The Daily Evergreen

‘I’m so much stronger than I thought I was’

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

September 12, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Involvement, Life, Wellness

A race that includes swimming for a long distance, immediately jumping onto a bike while still dripping wet and trying to get your legs to work again during a run can put huge amounts of stress on the body. The Palouse Sprint Triathlon welcomed many first-time triathletes and seasoned racers alike to tr...

Affinity Farm invites locals for community tour

Affinity Farm invites locals for community tour

ZACH GOFF, Evergreen reporter

September 12, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Wellness

Russell Poe and Kelly Kingsland usually hired help to assist with Affinity Farm, their one-acre farm they created 17 years ago. They opted to work alone this year. Poe and Kingsland annually invite community members to come to the farm for a tour of what a small-business farm looks like and how it oper...

Moscow Mountain Madness connects runners of all roads

Moscow Mountain Madness connects runners of all roads

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Showcase

Runners enjoyed one of the Palouse Road Runners’ four major annual races, Moscow Mountain Madness on Sunday morning. The race on Moscow Mountain started in 1978 and this year’s race included three options: 50K, 13.1 miles or 5 miles. For Moscow Mountain Madness, co-director Ron Horton said the...

Sprint Triathlon runs through Moscow

Sprint Triathlon runs through Moscow

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Top-feature, Wellness

The Palouse Sprint Triathlon allowed anyone on the Palouse to participate in an attainable race through Moscow on Saturday. Participants started with a 500 yard swim at the Hamilton-Lowe Aquatics Center, followed by a 15K bike ride through Moscow and a 5K run back to the finish line at the Aquatic Center. “It’s...

Triathlon encourages cooperation before competition

Triathlon encourages cooperation before competition

RYAN LUNDBERG, Evergreen reporter

September 7, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Showcase

With only a few more sunny days in the year, Moscow has started preparations for the annual Palouse Youth Triathlon on Saturday. Kellisa Owens, recreation supervisor for youth activities at the City of Moscow, said she took it upon herself to make some adjustments to the course this year. “I...

Quick ways to add flavor to cheap meals

Quick ways to add flavor to cheap meals

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist

September 5, 2018


Filed under Columns, Community, Life, Showcase, Wellness

On a tight schedule and tight budget, students make a lot of simple meals on the go. If sandwiches, pasta and microwavable food are staples of your diet, you might be wondering how you could quickly — and cheaply — enhance your meals. Energized mac and cheese What can you do to add some swee...

Idler’s Rest begins month-long reading event

Idler’s Rest begins month-long reading event

RYAN LUNDBERG, Evergreen reporter

August 31, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Involvement, Life, Showcase

August is drawing to a close and the Palouse Land Trust must prepare for one of the most eventful months of the year for Idler’s Rest Nature Preserve in Moscow. Jaime Walker, the event coordinator for the Palouse Land Trust, explained the annual month-long event called “Tales on the Trails”...

Third Beer Olympics invites locals for games, brews

Third Beer Olympics invites locals for games, brews

RYAN LUNDBERG, Evergreen reporter

August 27, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Photo of the Week, Top-feature

With music blaring, 12 brews on tap and over a dozen teams competing, Birch & Barley put on what many would consider its best event of the year Saturday during the third annual Beer Olympics and Beer Brigade Appreciation Party. Josh Clark, the owner and founder of Birch & Barley, needed to...

Planetarium displays night sky beauty

Planetarium displays night sky beauty

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

August 27, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Showcase

The WSU Planetarium has had a home in Sloan Hall for over 50 years, but very few people knew its educational programs existed until it opened to the public to give everyone an opportunity to learn about the night sky. “Galaxies like Dust” kicked off its fall public show season this weekend. The...

Palouse Pride community keeps marching on

Palouse Pride community keeps marching on

DAVID LAY, Evergreen reporter

August 27, 2018


Filed under Community, Life, Showcase

Rainbow colors decorated the streets in Moscow for the Palouse Pride Festival on Saturday. Crowds of people filled the streets, enjoying the sunshine of the Palouse. Blocks of people raised signs in the air, each sporting sayings such as “Love each other” and “Proud parent.” From Fourth...

Letter from the Life editor: Giving voice to community

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen life editor

August 22, 2018


Filed under Columns, Community, Life

I was probably in second grade when I discovered my love of writing. I grew up with the fictional worlds brought to me in the Harry Potter novels — which I still reread on a regular basis — in addition to The Hunger Games trilogy. As I grew up, I became more fascinated instead with stories from...

Arranging natural beauty on Palouse

Arranging natural beauty on Palouse

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen life editor

August 20, 2018


Filed under Community, Life, Showcase

The coordinators at University of Idaho Extension, Moscow Food Co-op and Backyard Harvest want to expose more Moscow-Pullman residents to the beauty of the landscape around them. While support for food farmers is clearly high, Iris Mayes, UI Extension Idaho small farms and local food educator, said...

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