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Shutdown could lead to airport closure

Shutdown could lead to airport closure

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

January 18, 2019


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature

Effects of the partial government shutdown are being felt on the Palouse at the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport (PMRA) where the opening of the new runway in October may be delayed the executive director at PMRA said this week. While construction on the runway is still funded and continues on schedule,...

Vandalized cable to cause landline outage

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

January 15, 2019


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Frontier Communications customers will experience a landline network outage starting at 11 p.m. tonight, which may last until 2 a.m. Wednesday.   The telephone interruption may last from 30 minutes to three hours, according to a press release. A fiber optical transmission cable along U.S. 95 b...

Track meet held in memorial for former Pullman resident

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

January 15, 2019


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News

The University of Idaho honored former Pullman High School track star Lauren McCluskey at  the first event of the regular track and field season on Friday. The previously unnamed meet was renamed the Lauren McCluskey Memorial Open. McCluskey, who grew up in Pullman, was murdered in October while attending the University of Utah. The 21-year-old pentathlete was set t...

Grant funds completion of airport runway project

Grant funds completion of airport runway project

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

January 9, 2019


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport will complete its runway realignment program with the financial help given to the airport by a supplementary grant. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded the airport with a $7 million supplementary grant. The money funded the payments to the contractors...

Initiative aims to provide clothes as winter approaches

Initiative aims to provide clothes as winter approaches

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

December 10, 2018


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Showcase

Moscow Public Library has partnered with Unitarian Universalist Church of the Palouse to host Chase the Chill, an initiative that provides winter weather clothing items to the public. “It’s a project where people can [donate] new, gently used or handmade items,” said Ginger Allen, director of...

UI football player faces rape charge, suspension

ANGELICA RELENTE and RACHEL SUN

December 10, 2018


Filed under Moscow Community, News

A University of Idaho football player was arrested Saturday after police were informed of an on-campus rape Friday morning. Freshman defensive back Kyree Curington was charged for rape with a bond set at $75,000, according to the Latah County Jail roster. A warrant was issued after a parent from...

Groups to host events, help those in need

Groups to host events, help those in need

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community, Safety

Local nonprofits on the Palouse will provide support to those in need during the winter season through fundraisers, free food and shelter. The Community Action Center As a holiday celebration, the Community Action Center (CAC) is hosting two community meals during regular food pantry distribut...

WSU providing organic compost for local farmers

WSU providing organic compost for local farmers

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community

An addition to WSU’s compost facility nearly two years in the making means the university will now offer a certified organic mix for local farmers and garden enthusiasts to nurture their crops. All compost is organic in the sense that it is composed of carbon and hydrogen bonds from animal and vegetable...

Disability Action Center Northwest hosts career day

Disability Action Center Northwest hosts career day

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community

The Disability Action Center (DAC) Northwest in Moscow is offering high school and college students with disabilities in the Moscow and Pullman area the chance to explore career opportunities and potentially get a job with local businesses Thursday. Aerius Franklin, an independent living advocate...

Historical society to hold fundraiser dinner

Historical society to hold fundraiser dinner

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

The annual Latah County Historical Society Harvest Dinner will feature homemade food, live music and a silent auction. “It is a time to get to know people in the community and make new friends,” said Dulce Kersting-Lark, executive director of LCHS. The evening will provide an all-you-eat dinner...

Nez Perce used tobacco before many historians thought

Nez Perce used tobacco before many historians thought

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community, Research, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

WSU researchers have recently discovered that Native American tribes in the Northwest grew and smoked tobacco long before scientists and historians previously thought. David Gang, a professor in the Institute of Biological Chemistry, and Shannon Tushingham, an assistant professor and director of the...

Nonprofit, citizens sue USDA Forest Service

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News

Two local environmental groups have filed suit against the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service, alleging it violated federal law in the planned sale of a large crop of old growth timber located in the Nez Perce National Forest. The Windy-Shingle Project would log about 2,500 acres...

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