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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

“We’re going to host music and giving out free bike helmets and just encourage people to come out to the Perkins House,” said Nancy Rothwell, Perkins House coordinator and Whitman County Historical Society member.

Colfax celebrates 150th birthday

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen Reporter July 22, 2022

This year the City of Colfax will turn 150 years old and will hold a celebration starting on Saturday and ending on Sunday. Nancy Rothwell, Perkins House coordinator and Whitman County Historical...

Two unidentified adult males were involved in accidents near Tekoa and Colfax.

ATV accidents over holiday weekend cause one fatality, injuries

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor July 5, 2022

Over the Fourth of July weekend, the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office responded to two ATV accidents, one of which was fatal. One adult male was pronounced dead on July 2 near Colfax after quickly...

The live animals are being kept at the Police Department and have been continuing to receive proper professional care from both the WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital and the Whitman County Humane Society.

Deputies seize illegal drugs during Colfax traffic stop

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter, columnist, copy editor April 5, 2022

Whitman County Sheriff's deputies found 500 fentanyl tablets during a traffic stop in downtown Colfax early Wednesday morning. Joshua Bewick, 31, of Pullman, was pulled over while driving south through...

My Letter to the World by Chloe Hall, ninth grade, hangs on display at the Libey Gallery, Feb. 12.

Young Colfax artists take center stage

GABRIELLE FELICIANO, Evergreen reporter February 16, 2022

The Colfax Library will be featuring artwork from local students for the rest of February. The Jennings Elementary Art & STEAM Exhibit is now showing from Feb. 3-25 at the Libey Gallery, which is...

Dylan Nails founded Rainier Trading Co. in 2020 at the age of 20. The business will have a grand opening for its new location tomorrow.

Clothing company finds its niche in Colfax

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter, columnist, copy editor February 10, 2022
Rainier Trading Co. offers sustainable PNW-inspired products
The Whitman County Library branch in Colfax already received several donations on the first day of the annual Food for Fines program, yesterday, Feb. 2, 2022 in Colfax, Washington.

‘Food for Fines’ returns to Whitman County Libraries

JOSIE GOODRICH, Evergreen reporter February 2, 2022

The Whitman County Library District’s annual Food for Fines program is back and better than ever for the entire month of February.  Food for Fines began Feb. 1 at all 14 library branches located...

Local organizations display their trees at The Center in Colfax for the Festival of Trees, hoping to win the Peoples Choice award.

Holiday spirit comes to Colfax

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor December 3, 2021

Colfax will host its annual Winterfest on Dec. 4, giving community members and local businesses an opportunity to celebrate the town amid the holiday season. Winterfest is renowned for its lighted holiday...

The 1916 Washington State College football team in Pullman, Washington, from th Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections department of WSU Libraries.

Preserving history: Holiday edition

Justin Washington , Evergreen research editor December 3, 2021

Community members with historical photos of holidays past can help preserve that history for generations to come by contributing to the Whitman County Digital Collections. From 1-4 p.m on Dec. 9, employees...

“We’re going to host music and giving out free bike helmets and just encourage people to come out to the Perkins House,” said Nancy Rothwell, Perkins House coordinator and Whitman County Historical Society member.

Colfax business owners hope for new restaurants in town

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter, columnist, copy editor November 18, 2021

Colfax — Pullman’s neighbor to the northwest — is in dire need of new business owners to serve the town’s weekend visitors.  While existing businesses in Colfax are running well, the town is...

Ghost stories around St. Ignatius have circulated since 1968, when it was decommissioned. Now, the Storms are set to transform it into Colfaxs hottest attraction.

Local couple takes haunted hospital by storm

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor October 28, 2021

Seven years ago, Austin and Laura Storm stumbled upon an abandoned hospital and were amazed at how beautiful yet run-down it was.  They knew they needed to restore the building and prevent it from...

Being a firefighter was just who Krouse was. He said the former chief did it for over 50 years.

Colfax hero Jim Krouse dies a legend

KASSANDRA VOGEL, Evergreen reporter September 9, 2021

The death of former Colfax Fire Chief Jim Krouse left not only an absence in the department but in the hearts of those who knew him.  “The whole community is feeling the loss,” said Michael...

The fair begins Sept. 9 and ends Sept. 12. Tickets can be purchased at the fairgrounds in Colfax the day of.

Palouse Empire Fair is ‘back in the saddle’

FRANKIE BEER and NICK GIBSON September 2, 2021

The Palouse Empire Fair is set to start Sept. 9, after the pandemic led to its cancelation last year. For community members and vendors, the fair is expected to live up to this year’s “Back in the...

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