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 By Garth Meyer    News    February 21, 2019 

Farmington weighs future for land parcel

The Town of Farmington will consider what to do with a 4.5-acre parcel of land at the southeast edge of town after a local resident made a proposal at the town council meeting Jan. 21. Brett Lisenbee seeks to lease the parcel, which was leased to...

 

Blown closed

Washington State Patrol Trooper Jeff Sevigney posted this picture of State Highway 27 which was closed after being hit by snow and wind Feb. 13 and 14. Sevigney said he drove as far south as Latah,...

 
 By Garth Meyer    News    February 21, 2019 

Fate of St. Elmo's Hotel building unknown

Justin and Lindsay Brown, owners of the St. Elmo’s building in Palouse, appeared before the city council Feb. 12 to discuss plans for the 1888 former hotel on Main Street. The Browns bought the building last year with plans to refurbish it. At the...

 
 By Garth Meyer    News    February 21, 2019 

Many speak out on Selway marijuana re-zone request

Whitman County Commissioners took comment from a crowd Tuesday after setting a date of March 4 for a public meeting on a proposed zone change to allow a marijuana research facility at the...

 

Fire destroys Malden house

A fire Feb. 13 destroyed a house in Malden. Rosalia fire crews received the first alarm at 3:04 p.m., and St. John crews assisted at the scene. Crews were hampered by approximately 18 inches of snow...

 
 By Kara Davidson    News    February 21, 2019 

Port supports 3 aviation bills

Port of Whitman Commissioners decided to support three aviation bills. Bills which have been placed before the legislature. Bill 1455 deals with work force shortage in the Aeronautics industry by...

 

C & C Fund correction

The Colfax & Community Fund’s spring basket raffle brings in between $500 and $1,000 a year, and donations from requests send out on the mailing list bring in more than $20,000 each year. Revenue from the sources were incorrectly reversed in last...

 

Rosalia embarks on plan to upgrade water, sewer

Rosalia has embarked on a plan to upgrade its water and sewer systems with part of the costs coming from a monthly increase of utility bills and part of it coming from state grants. Rosalia has issued a call for bids to install a new water main on...

 
 By Kara Davidson    News    February 21, 2019 

Contractor damages port fiber lines in Spokane County

Some of the Port of Whitman’s fiber lines that run up to Spokane on Spotted Road near the Spokane Airport were damaged in January while a construction company was working. While the company was...

 
 By Kara Davidson    News    February 21, 2019 

Whitman Hospital cuts rates for imaging, lab services

Whitman Hospital and Medical Center has announced reduced rates in the hospital’s Imaging and Laboratory departments. “We would like to highlight our efforts to remain conservative compared to...

 
 By Garth Meyer    News    February 21, 2019 

Palouse denied park link grant

The City of Palouse has been turned down on its grant application to the Washington State Transportation Improvement Board to build a pedestrian bridge to cross the Palouse River from Heyton Greene Park to near Ancel Jeffers Lions Club Park. The...

 

Citizens committee backs Pullman levy

A public advocacy group has formed in support of Proposition 1, a hospital bond proposal that will appear on the April 23 special election ballot. Pullman residents within the city limits are eligible to vote on Proposition 1 to support ‘The Next...

 
 By Kara Davidson    News    February 21, 2019 

Boyer lot slated for sealing

Whitman County has agreed to do chip sealing and crack sealing on the Boyer Park parking lot while they are chip sealing Lower Granite Road over this coming summer. It has been 20 years since the park...

 

Clarkston woman sentenced to 30 days for reckless driving

Rachel Doty, 19, Clarkston, was sentenced to 30 days in jail Friday morning after pleading guilty to a reduced charge of reckless driving. Doty was arrested Dec. 30 after being chased by state troopers through downtown Colfax. According to the...

 
 By Kara Davidson    News    February 21, 2019 

Commissioners discuss .09

Whitman County Commissioners have decided to hold a workshop to address what criteria they plan to prioritize to which ‘larger economically significant projects’ they might award the .09 funds whi...

 

BoCC sets moratorium workshop

At press time, County Commissioner Art Swannack announced a public workshop in the commissioners conference room on Monday, Feb. 25, about the legal aspects of instituting a marijuana growing, processing and retailing moratorium. A moratorium is a...

 

Palouse CD annual meet today

Palouse Conservation District's annual meeting will be tonight, Feb. 21, from 6-8 p.m. at the Palouse Community Center. The district will highlight the accomplishments from 2018 and seek comment for how they can help meet the community’s...

 

Play helps farmers plan for succession

A live performance of “Map of My Kingdom,” a play that deals with the critical issues of land transition, will be performed by Maria Vorhis in The Center at Colfax Library Thursday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m. “Map of My Kingdom” was commissioned by...

 

Language courses offered

Whitman County residents have access to more than 70 world language courses and 20 English-as-a-second-language courses, provided by Mango Languages which are available at the Whitman County library’s website. Mango Language courses consist of...

 

Etcetera: Feb. 21, 2019

Jazz festival expects to draw 4,000 students More than 130 schools have signed up to take part in the 52nd Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Friday and Saturday. The schools are expected to bring approximately 4,000 students from colleges as well as...

 

Uniontown slates 66th sausage feed

The 66th annual Uniontown Sausage Feed will be Sunday, March 3, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. The event will be in the Uniontown Community Building on Highway 195. This is an all-you-can-eat-meal served in the dining room on a first-come, first-served...

 

Lego sessions coming to Colton, Uniontown

Lego Mindstorms sessions will be at the Uniontown Library Feb. 27 at 3:15 p.m. and the Colton Library Feb. 28 at 3:15 p.m. Young engineers ages 8 and older are invited to build Lego bots and learn basic programming to complete robotic challenges....

 

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