The Daily Evergreen

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...

Swing club offers dances, classes, workshops

Swing club offers dances, classes, workshops

NINA WILLIS, Evergreen reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Community, Life

Dances from the 1920s to 1940s come alive again through the swing revival scene in Moscow. The Swing Devils of the Palouse, Inc. followed the trends of the late 1980s and early 1990s in the revival of swing dance, club member Alex Boughamer said. Established in 1998, the club wanted to take advantage...

PLAYLive nation to host game nights

MARIAH INMAN, Evergreen reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Community, Life

PLAYlive Nation in Moscow is hosting two nighttime events in October for people who enjoy video games, board games and card games. Late Night Bash is for people 18 years or older. A second event, the All-Nighter, is for children from 10 to 17 years old. Late Night Bash is meant for college students...

Salvation Army to host a masquerade ball

Salvation Army to host a masquerade ball

MARCO MCCRAY, Evergreen reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under Community, Life

The Moscow Salvation Army is hosting its first annual masquerade ball Saturday evening at the 1912 Center. All proceeds from the event will be donated to local programs that help people in need throughout Latah and Whitman Counties. The Salvation Army Masquerade Ball will have food, such as pizza...

Mutts to play for donated prizes

Mutts to play for donated prizes

GABRIELLA RAMOS, Evergreen editor-in-chief

October 6, 2017


Filed under Community, Life, Showcase

Mary Lauver’s Welsh corgi, Martin Luther Lauver, or Marty, is the two-time reigning champion of the Doggy Bob, a competition in which pooches bob for hotdogs. The 7-year-old pup’s competitive nature led him to first place in the hotdog-eating contest and second place in Peanut Butter Spoons. “I...

A librarian shares life of working with children, families

A librarian shares life of working with children, families

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Community, Life

Name, age: Kathleen Ahern, 61 years old Occupation: Youth services librarian at Neill Public Library Could you tell me about your job? “I’m charged with all the programs and the materials that apply to children birth through 17-years-old, as well as related parenting and caregiver materia...

Racial Equality month to conclude with a potluck

Racial Equality month to conclude with a potluck

NINA WILLIS, Evergreen reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Community, Life

While promoting inclusiveness through food, Moscow’s Racial Equality month ends with a community potluck to encourage diversity acceptance within the area. The Moscow Human Rights Commission and the Latah County Human Rights Task Force sponsored a series of community events throughout September....

History on display at Spot Shop

History on display at Spot Shop

MARIAH INMAN, Evergreen reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Community, Life, Showcase

Spot Shop owners Mike and Debbie Brindamour have enjoyed owning and operating their business for 38 years in Pullman because of the loyal and caring community. “We’ve had customers in this town for years,” Debbie said. “As long as we’ve been here.” Mike said they decided to buy the...

Kenworthy to launch campaign for disabilities

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Community, Life

The Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre has launched a fundraising campaign to purchase a portable chair lift system in an effort to expand the availability of its stage for disabled citizens. The campaign is a collaboration with the Disability Action Center, partly because October is National Disability...

Church adds diversity to Pullman

Church adds diversity to Pullman

MARIAH INMAN, Evergreen reporter

September 22, 2017


Filed under Community, Life

A three-week-old multicultural church welcomes people from different backgrounds. Bishop Michael Perkins hopes this space will bring resources to Christian minorities. Perkins planted the Greater Victorious Church in Pullman, and he said he considers it the “church of all nations.” “We have...

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