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Fair Housing Workshop in Moscow April 9

Fair Housing Workshop in Moscow April 9

 

A free housing work shop will take place Thursday, April 9th from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  at the 1912 Center's Art Workshop located at 412 E. Third Street in Moscow.

 

This workshop is open to anyone interested in learning about the Fair Housing Act, but could prove to be especially beneficial to a variety of people connected with the housing market including consumers, housing providers, manager, realtors, lenders, housing advocates, and government personnel and officials.

 

In addition to the Fair Housing Act, topics to be addressed at the workshop include Support Animals and Reasonable Accommodations and Limited English Proficiency Compliance Requirements.

 

Attendees may register at the door the day of the event at 12:30 p.m., or in advance online by visiting the following web address: http://www.hud.gov/emarc/index.cfm?fuseaction=emar.registerEvent&eventId=2354&update=N.

 

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Hamilton Indoor Recreation Center new Spring/Summer hours begin April 1

Hamilton Indoor Recreation Center new Spring/Summer hours begin April 1

 

The hours at Moscow's Hamilton Indoor Recreation Center will be adjusted to accommodate the spring and summer schedules of the city's residents.

 

On April 1st, hours will be adjusted to 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays in addition to the regular Saturday hours of 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday hours of 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

For more information on the Hamilton Indoor Recreation Center, call 208-883-7084.

 

Students at Washington State University celebrate the school's 125th birthday with cake

Students at Washington State University celebrate the school's 125th birthday with cake

 

Washington State University celebrated its 125th birthday a day early on Friday so students could enjoy cake between classes on Glenn Terrell Mall.

 

With the help of the Student Alumni Ambassadors, WSU's birthday was celebrated by the distribution of free slices of cake made by staff at the Compton Union Building

 

Twenty sheets of cake decorated with crimson and gray flowers, frosting, and sprinkles were up for grabs to the Cougs who passing by on the Glenn Terrell Mall. Cake flavors included white, carrot, chocolate lentil and lemon garbanzo bean.

 

Lecture exploring pollinators and sustainable agriculture will be presented at WSU April 9

Lecture exploring pollinators and sustainable agriculture will be presented at WSU April 9

 

An upcoming lecture at Washington State University will explore the connection between bees and sustainable agriculture.

 

A free, public lecture on sustainable agriculture will be presented by the co-director of the Berkeley Food Institute at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 9th at Washington State University in CUE 203. A reception will begin at 5:00 p.m. in CUE 518.

 

The talk, "A bee's eye perspective on sustainable agriculture", by Claire Kremen is the annual E. Paul Catts Public Lecture in entomology at WSU.

 

Kremen, an authority on pollinators and particular bees, will discuss how conservation of "pollinator-friendly" habitat across landscapes can mitigate harm and contribute to sustainable farming and global food security.

 

Kremen is a professor in environmental science, policy and management at the University of California, Berkley, and director of the food institutes's Center for Diversified Farming Systems.

 

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Moscow Mayor's 2015 Earth Day Awards now seeking nominations

Moscow Mayor's 2015 Earth Day Awards now seeking nominations

 

The City of Moscow is seeking nominations for the Mayor's 2015 Earth Day Awards. The awards recognize Moscow residents for activities conductive to environmental sustainability.

 

Categories include individuals, businesses, students/schools, non-profits/service, organizations/government, building/development, green visionaries (long range environmental objectives), and green neighbors (from nearby communities.

 

The concept of the Mayor's award was set forth in 2006 to acknowledge and encourage sustainable practices throughout the city. Earth Day has been celebrated throughout the world on April 22nd each year since its inception in 1970.

 

Nominations should include the names of both the nominator and nominee, contact information for both, and a brief description of why the nominee is worthy of the recognition.

 

Best of British theatre to be broadcast on the Kenworthy's big screen

Best of British theatre to be broadcast on the Kenworthy's big screen

 

The Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre in Moscow will soon host some of the best British theatre performances on the big screen. The National Theatre Live Series is a groundbreaking project by London's National Theatre to broadcast the best of British theatre from the London stage to cinemas across the United Kingdom and around the world.

 

National Theater Live (NT Live) is a successful initiative that takes performances from the National's stages in London to cinemas and performing arts centers worldwide. Since its first season, which began in June 2009 with the acclaimed production of Phedre starring Helen Mirren, over half a million people have now experienced the National acclaimed work on movie screens around the world.

 

WA Senate approves WSU med-school bill

WA Senate approves WSU med-school bill

 

In a resounding bipartisan vote on Wednesday, the Washington State Senate gave final approval to a bill paving the way for a new medical school in Spokane to be operated by Washington State University.

 

The Senate approved House Bill 1559 by a vote of 47-0. Gov. Jay Inslee has five days to act or it becomes law without his signature.

 

Sen. Michael Baumgartner, R-Spokane, sponsor of an identical bill that passed the Senate earlier this month said the measure heralds a new era of economic development for Spokane and will go a long way toward relieving a statewide shortage of physicians.