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September 15, 2022

From the Colfax Gazette, Thursday, Sept. 14, 1972

50 Years Ago Fair Queen Cathy Miller, princesses hold trophies Cathy Miller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Miller of Colfax, holds trophies for both queen of the fair and "most congenial" after coronation Saturday; with her are princesses Ann Kilpatrick, Oakesdale, left, second runner-up; and Renee Lamb, winon, first runner-up.

125 Years Ago

From the Colfax Gazette, Friday, Sept. 17, 1897

Weather and Crops

Two Hundred Thousand Bushels a Day Threshed.

The past week of find weather, with almost uninterrupted clear skies, has revived the spirits of the Palouse country. Despite the heavy rains of the past week., general confidence is felt that the crop will be all saved, and those who ten days ago were talking about the 25 per cent damage to wheat from the rains, are now certain that with continued clear weather the damage will be almost imperceptible. Since Friday last in this vicinity there have been two cloudy day...



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