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Racial Equality month to conclude with a potluck

Racial Equality month to conclude with a potluck

NINA WILLIS, Evergreen reporter

September 29, 2017

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....

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

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...

History on display at Spot Shop

History on display at Spot Shop

MARIAH INMAN, Evergreen reporter

September 29, 2017

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

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

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...

First juice, smoothie bar opens

First juice, smoothie bar opens

MARCO MCCRAY, Evergreen reporter

September 22, 2017

Main Street Squeeze Juice & Smoothie opened their doors for the first time Monday morning. Main Street Squeeze, located at 540 E. Main St., is inside Sanctuary Yoga in Pullman, and this is the only juice and smoothie bar on the Palouse. Destiny Sternod, the owner of Main Street Squeeze and...

Palouse dogs to take over pool

Palouse dogs to take over pool

MARCO MCCRAY, Evergreen reporter

September 15, 2017

The Moscow Parks and Recreation Department and the Humane Society of the Palouse will host the 10th annual Howling at the Hamilton on Saturday. For the event, Moscow Parks and Recreation opens the Hamilton-Lowe Aquatics Center for dogs before the pool is winterized. The cost is $10 per dog and requires...

WSU alumnus’ clothing business gains national attention

WSU alumnus’ clothing business gains national attention

MARIAH INMAN, Evergreen reporter

September 15, 2017

College Hill Custom Threads began in an apartment above The Coug bar and grill, with three white boards and tons of sticky notes. Tony Poston, founder and president of College Hill Custom Threads, came back to Pullman three years after graduating to begin a custom apparel shop with two friends. “I...

Alumna author exposes hidden history

Alumna author exposes hidden history

LATISHA JENSEN, Evergreen life editor

September 8, 2017

WSU alumna and author Candace Wellman has unveiled and retold a substantial, yet ignored part of Washington history in her first publication with WSU Press. Wellman is visiting WSU on Saturday to discuss her book of biographies, “Peace Weavers: Uniting the Salish Coast through Cross-Cultural Marriages.” This...

New ownership expands services

New ownership expands services

MARCO MCCRAY, Evergreen reporter

September 8, 2017

A local body shop is now under new management after almost four decades. Previously known as Brian’s Body Shop, it is now known as University Collision. This shop is owned and operated by five new owner managers with two locations in Pullman and Moscow. Marcus Lohman, one of the five new owner...

Local radio station offers outlet for diverse media

Local radio station offers outlet for diverse media

MARCO MCCRAY, Evergreen reporter

September 1, 2017

KRFP 90.3 Free Radio Moscow went from a low-power station to a full-power station on Aug. 7. Due to the upgrade, KRFP now has enough power to broadcast a stronger signal to Pullman and Moscow. The expansion also includes surrounding areas in Idaho, such as Troy and Deary. KRFP is a listener-supported,...

Service dogs helping children

Service dogs helping children

NINA WILLIS, Evergreen reporter

September 1, 2017

Service dogs provide immeasurable assistance to those that need them, in addition to helping people in ways they might not even expect. Autism Anchoring Dogs (AAD) are a type of service dog specifically trained for autistic children. Some children will bolt, or “elope,” when overstimulated or...

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