Whitman County Gazette - Serving Whitman County since 1877

Bulletin Column


August 23, 2018

These reports are from the previous four issues of the Daily Bulletin in Colfax. They are reprinted here for the benefit of Gazette readers who reside outside of Colfax. Some accounts have been updated.


A bomb threat at 5 p.m. Monday led to a search of the jail, sheriff's office and courthouse. No suspicious items were found and inmates in the jail remained in their cells, according to a report by Sheriff's Sgt. Chris Chapman.

An anonymous male called the county's human relations department at 5 p.m. and said he had placed a bomb in the jail...

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