Whitman County Library Online Family Performance this Tuesday

July 13, 2020
Whitman County Library is having an online family performance via Zoom Video Tuesday, July 14th at 4:30 pm. The show will be fun for all ages as “Charles the magician” performs magic tricks that will baffle young and older children alike. Pioneer Title Company is sponsoring the event, and you […]

Latest Harvest Forecast Released

July 13, 2020
The latest forecast for this Summer’s harvest has been released by the National Agricultural Statistics Service.  The new estimates are based on July 1st conditions. Washington growers are expected to produce 122 million bushels of winter wheat this year up slightly from the June forecast and up 3% from last […]

Fire Damages Garage In Palouse

July 13, 2020
A garage in Palouse was damaged by fire Monday morning. Whitman County Fire District 4 volunteers from Palouse responded to the fire on Proctor Street around 10:30.   Volunteers quickly extinguished a small outside fire that was burning the siding of the garage and had reached into the attic. A City […]

Fire Ban Placed On Whitman County Parks

July 13, 2020
A fire ban is now in effect for all Whitman County parks.  Campfires, smoking on trials, and fireworks are now prohibited at Kamiak Butte, Wawawai, and Klemgard Parks along with the Chipman Trail between Pullman and Moscow.  Cooking with charcoal briquettes or gas grills is still allowed.  The fire ban […]

St. John Man Sent To Jail For Sexually Abusing Underage Girl

July 13, 2020
The 39-year-old St. John man accused of sexually abusing a child has pleaded guilty. Joshua Coniber pleaded guilty to felony 3rd degree child assault and misdemeanor 4th degree child assault in Whitman County Superior Court on Friday.  Judge Gary Libey sentenced Coniber to a year in jail and placed him […]

Kennewick Woman Arrested On Drug Charges During Colfax Traffic Stop Sentenced

July 13, 2020
A 37-year-old Kennewick woman has pleaded guilty to a narcotics felony stemming from a traffic stop in Colfax. Mandy Anderson was arrested by the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office in February.  Deputies found methamphetamine, scales, and cash inside her vehicle.  She pleaded guilty to felony possession of a controlled substance with […]

18 Year Old Killed In Crash Near St. John

July 13, 2020
A St. John teenager was killed in a rollover car accident on State Route 23 early Saturday morning.  The Washington State Patrol reports that the crash occurred around 1:30 about 2 miles North of St. John. Ryan Willson was driving a pickup Northbound when he left the highway and hit […]

3 Injured In Alleged Drunk Driving Crash Near Rosalia

July 13, 2020
Three people were injured in an alleged drunk driving crash in North Whitman County early Saturday morning.  The Washington State Patrol reports that the crash occurred around 12:30 on State Route 271 South of Rosalia. Troopers say 19-year-old Lawrence Peringer of Oakesdale was intoxicated while driving a pickup Southbound.  Peringer […]
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