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KRFP Evening Report July-September 2008 News Archive

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Tuesday, September 30 Lewiston City Council Votes Not to Let Ambulance Crews Make Runs Outside City Limits due to Unpaid Bills, Feds Suing Mining Company for Years of Pollution Near Yellow Pine, Grey Wolf De-Listing in Great Lakes Region Reversed by Judge

Monday, September 29 Moscow Legislator Tom Trail to Introduce Medical Marijuana Bill in 2009, Governor Otter Decrees 1% Holdback, Nickelsville Homeless Camp Busted in West Seattle, Painting is New Permanent Installation at 1912 Building

Friday, September 26 Special: Latah County Human Rights Commission Forum: "What's Happened to Civility in Public Discourse?"

Thursday, September 25 'Craig-Wyden' Timber Money Removed from House Version of Federal Funding Bill, 4 Arrested for Graffiti Activity in Abandoned Moscow Grain Elevator, Airport Board asking UI to Contribute Money for Airport Operations, October 31st is Deadline for Reporting Asbestos Containing Insulation in Washington State for Class Action Suit

Wednesday, September 24 Craig-Wyden Timber Reimbursement Money Approved by US Senate as Part of Tax Relief Bill, Whitman County Prosecutor Calls State Board's Reversal on Whitman County Grant 'Legally Suspect,' Police School Resource Officer Program Pitched to Moscow School Board

Tuesday, September 23 Whitman County Loses Out on Local Infrastructure Financing Tool Grant, City Council Committee Hears from Church Members who want Beer & Wine License of Nearby Cafe Revoked, Sali Replies to Critics About his Opposition to $700 Billion Bailout Plan

Monday, September 22 Body of Man Suspected of Arson Fire that Killed his Mother Found, Idaho's Out-of-State Prison Population Rises Sharply, Coeur d'Alene Man Injured at Pullman Highway Crosswal, Whitman County Local Infrastructure Financing Tool Grant Decision Due Tuesday

Friday, September 19 Special: Water Sale Across State Line Appears to have Failed, City Council Ponders Next Move

Thursday, September 18 Idaho Transportation Board will Ask State to Borrow Less from Feds for Highway Improvements, Wolf Population Down in Idaho Montana & Wyoming, Inland Scout Leaders Says He'll Try to Make Scouting Safer as Sexual Abuse Trial of Scout Counselor Continues

Wednesday, September 17 Governor Otter Tells Department Heads to Tighten Budgets in Face of 6% Revenue Shortfall, MIning Company May Need to Resubmit Plan for Open Pit Feldspar Mine Near Elk River, Local Leaders Discuss Civility in Public Discourse

Tuesday, September 16 Federal Government will Pull Back from Plan to Take the Grey Wolf Off Endangered Species List, Moscow Water Sale Deal May be Off as City Council Stands Firm on Price of Water for Sale to Hawkins, Washington Building Industry Association Will be Charged with Campaign Finance Violations

Monday, September 15 Enviro Groups Sue Forest Service & BLM Over Planned Simplot Phosphate Mine Expansion into Eastern Idaho Roadless Area, Pullman Police Guild Opposes U-District, Latah Trail's Final Bridge Goes In Next Week, Moscow City Council to Review Letter Backing Intergovermental Agreement to Sell Water

Friday, September 12 Three Idaho Universities to $15 Million Receive National Science Foundation Grants to Study Climate Change's Impact on Water Supplies, Special: Mike Barenti, Author of 'Kayaking Alone' Tells of Kayak Trip from Redfish Lake to Pacific

Thursday, September 11 UI Implements Hiring Freeze to Save Money for Strategic Programs, WSU Student Body President Weights in on Student Opposition to Proposed City-WSU U-District Agreement, Idaho Division of Human Resourses Shortens Time Before Layoffs of Ill or Disabled Workers, Canadians Exposed to Dangerous Libby, Montana Asbestos to Get Tiny Settlements from Bankrupt W.R. Grace

Wednesday, September 10 UI Enrollment Up for First Time Since 2003, 200 WSU Students Turn up at Pullman Council Meeting to Oppose College Hill U-District, EPA Grants Shoshone-Bannock Tribe Regulatory Power over Waters

