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Good Old Days: January 9, 2020


January 9, 2020

In 1970, Colfax High School advanced food class created a window display to showcase the treats they had made for the holidays.

125 years ago

The Colfax Gazette

Jan. 11, 1895

The analysis made by the Pullman Agricultural college shows that the soil and climate of the state of Washington will produce sugar beets of more than average quantity and quality, in percentage of sugar and purity. The average grade of the beet sugar district of Germany and Austria is 12 percent sugar and 80 percent purity, while eastern Washington shows 15.5 percent sugar and 83.8 percent purity, thus proving to a certainty that our Inland Empire is indeed blessed by a kind providence with unbounded natural riches...

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