The Daily Evergreen

Cuts impact Whitman County Libraries

MARCO MCCRAY, Evergreen reporter

February 2, 2018


Filed under Community, Life

Faced with recent budget cuts, Whitman County Libraries are seeking a higher levy rate. Because of tax initiatives, the funding for Whitman County Libraries is limited to 1 percent of the county’s public funding annually. This causes the library’s levy rate to drop over time, according to its...

Farmer’s Market announces contest

STEPHEN COX, Evergreen reporter

February 2, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Community, Life

The City of Moscow and the Farmers Market Commission have announced the 2018 Farmers Market Poster Contest. The contest will be open to all ages, and the winner will receive a grand prize of $100. To participate, all contestants must submit their poster entry by no later than 5 p.m. on March 28. All...

Store hosts after-school book clubs

AUDREY HUDDLESTON, Evergreen reporter

February 2, 2018


Filed under Community, Life

BookPeople of Moscow is working to create new programs for youth at the bookstore. Eija Sumner, the children’s literature specialist, started three book clubs for children and teens in November. She will launch the fourth club, specifically for graphic novels, sometime in February. Graphic novels...

Palouse Juice owner promotes healthy lifestyle

Palouse Juice owner promotes healthy lifestyle

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen life editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Showcase

For Toni Salerno-Baird, opening her first business, Palouse Juice, was a dream driven by her self-proclaimed love of people. The ambition translated into nearly six years of work for her and her husband. Palouse Juice is an all-organic, all-natural vegan juice bar with a menu consisting of juices,...

Volkssporting arrives in Colfax, plans events

Volkssporting arrives in Colfax, plans events

AUDREY HUDDLESTON, Evergreen reporter

January 26, 2018


Filed under Community, Life

Volkssporting has made its way to Colfax. Derived from a German word meaning “folk,” volkssporting is by definition the sport of the people. Shirley Cornelius, business manager at the Whitman County Library, said volkssporting is an organization dedicated to promoting healthy fitness for American...

Newest Moscow flower shop achieves couple’s ambition

Newest Moscow flower shop achieves couple’s ambition

Marco McCray, Evergreen reporter

January 12, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Showcase

New flower shop recently opened in downtown Moscow, fulfilling the lifelong dream of a passionate local couple. Owned and operated by Tony and Heather Niccoli, the Little Shop of Florals, located at 111 2nd Street in Moscow, opened Jan. 1. Heather has worked in several flower shops over the years...

Moscow Food Co-Op celebrates expansion

Moscow Food Co-Op celebrates expansion

Marco McCray, Evergreen reporter

January 12, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Showcase

The Moscow Food Co-op recently opened their expansion on the University of Idaho campus. The business was founded in 1973, and now has locations at 121 E 5th Street in downtown Moscow as well as the Campus Christian Center at UI. Co-op General Manager Melinda Schab said one of the most unique aspects...

Give gifts without breaking the bank

Give gifts without breaking the bank

NINA WILLIS, Evergreen reporter

December 11, 2017


Filed under Community, Life

With the holidays approaching quickly, it can be difficult to buy gifts for loved ones with a college student’s budget. Ideally, most people want to give something the recipient will appreciate and use or display. With mom, dad, siblings, fellow classmates and significant others to think about,...

Sensitive Santa provides security for children

Sensitive Santa provides security for children

KAYLA SIMONSON, Evergreen reporter

December 8, 2017


Filed under Community, Life

Sensitive Santa is an event during which children with special needs can visit Santa without the commotion of the typical visitation atmosphere. Jason Radtke, who will impersonate Santa this year, said he and his wife have a child on the autism spectrum, and they saw this event as important. “Every k...

Picking produce for those in need

Picking produce for those in need

NINA WILLIS, Evergreen reporter

December 8, 2017


Filed under Community, Life

Backyard Harvest has gathered over 300,000 pounds of food within a span of 10 years and provided it to Palouse families in need. The organization’s volunteers pick and bring fresh, local fruits and vegetables to those who need it, Executive Director Misty Amarena said. “We love working with...

Community drive raises thousands

Community drive raises thousands

BAILEY CAMPBELL, Evergreen reporter

December 4, 2017


Filed under Community, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

Hundreds of volunteers gathered on a crisp and early morning to collect 4,000 pounds of food in Pullman to help end hunger on the Palouse. Volunteers raised $3,000 during a live auction, with more to come from a silent auction. Palouse Cares’ 12th annual food drive and auction event took place Saturday....

Decade spent supervising campus creamery

Decade spent supervising campus creamery

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Community, Life

Name, age: Eric Needham, 60 Occupation: Ferdinand’s Ice Cream Shoppe food supervisor for 12 years How did you start working at Ferdinand’s? “I worked at Dissmore’s for 30 years. I moved up here and worked at dining centers for a few years, and then came here.” What is it like working ...

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