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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Whitman County records first flu-related death of season

Whitman County records first flu-related death of season

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter January 28, 2022

An individual from Whitman County died during the first week of January after experiencing complications from influenza, according to a Whitman County Public Health press release.  The adult tested...

Whitman County confirms over 1,000 new COVID-19 cases this week

Whitman County confirms over 1,000 new COVID-19 cases this week

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter January 27, 2022

On Tuesday, Whitman County reported 153 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the running total to 7,852.  From Jan. 18 to this Tuesday, 1,107 cases were reported in the county, according to the Whitman County...

Foggy conditions are expected across the Palouse until Friday.

Freezing fog may cause icy roads, low visibility

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen managing editor January 25, 2022

Heavy fog has descended onto the Palouse and is expected to continue through Friday, potentially creating icy roads in already low visibility conditions. Inclement weather like fog falls carries little...

Despite issues with 5G service affecting larger airports, the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport does not expect flights in and out of Pullman to be affected.

Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport not affected by 5G rollout

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen reporter January 24, 2022

Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport does not expect the rollout of 5G networks to directly impact flights in and out of Pullman, although flights have been grounded at larger airports. As the prominent...

Whitman County confirms 170 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 170 new COVID-19 cases

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter January 20, 2022

Whitman County reported 170 new COVID-19 cases this week, bringing the running total to 7,037 as of Tuesday.  There have been a total of 83 COVID-19-related deaths and 317 hospitalizations, according...

Whitman County sees record-high COVID-19 numbers

Whitman County sees record-high COVID-19 numbers

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter January 18, 2022

Whitman County reported a record-high number of COVID-19 cases last week. The single-day number of cases broke the high three times last week, according to a Moscow-Pullman Daily News article. In...

Whitman County confirms 49 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 49 new COVID-19 cases

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter January 13, 2022

Whitman County reported 49 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the running total to 6,625 as of Tuesday.  There have been a total of 83 COVID-19-related deaths and 302 hospitalizations, according to the Whitman...

Pullman City Councilman Nathan Weller said he spoke with the CEO of Ziply to discuss how the company can make amends with the community.

Ziply Fiber to start communicating with Pullman community after multiple complaints

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter January 11, 2022

Ziply Fiber will begin installing fiber-optic lines along the intersection of Terre View Drive and Merman Drive today, with an expected completion date of Feb. 4. The company has been installing fiber-optic...

Drivers can be proactive by driving slowly, using snow chains or tires and choosing not to drive if the weather makes roads too dangerous. 

Cautious driving is the name of the game, troopers say

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen managing editor January 11, 2022

Weather conditions across the state continue to keep the Washington State Patrol busy, and students returning to school on the east side have seen its effect firsthand.  As temperatures rise...

The sun sets over the snow-covered hills of the Palouse, Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022.

Pullman sees quieter weather first week of school

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter January 10, 2022

Though Pullman saw rough weather conditions last week, the weather will start to calm down as students return to campus.  Jon Fox, Spokane National Weather Service meteorologist, said even though...

WSU cancels classes Monday, Tuesday due to road conditions

WSU cancels classes Monday, Tuesday due to road conditions

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor January 7, 2022

All WSU Pullman classes will be canceled Monday and Tuesday to give students ample time to return to campus following statewide highway closures.  All other university operations will continue...

WSU administration announced at Wednesdays town hall meeting that in-person classes and university functions will continue for spring semester.

WSU classes to remain in-person

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter January 6, 2022

WSU officials announced classes will remain in-person this semester at a Wednesday town hall meeting.  Phil Weiler, vice president of marketing and communications, said the high vaccination rates...

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