in date set for sometime in August. Facilities Management Director Brandy Dean said ceiling installation, and floor preparation, and installation on the second floor were to be...

 
 By Teresa Simpson    News    June 30, 2022 

Garfield native buys local meat shop

GARFIELD - After more than 25 years, owner Tom Tevlin has sold Garfield Meats. The new owner is 40-year-old Garfield native Robby Riedinger. Tevlin, 60, originally from the Tri-Cities, bought the meat...

 

Wheat becomes future of Colfax

COLFAX — Trains may have spurred growth in Whitman County and launched what today has become the city of Colfax. But even in the 1880s, residents knew wheat was in their future. The Palouse Gazette from October 1881 gave what local farmers and the...

 

Black powder, axes and knives Oh My!

COLFAX-Palouse Hills Muzzleloaders camped outside the city for a weekend of history, shooting and other activities. Events kicked off Friday, June 24, at the rendezvous near Green Hollow Road, down a...

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Whitman County Commissioners have set the date of Tuesday, July 5, 2022, at 10:20 a.m. in the Public Service Building Auditorium, Colfax, WA, for proposed amendment #2 to the 2022 Whitman County budget. At that time,...

 

SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON COUNTY OF WHITMAN

No. 22-7-00030-38 Welfare of ANDREA BAIRD (DOB: 06/11/20 No. 22-7-00031-38 Welfare of BRODY BRIDGE (DOB: 01/27/17) No. 22-7-00032-38 Welfare of BAILEY BRIDGE (DOB: 07/22/13) NOTICE AND SUMMONS/ORDER TERMINATION AND ADVICE OF RIGHTS State of Washingto...

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Hearing will be held Monday July 5th at 1:30 PM in the Whitman County Public Service Building Auditorium, Colfax, Washington, for proposed amendments to Whitman County Comprehensive Plan. Any person may attend the...

 

Douglas L. Brannon

LaCrosse, Wash., native Douglas L. Brannon, 80, of Lewiston, Idaho, passed away Thursday, June 16, 2022 at Royal Plaza Rehabilitation Center in Lewiston. A graveside service will be at 3 p.m....

 

Joyce M. Simpson

Surrounded by love and family, Joyce Madine Simpson passed away peacefully June 16, 2022, at her daughter’s home in Pullman at the vibrant, youthful age of 87, joining her husband, John; and son,...

 
 By Karen Broeckel    People    June 23, 2022

Dusty News

Thirteen of David Stueckle’s family celebrated Father’s Day at Shmuck Park in Colfax on Sunday. Besides David, others present included Doug, Cheryl and Ashleigh, Ann Marie and daughter Kira, Nathan and Rebecca and son Jonathan and Andrea and...

 

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