Pullman School Board Decides on 24 Classrooms for New Elementary School

August 24, 2016
After receiving a 7.4 million dollar grant from the State of Washington, the Pullman School Board decided to allocate the funding towards more classroom space. The Board Unanimously approved the expansion of the fourth elementary school project at last night’s meeting, from a preliminary of 18, to now 24 classrooms. […]

Whitman County Housing market continues to grow

August 24, 2016
The local housing market in Washington continues to grow.  According to the Runstad Center for Real Estate Research at the University of Washington the Whitman County housing market was up during the 2nd quarter of the year.  Local home sales increased 14% from the 1st quarter while the median price […]

New WSU President to speak to Pullman Kiwanis Thursday

August 24, 2016
New Washington State University President Kirk Schulz will be speaking to the Pullman Kiwanis Club Thursday afternoon.  The meeting is at Noon in the Gladish Community Center View Room.  The public is welcome to attend.   

IRS phone scam targeting WSU students

August 24, 2016
Phone scammers are targeting Washington State University students.  The WSU Police Department has received numerous reports of an IRS scam.  The scammers are calling WSU students claiming they need to pay a student tax or back taxes and they can settle it with gift cards.  The callers are threatening the […]

Former Pullman Dentist convicted of Medicaid Fraud loses appeal

August 24, 2016
The former Pullman dentist who was found guilty of Medicaid fraud in Idaho has lost his appeal.  70 year old Alfred Fairbanks was convicted by a jury in Latah County Second District Court in Moscow in the Spring of last year.  Fairbanks was found guilty on 4 counts for submitting […]

Pullman FD helping fight more regional wildfires

August 24, 2016
The Pullman Fire Department is joining the fight against additional wildfires in the region.  On Monday a strike team including a commander, 6 firefighters and 2 trucks were mobilized to the 22,000 acre Kahlotus Fire.  That blaze in Franklin County was brought under control Tuesday and those Pullman units returned […]

WSU student allegedly pummeled for merely stumbling into a group of men

August 24, 2016
Pullman Police are investigating a disturbing assault on College Hill in which a man was allegedly pummeled by several men for simply stumbling into them.  The 21 year old Washington State University student tells officers that he was drunk and walking on California Street early Wednesday morning.  He apparently stumbled […]
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