Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Monday, May 25, 2020
Shopko’s bankruptcy created an opportunity in Pullman for two national retailers that are thriving during the coronavirus pandemic that has forced numerous stores to close temporarily.
Saturday, May 23, 2020
A Kendrick brew pub that’s drawn scrutiny for defying the governor’s coronavirus order was served with a search warrant Thursday, in a case related to a May 9 motorcycle crash.
Thursday, May 21, 2020
Eighty-three percent of Idaho businesses reported a decrease in revenue because of COVID-19. Of the 83 percent of businesses, 41 percent reported a decline of more than 75 percent in revenue, …
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
The city of Moscow could allow downtown businesses to temporarily expand into public sidewalks and on-street parking stalls so they can entertain more patrons while maintaining proper social d…
A Spokane bomb squad determined a suspicious device discovered Tuesday afternoon at the Goodwill thrift store in Moscow was an object used by paintball enthusiasts and was not a threat, Moscow…
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
BOISE — Self-employed residents will be able to tap into the $300 million in grant money Idaho has set aside to help small businesses financially harmed by the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Brad …
Saturday, May 16, 2020
Most Idaho businesses can reopen today, but some Moscow restaurants like Maialina Pizzeria Napoletana, Sangria Grille and La Casa Lopez will remain closed to indoor dining.
Thursday, May 14, 2020
The owners of Neill’s Flowers and Gifts are taking over part of the former Daily Grind Coffeehouse space on Pullman’s Main Street to bring a new business to the city.
Monday, May 11, 2020
Hardware Brewing Co. of Kendrick continued to defy Gov. Brad Little’s “Stay Healthy” order Saturday and Sunday, despite a written warning from the Idaho State Police that the establishment cou…
Saturday, May 09, 2020
A longtime Latah County resident and University of Idaho graduate opened a craft beer taproom and retail bottle shop last week next door to Stax sandwich shop on West Sixth Street in Moscow.
Thursday, May 07, 2020
A worker climbs the former Neely’s Travel Service building on Friday in Moscow. The building is owned by Dan Mullin of Moscow, who owns DKMullin Architects on South Main Street in Moscow. Mullin said Wednesday the building is receiving a new roof after the old one had deteriorated.
Avista Corp. and six regional partners have developed a website, InlandBizStrong, that assembles resources tailored to northern Idaho and eastern Washington businesses facing economic challeng…
The CEO of Pullman Regional Hospital said Wednesday the hospital does not advocate the stoppage of COVID-19 testing so Whitman County can reopen businesses sooner.
The three 9th Legislative District representatives in Washington have sent a joint letter to Gov. Jay Inslee asking him to allow Whitman County to reopen part of its economy.
Monday, May 04, 2020
Saturday, May 02, 2020
KENDRICK — With financial pressure and frustration with Idaho Gov. Brad Little mounting, Hardware Brewing Co. defied the Republican governor’s Stay Healthy Order and opened its doors Friday af…
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Friday, April 17, 2020
Northwest River Supplies plans to distribute tens of thousands of personal protective equipment to area medical personnel and first responders in the coming weeks to combat the shortage of equ…
Thursday, April 16, 2020
The Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport has been awarded millions of dollars in grant money that its director says is a significant step toward building a new terminal.
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
WASHINGTON — Governors around the U.S. began sketching out plans Tuesday to reopen their economies in a slow and methodical process to prevent the coronavirus from rebounding with tragic conse…
Wednesday, April 08, 2020
Patrick Merry bought more than 100 stainless steel tumblers not long before COVID-19 social distancing forced him to end tastings at his Pullman winery.
Tuesday, April 07, 2020
The financial impact of COVID-19 on Idaho’s higher education institutions may get worse as presidents expressed concern about a potential decline in enrollment for the 2020-21 school year.
Monday, April 06, 2020
Gritman Medical Center in Moscow has announced new limits for visitors while requiring all patients to wear a mask before entering the hospital in a bid to limit the spread of COVID-19.
Sunday, April 05, 2020
Tim “Sully” Sullivan can’t stop working. While many residents stay home to slow the spread of the new coronavirus, he and his team at Sullivan Construction Inc. are still offering essential se…
Friday, April 03, 2020
NEW YORK — The coronavirus outbreak has thrown 10 million Americans out of work in just two weeks in the swiftest, most stunning collapse the U.S. job market has ever witnessed. The public hea…
All Pullman Regional Hospital hourly and salary employees will receive a 25 percent reduction in pay for the next 60 days as the hospital deals with financial challenges stemming from COVID-19…
Declining pH levels is a growing concern for farmers and soil experts on the Palouse and in the inland northwest, said Carol McFarland, Washington State University Farmers Network outreach coo…
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Owner Shaheen Khan, left, takes an order from a take-out customer during a free community dinner Monday at Mela Bangladeshi Cuisine in Moscow. The event was held to give back to the community …
Monday, March 30, 2020
According to numbers released last week, 133,464 people in Washington State filed unemployment claims seeking financial relief after losing jobs in the midst of measures to stop the spread of …
Friday, March 27, 2020
Gritman Medical Center in Moscow established an incident command system in late February in response to COVID-19, a change hospital officials indicate will allow the facility to reallocate sta…
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
More than 200 customers were waiting outside Clarkston’s Costco when it opened at 8 a.m. Tuesday, with new rules in Washington looming. All businesses other than those identified as essential such as grocery stores, pharmacies, banks and gas stations have to close by tonight, according to Gov. Jay Inslee’s statewide order that runs through April 6 to slow the spread of the virus.
Gyms, tattoo parlors, barber shops and salons in Moscow must close and gatherings of more than 10 people within facilities that include educational institutions, churches and other religious o…
Oak On Main employee Terry Byrne, left, brings a free take-out meal to a customer during the restaurant’s Feeding Our Friends community dinner Tuesday in Pullman. The restaurant organized the event as a way to help the community during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Hundreds of people have lost their jobs in north central Idaho since health officials began recommending people limit social contact to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Monday, March 23, 2020
The concept of the 19th hole might be placed on hold, but otherwise golf courses in north central Idaho and southeastern Washington are in full swing despite the coronavirus pandemic.
Saturday, March 21, 2020
Residents in assisted living facilities in the area are having to make sacrifices in response to government recommendations and other changes stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Friday, March 20, 2020
About 100 food and beverage businesses, including about 20 in Moscow, signed a letter to Idaho Republican Gov. Brad Little, asking him to require all nonessential social gathering places to ce…
Thursday, March 19, 2020
In 1992, Jenny Torgerson was a 20-year-old single mom working two jobs to support herself and her baby boy. She couldn’t afford childcare and depended on daycare assistance to keep her jobs.