Cause of Saturday’s Colfax wildfire announced

August 31, 2021
Pullman Fire Investigator Tony Nuttman said Tuesday that the accidental cause of the Colfax wildfire was an improper disposal of cigarettes. In a separate press release, the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office said a man was arrested on criminal trespass charges. The man allegedly admitted that he was smoking in the […]

Whitman County Library continues online reading challenges this fall

August 31, 2021
Whitman County Library recently announced it is continuing online reading challenges with Beanstack this fall.  The Fall Reading Challenge is for all ages and will run Wednesday through Nov. 30.  1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is another online challenge for families, also beginning Wednesday. The program encourages reading to babies, toddlers, […]

Pullman Radio To Broadcast Potlatch High School Football Again This Fall

August 31, 2021
Pullman Radio will be broadcasting Potlatch High School Football games again this Fall. The Loggers open the season at home against Troy on Friday.  For the first 5 games of the season Loggers football can be heard live online here  You can find that link at under the listen tab […]

Idlers Fire On Moscow Mountain Zero Percent Contained

August 31, 2021
A large wildland fire that destroyed structures and threatens dozens of homes on Moscow Mountain is still burning this morning. The Idlers Fire started Monday afternoon around 2:30 as a structure fire in Idler’s Rest Road North of Moscow on the South slope of the ridge.  High winds quickly fanned […]

Update on wildfire near Moscow Mountain

August 30, 2021
Monday afternoon at 2:40 Moscow Rural Fire Department, with assistance from several surrounding agencies, responded to a wildfire near Idlers Rest Road.  As of 6:30, the fire has burned 150 acres with 0% containment.  Fire crews say they have lost two structures, including one house on West Twin Road. 20 […]
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