Whitman County Gazette - Serving Whitman County since 1877

By Christina Thompson
President, Colfax Thrifty Grandmothers 

Supports Colfax school levy


January 20, 2022

The Colfax School District has proposed a renewal of the current levy in the Feb. 8 special election. That levy passed in 2020 by a 2-to-1 margin, and we Thrifty Grandmothers urge voters to continue their strong support of our local schools by approving its renewal.

Although the state allows levy rates of up to $2.50 per $1,000 of assessed property values, the renewed Colfax levy proposes a rate of only $1.99 in 2023 and $2.00 in 2024.

This levy will help fund essential programs such as nursing, counseling, the arts, and extracurricular activities. During this stressful pandemic, these pro...

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