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Olivia Harnack

Harnack competes Army basic training

COLFAX - A Free Press Publishing reporter has graduated from U.S. Army basic training at Fort Sill, Okla. PFC. Olivia Harnack, 20, graduated Oct. 21, after approximately 10 weeks of training. Harnack...

 
Keith Deaton

President Lincoln visits Colfax library

COLFAX- Friends of the library and Colfax Chamber of Commerce welcomed Keith Deaton as President Lincoln Thursday, Nov. 17 at the Center. Whitman County Library Executive Director Cody Allen, stated...

 

Firefighters host Toy Box Drive

COLFAX — The Colfax Volunteer firemen are presenting their Firefighters’ Christmas Toy Box Drive. Whitman County Fireman of Colfax has served the children of the county for more than 30 years. The Colfax Fire Department is seeking donations to...

 

Raising funds in Tekoa

The Tekoa Volunteer Fire Association raised approximately $19,000 in support of the community swimming pool and other local needs during a gala celebration Friday night, Nov. 18, in the Tekoa...

 

Tekoa Winter Wonderland

TEKOA—Tekoa Chamber of Commerce is hosting it’s Tekoa Winter Wonderland small business Saturday, Nov. 26 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Attendees will have the chance to shop at local businesses. There will be the chance to take photos with Santa, craft...

 

Palouse Round Table Christmas Bazaar

PALOUSE — Palouse is hosting its Round Table Christmas Bazaar, Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Palouse Community Center, located at 220 East Main Street from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Palouse community member, and organizer Laura Aichele explained that it has...

 

Palouse Turkey Leg fundraiser

PALOUSE — Palouse is hosting their annual Palouse Turkey Leg Fundraiser Thursday Nov . 24 at 8 a.m. All proceeds will fund new books and programming in Palouse. There will be free coffee and donuts provided by Palouse Family Foods and the Palouse...

 

Good Ol' Days

125 Years Ago From the Colfax Gazette, Friday, November 26, 1897 AN INSANE WOMAN Roaming the Country Through the Rain and Snow An apparently demented woman appeared at the Northern Pacific section hou...

 

Senior Menus

Colfax Monday, Nov. 21 Crispy Chicken Wrap w/Veggies, Fruit Salad & Dessert Thursday, Nov. 24 Closed Colton Wednesday, Nov. 23 Crispy Chicken Wrap w/Veggies, Fruit Salad & Dessert Palouse Wednesday, Nov. 23 Chef Salad w/ Tomato, Ham, Turkey,...

 

Athenauem club news

COLFAX — The Atenaueum Club have started their trip with the “Hidden wonders of the Palouse.” Their last meeting of 2022 will be held on Dec. 2 at 11:30 a.m., a Christmas Lunceon at the Catholic Center, 1018 South Main Stree...

 

Fire association hosts dinner and auction

TEKOA—The Tekoa volunteer fire association is hosting their eleventh annual dinner and auction Friday, Nov. 18 at the Tekoa event center. There will be a happy hour at 5:30 p.m., a donation dinner at 6 p.m., and an auction at 7 p.m. The dinner...

 

Good Ol' Days

125 Years Ago From the Colfax Gazette, Friday, November 19, 1897 Three Palouse Youths of Tender Years in Trouble In the female department of the county jail three youths of tender years lie awaiting...

 

Rosalia Veterans Day program

ROSALIA - Veterans were celebrated at Rosalia's Veteran Program Thursday, Nov. 11 at the Veteran's Memorial Park. "I have a T-Shirt that says only two defining forces have ever offered to die for you...

 

Veterans Corner - Harold Knopes

COLFAX– Local veteran, Harold Knopes, 85 joined the Air Force in 1954. “It’s cheating, but I can claim that I’m a veteran of the Korean war,” Knopes said, “I went in 1954. It was declared over in March, I wasn’t even out of basic...

 

Veterans Corner - Tom Barless

COLFAX - Local veteran Tom Barless, 85, of Colfax, lived in Duluth Minnesota when he was drafted into the Army in 1960. "I served in the Army in Germany," Barless said, "I was in the mortar platoon as...

 

Colfax School District Fall Musical back on stage

COLFAX-The Colfax School District is bringing back the annual fall musical with a production of 'Oliver!' Nov. 17 through 23. Director Cary Cammack retired 4 years ago, "I did it for 28 years in Colfa...

 

Senior Menus

Pullman November 11: Closed –Veterans Day November 15: Turkey dinner, mashed potatoes, stuffing, cooked vegetables, roll, and pie Colfax November 10: Tomato soup, grilled cheese, fruit salad, vegetable platter, and dessert November 14: Chef salad...

 

Births

Pullman Regional Hospital Tinsley Fay Paul, a girl, was born Oct. 24, 2022 to parents Jadah Goffic and Tristan Paul of Pullman. She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces. Paternal Grandparents are Adrien Wilson of Pullman and Heather and Kelly Buxton of...

 

Adult candle making class

COLFAX—New business The Coco Bee is hosting a fall candle making class Tuesday, Nov. 15, 6:30 p.m. All adults must RSVP with Sarah at the Whitman county library by calling (509)-397-4366 or emailing [email protected], due to limited...

 

Good Ol' Days

125 Years Ago From the Colfax Gazette, Friday, November 12, 1897 LOST FOR TWO NIGHTS John F. Fisher, a Cook, Wanders Aimlessly About the Fields A sudden and unaccountable disappearance of John F....

 

Rosalia Hosts Area High School Mass Choir and Band Festival

ROSALIA- Rosalia High School hosted the annual High School Mass Choir and Band Festival Concert in the Rosalia School Gymnasium Wed. Oct. 26. Several schools from around the region participated...

 

Senior Menus

Colfax Thursday, Nov. 3 Pork Chops, applesauce, potato coins, caesar salad, birthday dessert Monday, Nov. 7 Lasagna, caesar salad, green beans, apricots, dessert Thursday, Nov. 10 Tomato soup, grilled cheese, fruit salad, vegetable platter, dessert... Full story

 

Good Ol' Days

125 Years Ago From the Colfax Gazette, Friday November 5, 1897 BRUTAL ASSAULT AT GARFIELD Mrs. Hugh Rogers Knocked Down at Her Door, The reign of terror in which the lawless element has held almost...

 

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