Moscow

Town Pronunciations
2:14 pm
Wed February 4, 2015

How Do You Say That? Idaho Edition.

Credit http://www.visitidaho.org/

Welcome to the second installment of the “How Do You Say That?” series. We started with Washington and a list of the state’s most confusing town names—the ones even Washingtonians sometimes say wrong. Next up is Idaho.

Pend Oreille

Probably one of the hardest Idaho names to say if you’re not already familiar with it is Pend Oreille. If it makes you feel any better, it’s a French name. PAWN-doh-RAY.

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Washington Town Names
6:44 am
Mon February 2, 2015

The Name Game - Where Northwest Towns Got Their Names

Credit Jason Mrachina / Flickr

Why is there a Des Moines in Washington as well as Iowa? What does the word "Kennewick" really mean? What on Earth is a "Twisp," and why did it stop being Gloversville? We asked our Facebook fans to tell us the names of some Washington towns they wanted to know more about.

America's Two Des Moines

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Interstate Rendition
1:01 pm
Tue January 13, 2015

Why Moscow Police Can't Question A Prisoner 25 Miles Away

Suspected shooter John Lee, 29.
Credit Whitman County Sheriff's Office

Police still have not determined a motive for the shootings in Moscow Saturday that left three dead and one injured. One reason motives remain unclear is that Moscow police have not been able to question suspected shooter John Lee. Why? Lee is in custody… just not in Moscow.

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Track And Field
4:33 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

Oregon Decathlete Ashton Eaton Pursues World Championship In Moscow

Olympic Decathlon gold medalist and world record holder Ashton Eaton.
Credit Tom Banse / Northwest News Network

Olympic athletes from the Northwest are steering clear of politics as they head for Moscow, Russia, this week for the 2013 World Championships in track and field.

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Psychiana
6:01 am
Fri March 22, 2013

Psychiana: Moscow's Mail-Order Religion

Staff outside a new building on 3rd and Jackson streets in Moscow, 1934.
Latah County Historical Society

You’re probably aware of TV evangelists. They speak to you through the television, some claiming to heal you through the screen. Before television, there were radio evangelists, and mail-order evangelists. One of which offered a money-back guaranteed religion, and was headquartered in the Northwest. Sueann Ramella has the story of the Mail-Order prophet of Moscow, Idaho.  

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Front Page
6:21 am
Fri September 14, 2012

Front Page: Signs of the Times

A dynamic display sign outside Tri-State in Moscow, Idaho.
Photo by David Johnson Lewiston Tribune

As we continue to expand our regional news coverage here on Northwest Public Radio, we are pleased to offer a new segment. In conversations with editors, reporters and others covering the news, we’ll be taking a closer look at the people, issues and events shaping lives across the Pacific Northwest. We call it Front Page. Here’s our news director John Paxson with this week’s featured publication, the Moscow-Pullman Daily News.

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Moscow Intermodal Transportation
6:45 am
Thu May 24, 2012

Moscow's New Intermodal Transit Center Part of Sustainable Development Trend

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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Benoit Settlement
6:10 am
Wed April 18, 2012

AP Report: Settlement Between UI And Family Of Slain Student

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 Actor
5:46 am
Mon April 9, 2012

In Moscow, Actor Bill Fagerbakke Says The Arts Are A Neccessity

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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Election 2012
10:41 pm
Tue March 6, 2012

Latah County Voters Energized By First Ever Idaho GOP Caucus

Voters in Moscow, ID, casting their ballots Tuesday.
Photo by: Glenn Mosley Northwest News Network

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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