The Daily Evergreen

Local airport uses four main plows, glycol for ice removal

Local airport uses four main plows, glycol for ice removal

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

February 27, 2019


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

When it snows, Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport (PMRA) has a plan to remove snow and ice from the runway. PMRA Executive Director Tony Bean said the airport’s units begin the snow removal process immediately during a snow event. He said the airport has specialized equipment to help staff with the...

Airport to offer TSA PreCheck

Airport to offer TSA PreCheck

KAYE GILL, Evergreen reporter

February 25, 2019


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

The Transportation Security Agency announced on Feb. 20 that they would be offering TSA PreCheck at the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport (PMRA) starting March 4. The enrollment center will be open for five days starting March 4, and local residents interested in enrolling are advised to sign up for...

Bill requires DUI offenders to purchase new device

Bill requires DUI offenders to purchase new device

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

February 21, 2019


Filed under Crime, Local, Moscow Community, News, Safety, Top-feature

First-time drunken driving offenders in Idaho are required to install an ignition interlock device, due to a bill effective since Jan. 1. Police Operations Commander Chris Tennant said the ignition interlock device is a civilian breathalyzer. If the person blows into the device with a certain alcohol...

UI chemistry professor dies on campus

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

February 1, 2019


Filed under Moscow Community, News

Tom Bitterwolf, a University of Idaho chemistry professor, died Wednesday afternoon on campus. A member of the department since 1988, Bitterwolf was known as a happy, caring instructor who worked hard to help his students and the community, said Ray von Wandruszka, chair of the department of chemistry. ...

UI alleges drug use against professor

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

February 1, 2019


Filed under Moscow Community, News

A University of Idaho campus-wide alert sent out Wednesday morning alleged that Denise Bennett, associate professor of journalism, was a security threat to the campus. The alert instructed students and staff to call the police if she was seen. The alert stated Bennett had recently admitted methamphetamine...

Moscow Alehouse celebrates sixth anniversary

Moscow Alehouse celebrates sixth anniversary

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

January 25, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Moscow Community, News, Showcase

Servers rushed around a crowded alehouse greeting local patrons and brewers as empty seats began to fill up. The smell of beer and fried food filled the air as plates and glasses left the busy kitchen to find their way to tables full of chatter. The Moscow Alehouse celebrated its sixth anniversary...

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...

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