Traffic stop in Colfax leads to drug bust early Thanksgiving morning

November 25, 2021
Whitman County Deputies arrested a 51-year-old Boise man early Thanksgiving morning on multiple counts of possession of a controlled substance.  Just past midnight, deputies initiated a traffic stop in downtown Colfax. The sheriff’s office said the driver violated multiple traffic laws. After speaking with the driver, deputies believed he was […]

UI Sigma Chi Fraternity wins award from Huntsman Cancer Foundation

November 24, 2021
Sigma Chi on the University of Idaho campus recently received an award from the Huntsman Cancer Foundation.  The fraternity raised $29,000 for the foundation last year.  Already this semester, the brothers have raised $23,000 with a goal of $30,000 by the end of the school year.  The Huntsman Foundation at […]

Community Action Center seeking donations for Community Relief Fund

November 24, 2021
The Community Action Center in Pullman says donations for the Community Relief Fund have decreased since the COVID-19 pandemic began.  The fund makes immediate shelter needs possible for those experiencing crisis housing situations.  Funds primarily cover the costs of transportation and overnight stays in local hotels. Average donations range anywhere […]

UI sprays environment-friendly deterrent on evergreens to prevent theft

November 24, 2021
The University of Idaho is deterring Christmas tree hunters from stealing evergreens off its campus.  The university says the landscape team sprayed about 100 trees with a natural repellent of skunk scent and fox urine, as well as a sticking agent. The repellent isn’t noticeable while in cold temperatures, but […]

Christmas Shoppers Encouraged To Shop Local On Small Business Saturday

November 24, 2021
The Palouse Chamber of Commerce will formally celebrate Small Business Saturday this weekend. The Shop Small Saturday event features special holiday specials, treats and raffles at downtown Palouse businesses.  Small businesses across the area will be taking part with specials on Saturday to encourage Christmas shoppers to shop small. The […]

Annual Whitman County Barn Calendar Now On Sale

November 24, 2021
The annual Whitman County barn calendar is now on sale. Money raised from the sale of the calendar supports the Whitman County Rural Library system.  The calendars are 11 dollars at Whitman County Rural Library branches, Tick Klock Drug, Rosauers in Colfax and the Pullman Chamber of Commerce office.  You […]
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