Stories tagged: Pullman
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 30, 2017, 9:41 p.m.
Uber, Lyft launch in Pullman after rocky start
Two weeks after the Pullman City Council amended its taxicab licensing code to fit background check requirements of “transportation network companies,” ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft officially launched Friday morning …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 12:14 p.m.
Audit finds WSU may have violated federal grant rules
A state audit has found that Washington State University may have violated federal rules when it used about $17,000 from a grant to pay salaries and benefits for two employees …
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 10:36 a.m.
Whitman County gets passing grade in audit; first time in more than decade
The Washington state Auditor’s Office announced Monday it had found no significant deficiencies or material weaknesses in Whitman County’s financial statements for the first time in more than a decade.
Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 10:33 a.m.
From atop a Pullman bar to Forbes
College Hill Custom Threads was recently named one of 15 finalists in the running to win one of Forbes’ first-ever Main Street Awards. The winners will be featured on Forbes.com …
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 8:13 a.m.
Uber gets the green light in Pullman
The ride-hailing company Uber may now operate its business in Pullman without requiring its drivers to provide fingerprints after the Pullman City Council amended its taxicab licensing code at its …
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 9:47 a.m.
Palouse Empire Fair opens Thursday
The Palouse Empire Fair will open Thursday with the annual senior’s pancake breakfast 8-10 a.m. at the event center of the fairgrounds, 322 Fairgrounds Road, west of Colfax.
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 4 a.m.
2017 GNL preview: West Valley Eagles could soar
Connor Whitney might just be the ultimate team player. His favorite football moment at West Valley has nothing to do with his own exploits on the field, which are considerable …
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 9:20 a.m.
Pullman airport offers $15.3 million for WSU land
The Washington State University Board of Regents will consider a $15.3 million land acquisition offer from the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport during a meeting Wednesday.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
Sunset magazine ranks Pullman among 10 Best College Towns in West
Sunset magazine believes Pullman is worthy of consideration by those people as well as anybody else looking for a friendly place to live, ranking it ninth on its Top 10 …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 4:57 p.m.
WSU lands Seth Meyers for Dad’s Weekend gig
Host of “Late Night With Seth Meyers” is likely to talk current events during his Dad’s Weekend visit to Pullman.
Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 10:57 a.m.
Man fatally injured at construction site
An employee of Motley-Motley Inc. of Pullman was fatally injured Thursday at a city of Moscow construction site.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 12:32 p.m.
Idaho teens charged in shooting death to undergo psychiatrict evaluations
An Idaho judge has ordered two teenagers to undergo psychological evaluations to determine whether or not they are competent to stand trial in connection to the shooting death of a …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 9:16 p.m.
Washington State University investigates unsubstantiated bomb threat
A bomb threat was phoned into Washington State University in Pullman late Thursday afternoon, but police do not believe it was credible.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 11:15 a.m.
University of Idaho professor killed by lightning strike in Swiss Alps
Faculty and staff at the University of Idaho began mourning one of their own Monday when it was announced Samantha Ramsay, an assistant professor of nutrition at the Margaret Ritchie …
Mon., July 31, 2017, 8:23 a.m.
More travelers using Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport
Federal officials say passenger boardings increased about 21.5 percent at the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport between 2015 and 2016.
Tue., July 25, 2017, 11:37 a.m.
Residents request state oversight of Whitman County auditor’s office
The latest of a series of mistakes by the Whitman County auditor’s office may just be the straw that broke the camel’s back, judging by a letter signed by at …
UPDATED: Fri., July 21, 2017, 10:49 p.m.
Suspects wanted in connection with Latah County homicide apprehended in Ferry County
The Ferry County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that two suspects wanted in connection with a homicide in Latah County have been apprehended.
Fri., July 21, 2017, 8:15 a.m.
Humane Society makes a summer plea for help
It was a typical day Thursday at the Whitman County Humane Society in Pullman – dogs barked, rats paced, cats meowed. The only thing missing was a human volunteer.
Thu., June 29, 2017, 11:13 a.m.
Pullman residents say they want less sprawl, more green spaces
A majority of respondents to the Pullman Planning Commission’s series of Comprehensive Plan workshops in April preferred focusing on Pullman’s city center development – with minimal development of the Pullman-Moscow …
Wed., June 28, 2017, 6:39 a.m.
Pullman seeks funds to hire new police officer
The Pullman City Council authorized Pullman Chief of Police Gary Jenkins to submit an application for the COPS Hiring Program during its regular meeting Tuesday, giving the Pullman Police Department …
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
Watchdog recommends security measures after names, Social Security numbers stolen from WSU
A consumer watchdog group has recommended security measures for anyone who may be affected by the recent theft of sensitive data from a Washington State University research center.
Tue., June 20, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
Big win for supporters of new Moscow ice rink
In August, the Moscow City Council expressed its support for a new Palouse Ice Rink and its willingness to donate $1 million from the city’s Hamilton Fund to help pay …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 6:52 a.m.
Names, Social Security numbers and health information compromised in burglary at WSU storage unit
Sensitive data on roughly 1 million people – including names, Social Security numbers and personal health information – were compromised in a burglary in Olympia earlier this year. Washington State …
Wed., June 7, 2017, 8:51 a.m.
Crime up in Pullman, an officially welcoming city
The Pullman City Council approved a resolution Tuesday night reaffirming Pullman’s commitment to being a welcoming city after language regarding immigration laws in the original proposal considered one month ago …
UPDATED: Wed., May 24, 2017, 9:45 p.m.
WSU task force recommends changes to student conduct code
After months of deliberation, a task force at Washington State University has proposed changes to the school’s student conduct code to make it fairer, less punitive and more transparent.
UPDATED: Sat., May 6, 2017, 9:46 p.m.
Pullman High School student honors grandfather with senior project
An18-year-old Pullman High School student created a functional bench seat out of a teal 1967 Ford pickup tailgate in memory of his grandfather.
Sat., May 6, 2017, 4:48 p.m.
Regents OK multiple WSU construction projects; approve Doctor of Medicine degree at WSU Spokane
The Washington State University Board of regents voted Friday to approve design and construction budgets for two major construction projects on the Pullman campus.
Thu., May 4, 2017, 9:56 a.m.
Megafires becoming more common
A wildfire in Fort McMurray, Alberta, destroyed 2,400 homes, displaced 100,000 people and burned at least 1.5 million acres last year, according to Paul Hessburg, a research landscape ecologist with …
Thu., May 4, 2017, 9:32 a.m.
Privacy issues take center stage in Pullman drone discussion
How to ensure privacy remains a major consideration for the Pullman Police Department, as it refines its policies and procedures for the use of aerial drones.
UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017, 6:56 p.m.
Pullman-Moscow Airport has gone to the birds
Work to re-configure the runway at the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport has inadvertently created habitat for wildlife and a potential hazard for aircraft.