Whitman County Gazette - Serving Whitman County since 1877

Bulletin Column: July 18, 2019


A new Thornton depot bridge takes shape on Sunset Road in Thornton last week. The concrete span replaces the wooden Thorn Creek Bridge, built in 1934.

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.


Downtown stoplights turned out to become one of the impromptu topics at Monday night's Colfax city council session. Councilwoman Crystal Christopherson asked if the automatic sensor controls to switch the traffic light at Main and Canyon no longer functioned.

She posed the question after a Richland truck driver who was descending the Canyon...

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