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Ribbon cutting canceled


February 4, 2021

COLFAX — The ribbon cutting for a new Whitman County household waste facility was canceled before being booked.

The new moderate risk waste facility cost nearly $1 million and is located at the waste transfer station south of Colfax.

Public Works Director Mark Storey reported the building is “substantially complete.” An inspection by the health department would come next before hazardous materials are allowed to be brought in.

“We’re very close,” said Storey.

He asked for a decision on whether commissioners wanted to hold a ceremony on March 9, the day of a tour for Solid Waste...

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