Combine fires keep volunteers busy over the weekend

September 5, 2017
     Some local volunteer fire departments responded to combine fires over the weekend.  The latest was Sunday afternoon around 4:00 when Whitman County Fire District 14 Volunteers out of Colton-Uniontown responded to a combine fire on Johnson Road.  Crews extinguished a smoldering fire inside the machine that was harvesting garbanzo […]

Very Unhealthy Air Quality in Pullman this morning

September 5, 2017
The National Weather Service has issued an Air Quality Alert for the entire Inland Northwest.  The forecast is calling for unhealthy air or worse until Wednesday at Noon.  Air quality in Pullman this morning is very unhealthy.  The NWS reports that our smoke is coming from regional fires out of […]

Crews battling large timber fire in North Latah County

September 4, 2017
Nearly a hundred firefighters are contending with hot temperatures and low humidity on one of the larger timber fires to hit Latah County in several years.  The Strychnine Fire started Saturday afternoon around 3:30 about 5 miles Northeast of Harvard East of State Highway 6.  The fire has burned about […]

WSU College of Vet. Medicine Urges Students fully Consider Pet Ownership

September 1, 2017
Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine urges students fully consider pet ownership before adding a pet to their lives. The college emphasizes that even without a medical crisis, initial pet costs could be prohibitive. Veterinarian and director of the college’s Shelter Medicine Program Dr. Matt Mickas warns will pets […]

Palouse Plein Art Competition Cancelled

September 1, 2017
The City of Moscow and Moscow Arts Commission have announced the Palouse Plein Air competition for 2017 has been cancelled. The annual event featured at the Prichard Art Gallery was scheduled to begin Saturday, September 2nd with a reception September 8th. Plein Air is French for “in the open air” […]

Students Collecting Donations for Hurricane Harvey Victims

September 1, 2017
Students in the Washington State University Athletic Training Club will collect clothing, medical supplies, food and cash donations for Hurricane Harvey victims. The club will continue to solicit donations until September 10th. Club members will be out during the WSU vs. Montana State game in the RV lots Friday evening […]

WSU Hosting Two Town Halls Tuesday

September 1, 2017
Washington State University will continue to host a series of town halls with university administrators. Faculty, staff and students are invited to join President Kirk Schulz and Provost Dan Bernardo to discuss topics including the budget, the Drive to 25 Initiative and a Q&A session. Both upcoming town halls will […]

WSU Hosting SNL Cast Member Tuesday Night

September 1, 2017
Washington State University will host Saturday Night Live cast member and Tacoma native Melissa Villasenor Tuesday, September 5th. The event will be free for students and $5 for the public, beginning at 8 p.m. in the CUB Senior ballroom. Villasenor grew up in Tacoma, Washington and earned her SNL stardom […]
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