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Annual sales tax revenue decreased from 2020 because of the cancellation of certain events like WSU football games, Mom’s Weekend and graduation, said Mike Urban, Pullman city director of finance & administrative services. Typically those events generate about $300,000.

City administrator gives financial overview 

KIARA DOYAL, Evergreen reporter April 21, 2021

The City of Pullman and League of Women Voters of Pullman discussed how COVID-19 impacted city finances for the year during a meeting Tuesday afternoon. “Having to live through a time of all of these...

Pullman Regional Hospital will administer the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at its upcoming clinics. Those over 18 years old are eligible.

Guide: How to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Pullman 

MELINA ERNST, Evergreen reporter April 21, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine appointments are filling up quickly as vaccine eligibility expanded April 15 to all individuals over 16 years old in Washington state.   As of April 20, Whitman County has administered...

Event organizer Nadia Daud and her sister created the fundraiser last year with several friends at the height of COVID-19. The goal is to raise $5,000 for the 190 seniors this year.

Pullman High School alumni celebrate seniors 

SAYDEE PHOTHIVONGSA, Evergreen reporter April 21, 2021

As Pullman High School seniors gear up to graduate in a couple of months, PHS alumni and community members are donating money to buy gift cards for seniors. Event organizer Nadia Daud and her sister...

Gracyn Holiway, sophomore animal science major, received her first shot April 16. Holiway said she wanted to get the vaccine to keep those around her safe. 

WSU students receive COVID-19 vaccine 

SAYDEE PHOTHIVONGSA, Evergreen reporter April 20, 2021

The COVID-19 vaccine is available to anyone over 16 years old in Washington state, and many WSU students have already begun the process of becoming vaccinated. In Whitman County, about 12,900 people,...

WSU Pullman has 13 active COVID-19 cases

WSU Pullman has 13 active COVID-19 cases

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen news editor April 19, 2021

As of April 15, WSU Pullman has 13 active COVID-19 cases and a running total of 2,700 positive tests. One of the 13 cases is a WSU employee, according to the WSU COVID-19 Dashboard.  WSU Pullman...

Local Businesses affected by Phase 2

STEFFI LUDAHL, Evergreen reporter April 19, 2021

Local businesses in Whitman County are adjusting to operating under Washington state COVID-19 Phase 2 guidelines after the county moved down a phase last week.   In Phase 2, businesses are...

The outdoor event will take place from noon to 4 p.m. April 22 at Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories.

Mobile vaccination unit set to administer 500 COVID-19 vaccines 

MELINA ERNST, Evergreen reporter April 16, 2021

The Washington State Department of Health’s Team 6 Mobile Vaccination Unit will host a one-day COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Whitman County April 22.  The outdoor event will take place from noon...

Students are doing an excellent job upholding state and local COVID-19 guidelines to ensure their safety, said Jim Bruce, Jefferson Elementary School principal. 

School board reviews online activities for students, healthier meals 

ANNA MICHALSON, Evergreen reporter April 16, 2021

Pullman Public Schools board discussed new ways to keep students engaged online as they transition to in-person learning and updated meal services during a meeting Wednesday evening.  Students...

Effective on April 16, Whitman, Pierce and Cowlitz counties will remain in Phase 2 for the next three weeks until reevaluation on May 3. 

WSU’s plans for in-person fall semester remains

MELINA ERNST, Evergreen reporter April 14, 2021

WSU still plans to hold in-person classes this fall, despite Whitman County’s recent roll back to Phase 2 of the state’s Healthy Washington COVID-19 reopening plan. Gov. Jay Inslee announced Monday...

WSU Pullman has 29 active COVID-19 cases

WSU Pullman has 29 active COVID-19 cases

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen deputy news editor April 13, 2021

As of April 10, WSU Pullman has 29 active COVID-19 cases and a running total of 2,689 positive tests. All 29 cases are students, according to the WSU COVID-19 Dashboard. WSU Pullman has conducted 40,779...

Whitman, Cowlitz and Pierce counties will roll back to Phase 2 starting April 16.

Whitman County rolls back to Phase 2

STEFFI LUDAHL, Evergreen reporter April 12, 2021

Whitman County will move back to Phase 2 starting April 16, which will result in businesses operating at 25 percent capacity indoors. Cowlitz County and Pierce County will also move back to Phase 2,...

Keenan Souve, senior civil engineering major, said while the drive-through is better than nothing, he does not know how likely he is to participate. 

WSU to hold drive-through graduation event 

SAYDEE PHOTHIVONGSA, Evergreen reporter April 12, 2021

After a trying year of virtual learning, WSU Pullman is putting together a drive-through graduation event to celebrate seniors living in Pullman. The event will take place 10 a.m. May 1, said Kim Holapa,...

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