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Laser arena fire caused by suspected arson

Laser arena fire caused by suspected arson

DAN DOUCET, Evergreen reporter

May 6, 2019


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, News

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


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, News

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


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

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


Filed under Breaking News, Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, Top-feature

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


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, Local, News, Showcase

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


Filed under Breaking News, Local, News, Pullman Community

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


Filed under Breaking News, Local, News

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...

Towing service prepares for winter storm

Towing service prepares for winter storm

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen managing editor

February 11, 2019


Filed under Breaking News, Local, News, Safety, Top-feature

Myers Auto Rebuild and Towing are preparing its two tow trucks, especially for tonight’s commute home, in light of the recent heavy snowfall in the Palouse area. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning that's in effect from 4 p.m. tonight until 10 a.m. tomorrow morning. The WSU Alert...

Reports of active shooter on CWU campus false alarm

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, News, Safety, Showcase

“No confirmed shots, suspects, and no injuries reported,” Central Washington University Police tweeted last night at 7:27 p.m., two hours after warning students of an alleged active shooter on campus. CWU students received a campus-wide alert at 5:25 p.m. telling them to stay out of the area around...

Colfax police chief fired for alleged dishonesty

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

January 24, 2019


Filed under Breaking News, Local, News

AColfax Police Chief Rick McNannay was fired last Thursday after being placed on administrative leave since October, Colfax City Attorney John Kragt announced Tuesday night at the Colfax City Council meeting. Kragt read aloud the city’s formal statement on McNannay’s firing. According to the C...

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