Tuesday, September 9 Homeless Level 3 Sex Offender Registered in Whitman County, UI to Pull Airport Funding, City Council to Consider Creating Special Seats for High School and College Students on City Commissions

Monday, September 8 Yates Appeals Death Sentence, City Council Committee Moves to Amend Rules for Home Businesses, Montana Family's Permaculture Bus Impounded in St. Paul as Part of Repression of RNC Protests

Friday, September 5 Special: Greg Mortenson Speaks before an Audience of 1000 in Moscow about his Quest to Built Schools in Pakistan, Headlines

Thursday, September 4 UI Grad Laura Palin Delivers Keynote at Republican Convention, Palin Attended 4 Colleges in 5 Years, Spokane Judge Allows Class Action Status for Those Who Paid Jail Fees, Independent Rex Rammell Allowed to Stay on U.S. Senate Ballot in Idaho

Wednesday, September 3 Idaho Secretary of Public Instruction Tom Luna Proposing Performance-Based Teachers Raises Again, UI Grad & VP Candidate Laura Palin Gives Keynote at Republican Convention Tonight, Former Moscow Resident Reports from St. Paul on Police Crackdown on Free Speech, Idaho Enviro Groups Split on How Well Forest Service Roadless Areas will be Managed, City Council to Reconsider Alcohol-In-Parks Plan

Tuesday, September 2 WSU Freezes Hiring, Regional Wheat Harvest Expected to be Down, Idaho Dept. of Environmental Quality Says It's Closer to Knowing Cause of High Mercury Levels in State

Friday, August 29 Special: UI Multiculturalism Panel Pt.2

Thursday, August 28 Project to Widen US 95 South of Moscow Delayed Until 2011, Residents Tell Idaho Public Utilities Commission They're Concerned About Avista Rate Hike, WSU Reaches Compromise with Faculty, Staff and Others over Avery Hall Tree Removal, Pullman Zoning Commission Recommends Change on College Hill to Accomodate Larger WSU Buildings

Wednesday, August 27 Serial Pedophile-Murderer Joseph Duncan Sentenced to Death in Boise, Idaho Pro-Marijuana Activist Sues National Marijuana Legalization Group over Grant, Sandpoint Bypass Gets Go-Ahead from 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Panel

Tuesday, August 26 Opponents of Sandpoint Bypass Argue Before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, Clearwater Forest Supervisor Will Manage the Nez Perce Forest at the Same Time, Administrative Committee Delays Funds to Purchase Land for Portion of Paradise Path, One Dead in Boise Wildfire that Destroys 10 Homes

Monday, August 25 Local Ed Board Member Concerned about Law Students Leaving Moscow Campus for New Law School Branch, City Administrative Committee Moves Forward with Code Changes Making It Easier to Get Initiatives on Ballot, Rex Rammell Defends Signatures Used to Get Him on the Ballot in Face of Lawsuit by Idaho GOP

Friday, August 22 Special: City Budget Final Approval, City Decides not to Accept Assets of Southeast Moscow Sewer District

Thursday, August 21 Ed Board Approves Small Start for UI Law Program in Boise, Wal-Mart Says is Will Break Ground on Pullman's Bishop Boulevard by End of Year, Nez Perce Tribe Drops Out of Settlement Negotiations on Salmon Recovery Lawsuit

Wednesday, August 20 First Part of Draft Strategic Economic Plan for Moscow Completed, Group Sues to Put Pika on Endangered Species List, No Talks Scheduled in Potlatch Strike, Gregoire & Rossi Will Head to November Ballot

Tuesday, August 19 Idaho Inmate Commits Suicide in Texas, Moscow Council Approves FY 2009 Budget and Improvements to 'D' Street, also Votes to Not Accept Southeast Moscow Sewer District Assets, James Leonard Pleads Not Guilty to 2nd Degree Murder

Monday, August 18 Five More Tax Commission Auditors Call for Investigation of Corporate Tax Deals, Idaho Conservation League and Canadian Mining Company Sign Deal Guaranteeing Clean-Up of Planned Cobalt Mine Near Salmon, Democrats Don't Have Candidates in 39 Idaho Legislative Races, Avista Will Apply for 14.2% Natural Gas Rate Increase

