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Backs Rembert

We are fortunate to have three enthusiastic candidates for District Court Judge. The successful candidate will assume the position now held by Doug Robinson, who will be retiring at the end of his current term. During his years as District Court...

 

Remembers Rembert

Remember Rembert! I’ve been repeating this almost daily since learning of Rob Rembert’s decision to run for Whitman County district court judge. I believe Rob is the best candidate for the position, and the reasons are numerous. Many of us know...

 

Support Rembert

Judging by all the political signs around Whitman County, one of the most contested races seems to be the race for District Court Judge. There are three qualified candidates running for the position and they’re all keeping the sign industry in...

 

Backs LeBeau

I support Dan LeBeau for Whitman County District Court judge. Dan has all of the qualities to be an excellent, independent and fair judge. Dan is truly committed to Whitman County to do a great job. Believe me, I know what it takes to be a good...

 

Rembert supporters

We have known Robert Rembert for more than 22 years, which encompassed his time as an attorney with the Pullman firm of Irwin, Myklebust, Savage & Brown. As an accounting firm sharing space with the law firm, we had an opportunity to watch his...

 

Qualifications

I supported Dave Frazier for district court judge in 1981, and again for superior court judge in 1999, and I also supported Gary Libey for superior court judge in 2016. I know what it takes to be a great judge - hardworking, experienced and fair. I...

 

Backs Rembert

Robert Rembert would be a fine District Judge. I urge the voters of Whitman County to vote for him on August 7, 2018. District Court is where most people have their first contact with the judicial system. Robert brings a fine legal mind to the job,...

 

Backs Sutherland

I am a 70-year old retired woman. After earning a BSc. in Biochemistry from Washington State University in 1970, I spent 45 years as a research technician/lab manager at universities around the country, including WSU and the University of Idaho. I...

 

Unfortunate decision

The recent Supreme Court decision to uphold the last revision of the president's immigration ban on certain countries is an unfortunate decision. Aside from North Korea and Venezuela, all of the banned nations have Muslim majority populations. Yet, f...

 

Contrast

We are all celebrating the rescue of the 12 soccer players and their coach from the deep, dark cave in Thailand by the brave Thai Navy Seals who carried out the complicated and dangerous rescue plan. How did the boys survive with enough physical and...

 

Double solution

So the NRA and its Republican puppets, such as our own Cathy McMorris Rodgers, think the best way of counteracting terrorism, including school shootings, is improving mental health conditions rather than limiting gun availability. Then I can’t...

 

Offended

I am offended by your nasty political cartoons and comments about our President of the United States, Donald J. Trump. You and the Lewiston Tribune and Spokesman Review, and so many other liberal newspapers are spreading biased and untrue comments...

 

Thompsons help

Colfax's Future Business Leaders Club May 9 brought Jim Thompson, father of 2012 CHS graduate Sam Thompson, and Palouse Regional Transportation Planning Organization (PRTPO) to address a high school assembly about the dangers of texting and driving....

 

Cemetery site

For the past year and a half, the Palouse city council has been looking for ways to increase the water pressure on the south hill, which is needed. An engineering firm looked at several locations for a water reservoir that would provide redundancy...

 

Interacts

The Rosalia Battle Days parade was a real hit. Battle Days Chairman Karen Rockness did a terrific job. It is heart lifting to see the parade gain back its status as a living function - so many thought it was dying. We had a lot of politicians in the...

 

Letters

More difficult What is happening to this country I love? Every day our present government is making life more difficult for many people, the latest is separating children from their families at the border: and among those, 20 percent (1,500) are...

 

Legals: May 31, 2018

NOTICE OF ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the following Whitman County roads/bridges will be closed to thru vehicular traffic as part of the Sand Road Reconstruction, County Road Project No. XFR 1600, pursuant to R.C.W. 47.48.01, for the...

 

Letters: May 24, 2018

Hiding science? Our federal government's war on science took another step after the president made a decision to cut the budget of NOAA. This agency, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, is an American scientific agency within the...

 

Once again

Once again, Frank Watson, you are the good Company Man, doing the dirty work of your CEO and Wall Street buddies by bashing the American worker (April 26, 2018.) In this coming November election, voters in Eastern Washington will have a choice for...

 

On the Record

REAL ESTATE Leonard Stevick to Davin J. Maxey, Colfax, house on E. First Street, Colfax, $79,000, April 18. Thomas Berger, Tekoa, to CEBA Properties LP, house in S. Crosby Street, Tekoa, $25,000, April 18. S&D Mader LLC, Genesee, to Pullman School...

 

Letters: April 19, 2018

Slipped away When I read Richard Stanton’s rather hate-filled letter to the editor last week, I found myself agreeing with one of his points. Adultery is an egregious and deplorable behavior. But I seem to recall just in my lifetime a lot of politi...

 

Letters: April 12, 2018

“Traitor” Trump One of many things I can't understand about the supporters of "Treasonous" Trump is the extreme hypocrisy of otherwise honorable, God fearing people. Multiple evangelistic and other Christian leaders have publicly given...

 

Letters: April 5, 2018

Rewording Frank Watson (Stop the Violence - March 29, 2018,) oh you are the good company man, as exemplified by your implied rewording of the firearms industry slogan, "Guns don't kill people, people kill people" into, "Guns don't kill people,...

 

Letters: March 29, 2018

Wondering Wowie! President Draft Dodger Trump sure does act guilty of something. I wonder why? Richard Stanton, Colfax...

 

Letters: March 22, 2018

What age for drugs? What?! Raise the legal age for pot, alcohol and tobacco to age 26? Who suggested that? Nobody. But let's consider it. "Our brains are still developing up to age 26... The receptors making connections in our brains stop making thos...

 

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