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  • Palouse Hot Rod Show

    Whitman County Gazette|Jun 6, 2024

  • Snake River Family Festival this weekend

    Olivia Harnack, Whitman County Gazette|Jun 6, 2024

    COLFAX - The Port of Whitman County is hosting its 7th annual Snake River Family Festival this weekend. The festivities run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Boyer Park and Marina this Saturday, June 8. The day will feature live music from Americana band The Wasteland Kings, a complimentary barbecue lunch, and Ferdinand's classic ice cream while supplies last. Activities for kids of all ages will be available on land and in the water, and various vendors will offer river-themed entertainment and...

  • Mobility fund helps provide local resident a wheelchair

    Teresa Simpson, Whitman County Gazette|Jun 6, 2024

    COLFAX - The Council on Aging and Human Services was able to donate the first wheelchair from its 'mobility' fund to Colfax resident Berylene DeYoung. DeYoung was presented the the wheelchair on Thursday, May 30, to assist her at the Colfax Senior Meal site. The fund was started by the family of Jerry Schmick, a long-time Whitman County resident who passed away about a year ago. Schmick's son-in-law Daniel Moore presented the wheelchair to DeYoung. "The food pantry was in need of a wheelchair,...

  • Tekoa Slippery Gulch countdown begins

    Olivia Harnack, Whitman County Gazette|Jun 6, 2024

    TEKOA - The countdown for the Slippery Gulch Days festival is on as locals prepare for the week of celebratory festivities. The annual celebration kicks off on Monday, June 10, as the Fishing Derby commences in Hangman Creek. Fish measuring occurs from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., on Thursday, June 13, and Friday from noon to 7 p.m. Fishing measurement takes place at Memorial Park, next to the pharmacy. Also on Friday, a free throw competition welcomes all to the outdoor basketball court. The competition...

  • Another year ended, a new beginning

    Teresa Simpson, Whitman County Gazette|Jun 6, 2024

    COLFAX - Tassels were turned as several Whitman County seniors went through graduation ceremonies last weekend, Saturday, June 1 and 2. Colfax, Colton, Garfield-Palouse and Oakesdale all made a huge step forward into their futures on Saturday, June 1 and St. John-Endicott seniors also celebrated with friends and family on Sunday, June 2. On Saturday, Colfax's senior class of 2024 went into the world beyond high school with the motto "Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around...

  • Rosalia Battle Days

    Olivia Harnack, Whitman County Gazette|Jun 6, 2024

    ROSALIA - Battle Days brought the community together for a weekend of celebration and honor in Rosalia. The fun began at 3:30 p.m. with free swimming and games at the pool. Later that evening, the Battle Days Association provided a dinner with live music at the Rosalia City Park. Saturday started out bright and early for the runners and walkers of the community. Rosalia's annual fun run took runners from the fire station through South Whitman Avenue to the monument at Steptoe Battlefield State...

  • Eugene Max Hubble

    Eugene Max Hubble

    Whitman County Gazette|May 30, 2024

    Eugene Max Hubble, 80, longtime school teacher, passed away on May 16, 2024, in St. John, Wash. Max was born on July 11, 1941, to Austin and Rose Hubble in Longview, Wash. He lived in Cathlamet until the 5th grade when his parents moved to St. John. He graduated in 1959 and excelled in all sports. After graduations, he attended Boise State where he played football. He finished his education at Washington State University getting his teaching degree in 1964. Max spent 30 years teaching 6th grade... Full story

  • John Wayne Riders on the trail

    Teresa Simpson, Whitman County Gazette|May 30, 2024

    TEKOA — The John Wayne Trail Riders are on the trail again this year, riding horse drawn carriages along the trail. Riders started on Friday, May 24, and are now in Malden for a rest day on Thursday, May 30. The trail riders will set out from Malden on Friday, May 31, going 10 miles were they will set up camp in Rosalia. The riders will not be in this year’s Rosalia Battle Days parade and will set out at 7 a.m. on Saturday, June 1 and go 22 miles until they hit Tekoa where they will end with an end of the ride celebration. The trail ride wil...

  • Local family to open new drain business

    Teresa Simpson, Whitman County Gazette|May 30, 2024

    COLFAX - Long time residents Tony and Amanda Talley are starting their own plumbing business in Colfax called Cobra Drains Services Company. The Talleys have lived in Colfax for almost 20 years. "He's been in the plumbing and mainline business for years," Amanda Talley said. The Talleys have been obtaining their business licenses and are excited to serve Colfax and Whitman County. "We're excited to be a service that can be counted on," said Tony, adding that Cobra Drains Services Company will...

