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Colfax's Largent makes President's List

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Kari Largent, of Colfax, was named to The University of Alabama Presidents List for Fall Semester 2021. She earned at least a 3.5 grade-point-average (GPA) during the semester, according to a spokesperson. The UA dean’s and...

 

'Stop the Kiss' to be staged March 25-26

PULLMAN – “Stop the Kiss” will be staged at 7:30 p.m. March 25-26 at the Nye Street Theater, 1220 N.W. Nye St. The event, the first “Shows on the Side” presentation in two years at the theater, is open only to those showing proof of...

 

LaCrosse church plans Lent services

LaCROSSE — Selbu Lutheran Church has announced its Lent activities for the upcoming month. Here’s what’s planned for Lent by the 6004 Mud Flat Road church: • Soup Supper — Soup suppers and brief worship services are planned for 6:30 p.m....

 

Dusty News

Sunday, Andrew Nolan and Hanna Monsen, Colfax, and Karen Broeckel, Dusty, were in Spokane to help Nolan’s daughter Murphy celebrate her 6th birthday. The party started at Pattison’s Roller Skating Rink in north Spokane where the birthday girl...

 

Scholarship offered to local students

COLFAX – The Whitman County Association of Realtors is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating Whitman County student to attend Washington State University next fall. The applications deadline is April 29. Applications are available...

 

Dusty News

Karen Broeckel spent a week house and critter sitting for her sister Patty Wieber in Spokane while Wieber and her son Brett were in Las Vegas to attend the WCC Basketball tournament.  The Wiebers are avid Gonzaga fans.  Broeckel took advantage of...

 

No more at Kenworthy

MOSCOW, Idaho — The Kenworthy Performing Arts Center, 508 S. Main St., no longer requires masks or social distancing at events. The center is operating in accordance with the current Center for Disease Prevention and Control and Latah County,...

 

'Murder on the Orient...' on tap

LEWISTON, Idaho – The Lewiston Civic Theatre presents Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Orient Express.” Performances are at 7 p.m. on April 1-2, 8- 9 and at 2 p.m. on April 3. Performances are at the Normal Hill Campus, 1114 Ninth...

 

'Bird Brained' exhibit opens

UNIONTOWN - The new "Bird Brained" exhibit is on display at Dahmen Barn through March 27. "Bird Brained" features artists from the Palouse Women Artist organization, which is made up of 35 members...

 

Pings celebrate 70 years

LaCROSSE – Don and Marie Ping are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary this month. They were married March 16, 1952, at the Methodist Church. A small family celebration will be attended by...

 

Hospital partners with library

PULLMAN — Pullman Regional Hospital’s Center for Learning and Innovation is partnering with Neill Public Library to promote literacy. The new program is called Read into Wellness. Each month, a new health and wellness themed title, recommended...

 

'Odd Couple' returns to the stage

PULLMAN – Neil Simon’s “Odd Couple” returns to the Pullman Civic Theatre on Feb. 24. The show is performed at the Nye Street Theater at 1220 NW Nye Street in Pullman, with performances on Feb. 24-26 and Mar. 4- 5 at 7:30 pm, as well as Feb....

 

Students bring home awards

SPOKANE VALLEY – Several Colfax students received awards for business competitions during the Future Business Leaders of America’s winter conference Feb. 3. Here are the winners: Dory Doty — 1st, Introduction to FBLA Principles and Procedures;...

 

Colfax plans 150 year celebration

COLFAX – A two-day summer festival is celebrating Colfax’s 150th anniversary July 23-24. The Colfax Chamber of Commerce seeks vendors, sponsors, and musicians for the Summer Festival. The city, Colfax Downtown Association and Chamber of Commerce...

 

Hughes gets Quilt of Valor

COLFAX – William “Bill” Hughes was recognized for his service to the country by receiving Quilts of Valor. The handmade quilt was presented to him at the Bible Church in Endicott during a ceremony on Jan. 29, according to Diana King. Hughes...

 

Author Jack Nisbet presents book on Ice Age

COLFAX – Award winning author Jack Nisbet presents “John Leiber and the Ice Age Floods 1885-1905” on April 2. Nisbet talks about the book on April 2 at 2 p.m. at the Whitman County Library in Colfax. He is speaking about his most recent work,...

 

Scouts delay Christmas tree pick up

PULLMAN — Due to inclement weather, Boy Scout Troop No. 444 has postponed its Christmas tree pickup event in the city of Pullman. Pickup will now take place Saturday, Jan. 15, officials said. Trees must be curbside by 9 a.m. and ready for pickup....

 

Cell phone found in Palouse

PALOUSE — A cell phone was found on Main Street and community leaders want to return it to its owner. The phone was found at Palouse Market and turned in, according to Deputy Clerk Misty La Follett. To claim the phone, call the market at...

 

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...

 

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...

 

SFCC releases spring honor roll

SPOKANE — Spokane Falls Community College announced its honor roll for the spring quarter of 2021, The college lists 972 students on its honor roll. Spokane Falls Community College serves about 7,600 students. Students must have a grade point...

 

University of Idaho graduates

MOSCOW — The University of Idaho released a list of 2021 graduates on July 14. The school presented 1,522 degrees during in-person ceremonies in May, according to Brian Walker, communications coordinator of University of Idaho. The following...

 

Linfield University Dean's List

McMINNVILLE, Ore. — Two Whitman County students were named on the Spring 2021 Dean’s List for Linfield University. Caitlyn Blumenshein, of Saint John, and Raina Parsons, of Colfax, were among more than 600 students placed on the list. The...

 

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