21 new cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Whitman County on Friday. Whitman County Public Health reports that all the new patients are stable and self-isolating. Nearly all of them are in the age groups under 39. One is a man between 60 and 79 years old. This brings the […]
The Washington State University Regents have postponed a decision on the athletics department deficit. The regents were initially set to consider revising Cougar Athletics’ current annual budget on Friday to reflect an expected 30-million-dollar loss in revenue. The department is expecting the budget hit due to the economic fallout caused […]
Six new cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Latah County on Thursday. This brings the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Latah County to 286 since the pandemic began. 161 people who were confirmed to have coronavirus in Latah County have recovered. No one has died from coronavirus in […]
There will be another community food distribution in Moscow on Friday. The Idaho Foodbank will distribute boxes of food to households starting at 10:00 until food runs out. The community food distribution is at the Joseph Street Playfields in Moscow.
Investigators were unable to determine what caused last Winter’s three-alarm blaze in downtown Colfax. The fire on March 17th destroyed Fonks Coffeehouse. The City of Pullman’s fire investigator along with investigators from insurance companies were unable to determine what sparked the blaze. The extensive investigation included forensic analysis.
The positivity rate for coronavirus testing conducted at Pullman Regional Hospital continues to drop. The latest report from PRH shows that the hospital’s coronavirus positivity rate for the two-week period ending Tuesday was 14.5%. Over 1,100 tests were conducted at PRH during that period with 161 coming back positive. The […]
The virtual Latah County Fair 4-H and FFA stock sale is this weekend. The traditional fair in Moscow was canceled this year because of the pandemic. The stock sale starts Friday at Noon and Saturday at 2:00 here https://www.latahcountyfair.com/p/fair/livestock-auction
School in Moscow will be online on Friday because of the wildfire smoke. Moscow school buildings will be closed again on Friday.
Enrollment at Washington State University is down slightly this Fall. The total student population for the entire WSU system is down about 1.5% to just over 31,000. Pullman campus enrollment is down over 5% this Fall to just under 20,000 students. Total systemwide enrollment at WSU had been growing annually […]
State Highway 6 East of Potlatch will be closed for most of the day on Saturday. The Idaho Transportation Department will replace a collapsed culvert just East of Princeton. The highway is expected to reopen around 9:00 Saturday night.