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 News    July 19, 2018 

Bridge skim project could raise limits

A county Public Works crew took out 15.5 tons of asphalt and oil after skimming off two to three inches off the top of the Ackerman Bridge last week on Young Road north of Dusty. The span is one of 56 in the county to get a new load rating for...

 News    July 19, 2018 

Colfax project gets $8.6 million price tag

Colfax City Council members Monday night approved a resolution in support of the state Department of Transportation’s application for a federal BUILD grant to provide funds for revision of the intersection of Highways 26 and 195 on the north end...

 News    July 19, 2018 

NASS report notes high temp toll

According to a National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) report, temperature differentials across Washington were between 2 and 11 degrees above average for the week of July 9-15, with Pullman’s average air temperature listed at 67 degrees....

 By Will DeMarco    News    July 19, 2018 
LaCrosse stone houses

Stone buildings at LaCrosse in line for restoration work

Efforts by LaCrosse Community Pride and the Whitman County Library to restore LaCrosse's historic rock houses have transformed the structures in recent years, and there's much more to come. Built...

 By Will DeMarco    News    July 19, 2018 
Colfax Candidate Forum

Candidates outline views at Colfax forum

Candidates running in Washington's primary election laid out their views during the Pullman League of Women Voters forum Tuesday night at the Colfax library. In the congressional race, Democrat Lisa...

 News    July 19, 2018 

Building project eyed at waste transfer station

A plan for a new modular building at the Whitman County Waste Transfer Station may come into play this year instead of next year, or the year after, depending on funding and the decision by county Public Works Director Mark Storey. He presented the...

 News    July 19, 2018 

Malden will host 2nd car show, shine

The “Show and Shine” car show will return to Malden this weekend for its second edition July 21 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. The free show is hosted by Malden Market at 22 NE Broadway Ave. Show and Shine visitors can peruse a variety of arts and...

 News    July 19, 2018 

News Briefs

Chase suspects sentenced Two defendants involved in a high speed chase in the Johnson and Sand Road area southeast of Pullman were convicted last week in superior court. Both are from Spokane. The chase started when Palouse Officer Joe Handley May...

 News    July 19, 2018 

Lentil Fest Cook-off finalists named

More than 100 recipes from 24 states and four countries were submitted for the Legendary Lentil Cook-off, and from those the National Lentil Festival selected the top five to compete August 18 for the grand prize. The top five are as follows:...

 News    July 19, 2018 
Health Department posters

Health director offers tours of 'museum'

Curious visitors to the Whitman County Public Service building can check out a collection of vintage medical instruments and educational posters dating back a half-century or more. Director of...

 By Garth Meyer    News    July 19, 2018 
John Hart

Judges' race spans summer

At each stop, each parade, they are present, in even numbers for each. Driving, you see a sign for one candidate and see the other two's signs within two minutes. The race for the next Whitman County...

 News    July 19, 2018 
Purpose Roasters, Colfax

Bulletin Column

These reports are from the previous four issues of the Daily Bulletin in Colfax. They are reprinted here for the benefit of Gazette readers who reside outside of Colfax. Some accounts have been...

 News    July 19, 2018 

Innovia Foundation grants $15,000 to library technology program

Technology learning is expanding across Whitman County thanks to a recent grant award of $15,000 from Innovia Foundation, formerly known as Inland Northwest Community Foundation. Innovia has granted $15,000 to Whitman County Library for the purchase...

 News    July 19, 2018 


Palouse Music Festival slated for July 28 in city park The Palouse Arts Council will host the Palouse Music Festival Saturday, July 28, at the Palouse City Park. This year's lineup will include Bart Budwig and Friends, Eric Jessup and The Senders....

 News    July 19, 2018 

The Life of Mozart performances

Traveling Lantern Theatre Co. of Portland will come to Whitman County for a two-day storytelling performance, "The Life of Mozart." From start to finish the show is accompanied by Mozart’s music....

 News    July 19, 2018 

Senior Menus

Colfax Wednesday, July 25: Oriental chicken salad, multi-grain bread, tropical fruit, wacky cake. Palouse Wednesday, July 25: Barbecue beff sandwich, fries, coleslaw, fruit. Pullman Monday, July 23: Oriental chicken salad, multi-grain bread,...

 News    July 19, 2018 

INBC slates stop at library July 20

Colfax library will host an Inland Northwest Blood Center blood drive Friday, July 20, from 1:45 to 5 p.m. A mobile collection unit will be on hand to screen applicants and accept donations. Donors that day will be entered in a drawing for a pair of...

 News    July 19, 2018 

Officers to give reading

A public book reading with the Pullman Police Department will be today, Thursday, at Neill Public Library in Pullman. Law enforcement officers will read some of their childhood favorite books and talk with residents about their careers. Neill Public...

 By Garth Meyer    News    July 12, 2018

Old Mill Days returns

Oakesdale’s Old Mill Days returns this weekend with a slate of events July 13-14. New for the town festival will be a car show and a horseshoe contest, both Saturday afternoon. It all begins Friday night with bingo and pulled pork sandwiches from...


League plans two nights of candidate forums

Pullman League of Women voters plans candidate forums next Tuesday, July 17, at the library in Colfax, and Wednesday, July 18, at the Neill Library in Pullman. The Colfax session will be from 7 to 9 p.m. and the Pullman session from 6:30 to 8:30...

 By Garth Meyer    News    July 12, 2018

Bagott to step down as Palouse fire chief

The City of Palouse/Fire District Four will have a new fire chief some time after harvest. Chief Mike Bagott plans to return to the assistant chief position after 15 years in the top job. Scott Beeson will take over as chief. Beeson, a department...

 By Garth Meyer    News    July 12, 2018

Japan ratifies CPTPP, wheat organizations call for action

Japan on July 6, became the second country to ratify the 11-nation CPTPP agreement, leading U.S. Wheat Associates and the National Association of Wheatgrowers to call for the U.S. to join the pact or...


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