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A history of lentil farming on the Palouse

  PULLMAN – The National Lentil Festival will be held in Pullman, Friday, Aug. 22, and Saturday, Aug. 23. Among Saturday’s displays at Reaney Park will be the “Farming Tent ” which offers a glimpse into the life of wheat and lentil farmers on the Palouse during the past century. In addition to photos and hands-on exhibits, visitors may also view a slide show presentation […]

AgWeatherNet hits the Palouse

The WSU AgWeatherNet team recently installed a weather station at WSU’s Spillman Agronomy Farm located two miles southeast of Pullman. The station is equipped with sensors for monitoring and recording air temperature, wind speed and direction, relative humidity, solar radiation, leaf wetness, soil temperature and moisture at a depth of eight inches, and rainfall.  “The […]

Passport to a Culinary Adventure features music

The Native American Music 265 class and the Palouse Falls Intertribal Drum Group will perform on Nov. 13 from 5-6 p.m. at the Northside Café. Both groups will also perform on Wednesday, Nov. 14 from 5-6 p.m. at the Stephenson Dining Center. Their performances are part of WSU Dining Services Passport to a Culinary Adventure, […]

The Palouse known as an MS hot spot

The unique beauty of the Palouse has inspired glorious names — Paradise Creek… Paradise Ridge… Paradise Street. Yet people in the small towns dotting this bit of heaven also live with a vague uneasiness — the hidden and unpredictable threat of multiple sclerosis. That threat drew researcher Brett Parmenter to WSU in 2006. As assistant […]

NPR StoryCorps to collect everyday history in Palouse

PULLMAN — Washington State University’s Northwest Public Radio will host StoryCorps, a national initiative to document everyday history and the unique stories of America, when it arrives in Moscow, Idaho, Aug. 25 to collect the stories of Palouse residents as part of the program’s cross-country tour. This unprecedented project, modeled after the Works Progress Administration […]

Interviews wind up three-day event

This week’s Career Expo of the Palouse winds up Wednesday with post-expo interviews. Students prepared for job seeking Monday at an open house hosted by WSU Career Services. The expo itself, featuring more than 125 regional graduate schools and employers, was held Tuesday. Recognized as the largest of its kind in the Pacific Northwest, the […]