The Daily Evergreen

Mutts to play for donated prizes

Zoey, a mini Australian shepherd, plays with her flying disc. Pooch Park is the only off-leash dog park on the Palouse. 
The park offers a dog tunnel, park benches, shaded areas and a fire hydrant that sprays water when the dogs approach it.

GABRIELLA RAMOS, Evergreen editor-in-chief

October 6, 2017

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...

Racial Equality month to conclude with a potluck

Ken Faunce, Moscow Human Rights Commission chairman, talks about how food brings people together, and this potluck is a chance to mingle with strangers.

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

Librarian Kathleen Ahern knows middle and high schoolers that came to parent-child classes when she began.

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

Debbie Brindamour, co-owner of the Spot Shop, demonstrating how to use one of their pressing machines on Tuesday.

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

Bishop Michael Perkins and his wife Jamie Perkins started their new service 
at the Pullman Presbyterian Church earlier this month.

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

Employee Jason Vanworkum announces a finished smoothie order on the business’ second day open Tuesday. 
Main Street Squeeze offers various vegan smoothie options to Sanctuary Yoga customers and the local community.

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

People and dogs of the Palouse flock to the Hamilton-Lowe Aquatic Center during the Howling at Hamilton event on Sept. 11, 2016 before the pool was winterized. More than 100 dogs of all breeds and sizes attended.

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

Tony Poston, WSU ’08 alumnus, company president and co-founder of
College Hill Custom Threads, has expanded the company since the inception.

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

WSU Press Editor-in-Chief Bob Clark discusses Candace Wellman’s book
of biographies Wednesday.

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

Jake Stephenson, an employee of University Collision, repairs a replacement bumper on the back of an SUV on Wednesday.

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

Volunteer host Brett Haverstick goes through Moscow news and weather Wednesday at the KRFP radio station in Moscow.

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,...

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