Traffic backups in Moscow from the State Highway 8/Pullman Road paving job have gotten worse starting today. The Idaho Transportation Department just announced late this morning that starting today 3 lanes of the highway are closed. That leaves just one lane open for traffic to use in each direction. The […]
The criminal case against one of the suspects from last Fall’s child sex predator online sting operation conducted by the Colfax Police Department has been dropped. A felony communicating with a minor for immoral purposes charge against 56 year old Eric Hall of Colfax was recently dismissed. The Whitman County […]
An Air Quality Alert has been issued for Whitman County and Eastern Washington. Winds are expected to push smoke into the region from Northwest wildfires through Saturday at Noon. Air quality might be unhealthy at times.
This Fall’s general election in Whitman County is starting to take shape after the first round of ballot counts from Tuesday’s vote by mail primary. Longtime Pullman School Board member Karl Johanson will be on the Fall ballot as he received 35% of the vote. He will face Nathan […]
The City of Pullman’s Concerts in the Park continues Wednesday night. Soulstice will play Reaney Park from 6:00 to 7:30. Fork in the Road will be serving food starting at 5:00.
The latest child pornography conviction for Moscow’s nationally recognized computer forensic detective has ended with another prison sentence. 28 year old Nathan Leisi of Moscow was sentenced to between 2 and 5 years in prison Monday in Latah County Second District Court. Leisi previously pleaded guilty in the case stemming […]
It’s been less than 2 weeks since downtown Pullman was repaved and already construction crews have torn up some new sections of asphalt. Water main work is only now underway to connect the Evolve on Main development to the city’s water system. Crews have removed small sections of the brand […]
Washington State University’s President has revealed which construction projects were initiated without full funding, helping lead to the institution’s budget shortfall. The same extensive communication from President Kirk Schulz also announces an apparent partial hiring freeze. In the memo posted online today, Schulz identifies 4 new Pullman campus […]
This month’s Great American Eclipse will turn day into early morning on the Palouse. Washington State University Astronomer Michael Allen says the eclipse on the 21st will be near total locally. For spectators in Pullman, 96% of the sun will be covered by the moon for about 2 minutes. That […]
Pullman is the fastest growing larger Eastern Washington city outside of the Tri-Cities. New analysis from the city’s planning department examined population growth so far this decade. Pullman has grown by nearly 12% to just over 33,000 people since 2010. Among Eastern Washington cities over 20,000, Pullman ranks 3rd behind […]