Dworshak ranked No. 5 bass fishing spot in the West

June 30, 2016
Bassmaster Magazine has ranked Dworshak Resevior near Orofino in its list of top 100 bass fishing spots for the fifth year in a row. Dworshak was ranked at number 5 in the Western region. The reservoir, which is managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District, has […]

WSU researchers develop multi-functional smart material

June 30, 2016
Washington State University researchers developed a unique smart material that can change shape and even assemble and disassemble itself in reaction to heat and light. The material is special because it has several smart abilities, rather than just one, such as shape memory behavior, light-activated movement and self-healing behavior. When […]

WSU permanently closes malls to vehicle traffic

June 30, 2016
Washington State University is prohibiting all vehicle traffic on Terrell Mall and parts of Library Mall to improve pedestrian safety. Beginning Friday, Transportation Services is closing Terrell Mall from Troy Lane to Library Mall, and closing Library Mall at Terrell Mall. Emergency vehicles will still have access to the malls. […]

Busy travel weekend ahead expect problems on I-90

June 30, 2016
It will be a busy travel weekend for the Fourth of July holiday.  Most highway construction jobs will be suspended for the weekend starting Friday.  In Washington the trouble spot will once again be I-90.  Washington Department of Transportation is warning drivers about lengthy backups Westbound near Cle Elum because […]

Pullman Regional Hospital awarded Level IV Trauma Designation

June 30, 2016
Pullman Regional Hospital was awarded full Level IV Trauma Designation for another four years by an office within the Washington State Department of Health. The designation was awarded after administrative and clinical evaluations along with a state review of the hospital’s trauma service. According to the report, the hospital has […]

4th Celebrations around the Palouse

June 30, 2016
Several communities will be celebrating the 4th of July.  It all starts Saturday night with the annual Thunder in the Mountains Independence Day celebration and fireworks show in Elk River.  Holiday celebrations on Monday begin in Johnson with the Whitman County Fire District 12 breakfast.  Volunteers will be serving breakfast […]

Fire safety stressed heading into the 4th of July weekend

June 30, 2016
With the 4th of July approaching and the wildfire season underway officials are urging fire safety.  The Washington Department of Natural Resources issued a burn ban for all of its lands in Eastern Washington Thursday.  The burn ban is for state forests and parks East of the cascades.  Closer to […]

Pullman growing twice as fast as Moscow

June 30, 2016
Pullman is growing twice as fast as Moscow.  New numbers from the US Census bureau shows that Pullman’s population grew by nearly 2% in the year ending April 1st.  The 540 new residents brings Pullman’s population to around 33,000.  Compare that to Moscow where the population grew by 67 during […]
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