This Summer’s Annual National Lentil Festival in Pullman has been canceled due to coronavirus concerns. Organizers will host a newly formatted Legendary Lentil Cook-off this year along with a virtual Taste T. Lentil 5K Fun Run. Lentil Fest will return to Pullman in August of next year.
Volunteer Firefighters had to use foam to extinguish a stubborn transformer fire in North Whitman County. A transformer at the Thornton substation caught fire in Saturday’s thunderstorm. Oil inside the equipment kept re-igniting. Volunteers from Whitman County Fire District 7 out of Rosalia with help from District 2 Volunteers from […]
A 34-year-old man has been arrested in Tekoa for allegedly raping a child and giving her marijuana. Whitman County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a child rape report at a home in Tekoa on Saturday night. Deputies determined that Clayton Weaver had allegedly raped a 15-year-old girl and given her marijuana. […]
A 33-year-old Pullman man has been arrested on a variety of charges for allegedly threatening to kill his girlfriend and trying to set her house on fire. Pullman Police responded to a domestic violence call at a home on Military Hill early Saturday morning around 2:00. Officers say Darlo Tolan […]
A trailer home was destroyed by fire in Albion early Monday morning. Whitman County Fire District 11 Volunteers from Albion, Colfax, Diamond and Steptoe responded to the blaze on G Street around 2:00. Volunteers had the fire under control in about an hour. An adjacent trailer sustained some exterior heat […]
A 22-year-old man suffered non-critical injuries when he fell off the roof of a fraternity house at Washington State University Friday night. Pullman Police report that the man fell about 20 feet from the roof of the Kappa Sigma house around 7:30. Officers say the man was playing with friends […]
The Latah County DMV in Moscow is back open for walk-in business. The office in the county annex on Almon Street will be limiting the number of people inside the building. Customers are being asked to line up outside and are required to wear a mask when they enter. The […]
Fixed bus route service resumes today in Moscow. Riders will be required to practice social distancing and smart transit will be limiting the number of riders on the bus.
Moscow City Council will discuss possibly opening the Hamilton Lowe Aquatic Center during its meeting Monday night. The proposal calls for the pool to open in July with sanitization and social distancing practices. The plan calls for the pool to open July 1st to coincide with Idaho’s 4th phase of […]
Saturday’s severe thunderstorms caused damage around the Palouse. The National Weather Service reports that about a half an inch of rain fell in Moscow between 3:30 and 4:00 overwhelming the storm drain system causing minor flooding. In Washtucna, several large trees were uprooted, an unoccupied trailer was blown into a […]