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Linda and Larry Fry were home this week from California and manned the Homestead Ministries booth at the Palouse Empire Fair, along with other valuable local volunteers. Homestead Ministries deliver...

 

Pull String art kits available at library

COLFAX - Pull String art kits are available for tweens and teens at the Colfax Library Sept. 20-24. "Pull String art is easy to do and only requires paint, string, and paper," stated Nichole Kopp,...

 

Regional Theatre of the Palouse reopens Sept. 30

PULLMAN – "Sunset Boulevard," a play based on the Billy Wilder film with Andrew Lloyd Weber music, is presented by the Regional Theatre of the Palouse. After 18 months of being closed due to COVID,...

 

New exhibit added to the Libey Gallery

COLFAX — A new photo collage of the World Trade Center is installed at the Libey Gallery The Libey Gallery is in The Center, adjacent to the Colfax Library at 102 S. Main Street. Artist Tom Mohr...

 

Heatons celebrate 60th anniversary

TEKOA — Lifelong Tekoa residents Larry and Virginia Heaton are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary this weekend with a family dinner hosted by their children, John Heaton and Kellie Coffey,...

 

Palouse Days Schedule

Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021 7 am – 10 am: Lions Club Pancake Breakfast – West Main Street 8 am – 11 am: Palouse River Run 9 am – 2 pm: Xenodican Club Book Sale – Palouse Library & Across...

 

Jarms hardware awarded for helping Malden

CHENEY - Jarms Hardware in Cheney was honored by the National Society of the Daughters of the Revolution for their efforts to help Malden after fire destroyed the town. A year ago, immediately after...

 
Faith Terrell

Queen honored 74 years later

ROSALIA - Faith Terrell, 91, of Rosalia, was honored in the Deer Park Tri-County Settlers Association 100th Jubilee. In 1947 Terrell served as the first queen at the Deer Park Old Settlers Picnic and...

 

Births

Trafalgar W. Jones was born on Aug. 29, 2021, to Adam and Irene Jones, of Pullman. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces. Grandparents are Dr. William and Belinda Jones, of Pullman, and Norman and Lynn Shimabukuro, of Mililani, Hawaii. He joins his brother...

 

Dahmen Barn hosts painter on Sept. 12

UNIONTOWN - The Dahmen Barn is hosting painter John Sebastian for a reception on Sept. 12. The theme is Lonely Barns. "Sebastian is on a journey of abstract expressionism and impressionism," stated...

 

Kyla Hansen named to Gonzaga dean's list

SPOKANE — Oakesdale High School 2020 graduate Kyla Hansen made the Dean’s List for Spring semester 2021 at Gonzaga University. Students must earn a 3.50 to 3.84 GPA to be listed. Kyla is the daughter of Kirk and Ronda Hansen. Gonzaga University...

 

Library continues online reading program

COLFAX — The Whitman County Library continues the summer reading challenge program into the fall. The Fall Reading Challenge is for all ages and runs through Nov. 30. Readers can track their progress with a phone app called Beanstalk. It’s...

 

Area graduates receive scholarships

COLFAX — Several Whitman County residents have been awarded Innovia Foundation scholarships toward post-secondary education. Area scholarship winners include: COLFAX HIGH SCHOOL Kari Largent, Hannah Buri, Lexi Booth, and Keirstyn York each...

 

Farm like it's 1948

ROSALIA — Darrin Merritt, Larry Tee, and Cassin Pittmann use a 1948 John Deere 36B combine and a 1948 International Harvester TD14 crawler in a field about two miles east of Rosalia on Aug....

 

Celebration of Life for Royal Rickett

A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, at Community Presbyterian Church in Oakesdale 402 W. Steptoe, Oakesdale, WA 99158. Following the service refreshments will be served in the church...

 

Births

Olivia H. M. Cleveley was born on Aug. 16, 2021, to Mary Sterling and Matt Clevely, of Pullman. She weighed 7 pound, 8 ounces. Grandparents are Susan and Brian Cleveley, of Moscow, Idaho, and Joyce and Rhys Sterling, of Pullman. She joins her...

 

New books donated by Athenaeum club

COLFAX - The Athenaeum Club of Colfax donated two books on fly fishing to Whitman County Library. Thomas McGuane's "The Longest Silence, Life in Fishing" and "The Orvis Fly-Fishing Guide" in memory...

 

Palouse Habitat for Humanity honors volunteers

MOSCOW, Idaho – Roger Willemsen and Donna Bradberry were chosen for the 2020 Helping Hands Award by the Palouse Habitat for Humanity. The award is recognition for significant contributions by a volunteer to build homes for Habitat for Humanity....

 

Dusty news

Bruce Jones, who now lives in upstate New York, is visiting his mother Fran Jones and brother Bryan; helping Bryan in the peach orchard and many chores at the ranch. Kim and Cindy Pitts’s daughter and her family, Amanda, Erik and sons 14-year-old...

 

Trivia night at Colfax Library

COLFAX — People are gathering in person at Schmuck Park for trivia night on Sept. 23. Hosted by the Whitman County Library, the 45-minute event starts at 5:30 p.m. “Adults, bring your team or compete solo in this fun trivia contest, featuring...

 

Watercolor paintings displayed at The Center

COLFAX - Watercolor paintings by Pullman artist Ernie Weiss are on display at The Center in Colfax through Sept. 30. "The bright and vibrant works show the range of Weiss' interests including nature,...

 

Births: Aug. 19, 2021

Angus J Floyd was born on Aug. 11, 2021, to James and Tammy Floyd, of LaCrosse. He weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces. Grandparents are Betty and Earl Floyd, of Auburn, and Fritzie and Jim Wolfe, of...

 

Dusty News

There will be a special outdoor service on Sunday, Aug. 22, at Selbu Lutheran Church near LaCrosse at 10 a.m. There will be a baptism and special music. Everyone is welcome to attend....

 

Local student graduates from EOU

LA GRANDE, Ore. — Eastern Oregon University awarded 389 degrees during the 2020-2021 academic year with one going to a Colfax student. Alexis Maki, of Colfax, graduated with a bachelor's degree "of...

 

Pool is going to the dogs on Sept. 12

MOSCOW, Idaho – The Humane Society of the Palouse and the Hamilton-Lowe Aquatics Center is turning over the pool to dogs on Sept. 12. "For the 14th year, (humane society) has partnered to give...

 

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