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Closures to affect traffic on Bishop Boulevard this week

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 21, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

Paving work on parts of Bishop Boulevard will result in detours and bus reroutes all-day Monday through Wednesday. The paving work, part of the Bishop Boulevard Bridges Deck Resurfacing Project, will close the Paradise Creek Bridge near the Quality Inn and the South Fork Palouse River Bridge near...

City Council focuses on future of plastic straws

City Council focuses on future of plastic straws

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

July 19, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Politics, Pullman Community, Showcase

The future of plastic in Pullman is a conversation City Councilmember Eileen Macoll thinks we need to start having. At Tuesday’s City Council meeting, Macoll said it’s time to start a dialogue in Pullman about single use plastics and sustainable recycling, two topics which have recently been in...

Three county judge candidates plead cases at forum

Three county judge candidates plead cases at forum

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 19, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community, Top-feature

The three candidates for the Whitman County District Court judge seat vacated by retiring judge Doug Robinson responded to questions at a forum held by the League of Women Voters of Pullman on Wednesday night. Colfax Municipal Court Judge John Hart, Whitman County Chief Deputy Prosecutor Dan LeBeau...

Brown, Saulibio discuss platforms in Colfax

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 19, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics

Two candidates and a candidate’s spokesperson for the Washington’s 5th Congressional District’s House of Representatives seat pled their cases to voters during a forum Tuesday night in Colfax. Democrat Lisa Brown faced-off against Dave Saulibio of the Trump Populist Party and Ethan Small, ...

Letters reveal controversial past for PSD’s Kramer

Letters reveal controversial past for PSD’s Kramer

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 19, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Politics, Pullman Community, Top-feature

Letters and documents sent to members of the Pullman School Board and Superintendent Bob Maxwell in April 2017 outlined a number of allegations of unethical behavior carried out by Assistant Superintendent Roberta Kramer during her eight years as superintendent at Riverside School District in Chattaroy,...

Car catches fire near library parking garage

Car catches fire near library parking garage

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 18, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety, Showcase

A red 2007 Chevrolet Impala caught fire near the Holland Terrell Library parking garage Tuesday evening. The car caught fire at about 5:21 p.m., Pullman Deputy Fire Marshal Tony Nuttman said. In addition to the driver, there was at least one passenger in the Impala when the flames began but no one...

Semi crashes into houses near Colfax

Semi crashes into houses near Colfax

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 18, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Safety

A semi-truck struck two houses and two vehicles one mile west of Colfax a little after 8 a.m. Wednesday morning. The driver of the semi and a passenger sustained minor, non life-threatening injuries and were transported to a local hospital, said Trooper Jeff Sevigney, Washington State Patrol public...

Pullman child passes away following bicycle crash

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 16, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

A 6-year-old Pullman boy has passed away from his injuries suffered during a bicycle crash near Short Street and Parr Drive on Sunday. Denny Curran died at 6:30 a.m. Monday, according to a Facebook post by his father Keith. Pullman Police confirmed Curran's passing. Curran had been riding with a group of children at...

Police search for witness after biker crashes

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 15, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety

Pullman Police are searching for a potential witness to a bicycle crash on Grand Avenue on Sunday morning. A 60-year-old man was biking down Center Street towards Grand Avenue when his brakes failed causing him to ride across Grand, Pullman PD Cmdr. Chris Tennant said. The man avoided any collisions...

Library to implement new systems

Library to implement new systems

EVELYN BOND, Evergreen reporter

July 12, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

Neill Public Library has implemented two different programs over the past year to work on improving the library for its patrons. The first program is called User Experience and the second is titled Lean, said Joanna Bailey, the director of Neill Public Library. The User Experience program was paid...

Crews begin repaving Stadium Way

Crews begin repaving Stadium Way

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 12, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Parking, Photo of the week, Pullman Community, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

A small portion of Stadium Way near the Stephenson Complex on the Southside of campus will remain closed during the month of July as crews work to repave the road. The project began Monday and is scheduled to be completed on July 27, according to a WSU news release. Adam Ferry, facilities services...

Annual crime numbers down in Pullman

Annual crime numbers down in Pullman

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 12, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety, Showcase

Pullman saw a drop in crime rates in 2017, according to a report given by Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins to the Pullman Police Advisory Committee on Monday. Jenkins presented Pullman PD’s 2017 annual crime report, which contains numbers for various types of crimes committed in the department’s...

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