tom lamar for latah county commissioner

About Tom Lamar

Lamar was appointed to the Moscow City Council in June of 2007 to fill a vacancy. He was elected to a full four-year term in November of that year, receiving the most votes of the seven candidates on the ballot. Lamar was re-elected in November 2011, again with the highest number of votes in the field. He is the longest-serving member of the current council members.

Since 1990, Lamar has been the executive director of Palouse-Clearwater Environmental Institute, a broad-based conservation organization and Nature Center based in Moscow. In that role he has worked with many Latah County landowners on stream restoration projects on their properties. He is a founding member of the Latah Trail Foundation, and taught Conservation Leadership for six years at the University of Idaho.

Lamar holds a masterís degree from Washington State University and a bachelorís from the University of Delaware. He lives in Moscow. He helped raise three talented daughters, all of whom graduated from Moscow High School and are alumnae of, or current student at the University of Idaho.

Listen to Tom's interview with KRFP 90.3, Radio Free Moscow.

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Saturday, October 18, 2014

At the University of Idaho Homecoming parade, I will hand out my 1,000th bag of Lamar Latah Lentil soup! The soup is an important connection in my campaign between the people and economy... read more


Saturday, October 11, 2014

I slept in a cardboard box last night as part of the Family Promise of the Palouse Cardboard Box City. My sleeping box was made from one of the boxes used to deliver... read more

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