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Pullman a big beneficiary of Schweitzer Engineering Labs’ growth

Pullman is no longer a one-company town, thanks to the rapid growth of Schweitzer Engineering Labs.

WSU unveils its green masterpiece

Washington State University’s new Paccar Environmental Technology Building was welcomed into the fold Thursday night with a dedication ceremony complete with the university’s marching band and a parade of speakers …

WSU OK’s hiring staff for Spokane medical school, cutting tuition costs

The Washington State University Board of Regents has approved the hiring of administrative staff, faculty, and operating staff for the new medical school in Spokane.

SFCC’s Pullman branch in jeopardy of closing

Students at Pullman’s branch of Spokane Falls Community College may not have a campus to return to when fall semester starts.

Pullman-Moscow airport official: Terminal, parking lot upgrades needed

Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport Director Tony Bean said the airport saw growth in 2014 and 2015 like it had never experienced since its opening in 1973 – and the trend is …

City of Pullman servers crash

All of the departments within the city of Pullman were affected Thursday when recently purchased hardware suffered a malfunction and crashed the city’s servers.

Prep track notes: Angel Nkwonta out to defend state title in shot put

Angel Nkwonta sees the bigger picture even if she doesn’t see the bigger number.

Pullman extends hold on new pot shops

New marijuana businesses won’t be getting the go-ahead here for at least another four months.

Pullman schools get $7.4 million grant to add classrooms

Nearly a year after applying, the Pullman School District announced Wednesday it has been awarded a $7.4 million grant to increase the number of kindergarten through third-grade classrooms.

Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport nears money goal

The Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport is preparing for construction this summer on the realignment of its main runway and is inching closer to its high-end local match goal of $9.6 million …

Planners want to open Pullman to pot

The Pullman Planning Commission appeared to reach a consensus Wednesday night that the city should follow the state’s lead and make many more areas of the city open to marijuana …

Two students may have been drugged at WSU fraternity house, officials say

PULLMAN – Two students may have been drugged at a Washington State University fraternity house, and one was hospitalized “due to life-threatening blood alcohol levels,” officials said Wednesday.

UPDATED: Thu., March 24, 2016

WSU regents may choose new president on Friday, but secrecy rankles faculty

The Board of Regents of Washington State University will publicly discuss the three top finalists to become president of the Pullman-based school and might make a decision at its next …

Schweitzer Engineering to hire 850 people amid major Pullman expansion

The largest private employer in Whitman County is planning a major multi-million dollar expansion that will break ground in June.

Pullman man arrested for alleged online threats

A Pullman man is in custody after allegedly posting a threat on Craigslist to kill anyone wearing Washington State University gear.

WSU study: Two things hinder split-second decisions by police

In a study of 80 police officers, researchers at Washington State University found fatigue significantly affects reactions and decision making, and 96 percent of the officers were implicitly biased about …

Pullman police send case of SUV crashed by toddler to CPS

Pullman police have forwarded a case to Child Protective Services after a 2-year-old Potlatch boy was reported to have backed out of a driveway and driven into a garage on …

Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival: Students, Greeks an army of volunteers

Every year it takes about 400 volunteers to put on the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, but even with all of those hands, organizing one of the world’s largest and oldest …

Role of Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport highlighted in consultant report

The runway realignment project at the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport will create jobs and contribute to the region’s growth, but officials argue it’s also the key to a thriving economy throughout …

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 19, 2016

WSU down to 8 president finalists; decision in April

The committee leading the search for a new president of Washington State University has settled on eight final candidates and is on track to make their selection in April.

Pullman Planned Parenthood clinic reopening ceremony to be held

A public ceremony will be held to celebrate the reopening of the Planned Parenthood clinic in Pullman, five months after the facility was damaged by arson.

Pullman’s Mason Petrino sticking with family business

Growing up in Illinois, Mason Petrino used to be certain his collegiate future would happen on a soccer pitch. Of course, he also knew the family business was also certain …

WSU, College Hill area get half of Pullman Fire Department calls, chief says

Pullman Fire Chief Mike Heston said approximately half of the more than 3,000 calls his department responded to last year were to Washington State University and the College Hill area.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 6, 2015

Planned Parenthood gets boost from Palouse churches

In the wake of a Sept. 4 firebombing at the Planned Parenthood office building in Pullman, progressive churches have stepped up to support the embattled health care provider.

Prep roundup: Cheney boys, Pullman girls win 2A district titles

Cheney had four runners finish inside the top 10 and the Blackhawks edged Pullman for the boys team title at the District 7 2A cross country meet at Beachview Park …

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 10, 2015

Pullman Planned Parenthood rallies draw hundreds

PULLMAN – Supporters and protesters of Planned Parenthood lined a busy intersection Saturday morning in Pullman, where a health center run by the embattled health care provider was damaged last …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 7, 2015

Politicking the Palouse

Though Spokane hasn’t re-elected a mayor since the early 1970s, many small town mayors serve for years and years without a challenger in sight. Palouse mayor Michael Echanove has been …

$10,000 reward offered in Planned Parenthood arson case

The Arson Alarm Foundation and NW Insurance Council are offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest or conviction of those responsible for the Sept. 4 arson of …

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 9, 2015

Surveillance video shows flammable object thrown through window in Planned Parenthood arson

Investigators in Pullman recovered surveillance video showing a flammable object being thrown through the window of a Planned Parenthood health center, but still have no suspects in the Sept. 4 …

Fire at Planned Parenthood clinic in Pullman ruled arson

An early-morning fire at Planned Parenthood in Pullman on Friday was arson, according to the Pullman Fire Department and the Inland Northwest Joint Terrorism Task Force. The fire, which started …