A team of Washington State University graduates are bringing the eastern wind of modern tea to Moscow. Bubble tea originated in Taiwan and has become popular in China in the last fifteen years. PoPo means ‘bubble’ in Chinese said Kevin Chen, one of the shop owners. Two years ago, Chen and three other Washington […]
Dancing with diversity — India Night 2017 showcases culture to the Palouse, brings Indian community together Jack Olson 04.17.2017
The dancer leaned to the side and slowly arched her arm away, fingers fixed in an ancient symbol. She smiled at her audience and stomped to the growing intensity of the music. She was one of many dancers who performed at India Night 2017 in the Bruce Pitman Center Saturday evening.
There and back again — Humanities of the Palouse informs how history can inflict and prevent mistreatment Catherine Keenan 03.22.2017
Humanities of the Palouse hosted an event at the Moscow City Hall Sunday about Idaho’s dark history and how it relates to contemporary issues. Latah County Historic Society Executive director Dulce Kersting spoke as a guest speaker.
A reel community — Howard Hughes Video is going through another transition Catherine Keenan 03.20.2017
Howard Hughes, a legendary filmmaker, also acts as the name for a little rental store in downtown Moscow — a shop that has been on the Palouse for about 30 years. The business faces an ownership transition now. An investor event is set for 6 p.m. Friday in the Breakfast Club. The gathering is to […]
Off the cuff Staff Report 03.20.2017
Eight weeks And that’s it. No more college. — Claire Spring break It didn’t really feel like much of a break, which is a bummer, seeing as it was the last break I will have for a very, very long time. — Erin Fitbit fan club I have joined it and I have no regrets. […]
Empty seats — Locals gathered Thursday to speak about current events, how to prevent further damage Catherine Keenan 02.24.2017
Three seats remained empty at a town hall meeting Thursday — the seats for Sen. Jim Risch, Sen. Mike Crapo and Rep. Raul Labrador. Event coordinators handed out posters to locals with “agree” or “disagree.” Despite the absence of Idaho politicians, citizens were given a chance to speak about recent issues developing nationally and locally.
‘I’m not alone in this’ — “The Vagina Monologues” returns with two sold-out performances Staff Report 02.13.2017
A group of women gathered together in a candlelit restaurant, women who were once simply acquaintances and neighbors a few months ago. They held one another, laughed and cried with one another. The sound of clinking wine glasses filled the room as they congratulated each other on a finished performance and the creation of a […]
‘We will not stand quiet’ — Palouse protestors gather against Donald Trump’s travel ban Catherine Keenan 02.05.2017
History’s repeated silence was disrupted by the rallying cries in East City Park Saturday as protesters stood by their immigrant community members. Palouse ProActive nonprofit hosted the rally, “Beyond the Ban: Stand with Immigrants” to oppose President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily banning the immigrants of seven countries from entering the U.S.
