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 People    May 23, 2019 
Colleen Young

My Favorite Recipes: Meet Colleen Young

Colleen was born and raised in San Diego, Calif., where her family settled while her dad served in the Navy and then later worked for the Navy as a civilian. During her first year of Mueller College o...

 
 By Karen Broeckel    People    May 23, 2019 

Soup packets made in record time

Homestead Ministries had a multi-church event making 3,000 soup ingredient bags in a record time of two-and-a-half hours last week. The soup bags are going to local food banks and food banks in central Washington state, as well as 1,500 to Zimbabwe...

 
 By Debbie Casey    People    May 23, 2019 

Vacation Bible camp slated for LaCrosse

Pastor David Wells of United Methodist Church and Pastor John Cross of Selbu Lutheran Church met May 19 with the Community of Faith group which has been working on various projects for the community. The main topic was this year's Vacation Bible...

 
 People    May 23, 2019 

Births: May 23, 2019

At Pullman Regional Hospital Wheatley, Finnegan Dickson, born May 7 at nine pounds, five ounces, to Thad and Anna Wheatley, Pullman, Wash. Paternal grandparents are Dale and Dennis Myers, Wenatchee, Wash. Maternal grandparents are Dan and Rae Scott,... Full story

 
 People    May 23, 2019 

Scholz duo named Rosalia grand marshals

Rosalia Chamber of Commerce has honored Bob and Sharon Scholz from Thornton by naming them grand marshals of this year’s 50th annual Rosalia Battle Days Parade and celebration. Bob and Sharon began farming in the Rosalia/Thornton area in 1959. Shar...

 
 People    May 23, 2019 

Savvy Senior: The Long-Term Care Benefit Many Veterans Are Missing Out On

Dear Savvy Senior, I have heard that the VA has a benefit that can help veterans and spouses with long-term care costs. We recently had to move my 86-year-old father – who served in the army nearly 60 years ago – into an assisted living...

 
 People    May 23, 2019 

Good Old Days: May 23, 2019

125 years ago The Commoner, May 18, 1894 A movement is on foot for the formation of an Interstate Collegiate Oratorical Association, among the schools of collegiate grade in Washington, Oregon and Idaho. Thus far the name of Colfax College has not...

 
 By Karen Broeckel    People    May 16, 2019

Cemetery work day booked

A work day has been scheduled at the Dusty Cemetery beginning at 7:30 a.m. Monday, May 20. Please bring weed eaters, shovels, rakes, etc. At Dusty B.B. Club's annual guest luncheon May 8 in the Jones Schoolhouse at the Palouse Empire Fairground, Keit...

 
 By Anne Lowe    People    May 16, 2019

Club makes quilts for World Relief

Elizabeth Circle of Trinity Lutheran Church met at the Parish Hall Tuesday, May 7. They completed 20 small quilts for Lutheran World Relief bundles. Attending were Carol Hannas, Margaret Schmick, Sue Bafus, Gail Bilow, Louise Owens, Jerine Gray,...

 
 By Crystal Langley    People    May 16, 2019
Melissa Harrison Leinweber

My Favorite Recipes: Meet Melissa Leinweber of Colfax

Melissa Harrison Leinweber is a real estate agent at the new RE/MAX office in Colfax. Even though she has only been an agent for about a year now, she said "I'm more eager than ever before and have...

 
Samantha Nguyen

New Albion librarian named

Whitman County Library announces the hiring of Samantha Nguyen as Albion Library Branch manager. Nguyen replaces Lynn Fleharty, who worked as library manager for the past five years. Located in the...

 
Ayden Miller

Colfax jazz band wraps up competition run

Colfax Jazz Band wrapped up its spring season with a concert last Thursday in the high school gym. The band performed here after placing second in its division at the Mt. Hood Community College Jazz...

 
 By Debbie Casey    People    May 16, 2019

LaCrosse fields FFA winners

LaCrosse FFA teams/members placed first at state and qualified for nationals at the state convention last week at WSU. Meats Team: TJ Harder - first, Trey Fleming - fourth, Ty Harder - fifth, Alynn Harder - ninth and Jasmin Watson. Girls Marketing:...

 
Carson Cloaninger

Cloaninger earns Eagle

Carson Cloaninger, son of Dick and Lana Cloaninger of Colfax, has passed his final board of review to qualify for the Boy Scout Eagle award, the highest honor in scouting. Cloaninger's Eagle Scout...

 

Officer Handley resigns

Colfax Police Officer Joe Handley has resigned as a member of the Colfax Police Department. Handley, who previously served on the Palouse Police Department, joined the Colfax department last October. Handley's departure leaves the Colfax department...

 
 By Jana Mathia    People    May 9, 2019
Keith Niehenke

Local boys place 1, 2 at regional contest

Twins Cash and Rye Niehenke of Oakesdale placed first and second in the Northwest Regional Fiddle Contest in Spokane April 27-28. They will now advance to the national competition in June at Weiser,...

 
 By Debbie Casey    People    May 9, 2019

Virtual Reality at LaCrosse

Virtual Reality will be at the LaCrosse Library and LaCrosse School on Monday, May 13, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Thursday, May 16, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the LaCrosse Library. Participants interact with a robot, see a T-Rex up close, travel to...

 
 By Anne Lowe    People    May 9, 2019

Bloomsday runners

Endicott runners who participated and finished the Bloomsday race in Spokane Sunday were Jen Johnson; Bob Curry; Lorna Burns; her daughter, Jodi Stalter, Monroe, Wash.; grandson, Kolby Stalter of EWU, and friend Ann Donaldson, Rockford Bay, Idaho....

 
Leonard and Tracy Mathia

My Favorite Recipes:Meet Leonard and Tracy Mathia, Garfield

Leonard and Tracy Mathia of Garfield have been married for almost 38 years. Meeting while Leonard was on his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, they had to wait until he had...

 
 By Karen Broeckel    People    May 9, 2019

Tick infestation heavy along Big Alkali Creek

Tick infestation has been so high along the Alkali Flat creeks that cattle health has been affected. Many of the ranchers have been treating their herds with a dip that helps alleviate the problem. This is an unusually high infestation due to spring...

 

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