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Winter snow and ice control

Public Works Dept. highlights snow removal priorities

COLFAX — With Winter upon us The Whitman County Department of Public Works is prioritizing county road snow removal.

First priority will be paved roads, second priority will be the remaining school bus and mail routes, third priority will be other access routes. Gravel roads are the third priority, and will not be plowed unless there is six inches of snow or drifting conditions, states the Department of Public Works, noting that all paved surface roads will be opened to provide county-wide mobility as work shifts or snow weather conditions permit.

“We do get a number of calls when it snows har...


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