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Good Old Days: August 13, 2020

125 Years Ago The Commoner August 16, 1895 Miss Pearl Van Loon on Wednesday evening celebrated her fifteenth birthday, with a nice little party to her young friends. The hours from 7 to 11 were pleasantly spent in games, guessing of conundrums,...

 
 By Anne Lowe    People    August 13, 2020 

Morasch harvest draws crew

Driving for Bob Morasch for this year’s harvest are: Greg Burns, his grandson Garrett Burns and Garrett’s friends Andrew and Luke Bollinger. Well into harvest, enjoying a day at Bob Morasch’s were: Jodi (Burns) Stalter, husband Doug and son...

 
 By Jana Mathia    People    August 13, 2020 

Roberts awarded at pageant

COLFAX–Anna Roberts was third runner up at the Miss Washington for American pageant Aug. 8 in Olympia. She was also presented the Making a Difference award and People's Choice award which was voted...

 

4H plans for small animal showcase

COLFAX–WSU Extension will host a virtual showcase for small animals that would traditionally show at the fair. The showcase will feature cats, rabbit, cavy and poultry. Any youth who had enrolled in 4H is eligible to participate in the showcase....

 

Community slideshows on YouTube

COLFAX–Historic slideshows of the Albion, Colton, LaCrosse, Oakesdale, Palouse and Uniontown communities are now featured on Whitman County Library's YouTube channel. The images are part of a new...

 

Library Calendar: August 13, 2020

Thursday, Aug. 13 LaCrosse Carter Foods, Grab & Go Bags This week, kids can pick up supplies for a fun knight craft. Friday, Aug. 14 Colton & Uniontown Post Offices, Adult Grab-n-Go Bags, Aug. 10-20 Each bag contains a book, coloring page, and a...

 

Senior Menus: August 13, 2020

Colfax Monday, August 17 Lentil and sausage, casserole, French bread, sliced pears, carrots and celery sticks, sherbet cup Thursday, August 20 Mojito lime chicken, rice, salad, fruit and popsicle Endicott Tuesday, August 18 No meal LaCrosse Tuesday,...

 

Births: August 13, 2020

Chase Michael Cucchiara was born Aug. 2 at Pullman Regional Hospital, weighing eight pounds and nine ounces, to parents Cory Cucchiara and Sarah Cucchiara of Colton. Paternal grandparents are Chris and Teresa Cucchiara of Centralia. Maternal...

 

Sheriff's Log: July 28 - August 3

Aug. 3 Other Law Enforcement Calls COLTON; Sheriff’s Deputy received a request for contact; the Deputy responded and contacted the reporting party Suspicious Person/Circumstance COLFAX; The Sheriff requested case number Marine Event Snake River,...

 

No peaches this year at Penawawa

Brian Jones has announced that due to an untimely frost, there are no apricots or peaches for sale at Warm Springs Ranch this year. A late frost around Mother’s Day killed off the crop. Temperatures hit 28 degrees. Jones said he can’t remember...

 

Dorman burial set

Jack Dorman, a longtime LaCrosse resident, passed away July 27, 2020. A private family burial will be held at the LaCrosse cemetery on Aug. 15, 2020. Memorials can be sent to the LaCrosse United Methodist Church....

 

Pullman Civic Theater postpones season

Keeping their patrons healthy and sane during Covid is Pullman Civic Theatre’s (PCT) goal this fall. In light of the ongoing challenges, the theatre group has opted to postpone the remainder of this season’s live performances, while continuing th...

 

WSU hosts 20 BLM artist grants

PULLMAN – Washington artists will have the opportunity to share their creative visions in response to the Black Lives Matter movement with help from a new grant program established by Jordan Schnitzer in partnership with Washington State University...

 
 By Roger Harnack    People    August 6, 2020

Valedictorian the only graduate to attend Washtucna graduation

WASHTUCNA - A dark and mostly empty gymnasium didn't take away from Calby Ann VanHollebeke's evening Saturday. As the only member of the Class of 2020 to show up for graduation, VanHollebeke, took the...

 
 By Jana Mathia    People    August 6, 2020

Roberts competes for state crown

Anna Roberts from Colfax, daughter of Chris and Tammy Roberts of Dusty, will represent Whitman County this Saturday, Aug. 8, at the state pageant in Olympia for the title Miss Washington for America....

 

Senior Menus: August 6, 2020

Colfax Monday, August 10 Club sandwich, spinach salad, vegetable tray, zucchini bread Thursday, August 13 Pork chops with apple sauce, mashed potatoes, broccoli and grape salad, dessert Endicott Tuesday,August 11 Fried chicken, potato salad, baked...

 

Good Old Days: August 6, 2020

125 years ago The Commoner August 9, 1895 War broke out among the farmers in the vicinity of Johnson on Friday evening last, resulting in the going away of Chas. Parks, Owen Horton, W.H. Gillespie and James Ellis, who were camped on the Lewis farms...

 

Good old Days: July 30, 2020

125 years ago The Commoner August 2, 1895 Wm. Marsh, of near Endicott, on Wednesday afternoon, met with an accident that narrowly escaped being a fatal one. As it is, the wound received will probably result in partial disablement. Just after dinner,...

 
 By Karen Broeckel    People    July 30, 2020

Off to Wyoming on 19 gallons

Art and Colene Sager vacationed in Cody, Wyoming, from Monday through Saturday. One day was spent in Yellowstone Park, but the remainder of time was spent in Cody with their many attractions. The Buffalo Bill Center of the Northwest is a complex of...

 

Dahmen Barn Wood Show 2020

Artisans at the Dahmen Barn hosts “The Wood Show 2020.” More than 20 wood artists from the Inland Northwest will display woodwork from traditional to the avant-garde during the month of August. Exhibit opens Saturday, Aug. 1. Some of the artists...

 
 By Katie Teachout    People    July 30, 2020

From valedictorian to farmer

KAHLOTUS – T.J. Harder is excited to be carrying on the farming and ranching tradition started by his family generations ago. After graduating as the LaCrosse Class of 2020 Valedictorian, Harder is...

 
 By Anne Lowe    People    July 30, 2020

Posse practices for parade

Part of the Whitman County Sheriff’s Posse tour town on Sunday, July 26. They were having a parade practice. Those riding were Wraylee Flodin, Gina Wilson, Sierra Motley, Anna Boyd, Kelly Chalmers and Jim and Jessica Pelissier. James Garrett was...

 

Births: July 30, 2020

Dean Eugene Monzingo was born July 24 at Pullman Regional Hospital, weighing seven pounds and three ounces, to parents Anthony and Deborah Monzingo of Moscow. Paternal grandparents are David and Cora Monzingo. Maternal grandparents are Kenneth and...

 

Girls compete in Distinguished Young Women pageant

PULLMAN — Ten high school seniors are competing to represent the state of Washington in the 2021 America's Distinguished Young Women Program. Participants include Ruth Bresee of Coulee City, Molly W...

 
 By Anne Lowe    People    July 23, 2020

German dinner cancelled

ENDICOTT - The Endicott Community Club held its monthly meeting and made some decisions about its yearly activities, due to the COVID-19 virus restrictions. They decided there will be NO GERMAN DINNER AND SILENT AUCTION this year. They will decide as...

 

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