News Flash

Posted on: November 27, 2019

Foothill Road Structure Fire

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November 27, 2019 (Moscow, Idaho) --  On October 21, 2019 at 8:11 p.m., the Moscow Rural Fire Department and Moscow Volunteer Fire Department were dispatched to a reported structure fire at 3260 Foothill Road. Two Latah County Sheriff Deputies wer...

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City of Moscow Press Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2019

“Cozy” at the Third Street Gallery

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The Third Street Gallery greets the winter season with Cozy, a fiber art invitational exhibition featuring regional artists. The show will be on display at Moscow City Hall December 9, 2019 – January 31, 2020.

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City of Moscow Press Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2019

“Landscape Paintings by Carl Rowe”

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The City of Moscow is pleased to present Landscape Paintings by Carl Rowe, an exhibition showcasing the diversity of Idaho’s vast landscape. This pop-up event will be on display at Moscow City Hall on December 9, from 12 to 5 p.m., and December ...

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City of Moscow Press Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2019

2019 Ismat & Ara Abdul Mannan Sheikh Community Unity Award Recipient

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The City of Moscow Human Rights Commission awarded Kay Keskinen the 2019 Ismat Ara and Abdul Mannan Sheikh Community Unity Award on November 14, 2019.

 

The Ismat Ara and Abdul Mannan Sheikh Community Unity Award is in honor of the memory of two ou...

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City of Moscow Press Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2019

Moscow Winter Carnival

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The City of Moscow is excited to once again offer the Moscow Winter Carnival. This festive kick-off to the holiday season will be held Friday, December 6 from 5 - 7 p.m. in Downtown Moscow. Special features of this year's event include:

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City of Moscow Press Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2019

Citizen's Police Academy

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November 4, 2019 (Moscow, Idaho) --  The Moscow Police Department will be holding its 20th Annual Citizen Police Academy from Jan. 15th to Apr. 1st, 2020.  This eleven-week course meets once a week to provide an opportunity for citizens t...

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News Flash

Posted on: December 2, 2019

Winter Driving Tips

Winter Driving Tips

Winter weather can provide some unique challenges, and the Moscow Police Department has some advice for driving safely in the snow and ice.

For more information about our snow operations, please visit https://www.ci.moscow.id.us/364/Snow-Removal-Winter-Wea...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Plowing Snow in Moscow, Idaho

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Why do we pile snow into the middle of the highway? Why have Moscow's schools only had 3 snow days in the last 7 years? Should I move my car when it's snowing?

If you've ever wondered what goes into plowing 186 lane miles of streets in town, we followed ou...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Plowing Around Parked Cars

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Here's what a snowplow driver sees while trying to plow around cars parked on the street. This job is not for the faint of heart!

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Snow Pushback and Snow Gate Operations

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Once city streets have been plowed and are navigable, we begin the process of pushing back snow to widen the available roadway. Our staff uses specially equipped heavy equipment (in this case a grader) to push snow to the curb. We also utilize snow gates ...

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Posted on: November 27, 2019

Cooking for the Holidays

Deep Frying a Turkey

Thanksgiving is tomorrow, so we deep fried some turkeys at the fire station! While the NFPA does not recommend cooking turkeys in propane fryers, this video shows how to reduce risks when cooking for the holidays. Many common fires and injuries take place...

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Fire Engine Walkthrough

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See why our newest Pierce Saber fire engines have made such a tremendous difference for our volunteer firefighters in Moscow, Idaho. Learn more about the Moscow Volunteer Fire Department at https://www.ci.moscow.id.us/184/Mosco... 

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

2019 Shiekh Community Unity Award Ceremony

Shiekh Award Ceremony

The City of Moscow Human Rights Commission awarded Kay Keskinen the 2019 Ismat Ara and Abdul Mannan Sheikh Community Unity Award. Jenny Kostroff accepted the award on Keskinen's behalf, and commended Keskinen for her 11,069 hours of service with the Washi...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Change your clocks, change your batteries!

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We recommend changing smoke alarm batteries twice per year, so what better time than when we fall back and spring ahead! When you change your clocks this weekend, consider replacing any 9V batteries in your smoke alarms as well. Fires can start when you l...

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News Flash

Posted on: December 6, 2019

MPD Press Log 12/06/2019

19-M11245 Domestic DisputeIncident Address: 600 blk N ADAMS STMOSCOW ID 83843Disposition: ACTTime Reported: 01:43Cad Comments:Belligerent drunk person in there, broke stuff, waking up kids. Says they havean restraining order against each other. Not physic...

