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Commissioners vacate three roads

COLFAX – Whitman County Commissioners voted to vacate three roads during their meeting Monday, Oct. 16.

They were among several roads considered for vacation, including Vernon and Cozier Road, Poe Road No. 8350, Old Barn Road No. 5230, Vaughn Road and Vaughn Bridge No. 5230-00.05, and S.M. McKenzie Road.

Public Works Director Mark Storey explained that the first roads commissioners discussed, Vernon and Cozier Road, largely no longer exists. “It accesses a home in that location,” Storey said, noting that a family supported vacating the road due to it being a driveway to their house. “It should...


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