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Tekoa High School lockdown

TEKOA—Tekoa High School had a perceived lockdown Friday, Nov. 18 when law enforcement were outside the school. Tekoa High School Principal, Yolanda Bone stated that it was not really a lockdown, “I saw some law enforcement outside, so had the...

 
 By Teresa Simpson    News    November 23, 2022 

Fire prevention - clothes dryer safety tips

OLYMPIA — In a 2020 report published by the NFPA, clothes dryers caused four percent of home structure fires in 2014 through 2018. Last year in Washington State, there were a reported 352 fires caused by appliances which included clothes dryers....

 
 By Teresa Simpson    News    November 23, 2022 

New information released in U of I murders

MOSCOW — In a press release from Sunday, Nov. 20 the Moscow Police Department released new information in the investigation of four University of Idaho Students who were murdered, Sunday Nov. 13 in an apartment near the UofI campus. Reports say...

 
 By Teresa Simpson    News    November 23, 2022 

Nearly 1,000 fentanyl pills intercepted by task force

COLFAX — During the weekend detectives of the Quad Cities Drug Task Force (QCDTF) observed suspects they believed to regularly trafficking fentanyl pills into the Lewiston/Clarkston area, a media release from Monday, Nov. 21 reports. Detectives...

 
 By Teresa Simpson    News    November 23, 2022 

Colfax Downtown Association receives $2.25 million in funds for incubator program

COLFAX — Colfax Downtown Association received $2,259,820 from The Washington State Department of Commerce Small Business Innovation Fund (SBIF) grants, which ranged from $500,000 to $5 million, coming out to a total of $32.5 million grants awarded...

 
 By Teresa Simpson    News    November 23, 2022 

Patrols increased during holidays

PULLMAN — The Washington State Patrol has been conducting emphasis patrols as of Thursday, Nov. 17, through Saturday Nov. 26 as WSU students head for Thanksgiving holiday break. The WSP will also be partnering with allied agencies across the state...

 

Winter is here! Did you winterize your car?

Winterizing your car entails more than just getting the studded tires out of the garage and rushing to have them installed. According to some commentators, there are a few basic preparations a driver should make before venturing out in the snow. Chec...

 

Prepare your car for winter

Summer and fall can stake their claim as road trip season, and even devoted drivers may admit that winter is generally a less desirable time to take to the open road. The elements factor heavily into that reputation, as fewer hours of daylight, snow...

 

Businesses open on Main Street

COLFAX - Two new businesses have opened on main street in Colfax. The Coco Bee, located at 103 South Main Street hosted a grand opening, and ribbon cutting Wednesday, Nov. 9. The Cellar, located at...

 

F-Street bridge closed

PALOUSE— As of Monday, Nov. 14 the F-Street bridge is closed to all vehicle and pedestrian traffic. The bridge will be closed for approximately 3-4 weeks for the water line replacement....

 

Tekoa Library hosts Turkey Trot fundraiser

TEKOA— The Tekoa branch of the Whitman County Library is hosting its first annual Turkey Trot Thursday Nov. 24, 9 a.m. at the Trestle. Everyone is invited to support the library. Participants can choose their own distance of one, three, or five...

 

Four found dead in Moscow apartment

MOSCOW, IDAHO — The Moscow Police Department responded to a call for an unconscious person in a unit on King Road Sunday, Nov. 13 discovering four college-aged individuals dead inside the apartment. All four victims were students at the University...

 

WSU student arrested for hit and run

COLFAX—Washington State University student, Carmen Fernandez, 19, of Yakima, Wash., was arrested Sunday, Nov. 13 and booked into the Whitman County Jail for hitting fellow students and fleeing the scene Saturday, Nov. 12. Pullman police responded...

 

WHMC Laboratory receives accreditation

COLFAX — Whitman Hospital and Medical Clinics (WHMC), here in Colfax has been awarded accreditation by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) after the results of a recent on-site inspection. “I am extremely pleased with the success of this...

 

Whitman County Nov. 8 election results

Whitman District Court Judge Pos. 1 John Hart – 98.38% Write-in – 1.62% Public Hospital District 1 Prop. 1 Bonds for hospital facilities and equipment Yes – 74.51% No – 25.49% Colton Prop. 1 Levy Operations, Improvement of Streets &...

 

The Cellar opening this month

COLFAX —Local business owner of Pairings Fine Art and Wine Kimberly DeHart will be opening a new retail extension The Cellar located at 116 North Main Street. DeHart is hoping to open the Cellar Thursday, Nov. 10, hours will be 3-7 p.m. The Cellar...

 

Colfax Small Business Season begins

COLFAX—The Colfax Chamber of Commerce is launching a program supporting small business. The Chamber kicked off its marketing efforts Tuesday, Nov. 1 with Passport to Colfax which runs through Saturday, Dec. 3. “Small business is the backbone of...

 

Washington State University Police sergeant resigns

PULLMAN — Washington State University Police Sergeant, Matt Kuhrt who engaged in sexual activity while on duty, resigned Tuesday, Nov. 1. Reports say a university investigation of former WSU Police Sgt. Matt Kuhrt show he disobeyed WSU policies...

 

Colfax FFA Represents Washington at National Level

COLFAX-Former and present FFA Members got the chance to compete at the 95 National FFA Convention and Expo in Indianapolis, Indiana Oct. 24 through Oct. 29. The Colfax FFA Agricultural Sales team...

 

Pullman man sent to prison on drug charges

COLFAX— A Pullman man has been sentenced in Whitman County Superior Court on Friday Nov. 4, to prison for 45 months. Joshua Bewick, 32, of Pullman, was arrested following a March traffic stop on Main Street in downtown Colfax, records show....

 

Largent leads Mahnkey

COLFAX — A rematch for a county commissioner seat is looking much like the first go-round. Preliminary results in the Nov. 8 general election show incumbent Michael Largent, a Republican, taking the lead over challenger John-Mark Mahnkey, a...

 

Top Notch Cafe closing doors after 11 years

COLFAX —The Top Notch Cafe, located at 210 North Main Street, owners Pete and Candis Koerner are closing Saturday, Nov. 12. “We are moving out of state,” said Mrs. Koerner, adding that they are moving to Pennsylvania to be able to watch their...

 

Whitman County levy election results

Whitman District Court Judge Pos. 1 John Hart – 98.54% Write-in – 1.46% Public Hospital District 1 Prop. 1 Bonds for hospital facilities and equipment Yes – 73.57% No – 26.43% Colton Prop. 1 Levy Operations, Improvement of Streets &...

 

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