The Daily Evergreen

Volkssporting arrives in Colfax, plans events

Local volkssporting includes guided walks in Eastern Washington and the Idaho Panhandle.

AUDREY HUDDLESTON, Evergreen reporter

January 26, 2018

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

Tony Niccoli, a Little Shop of Florals  owner, explains his excitement with the shops recent popularity Thursday in Moscow at Little Shop of Florals.

Marco McCray, Evergreen reporter

January 12, 2018

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

Ryan Adkin, right, buys snacks from Tyler Kneller at the Moscow Food Co-op's grand opening Thursday in Moscow at the UI.

Marco McCray, Evergreen reporter

January 12, 2018

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

From fuzzy socks to a foot hammock, buy gifts with ease this year, using these ideas as inspiration.

NINA WILLIS, Evergreen reporter

December 11, 2017

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

A child visits Santa during Sensitive Santa last year. This will be the third year Humanities of the Palouse has hosted the event.

KAYLA SIMONSON, Evergreen reporter

December 8, 2017

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

WSU and University of Idaho students harvest food together earlier this year.

NINA WILLIS, Evergreen reporter

December 8, 2017

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

Alex Svensson talks about his experience as a first-generation student.

BAILEY CAMPBELL, Evergreen reporter

December 4, 2017

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

Eric Needham, Ferdinand’s Ice Cream Shoppe food supervisor, says huckleberry ice cream is the most popular.

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

December 1, 2017

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 ...

Band to play live for Holiday Fest

The 2016 Holiday Fest in downtown Pullman featured choir performances. This year, they are including more local businesses 
and featuring the local band Paradox at Rico’s Public House.

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

December 1, 2017

Holiday Fest decided to use a locally grown Austrian pine planted in about 1995 for this year’s tree lighting. “It’s really important and great for Pullman identity to have a locally grown tree,” said Britnee Packwood, Pullman Chamber of Commerce events coordinator, “especially because it...

LGBTQ organization connects local families, allies

Hannah Krauss, public relations and event coordinator, socializes with attendees 
at the first Rainbow Families meeting Saturday.

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

November 17, 2017

An all-inclusive monthly potluck hosted by Inland Oasis, called Rainbow Families, focuses on building a family-friendly network of resources for those who identify as LGBTQ and their allies. Hannah Krauss, an active figure in Moscow’s growing LGBTQ community and Rainbow Families public relations...

From one journey to the next

James Hust purchases candy from Pam Debolt at Palouse Country Candy. She opened the downtown store in 2015.

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

November 17, 2017

Glider pilot. Thrill-seeker. Mother. Businesswoman. Many Pullman residents know Pam Debolt for her store, Palouse Country Candy. But for the Southern California native, the shop is just one new journey in a long series of adventures. “The company I was working for had country-wide layoffs, based...

Paradise Creek Brewery cans beer to distribute, sell

The popular Over The Hop IPA beer goes through the canning machine. 
Canned beer is sold in six-packs for $9.99.

LATISHA JENSEN, Evergreen life editor

November 17, 2017

Tom Handy, owner of Paradise Creek Brewery, decided to start canning beer about a year ago to follow the trend of other craft brewers. Although it costs more to can beers than to sell them in bottles, the aluminum is more environmentally sound because glass is not guaranteed to get recycled, Handy...

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