The future of our fish — Salmon and steelhead conservation has a long and controversial future ahead Staff Report 01.30.2017
The Pacific Northwest is a land rich with natural recourses and adventure. The area is arguably home to the best recreation opportunities available. One of the most pervasive and important recourses that the PNW has are the pacific salmonids, one of the most controversial and conflict-ridden recourses that we manage today. These charismatic, anadromous fish, […]
Tackling the truth — Vigilant journalism is crucial in light of fake news popularity Josh Grissom 01.23.2017
Kellyanne Conway, a counselor for President Donald Trump, stole headlines Sunday when she used the term “alternative facts” to describe inaccuracies from a White House press conference during the weekend. Although the information in question dealt with an inconsequential topic — the crowd size at Trump’s inauguration — many found Conway’s comments to be alarming. […]
It’s the little things Tess Fox 01.12.2017
Election years are always rough. Especially after such a divine and nasty cycle, all Americans deserve a better year — regardless of who they voted for. It was a tough year, 2016. Even as the clock ran out on the year, two celebrity deaths and foreign policy drama between President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald […]
Skating away the winter blues — Palouse Ice Rink provides winter fun, looks to expand for future opportunities Nina Rydalch 12.08.2016
In the cold winter months on the Palouse, there is a struggle to find fun physical activities nearby. The Palouse Ice Rink in Moscow offers a solution to this issue. “I don’t think most people realize what a fantastic asset this is to the community,” said peewee hockey coach Mark Mumford. He said it provides […]
Civil rights exercised — Palouse locals protest against President-elect Donald Trump Staff Report 11.12.2016
New York businessman Donald Trump was elected to be the 45th president of the United States Tuesday night, and not everyone on the Palouse was happy about it. Within hours, protests broke out across the nation against the president-elect and his policies. Saturday, residents of Moscow and Pullman joined together and raised their voices in […]
A family of volunteers—UI’s Volunteer Center encourages students to volunteer for upcoming event Catherine Keenan 11.06.2016
The holidays are known as a time for giving and selfless action. The University of Idaho’s Center for Volunteerism and Social Action is hosting its 16th annual Make a Difference Day from 9 a.m-12 p.m. Nov. 5. “Make a Difference Day is a lot about just doing those big projects for community partners who might […]
Broadway on the Palouse, a blast from the past — The Palouse Choral Society kicks off the season with ‘The Best of Rodgers and Hammerstein’ Nina Rydalch 10.21.2016
The Palouse Choral Society is bringing Broadway to northern Idaho with their first concert of the season. The concert is based around the music of Rodgers and Hammerstein, the famous composers of the ’40s and ’50s who produced musicals such as “Oklahoma!” and “The Sound of Music.” The concert will be performed at 7:30 p.m. […]
Straying from controversy – UI task force investigates animal trapping and euthanasia on campus Catherine Keenan 10.10.2016
Controversy broke out at the beginning of the semester when it was revealed that the University of Idaho campus veterinarian authorized the euthanasia of seven cats on campus. Thousands of members of the Moscow community and others signed a petition to stop this practice. Instead, people wanted the stray animals to be taken to a […]
In August 2015, smoke pollution hovered over the city of Moscow for several weeks as surrounding fires continued to burn throughout the Northwest. Forest fires were periodically buring in the surrounding states of Oregon, Montana and Washington, and the smoke carried over to the Palouse. This created a hazardous atmosphere at the beginning of the […]
Helping for the holidays – Palouse community members will volunteer time to collect donations for local food banks. Diamond Koloski 12.03.2015
A one-to-two hour commitment on a Saturday morning can go a long way to reducing hunger on the Palouse, said Palouse Cares Board of Directors President Rick Minard. “The more doors we can knock on, the more people will open their doors and give us food,” Minard said. Palouse Cares will hold its 10th food […]
Before Julie Latrell took on the job of improving the Toys for Tots program on the Palouse as part of her master”s program, participation in the area was minimal. In 2013, the results for the program shattered previous records, said Julie”s husband Edwin Latrell. “We collected 350 toys and 2,500 plus dollars in that 72-hour […]
Wisescaping winners – City promotes sustainable landscaping through contest Nishant Mohan 11.05.2015
On the eve of the elections, Moscow City officials turned their attention away from their debates to focus on ways to promote voluntary water management. Moscow City Mayor Bill Lambert presented the Wisescape Awards Monday, which are meant to both encourage and demonstrate sustainable landscaping. “I got excited about this,” Lambert said. “It”s becoming more […]
A concert for the community – Estonian a cappella group sings Renaissance songs Megan Gospe 11.05.2015
The University of Idaho Auditorium Chamber Music Series has one goal: to enrich the Palouse community with classical music. Leonard Garrison, co-director of the ACMS, said the goal of the music series is not only to bring classical music to the Palouse, but also to strengthen collaborative efforts between UI, Washington State University and the […]
Romance in the land of potatoes Cy Whitling 02.13.2015
Make Moscow romantic for Valentine’s Day Valentine’s Day is back once again. Moscow may not seem like the most romantic place in the world. Potatoes, wheat fields and more potatoes do not normally make for a romantic getaway, but for the creative Idahoan, the Palouse offers potential for some interesting activities.