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Bulletin Column: March 14, 2019

 

March 14, 2019

Piper Cub flips near Airport: Keith Kopf, 63, Pullman, sustained minor injuries in a single-engine airplane accident shortly after noon Saturday near the Moscow-Pullman Airport. According to a report by Sheriff Brett Myers, Kopf was practicing touch-and-go landings with a 1964 Piper Super Cub which was fitted with landing gear for use on snowy fields or frozen terrain. One of the landing skids apparently dug into the field and caused the Super Cub to flip onto its top. Kopf was the lone person in the airplane. The sheriff said the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board were notified of the accident.

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.

COUNTY WILL RESPOND TO L&C BOARD

Whitman County will now respond to notices from the state Liquor and Cannabis Board about license applications for proposed sites in the county. The policy change follows Monday's approval of a six-month moratorium on issuance of cannabis growing or processing operations in the county.

The county has been granted a stay on comment...



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