Meth bust in Tekoa nets three arrests

May 4, 2017
The Whitman County Sheriff’s Office arrested 3 people during a methamphetamine bust in Tekoa Wednesday afternoon.  Deputies were investigating a rash of property crimes in the North county town and received additional information about narcotics trafficking by several individuals.  Deputies contacted a suspect who was allegedly in possession of meth.  […]

Colfax May Festival in Support of Whitman Hospital

May 3, 2017
The Colfax May Festival in support of the Whitman Community Hospital Auxiliary will run all day tomorrow. The festival will begin at 7:30 a.m. with coffee at the First Baptist Church Recreation Center on Mill Street. Later a lunch will begin at 11 a.m. in the same location. Household items […]

Colfax First Thursday of the Month Series Set to Begin

May 3, 2017
The Colfax First Thursday series returns for the first event of the season this Thursday. Live music and a bingo block party on Spring Street will run from 3 to 7 p.m. Vendors and stores in Colfax will stay open late for the first event of the year, which will […]

Young PHS Science Bowl team gains valuable experience at Nationals

May 3, 2017
This year’s young Pullman High School Science Bowl Team gained some valuable experience competing at nationals over the weekend in DC.  The hounds finished 3rd in their division in the engineering and design challenge.  The team designed an experiment to determine the identity and density of liquids.  This year’s PHS […]

Phone lines down at the Whitman County Courthouse

May 3, 2017
UPDATE: Whitman County officials say CenturyLink still doesn’t know when the phone lines will be working again.   The phones at the Whitman County Courthouse aren’t working.  The landlines to the courthouse in Colfax starting having trouble on Monday afternoon.  The lines were completely down all day Tuesday.  CenturyLink says […]

Moscow man convicted of possessing child porn going to prison

May 2, 2017
A 32 year old Moscow man convicted of possessing child pornography is going to prison.  Charles Simpson was sentenced to between 3 and 10 years in prison Tuesday in Latah County Second District Court by Judge John Stegner.  Simpson previously pleaded guilty to 2 child porn related felonies.  The case […]
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