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Rain floods businesses in downtown Pullman

Rain floods businesses in downtown Pullman

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2019

Pools of dirty water litter the floor and a sopping pile of black carpet squares rest by the door of Thomas Hammer Coffee Roasters. An employee points to a moist line of dirt and leaves that runs around the perimeter of the building, marking the highest point rainwater reached inside. Chairs are stacked...

Flood advisory issued for Whitman county

Flood advisory issued for Whitman county

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2019

The U.S. National Weather Service in Spokane issued a flood advisory warning for Whitman and Latah counties until 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday. Pullman, Colfax, Albion, Colton and Uniontown could experience flooding, according to the advisory. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles, according to the advisory. To reduce the risk of injury, keep aw...

Thunderstorm watch issued

Thunderstorm watch issued

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

June 26, 2019

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch today for the Palouse. Its forecast is predicting frequent lightning, winds up to 70 mph and hail reaching the size of ping pong balls.  Mark Turner, a spokesperson at the Spokane National Weather Service said that Pullman can expe...

Ice cream shop to reopen after water damage

Ice cream shop to reopen after water damage

GABRIEL BRAVO, Evergreen reporter

May 31, 2019

Rollys in Pullman will have its grand re-opening tomorrow after suffering flood damage on April 9. An unexpected amount of rain fall caused the nearby Missouri Flat Creek to flood and engulf Grand Ave. Crystal Gayles, one of the owners of the ice cream parlor, said members of the community helped...

Man released today for allegedly threatening pedestrian with firearm

Man released today for allegedly threatening pedestrian with firearm

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

May 28, 2019

A Pullman resident facing first-degree assault charges was released from Whitman County jail today on bail. Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said the alleged incident occurred at 2 a.m. Saturday morning. “A pedestrian was crossing in the crosswalk and a vehicle on [Grand Ave] came up and was...

Laser arena fire caused by suspected arson

Laser arena fire caused by suspected arson

DAN DOUCET, Evergreen reporter

May 6, 2019

Pullman police have begun a criminal investigation into a blaze that caused heavy damage to a Pullman business early Sunday morning. Fire investigators found evidence of vandalism and concluded that the fire originated in multiple parts of the building, according to a news release. An investigation...

Possible bomb discovered at Pullman City Playfields

Possible bomb discovered at Pullman City Playfields

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

May 5, 2019

An apparent pipe bomb was discovered at the Pullman City Playfields around 8 a.m. Sunday morning, according to a press release by the Pullman Police Department. “Officers located what appeared to be a ‘pipe bomb’ like device placed next to electrical panels on the west side of the Playfields...

PRH bond falls short of voter count to pass

PRH bond falls short of voter count to pass

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

April 25, 2019

Ballots for the Whitman County special election are no longer being accepted as of Tuesday. As of about 4 p.m. yesterday, 3,064 ballots were cast for the Pullman Regional Hospital’s (PRH) bond request to fund new facilities and equipment purchases, according to the Whitman County Auditor websit...

Flood on North Grand swamps businesses

Flood on North Grand swamps businesses

RACHEL SUN and CAMERON SHEPPARD

April 10, 2019

Police blocked off sections of North Grand Avenue between Stadium Way and Northeast Whitman Street Tuesday after flooding made the road impassable and trapped several people inside buildings. Parts of the Dissmore's IGA parking lot were submerged, along with the foundations of several other buildi...

Former WSU employee sentenced after facing minor pornography charges

Former WSU employee sentenced after facing minor pornography charges

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

March 21, 2019

EDITOR'S NOTE: In the original post, this article contained an affidavit of probable cause that contained personal information about Robert Long, including his home address. In the interest of minimizing harm to those involved with the case, we have removed the document containing that information. This headline has...

Power outage to affect Pullman campus

KAYE GILL, Evergreen reporter

February 26, 2019

Avista Utilities planned a power outage that will affect the Pullman campus from 5 - 5:30 p.m. “Avista crews will be repairing the equipment impacted by the earlier failure, which will result in an additional disruption in service,” said David Vowels, communications manager at Avista Corp. Vowels sa...

Cougar Country Drive-In owner responds to employee criticisms, Evergreen reporter

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen managing editor

February 14, 2019

Cougar Country Drive-In owner Rhonda Witt-Miller responded to The Daily Evergreen’s article published Wednesday with a Facebook message to Kaye Gill, the main reporter on the story. The response read: "HONESTY IS THE BEST PRACTICE IN THIS SORT OF SITUATION ...I KNOW THE FACTS ABOUT ALL SITUATIONS...

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