Moscow’s Population Grew By About 1% Last Year

June 2, 2020
Moscow’s population grew by just under 1% between July of last year and July of 2018. New numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that Moscow grew by about 200 residents to nearly 26,000 people.  Moscow’s population has grown by nearly 10% so far this decade adding about 2,000 residents. […]

May Was 2nd Wettest On Record For Pullman

June 2, 2020
Last month was the second wettest May on record for Pullman.  The National Weather Service reports that nearly 4 inches of rain fell.  The wettest record May for Pullman was over 5 inches in 1948.

Hamilton-Lowe Aquatics Center In Moscow Set To Open July 1st

June 2, 2020
The Hamilton-Lowe Aquatics Center in Moscow will open this Summer. The Moscow-Pullman Daily News reports that the pool will open July 1st coinciding with the 4th phase of Idaho’s reopening plan.  The pool is set to open with safety protocols. Moscow City Council approved the plan on Monday night.

Today Last Day To Turn In Idaho Primary Absentee Ballots

June 2, 2020
Today is the last day for voters in Idaho to turn in their primary election absentee ballots. Local ballots must be returned in person today to the Latah County Elections Office in the courthouse in Moscow.  Results from the May 19th Idaho primary will be counted tonight. Idaho moved the […]

Christian Publishing Businesses In Moscow Vandalized

June 2, 2020
Two Christian publishing businesses in Moscow have been vandalized. An upside down cross and the numbers 1312 were spray painted at Roman Roads Press on 3rd Street early Monday morning.  Surveillance cameras recorded 2 men outside the building who are believed to be involved.  The numbers likely refer to the […]

Whitman County Preparing To Submit Request For Phase 3 Reopenings

June 2, 2020
The Whitman County Commissioners are set to ask to move to phase 3 reopenings on Friday. Whitman County’s Public Health Director believes the county qualifies for the next phase of reopenings.  Phase 3 allows for gatherings of up to 50 people.  Recreation facilities including pools and gyms can reopen to […]

This Summer’s National Lentil Festival In Pullman Canceled

June 1, 2020
This Summer’s Annual National Lentil Festival in Pullman has been canceled due to coronavirus concerns.  Organizers will host a newly formatted Legendary Lentil Cook-off this year along with a virtual Taste T. Lentil 5K Fun Run.  Lentil Fest will return to Pullman in August of next year.  

Volunteers Use Foam To Extinguish Stubborn Transformer Fire In Thornton

June 1, 2020
Volunteer Firefighters had to use foam to extinguish a stubborn transformer fire in North Whitman County. A transformer at the Thornton substation caught fire in Saturday’s thunderstorm.  Oil inside the equipment kept re-igniting.  Volunteers from Whitman County Fire District 7 out of Rosalia with help from District 2 Volunteers from […]
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