2016 One year ago today

The Latah County Prosecutor's Office and defense attorneys for John Lee asked for extra time to attempt to resolve the case without taking it to trial during a status hearing Monday morning. The 30-year-old Moscow man faces three counts of alleged first-degree murder and one count of alleged aggravated battery by use of a deadly weapon for allegedly killing three Moscow residents. ... The Moscow Farmers Market saw more than $1.17 million in sales in 2015, according to the market's annual report, which was presented Monday night to the Moscow City Council.

2012 Five years ago today

The University of Idaho and Idaho State Board of Education are denying allegations against them in a lawsuit filed in September 2011 by a former student who fell out of a fraternity house window two years earlier. The state agencies, represented by Lewiston-based attorney Theodore Creason, are also demanding an eventual jury trial in Latah County Second District Court. ... Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter recently declared March as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in Idaho after a request from Frank Luzzo, a volunteer in Gritman Medical Center's Cancer Resource Center.

2007 10 years ago today

The Whitman County Water Conservancy Board on Wednesday had what is expected to be the first of several meetings focused on requested water-right transfers for a proposed 700,000-square-foot retail center just across the state line from Moscow. ... The Palouse Ice Rink Task Force is trying to identify additional potential sites for a permanent ice rink in Moscow. The task force met Wednesday night at the 1912 Center. Moscow City Councilman and task force member Aaron Ament said some of the sites being considered are privately owned.

1992 25 years ago today

Opponents of two proposed concrete pre-mix plants say the Pullman-Moscow highway will deteriorate if they are built there. Pac West Pre-Mix and Central Pre-Mix Concrete, both of Moscow, have proposed putting plants on the highway. ... Moscow bus drivers say the new federal law requiring them to have drug tests is wrongfully and automatically labeling them as drug users, but they admit they don't have a choice if they want to keep their jobs. They also refute claims they are trying to hide something, saying they are just protecting their personal rights.

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