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Police Daily Activity Log
Posted on: December 5, 2019

MPD Press Log 12/05/2019

19-M11218 Animal Problem/ComplaintIncident Address: FARM RD; U of I Sheep CenterMOSCOW ID 83843Disposition: CLOTime Reported: 08:52Cad Comments:RP reporting they had a sheep attacked by a dog yesterday. It was unwitnessed.Vet said it might have been 2 dog...

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Police Daily Activity Log
Posted on: December 4, 2019

MPD Press Log 12/04/2019

19-M11176     Structure FireIncident Address : 800 BLK E 1ST STMOSCOW ID 83843Disposition : CLOTime Reported: 03:47      Cad Comments:No fire emergency. No report.

19-M11178 Traffic ViolationIncident Address: SW...

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Police Daily Activity Log
Posted on: December 3, 2019

MPD Press Log 12/3/2019

19-M11134 Noise Complaint

Incident Address: 1600 blk S MAIN ST

MOSCOW ID 83843

Disposition: ACT

Time Reported: 03:11

Cad Comments:

RP reporting loud music. Officers responded and warned male for. No report.

19-M11135     Violate Court OrderInci...

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Police Daily Activity Log
Posted on: December 2, 2019

MPD Press Log 12/2/2019

19-M11095 Other Law Enforcement CallsIncident Address: 100 blk E 4TH STMOSCOW ID 83843Disposition: CLOTime Reported: 00:37Cad Comments:Officers responded to meet with an RP. Courtesy transport provided. No report.RP believes people are after her. Doesn't ...

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Police Daily Activity Log
Posted on: December 1, 2019

MPD Press Log 12/1/2019

19-M11072 Stray AnimalsIncident Address: N MAIN ST; Moscow Building SupplyMOSCOW ID 83843Disposition: ACTTime Reported: 08:47Cad Comments:Officer responded. No report.Dog wandering around opposite side of the road across from MBS.Staying around the buildi...

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Police Daily Activity Log
Posted on: November 30, 2019

MPD Press Log 11/30/2019

19-M11043 Unsecure PremiseIncident Address: S JEFFERSON ST; Latah Co LibraryMOSCOW ID 83843Disposition: ACTTime Reported: 00:14Cad Comments:Officers responded. No report.RP is custodian, came in to clean and the opening to the roof is open. Unk if anemplo...

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Police Daily Activity Log
Posted on: November 29, 2019

MPD Press Log 11/29/2019

19-M11020 Citizen AssistIncident Address: 200 blk E SOUTHVIEW AVEMOSCOW ID 83843Disposition: ACTTime Reported: 01:06Cad Comments:Officer responded. No report.RP requesting a ride home for his intoxicated brother. 

19-M11022 Non-Injury Traffic Acci...

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Police Daily Activity Log
Posted on: November 28, 2019

MPD Press Log 11/28/2019

19-M11001 Citizen DisputeIncident Address: S MAIN ST; Champions Bar & GrillMOSCOW ID 83843Disposition: ACTTime Reported: 00:09Cad Comments:Officers responded for a citizen dispute. One arrested. Report taken.a few people fighting. At least one male pu...

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Police Daily Activity Log
Posted on: November 27, 2019

MPD Press Log 11/27/2019

19-M10975 Parking ProblemIncident Address: 600 blk E E STMOSCOW ID 83843Disposition: ACTTime Reported: 06:41Cad Comments:RP advising vehicle parked 3FT into their driveway, blocking his vehicle.Officer responded, vehicle being moved.

19-M10976 Traffic Haza...

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Police Daily Activity Log
Posted on: November 26, 2019

MPD Press Log 11/26/2019

19-M10946 Suspicious Person/CircumstanceIncident Address: 300 blk SUSAN DRMOSCOW ID 83843Disposition: ACTTime Reported: 00:09Cad Comments:Officers responded. No report.Someone taking screen out of window, crawled in and then someone else left thescene. Ha...

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Police Daily Activity Log
Posted on: November 25, 2019

MPD Press Log 11/25/2019

19-M10930 Welfare CheckIncident Address: E 4TH ST; Moscow Police DeptMOSCOW ID 83843Disposition: ACTTime Reported: 01:26Cad Comments:Officers responded. Subject taken to Crisis Center. No report.RP says he’s right outside the PD. Says he doesn't...

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Police Daily Activity Log
Posted on: November 24, 2019

MPD Press Log 11/24/2019

19-M10914 Noise ComplaintIncident Address: 1300 blk ANDY AVEMOSCOW ID 83843Disposition: ACTTime Reported: 03:15Cad Comments:Officers responded. No noise located. No report.Loud consistent stomping around and talking. Doesn't sound like fighting.

