Annual Pullman Child Welfare Coats for Kids Drive starts Saturday

October 13, 2016
The annual Pullman Child Welfare Coats for Kids Drive kicks off Saturday.  New or gently used coats for children in the Pullman community can be donated through November 15th.  You can drop off a coat at Columbia Bank, Washington Trust Bank, Dissmore’s, Walmart and 4 Star Supply.  Coats will be […]

Weather cancels UI outdoor pregame football function

October 13, 2016
The stormy weather is putting a damper on the outdoor pregame festivities for University of Idaho football.  The Idaho Fan Zone next to the Kibbie Dome for Saturday’s game has been cancelled with heavy winds and rain in the forecast.  The tent used for last year’s Idaho Fan Zone was […]

Finalists for Pullman City Supervisor announced

October 13, 2016
Four finalists have been name for Pullman City Supervisor.  Mayor Glenn Johnson announced the finalists Thursday.  They are the city’s Storm Water Services Manager Robert Buchert, Eagle Idaho attorney Cory Colaianni, Assistant to the City of Lakewood Manager Adam Lincoln and the Dayton Oregon City Manager Scott Pingel.  They candidates […]

Emphasis patrols Saturday checking for speeders heading into Pullman

October 13, 2016
Local law enforcement will be conducting speeding emphasis patrols Saturday as traffic heads into Pullman for the Cougar Football Homecoming game.  The Washington Traffic Safety Commission is funding the extra patrols.  The Whitman County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Colfax and Pullman Police Departments will be taking part.  The officers […]

WSU Homecoming on tap

October 13, 2016
It’s homecoming this weekend at Washington State University.  It all starts Friday afternoon from 2:00 to 4:00 with wine tasting at the Brelsford Visitor Center.  The Homecoming Bonfire will be set at 6:00 Friday night on Flag Lane.  13th ranked Cougar Volleyball hosts Colorado at 7:00 Friday.  The 1996 Elite […]

Colfax farmer receives WSU Alumni Association’s highest honor

October 13, 2016
A Colfax area farmer has received the Washington State University Alumni Association’s highest honor.  Randy Suess received the association’s Alumni Achievement award Wednesday.  The honor recognizes Suess’s support of local and global wheat partnerships.  He has spent 11 years on the Washington Grain Commission, has been on advisory boards for […]

Colfax PD online sting operation nets 3 child sex predator suspects

October 13, 2016
An online sting operation conducted by the Colfax Police Department quickly netted 3 child sex predator suspects.  The investigation began just last week when an officer suspected that a registered sex offender living in Colfax had posted a suspicious ad on craigslist seeking a young companion.  The officer then tried […]

Local garb production increases with rise in popularity

October 13, 2016
With garbanzo beans gaining in popularity among local farmers, this year’s crop production went way up.  New numbers from the National Agricultural Statistics Service shows that all dry edible bean production in Washington jumped nearly 50% this year.  That brought in over 2.3 million hundredweight at a yield of 1,800 […]

Washington’s Canola yield way up

October 13, 2016
This year’s Washington canola crop produced over twice as much as last year’s.  New numbers from the National Agricultural Statistics Service shows that 2016 canola production in Washington came in at nearly 81 million pounds, more than doubling last year despite fewer acres harvested.  That’s because the yield on canola […]
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