Lamont mayor dies suddenly
June 11, 2020
Steven Ulrich, Lamont mayor, passed away unexpectedly June 6 while out for a morning run. He was 58.
Ulrich was born in Colfax to Harland and Connie Stelzer Ulrich and grew up in St. John. He participated in track and cross-country and held the school record in the two-mile even for many years.
He attended Eastern Washington University where he earned a degree in education and was a member of the EWU cross country national team.
He met his wife Catherine while teaching in Roseburg, Ore., and the couple moved to St. John in 1996. He worked at Empire Disposal, Whitman County jail and Stepp...