Whitman County Newswire

Whitman County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Whitman County, WA.

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  1. Palouse Cares holds food drive and auctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Evergreen

    ... anywhere from 200 to 400 volunteers collecting donations from the Palouse area. The high poverty level in Whitman County accounts for the great need in food donations. About 20 new families every month start going to food banks for a little help, ...

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  2. State auditors find variance of $2.5 million in accounting recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Daily Evergreen

    Data from the Whitman County Tax Auditor's Report shows an unexplained $2.5 million discrepancy between the accounting records and the bank balance. Whitman County financial statements lack accuracy because of inadequate internal controls, with only five of the past 11 years being satisfactory, according to recent state audit findings.

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  3. October jobless rate holds steady in Spokane County - Wed, 23 Nov 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... e and insurance, and agriculture. The October jobless rate was 4.4 percent in Lincoln County, 4.8 percent in Whitman County, 5.1 percent in Adams County, 7.2 percent in Stevens County, 8 percent in Pend Oreille County and 9.4 percent in Ferry County.

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  4. Huckleberries: Yes, she wanted to be 'Queen for a Day' - Sun, 20 Nov 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 20 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... right?!" - Kris J. Helstrom, of Coeur d'Alene a A wag on my Huckleberries blog wasn't surprised that a Whitman County judge stayed the suspension of WSU defensive lineman Robert Barber in that high-profile assault case: "Of course they will let him ...

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  5. Robert Barber returns against Colorado - Sat, 19 Nov 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 19 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... student conduct board suspended Barber for his role during a fight at a party in the offseason, although the Whitman County Prosecutor has yet to file charges that have been recommended by the Pullman Police Department. A Whitman County Superior ...

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  6. The calm after the storm: Shalom Luani's storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 18 | Daily Evergreen

    ... closed the investigation, but a full case file is available because the case is still open with the Whitman County Prosecutors office. The case will be released to the public when prosecutors declare a final decision on whether to press charges or ...

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  7. Level 3 sex offender receives light sentence after police errorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... off, but not before Kilgore was able to identify the first three digits of his license plate. Within 24 hours Whitman County officials identified Foster after he blew a tire 100 miles from Colville. Nearly 18 months after the attack, Stevens County ...

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  8. WSU lifts its suspension of Logan TagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... to the practice field, but he's not guaranteed. PULLMAN, Wash. - In a hearing Wednesday morning in Colfax, Whitman County Judge David Frazier granted a motion to grant an immediate stay of Washington State University's suspension of nose tackle ...

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  9. Logan Tago's suspension lifted by WSU, allowed to return to classroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | Coug Center

    Washington State starting nose tackle Robert Barber received good news yesterday as Whitman County judge David Frazier granted a stay of his suspension , allowing him to return to the classroom and the football team under certain conditions. Barber's case appears to have already impacted one of his teammates as, according to Stefanie Loh of the Seattle Times , Logan Tago's suspension from the school was lifted Thursday, allowing the sophomore linebacker to return to the classroom, effective immediately.

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  10. Minimum wage increase affects local businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | Daily Evergreen

    ... of Nov. 16, the initiative was approved by more than 57 percent. The initiative is also the only one on which Whitman County strayed from the statewide results. The county voted no with more than 53 percent, as of Nov. 15. A year ago, she said, a ...

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  11. WSU's Robert Barber returns to practice, will play vs. No. 10 ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 16 | Coug Center

    Just hours after having a stay of his suspension granted by a Whitman County judge, nose tackle Robert Barber joined his teammates on the field on Wednesday for his first practice in weeks, as coach Mike Leach made good on his promise to welcome his best interior lineman back with open arms. Barber had not practiced with the team since the appeal of his suspension from the school, related to an off-campus fight over the summer, had been denied back on October 27. He has missed the last three games, all WSU victories.

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  12. Judge clears way for Barber to return to WSURead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 16 | The Olympian

    A judge has cleared the way for suspended Washington State nose tackle Robert Barber to resume playing football. Whitman County Superior Judge David Frazier on Wednesday in Colfax granted Barber's request for a temporary stay of his suspension from the university for a fight last summer.

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  13. Judge clears way for Barber to resume playing footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 16 | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... the way for suspended nose tackle Robert Barber to resume playing football for No. 20 Washington State. Whitman County Superior Judge David Frazier on Wednesday granted Barber's request for a temporary stay of his suspension from the university for ...

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  14. WSU President Kirk Schulz comments on Robert Barber's reinstatementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 16 | Coug Center

    Washington State University President Kirk Schulz will respect the Whitman County Court's decision to issue a stay of Robert Barber's suspension , originally issued by the school's Student Conduct Board in October, the administrator said in a university release . This means Barber will be returning to the classroom immediately, allowing the senior to pick up that final credit for graduation while on the Pullman campus.

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  15. Whitman County judge lifts WSU football player's suspensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 16 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    A judge in Whitman County has agreed to lift the suspension of Washington State University senior football player Robert Barber. Whitman County Superior Judge David Frazier ruled in favor of Barber Wednesday, granting a conditional stay on his suspension.

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  16. Judge issues stay of Robert Barber's suspension, eligible to return immediatelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 16 | Coug Center

    Whitman County judge David Frazier has overturned Washington State nose tackle Robert Barber's suspension from university by issuing a conditional stay. He is eligible to return to the classroom and return to the football team, effectively immediately, reports Jacob Thorpe of the Spokesman Review.

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  17. Judge allows WSU football player Robert Barber back on the field and in the classroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 16 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    In a hearing Wednesday morning in Colfax, Whitman County Judge David Frazier granted a motion to grant an immediate stay of Washington State University's suspension of nose tackle Robert Barber. The say allows Barber back on the football field under the condition that he not attempt to contact the student who he injured at a house party in July, use drugs or attend parties where drugs and alcohol are present.

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  18. Whitman County has highest poverty rate in the stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 16 | Daily Evergreen

    Whitman County has the highest poverty rate in the state, according to the 2015 Community Needs Assessment. About 13,000 of Whitman County's nearly 40,000 residents lived in poverty in 2013, of which about 11,000 were in Pullman.

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  19. Bulk Repackaging Project helps those with food insecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 16 | Daily Evergreen

    WSU students can receive community service hours by donating their time to repackaging food, said Erin McIlraith, WSU Center for Civic Engagement marketing and communication coordinator. The food will be sent to the Community Action Center to benefit community members in Pullman and Whitman County.

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  20. Historic election surprises nationRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 15 | Colville Statesman-Examiner

    ... In Washington, Clinton received 54.83 percent of the vote, mostly from the westside of the state and from Whitman County. Trump earned 37.96 percent of the vote. In Stevens County, as of Nov. 14, Trump and Pence had earned 65.61 percent of the vote. ...

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