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Pullman residents express concern over bonds

Residents at a League of Women Voters of Pullman meeting on Thursday questioned Pullman City Supervisor Adam Lincoln about whether the city could renovate City Hall rather than seek a $10.5 million bond to help purchase the Encounter Ministries property on Southeast Crestview Street and convert a bu

MOSCOW-PULLMAN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Pullman citizens share their doubts about proposed bonds

PULLMAN - Residents expressed concerns to city officials about two bond measures - one to move city hall and parks and recreation, and another to upgrade Pullman parks - at the monthly League of Women Voters of Pullman brown bag luncheon Thursday. The Pullman City Council voted in July to place a 20

LEWISTON MORNING TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Moscow, Pullman fire departments see increased calls

The Pullman Fire Department and Moscow Volunteer Fire Department are responding to more calls than in past years, but both departments say they are managing the increased workload, for the most part. The PFD responded to about 2,900 calls in 2013, but that number increased to about 3,900 responses i

MOSCOW-PULLMAN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Brief: Neill Public Library hosting film historian

The Neill Public Library in Pullman will host film historian Lance Rhoades for a discussion of the history of the Civil War on the silver screen at 5:30 p.m. Monday. Rhoades is a Seattle-based scholar who completed his graduate studies in comparative literature and cinema studies at the University o

MOSCOW-PULLMAN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Brief: Palouse Ice Rink will host gala to raise money for new ice rink

The Palouse Ice Rink will host its fourth annual gala 5:30-9:30 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Event Center in Pullman to raise awareness and money for a new ice rink in Moscow. The PIR board will update guests on the status of the proposed rink. The cost is $75 per person

MOSCOW-PULLMAN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Haunted hospital off life support - for now

Despite the city of Colfax deeming its haunted hospital on the hill unsafe for tours and ghost hunts earlier this year, the chills and thrills will go on. A structural engineer from Spokane informed the city's Downtown Association on Monday the building is structurally sound, opening the door for on

MOSCOW-PULLMAN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Colfax High student arrested after threat to school

A Colfax High School student was taken into custody by Colfax Police Department about 5 p.m. Thursday after it was reported that the student made threats to the school on social media. The post which police said stated that "I'm going to shoot up the school" was reported to officers by the school co

MOSCOW-PULLMAN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 19:21:00

Colfax juvenile taken into custody following school threat

COLFAX - A Colfax juvenile has been taken into custody after allegedly making threats on social media. The posting, according to a Colfax Police Department News release, read, "I'm going to shoot up the school." Word of the threat was relayed to the police at about 5 p.m. Thursday by a Colfax High S

LEWISTON MORNING TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 16:05:00

RTOP stages 'The Miracle Worker'

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. These well-known words of Helen Keller's might never have been said were it not for her teacher Annie Sullivan. "The Miracle Worker," a play about Keller's childhood and her early interactions with Sullivan, opens Friday in Pullman. This family-

LEWISTON MORNING TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Get Out and Do It: Your Two-day forecast

Pullman League of Women Voters Meeting - noon, Congregational United Church of Christ, 525 NE Campus St., Pullman. Adam Lincoln, Pullman city supervisor, will speak on the city's $10.5 million capital bond to go before voters in November. Free, public. Refugee resettlement issues - 7 p.m., 1912 Cent

MOSCOW-PULLMAN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Woman falls from tree house on College Hill

A woman was transported to Pullman Regional Hospital on Saturday after she fell 15 feet from a tree house at a residence on College Hill in Pullman. The 23-year-old woman sustained head injuries in the fall, which occurred at approximately 9 p.m. Saturday, but officers reported they were not life th

MOSCOW-PULLMAN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Recreation shines during UI workshop

Participants of Tuesdays University of Idaho property workshop, hosted by the citys Planning and Zoning Commission, voted on what priorities they would like to see for the 77-acre property. Parks and recreation took the lead with 43 coins. (Photo by MARY MALONE) SANDPOINT As it was "International Ta

BONNER COUNTY DAILY BEE - 2017-09-21 12:00:00

UI employees seek shared governance, better communication, increased transparency

Overall faculty, staff and administration satisfaction increased 1 percent this year at the University of Idaho, but communication issues and a flawed system of shared governance warrant attention, according to newly released results from the 2017 Great Colleges to Work For Survey. According to the

MOSCOW-PULLMAN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

McKetta bond kept at $500k

A motion to reduce bond for a Moscow man facing charges related to his alleged participation in a friend's death and attempt to flee the country was denied Wednesday by 2nd District Magistrate Court Judge John Judge. Matthew McKetta, 18, faces five felony charges, including failure to notify authori

MOSCOW-PULLMAN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

The farmer who raised a community

Bert Henriksen, a Nez Perce County farmer who died July 28 following a fall from a hay wagon, was a true renaissance man whose boots will be hard to fill at this year's Nez Perce County Fair. "He's just a wonderful gardener and he particularly loved dahlias," said Nancy Hasenoehrl, superintendent of

LEWISTON MORNING TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Man arrested after allegedly breaking windows on Main Street

A Boise man is in Latah County Jail where he is facing charges of malicious injury to property and unlawful entry after he allegedly used a brick Monday evening to shatter the windows of five businesses near Main Street. The 34-year-old, Matthew Rieche, allegedly told police he was homeless and had

MOSCOW-PULLMAN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 22:50:00

Letter: Dust off the studies

Circumstance clearly says no vehicular bridge at the end of Third Street. No sound argument has been made for this bridge while many have been made in opposition. That's not all. The people of Moscow have said in survey after survey that they do not want the bridge. If the City Council doubts this,

MOSCOW-PULLMAN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Letter: Thanks for cooperation during paving

With U.S. Highway 95 and state Highway 8 the primary routes through Moscow, roadwork on them disrupts traffic, commerce and travel. It is not done without significant forethought. So when the Idaho Transportation Department needed to mill and pave deteriorating roads, all efforts were made to expedi

MOSCOW-PULLMAN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

WSU Center for Civic Engagement staffers volunteer in Colfax

Daily News reader and Whitman County Library director Kristie Kirkpatrick submitted this Aug. 17 photo of more than 50 staffers from WSU's Center for Civic Engagement who descended upon Colfax to clean and complete other volunteer projects at Jennings Elementary, the Community Garden, Whitman Nursin

MOSCOW-PULLMAN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Brief: Registration open for youth pheasant clinic

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is hosting its annual youth pheasant clinic starting 8:30 a.m. Oct. 7. Pre-registration is required. Participants will meet at 8:30 a.m. in Genesee for shooting practice and an upland bird biology/identification lesson. Lunch will be provided and served at noon,

MOSCOW-PULLMAN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 07:00:00