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  • Rosalia Garden Club Arbor Day event

    Teresa Simpson, Whitman County Gazette|Apr 20, 2023

    ROSALIA — Rosalia Garden Club plans to observe National Arbor Day on Friday, April 28th, with a tree planting at 1 p.m. at the city mini-park next to the library. The chosen tree for this year is a Zelkova Serrata or City Sprite Zelkova for its compact size, ease of care, and good fall color. The location for the tree is the west bank, having been recently cleaned up from overgrown brush and undesirable plants due to not being landscaped in twenty-five years. A grant from the Washington State Federation of Garden Clubs and a donation from t...

  • Rosalia news

    Mary Widman, Gazette Correspondent|Mar 9, 2023

    ROSALIA — On Sunday March 19th, Dr. Nona Hengen will be a guest speaker at the Rosalia Community Church at the 10 AM service. Dr. Hengen is from Spangle, WA and is a well known local artist, author and historian. She is a realistic western artist known for a variety of animals, landscapes, the Steptoe Battle and for her speaking ability to share her deep knowledge of local history. She will be specifically speaking about some of her religious paintings including her version of “The Last Supper” . Everyone is most welcome to attend the churc...

  • New business opens in Rosalia

    Teren Kowatsch, Whitman County Gazette|Dec 29, 2022

    ROSALIA – Pine Creek Provisions opened its doors on Nov. 23 of this year, initially offering animal feed to the people of Rosalia. A month later, the owners – married couple Jessica and David Clark and Jessica’s mother Jennifer Engle – opted to expand its products to include baked goods as well as health and welfare products. “We’ve seen lots of places open up and not make it in town,” Jessica said. “So we did as much as we could to diversify what we sold, that way the better we would be.” One of such places was Red Brick Cafe, which close...

  • Rosalia Garden Club News

    Teresa Simpson, Whitman County Gazette|Oct 27, 2022

    ROSALIA – Rosalia Garden Club will meet Wednesday, Nov. 2, 9:30 a.m. at the Rosalia Community Church. Carley Dube is the hostess for refreshments. The program “Fall Designs” starts at 10:00 a.m. presented by member and president of Floral Art Designers/Judges Council of Spokane Lori Wise. Wise main focus will be on “How to create a Door Hanging Design for the month of November” using local plant materials. Members should check their yearbook for further activities. Rosalia Garden Club will spon...

  • Rosalia celebrates Battle Days

    Olivia Harnack, Whitman County Gazette|Jun 9, 2022

  • Photography collection about quilts on display

    Whitman County Gazette|Aug 12, 2021

    ROSALIA - Sharon Lindsay took photographs of the Harvest of Quilts show in Rosalia and is now displaying her work. The Whitman County Library and several businesses in Rosalia recently adorned their buildings with quilts for the show. Lindsay photographed the show and prints on display in the window of The Center, adjacent to the library. The photographs are being displayed through Aug. 31, according to Shirley Cornelius, Whitman County Library business manager....

  • Rosalia Garden Club receives state honor

    Whitman County Gazette|Jul 29, 2021

    ROSALIA - The Rosalia Garden Club received the highest number of points for working with youth for the second year in a row. The Washington State Federation of Garden Clubs determined Rosalia was the highest scoring club, according to Publicity Chairman Marva Lee Peterschick. The club recently conducted three programs to involve youth. The club sponsored Rosalia school children in a Pollinator Power contest and five children received blue ribbons and $10. The posters were required to show bats...

  • Rosalia news

    Mike Day, Gazette Correspondent|Jul 15, 2021

    ROSALIA - Rosalia's "Harvest of Quilts," is July 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Quilts are displayed on Main Street with some put inside shops. The event marks its second year after starting in 2019 and being canceled for 2020. About 75 quilts were shown two years ago, with more than 300 people attending the event, which is sponsored by Rosalia Battle Days Association....

