Glenn Mosley

Reporter / Palouse News Bureau

Glenn Mosley began contributing stories to Northwest Public Radio in 1996. Before that, he reported for several radio stations and newspapers in Massachusetts, his home state, where he also worked as a press secretary and legislative aide in the Massachusetts State Senate. His journalism work has won numerous awards over the years and in 2010 he was a Peter Jennings Fellow at the U.S. Constitution Center.

Glenn also teaches broadcasting and journalism in the School of Journalism and Mass Media at the University of Idaho. He has won several awards for his teaching and been named Faculty Fellow at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the International Radio-Television Society, and ABC/Disney.

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Veteran journalist Dan Rather said he was honored to receive the Edward R. Murrow Award from Washington State University’s Murrow College on Thursday.

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Members of Idaho’s state legislative budget committee are on a fact- finding tour of locations in north central Idaho this week.  The delegation is making the rounds in places like Moscow and Orofino, with the intent being to better understanding issues and budget requests that will come up in the next legislative session.

HBO is premiering a new film Monday on the love affair between Ernest Hemingway and his third wife, journalist Martha Gellhorn. A University of Idaho Hemingway scholar served as a consultant to the filmmakers. Northwest Public Radio’s Glenn Mosley reports.

University of Idaho President Duane Nellis says the university continues to weigh all of its options regarding the future of its football program. Northwest Public Radio’s Glenn Mosley reports.

In the volatile world of intercollegiate football conferences, the issue for some schools remains: where will they be playing in the future? The Western Athletic Conference, for example, has seen several football programs leave for other conferences, leaving the University of Idaho and New Mexico State behind. The UI is looking at its options, according to President Duane Nellis.

University of Idaho and City of Moscow officials held a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday for a new $2 million Intermodal Transit Center on the Palouse. The facility will be located on the east end of the university campus and serve as a hub for regional buses, taxis, and other transportation services. This is UI President Duane Nellis.

Nellis: “This type of facility is something that I think is important for our community, that is a community that we are looking to grow in a quality way, toward sustainable development.”

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The memorial service for University of Idaho football player Ken McRoyal is next Wednesday in Carson, California. McRoyal was shot to death last weekend in the Lincoln Heights section of Los Angeles. Northwest Public Radio’s Glenn Mosley has more.

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The University of Idaho rededicated its Dan O’Brien Track and Field Complex on Monday following the completion of a $2.5 million renovation.

Washington Governor Christine Gregoire received an honorary degree from Washington State University on Saturday during commencement ceremonies. In her speech, the Governor urged graduates to stay true to their values, to give back, and to be engaged in their world.

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The University of Idaho has entered into the public phase of the largest fundraising campaign in its history.

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Washington Secretary of State Sam Reed has been on his final college civics tour before he retires next January.
For the past several years, Reed has taken time out every spring to visit college campuses around Washington to engage students in a variety of activities designed to encourage them to register to vote, and to help them become informed voters.

The Idaho State Board of Education has approved the tuition and fee increases as requested by the state’s colleges and universities.

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Idaho Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna finished his post- legislative tour in Moscow on Tuesday, speaking with educators and administrators about the education reform laws approved by the state legislature.

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It didn’t take long for supporters of the University of Idaho to raise the flagship issue again at the meeting of the Idaho State Board of Education in Moscow Wednesday.

The Associated Press reported Tuesday that the family of a University of Idaho graduate student murdered last August has agreed to a financial settlement with the university in a claim filed against the school. Katy Benoit’s family had filed a three million dollar tort claim against the UI in December. Northwest Public Radio’s Glenn Mosley recounts the events of last August in Moscow.

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MOSCOW, Idaho -- Author Raj Patel says the problem with the world’s food supply is not the amount of food available, but how to get that food to the people who need it. He spoke at the University of Idaho’s Borah Symposium on Tuesday.

MOSCOW, Idaho -- The actor Bill Fagerbakke is perhaps best known for his comedic roles on the television series Coach and Spongebob Squarepants. But in Moscow, Idaho, last week, he was also talking about serious issues, like the role of the arts in our culture. Northwest Public Radio’s Glenn Mosley reports.

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Hollywood is not looking for copycats, but new and interesting ideas. That’s according to Nicole Mirante-Matthews, the co- executive producer of CBS television’s NCIS. She spoke at Washington State University in Pullman on Thursday.

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UPDATED Tuesday 10:20 AM: Area streams and rivers are now receding, although a flood warning continues for the Palouse River near Potlatch.

UPDATED Tuesday 5:55 AM: Flood warning continues for the Palouse River near Potlatch, and also for urban areas and small streams. 

UPDATED Wednesday 10:15 PM: The flood warning has been canceled for the Palouse River (South Fork) at Pullman, but remains in effect for the Palouse River near Potlatch. See updated NWS statement at the end of this post.

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The Southern Poverty Law Center says that for the third year in a row there’s been a dramatic increase in the number of people taking part in militias and what it calls the American radical right. In a new report, the Center says the increase is linked to economic issues, conspiracy theories, and the election of Barak Obama as President.

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Two campaign stops by GOP presidential hopeful Ron Paul are being credited with energizing republican voters in the college town of Moscow, ID. They turned out in big numbers for the historic Idaho Republican Caucus.

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After years of severe budget cuts, better days may be on the horizon for higher education in Idaho and Washington.

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Washington State University officials are cautiously optimistic that the steep budget cuts in state funding so common in recent years may be over.

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Grant money from the U.S. Department of Transportation will help fund ongoing studies looking at critical transportation issues in the Northwest.
Transportation issues affect all of us, whether it’s simply wondering why that red traffic light is blinking, or wondering why the commuter traffic is jammed up again.

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MOSCOW, Idaho -- The Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival is back for another year at the University of Idaho in Moscow. Now ten years after the death of its namesake, the festival, like many such celebrations, is challenged by a changing jazz industry. Northwest Public Radio’s Glenn Mosley reports.

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MOSCOW, Idaho -- University of Idaho President Duane Nellis says he’s disappointed in the decision made by the State Board of Education last week to remove the word ‘flagship’ from the university’s proposed mission statement. Northwest Public Radio’s Glenn Mosley reports.

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MOSCOW, Idaho -- GOP presidential hopeful Ron Paul brought his libertarian message to the college town of Moscow, ID, Friday. Northwest Public Radio’s Glenn Mosley reports.