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Colfax, Tekoa-Rosalia teams make 'mud run'

COLBERT – A Tekoa-Rosalia girls cross country runner took third and a Colfax Bulldogs' boy ran for fourth place at a jamboree on Sept. 7. The teams met at the Josh Wright Memorial Jamboree, also...

 

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

 

Heatons celebrate 60th anniversary

TEKOA — Lifelong Tekoa residents Larry and Virginia Heaton are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary this weekend with a family dinner hosted by their children, John Heaton and Kellie Coffey,...

 
 By Bill Stevenson    News    September 16, 2021 

Kitchen fire damages Tekoa apartments

TEKOA — Three of Wheatland Apartments units in Tekoa were damaged during a fire on Sept. 9. “A neighbor called it in and said there was fire coming out the windows,” said Whitman County Fire...

 

Land transactions

Kyle and Emily Dixon, of Palouse, sold 505 S Wall Street in Palouse to Shishona and Jacob Turner, of Moscow, Idaho, parcel 8-0800-00-00-00-0086, selling price $365,000, statutory warranty deed, Aug. 14 Robert and Cheryl Rodeen, of Colton, sold...

 

Sheriff's office

Monday, Aug. 30 2:28 a.m. – Fairview Street, Colfax – A deputy assisted with a person having mental health issues leading to him, to slam ambulance doors. 8:22 a.m. – SR 270, Pullman – AA deputy responded to a burglary alarm. 8:23 a.m. – Ol...

 

Whitman County Sheriff's Log

Monday, Aug. 23 12:57 a.m. – Nye Street, Pullman – Vernon O. Calhoun, 58, was arrested for driving while license suspended. Melena R. Powers, 34, was arrested for possession of illegal drugs. 7:19 a.m. – Fairview Avenue, Rosalia – A deputy...

 

Land Transactions

Gavin Jones and Jared Giezelman, of Palouse, sold 104-104 ½ Second Street in Albion to AKHA Inc., of Palouse, parcels 1-0015-99-14-02-0000, 1-0015-99-14-02-0001, 1-0015-99-14-02-0002, selling price $130,240, quit claim deed, Aug. 2 Joshua and Sarah...

 

Land transactions

Jason and Mindy Robinson, of Tekoa, sold 141 S Water Street in Tekoa to Loren Myrick, parcel 1-1790-00-02-06-0000, selling price $25,000, statutory warranty deed, July 27 Sundance South LLC, of Pullman, sold 805 SW wallowa Street in Pullman to Bobo...

 

Sheriff's office

Monday, Aug. 16 1:07 a.m. – B Street, Pullman – A deputy investigated an “alcohol offense.” 6:40 a.m. – Farmington Road, Farmington – A deputy responded to a report of a crash. It was unknown if there were injuries. 7:59 a.m. – Howard S...

 

Girl hospitalized for dog bite

TEKOA — A 10-year-old Tekoa girl required surgery for a dog bite on Aug. 18. The girls went to a home on North Ramsey Street to play with a friend, said Whitman County Undersheriff Chris Chapman. When she entered the yard, an older black and white...

 

Whitman County included in network of bike routes

TEKOA - Four new bicycle routes include Tekoa, Clarkston, and the Palouse in a national network. Adventure Cycling Association designated 18 new U.S. bicycle routes in five states, adding 2,903 miles...

 

Meetings set for parents of Tekoa-Rosalia athletes

ROSALIA - Parents of Tekoa-Rosalia athletes in combined sports programs are meeting to learn about the upcoming seasons. On Thursday, Aug. 19, two meetings are planned for Rosalia High School at 916...

 
U.S. Paralympics Susannah Scaroni

Tekoa athlete represents US on Aug. 24

TOKYO – Susannah Scaroni is competing for the USA on the track and field team in the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo. Scaroni is one of the 65 people on the track and field team. Team USA has 240...

 

Tekoa-Rosalia boys to face three ranked teams

TEKOA — The Tekoa-Rosalia Timberwolves face a tough gridiron schedule when they take the field this fall. The boys football team is competing in the 1B Southeast (eight-man) league this season....

 

Whitman County Sheriff's log

Monday, Aug. 9 1:49 a.m. – SR 195, Colfax – A deputy assisted the Washington State Patrol. 2:17 a.m. – Walla Walla highway, Colfax – Zachary J. Felzer was arrested on a warrant. 11:06 a.m. – Whitman Avenue, Rosalia – A deputy conducted a...

 

Assistance with bills, mortgages offered

LACROSSE - The Whitman County Community Action Center is offering to assist county residents who have fallen behind in paying their water and power bills or mortgages. Center staff is visiting...

 

Constance 'Connie' Rae Underwood

Constance ‘Connie’ Rae Underwood passed peacefully on July 21, 2021. Connie was born Sept. 18, 1939, to Reynold and Genevieve Oenning on the family farm in Tensed, Idaho. She attended schools in Tekoa, Washington, until the family moved to... Full story

 

Whitman County Sheriff's log

Monday, Aug. 2 12:37 a.m. – Front Street, Albion – A deputy responded to a report of a suicidal person. One person was taken to the hospital. 2:22 a.m. – Pullman Airport Road, Pullman – A deputy responded to a report of a burglary alarm....

 

Land transactions

David Smith transferred 108 Woodworth Street in Uniontown to Lynn Smith, parcel 1-1820-00-01-11-0000, no assessed value listed, quit claim deed, July 17. Mathew and Britney Hansen, of Uniontown, acquired the property before being married and...

 
 By Garth Meyer    News    August 12, 2021

Son of Rosalia

ROSALIA - "Where's my picture?" "How come it didn't get in?" "It better get in next week. Put it on the front page." Mike Day, of Rosalia, has been a contributor to the Whitman County Gazette since...

 

Leorman 'Lee' W. Sczenski

Lee Sczenski, age 89, passed away July 24, 2021, at his home in Tekoa, Washington, from heart failure. A memorial gathering will be held at the family home in Tekoa at 405 E. Henkle Street at 1:00 PM on Saturday, August 7, 2021. A family urn burial... Full story

 

Sheriff's office

Monday, July 26 5:29 a.m. – Tennessee Street, Steptoe – A deputy conducted a welfare check. 9:25 a.m. – Sheriff’s office – A sex offender registered their address. 10:22 a.m. – Second Street, Garfield – A deputy assisted a citizen....

 
 By Bill Stevenson    News    August 5, 2021

Rosalia wired with fiber optic internet

ROSALIA - Port of Whitman County and Ziply Fiber delivers fiber optic Internet to about 300 homes and businesses starting today. "Rosalia's Internet connectivity (is) on par with major cities across...

 

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