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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...

 

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, ....

 

Constance 'Connie' Joan Schwartz Lynd

Constance “Connie” Joan Schwartz Lynd, 86, of Palouse, Wash. passed away June 1, 2022 at Glen Haven Adult Family Home in Pullman, Wash. Connie was born Nov. 16, 1935, in Havre, Mont., to Henry...

 
 By Karen Broeckel    News    June 30, 2022 

Dusty News

Brian and Angela Broeckel were hosts to long-time friend Sally Wadekamper of Minneapolis, Minn., from June 21-30. Wadekamper returned to her home after having a great time in the Palouse area. Overnight guests Friday at the home of Karen Broeckel...

 

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....

 
 By Reid Thompson    News    June 30, 2022 

Endicott, Pullman plan Independence Day celebrations

ENDICOTT - Two Whitman County communities will be going all out for Independence Day. Endicott and Pullman are both hosting patriotic events Monday, July 4. The town of Endicott will be hosting a Fourth of July celebration that includes a parade,...

 
 By Reid Thompson    News    June 30, 2022 

Three jailed in drug probe

PALOUSE — Three people are in the Whitman County Jail in connection with a Fentanyl distribution case. Robert Warren Daggett, 53, and Dawn Marie Daggett, 50, both of Palouse; and Robert Jerome Ensley, 37, of Pullman, are facing drug related...

 
 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 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...

 

Colby Dugger places in pickup races in Lind

The Gazette LIND – A Palouse man raced his pickup to Top 3 finishes in several heats of the annual Lind Combine Derby on Friday and Saturday, June 10-11: Colby Dugger raced to a third-place finish of Pickup Heat No. 1 to open his racing Friday...

 

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...

 
 By Reid Thompson    People    June 23, 2022

Good Ol' Days

125 Years Ago From the Colfax Gazette, Friday, June 25, 1897 Scaffold Be Erected Immediately No Appeal Yet Sheriff Sims states that the erection of the gallows upon which he designs to hang Leonard on...

 

Garfield-Palouse graduates receive scholarships

PALOUSE — Several Garfield-Palouse graduates racked up thousands of dollars in scholarships as they head into community colleges and universities. Here are the scholarships that were awarded: Myles Bowechop, attending Washington State University...

 
 By Roger Harnack    News    June 23, 2022

Tekoa Trestle reopens

TEKOA - Nearly 50 people turned out Sunday morning, June 5, for the reopening of the historic Tekoa Trestle. The John Wayne Pioneer Wagons and Riders Association crossed the span in the pouring rain...

 
 By Kenzie Ries    Records    June 23, 2022

Sheriff's Office

June 14 10:21 a.m. – East Mohr Street, Palouse. Agency assistance. Deputy assisted Palouse Police Department with a call. 11:39 a.m. – Rose Creek Road; residential, Pullman. Burglary/intrusion. Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a...

 
 By Teresa Simpson    People    June 23, 2022

Muzzleloaders take shot at keeping history alive

COLFAX — The Palouse Hills Muzzleloaders will be in Colfax on June 24-26 for their 32nd annual rendezvous. The encampment will be 2.5 miles off Manning Road. “Go up the hill by Les Schwab, where the old covered bridge was,” said Muzzleloader...

 
 By Teresa Simpson    News    June 23, 2022

Colfax history - railroad arrives

COLFAX — On Nov. 10, 1883, the first Columbia and Palouse Railroad train arrived in Colfax. By 1916, three rail lines (the Northern Pacific, Oregon-Washington Railroad and Navigation Company, and...

 

Summer intern joins Gazette

COLFAX — A Potlatch, Idaho, man has joined the Whitman County Gazette as a summer reporter intern. Reid Thompson, 20, began his internship Monday, June 13. He is a junior studying journalism and int...

 
 By Teresa Simpson    News    June 23, 2022

Flash flood water recedes

PALOUSE — City Public Works Superintendent Mike Wolf said Tuesday, June 21, that flood waters have receded and life is returning to normal. He was talking about water from the flash flooding that...

 
 By Olivia Harnack    Sports    June 23, 2022

Palouse swim team getting underway

PALOUSE — The first swim team practice of the season is set for noon to 1 p.m. Monday, June 27. Tryouts are not required, officials said. To compete, swimmers must be able to complete the following: Swim 25 yards of any stroke if you are 10 and...

 

Glen M. Smith

Glen M. Smith, 83, a resident of Pullman, Wash., and a longtime resident of Palouse, Wash., passed away on June 8, 2022 at the Avalon Care Center in Pullman, Wash. Glen was born July 27, 1938 in...

 

Larry Gene Schroetlin

Larry G. Schroetlin, 74, of passed away Thursday, May 26, 2022, at his rural Garfield, Wash., home. Larry was born Aug. 27, 1947 in Spokane, Wash., to Solomon and Bertha (Schoepflin) Schroetlin. Larry attended his early schooling at Farmington,...

 
 By Teresa Simpson    People    June 16, 2022

Snake River Family Festival set for Boyer Park

COLFAX - Boyer Park and Marina will host the annual Snake River Family Festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 18. The annual festival at 1752 Granite Road is free and features a barbecue...

 

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