19-M10915 ...

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Police Daily Activity Log
Posted on: November 23, 2019

MPD Press Log 11/23/2019

19-M10891 Noise ComplaintIncident Address: 1218 S MAIN ST; 206MOSCOW ID 83843Disposition: ACTTime Reported: 00:10Cad Comments:RP advising of loud music, people screaming and yelling (party yelling). Hasbeen going on for at least the last 20 minutes. Occup...

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Police Daily Activity Log
Posted on: November 22, 2019

MPD Press Log 11/22/2019

19-M10849 Suspicious Person/CircumstanceIncident Address: S MAIN ST; alley Papineau InsuranceMOSCOW ID 83843Disposition: WRNTime Reported: 01:38Cad Comments:Officer checked out with subject who exposed himself. No report.

19-M10850 Communications ProblemIn...

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Police Daily Activity Log
Posted on: November 21, 2019

MPD Press Log 11/21/2019

19-M10812 Suicidal PersonIncident Address: 300 blk S MAIN STMOSCOW ID 83843Disposition: ACTTime Reported: 05:19Cad Comments:Officers responded. No report.RP woke up to a text from her BF saying he is suicidal. Sent about 1.5 hoursago. No known hx or weapo...

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Police Daily Activity Log
Posted on: November 20, 2019

MPD Press Log 11/20/2019

19-M10790 Non-Injury Traffic AccidentIncident Address: S ADAMS ST & LEWIS STMOSCOW ID 83843Disposition: ACTTime Reported: 10:04Cad Comments:Rp reporting a two vehicle accident. State accident report taken.

19-M10792 Welfare CheckIncident Address: 1200 ...

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Police Daily Activity Log
Posted on: November 19, 2019

MPD Press Log 11/19/2019

19-M10767 Suspicious Person/CircumstanceIncident Address: RAYBURN ST; UI LIBRARYMOSCOW ID 83843Disposition: ACTTime Reported: 00:33Cad Comments:Officer responded and checked all over campus, UTL. No report.Rp says that she and her friends were leaving the...

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Police Daily Activity Log
Posted on: November 18, 2019

MPD Press Log 11/18/2019

19-M10740 Simple BatteryIncident Address: S MAIN ST; Champions Bar & GrillMOSCOW ID 83843Disposition: ACTTime Reported: 00:08Cad Comments:Officer arrested male for battery. Report taken.Disgruntled customer was grabbing beers out of peoples buckets, R...

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Police Daily Activity Log
Posted on: November 17, 2019

MPD Press Log 11/17/2019

19-M10711 Noise ComplaintIncident Address: 1000 blk W A STMOSCOW ID 83843Disposition: ACTTime Reported: 00:01Cad Comments:An officer responded. One subject was warned for noise.Rp reporting loud footsteps. Says it sounds like the are herding elephants and...

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Police Daily Activity Log
Posted on: November 16, 2019

MPD Press Log 11/16/2019

19-M10680 Welfare Check

Incident Address: IDAHO AVE; Delta Tau Delta

MOSCOW ID 83843

Disposition:

Time Reported: 01:18

Cad Comments:

Police, Fire, and EMS responded. Transported to Gritman.

Female called 911 then hung up. 

 

19-M10681 Suspicious ...

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Police Daily Activity Log
Posted on: November 15, 2019

MPD Press Log 11/15/2019

19-M10642 Suicidal Person

Incident Address: 900 blk PARADISE CREEK ST

MOSCOW ID 83843

Disposition: ACT

Time Reported: 00:40

Cad Comments:

RP reporting a suicidal subject. Officers responded and subject provided

transport to Crisis Center. No Report.

10 while on t...

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Police Daily Activity Log
Posted on: November 14, 2019

MPD Press Log 11/14/2019

19-M10609 Suspicious Person/Circumstance

Incident Address: 600 blk N ALMON ST

MOSCOW ID 83843

Disposition: ACT

Time Reported: 03:34

Cad Comments:

Group behind trailer next door and seem to be walking around fence line to

everyone's trailer. They are being very l...

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Police Daily Activity Log
Posted on: November 13, 2019

MPD Press Log 11/13/2019

19-M10578     DUI Alcohol or DrugsIncident Address : W 3RD ST & S JACKSON STMOSCOW ID 83843Disposition : ACTTime Reported: 00:36      Cad Comments:ARRESTED one male subject. Officer requested case. Report t...

