The Whitman County Commissioners are not expecting any major changes for next year’s budget. The board recently kicked off the 2017 budget setting process by outlining their goals for the next fiscal year which starts January 1st. The general fund budget is expected to run about 15 million dollars which […]
For the second straight year a popular local reservoir will not be at full pool for the 4th of July. The US Army Corps of Engineers started dumping water out of Dworshak Reservoir Tuesday to help salmon downstream in the Snake River. The move tries to cool the Snake to […]
Development of the Logos school will have to wait after the Moscow Board of Adjustments decided to table the decision on the conditional use permit after a lengthy public hearing late last night. Among the concerns was the roadway and the implementation of a round a-bout on Mountain View Road […]
The Latah County Historical Society, the Palouse Land Trust, and the Palouse Clearwater Environmental Institute is welcoming the public to join them on a walking tour of Paradise Creek tomorrow. The tour will commence at Mountain View Park at 5:30 P.M. The waterway’s history, environmental significance, and restoration will highlight […]
The Cup O’ Joe business networking events are coming to Colfax. There will be a presentation Wednesday morning from eight to nine at the Perkins House. It’s free and open to the public. The presentation is from Jordan Tampien who authored the book “Startup Wisdom”. The focus of the meeting […]
The Avista Utilities Foundation has allocated 3 local grants. The foundation for the Spokane based utility has earmarked 3,000 dollars for the Viola Community Center project, 1,500 hundred for the Potlatch Food Pantry and 1,500 dollars for a math enrichment program with a new local entity called Eureka! Palouse.
Investigators now believe last week’s blaze outside Palouse was probably an accidental electrical fire. The fire on State Route 272 West of town was initially ruled suspicious when a motorhome and 2 vehicles went up in flames. Further investigation has not pinpointed the cause of the fire but Whitman County […]
A 42 year old Kendrick man is in the Latah County Jail after he allegedly led a deputy on a lengthy high speed chase Monday night. The incident began around 7:30 when a deputy tried to make a routine traffic stop on State Highway 8 on the East edge of […]
The Whitman County Parks Department has reopened Kamiak Butte Park after yesterday’s Fire. However beginning July 1st, the campground will close until further notice. Officials continue to stress that no open fires or smoking on the trails in this park is allowed and that fireworks are prohibited. The Parks Department […]
The University of Idaho Extension will host an hour session on how to budget for life after graduation tomorrow in Moscow. The presentation will run from 12 to 1 P.M. in the Gritman Federal Building’s 2nd floor conference room. The Presentation is free and open to the public.