Colfax Pride

Patriotic party on pause

Colfax won’t celebrate America’s birthday in the grand style it has in years past.Earlier this month, Colfax Pride President Laurel Mathe announced the grassroots organ ...

Colfax Pride puts city's Independence Day fest on hold

Colfax Pride is a small group of wonderful people with whom I’ve had the privilege to work for a number of years. Six years ago – when the Colfax Area Chamber of Commer ...

This year's Winterfest a great success

The annual Colfax Christmas Winter Festival has come and gone and what a great day and evening it was in every aspect. Twenty-four vendors filled the venue behind the Colfax Junc ...

Winterfest a wonderful time

Downtown Colfax was packed throughout the afternoon and evening during Saturday’s annual Winterfest celebration organized by Colfax Pride. Shoppers strolled through Roy Toms Pla ...

Winterfest spreading holiday cheer

Colfax will celebrate the holiday season with its annual Winterfest on Saturday, Dec. 11 throughout downtown.Festivities include the annual parade of lights, holiday craft vendors, ...

Kudos for great Independence Day celebration

This year’s annual Colfax Independence “Off” Day celebration almost didn’t come off! Due to changes in the policies at Union Pacific, fireworks can no longer be launched ...

Colfax Pride hosts grand holiday event

The festival that almost didn’t happen went off in grand style last Saturday. Colfax Pride members and volunteers working under the direction of Shannon Chatham hosted a very su ...

Independence Day celebration back on

The party is back on! Colfax’s Independence Day celebration, a tradition dating back to 1933, will be held after all.Earlier this year, Colfax Pride leaders announced they were s ...

Independence Day celebration in jeopardy

There’s a bit of irony in this history snippet. I was a member of the Colfax Area Chamber of Commerce when they handled Colfax’s Fourth of July celebration. I was a part of ...

Volunteers make it happen

Comments from visitors and residents alike have said that this Independence Day celebration was the best in several years. Was it the great weather? Was it the 70 or so vendors? Wa ...