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Playfield problems

04.10.2014 – 7:51 pm |

Trouble once again spawned for the Moscow Community Playfields Project, when bids for the construction of the district-owned property came in much higher than what city officials anticipated.

Pushing through – Session deadline approaching, Idaho legislature passes bills quickly

03.10.2014 – 10:39 pm |

BOISE — As the legislative session draws near to its March 21 goal, bills are being pushed through the House and Senate in multiples. Here’s a breakdown on which bills are moving to the desk …

Hope for Syringa flow – Park owner signs proposal to restore potable water

03.10.2014 – 10:36 pm |

With only seven days until Christmas, the 140 residents of the Syringa Mobile Home Park community received a notice from the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality that warned their tap water was no longer safe …

LunaFest goes local — Annual Women’s Center event raises money for breast cancer

03.10.2014 – 9:49 pm |

The University of Idaho Women’s Center expanded their traditional event, LunaFest, this year by accepting short films entered by local Moscow citizens and UI students.

Otter signs ‘ag-gag’ bill – Chobani head urges governor to rethink SB 1337, signs anyway

03.03.2014 – 10:18 pm | One Comment

BOISE — Senate Bill 1337, commonly called the “ag-gag” bill, passed through the House with a 56-14 vote Wednesday, and was signed into law by Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter two days later.

Passing the torch — After six terms in office, County Clerk, Auditor and Recorder Susan Petersen will not seek re-election

02.20.2014 – 9:15 pm |

Susan Petersen has worked as Latah County’s clerk, auditor and recorder since 1991. Recently, Petersen decided not to run for a seventh term, making 2014 her final year in office.

Modern living downtown— Turnstone Flats LLC, “green” living and business space, now open in downtown Moscow

02.18.2014 – 8:45 pm | 3 Comments

A new apartment complex, Turnstone Flats LLC, is an energy efficient and historic building that offers its residents a convenient downtown location, beautifully designed space and a welcoming community. Or at least that’s what the …

Business with breakfast — Idaho Gov. Butch Otter discusses legislation issues with Idaho press

02.13.2014 – 8:51 pm |

BOISE — Area reporters gathered around cafe-style tables in a restaurant in downtown Boise Tuesday with pens poised, notepads ready and waited for the governor to speak. 

Increasing the scope — Moscow City Council votes to expand Farmers Market radius

02.10.2014 – 10:21 pm |

The Moscow Farmers Market Commission presented their policy recommendations and goals for the coming year to the Moscow City Council Feb. 3, but not before a discrepancy appeared between the two groups.

Police log

02.03.2014 – 10:09 pm |

Vehicle thefts
There have been three vehicle thefts this past week on the University of Idaho campus and nearby communities.

Concerns of cooling Moscow sewage

02.03.2014 – 9:45 pm | 3 Comments

The City of Moscow is currently researching possible solutions to cool its sewage in order to meet the requirements of the Clean Water Act of 1972, enforced by the Environmental Protection Agency. 

Do you hear what I hear?—City of Moscow teams with Moscow and Pullman Chambers of Commerce radio workshop

01.29.2014 – 10:24 pm |

Radio — it survived the television and the Internet.

Students get political—Young Democrats of University of Idaho stress importance of politics

01.29.2014 – 10:22 pm |

In the 2012 presidential election, Latah County was one of the two democratic counties in all of Idaho. 

Watercolor Idaho—Idaho Watercolor Society traveling exhibit features numerous works from across the state, will end Friday

01.29.2014 – 10:16 pm |

Nothing lasts forever.
This is certainly true in the case of the 2013 Idaho Watercolor Society Traveling Show Exhibit, which will end Friday.

News Briefs

01.29.2014 – 10:09 pm |

Luna will not run for re-election
BOISE – Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna announced Monday that he will not run for re-election.

From the farm to the table—The Palouse-Clearwater Food Coalition hosts Food Summit 3.0

01.29.2014 – 9:52 pm |

Many local food organizations — including the Moscow Food Co-op, The Moscow Farmers Market and Sodexo — and the University of Idaho Soil Stewards and Sustainability Center will participate in the Food Summit 3.0 from …

Dwelling from the past — Following open house, Accessory Dwelling Units could see resurgence in Moscow

01.23.2014 – 9:39 pm |

The City of Moscow Planning and Zoning Commission gathered input on the allowance of Accessory Dwelling Units at a public open house Wednesday. 

A rise in prowls

01.23.2014 – 9:34 pm | One Comment

The City of Moscow sees a lot of changes when students return from a long summer to the University of Idaho. But a rise in vehicle prowls is not usually one of them, according to …

Preventing burglar’s paradise — Moscow Police see burglary increases over academic breaks

12.09.2013 – 8:27 pm |

During winter break, Moscow returns to a dormant state. Classes are out and students travel back home, leaving apartment complexes, houses and cars unattended for the three-week break. 

Lobbying for UI — Morehouse takes university funding topics to Boise as student lobbyist

12.09.2013 – 8:26 pm | One Comment


University of Idaho senior Ashley Morehouse will climb the stairs of the Idaho Capitol Building wearing gold-accented black business attire with a Vandal pin fastened to her suit jacket — as the ASUI lobbyist for …

Prepping project playfields — City and school district reveal design plans for community playfields

12.02.2013 – 10:18 pm |

The City of Moscow and the Moscow School District revealed design plans for the Moscow School District Community Playfields at an open house on Nov. 21. 

Moscow police, firefighters respond to suspicious fire

11.21.2013 – 11:42 am |

Moscow police confirmed a fire at the District 2 Moscow Probation and Parole Office at 2113 South Main St. shortly after 8 a.m. today.

The road best traveled – Moscow Police urge road users to practice safety

11.14.2013 – 9:55 pm |

Left turns can be tricky maneuvers — sometimes so tricky they can lead to accidents. Moscow Chief of Police David Duke said two accidents within the last few weeks — one involving a fatality — …

Moscow elects Lambert, new city council members

11.07.2013 – 9:41 pm |

Former Moscow city councilman Bill Lambert will be sworn into office as the next mayor of Moscow after ousting eight-year incumbent Nancy Chaney for the position during Tuesday’s local elections.

Seating arrangements — City looks to revitalize downtown with new benches

11.04.2013 – 10:36 pm |

Everyone needs a place to rest, but that can be problematic when those rest places are deteriorating. 

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