Colfax's Independence Day celebration

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 ...

Send in the Klowns

The Quinn family takes clowning around seriously. So seriously that Colfax’s Quinn Family Klowns have been painting on smiles and pulling on costumes to make local crowds giggle ...

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 ...

Doxies ready to rumble

Oscar, a miniature dachshund residing in Colfax with Carmen Armstrong, is the force behind Colfax’s annual Doxie Races.Armstrong first entered Oscar in the dachshund races hosted ...

Fifth of July a day to celebrate, remember

There were no fireworks in Colfax on Saturday. But there was plenty of food, music and fun with families on hand for the Independence Day celebration. Parents with children, grand ...

Bring your appetite, wallet on Saturday

Hang up the barbecue tongs and the apron, it’s time to celebrate your freedom from cooking for at least one day. Bring your appetites and your pocketbooks to Saturday’s Indepe ...