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Club hosts autumn pumpkin patch

Club hosts autumn pumpkin patch

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter

September 19, 2019

A student farm at the University of Idaho brings together fans of an upcoming autumn season for a pumpkin patch and fall festival. The Soil Stewards Farm is mostly run by the students, who decide what gets planted, with guidance and facilitation from farm manager Alison Detjens and another UI faculty...

Colfax Library hosts reading fund dinners

Colfax Library hosts reading fund dinners

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

September 18, 2019

The Colfax Public Library will give families in Whitman County a chance to relax while eating a free meal and discussing books. Starting in October, the library will host a six-week series of free dinners called Prime Time Family Reading, for families who register on the library’s website by Sept...

WSU researchers trying to recover bee population

WSU researchers trying to recover bee population

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

September 18, 2019

Bees buzz around the air, crawl on the floor and float from person to person as a group moves between rooms, examining hives and beekeeping equipment. Every wooden board, pipe and tool are marinated in the sweet smell of honey and beeswax. Every beehive is made by WSU researchers at the Lab Animal...

Restaurant contributes to small town charm

Restaurant contributes to small town charm

JACKEE SMITH, Evergreen reporter

September 18, 2019

Lodgepole restaurant made its debut in Moscow during the Art Walk in 2015. Alex Barham and his wife have worked together for a long time, and they decided they wanted to own a restaurant in a town that was like Pullman or Moscow. “Why try to keep finding something that we already know exists?...

Science festival offers chance to connect

Science festival offers chance to connect

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

September 16, 2019

Several clubs, including the Raptor Club, participated at the annual College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences Fall Festival Thursday afternoon. The event provided students and faculty a chance to talk with about 50 clubs and departments and the chance for a scholarship at the Spill...

Co-op teaches art, helps parents gain new skills

Co-op teaches art, helps parents gain new skills

CAROLYNN CLAREY, Evergreen reporter

September 12, 2019

For 15 years the Moscow Food Co-op has hosted family-friendly activities for a group called Co-op Kids. This week’s featured activity was creating a cosmic suncatcher. Cosmic suncatchers are discs placed in front of a window, these ones being made of glue and food dye, to show colored sunlight within...

Raptor club helps birds of prey take flight

Raptor club helps birds of prey take flight

CAROLYNN CLAREY, Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2019

The Raptor Club has presented its birds of prey all over campus, most recently at the football game on Sept. 7, and it has sent them soaring into public view via social media. “The fact that you can go out and learn how to present with these birds that you sometimes go your entire life without see­ing...

Buy Local encourages community to participate

Buy Local encourages community to participate

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2019

Eat Local Month, a collaborative nationwide program with hopes to involve more of the community in purchasing food from nearby farms, began this September, but buying local can be a year-round venture. Buy Local Moscow, University of Idaho Extension, the Moscow Food Cooperative, the Palouse-Clearwater...

Volunteer firefighter training heats up

Volunteer firefighter training heats up

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

September 9, 2019

The Pullman Fire Department held a practice physical test Saturday morning for candidates interested in the Reserve Firefighter Program. “I’m really interested in the medical side of EMS and fire because it’s 80 percent of what firefighters do,” said Finley Harrison, freshman biology major...

Memorial reflects on the world after 9/11, its effects

Memorial reflects on the world after 9/11, its effects

JACKEE SMITH, Evergreen reporter

September 9, 2019

An Idaho-based organization held a 9/11 Moving Tribute on Sept. 7. This Wednesday marks the 18th anniversary of 9/11, where 2,977 people were killed, and more than 6,000 injured, including 412 emergency workers. With this tragic event, one message has been spread for years: “Never Forget.” Mission43...

County festival comes to town

County festival comes to town

RACHEL KOCK, Evergreen reporter

September 5, 2019

As the warm summer weather of the region starts to decline, the community celebrates the sunshine with the Palouse Empire Fair. This annual event, which acts as the Whitman County fair, brings people from across the Palouse to enjoy the entertainment and strong sense of community. “It’s a ...

Artist provides colorful prints for winter

Artist provides colorful prints for winter

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

September 5, 2019

Polly Apfelbaum sparked her passion for art at a young age and has since created hundreds of pieces using several types of mediums. Her prints, created from woodblock printing, are now on display at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Primarily known for her installation work, Apfelbaum makes the...

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