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By Reid Thompson
Gazette Reporter 

A Summer Well-Spent


August 25, 2022

They say that you never get a second chance to make a first impression, but in my book, the city of Colfax has been an exception to that rule.

My first impression of the city was formed over a decade ago on a snowy Saturday spent at the Colfax High School Gymnasium.

On that fateful morning, my elementary basketball team tipped off against the Bulldogs, expecting an easy win to add to our undefeated record.

In the months leading up to that weekend, the dominating performance of the 2011-12 Potlatch Loggers’ fourth grade squad was easily comparable with the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls’.

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