Suspension of in-person services to continue in the City of Moscow

January 29, 2021
The City of Moscow announced Friday that they will continue the suspension of in-person service through Feb. 15.  All city services except for emergency services will be closed on Feb. 15 for President’s Day and will resume on Feb. 16. For the following services, please contact: Community Planning & Design: […]

Seven arrested, ten others cited during enhanced emphasis patrol

January 29, 2021
Wednesday, ISP, Latah County Deputies, the FBI and Nez Perce Tribal Police conducted a multi-agency enhanced emphasis patrol on highways around the LC Valley.  The patrols focused on highway safety and traffic violations, and human and drug trafficking.  Approximately a quarter-pound of methamphetamine, 1.6 grams of heroin, 7.3 grams of […]

14 Cases Of Coronavirus Confirmed In Whitman County Friday

January 29, 2021
14 new cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Whitman County on Friday. Whitman County Public Health reports that most of the new patients are in the age groups 39 and younger.  Three are over 80 years old. There have been 3,155 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Whitman County since the […]

23 new cases of COVID-19 Friday in Latah

January 29, 2021
23 new cases of COVID were confirmed in Latah County Friday.  There have been 2,365 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Latah since the start of the pandemic. 2,171 who were previously diagnosed with the virus have since recovered. There have been six COVID related deaths in Latah County since the […]

Whitman Libraries now offering activity kits

January 29, 2021
Whitman County Libraries now have activity kits ready for curbside pickup to help you keep healthy, active, and sharp.  The kit includes a Sudoku board, Memory Chess, Shape by Shape pattern game, playing cards, and the Ultimate Book of Card Games.  They also have an exercise kit for adults and […]

Rhonda Penwell appointed to Whitman County Library Board of Trustees

January 29, 2021
Rhonda Penwell, a teacher at Colfax High School, was recently appointed to the Whitman County Library Board of Trustees.  Penwell will be filling Position 4, which has been held by Bob Bates for ten years.  The board also announced applications are now available for Position 2. According to a press […]

One New Coronavirus Case Reported At WSU Friday

January 29, 2021
A new case of coronavirus was reported at Washington State University on Friday. There are 39 active cases on campus.  33 of those are students.  That’s down from 46 active cases that was reported on Thursday. There have been 2,017 confirmed cases of coronavirus at WSU since the Fall.  1,881 […]

Idaho Man In Jail Following Dangerous High Speed Car Chase In Whitman County

January 29, 2021
An Idaho man with an extensive criminal history allegedly led Whitman County Sheriff’s Deputies on a dangerous high speed car chase early Friday morning. The case began around 1:30 when a deputy pulled over 46-year-old David Wayne Frost of Kooskia for expired registration.  Frost reportedly argued with the deputy during […]

Moscow PD Asking Public To Help Search For Elderly Dementia Patient

January 29, 2021
The Moscow Police Department is asking residents to help search for an elderly dementia patient who walked away from an assisted living facility Thursday night.  77-year-old Jerry Kendall walked away from the Palouse Hills Assisted Living Facility on North Polk Street around 6:00. Kendall is 5’10”,170 pounds with gray hair.  […]
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