A member of President Donald Trump’s Cabinet toured the Palouse Monday. US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue made several stops in Eastern Washington with local Congresswoman Republican Cathy McMorris Rodgers. The pair began the day locally having lunch with Palouse growers at the McGregor Company office near Colfax. They then […]
All government offices are closed Wednesday for the 4th of July holiday. There is no mail Wednesday and banks will be closed. Trash will not be picked up Wednesday. Pullman Transit will run reduced bus route service Wednesday along with free shuttles to and from Sunnyside Park for the Community […]
There will be several 4th of July celebrations on the Palouse Wednesday. It all starts with the Whitman County Fire District 12 fundraiser breakfast in Johnson at the fire hall beginning at 7:00. That’s followed by the annual Johnson 4th of July parade at 10:00. The annual 4th of July […]
Members of the Pullman City Fire Department have been deployed to 2 new wildfires burning in Central Washington. Chief Mike Heston and Lt. Chris Volk have been sent to the Stormy Creek Fire near Entiat. That blaze has burned about 80 acres. Also on Sunday night Lieutenant Brian Parrish was […]
A portion of Bishop Boulevard will be down to one lane this morning. Flaggers will direct a lane of traffic near the Quality Inn from 7:30 to about 9:30 this morning. The traffic restriction is for bridge deck replacement work.
The long planned safety improvements for US Highway 95 South of Moscow are still scheduled to begin next year. The Idaho Transportation Department has released a draft of it’s 6 year investment program. The plan includes the nearly 20 year old proposal to improve the highway over Reisenauer Hill. ITD […]
A busy downtown Pullman intersection will be reduced to one lane Monday and Tuesday. The intersection of Main and Pine Streets will be down to one “very narrow lane” according to city officials. The traffic restriction will allow crews to conduct sewer work for the Evolve on Main construction project. […]
The Moscow fire and police departments are reminding residents about Idaho’s fireworks regulations. Legal fireworks are now being sold in Idaho and can be shot off through Midnight July 5th. Anyone caught with illegal fireworks can be charged with a misdemeanor.
The Whitman County Sheriff’s Office will be taking part in a nationwide crackdown on drunk boating this weekend. Operation Dry Water involves boating under the influence emphasis patrols. Sheriff’s office marine units will be keeping a close eye out for drunk boaters this weekend on the Lower Snake River in […]
Washington State University ranks 52nd among top American research universities as President Kirk Schulz continues his “Drive to 25.” Schulz updated the campus community about the campaign in a post on his webpage Friday. The president is using 11 metrics to determine where WSU ranks among the nation’s top research […]