• News for Human Interest

    Wednesday, September 20, 2017
    Join us Saturday, September 23rd for the Moscow Farmers Market on Main Street and in Friendship Square in downtown Moscow! The Market runs from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. May through October and features live music, fresh local produce, delicious homemade baked goods, specialty food items, healthy nursery plants, beautiful flowers, and quality handmade crafts. Live Performances: Live performances at ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Monday, September 18, 2017
    On Tuesday, the grants committee of the Community Partnership Grants Program at Inland Northwest Broadcasting allocated advertising grant funds for nonprofit events in the region taking place in October and November. Grant funds still remain available for organizations, approximately $11,000 or about six grants.   Community Partnership Grants support local organizations by promoting community ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Monday, September 18, 2017
    This workshop will be divided into two phases. First Phase October 13 and 14, 3pm-5pm  Second Phase November 4 and 5, 4pm - 10pm  Raku is an ancient Japanese approach to firing ceramic wares. Objects are removed from a 1800 degree kiln, and immediately plunged into a reduction atmosphere, yielding vibrant, naturalistic textures and colors. Raku is spontaneous, unpredictable, maddening, and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, September 18, 2017
    Palouse Pathways, a local non-profit providing resources around higher education, is hosting an“Honors Night” from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Wednesday September 27 at the Great Room of the 1912 Center.  This is the third year Palouse Pathways is hosting the event, and it will be double the size of last year’s. This year, representatives from the honors colleges and programs at University of Washington, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release, Human Interest
    Friday, September 15, 2017
    Fire investigators ask anyone with information about the cause of the Strychnine Fire to contact the Idaho Department of Lands (IDL) by calling 208-666-8659 or e-mailing investigation@idl.idaho.gov. The Strychnine Fire started the afternoon of Sept. 2, 2017, five miles northeast of Harvard, Idaho off Palouse River Road and east of Laird Park campground in Latah County. IDL is investigating the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, September 15, 2017
    The Governmental Finance Officers Association has announced that the City of Moscow has been awarded the Certificate for Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the 14th year running.  The recognition is based on the recent review of the City’s fiscal year 2016 Comprehensive Financial Report (CAFR), the official financial statements of the City of Moscow to show compliance with ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Papers/Research, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, August 30, 2017
    September is National Recovery Month.  During September, activities will be carried out nationwide which serve to increase awareness and the understanding of mental health and substance use disorders and to celebrate the over 23 million Americans who are in recovery.  The Latah Recovery Center, located on Main Street, is a judgment free and stigma free community organization that, through ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 28, 2017
    The City of Moscow, with the assistance of Latah County, will host a general election on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 to elect three 4-year term City Council positions, one 2-year term City Council position and one 4-year term Mayor position.    State requirements for applying to run for office include a variety of forms to be filed.  Available now is the Appointment and Certification of Political ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release, Chamber, Education, General News Article, Political
    Wednesday, June 28, 2017
    The Moscow Farmers Market is in the running to receive national recognition from American Farmland Trust, a national nonprofit dedicated to saving farmland for the next generation. Market shoppers are encouraged to endorse the Moscow Farmers Market by visiting http://markets.farmland.org/market/moscow-farmers-market/. The Moscow Farmers Market is located downtown on Main Street and in Friendship ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Chamber, Education, General News Article, Press Release