Four new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Latah County on Thursday. There have been 2,930 confirmed cases of COVID and 10 COVID-related deaths in Latah County since the pandemic began.
A Georgia man convicted of trying to extort nude photos from a Washington State University student is going to prison. 24-year-old Atlanta Metro area man Jordan Bowen previously pleaded guilty to 2nd degree extortion with sexual motivation in Whitman County Superior Court. Court Commissioner Doug Robinson sentenced Bowen on Friday […]
Four new coronavirus hospitalizations have been reported by Whitman County Public Health. The new hospitalizations were included in the agency’s Friday report which was the first pandemic update from Whitman County Public Health since Tuesday. The update reports 14 new cases of coronavirus in Whitman County. Five new cases of […]
Administrators at Washington State University are asking for a tuition increase which is expected to be at or near the maximum allowed by state law. The WSU Regents are being asked to increase next year’s tuition by 2.5%. State law ties maximum tuition increases to Washington’s median hourly wage. That […]
Moscow residents will be able to water their lawns again starting on Monday. Moscow’s deputy city supervisor has announced that Monday is the start of the season. Lawns in the City of Moscow are only allowed to be watered during the season between 6:00 pm and 10:00 am.
Washington State University wants to sell its College Hill off campus property that has been home to 2 popular student bars. An informational item to the WSU Regents shows that the administration intends to sell Adams Mall. WSU bought the building in 2004 for 1.5 million dollars under former President […]
A 65-year-old Rosalia man has been arrested for reckless burning for allegedly starting illegal fires which blew out of control and burned multiple abandoned trailer homes. Volunteer Firefighters from several Whitman County departments and sheriff’s deputies were called to the blaze in Rosalia Thursday morning around 11:15. The fire in […]
Eight new cases of coronavirus were reported among Washington State University students on Thursday. There are 22 active coronavirus cases at the institution which is 6 more than what WSU reported on Wednesday. Whitman County Public Health didn’t post a pandemic update Thursday for the second day in a row. […]
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories said today it will raise its starting hourly wage to $16 per hour. The company also announced that it is looking for 50 people to join their manufacturing teams working in Pullman and Lewiston. The 50 job openings are for entry-level production employees who will assemble the […]
Jaston B. McClure, a Moscow High student was selected as semifinalists for the U.S. Presidential Scholars program. The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program was established in 1964, by executive order of the President, to recognize and honor some of our nation’s most distinguished graduating high school seniors who score exceptionally well […]