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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 Bill Stevenson    News    June 10, 2021 

Tekoa pool expected to open June 28

TEKOA – The Tekoa pool is opening for the first time in two years on June 28 due to state COVID protocols and maintenance issues. The city pool normally opens on June 12, the last day of school,...

 
 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 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...

 
Nicole M. Overton

Nicole Morgan Overton

A loved daughter, granddaughter, sister, niece, cousin and friend, Nicole Morgan Overton left this world unexpectedly on May 23, 2021. Born in Spokane, Washington, on September 18, 1998, to Phillip... Full story

 

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...

 
 By Bill Stevenson    Opinion    May 27, 2021

Chaos of a short sports season

Sports are important for more than entertainment. For our young student-athletes, it helps them be healthy, learn the importance of teamwork, how hard work can pay off with success, and how to cope...

 
 By Staff Report    Records    May 20, 2021

Sheriff's Office

Monday, May 10 12:53 a.m. – Pullman Airport Road. Pullman – A deputy checked on a burglary alarm. (No reports for 8 hours) 9:13 a.m. – Sheriff’s office – A deputy gave a citizen a ride. 9:14 a.m. – Fairview Avenue, Colfax – A deputy...

 
 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

Alleged gas thieves strikeout in Tekoa

TEKOA – A couple from Idaho failed to find gas in a lawnmower trailer in Tekoa on May 11, instead, they found themselves a stay in jail. Danielee K. Zurcher, 20, of Plummer, of Idaho, and Misty D. P...

 
 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...

 
 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,...

 

Sheriff's office

Monday, May 3 6:28 a.m. – Albion Road, Pullman – There was a non-injury crash. (No reports for seven hours) 1:43 p.m. – Little Goose Dam Road, LaCrosse – A deputy responded to a civil court matter. 3:57 p.m. – McGrady Road, Colfax ...

 

Good Old Days: 100 years ago

The first National Hospital Day ever observed in America, May 12, brought hundreds of visitors to St. Ignatius hospital in this city, where visitors were received from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., and from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Visitors were...

 
 By Staff Report    News    May 13, 2021

Candidate filing period starts May 17

COLFAX — The online filing period for political candidates begins May 17 for Whitman County. Applications to run for office are due by 4 p.m. on May 21 to be on the ballot for the November election, according to the Whitman County Auditor’s...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    May 13, 2021
Five players attended a district golf match.

Tekoa-Rosalia players named Northeast Girls 1B/2B Golf Champions

DEER PARK — Five Tekoa-Rosalia Timberwolves played at Districts on May 3 in Deer Park and the girls came away champions. Colfax Bulldogs' Kennedy Schmidt took first place shooting a 107....

 
 By Roger Harnack    News    May 13, 2021
A worker from Rock Supremacy sprays shotcrete.

Crew continues repairing Rosalia Trestle

ROSALIA — Work continues on the Rosalia Trestle with the application of shotcrete to shore up damaged concrete. The work is being completed by Bend, Ore.-based Rock Supremacy, said Washington State...

 

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