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LGBTQ organization connects local families, allies

LGBTQ organization connects local families, allies

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

November 17, 2017


Filed under Community, Life

An all-inclusive monthly potluck hosted by Inland Oasis, called Rainbow Families, focuses on building a family-friendly network of resources for those who identify as LGBTQ and their allies. Hannah Krauss, an active figure in Moscow’s growing LGBTQ community and Rainbow Families public relations...

From one journey to the next

From one journey to the next

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

November 17, 2017


Filed under Community, Life, Showcase

Glider pilot. Thrill-seeker. Mother. Businesswoman. Many Pullman residents know Pam Debolt for her store, Palouse Country Candy. But for the Southern California native, the shop is just one new journey in a long series of adventures. “The company I was working for had country-wide layoffs, based...

Paradise Creek Brewery cans beer to distribute, sell

Paradise Creek Brewery cans beer to distribute, sell

LATISHA JENSEN, Evergreen life editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Community, Life

Tom Handy, owner of Paradise Creek Brewery, decided to start canning beer about a year ago to follow the trend of other craft brewers. Although it costs more to can beers than to sell them in bottles, the aluminum is more environmentally sound because glass is not guaranteed to get recycled, Handy...

Pumpkin Drop celebrates physics

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

November 3, 2017


Filed under Community, Life

The Physics and Astronomy Club is honoring physics with its annual Pumpkin Drop from the top of Webster Physical Science building. The club worked to collect pumpkins from locally-sourced stores and donators within Pullman, said President Jack Lambert, a senior astrophysics major. The club waits...

Dad’s visit: A taste of home

Dad’s visit: A taste of home

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

November 3, 2017


Filed under Community, Life

Name, age: Brittany Valencia, 18 Major, year: Undecided, freshman Do you have plans this weekend? “[My dad’s] going to cook for me, make me rice and beans, and then we’re going to the football game. He’s going to buy me some Cougar gear, and then he’s going to drive me around, and we...

Climbing past comfort zones

Climbing past comfort zones

NINA WILLIS, Evergreen reporter

November 3, 2017


Filed under Community, Life, Showcase

Students and their dads can push themselves out of their comfort zone by participating in climbing-related activities this Dad’s Weekend at the Challenge Course. They can explore the parent-child dynamic, said Arturo Gavilanes, coordinator of the challenge course and climbing wall. “I’m super...

Fine dine, catch the murderer

Fine dine, catch the murderer

NINA WILLIS, Evergreen reporter

October 27, 2017


Filed under Community, Life, Showcase

Dinner takes on an exciting role as centerpiece to a murder mystery plot as guests try to figure out the culprit. The Bank Left Gallery will host its third murder mystery dinner, owner Nelson Duran said. What originally began as a request by co-workers and gallery guests turned into something people...

Games bringing community, family together

Games bringing community, family together

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

October 27, 2017


Filed under Community, Features, Life

Name, age: Ryan Wilson, 28 Occupation: Palouse Games employee Tell me about yourself. How did you end up working at a game shop? “Board games were very popular in my family. I gravitated to a lot of gaming stores as I grew up. Then I came to the Northwest and went to college at the Universit...

Moscow doughnut shop closes down location

Moscow doughnut shop closes down location

MARCO MCCRAY, Evergreen reporter

October 20, 2017


Filed under Community, Life

A mini-doughnut shop shut down their second location in downtown Moscow. Ray Wallace, the owner of Buy the Dozen, said the shop is a business that sells fresh and customizable miniature doughnuts. “It’s not just awesome mini-doughnuts,” Wallace said. “We want our customers to have a great...

Palouse offers homegrown horror

Palouse offers homegrown horror

CODY COTTIER, Evergreen reporter

October 20, 2017


Filed under Community, Life, Showcase

Janet Barstow glanced across the room at her coffin. Another woman stood over the open casket, lined with velvet and decked in red roses. “I think they’re too cheery,” she said. “Can we paint them black?” This evening Janet will climb into her coffin. She’ll spend the next several...

Dog day care: ‘Grandma’s house for all the dogs’

Dog day care: ‘Grandma’s house for all the dogs’

NINA WILLIS, Evergreen reporter

October 20, 2017


Filed under Community, Life

A WSU graduate caters to the local dog scene through doggy playrooms and monthly field trips, as part of day care and boarding services. Kaycee Richman opened The Downtown Dog almost three years ago in Pullman. After the day care outgrew its space six months later, they took over the location of an...

Sign artist’s business expands

Sign artist’s business expands

MARCO MCCRAY, Evergreen reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Community, Life, Showcase

Tianna Kendall, the owner and founder of Tianna’s Hand Painted Signs, is a wife and stay-at-home mom with two children and has been making and selling her signs for about a year now. She first came up with the idea during WSU’s last football season. It started out as more of a hobby, and she didn’t...