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Christina Ward plans to be a second-generation farmer in Rosalia.

Rosalia graduate Ward receives scholarship

ROSALIA – Rosalia High School senior Christina Ward, of Latah, received a $1,000 scholarship from the Whitman County Association of REALTORS® (WCAR). The daughter of Greg and Michelle Ward, she...


Sheriff's Office

Monday, June 7 10:39 a.m. – SR 195, Colfax – A deputy responded to a disabled vehicle. 11:17 a.m. – Madison Street, Tekoa – A deputy conducted a welfare-check. A person was taken to the hospital. 2:25 p.m. – Sheriff’s office – A...


Sheriff's office

Monday, May 31 9:58 P.M. – Granite Road, Colfax – A deputy responded to a crash. 3:21 p.m. – Granite Point, Colton – A deputy responded to the Army Corps of Engineers. 7:37 p.m. – SR 193, Clarkston – Some items were found and reported to...


Good Old Days

125 years ago The Commoner June 5, 1896 Tekoa is talking of organizing a fire department. Rosalia will have a harness and saddlery establishment in the near future. J.T. Lobaugh, ex-postmaster of Pullman, is going into the grocery business in that...

 By Roger Harnack    News    June 10, 2021

Rosalia Trestle work may finish June 23

ROSALIA - Crews working on the Rosalia Trestle restoration project expect to finish around June 23. Motorists on Rosalia Road should expect delays of up to 20 minutes between Pine City-Malden Road...

 By Roger Harnack    Sports    June 10, 2021

Mennonite cyclists riding cross-country

TEKOA - A Mennonite cycling group crossing the U.S. to race awareness for climate action rode out of the state on June 5, after spending the last several days in Eastern Washington. The group of 16 ri...

 By Garth Meyer    Sports    June 10, 2021

Rosalia's Beach ends rowing career at nationals

SARASOTA, FLA. - Rosalia's Hannah Beach rowed with seven other women from Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) to a fifth-place finish in the NCAA Division III national crew championships. PLU made it...

 By Roger Harnack    News    June 10, 2021

Riders complete John Wayne trail

TEKOA – "My horse and I are tough enough." That was the mantra of John Wayne Pioneer Wagons and Riders who completed the grueling 200-plus-mile, two-week trail ride on June 4. The wagon train and...


Sheriff's office

Monday, May 24 8:08 a.m. – Star Avenue, LaCrosse – A deputy spoke with a citizen who had questions. 12:50 p.m. – First Street, Albion – A deputy responded to a missing person report. 1:15 p.m. – Front Street, Albion – There was a report o...

 By Bill Stevenson    Sports    June 3, 2021

Five towns, two teams, one game

ROSALIA - St. John-Endicott-LaCrosse Eagles boys met the Tekoa-Rosalia Timberwolves on the hardwoods to win 71-50. The two teams, representing five Whitman County communities, played basketball on...

 By Roger Harnack    News    June 3, 2021

John Wayne riders arrive in Tekoa

TEKOA - The John Wayne Trail Riders have reached their final destination. Riders have been arriving here all day today, June 3, following a trek along the 285-mile John Wayne Pioneer Trail, now...


Good Old Days: May 27, 2021

125 years ago The Commoner May 22, 1896 Mrs. Julia E. McClung died near Palouse May 7 of quick consumption. Edward Powe and Winnifred Chapin were married Near Kamiak May 13. The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Thos. McQueen of Farmington died Sunday May...


Sheriff's office

Monday, May 17 5:03 a.m. – Carothers Roads, Pullman – A deputy responded to a hang-up call. 7:46 a.m. – Pullman Airport Road, Pullman – A deputy responded to a citizen with as complaint about the mask mandate and told the citizen it was a...


Four grants for local health care

LEWISTON, Idaho — Several Whitman County organizations were selected to receive grants from the Lewis-Clark Valley Healthcare Foundation. More than $32,000 in small grants is approved to help organizations dealing with local health care issues....


Oletia Simpson

Oletia Simpson, age 83, passed away in her St. John home on Saturday, May 15, surrounded by her family. Letia was born Gladys Oletia Johnson on May 9, 1938, to Lindell Scott and Mildred Dawn (Pike)... Full story

Barbara Ruth Brown

Barbara Ruth Brown

Barbara Ruth Brown of Rosalia, Washington, known as "Ruth", passed away on May 8, 2021, at the age of 89 years old. She ran out of strength to recover from a fall in her home. The daughter of Marvin... Full story

 By Staff Report    Records    May 20, 2021

Land Transactions

Shelly Boyer, of Hayden, Idaho, sold 2201 Whelan Road in Pullman to Fred Wexler III, of Pullman, parcels 2-0000-45-15-212-2900, 2-0000-45-15-15-3900, 2-0000-45-15-15-4900, 2-0000-45-15-14-3690, selling price $150,000, statutory warranty deed, May 3...

 By Bill Stevenson    News    May 20, 2021

Rosalia man sentenced for setting fire near mobile homes

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 Bill Stevenson    News    May 20, 2021

Tekoa-Rosalia cancels all 'winter' sports

TEKOA – COVID strikes again as administrators shut down Tekoa-Rosalia Timberwolves’ basketball and wrestling for the year. After Tekoa School District decided to return to online teaching, it triggered an agreement, said Athletic Director Rosie...

 By Bill Stevenson    News    May 20, 2021

Former undersheriff's ex-wife sues county

SPOKANE — Barbara Rockness is suing Whitman County for lack of a policy prohibiting romantic relationships between deputies and former victims of crime. The Rosalia woman named her ex-husband and...

 By Bill Stevenson    Sports    May 20, 2021

Tekoa-Rosalia seniors get to play basketball

TEKOA – After their season was canceled, Tekoa-Rosalia Athletic Director Rosie McLain was happy to announce they will have a two-game season. The boys' basketball team has two seniors this season...

Patricia Porter obituary photo

Patricia Anne Porter

Patricia Anne Porter, 86, passed away April 30, 2021, at the Spokane Hospice House. Patty was born in Oakesdale, Wash., on January 21, 1935, to the late George Schley and Sidonia (Wiemer) Littleton.... Full story

 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,...


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