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Mikyah Rose was born on April 3, 2021, to Shyloh and Steven Mosby, of St. John. She weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces. She joins her sister, Miah, and brother Genesis....

 

50 years ago

The former Hubbard school house five miles north of Colfax on Highway 195 was struck by fire Sunday. Much of the roof section of the building and the east end were damaged by the blaze which started from grass burning in the area. Built in 1882, the...

 

75 years ago

That he will enforce the state anti-gambling laws by stopping the playing of slot machines, punch boards and other games of chance is evidenced in the following statement by County Prosecutor Claude Irwin, issued Wednesday: “I have been asked to...

 

100 years ago

A crowd, estimated at 1,000 people packed every corner of the community hall and over-flowed to the entrance and stairs Tuesday evening when Collins and Harlan, well-known Metropolitan entertainers, presented a “Miracle Concert.” Mr. Harlan sang...

 

Colton High School Honor Roll

COLTON — Colton High School announced students listed on the Honor Roll for grades sixth through twelfth. HIGHEST HONORS 4.0 GPA Wyatt Baysinger Meredith Bell Joey Heminghaus Russel Jackson Maggie Meyer Clair Moehrle Avery Peters Addyson Purnell...

 
Bible quiz champions

Bible Quiz Champions

In Step Bible quizzing team placed first overall in their Inland Northwest Bible Quiz league, which runs from September to March. Individually Karmen Akesson placed second, Kirsten Akesson placed...

 

Vanek siblings win state essay contest

COLFAX — Eighth-grader Liana Vanek and her brother Arri Vanek, fifth-grade, both of Colfax, were named state winners in this year’s Daughters of the American Revolution essay contest. The topic for 2020-2021 was having students put themselves as...

 
Builders in the kitchen of the new home of Diana (Merriman) Totten in Malden.

Montana church builds new home in Malden

MALDEN — Builders from the Western Antibaptist Missionaries of St. Ignatius, Mont., gather in the kitchen of the new home of Diana (Merriman) Totten in Malden. The group built two houses in two...

 

Penny drive for library starts April 4

COLFAX — The Whitman County Rural Library System is having a Penny Drive from April 4 to April 30. Each of the 14 library branches collects money to fund programs or projects, according to Sheri Miller, representing the Whitman County Library. The...

 
 By Staff Report    People    April 8, 2021 
“Notebook of a Scavenger Series” by Gerri Sayler

'Phoenix Rising' opens in Uniontown gallery

UNIONTOWN — The new group exhibit "Phoenix Rising" is on display at the Artisans at the Dahmen Barn in Uniontown. The Palouse Women Artist offers the exhibit until April 25. 'Phoenix Rising' is the...

 
Hallie Galbreath and Mitch Jamison

Wedding Announcement

GARFIELD — Mitch Jamison, of Garfield, is engaged to be married April 24, 2021, in Spokane to Hallie Galbreath, of Ritzville. Jamison is the son of Russell and Sandra Jamison. Galbreath is the...

 
 By Karen Broeckel    People    April 1, 2021

Dusty News

DUSTY – Denise Kendall, of Tacoma, was finally able to spend a recent weekend with her twin sister, Doreen Riedner, so they could belatedly celebrate their shared February birthday. Inclement pass conditions made the delay necessary. The women...

 

Births: April 1, 2021

Fiona N. Blong was born March 21, 2021 to Nanda Grow and John Blong, of Pullman. She weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces. Grandparents are John and Patricia Blong, of Glassboro, N.J., and John and Arunee Grow, of Tempe, Ariz. Mary-Joyce A. Zweikel was born...

 
 By Staff Report    People    April 1, 2021

Volunteers clean up burned Colfax property

COLFAX — A group organized by Colfax Mayor Jim Retzer convened March 27 at the burned property on Cromwell Street to clean up the grounds. They hauled nine tons of debris to the county landfill,...

 
 By Staff Report    People    April 1, 2021

ASB extends deadline

COLFAX — The Colfax High School ASB has extended the deadline to April 13 for recipe submissions for its fundraiser cookbook, “Bulldog Bites” Proceeds go to help pay for sports referees, since no concessions have been allowed for the current...

 
 By Staff Report    People    April 1, 2021

Athenaeum club takes in business meeting

COLFAX — A total of 14 Athenaeum club members met via Zoom for their annual business meeting March 19. Jane Aune presented a program on the card game Bridge. The next meeting will be Guest Day April 2. Hank Hannigan from Whitman Hospital will...

 

125 years ago: April 8, 1896

An old charge of crime, and one that will probably be made highly interesting when it comes to trial was renewed March 30, on complaint of Solomon Walters of Farmington, charging Chas. W. Walters with burglary and larceny. The crime is alleged to...

 

100 years ago: March 25, 1921

The jury term of superior court this week finally settled down to three charges, the first one being that of the state vs. Richard Hamblen on the charge of having intoxicating liquor in his possession. The state showed that deputy sheriffs went to...

 

75 years ago: March 29, 1946

Two new grade school buildings in the Colfax system, on or near the present sites, were strongly advocated by a group representing the Parent-Teacher Association in attendance at the school board’s organization meeting Monday afternoon. The plan...

 

50 years ago: March 25, 1971

Baseball will undergo a revival at Palouse this year after being off the Falcons sports menu for the past five years. James Nickens, in his third year of teaching at Palouse, will be coaching the new Falcon team. First baseball game at Palouse since...

 

Senior Menus: March 29 - April 2

Colfax Monday, March 29: Meat loaf, roasted red potatoes, vegetables, pears, dessert Thursday, April 1: (Birthday party) Baked ham with pineapple, scalloped potatoes, green beans, salad, pie Endicott Tuesday, March 30: No meal LaCrosse Tuesday,...

 

LaCrosse names Honor Roll students

LACROSSE — The LaCrosse School District Honor Roll for semester 1 was announced and its students having a 3.0 GPA and higher. 6TH GRADE: Brody Fleming, Chase Harder, Jake Hone, Danny Hunt, Cooper Schwartz 7TH GRADE: Olivia Danielson, Olivia...

 

Colfax School District Honor Roll announced

COLFAX – The following students were declared for the Honor Roll by the Colfax School District. ALL A HONOR ROLL (4.0) Alexis J. Booth Hannah D. Buri Sophie H. Klaveano Kari G. Largent Kolby D. Slate Hannah E. Baerlocher Dyamin B. Vanek GRADUATION...

 

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