Moscow, ID

University of Idaho’s Palousafest takes place this Saturday

University of Idaho’s Palousafest, presented by Spectrum, takes place this Saturday from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm on the Theophilus Tower Lawn. This is the welcome-back event of fall semester. New and returning students are invited to connect with student organizations, campus departments and local businesses/organizations at this annual street fair. Participants can enjoy live entertainment, snacks, games and more.

Man suffered medical emergency before deadly Idaho crash, ISP says

LATAH COUNTY, Idaho — A 71-year-old man from Boise died after a truck crash Wednesday afternoon near Genesee in rural Latah County. Idaho State Police said the man was driving a Peterbilt tractor hauling items for delivery on Rosenau Road when the truck left the roadway and hit a drainage canal near Stout Road. According to a news release from the ISP Region 2 office in Lewiston, investigating officers suspect the driver experienced a medical emergency before going off the road.

Moscow Police Department Daily Activity Log: Wednesday, August 17, 2022

MOSCOW - Below is the Moscow Police Department daily activity log for Wednesday, August 17, 2022. RP reporting a subject have a tarp anchored in a tree and looks like someone is camping at the edge of the park. There are 2 people there now, being loud. ----------------------------------------------- 22-M06804 Litter/Pollution/Public...

Great Moscow Food Drive welcomes donations this Saturday

The Latah County Human Rights Task Force and the City of Moscow Human Rights Commission are sponsoring the Great Moscow Food Drive on Saturday from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Moscow Farmers Market. Donations of non-perishable food and household and toiletry items are requested and will be given...

Man charged with aggravated battery appears in court

A 20-year-old man charged with aggravated battery made an initial appearance before Magistrate Judge Karin Seubert on Wednesday at the Nez Perce County Courthouse. Wyatt C. Roetcisoender, of Kendrick, was charged with aggravated battery for the shooting of Travis Welles, 45, of Juliaetta, on Tuesday in Juliaetta. Roetcisoender was held on $75,000 bond and is represented by his attorney, Scott Chapman. His next court date will be a preliminary hearing Aug. 31.

Cooling shelters available on Palouse

With more high temperatures predicted in the coming weeks, local cooling centers offer a place to gather, beat the heat and relax. Several local libraries and community centers are keeping their doors open for anyone trying to stay cool. In Moscow, Inland Oasis is open for any members of the...

Pioneer Hill Serial Rapist Scheduled to be Sentenced Friday

PULLMAN - The fate of the Pioneer Hill serial rapist who terrorized Pullman 20 years ago is scheduled to be decided Friday in Whitman County Superior Court. 47 year old Kenneth Downing of Elk Washington pleaded guilty in July. Downing pleaded guilty to 4 counts of felony 1st degree rape and one count of felony 2nd degree assault with sexual motivation. Whitman County Chief Deputy Prosecutor Dan LeBeau says that the victims support the plea agreement.

Pullman’s National Lentil Festival Returns This Weekend

Pullman’s National Lentil Festival returns this weekend. It all starts at 5:00 Friday near downtown Pullman on Spring Street and in Reaney Park with free lentil chili along with music and a beer garden and vendors. Friday night’s festivities run to 11:00. Lentil Fest continues Saturday at 7:30...
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Confidence resonating around Idaho skill players

MOSCOW, Idaho – The question marks about the Idaho offense are still there after last Thursday’s first scrimmage of the fall. How will the depth chart for running back and receiver shape up?. How will the offensive line perform?. But there is one thing that isn’t questionable: Players...

Idaho State Police investigating fatal tractor crash in Lewiston

LEWISTON, Idaho — Idaho State Police (ISP) are investigating a fatal tractor crash that took the life of a 71-year-old man in Lewiston. According to ISP, the incident occurred on Aug. 17, 2022 around 2:42 p.m. on Rosenau Road in Latah County. The 71-year-old victim from Boise, Idaho was traveling southbound in a Peterbilt tractor before leaving the roadway and hitting a drainage canal.

U.S. Solicitor General Elizabeth Barchas Prelogar to speak in Boise, Moscow

U.S. Solicitor General Elizabeth Barchas Prelogar, a Boise native, will speak twice in Idaho during a pair of public appearances in connection with an upcoming University of Idaho lecture series. First, at 5 p.m. Mountain Time on Sept. 6, Prelogar will present at JUMP Boise’s Pioneer Room, 1000 W. Myrtle...