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WSU Global Campus to host December webinars, open to public

WSU Global Campus to host December webinars, open to public

From cookies to winter travel to technology overload, there’s a world of online information available to the public this December through WSU’s Global Connections program, which is part of WSU’s top-ranked Global Campus.

The presentations are all free, live, 30-45 minutes, and let viewers ask questions through online chat. To attend, please select the time and date below, or go to connections.wsu.edu.

The month kicks off with “Growing Up Social” in which author Arlene Pellicane offers strategies for managing your time, and that of your children, amid the constant distraction of social media. The presentation will take place 4:30 p.m. Dec. 4 and registration information can be found at http://bit.ly/1ruSetr.

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A Holiday Happening fund raising event for St. Boniface Catholic School

A Holiday Happening fund raising event for St. Boniface Catholic School

St. Boniface Catholic School in Colton, WA will host "A Holiday Happening" fund raising event on Saturday, December 6th, from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

The event will include 24 different vendors offering a variety of different products. Event organizer, Andi Keller, said the event will be a good way to both help the school make extra money, as well has give people a chance to get their Christmas shopping done in one place.

Some of the event's vendors will include, Scentsy, Lila's Jewelery Made with Love, Mary Kay, Photos by Marlin, and Jamberry.

The vendor's booth fees will go directly to the school, and the vendors will also have the opportunity to donate any profit they make. The event will also have lunch available for purchase, a bake sale, and gift wrapping. The proceeds for these areas will go directly to the school. This event is one of three major fundraisers the private school puts on annually to help raise money to ensure it stays open. 

The event will be held at the school at 306 Steptoe Street in Colton, WA. Any questions can be directed to Andi Keller at 509-330-A 1094 or by email at andikeller11@gmail.com.

30 • 30 • 30 Art Event Dec. 3rd-6th

30 • 30 • 30 Art Event Dec. 3rd-6th

The City of Moscow Arts Commission is pleased to announce the newest exhibit at the Third Street Gallery titled “30 • 30 • 30”.

The 30 • 30 • 30 exhibit showcases the works of 30 artists who each created 30 works in a 30 day time frame. Each work is offered for sale at $30 plus 6% sales tax. All 900 original works of art were created on 6”x6” canvas panels and feature a broad range of mediums, including: photography, painting, mixed media, drawing, fiber art, printmaking, and so much more.

An Artist Reception will take place on December 3, 2014 (5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.). The Sneak Peeks of the exhibit will take place on December 4, 2014 (12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.) and December 5, 2014 (8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.). The One Day Sale will be on December 5, 2014 (4:05 p.m.– 7:00 p.m.). Refreshments and a no host bar will be offered compliments of Camas Prairie Winery and Moscow Brewery. Live music will be provided by the The Palouse Jazz Trio.

Conservation groups and Nez Perce Tribe seek to stop dredging on lower Snake River

Conservation groups and Nez Perce Tribe seek to stop dredging on lower Snake River

Today Friends of the Clearwater filed a challenge in Federal District Court in Seattle to the government’s plan to spend millions of taxpayer dollars dredging the lower Snake River and a section of the Clearwater River near its confluence with the Snake. By doing so they joined with the Nez Perce Tribe, Idaho Rivers United, Washington Wildlife Federation, Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations, and Institute for Fisheries Resources.

“This boondoggle is yet another example of how more and more tax dollars are spent to prop up the four outdated dams on the lower Snake River,” said Gary Macfarlane of Friends of the Clearwater.  “Little or no thought has been given to the long-term economic and environmental consequences of the ongoing dredging approach.

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WSU Athletic Hall of Fame to induct Steve Gleason at Apple Cup on Saturday

WSU Athletic Hall of Fame to induct Steve Gleason at Apple Cup on Saturday

Washington State University will induct Steve Gleason as the 178th member of the school's Athletic Hall of Fame during this year's Apple Cup game. The ceremony is set to take place during an on-field ceremony between the first and second quarters of Saturday's game against Washington.

 

“I'd encourage fans to be there to make sure they don't miss anything,” said Associate Director of Athletics, Bill Stevens.

 

Stevens said each year a selection committee determines who is elected into the hall of fame.

 

Mayle to play in Reese’s Senior Bowl

Mayle to play in Reese’s Senior Bowl

Washington State senior wide receiver Vince Mayle has accepted an invitation to play in the Reese’s Senior Bowl, the organization announced Monday. Former Cougar Deone Bucannon played in the game last year.

 

Mayle, a Biletnikoff Award semifinalist, enters the week tied for the national lead with a school-record 101 receptions, second in the country with a school-record 1,404 receiving yards and tied for 11th nationally with nine touchdown catches. The Natomas, Calif. native is tied for first nationally with 9.2 receptions-per-game, second averaging 127.6 receiving yards-per-game and owns a Pac-12 best six 100-yard games this season.

 

Hands on Holiday Fun! art workshop at the 1912 Center

Hands on Holiday Fun! art workshop at the 1912 Center

The City of Moscow Arts Commission and the 1912 Center have partnered to provide art workshops for children and adults. These workshops provide not only a day of fun, but an opportunity to learn new skills and gain experience in a variety of art fields.

In Hands-on Holiday Fun! children will choose from eight to ten ornament options to make and take home. Choices will include a lighted snowman, a flower pot, Santa, reindeer, star, holiday finger puppets, and more.​

The event will take place on December 6th, at the 1912 Center Arts Room from 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Children 6 to 10 years of age welcome. The fee to participate is $25, and supplies will be included.

The deadline to register is December 4, 2014 by 5:00 p.m. After the deadline, registrations will be accepted if space is available.