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Planning staff revising Critical Areas Ordinance
Pullman Planning Department staff completed draft amendments to the Critical Areas Ordinance earlier this month, and will host a series of public meetings to review those draft modifications.
A busy weekend for area police
A police pursuit of a vehicle through Washington State University highlighted a busy week of arrests for Whitman County and Pullman law enforcement. Whitman County sheriff’s deputies arrested 25-year-old Gabriel Dumbrique on Saturday morning after he allegedly eluded police in his vehicle on College
WSU veterinarians team up with MD to save corgi puppy in what may have been a veterinary first
PULLMAN, Wash. - Jingle the corgi puppy has had a rough go of his very short life. "Seeing how bad his shunt was, it did kind of hit us," said Dr. Jillian Haines, a veterinarian at Washington State University's College of Veterinary Medicine, "we were all a little sick to our stomach at the idea."
WOMAN DEAD, THREE OTHERS INCLUDING CHILD INJURED IN HEAD-ON CRASH THAT SHUT DOWN EAST IDAHO HIGHWAY
On Monday, March 25, 2019, at 4:45 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle fatality crash near on State Highway 31 at milepost 5.4, north of Swan Valley. Nevada J. Chavez, 24 of Victor, was driving a 1997 Subaru Legacy Wagon northbound on State Highway 31 and failed to negotiate a curve.
Washington state judge reverses Halloween shooter conviction
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state judge has overturned the conviction of a man who shot an acquaintance at his doorstep on Halloween. The Kitsap Sun reported Sunday that 69-year-old Raymond Thomas Short was convicted of attempted first-degree murder for shooting 73-year-old Robert Roland Sears
Pullman man was lion about cougar sighting
——— A Pullman resident called police after he saw two mountain lions outside his home on Bluebench Drive. Officers responded and informed the man that what he saw were two raccoons. An easy mistake to make; it’s not like there’s a popular mascot resembling that animal in town.
Man faces heroin trafficking charge
A 33-year-old man was charged Monday with trafficking heroin after allegedly being found with nearly an ounce of the drug. Benjamin J. Negrete, unknown address, is charged with trafficking heroin between 7 and 28 grams. Negrete had been wanted on a warrant for the charge for almost two years until h
Survey: no more colleges downtown
Most residents and downtown business owners are not fans of expanding educational institutions or adding new ones in downtown Moscow. The city sent out two surveys — one to 1,200 Moscow residents and another to 276 businesses and property owners in the Central Business Zoning District (downtown Mosc
New noodle shop attracts attention
Orin Ford brought a traditional soup from across the world to Pullman for community members and college students to enjoy with this week’s grand opening of his restaurant, O-Ramen.
Mammoth bone CT scans in Idaho shed new light on animal's life
The CT scanner at Gritman Medical Center in Moscow was recently used to examine bones that are much older than what it's used to seeing. Roughly 10,000 to 12,000 years old, to be more specific.
Idaho's quarterbacks enter spring with fresh outlooks
As spring camp begins for Idaho football, the quarterback position has once again adopted much of the spotlight. Three contenders — Pullman product Mason Petrino, Colton Richardson of Lewiston and Nikhil Nayar — took equal reps during the Vandals’ opening practice Monday at the Kibbie Dome. There we
State Patrol runs out of money to buy back bump stocks
OLYMPIA, Wash. - Washington state's bump stock buy-back program has ended just hours before they will be banned under federal law. Bump stocks, which are the type of device used in the October 2017 Las Vegas shooting massacre, will no longer be legal to own starting Tuesday, and the Washington State
City police recognized for drone program
The Alliance for Innovation will award the Pullman Police Department for its use of drones in local government initiatives, community outreach and welfare projects. Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins said the Outstanding Achievement in Local Government Innovation Award recognizes the department’s new
CFC TV: Coug DB Skyler Thomas carrying himself 'like a boss'
PULLMAN – He played a new position on Saturday, but safety Skyler Thomas’ confidence remains sky high two practices into Washington State’s spring season. And Thomas said much of the credit for his mindset belongs to position coach Kendrick Shaver.
House Democrats in Olympia unveil $52.6 billion state budget plan
OLYMPIA — Washington House Democrats on Monday unveiled a sweeping proposed two-year state budget, funded in part by a new tax on capital gains. Their 2019-2021 operating budget plan would provide for increased K-12 education costs and expand early-childhood learning, Washington’s college state need
Vandal women headed to round of 16 in WNIT
MOSCOW, Idaho - In what felt like a standing room only gym, Idaho women’s basketball (22-11) knocked off Denver (18-14), the nation eighth scoring offense, 88-66 in the Second Round of the WNIT Sunday afternoon in Memorial Gym. Idaho continues to make history as today’s win marks the first time sinc
Get Out and Do It: Your tHREE-day forecast
Rotary Club Meeting - 11:30 a.m., Best Western Plus University Inn, 1516 Pullman Road, Moscow. Mayor Bill Lambert will give his State of the City presentation. Free. RSVP: (208) 892-4156.
Attractive businesswomen viewed as less trustworthy 'femmes fatales'
PULLMAN, Wash. - A Washington State University researcher says attractive businesswomen are considered less trustworthy, less truthful and more worthy of being fired than less attractive women. This "femme fatale effect," as she and a University of Colorado colleague call it, goes beyond a commonly
LCHS to host program on the jerks of Idaho history
Randy Stapilus, author of multiple books and articles on Idaho history and politics, will present "Speaking Ill of the Dead: Jerks in Idaho History," at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the Latah County Fairgrounds, 1021 Harold St., Moscow.
Film festival promotes disability awareness
The documentary "Blessings of Liberty" will begin at 7 p.m. Friday at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 S. Main St., Moscow, as part of the sixth annual Disability Awareness Film festival.