The Daily Evergreen

Encouraging community to stay active during summer

Participants who complete the Walk/Run a Marathon will recieve a T-shirt from Pullman Parks and Recreation.

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

June 28, 2018

Pullman Parks and Recreation offers several opportunities each year for residents to get the experience of running a marathon without having to take months for preparation. Residents are invited to participate in the Walk/Run a Marathon in which they track their progression over the entire month of...

Comedian brings laughs to Palouse

Matt Baker attempts to balance a vase on top of a balloon during a show at the Neill Public Library on Tuesday.

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

June 21, 2018

Very rarely are children given the opportunity to watch stand-up comedy, but Matt Baker gives families this chance with the funny stunt shows he performs around the country. “The kids love the visual stuff, all the stunts, and parents love the comedy,” Baker said. “It’s all family friendly...

Expressing passion through her artwork

Rhonda Skaggs explains how she was inspired after a trip to Germany to create paper mache birds during the Pullman ArtWalk on May 19.

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

June 21, 2018

Rhonda Skaggs has learned to use her artwork to represent many of her different loves. Skaggs has had an interest in art since she was a child and began her university experience as an art major. For nearly a decade, she volunteered with the Pullman School District and taught art at Jefferson Elementary...

Using art to educate people on struggles of recovery

Darrell Keim, director of the Latah Recovery Center, talks about the art pieces on the walls of the center Wednesday.

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

June 21, 2018

The Latah Recovery Center showcased an art installation during the Moscow Artwalk that helped community members understand how difficult the recovery process from mental health issues and addiction can be. “There’s a deep connection between the recovery process and the use of art,” said Darrell...

Couple offers community unique cultural clothing

Linda Agyen and her 16-month-old daughter Elizabeth Owusu sell products at the farmers market on Wednesday.

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

June 14, 2018

Linda Agyen aims to introduce community members on the Palouse to Afrocentric patterns and educate them on cultures they are unfamiliar with through her business, AfroFusion Creations. Agyen’s focus is to infuse Afrocentric designs and patterns into kids clothing. “Some people don’t have...

Locals showcase talent at Moscow Artwalk

Mike Porter, a glassblower at Glassphemy, performs live demonstrations during last year’s Moscow Artwalk.

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

June 14, 2018

The City of Moscow and the Moscow Chamber of Commerce have partnered for years to produce the Moscow Artwalk, a celebration of dozens of different art forms, hundreds of artists and nearly all of the local businesses in Moscow. City of Moscow Arts Director Kathleen Burns loves that the Artwalk brings...

Helping children continue to learn throughout summer

Children dab brushes on their hands to try out finger painting during a Summer Reading Program event last summer.

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

June 7, 2018

To help keep children busy during the summer, the City of Moscow is partnering with the Latah County Library to present the Entertainment in the Park series. Over the month of June, Thursday evenings can be spent at the East City Park in Moscow enjoying family-friendly entertainment and live music...

Reaney Park Pool opens as summer kicks in

Reaney Park Pool opens as summer kicks in

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

June 7, 2018

Pullman will officially open the community pool at Reaney Park to the public this Saturday. City Recreation Manager Kurt Dahmen said the pool is a great place for the city’s youth and families to go during the warm months of the summer. “Hopefully our weather continues to cooperate and our seaso...

Local vendor brings heat to Palouse

Ray Templeton, owner of Redneck Seasonings, shows off the variety of spices he offers at the Moscow Farmers Market on Saturday.

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

June 7, 2018

Ray Templeton, owner and founder of Redneck Seasonings in Moscow, started his business with the goal of providing spice-seekers willing to submit their stomachs and taste buds to a bit of suffering for the flavors they crave. His son-in-laws were Templeton’s original inspiration and taste testers. “They’re...

Homemade beauty items offer solutions

Billie Coleman, owner of Lyonys Beauty Collection, shows off the products she has created at the Pullman Farmers Market on May 23.

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

May 31, 2018

Billie Coleman had difficulty finding natural products that worked for her acne-prone skin and textured hair. During her research to find solutions that would work for her, the Colfax native found the benefits of natural oil-based recipes. After she was unable to find an affordable option, she decided t...

Club creates track for youth to stay safe

Samson “Spidey” Wolsburn, a member of the Three Forks Bike Club, takes flight on his bike off of a jump at the club’s track near Lincoln Middle School on Crestview Street on May 23.

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

May 31, 2018

For years, Scott McBeath has been running an eight-week-long summer bike camp through Pullman Parks & Recreation. But lately, he’s been spending his Wednesday evenings at his new club for children; the Three Forks Bike Club. The club is free, doesn’t require membership and children can come...

New bike sharing program debuts Friday

Coug Bikes fill the entry way to the Outdoor Recreation Center ahead of their debut Friday.

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

May 31, 2018

WSU students and Student Recreation Center members will have a new way to get around campus beginning Friday. University Recreation will launch Coug Bikes on June 1, replacing Green Bikes as the new campus bike share program. Donald Schmitt, UREC coordinator of the rental shop and Coug Bikes, said...

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