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Sculptor offers handmade ceramics to Palouse

Sculptor offers handmade ceramics to Palouse

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

July 12, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Life

Artwork comes in many forms and can be made out of common household items, and local potter Kassie Smith enjoys providing people on the Palouse with these original, handcrafted pieces of art. Smith formally trained in ceramic sculpture and received a master’s degree in fine arts from University...

Vendor brings bread from home to table

Vendor brings bread from home to table

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

July 3, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Life

Eric Sorensen is a science writer who wants to provide the Palouse with artisan bread through his business Clumsy Crow Baking. Sorensen has baked bread since his college days, but his love exploded when he visited The Bread Lab at the WSU-Mount Vernon Research Center while reporting on the products...

Comedian brings laughs to Palouse

Comedian brings laughs to Palouse

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

June 21, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Involvement, Life, Showcase

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

Expressing passion through her artwork

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

June 21, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Showcase

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

Using art to educate people on struggles of recovery

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

June 21, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Life

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

Couple offers community unique cultural clothing

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

June 14, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Showcase

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...

Cycling across country to change lives

Cycling across country to change lives

EVELYN BOND, Evergreen reporter

June 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Features, Life, Local, News, Pullman Community

Once a year, members of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity gather to put on a remarkable charity event. Pledging to raise money for people with disabilities, the young men from 32 different states cycle across the country as a part of the Journey of Hope TransAmerica team. Averaging over 75 miles a day,...

Local vendor brings heat to Palouse

Local vendor brings heat to Palouse

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

June 7, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Showcase

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

Homemade beauty items offer solutions

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

May 31, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Showcase, Wellness

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...

Dedicated to giving back to local youth

Dedicated to giving back to local youth

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen life & leisure editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Involvement, Life, Showcase, Sports

A constant thumping of shoes connecting with the ground can be heard over the gasps of people reaching for air as sweat and exhaustion covers their face. “15 seconds,” Cara Hawkins-Jedlicka shouts. The intensity of the thumping increases and then a whistle blows signaling a transition from...

Hand-crafted, Palouse grown family business

Hand-crafted, Palouse grown family business

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

May 17, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Involvement, Life, Showcase

More and more people are moving away from mass-produced goods and toward hand-crafted wares made in their local communities. On the Palouse there are many small businesses that provide these handmade products to consumers who are wanting to shake the hand of the person who made it rather than buy...

FFA plans Pullman plant adoption

FFA plans Pullman plant adoption

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Showcase

The Pullman High School Future Farmers of America chapter helps ring in springtime with a plant sale. This year, the 18th annual sale will raise money to send the members to the organization’s national championship. For two years, high school junior Aliya Dunlap, the FFA treasurer, has been a part...

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