Friday, August 15 Special: UI Multi-Culturalism Presentation

Thursday, August 14 Senator Schroeder Wants to Fight UI Law School Branch in Boise, Idaho Financial Management Division Predicts Weak Economy for Next 3 Years, NOAA Fisheries May have to Ban Pesticides that Jeopardize Salmon, Montana Warns about Asbestos from Bozeman Area

Wednesday, August 13 Federal Judge in Wyoming Throws Permanent Injunction at Clinton Roadless Rule, Company Plans to Push Forward with Nuke Plant Plan in Southwestern Idaho, Moscow Comprehensive Plan Process Slows Down

Tuesday, August 12 City Council Member Want Attorney General Opinion on Dept. of Water Quality's Requirement that Municipal Water Can Only be Sold Across State Lines to Another Goverment, County Budget Ready, Bush Proposes Major Changes to Endangered Species Act Rules Eliminating Biological Consulting with Wildlife Agencies, Lt. Gov. Jim Risch Visits Moscow to Campaign for U.S. Senate

Monday, August 11 Canadian Company has Applied for Permits for an Open Pit Feldspar and Quartz Fine Near Bovill, Idaho Ed Department Says 15 Schools have not Made Significant Progress on 'No Child Left Behind' Standards in 7 Years, Field Burning Begins on Couer d'Alene Reservation, Moscow to Re-route Part of Bike Path

Friday, August 8 Special: Public Hearing on Moscow City Budget for Fiscal Year 2009

Thursday, August 7 Idaho Democrats Want Federal Election Commission to Investigate Risch Campaign Finances, Gregoire Calls Ad Supporting Her Opponent 'Racist', Fish & Game Regional Manager Demoted for Writing Letter to the Editor saying Wind Farm will Harm Wildlife

Wednesday, August 6 Latah Economic Development Council Hears From Panel on Proposed City & Urban Renewal Agency Economic Development Director, No Charges Against Woman who Killed an Intoxicated Man Lying in Moscow Bar Parking Lot, Potlatch Workers in Lewiston Strike

Tuesday, August 5 Lewiston Potlatch Workers to Vote on Strike Tonight, Moscow Council Gives Preliminary Approval to $55.5 Million Budget, Wildlife Scientists Bush Logging Plan will Harm Spotted Owl Habitat

Monday, August 4 Council to Hold Public Hearing on FY 2009 Budget, UI Researcher Who Lived in Moscow 14 Years Faces Deportation, Public Comments Sought on Heavy Metals Site at Cataldo

Friday, August 1 Special: City Council Discusses How to Go About Negotiating an Agreement with Whitman County to Allow Moscow to Sell Water to Hawkins Companies, Pt. 2

Thursday, July 31 EPA Signs Off on Idaho Field Burning Agreement, Ozone in Boise Surpasses Fed Levels That May Trigger EPA Regulations, There's Disagreement on Using Alturas Business Park Revenue for Legacy Crossing

Wednesday, July 30 Avista Proposes Even More Rate Increases for Northern Idaho, Moscow School District will Switch to Voice Over Internet Phones, Details Revealed on Idaho Transportation Department Process Resulting in $240 Million Annual Highway Shortfall Number, Montana Democrats Split on Reducing Drinking Age to 18

Tuesday, July 29 UI Faculty Retirees Sue Over Removal of Health Insurance Premiums, Moscow Likely to Go Along with EPA Phase II Stormwater Listing, Ken Starr Addresses 9th Circuit Judicial Conference in Sun Valley as Judges Discuss Court Business

Monday, July 28 University of Idaho Presidential Search to Cost at Least $90K, Latah Commissioners Won't Pursue a Local Option Tax to Pay for a Joint Law Enforcement Center, "World's Largest" Wind Farm to Be Build in N.E. Oregon

Friday, July 25 Special: City Council Discusses How to Go About Negotiating an Agreement with Whitman County to Allow Moscow to Sell Water to Hawkins Companies

Thursday, July 24 Coalition of Western States Comes Together to Reduce Greenhouse Gases, Judge Finds Duncan Mentally Competent to Face Death Penalty Hearing, University of Idaho Retirees Move Toward Class Action Suit

