Whitman County Gazette - Serving Whitman County since 1877

Articles from the 'Community Briefs' series

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 17 of 17



 By Staff Report    People    February 25, 2021 

Post-It note art competition

COLFAX — The junior high art club will hold a Post-It Note Art Competition during March. Junior-senior high school staff and teachers are eligible to enter. All artworks are to be completed on a “Post-It” note, and will be displayed in the art... Full story

 
 By Staff Report    People    February 25, 2021 

Blood drive set for March 4

COLFAX — The Colfax School District will hold a STEM Grant Blood Drive March 4 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at The Center on Main Street. The district needs to reach 30 donors to receive a $2,000 STEM (science, technology, engineering and math)...

 
 By Staff Report    People    February 25, 2021 

Spirit Week at Colfax High School

COLFAX — Colfax Junior-Senior High School will hold Spirit Week March 1-3. Monday: Pajama Day Tuesday: Teacher Tuesday (“Dress like your favorite teacher”) Wednesday: Decade Day Prizes will be given to best-dressed female and male from each...

 
 By Staff Report    People    February 25, 2021 

Seven Colfax kids place at FBLA regionals

COLFAX — Results are in for the FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) regional competition with seven Colfax students placing in the event held online. Corbin Burt took first place in Introduction to FBLA; Madeline Tate placed third in Job...

 
 By Staff Report    People    February 25, 2021 

Uniontown Sausage Feed pickup-only

UNIONTOWN — The 68th annual Uniontown Sausage Feed will be a curbside pick-up event for 2021. It’s held at the community center on March 7. Organizers made the announcement due to state virus restrictions for in-person dining. The drive-through...

 

College students make honor rolls

SPOKANE — Two Whitman County residents made the Provost’s Honor Roll for the fall 2020 semester at Whitworth University. Lauryn Rawls, of Garfield, and Logan Stanley, of LaCrosse, both maintained a minimum grade-point average of 3.75 to make the...

 

Hansen named to Gonzaga list

SPOKANE —Kyla Hansen, a 2020 graduate of Oakesdale High School, was named to the Gonzaga University Dean’s List for the fall 2020 semester. To make the list, she had a grade-point average between 3.50-3.84, the university stated. Hansen’s...

 

Zarings welcome first grandchild

DUSTY — Keith and Leliah Zaring welcomed their first great grandchild Jan. 14. Zeke Keith Zaring was born to Zach and Katie Zaring of Colfax. He weighed 8 pounds 9 ounces. Grandparents are Gordon and Sherri Pitts of Okanagan and Cindy Zaring of...

 

Addis takes Pullman's tourism helm

PULLMAN — Ireland Addis has been named interim tourism director for the Pullman Chamber and Visitor Center. Addis has also taken a seat as co-chairwoman of the Palouse Scenic ByWay Commmittee, along with Co-Chairman Dave Mahan, the Whitman County...

 

Local makes President's List at Gonzaga

DIAMOND — A local woman has made the President’s List for Gonzaga University in Spokane. Sara Whelchel was named to the list for maintaining a grade-point average of between 3.85-4.0 during the fall semester, according to the university. Gonzaga...

 

Three named to county boards

COLFAX — Three county residents were appointed to advisory boards Jan. 19. On the county Parks Board, Angela Taylor begins a new six-year term and Pamela Tetarenko fills an unexpired term to run until 2024. Ronda Penwell was appointed to complete...

 

Colfax dentist retires after 35 years

COLFAX — A local dentist has retired after 35 years. Dentist Robert Smith retired Jan. 1 and sold his business to John Turner, who began practice here Jan. 4. Smith began his practice in 1985 after graduating from University of Washington dental...

 

Realtors recognize residents

COLFAX — The Whitman County Association of Realtors has recognized several area residents for their accomplishments during 2020. Edmund O. Schweitzer III was named Citizen of the Year by the organization and Palouse Habitat for Humanity was named...

 

Library closed for MLK Day

COLFAX — The local branch of the Whitman County Rural Library District and The Center will be closed Jan. 18 in observance of Martin Luther King Day. The local branch at 102 S. Main St. and adjacent The Center are open otherwise with curbside...

 

Blood drive at The Center

COLFAX — The Center, adjacent to the library at 102 S. Main St., will host a community blood drive from 2-5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 20. Appointments are encouraged by calling 877-25VITAL, but walk-ins are also being accepted....

 

Gladish awarded grant

PULLMAN — The Friends of Gladish has been awarded a $44,851.50 nonprofit relief grant. The organization applied for the county funds, seeking help following the COVID-19 shutdown orders. The Friends of Gladish has lost income due to the shutdown...

 

County's first new year born

PULLMAN — The county’s first baby of the new year arrived at 11:43 a.m. Jan. 2 at Pullman Regional Hospital. Jared Adesanya weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces. He was born to parents Olabisi and Adekunle Adesanya, Washington State University graduate...

 

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020

Rendered 02/26/2021 17:33