  • Rosalia graduation parade to end in Malden

    Jun 11, 2020

    Rosalia Schools announced its commencement ceremony will take place June 13 at 2 p.m. in the senior parking lot at Rosalia School. Families will be limited to two cars for the drive-through style graduation ceremony. Friends, staff and community members are encouraged to use the gift drop-off in front of the school from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., to send well wishes to the graduates. The Valedictorian and Salutatorian speeches will be posted online prior to the ceremony at, along with a Class of 2020 tribute video. Following...

  • Battle Days 2020 surrenders

    Mike Day, Gazette Correspondent|May 28, 2020

    Due to the current pandemic, the Battle Days Association Board of Directors has decided to cancel its events for 2020. Those events are: the main parade, kiddie parade, all vendors associated with Battle Days. The board has been convinced that it is best for the Battle Days Association to cancel the above-mentioned events at this time, due to the uncertainty of what the next months have in store, the Governor’s guidelines and concern for the safety of those who come to enjoy the events. The a...

  • Veterans rite set at Rosalia

    Mike Day, Gazette Correspondent|Oct 31, 2019

    Rosalia Veterans Day ceremony will be Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at Rosalia Veterans Memorial Park located behind the Texaco Station Visitor Center on Whitman Avenue. The Rosalia Boy Scout Troop #588 will present a ceremony for retirement of flags. Attendees are asked to bring flags that are no longer useable. Guest speaker will be Mike Maehl, who served as a captain in the Marine Corps and was an infantry platoon commander in Vietnam. Now retired, he currently lives in Spokane. Carl Diesldorff will...

  • Music stands, pig roast on agenda for Rosalia

    Mike Day, Gazette Correspondent|Aug 29, 2019

    Rosalia’s band program is looking to get students take-home music stands. The stands will belong to the band program, but will be free for students to check out each year. Quality wire music stands cost about $15 each. Stands for all 70 band students in grades 5-12 will cost between $900-$1,000. A donation of any amount is appreciated. Wire music stands give students a designated place to put their music while practicing, encourages good posture and are portable. Contact band director Steven Mun...

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    Curb paint at Rosalia fire station

    Jul 18, 2019

  • Quilt show, Saturday markets set for Rosalia

    Mike Day, Gazette Correspondent|Jul 11, 2019

    The first annual “Harvest of Quilts” show has been scheduled for July 27 at Rosalia. The show will feature quilts which will be on display along the downtown area and shops at other buildings. Marianne Morkve, a member of the Rosalia Third Thursday quilting group, said between 40 and 50 quilts have been signed up to date for the event. Quilts will be on display from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Also new at Rosalia will be second Saturday market sale at Pinewood Cottage on July 13, Aug. 10, Sept. 14, Oct...

  • Rosalia trot raises funds; town yard sale Saturday

    Mike Day, Gazette Correspondent|May 2, 2019

    Rosalia Schools Friday hosted the Trot for Tots walk-a-thon in which students pledge to walk laps for donations. This was the sixth year of the event. The featured charity this year was HOPE School in Spokane. HOPE stands for Hearing Oral Program of Excellence. They provide services/therapy for children ages birth through four years who are dealing with hearing loss. The goal was to raise $3,000 through the walk-a-thon, which is organized by the Rosalia High School leadership class. In the past...

  • Sod goes down in Rosalia

    Sep 27, 2018

  • Rosalia blood drive

    Mike Day, Gazette Correspondent|Aug 9, 2018

    Inland Northwest Blood Center mobile unit will be at the Rosalia Fire station Wednesday, Aug 15, to receive blood donations. They will be at the station from 2:30 to 6:15 p.m. Residents can make an appointment by calling 800-423-0151 or online at Residents who want to submit names for the Rosalia community calendar are asked to submit information and payment to Mike Day before the end of the month. The community calendar is circulated at the start of the school year. Call Day...

