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Wednesday, July 08, 2020

Washington State University announced Tuesday it will begin testing human samples for COVID-19 in an effort to increase testing capacity in eastern Washington.

Idaho Transportation Department officials plan to open U.S. Highway 95 to intermittent traffic today after a geological assessment indicates a rockslide that has closed the road since Friday i…

Tuesday, July 07, 2020

Moscow’s recent face mask mandate drew some harsh criticism during Monday’s Moscow City Council meeting, with several speakers describing it as “dehumanizing” and unscientific.

Idaho Transportation Department officials hope to have a better idea today whether a segment of U.S. Highway 95 south of Riggins might be open to traffic following a massive rock slide Friday …

Latah County recorded in 2019 its fewest reported criminal offenses in at least five years, according to the Idaho State Police Bureau of Criminal Identification’s annual “Crime in Idaho” report.

Michael Cisneros, 20, of Pullman, attempts to catch a butterfly at Lawson Gardens in Pullman on Monday afternoon.

Monday, July 06, 2020

After undergoing a kind of brain surgery rarely performed on cats at Washington State University, HoneyBee, a 10-year-old Maine Coon and former show cat, is already showing signs of returning …

Sunday, July 05, 2020

Moscow’s Appaloosa Museum and Heritage Center has some captivating new features, the most notable of which is Dusty, a resident exhibit horse who will occupy the museum’s pasture through the summer.

Saturday, July 04, 2020

UPDATE: RIGGINS — U.S. Highway 95 remains blocked by an active landslide south of Riggins with no timetable available for reopening, according to an update from the Idaho County Sheriff's Office.

Melissa Rauch and her 8-year-old son, Mordecai Rauch, bag fireworks for customers Thursday at a fireworks stand on North Main Street in Moscow. The fireworks stand is raising money for student scholarships at Logos School in Moscow.

MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL, S.D. — At the foot of Mount Rushmore on the eve of Independence Day, President Donald Trump made a direct appeal to disaffected white voters four months befor…

Whitman County Jail inmate allegedly assaults, hospitalizes officer

Friday, July 03, 2020

A recruitment video posted online by Moscow’s New Saint Andrews College has garnered backlash on social media and prompted the city’s mayor to speak out against the content of the video, which…

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.

Public Health – Idaho North Central District reported one more positive COVID-19 test Thursday in Latah County, bringing the total number this year to 21.

The long-awaited widening of U.S. Highway 95 from Thorncreek Road to Moscow will have to wait until the spring, Ken Helm, Idaho Transportation Department project manager, said.

Thursday, July 02, 2020

Public Health – Idaho North Central District reported the largest one-day spike in confirmed coronavirus cases in Latah County on Wednesday after four people tested positive.

The Latah County Public Library District reopened all of its branches, including the Moscow Public Library, but a return to normal may still be a long way off.

Moscow’s mandatory facemask order, which has drawn mixed feelings from residents, was not implemented in response to any single event in the city, according to the city’s mayor and city supervisor.

In an email to University of Idaho faculty last week, Interim Provost and Executive Vice President Torrey Lawrence outlined a clearer picture of how classes will be conducted in the fall.