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Moscow Fire Chief announces retirement

Moscow Fire Chief announces retirement

From the City of Moscow:


City of Moscow Fire Chief Ed Button has announced his retirement after fifteen years with the City, eight of those years as Assistant Fire Chief and Fire Marshal and seven in service as Fire Chief.  Button’s contribution to the department and the Moscow Volunteer Fire Department has been steadfast and commendable during his tenure.

 

2014 Moscow Farmers Market poster design revealed

2014 Moscow Farmers Market poster design revealed

From the City of Moscow:


The City of Moscow and the Farmers Market Commission are pleased to announce the winner of the 2014 Moscow Farmers Market Poster, Carrie Lynn Kyser.

 

UI grad lands lead in Vegas production of MAMMA MIA!

UI grad lands lead in Vegas production of MAMMA MIA!

From the University of Idaho:

 

The lights of New York City may be thousands of miles from the west coast, but they reflect brightly all the way to  the University of Idaho thanks to Kimbre Lancaster, a 2008 theater arts alumna.

Gov. Inslee joins Washtucna students to sign Palouse Falls bill

Gov. Inslee joins Washtucna students to sign Palouse Falls bill

An exciting day for the students of Washtucna School as Governor Jay Inslee joined them at the Palouse Falls to sign the bill the students penned making the landmark the official state waterfall.


The students started working on the bill as part of a class lesson on how government works in the fall. At the end of January, five of the students, in grades three through six, made their way to the state Capitol to make their case before the House Government Operations and Election Committee.

Mom asks community to remember daughter with acts of kindness

Mom asks community to remember daughter with acts of kindness

On July 10th, 2012, Jovie Sloan Preston died of SIDS at just 16 weeks old. This Sunday would have been her second birthday, and to celebrate her mom is hoping the community will spend March 16th spreading random acts of kindness in honor of her little girl.


Last year, Molly Preston celebrated Jovi’s birthday by thanking the first responders and doctors who helped her the day that she found her daughter dead in her crib after laying her down for a nap. Preston brought them cookies, but this year she wants to honor her daughter’s short life on a grander scale.

Cougs struggle to stand on icy streets

If you’ve ever walked the streets of Pullman during the winter you can relate to this video that’s catching the attention of Cougs all over the internet. A WSU student captured his classmates slipping and falling on the same corner along Greek row over the weekend with his cell phone.


Pullman is so notoriously slick, that several areas on campus have heated sidewalks to combat the ice. The student said that almost everyone who fell was laughing and make the best of it. Watching it, you can’t help but laugh with them, even though you feel for their bruised egos and backsides. Enjoy Cougs!

WSU adds 5 years to President Elson Floyd's contract

WSU adds 5 years to President Elson Floyd's contract

From WSU News:

 

The Washington State University Board of Regents today voted to extend the contract of WSU President Elson S. Floyd until June 30, 2021. Dr. Floyd requested that his compensation remain unchanged at this time.