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Sunnyside hosts annual July Fourth celebration

Sunnyside hosts annual July Fourth celebration

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

July 3, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, News, Pullman Community

The City of Pullman has banded together to celebrate Independence Day for the last 43 years. Several groups around Pullman work together each year to give the town a spectacular Fourth of July experience that is fun for the whole family and for the college students still in town. The Pullman Chamber...

Preparing for an emergency

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

June 28, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, News, Pullman Community, Safety, WSU Pullman campus

The Brelsford WSU Visitor Center will host a free community safety fair to answer questions and showcase equipment from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said the fair is a great opportunity for children to meet with first responders outside of an emergency situation. “If...

Encouraging community to stay active during summer

Encouraging community to stay active during summer

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

June 28, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Wellness

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...

Finding an efficient way to treat blindness

Finding an efficient way to treat blindness

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen life & leisure editor

June 28, 2018


Filed under Life, News, Research, Showcase, Wellness

An assistant professor and a doctorate student at WSU have helped develop a prototype in an effort to make treatment for the two leading causes of blindness in the U.S. less expensive and more effective. Kuen-Ren Chen is the professor and Maher Amer is the doctorate student. Both are aiming to combat...

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...

Locals showcase talent at Moscow Artwalk

Locals showcase talent at Moscow Artwalk

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

June 14, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Top-feature

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...

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,...

Helping children continue to learn throughout summer

Helping children continue to learn throughout summer

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

June 7, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life

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


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature

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...

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