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Donna Rae Hill obituary

Donna Rae Hill

Donna passed away peacefully at home on December 29 at age 94. She was born to Russell Dial and Della (Woods) Dial October 22, 1927, in Palouse, Washington. Donna attended elementary school and high... Full story

 
Alice Barlass obituary

Alice Barlass

Alice Barlass, Colfax resident, passed away of natural causes on January 4, 2022 at the Trios Health Hospital in Kennewick, Wash., where she had been taken following a recent hospitalization. She was... Full story

 

Cell phone found in Palouse

PALOUSE — A cell phone was found on Main Street and community leaders want to return it to its owner. The phone was found at Palouse Market and turned in, according to Deputy Clerk Misty La Follett. To claim the phone, call the market at...

 

Sheriff's Office

COLFAX — Here are the calls for service from the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office from Jan. 4-10: Jan. 4 Driving while license suspended on Fairmount Road, Pullman. Vehicle stuck in a snowbank on O’Donnell Road, Pullman. Vehicle stuck in the...

 

Good Old Days

125 years ago Colfax Gazette Friday, Jan. 15, 1897 All Whitman County Officials Are Now Populists The county is now under populist guidance and control. Monday noon, January 11, the last remnant of...

 
 By Roger Harnack    Sports    January 13, 2022 

Montgomery wins gold for Garfield-Palouse

COLBERT - Two Whitman County wrestlers brought home medals Saturday, Jan. 8, from the Crusader Classic at Northwest Christian School. Walker Montgomery of Garfield-Palouse brought home gold at 126...

 

State lawmaker looking to be rid of park fees

OLYMPIA - Washington state has a lot of parks and outdoor recreation areas that require people to either pay for an annual $30 Discover Pass or $10 daily passes to visit certain areas including...

 

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... Full story

 

January Senior Menus

Jan. 3-7 Colfax Monday – Potato bar: Chili, cheese, bacon bits, onions and sour cream; Broccoli, tropical fruit & dessert Thursday – Meatloaf, roasted red potatoes, vegetables, pears & dessert Colton Wednesday – Meatloaf, roasted red potatoes,... Full story

 
Lyle Raymond Bruce obituary

Lyle Raymond Bruce

Lyle Raymond Bruce passed away on December 31, 2021, at the age of 79, in Spokane, Wash. He left this world suddenly, but we can rest assured knowing that the "Spud King" is now in heaven tending to G... Full story

 
Pamela Jacobs obituary

Pamela Jo (Tate) Jacobs

Pamela Jo (Tate) Jacobs passed away peacefully in her sleep at her home in Stanwood, Wash., on the morning of Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, from a heart condition. Pam was born Christmas Day, Dec. 25,... Full story

 

Land transactions

Dianne Boonreif and Jo Ellen Kostoff, of Newport, sold agricultural land to Michael and Michele Brown, of Oakesdale, parcels 2-0000-48-18-13-1590, 2-0000-44-18-18-2000, selling price $507,862, statutory warranty deed, Dec. 20 Dianne Boonreif and Jo...

 

Colfax police

Monday, Dec. 27 9:11 a.m. – Undisclosed – The chief responded to “other law enforcement calls.” 5:52 p.m. – Lake Street – An officer, EMTs and the fire department responded to a domestic dispute and two people were arrested. 9:40 p.m....

 

Sheriff's office

Monday, Dec. 27 9:06 a.m. – Whitman Avenue, Rosalia – A deputy conducted a welfare check. 10:47 a.m. – Albion Road, Pullman – A vehicle slid off the road. 11:12 a.m. – Ramsey Street, Tekoa – A deputy responded to a report of a...

 
Whitman County Baby New Year of 1972

Good Old Days

125 Years Ago Colfax Gazette Friday, January 1, 1897 The Grain Market Last Day of Year Shows Highest Prices Since 1892 The local grain market for 1896, closed on Thursday Dec. 31, with top-notch price...

 

Palouse works on amendment to allow for secondary homes

PALOUSE — Palouse continues working on a proposal to allow secondary homes, known as Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs). Before the city council can approve amending Municipal Code, Title 17, to allow construction of additional homes on property the...

 

Palouse considers new walking paths

PALOUSE — Palouse started considering the construction of walking paths during the city’s planning commission meeting for December. Holly White began the discussion, asking how the city could improve the paths residents use for walking....

 
 By Olivia Harnack    News    January 6, 2022

Crashes keep law enforcement occupied

COLFAX — Blowing snow and crashes kept law enforcement busy Tuesday following an overnight storm. The Whitman County Sheriff’s Office responded to more than 20 crashes during Monday’s...

 
Jay Vernon McClanahan

Jay Vernon McClanahan

Jay Vernon McClanahan, 58, was born to Floyd and Rita McClanahan on Feb. 22, 1963, in Lewistown, Mont. He passed away December 18, 2021 at his home in Moscow, Idaho, after a lengthy battle with... Full story

 
Shirley Ilene Bruce

Shirley Ilene Bruce

Funeral services for S. Ilene Bruce, age 92, will be held Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at 10:00 a.m., at the Farmington Seventh-day Adventist Church in Farmington, Wash., with Pastor Hal Whitman... Full story

 

Land transactions

Town of LaCrosse sold undisclosed land in town to Nancy Taylor, of Aurora, Ore., parcel 1-0540-00-00-00-0061, selling price $50, statutory warranty deed, Nov. 29 Lelia Hayward, heir of Ronald Hayward, John Hayward, Susan Hayward, and Steve Hayward,...

 

Report: Drought conditions improving slightly

SPOKANE — The National Weather Service released a report in December breaking down the moisture and drought information for the Inland Northwest. Drought conditions have shown small improvements throughout the month of December across the Inland...

 

Palouse needs a new councilmember

PALOUSE – The City of Palouse needs to fill a vacant councilmember seat. Palouse is accepting letters of interest to fill vacated council position 3 to serve until Dec. 31, 2024. “This is a council-appointed position and is open until filled,...

 

Colfax police

Monday, Dec. 20 1:38 a.m. – Mill Street – An officer assisted an agency. 9:09 a.m. – First Street – The chief responded to a disabled semi-truck blocking the road. 10:36 a.m. – Main Street – The chief spoke to a person about someone who w...

 

Boys wrestle at Tri-County Classic

SPOKANE VALLEY - Four Whitman County boy wrestlers earned top spots at the Tri-County Classic on Dec. 23. Walker Montgomery wrestled at 120 pounds for Garfield-Palouse. Tekoa-Rosalia's Bryce Casey...

 

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