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 By Olivia Harnack    People    June 30, 2022 

Tate awarded Realtors scholarship

COLFAX - A recent graduate has received a $1,000 scholarship from the Whitman County Association of Realtors. Katherine Izette Tate, 17, of Colfax, received the award for her civic and social...

 

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

 
 By Teresa Simpson    People    June 30, 2022 

Mural in the Works

A mural for the July 23-24 celebration of Colfax history is currently being painted on the north wall of the Whitman County Public Works building next to Jim’s Service Center, 322 N. Main St....

 

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...

 

Alice Hofmann

Alice was taken from us unexpectedly June 8, 2022. She was born Sept. 4, 1936, in Potlatch, Idaho, the fourth of five children to James an Amelia Bacca. There, she attended Onaway Grade School,...

 

Lois Marilyn (Aeschliman) Morasch

Lois Marilyn (Aeschliman) Morasch, 87, entered into rest June 26, 2022, in Spokane. She was born March 5 , 1935, to Sam and Julia Aeschliman at Colfax, Wash., raised on a farm, and graduated from...

 

Randy W. Brophy

Randy W. Brophy, 64, of Pullman, Wash., passed away June 22, 2022 at his Pullman home. Randy was born Dec. 20, 1957, in Colfax, Wash., to William and Juanita (Jones) Brophy. The family moved to...

 
 News    June 30, 2022 

Three win train treasure hunt

COLFAX — Three local youth won the Railroad Days train treasure hunt Sunday, June 19. The three passport winners are Dawson Little, Kashton Little and Jacob Pierce, all of Colfax. “There were 15 participants. It’s always interesting to see how...

 
 News    June 30, 2022 

Tekoa church has new pastor

TEKOA – Tekoa Community Church will have a new pastor starting in July. Levi Hatch will take over leading the congregation at 301 S. Crosby St. He has a master’s degree in pastoral studies from Moody Bible Institute of Chicago. His wife, Sidney...

 

Good Ol' Days

125 Years Ago From the Colfax Gazette, Friday, July 2, 1897 Grand Veteran Reunion The recently organized Whitman County Union Veterans association will hold its first annual encampment on July 15 and...

 

LaCrosse Farmers' Festival

Hudreds turn out for parade, food, fun, games and old-fashioned fun Saturday, June 25...

 
 By Roger Harnack    Opinion    June 30, 2022 

Squatchin' in Metaline Falls

Like the old Olympia beer commercials used to say, “I seen ‘em.” No, I’m not talking about “them there artesians” brewing beer in Washington state. I’m talking about “Squatch,...

 
 By Brent Johnson    News    June 30, 2022 

'Tucna man faces shooting charges

WASHTUCNA – A local man is being held on $500,000 bail after being arrested in connection with a shooting in Bassett Park on Monday, June 20. Steven Allen Stone, 35, of Washtucna, was booked into the Adams County Jail on charges of attempted...

 

County Jail

COLFAX – The Whitman County Jail reported the following bookings between June 24-28: Brandon Kenneth Arnold, 35, booked June 24 for burglary, theft and theft of a firearm. Robert Warren Daggett, 53 booked June 24 for possession of a controlled...

 

Colfax Police

June 17 9:51 a.m. – Welfare check. 10:24 a.m. – Citizen ride. Officer requested a case number. 9:40 p.m. – Suspicious person/circumstance. June 18 9:36 a.m. – Suspicious person/circumstance. 11:22 a.m. – Domestic dispute. 1:06 p.m. ...

 

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,...

 
 News    June 30, 2022 

When can you light fireworks?

COLFAX — Under state law, retail fireworks stands could open at noon Tuesday, June 28. Fireworks can be sold from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily through July 4. They can also be sold from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. July 5. State law allows personal fireworks to be...

 
 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 Olivia Harnack    News    June 30, 2022 

County offices have new move-in projection

COLFAX — Construction on the courthouse continues with a new move-in date set for sometime in August. Facilities Management Director Brandy Dean said ceiling installation, and floor preparation, and installation on the second floor were to be...

 
 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...

 

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