Scott Leadingham is the news manager of all NWPB’s platforms across radio, TV and digital. He’s a born and raised Washingtonian and a lifelong appreciator of all things outdoors, particularly hiking on mountains, biking on trails, and, for some strange reason, running long distances on trails. As you’d expect, he drives a Subaru.
He’s an alumnus of Central Washington University (go Wildcats!) and Indiana University (go Hoosiers!). He’s also an Eagle Scout, yet his knowledge of intricate knots is drastically lacking.
Growing up in North Central Washington at the foot of the great Grand Coulee Dam, he spent summers backpacking in the North Cascades and Pasayten Wilderness.
Like most colleges, the University of Idaho in Moscow is dealing with how to control rising coronavirus cases around campus. Recent cases connected to the University’s Greek system have made the school push for more testing. Unlike nearby Washington State University in Pullman, the UI has a hybrid in-person and virtual model this fall semester. Continue Reading Idaho Colleges Look For Budget Help, Possible Enrollment Boost, During Pandemic Downturn
No more Washington counties will be in Phase 1 of the state’s four-phase reopening plan. Gov. Jay Inslee announced Tuesday that Chelan, Douglas, Yakima, Benton and Franklin counties could advance to Phase 2. Continue Reading Governor Inslee Moves Remaining Washington Counties To Phase 2; Whitman County Adds Deaths
Washington State University decided in late July that this fall semester would be entirely online. But thousands of students are still in Pullman. President Kirk Schulz says the university is very concerned about the rapid increase in cases. Continue Reading Pullman COVID-19 Cases Continue Rapid Climb. WSU President And Governor Very Concerned