Stories tagged: Whitman County
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 5:28 p.m.
Washington State Patrol troopers responded to a one-car fatal crash on Wednesday two miles south of Tekoa.
UPDATED: Mon., July 15, 2019, 10:38 p.m.
The truck lost its brakes and breezed through an intersection, and the driver avoided running into a drainage canal by making a hard right turn into an alley.
UPDATED: Fri., July 5, 2019, 6:19 p.m.
Brianna McCabe, 24, spent the past year in a jail cell after an arrest on drug charges. Amid skyrocketing opioid use on the Palouse, she says her time behind bars …
UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019, 7:33 p.m.
A 23-year-old Washington State University student was arrested Thursday morning after detectives sent an informant to purchase drugs and then raided the suspect’s house in Pullman, finding a half-pound of …
Tue., March 5, 2019, 11:09 a.m.
The Whitman County Commissioners approved an ordinance Monday enacting a six-month moratorium on businesses that produce, process or sell marijuana in the unincorporated areas of Whitman County.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019, 12:36 p.m.
About 50 people crowded into the Whitman County Commissioners’ chambers on Monday at the Whitman County Courthouse in Colfax and listened to County Prosecutor Denis Tracy explain how a moratorium …
Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 1:56 p.m.
Colfax residents who attended Tuesday’s Colfax City Council meeting expressed concern for the safety of the community after the city fired Colfax Police Chief Rick McNannay on Thursday for “findings …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 9:07 p.m.
The Whitman County Republican Central Committee voted unanimously Saturday to eject far-right agitator and former Washington State University College Republicans President James Allsup from its ranks.
Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 8:53 a.m.
Whitman County Prosecutor Denis Tracy stood by his office’s decision not to prosecute a former Washington State University fraternity member accused of second-degree rape during an interview this week with …
Fri., Oct. 12, 2018
The state’s director of elections says their agency is watching the county to ensure compliance with state laws, which don’t require specific documentation proving residency, just a sworn statement. A …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 1, 2018, 7:03 p.m.
A man who was discovered dead Friday in Whitman County has been identified as 55-year-old Kenneth L. Allen of Coeur d’Alene.
UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018, 9:01 p.m.
A retired Spokane firefighter was killed early Wednesday morning after authorities say he crashed his ultralight airplane on the Snake River.
Fri., May 25, 2018, 5:59 a.m.
Putting through the Palouse: Trio of nine-hole golf courses in Whitman County makes for a memorable day trip
When it comes to desirable golf road trips, a three-course, 27-hole stretch between St. John, Colfax and Tekoa may not be the thing that comes to mind – but it …
UPDATED: Sat., May 19, 2018, 8:10 p.m.
Candidate filing for the Aug. 7 primary election in Washington state closed Friday, and many races are contested in Whitman County.
UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018, 10:30 p.m.
A Rosalia man was killed Friday morning in a single-vehicle accident on Highway 27 near Tekoa.
UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018, 9:34 a.m.
A 22-year-old man was sentenced Monday to 31 months in prison after he pointed a gun at some teenagers in a Pullman apartment complex, thinking they were part of a …
UPDATED: Sat., April 21, 2018, 10:06 p.m.
Dozens of tents and vendors booths lined alongside Union Flat Creek signaled the arrival of Weedstock, a three-day party in the name of cannabis.
UPDATED: Wed., April 4, 2018, 8:22 p.m.
China’s inclusion of U.S. wheat in its plans for retaliatory tariffs based on pledges by the Donald Trump administration has drawn concerns from the region’s wheat producers, who are already …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 19, 2018, 7:09 p.m.
Pullman psychologist accused of sexual assault found dead of suspected suicide in Whitman County Jail
A Pullman therapist and psychologist arrested last week on suspicion of sexual assault was found dead in his Whitman County Jail cell Sunday night.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 12, 2018, 7:50 p.m.
Two people were killed after their car drifted and collided with a semi truck in Whitman County on Friday.
Wed., Jan. 3, 2018, 6:48 p.m.
The rain that saturated the region this past weekend also caused numerous rock slides and widespread road damage throughout Whitman County.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 21, 2017, 4:33 p.m.
The theft charge against former Washington State defensive back Zaire Webb has been dismissed due to insufficient evidence, according to Whitman County court records.
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 10:36 a.m.
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.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 9:26 p.m.
Evacuation orders have been lifted for residents of Malden – a small rural Whitman County town west of Rosalia – as a fire burning nearby has relented.
Tue., July 25, 2017, 11:37 a.m.
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 …
Wed., June 28, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
Whitman County traffic stop results in discovery of alleged mobile meth lab, arrest of Spokane residents
A routine traffic stop just outside of Garfield on Sunday morning resulted in the arrests of a man and a woman after the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office allegedly discovered the …
Sat., June 17, 2017, 8:23 p.m.
A Spokane woman pleaded guilty to an amended charge of second-degree arson Friday as part of a plea agreement with the Whitman County Prosecutor’s Office.
UPDATED: Tue., May 30, 2017, 10:05 p.m.
A Liberty Lake teen was injured in a crash in Whitman County and taken by helicopter to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center Monday afternoon.
Wed., May 24, 2017, 9:02 a.m.
Erin Tomlin took a leap of faith in March when she submitted her letter of resignation as the Moscow city prosecutor. After four years of working for the city, she …
Thu., April 20, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Gone are the days of serious target shooters putting a finger to the wind and relying on the trajectories printed on ammunition boxes before squeezing off rounds at distant targets.