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Whitman County veterans services paused

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COLFAX – The Whitman County Commissioners announced Feb. 21, that operations of the Whitman County’s Veterans Service Office have been paused.

Requests for Veterans Relief Fund assistance can be submitted to local American Legion Posts, but services requiring a certified Veterans Service Officer are currently unavailable.

Commissioner Swannack met with the Veterans Advisory Board on Friday, Feb. 24, to discuss refilling the position.

“I notified them that we were releasing our current Veterans Officer, and we all agreed we want to refill the position,” Swannack said, adding that they discussed...


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