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 By Teresa Simpson    News

Empty gas tank leads to arrest

COLFAX—Two suspects were arrested for eluding and theft after running out of gas in an attempt to avoid being taken into custody. The two suspects, Corey Ness, 41, and Tamia Kimball, 55, both of Spokane, were taken into custody... — Updated 3/2/2023

 By Teresa Simpson    News

Largent leads Mahnkey in Whitman County

COLFAX — A rematch for a county commissioner seat is looking much like the first go-round. Preliminary results in the Nov. 8 general election show incumbent Michael Largent, a Republican, taking the lead over challenger... — Updated 11/9/2022 Full story

 By Teresa Simpson    News

Colfax FFA member named national finalist

COLFAX – Colfax FFA member Cotton Booker has been named an American Star finalist in the Agribusiness category. The National FFA American Start Award represents the best of the... — Updated 9/8/2022

 By Teresa Simpson    Sports

St. John Sprint Boat Racers Memorialize late Michael Dixon

ST. JOHN – Two area men were remembered following the Saturday, Aug. 26, sprint boat races at Webb’s Slough. The ashes of Richie Baltierra of St. John were spread on the waters after the racing. Baltierra passed away two years... — Updated 9/1/2022

 By Teresa Simpson    News

Conservation District awarded grant for Little Hangman Creek

TEKOA — Better fishing and other recreational opportunities may be on the horizon for Little Hangman Creek. Last month, the Terry Hussman Account awarded a $50,000 grant to the Pine Creek Conservation for fish restoration, bank... — Updated 6/2/2022


Rosalia Battle Days on tap

ROSALIA — The annual Battle Days celebration will highlight the community’s 150th birthday Saturday and Sunday, June 4 and 5. The event — a tradition that started in 1970 — commemorate the 1858 Battle of Pine Creek. Battle... — Updated 6/2/2022

 By Teresa Simpson    News

Train goes off track near Hwy 26

HOOPER - A wheat train derailed along state Highway 26, west of the town of LaCrosse and east of Washtucna. Ten train cars derailed, state Department of Transportation spokeswoman... — Updated 5/19/2022


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