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Legal Notices: Nov. 26, 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that there will be a Solid Waste Advisory Committee meeting on Tuesday, December 8th) 2020 at 3 pm via zoom. Due to COVID-19, the SWAC meeting is closed to in person attendance. Remote participation is available...

 

Deputies warn of Medicare scam

COLFAX — Local law enforcement have received reports of a new scam with a caller posing as a Medicare representative. According to police, a resident called Whitman and Latah counties’ sheriff’s offices after receiving a call from someone...

 

Man arraigned on meth charge

PULLMAN — A man was arraigned Friday, Nov. 20, in Whitman County Superior Court on a possession of methamphetamine charge. Jason Allen, 46, remained in the Whitman County Jail on a $25,000 bond as of press time. He was booked into jail on charges...

 

Whitman County Sheriff's Office

COLFAX — Here are the daily dispatch logs for the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office for Nov. 16-22: Monday, Nov. 16 3:45 a.m. — Farmington — East Chestnut Road — Communications problem; erroneous 911 call. 7:52 a.m. — Rosalia — North...

 
 By Tedd Nealey    Opinion    November 26, 2020 

Lessons of a LaCrosse farmer

Since I am now in the process of retiring after more than 40 years of farming, I thought I would pass along some of the things I have learned. I remember as a kid there were ditches in the field from erosion that required filling before crossing...

 
Don Hall

Don Hall

Don Hall, of Steptoe, passed away on November 18, 2020, at Whitman Hospital in Colfax. He was 91. Private services for the family are follows; the Vigil Service was Sunday, November 22nd, at 7:00...

 
 By Jana Mathia    People    November 26, 2020 

Chaplaincy budget impacted by coronavirus mandates

COLFAX — Many events have been canceled this year and the consequences have been near and far-reaching. The cancelation of United Methodists Women’s annual potato bar meant less spud consumption and less funding for the Whitman County...

 
 By Jana Mathia    People    November 26, 2020 

Diamond Fire growing with assistance

DIAMOND - New vehicle, coveralls and members, oh my! The Diamond Fire Department has seen a lot of improvement since the Labor Day fires, mostly due to support of other departments in Rural Fire...

 
 By Staff Report    People    November 26, 2020 

Museum impacted by COVID orders

COLFAX — The Perkins House and Whitman County Historical Society have repurposed Christmas decorations in the wake of the coronavirus quarantine orders issued last week by Gov. Jay Inslee. Outreach Coordinator Jill Gfeller and volunteers said they...

 

Library shutters in-person events

COLFAX — The Whitman County Library District has canceled all in-person programs in response to Gov. Jay Inslee’s new quarantine orders. The programs were shuttered Nov. 17. While the governor’s orders do not specifically mention libraries,...

 
 By Staff Report    News    November 26, 2020 

Library to make voluntary changes

COLFAX — The Whitman County Library District has canceled all in-person programs in response to Gov. Jay Inslee’s new quarantine orders. The programs were shuttered Nov. 17. While the governor’s orders do not specifically mention libraries,...

 
 By Garth Meyer    News    November 26, 2020 
Kirk Hansen

A road, a legacy and a misnomer

OAKESDALE - His grandfather and father had long driven by them. He had too, for 40 years. In September, Kirk Hansen swung past one again on his combine during wheat harvest and decided it was enough....

 
 By Garth Meyer    Sports    November 26, 2020 

Apple Cup canceled

PULLMAN - For the first time since World War II, the Apple Cup football game between U.W. and WSU may not be played. The 113th edition, set for Friday at Martin Stadium, was called off Sunday by the...

 
 By Staff Report    Records    November 26, 2020 

Whitman County Jail bookings

COLFAX — Here are the individuals booked into the Whitman County Jail from Nov. 16-22: Nov. 16 Samuel Jack Edgar Owens, 45, first-degree arson, third-degree malicious mischief and second-degree criminal trespass, $750,000 bond. Nov. 17 Jason Lee Al...

 
 By Garth Meyer    Sports    November 26, 2020 

Colfax School District pauses coach hiring process

COLFAX — With girls basketball, wrestling and softball coaches resigning — followed by new virus orders issued by Gov. Inslee — the hiring process for high school athletics is paused. “We’re not offering coaching contracts until we know...

 
 By Garth Meyer    Sports    November 26, 2020 

Winter sports delay until at least Feb. 1

RENTON — Winter high school sports statewide will be pushed back a month to Feb. 1, after a vote last week by the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association executive board. It also shortened each of the 2020-21 seasons to seven weeks. In th...

 
 By Garth Meyer    News    November 26, 2020 

County keeps snowplow crews out of quarantine

COLFAX — With winter coming on, Whitman County Public Works is looking to keep plow drivers out of quarantine by having crews separated. If they lose a group at one shop, another crew from another has to fill in. “If we get hit hard by COVID,...

 
 By Staff Report    News    November 26, 2020 

Officials react to new quarantine

COLFAX — Whitman County commissioners reacted last week to Gov. Jay Inslee’s new statewide quarantine orders closing bars and restaurants again to inside service, among other items. “I’m just highly disappointed,” Commissioner Dean Kinzer...

 
 By Staff Report    News    November 26, 2020 

Passenger arrested after traffic stop

PULLMAN — A $25,000 bail has been set on a man booked into jail on charges of possession of methamphetamine. Jason Allen, 46, was arrested Nov. 17 after the vehicle he was a passenger in was stopped due to the license plate being obscured. During...

 

Two crashes reported on Almota Road

COLFAX — In the three months since reconstruction and resurfacing of a section of Almota Road was completed south of town, two crashes have occurred on a curve near Onecho Bible Church – even after the speed reduction from 50 mph to 35 mph. A...

 

Newspaper will be closed for Thanksgiving

COLFAX — Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, The Daily Bulletin will not be published on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. The Daily Bulletin will return Friday, Nov. 27, although not all carriers will be available for delivery. Email delivery of The Daily...

 

Longtime fireman remembered

COLFAX - Longtime firefighter and commissioner Don Hall was remembered Monday, Nov. 23, by his colleagues across Whitman County. He passed away Nov. 18 at age 91. A private memorial service took...

 
 By Garth Meyer    News    November 26, 2020 

Handy tops Kinzer; wins commission position

COLFAX — Challenger Tom Handy of Pullman was expected to become commissioner-elect Tuesday. The Whitman County Canvassing Board was set to finalize the results of the Nov. 3 general election and name Tom Handy as the next county District No. 2...

 
 By Jana Mathia    News    November 26, 2020 

Alleged arsonist arraigned

ROSALIA— A local man was arraigned Friday, Nov. 20, in Whitman County Superior Court following his arrest for allegedly attempting to burn down the Community Baptist Church. Samuel Jack Edgar Owens, 45, of Rosalia, remains in the Whitman County...

 

Legal Notices: November 19, 2020

Town of Rosalia Council Meeting Change of Location Town Council meetings will now be held at the Rosalia Community Center, 106 W Seventh St., beginning 11/24/20 until further notice. Meetings will still begin at 7:30pm 47/1 Final Budget Hearing and...

 

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