Wednesday, July 23 Silver Valley's Sunshine Mine Sold, Wyoming Governor Wants to Know if State Can Pay Ranchers for Wolf Predation after Federal Judge puts Predator Back on Endangered Species List, Forest Service Wins $102 Million in Landmark Case Against Fire-Starting Railroad

Tuesday, July 22 Moscow Council Says Hawkins Should Pay 2 1/2 Times Commercial Water Rate, Council Re-Zones Part of South Almon as Residential/Office, Park Service Proposes Hanford Reactor as Historic Landmark, First Wolf Pack in a Century Located in Oregon

Monday, July 21 National Democratic Organizations Reserving TV Time for First District Race, Wolves Back on Endangered List, Hawkins Begins Drilling for Water on Stateline

Friday, July 18 Special: Mayor Nancy Chaney Talks About Proposed 2009 City Budget, UI Presentation to Chamber on Evolution 2009 Conference to be Held Next June

Thursday, July 17 Nez Perce Tribe & State Sign Gaming Compact allowing Lottery Ticket Sales, Pullman Shelves Proposed Stormwater Fee, Duncan Attorney Says Client Incompetant, Seattle Police Sieze Medical Records at Medical Marijuana Office

Wednesday, July 16 Moscow Council Approves Preliminary 2009 Budget with 3 New Positions, UI to Host Major International Evolution Conference Next Summer, Newmont Mining Co. Joins Two Others in Liability for Uranium Mine Pollution North of Spokane

Tuesday, July 15 Moscow Council Members Back Economic Development Director, BLM Reverses Moratorium on Solar Generation, Report Alleges Substandard Conditions and Lack of Due Process at Tacoma ICE Facility

Monday, July 14 Moscow Committee Declines to Regulate Smoke, New St. Andrews will not Hold Trinity Festival this Year, Whitman County Commissioner Says Slowing Economy Delaying Hawkins Development

Friday, July 11 Special: Attorney David Nevin on the Sami al-Hussayyen Trial Part 3

Thursday, July 10 Man Killed by Hit & Run was Laying Down in Parking Lot When Hit, Nez Perce Tribal Members Report Incident where Racists Drove Into Campground at High Rate of Speed, Planning & Zoning Commission Approves Plats and Appoints Member to Committee for Urban Renewal District Overlay Zone

Wednesday, July 9 Moscow Man Killed in Hit & Run, Environmental Groups Sue Feds to Protect Wolvorine, US Fish & Wildlife Designates More Kootenai Sturgeon Habitat in Near Bonners Ferry

Tuesday, July 8 Whitman Commissioner Says Hawkins State-Line Construction to be Delayed because of Moscow Concerns, Washington Parties Still Trying to Throw Out Run-Off Primary System, WSU Sued Over Water Rights Consolidation, Losing Bidder Objects When Moscow Council Approves $5.8 Million Water Treatment Plant Improvement Bid

Monday, July 7 Moscow Police Looking for Home Invader, $14,000 Spent on President White's Goodbye Party, US Attorney for Eastern Washington says he Won't Release Names of Diploma Mill Customers

Friday, July 4 Special: Attorney David Nevin on the Sami al-Hussayyen Trial Part 2

Thursday, July 3 Idaho Unemployment Increases for 4th Consecutive Month, Planning & Zoning Commission to Consider Changing Home Occupation Business Rules, South Almon Re-Zone not on Monday's City Council Agenda, Comment Period on Bringing Loaded Guns into National Parks and Wildlife Refuges Extended by 30 Days

Wednesday, July 2 Idaho Transportation Department Announces Moscow Renovation Plans for US 95 North and State Highway 8, Finalists for 2nd District Judge Announced, Assistance In Dying Initiative Likely has Enough Signatures in Washington, Spokane Anti-Police Brutality Protesters Plan to March to Riverfront Park Again this Year on July 4th

Tuesday, July 1 State and Feds Agree on INL Clean-Up Plan, Washington Dept. of Health Releases Draft Medical Marijuana Possession Plan, Nez Perce Commissioners Approve Feasability Study for Regional 5-County Landfill, Giant Montana Land Conservation Deal Signed


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