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Etcetera: October 31, 2019


October 31, 2019

UMC potato bar toaid champlain

Colfax United Methodist Church will host a potato bar luncheon to benefit the Whitman County Chaplaincy Nov. 7 at noon.

Church volunteers will prepare a potato bar menu.

Proceeds will be donated to the chaplaincy program which enables the chaplain to assist emergency personnel and victims in times of crisis.

Pullman CC books Gaffney

Michael Gaffney, acting director for WSU Extension, will talk on to the Land Grant University mission and extension from the 1862 Morrill Act at the Pullman Chamber of Commerce luncheon Nov. 12 from noon to 1 p.m. at Gladish Center. Cost is $18 per person or $15 for chamber members. Reservations are required by Nov. 8 at noon by calling 509-334-3565.

Cup O’ Joe

Brian Points, of Points Consulting, will discuss “Quad Cities Shared Economy: Connecting & Expanding Our Opportunities” at the next Cup O’ Joe on the Palouse at Columbia Bank in Pullman Nov. 6, from 10 to 11 a.m. He will share information which acquired from the housing assessment study completed over the last year in collaboration with a handful of other entities. Points has more than 13 years experience helping resolve complex economic and workforce issues.

Cup O’ Joe is an interactive business support coffee group that offers small businesses the opportunity to network, share information and receive technical support. Coffee and refreshments provided.

For more information contact Sarah McKnight at 509-288-1317 or [email protected]


Athenaeum club’s fall business meeting was at St. Patrick’s Oct. 18 with Cheryl Lothespeich and Linda Marler as hostesses.

They welcomed Cheryl Jones to the club. Marilyn Warder reported on Bill O’Reilly Jr., an American journalist, best selling author and former television host.

Next meeting will be Nov. 1 at 1 p.m. at the Methodist Church.


Whitman County Gazette,

Oct. 31, 2019

At Pullman Regional Hospital

Knudtson, Brinley Rose, born Oct. 21, 2019, at five pounds, 14 ounces, to Charity and Austin Knudtson, Pullman. Paternal grandparents are Jennifer and Kelley Knudtson, Pullman.

Shaw, Chandler Juliette, born Oct. 22, 2019, at six pounds, to Karsten and Jane Ann Shaw, Lewiston. Paternal grandparents are Terry and Annette Shaw, Kendrick, Idaho. Maternal grandparents are Tom and Sarah Nagle, Uniontown. Baby joins brother Jimmy, 5, and twin brother Dawson.

Shaw, Dawson Rodney, born Oct. 22, 2019, at five pounds, 13 ounces, to Karsten and and Jane Ann Shaw, Lewiston. Paternal grandparents are Terry and Annette Shaw, Kendrick, Idaho. Maternal grandparents are Tom and Sarah Nagle, Uniontown. Baby joins brother Jimmy, 5, and twin sister Chandler.

Vitte, Luca David, born Oct. 23, 2019, at eight pounds, two ounces, to Kasey and Anthony Vitte, Pullman. Paternal grandparents are Julie and Randy Vitte, Simi Valley, Calif. Maternal grandparents are Dave and Karen McNall, Kennewick.

Brock, Benjamin Leon, born Oct. 25, 2019, at nine pounds, eight ounces, to Alicia Shirley and Joseph Brock, Pullman. Maternal grandparents are Mike and Kimberly Shepherd, Yakima. Baby joins brother Joseph, 8, and sister Izabella, 5.

At Whitman Hospital & Medical Center

LeKanoff, Marina Lillee, born Oct. 25, 2019, at seven pounds, eight ounces, to Peter LeKanoff and Kristi Boyce, Rosalia. Maternal grandparents are Robert and Shelly Boyce, Rosalia. Paternal grandparents are Margaret LeKanoff, Wasillo, Alaska, and Pete LeKanoff, Unalaska, Alaska. Baby joins brother William, 21, sister Cara, 19, sister Josalyn, 14, brother Parker, 8, brother River, 5, and sister Kristini, 1.

Johnson, Kylie Kristine, born Oct. 26, 2019, at seven pounds, two ounces, to Nick and Katie Johnson, Oakesdale. Maternal grandparent is Mary McCormack, Oakesdale. Paternal grandparents are Will and Kris Johnson, Oakesdale. Baby joins sister Kendra, 4.


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