WSU kangaroo rat research aims to prepare for future extremes

January 31, 2022
A Washington State University assistant professor is studying kangaroo rats and how they build elaborate and highly durable burrows from sand that last for generations. Idil Akin suspects the rats may be mixing bacteria into the sand to make it sturdier. If that’s the case, those techniques could be used […]

Winter Weather Advisory For Mountains

January 31, 2022
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the mountains of Latah County. The forecast is calling for up to 7 inches of snow in the higher elevations with wind gusts up to 40 MPH.  The advisory runs until 4:00 this afternoon.  

Ten-Hour Standoff Ends Safely In Bovill

January 30, 2022
A ten-hour standoff in Bovill between a suicidal man and the Latah County Sheriff’s Office ended safely on Friday night. The incident began around 11:30 Friday morning when deputies went to a home on 2nd Avenue in Bovill for a welfare check.  When deputies contacted 47-year-old Bradley Winans he allegedly […]

Whitman County Library’s annual Food for Fine Drive to take place February

January 28, 2022
Whitman County Library’s annual Food for Fine Drive will begin Tuesday.  The program allows library patrons to bring in cans or boxes of non-perishable food, household paper products, and toiletry items, and waive up to $10 in outstanding library fines.  Donations will be accepted at all branch locations during regular […]
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