Most highway construction projects in Washington will be suspended for the long holiday 4th of July weekend. No highway construction work is expected to take place locally in Whitman County on Friday and Monday. Nearly every local highway in Washington has had construction delays this summer.
Rangers are ready for busy holiday weekend in the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests in North Central Idaho. Officials are reminding visitors that fireworks are banned in national forests. The local ranger station is Potlatch is closed due to staffing shortages. There are no fire restrictions this weekend. Visitors are reminded […]
The Washington State Department of Transportation is expecting today to be the last day for chip seal work on State Route 26. Crews are scheduled to wrap up the project West of Colfax. Today’s construction zone is between milepost 106 and 112 near Willow Creek. Motorists can expect delays until […]
There are several 4th of July celebrations on the Palouse. It starts Monday morning with the Johnson Parade at 10:00 in the small town South of Pullman. Whitman County Fire District 12 Volunteers will be hosting a BBQ fundraiser after the parade at the fire hall in Johnson. The Latah […]
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reminding the public to stay safe on the water this holiday weekend. The agency manages the region’s most popular waterways including the Snake River and Dworshak Reservoir. Corps officials are urging everyone to wear a life jacket on the water, keep an eye […]
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reports that Dworshak Reservoir near Orofino is ready for the busy holiday weekend. The reservoir is at full pool and all of the boat ramps and campgrounds are open. Fireworks are banned at Dworshak and authorities will be patrolling the reservoir. The corps is […]
All government offices are closed on Monday for the 4th of July. There is no mail on Monday. Banks are closed. Pullman Transit will be running a reduced bus route service and free shuttles to and from Sunnyside Park for the community celebration. Trash will not be picked up on […]
A 4th of July Parade is returning to Moscow this year. The Latah County 4th of July Parade will be held downtown on Main Street on Monday morning at 10:00. It will be followed by a car and tractor show. Organizers say this is Moscow’s first 4th of July Parade […]
Pullman’s population has bounced back to pre-pandemic levels. The State of Washington’s Office of Financial Management has released its April 1st population estimates. Pullman’s population is estimated at about 33,000 people. That’s up over 10% from 2021 when Washington State University was still conducting class online.