  • Whitman County highway construction season begins

    Olivia Harnack, Whitman County Gazette|May 30, 2024

    COLFAX –– The summer highway construction season started on Tuesday, May 28, with many projects planned. According to reports, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is planning to chip-seal two local highways in Whitman County. Crews will resurface 44 miles of State Route 23 between Steptoe and Sprague and chip seal 21 miles of SR 194 between Pullman and Almota on the Snake River. Motorists can expect delays through these work zones, with flaggers directing one lane of traffic....

  • Senior Menus

    Whitman County Gazette|May 30, 2024

    Colfax Thursday, May 30 Shepherd’s pie, cabbage salad, fruit cocktail, s’mores cookie bars Monday, June 3 Chicken strips, french fries with pub sauce, green salad, fruit, birthday dessert – strawberry cupcakes. Colton Wednesday, June 5 Oven baked chicken, pasta with garlic butter, beets, caesar salad, birthday dessert – strawberry cupcakes. Palouse Wednesday, June 5 Breakfast casserole with ham, eggs, veggies and cheese; roasted potatoes; breakfast fruit; cinnamon rolls. Pullman Friday, May 31 Oriental chicken salad, fresh fruit, rolls,...

  • Births

    Whitman County Gazette|May 30, 2024

    Pullman Regional Hospital Elliot Jane Bodart “EJ,” a girl was born May 20, 2024 to parents Tyler and Adrianna Bodart, of Pullman. She weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces. Paternal Grandparents are Bruce and Triena Bodart, of West Bend, Wis. Maternal Grandparents are Aaron and Autumn Rieger. Knox Swenson, a boy, was born May 20, 2024 to parents Colten and Shae Swenson, of Moscow, Idaho. He weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces. Paternal Grandparents are Blake and Andrea Swenson, of Pocatello, Idaho. Maternal Grandparents are Marc and Marci Modersitski, of Alp...

  • Hot Rod Gathering and Art Walk

    Teresa Simpson, Whitman County Gazette|May 30, 2024

    PALOUSE — The Spring Hotrod Gathering will be happening in Palouse this weekend from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 1. The gathering will feature hot rods, customs cars, and choppers pre-1965 only. People are invited to enter their hotrods for a small fee. The show will start at 11 a.m., followed by a frozen t-shirt challenge at 1 p.m. and the t-shirt booth will close at 2 p.m. Trophies will be placed in from of recipients’ cars at 3:30 p.m. Individual favorites will receive a trophy. Main Street will open at 6 p.m., and the Palouse Cab...

  • Pine City receives a new welcome sign

    Teresa Simpson, Whitman County Gazette|May 30, 2024

    PINE CITY - Pine City boasts a new welcome sign replacing the one that was burned in the 2020 Babb Fire. According to Board Member of the Pine City Historical Society Teresa Brown, Jim and Sue Crutcher Rhodes, a generous couple who have never lived in Pine City, made the new sign possible. Brown said that the Crutcher family does have ties to Pine City, going back to 1880 when Sue's great-grandfather, Sam Crutcher, first came to the area. "Sam was born in Kentucky and served in the War of the...

  • Rosalia celebrates Battle Days this weekend

    Teresa Simpson, Whitman County Gazette|May 30, 2024

    ROSALIA — Battle Days is in route again this year with a weekend of fun May 31 and June 1. Festivities start, Friday, May 31, with dinner provided by the Battle Days Association at 5 p.m. at the Rosalia Park. From 3:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. there will be free swimming and games at the pool. Also on Friday, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. live music will be provided by Valente and The Jim Basnight Band. Saturday, June 1, will start out at 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. with a Scouts Breakfast at the fire station, 607 Whitman Avenue. The Fun Run will take at 8 a.m., with r...

  • Rosalia house lost in a blaze

    Whitman County Gazette|May 30, 2024

    ROSALIA - The Rosalia Fire Department District 7 was dispatched for a house fire off U.S. Highway 195 near the rest area at approximately 5:45 p.m., on Friday, May 24. Rosalia Fire Chief Laura Lautenschlager said that the fire was fully involved upon the first unit's arrival, and they were able to put it out and back in service by 2 a.m. on Saturday, May 25. Lautenschlager said that the fire was caused by a candle and that the house was a total loss. "Both occupants of the house escaped with no...

  • Senior Menus

    Whitman County Gazette|May 23, 2024

    Colfax Thursday, May 23 Oven baked chicken, gourmet mac and cheese, grape and broccoli salad, blueberry cream cheese muffins Monday, May 27 Closed - Memorial Day Colton Wednesday, May 29 Tater tot casserole with veggies, fruit salad, tomato cucumber salad, fudge pops Endicott Tuesday, May 28 Tater tot casserole, salad bar, fruit, dessert Palouse Wednesday, May 29 Pullman visiting, pot roast, mashed potatoes with gravy, carrots, pears, brownies Pullman Friday, May 24 Pot roast, mashed potatoes with gravy, carrots, pears, cranberry orange...

