The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

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

This October, St. Ignatius Hospital’s haunted tours were fully booked once again.

“We have real ghosts.”

GABRIELLE FELICIANO, Evergreen reporter November 2, 2022

Almost every October for the last seven years, St. Ignatius Hospital’s haunted tours have been fully booked for the entire month. This year was no different. In up to six-hour tours, tourists explore...

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 27, 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...

St. Ignatius was built in 1892 and officially closed in 1962. It served as a manor hospital and saw that the general needs of the public were cared for.

Husband, wife to renovate abandoned hospital

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter July 22, 2021

A Colfax couple purchased the town’s abandoned St. Ignatius Hospital after a long journey negotiating with many owners.   Local business owner Austin Storm described finding St. Ignatius as serendipity....

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