The Delta variant of the coronavirus has been detected in Moscow. City officials announced the finding in a press release on Friday. Staff have been testing sewage in Moscow to determine which variants are in the community. Officials say the Delta variant has been detected. The Delta variant spreads more […]
A discarded cigarette caused a wildland fire on Saturday that threatened buildings on the East side of the Washington State University campus. Pullman City Firefighters and Whitman County Fire District 12 Volunteers responded to the wildfire around Noon. The fire burned about a quarter of an acre near the intersection […]
The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Latah County. Thunderstorms with torrential rain may cause flash flooding today especially in areas where wildfires have burned. The Flash Flood Watch runs today from Noon to late tonight.
All 14 branches of the Whitman County Library system will be closed next week for maintenance. Due dates for library materials have been extended.
The U.S. Forest Service campgrounds near the Sand Mountain Fire in North Latah County are back open. Laird Park and the Giant White Pine Campground near Harvard have reopened. The Bald Mountain Lookout is also open again. Roads and trails closer to the fire remain closed. The blaze is still […]
Washington State University Provost Elizabeth Chilton has accepted a new dual role to become the first chancellor of the Pullman campus. The new administrative structure falls under president Kirk Schulz’s OneWSU initiative. In the past WSU presidents have served as the de facto chancellor for the Pullman campus. The creation […]
A fish passage improvement project to boost the steelhead population in Big Meadow Creek near Troy is working. Idaho Fish and Game wants to increase steelhead numbers in the Potlatch River watershed. Big Meadow Creek has one of the largest steelhead populations in the Lower Clearwater River drainage. Biologists found […]
The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for the Inland Northwest. Triple digit highs are expected today and tomorrow on the Palouse. The warning runs until Saturday night at 8:00.
Jon and Rand and Band will be performing an outdoor concert at Merry Cellars winery in Pullman Saturday night. The live music is from 5:00 to 8:00. Dinner will be available from Oak on Main.