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A different view of the trail

BY JAY ALLERT,
 ADJACENT LANDOWNER TO THE JOHN WAYNE TRAIL NEAR ROSALIA, WASHINGTON When the Milwaukee Railroad went bankrupt, the state took ownership of the abandoned right-of-way in 1981, and also after the Washington State Supreme Court later reversed lower…

Charges filed in Slough UTV accident

BY BECKY DICKERSON Prosecutor Denis Tracy filed five charges of vehicular assault on November 5, 2015 in Whitman County Superior Court against Canadian Alexander S. Haxby. The charges allege he was responsible for a utility vehicle (UTV) accident near Webb’s…

Representing St. John Endicott 4H at the Spokane Junior Livestock Show are Rowdy Brown, Ethan Hughes, Gabriel Morgan, Mary Kate Willson, Colton O’Keefe, Jake Swannack, Ryan Willson, Ryan Mills, Colby Swannack, Riley Lamb, Erik Hughes and Beau Brown.

Watching and waiting

Earnest harvester Paisley, a seven-year-old Brittany spaniel, picks up the scent of summer on the Palouse as she serves as sentry to the Harwood farm’s 1962 International Harvester wheat truck. Jarod Harwood says the truck was considered a Cadillac “back…

The Few, the Proud, the Muddy

The Marines of the Palouse will return to Webb’s Slough for the second annual Mud Run on Saturday, September 15. Proceeds from the event benefit Northwest Wounded Veterans. To register online visit www.marinesofthepalouse.com. The Mud Run takes weekend warriors through…

Announcements

Spring Meat Shoot The St. John Gun Club invites all shooters, regardless of experience, to try their hand at trap shooting on Sunday, March 1. The spring shoot pulls participants from around the Inland Northwest as a ten-bird event with…

Reader Visits

       Readers Dan and Kathey (Benner) Birdsell, Deer Park residents, visited the Dickerson farm this harvest along with their cousin Jerry Birdsell a native of north central Kansas. Jerry farms the land Marion Birdsell (Dan’s great grandfather) lived…