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Police Daily Activity Log
Posted on: November 12, 2019

MPD Press Log 11/12/2019

19-M10535 Welfare Check

Incident Address: 200 blk E E ST

MOSCOW ID 83843

Disposition: ACT

Time Reported: 03:07

Cad Comments:

RP advising they can hear a female screaming outside - cannot make out words,

just sounds like yelling. RP cannot see anything, can only ...

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Police Daily Activity Log
Posted on: November 11, 2019

MPD Press Log 11/11/2019

19-M10509 Welfare Check

Incident Address: S MAIN ST; Sunset Mart

MOSCOW ID 83843

Disposition: ACT

Time Reported: 05:37

Cad Comments:

Requesting check on a male hanging out; male looks very cold. In entry way.

Black winter jacket with hood; black backpack

gray glo...

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Police Daily Activity Log
Posted on: November 10, 2019

MPD Press Log 11/10/2019

19-M10487 Suspicious Person/Circumstance

Incident Address: 900 blk TRAVOIS WAY

MOSCOW ID 83843

Disposition: ACT

Time Reported: 00:35

Cad Comments:

An officer responded and was unable to locate.

Heard subjects walking on the trails near RP's home. Could hear some...

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Police Daily Activity Log
Posted on: November 9, 2019

MPD Press Log 11/09/2019

19-M10459 Welfare Check

Incident Address: 2000 blk WHITE AVE

MOSCOW ID 83843

Disposition: ACT

Time Reported: 00:22

Cad Comments:

Officers responded and contacted the subject. No report.

RP calling to advise mother has a drinking problem. Has been drinking all da...

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Police Daily Activity Log
Posted on: November 8, 2019

MPD Press Log 11/8/2019

19-M10425 Citizen Assist

Incident Address: 1000 blk PARADISE CREEK ST

THEOPHILUS TOWER

MOSCOW ID 83843

Disposition: ACT

Time Reported: 00:07

Cad Comments:

Case requested. No report.

 

19-M10426 Injured Person

Incident Address: 100 blk E 4TH ST

MOSCOW ID 838...

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Police Daily Activity Log
Posted on: November 7, 2019

MPD Press Log 11/7/2019

19-M10394 Suicidal Person

Incident Address: 900 blk BLAKE AVE

MOSCOW ID 83843

Disposition: ACT

Time Reported: 01:25

Cad Comments:

Officers responded. No report.

Friend advised the Rp in person they wanted to kill themselves. No method

mentioned. Rp is still there...

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Police Daily Activity Log
Posted on: November 6, 2019

MPD Press Log 11/06/2019

19-M10358     Noise ComplaintIncident Address : 1100 BLK W A STMOSCOW ID 83843Disposition : WRNTime Reported: 00:08  Cad Comments:Loud music and yelling (party yelling) since 2200. RP cannot distinguish thegenre of music. Office...

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Police Daily Activity Log

News Flash

Posted on: November 7, 2019

Heat Safety

Fireplace

When heating any structure, keep anything that can burn at least three feet away from heating equipment, like the furnace, fireplace, wood stove, or portable space heater. Maintain that space as a kid and pet free zone as well.

For fuel burning space heate...

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Winter Weather Tips
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Avoid Frozen Pipes

Frozen-Pipes

Leave cabinet doors under sinks open, especially if they are located on exterior walls. Set thermostats no lower than 55 degrees, even if the house is unoccupied.

Do not remove snow from the tops of water meter boxes unless it creates a safety hazard.

An ac...

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Winter Weather Tips
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Sidewalk Maintenance

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Under a Moscow City Ordinance (Title 5 Section 9-3) it is the responsibility of the property owner to keep adjacent sidewalks clear of snow and debris, including the portion of the sidewalk which runs to the middle of any adjacent public alley.

Cleared sno...

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Winter Weather Tips
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Street Snow Removal

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After snowfall events, major streets and arterials are plowed first, and repeatedly depending on the rate of the snow fall, followed by the lesser traveled residential areas. The Moscow-Pullman Highway, Highway 8, and Highway 95 are State roads, and snow ...

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Winter Weather Tips
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Snow Plows and Roll Carts

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Moscow residents are asked to promptly remove roll carts from the curb line or collection area throughout the year. This is especially important during the winter months with snowfall when Moscow Crews are plowing roadways and sidewalks. If you have a dri...

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Winter Weather Tips
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Keep Fire Hydrants Cleared

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Citizens are requested to be observant of fire hydrant locations to ensure that emergency access to those hydrants is maintained, especially on dead end streets and near parking lots.

The Moscow Water and Fire Departments request that a 3-foot circle aroun...

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Winter Weather Tips