Moscow Human Rights Commission to Host Faith Healing Forum

October 24, 2016
The Moscow Human Rights Commission will host a free public forum Tuesday Afternoon to discuss religious shield laws and child rights in Idaho. The forum will address childhood deaths as a result of such laws and faith healing that intersects child neglect and religious freedom. The forum will begin at […]

WSU Student found dead inside his fraternity house

October 24, 2016
A 21 year old Washington State University student was found dead inside his fraternity house early Monday morning.  Pullman paramedics and police responded to a report of an unconscious male inside the Pi Kappa Phi house on College Hill around 1:00.  Pullman Police Commander Chris Tennant says that efforts to […]

Avista settles on proposed Idaho power rate hikes for next year

October 24, 2016
Avista Utilities has reached a proposed settlement regarding its request to raise its power rates in Idaho.  The Spokane based utility has agreed to raise electric rates by 3% to generate over 6 million dollars to pay for new infrastructure.  The hike in power bills will also be used to […]

Latest phone scam now hitting Whitman County

October 24, 2016
The latest telephone scam has migrated across the state line into Whitman County.  Local authorities say someone is calling residents claiming to be from the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office.  The scammer tells the citizen that they are wanted on an arrest warrant which can be cancelled if they pay up […]

WSU hires permanent Finance VP

October 24, 2016
Washington State University has hired a permanent Vice President for Finance and Administration.  Stacy Pearson has held the same post at Boise State University for the past 12 years.  Pearson will begin her new job at WSU on March 1st.  She replaces Olivia Yang who has been interim finance vp […]

US Capital Christmas Tree Tour to make local stop

October 21, 2016
The US Capital Christmas Tree will be making a stop in Moscow on its way to DC.  This year’s tree will be from the Payette National Forest.  The 80 foot Engelmann Spruce near McCall will be cut down on November 2nd.  Crews will then prepare the tree for its 2,000 […]

UI announces public fundraising phase for arena project

October 21, 2016
The University of Idaho has announced the public fundraising phase for its arena project.  UI officials first told the Idaho State Board of Education about plans for the Idaho Arena nearly 2 years ago.  Since then the UI has raised about 13 million dollars for the 30 million dollar facility.  […]

Celebration of Life for Ken Vogel Saturday in Pullman

October 20, 2016
Iconic former Pullman resident Ken Vogel will be remembered during a celebration of life Saturday.  Vogel managed the men’s department store at the old Empire in downtown Pullman from 1974 until it closed in 1982.  He then operated Ken Vogel Clothing in downtown Pullman until 2006.  In 2009 Ken and […]

WA vote by mail ballots sent out Friday

October 20, 2016
     The Whitman County Auditor’s Office will be sending out over 22,000 vote by mail ballots Friday for the general election in Washington.  The ballot includes the Presidential race, US Senate between incumbent Democrat Patty Murray and Republican Chris Vance.  The congressional seat is also on the ballot between incumbent […]
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