Whitman County Gazette - Serving Whitman County since 1877

'Hansen' Road name corrected

Series: News Briefs | Story 20

November 19, 2020

COLFAX — Whitman County commissioners approved a road name change Monday, correcting a spelling mistake going back to the early 1980s.

When the county put names on its previously only-numbered roads, it named a gravel road east of Oakesdale “Hanson Road” after a family that lived and farmed there, the Hansens.

The family petitioned to have the name corrected.


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