Friday, July 31, 2020
The Pullman Chamber of Commerce executive director said Thursday the Pullman businesses community has been in flux because of the pandemic, yet several new businesses have opened and others pl…
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Sunday, July 26, 2020
Free legal assistance and representation for low-income eastern Washington residents facing noncriminal legal problems is now available on the Palouse, thanks to a new service in Pullman.
Monday, July 20, 2020
The area’s last remaining regional cellphone and internet provider found itself at the edge of the national spotlight for pioneering the use of technology that might give the United States an …
Saturday, July 18, 2020
Thursday, July 16, 2020
Saturday, July 11, 2020
A start-up software business, which opened this year in downtown Moscow, allows automotive shops to obtain a vehicle’s diagnostic data from the road so it can pinpoint small issues before they…
Tuesday, July 07, 2020
Two former Kush 21 employees no longer work at the Pullman store after speaking out against its former policy to allow customers to shop without wearing masks.
Saturday, July 04, 2020
Friday, July 03, 2020
A sign outside Tri-State Outfitters informs customers that the hardware and housewares departments are temporarily closed Thursday in Moscow. An assistant store manager said a sprinkler head burst, flooding the two departments. The manager said she doesn’t know yet when the departments will be ready to reopen.
Wednesday, July 01, 2020
Thursday, June 25, 2020
Rather than engage in an expensive and likely fruitless legal challenge, Hardware Brewing Co. in Kendrick has chosen to pay a $2,500 fine for violating Idaho’s coronavirus shutdown order.
The founder and president of Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories has written a letter to President Donald Trump objecting to restrictions placed on work visas for immigrants seeking to earn em…
Thursday, June 18, 2020
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
While most on-campus buildings are still closed to the public, the University of Idaho has tentatively begun reopening retail in university-owned facilities — starting with Einstein Bros. Bagels.
Hardware Brewing in Kendrick is one of five bars and taverns in Idaho facing potential fines or suspensions for allegedly violating the state’s coronavirus shutdown order.
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Monday, June 15, 2020
Vandals Dining at the University of Idaho today will launch Grubhub, an online food ordering app, in tandem with the reopening of Einstein Bros. Bagels.
Sunday, June 14, 2020
Thursday, June 11, 2020
The city of Moscow approved a program allowing Main Street businesses to temporarily expand their usage of public rights of way, according to a city of Moscow news release.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Friday, June 05, 2020
LEWISTON — J.C. Penney is closing for good at the Lewiston Center Mall, marking the end for the community’s last remaining traditional department store and depriving the shopping center of one…
Tuesday, June 02, 2020
Friday, May 29, 2020
Idaho bars and movie theaters that meet certain safety protocols can reopen Saturday, as the state continues to progress through its four-phase economic recovery plan.
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.