  • Pullman Regional Hospital

    Whitman County Gazette|May 23, 2024

    Raegan Lou Beale, a girl, was born on April 27, 2024 to parents Cameron and Lexi Beale, of Pomeroy. She weighed 7 pounds, 6.3 ounces. Paternal Grandparents are Bill and Robyn Beale, of Pomeroy. Maternal Grandparents are Paul Coleman, of Grants Pass, Ore., and Kari Coleman, of Pomeroy. Raegan joins brother William, 4, at home. Madeline Mack, a girl, was born May 11, 2024 to parents Ryan and Ashley Mack, of Genesee, Idaho. Madeline joins brothers Shawn, 10 and Declan, 1, and sister Brooklyn, 4, at home. Lincoln George Morgan, a boy, was born May...

  • Veteran's Corner: Ronald Harder

    Teresa Simpson, Whitman County Gazette|May 23, 2024

    PALOUSE — Born at the old St. Ignatius Hospital and raised in Colfax, Ronald “Ron” Harder , 79, of Palouse, joined Washington State University ROTC to learn how to fly helicopters, going onto serve in Vietnam. Harder said during his military service he had to take two years training at Washington State University ROTC “They promised to teach me to be a pilot, so I went two more years ,” he said. Becoming a second lieutenant after training, Harder then went to his next training at Fort Knox, Kentucky, as an armor officer. He married his wife...

  • Pat's Books closing

    Teresa Simpson, Whitman County Gazette|May 23, 2024

    ROSALIA — Pat’s Books and combined business Just Stuff is closing after over 20 years of being in business. Rosalia local and owner Pat Voge said that she is in the process of closing and will be getting rid of the books her store has collected since 1998. “I will be open for Battle Days and then a couple days after that, and we’ll be trying to eliminate things out of here,” Voge said. Voge said that she started out small, with just the front of the building, but had expanded. The business started when Duplicates, a bookstore that had close...

  • County students place at State FFA Convention

    Olivia Harnack, Whitman County Gazette|May 23, 2024

    COLFAX - Students from around Whitman County competed in the Future Farmers of America (FFA) State Convention from Thursday, May 9, to Saturday, May 11. Colfax High School emerged as the leading school at the convention, with 22 students winning various awards, including competitions, degrees and the prestigious Star Farmer in Placement Award. Garfield-Palouse FFA had the second most placing students in the county, with 14 students placing. Oakesdale High School took home the most first-place...

  • Students clean up cemetery

    Teresa Simpson, Whitman County Gazette|May 23, 2024

    FARMINGTON - Sophomore students from the Upper Columbia Academy in Spangle helped out at the Farmington Cemetery on Wednesday, May 8, cleaning up and power washing headstones. Farmington Mountain View Cemetery District Commissioner Wes Wagner said that the students do their community service four times a year, and the program is ran by Curtis Anderson. "I was interested in having them come help clean up some of the old gravestones from the early to lat 1800s," said Wagner. HOPE Task Force Coordi...

  • Another May Day in the books

    Teresa Simpson, Whitman County Gazette|May 23, 2024

    GARFIELD - Families and community members gathered along California Street as an announcer declared who was walking through the Saturday, May 18, May Day annual parade. The second day of the festivities started out with the kids parade, locals could be seen riding down the street on four wheelers and walking with colorful costumes. Following the kids, were Whitman County Garfield Fire District 3 fire trucks. One engine shot a stream of water out over the street. Ambulances from Whitman County...

  • Senior Menus

    Whitman County Gazette|May 16, 2024

    Colfax Thursday, May 16 Pot roast, mashed potatoes with gravy, carrots, pears; apple, cranberry, pear crisp Monday, May 20 Homemade pizza, green salad, peaches and blueberries, ice cream sundae bar with toppings Colton Wednesday, May 22 Fiesta taco salad, chips, cheese, olives, tomatoes, salsa, sour cream; apricots; no bake cookie Palouse Wednesday, May 22 Pulled pork sandwich, coleslaw, vegetable tray, fruit, dessert Pullman Friday, May 17 Baked potato bar with chili, cheese, onions, sour cream, salsa; broccoli; peaches; s’mores cookie bars T...

  • Births

    Whtiman County Gazette|May 16, 2024

    Pullman Regional Hospital Paul Gerhardt Graham, a boy was born May 5, 2024 to parents Shawn and Susan Graham, of Pullman. He weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces. Paternal Grandparents are R. Jeannine Graham, of Taos, New Mexico. Maternal Grandparents are Roderick and Sandra Duesterhoeft, of Hutchinson, Minn. Paul joins sister Annabelle, 16 months, at home. Easton Miller Jones, a boy, was born May 5, 2024 to parents Monica Miller and Kaden Jones, of Moscow. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces. Paternal Grandparents are Galen Jones, of Julieaetta, Idaho., and...

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