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Compassion Closet slated on Jan. 18

Macedonia Baptist Church in Colfax will host its next Compassion Closet session Saturday, Jan. 18, from 9 a.m. to noon at 1904 N. Oak St. in Colfax. It will start an hour earlier to allow more people to come through. This is a free clothing and...

 
 By Karen Broeckel    People    January 16, 2020 

Snow stops church service

Country Bible Church cancelled worship services Sunday, Jan. 5, due to a foot of snow in Moscow where Pastor Steve Szasz lives. Some of the church members attended services at Selbu Lutheran instead. Joan Broeckel spent Tuesday to Friday of last...

 

Library closures

All 14 branches of Whitman County Library will be closed Jan. 19-20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Due dates for library materials have been extended in anticipation of the closure and no late fines will be charged for these days. Drop...

 
 By Anne Lowe    People    January 16, 2020 

Endicott Gun Club report

Endicott Gun Club held its weekly shoot on Jan. 12, a cold and stormy day. There were 22 people shooting in wind, rain, snow and slush in 32-degree weather. Results are as follows: Open: Eric Johnson 24, Larry Garrett 22, Jim Pelissier 21, Trevor...

 

New exhibits at The Center

The Center at Colfax Library announced new art and photography exhibits, while also featuring new resident artists for 2020. One new artist is photographer Sharon Lindsay of Spokane. Lindsay's first e...

 

My Favorite Recipes: January 16, 2020

People move for all sorts of reasons, Mary Davidson and her husband, Kevin, moved to Colfax to be closer to their grandchildren. The couple will be celebrating 40 years of marriage this coming...

 

Sewell exhibit set at Dahmen Barn

Andy Sewell will exhibit his watercolors and oil paintings at Artisans at the Dahmen Barn Jan. 19 through March 1. The exhibit opening will be Jan. 19 from 1 to 4 p.m. The event is free and open to...

 

Rodgers makes list

Alyssa Rodgers of Pullman was named to the dean’s list by Dr. Troy Shoemaker, president of Pensacola Christian College, for academic achievement during the 2019 fall semester. This was a result of earning a semester grade point average of 3.0 or...

 

Grandmother funds

Requests granted by the Colfax Thrifty Grandmother’s club for January 2020 included $300 to the Whitman County Chaplaincy (monthly), $1,000 to Palouse Robotics Team (4H), $1,000 to Colfax High School Principal Fund and $750 to Jennings Elementary...

 

Cooking class set in Endicott

Hallie George will conduct a class on meal planning and bulk cooking Monday, Jan. 20, beginning at 6 p.m. in the Endicott Food Center. Participants will be provided with handouts and steps on how to create and plan meals. For additional information,...

 
Austin Storm; Laura Storm

Bully for You expands in Colfax

On Dec. 5, Bully for You held its first monthly sale in its future home on 220 N. Main St., former long-time location for furniture stores. Austin and Laura Storm, owners of Bully for You and The Stor...

 

Savvy Senior: January 16, 2020

Dear Savvy Senior, I would like to find out if my 73-year-old aunt is eligible for food stamps or any other type of food assistance program. It seems that she has a difficult time affording enough food each month, and I would like to help if I can....

 

Duo arrested at Wawawai Park

Two suspects were arrested Wednesday, Jan. 8, near Wawawai Park on probable charges of possession of drugs with intent to deliver and unlawful possession of firearms, according to a report from Sheriff Brett Myers. Sheriff Myers said the arrest...

 

Broadband correction

In the Gazette's Jan. 9 edition, an article on the Port of Whitman's Broadband LLC work incorrectly stated that for the port's staff time managing the LLC, they will be compensated $69,045 for the first three years of management. The correct amount...

 

Baylor lists Claassen

Lauren Ashley Claassen, LaCrosse, made the fall Dean's List at Baylor University. Students honored on the Dean's List are undergraduates with a minimum grade-point average of 3.7, while enrolled in a minimum of 12 semester hours....

 

On Whitworth honor roll

Aja Schmick of Endicott was named to the provost's honor roll for the fall 2019 semester at Whitworth University. Undergraduate students who maintain a grade-point average of 3.75 or better during the semester are named to the rol...

 

Pullman issues call for utility box art

Pullman Arts Commission invites all artists on the Palouse to submit works of art for Pullman’s next utility box vinyl wrap design. The winning utility box wrap will be unveiled during the 2020 Pullman ArtFest. Design theme this year is open....

 

Downtowners set meeting

Colfax Downtown Association will conduct their annual meeting Tuesday, Jan. 14, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Colfax Mercantile. A meet and greet session will be conducted to provide information on association projects and the state B & O tax credit...

 

W-I Symphony lists finalists

Washington Idaho Symphony has announced the 2020 Young Artist Competition finalists. The review panel chose three in the high school division and eight in the college division to compete for the $1,000 prize and the opportunity to perform with the...

 

Tekoa Library offers series on eating

Brenna VanDalsen, from Whitman Hospital, will present an eight-week series “Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating” Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m., beginning Jan. 14 at the Tekoa Library. Space is limited so registration is required. All materials will be provided...

 

Garfield Library seeks rummage sale donations

Garfield Library is accepting donations of gently used items through Jan. 23 for its first rummage sale. The sale will be Friday, Jan. 24, and Saturday, Jan. 25, in the Community Center behind the Garfield Library from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with all...

 
 By Anne Lowe    People    January 9, 2020

Volunteer Christmas clean-up

Ray Huntly, Dave Wingo, Bob Clements, Gale Larson, Larry and Teri Garrett were some of the people who helped un-decorate Christmas lights in Endicott. They used pickups, end loaders and human power to complete the job. The town looked festive this...

 
Tye Griffin; Scott Knight; Julie Knight; Tim Saunders

Baseball Coach Scott Knight inducted into U.S. hall of fame

Coach Scott Knight, former Stanwood High School baseball coach who also made career stops at Rosalia and Pullman, was recently inducted into the National High School Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame at...

 

Cheez-It Bowl and Christmas cheer

Warren and Connie Horton attended the Cheez-It Bowl game in Arizona, between WSU and Air Force, on Dec. 27, 2019. They were accompanied by their daughter Debbie Hopkins of Boise and daughter Renee Horton of Seattle. They joined a family group for a p...

 

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