  • Extend deadline for RMT calendars

    Mike Day, Gazette Correspondent|Jul 26, 2018

    Rosalia-Malden-Thornton community calendar order forms are available at the Rosalia INB branch, Rosalia Coffee, Whole in the Wall Pizza, Rosalia Post Office and from Mike Day. The deadline has been extended until Aug. 15 and the calendars will be available by Aug. 31. The calendars are $8 each and all of the money will go to the Rosalia Community Float & Royalty Association to pay for scholarships, building and maintaining the community float and the Miss Rosalia and Mr. RHS...

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    Julie Pittmann attends DAR national convention

    Mike Day, Gazette Correspondent|Jul 12, 2018

    Julie Pittmann, Washington regent for the Daughters of the American Revolution, joined more than DAR 3,500 members last week in the nation's capital for the 127th Continental Congress, the service organization's annual meeting. The week-long convention consisted of business sessions, committee meetings and social functions and was topped off with formal evening ceremonies at which national award winners are honored. At the ceremony honoring our nation's military personnel and veterans, they...

  • Rosalia calendars now on sale

    Mike Day, Gazette Correspondent|Aug 17, 2017

    Rosalia The 2017-18 Rosalia-Malden-Thornton community calendars are still available to order. All proceeds from the advertisements and calendar sales will go to the Rosalia Community Float and Royalty Association which builds and maintains the Rosalia Community Float and sponsors the Miss Rosalia and Mr. RHS programs. The calendars cost $8, and family birthdates and anniversaries can be added. Other important community events including Timberwolf fall and winter sports schedules, school...

  • Candidates at Rosalia park

    Mike Day, Gazette Correspondent|Jul 13, 2017

    Rosalia The community is invited to come and meet the candidates for the upcoming 2017 election at 2 p.m. Aug. 5 at Rosalia City Park....

  • Rosalia projects underway

    May 4, 2017

    Rosalia Tanya Charles Mike Day is back home and busily rounding up prizes for his annual Battle Days raffle. He will be selling tickets, and the drawings will be June 3 during Battle Days. Visit Mike at Lee’s Garage on the corner of Whitman and 7th. Miss Rosalia and Mr. RHS courts will be taking orders for the revived Community Calendar next to Mike’s Raffle. They will also have a bake sale. Rosalia Community Float and Royalty Association is busily working on this year’s float, themed “Adventures in Candy Land.” Don Teal did a makeover...

  • Mike Day returns home

    Mike Day, Gazette Correspondent|Apr 27, 2017

    Rosalia Rosalia's Mike Day returned to his residence here April 19 after more than two months of hospitalizations and rehabilitation recovery. Day underwent major surgery in Spokane and then resided at Whitman Health and Rehab in Colfax. He then underwent additional surgery and resided at a recovery center in Post Falls. He later returned to the Colfax rehab site until he was allowed to return to his residence in Rosalia. Day said he looked forward to resuming his stint as Rosalia's official...

  • Etcetera April 13

    Apr 13, 2017

    Rosalia blood drive Inland Northwest Blood Center, along with Rosalia volunteers led by Leslie Gunnels, will coordinate a blood drive at Rosalia High School Monday, April 17, from 10 a.m until 1 p.m. Contact Jennifer Zimmerman for more information. 509-847-8792. Garfield Senior Meal The next Garfield Senior Meal will be April 20 at noon in the Garfield American Legion Hall. The menu will be tuna casserole, mixed fruit salad, green salad with dressing, garlic bread, dessert, punch and coffee. Library closure Colfax branch of Whitman County... Full story

  • Rosalia women's Yule party booked for Dec. 5

    Mike Day, Gazette Correspondent|Nov 23, 2016

    Rosalia The annual Rosalia Women's Christmas party is planned for Dec. 5, 2016, at Holy Rosary Parish 622 N. Plaza Ave., Rosalia, at 7 p.m. All women in the Rosalia, Malden, Pine City and Thornton areas are invited. The evening will include Christmas carols, games, door prizes, dessert and special music. Sandra Nereim will be the guest speaker. She and her husband pastored the Rosalia Assembly of God church for more than 26 years before retiring last year. A gift exchange is planned and women... Full story

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