The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

It is almost Halloweek, and if past years are any indication, Pullman and WSU police officers will have their hands full of crimes and costumes.

Police anticipate alcohol-related offenses during Halloween season

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter October 21, 2021

As Halloween approaches, the WSU and Pullman Police departments are preparing for a possible increase in crime rates. Many crimes occurring during Halloween are typically alcohol-related. Pullman PD...

WSU students sit in the Asian American and Pacific Islander Student Center in the Compton Union Building.

Stop Asian Hate movement reconstructs media’s coverage of minority groups

PRESTON LAWRENCE, Evergreen reporter October 15, 2021

Media coverage has focused more on issues impacting the Asian American and Pacific Islander community following the shooting of six Asian women in March and other hate crimes toward this group. “There’s...

Shots were fired early Saturday morning near the 1200 block of NE Myrtle Street.

College Hill shooting suspect claims self-defense

NICK GIBSON, Evergreen roots editor September 30, 2021

During his first court appearance this week, the suspect in the shooting that took place early Saturday morning on College Hill claimed he was acting in self-defense. WSU student George Melvin Harris...

Students walking on campus during the emergency alert should seek shelter in a building nearby.

Emergency test to occur Wednesday

VICTORIA GIOMI, Evergreen reporter September 29, 2021

WSU Pullman's Office of Emergency Management will be holding an emergency alert systems test at noon Wednesday. Students, faculty and staff who are registered for WSU alerts will receive notifications,...

Shots were fired early Saturday morning near the 1200 block of NE Myrtle Street.

Eyewitness shares first-hand perspective of College Hill shooting

NICK GIBSON, Evergreen roots editor September 25, 2021

Editor's note: This article has been updated to remove information that can not be verified at this time. As this is is an ongoing investigation, The Daily Evergreen will refer to the eyewitness by his...

Shooting on College Hill kills one, leaves another critically injured

Shooting on College Hill kills one, leaves another critically injured

NICK GIBSON , Evergreen roots editor September 25, 2021

Two people were shot near McGee Park early Saturday morning, resulting in the death of at least one victim.  Both individuals were transported to Pullman Regional Hospital where one victim died. The...

Three DUIs, two trespass arrests and moose in someones backyard

Three DUIs, two trespass arrests and moose in someone’s backyard

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter September 14, 2021

Pullman Police Department responded to 114 calls for service between Friday and Monday morning, including noise complaints, trespassing and gunshot sounds. Gunshots were reported Saturday night at a...

Pullman PD responds to 238 service calls last week

Pullman PD responds to 238 service calls last week

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter September 3, 2021

Editor's note: The original photo was replaced with the visual above.   The Pullman Police Department received 238 service calls between Aug. 25 and Sept. 1.  Fewer calls were made than...

An aerial firefighting crew pours water over the Idler fire. Firefighters continue to fight the flames reporting less than 50 percent containment.

Barn fire displaces several families

COLE QUINN, Evergreen photo editor September 1, 2021

*Editor’s note: This article has been corrected to show a discarded cigarette did not start the Idler Fire. On Monday afternoon, a wildfire ignited 5 miles northeast of Moscow, Idaho. The fire started...

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration offers free, confidential referral and information for individuals facing issues with substance abuse or families facing related issues.

International overdose awareness day brought hope

SANDI KOBIESA, Managing editor September 1, 2021

Aug. 31 marked International Overdose Awareness Day. Last year, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimated around 90,237 people died of an overdose in the United States.  The awareness...

The Pullman crime rate went down in 2020, but this was likely due to the pandemic and is not necessarily sustainable.

City Council to submit FEMA grant pre-application for flood mitigation

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter August 26, 2021

Pullman City Council voted Tuesday night to submit a pre-application for a Federal Emergency Management Agency Flood Mitigation Assistance Grant, which would aid in improving Missouri Flat Creek and removing...

Officer Breauna Banks and Sgt. Todd Dow received the American Legion Humanitarian and Lifesaving Award. 

American Legion awards Pullman police officers at City Council meeting Tuesday

MELINA ERNST, Evergreen reporter July 15, 2021

American Legion Maynard-Price Post 52 presented Lifetime Humanitarian Awards and the Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award during a city council meeting Tuesday evening.  Pullman Police Officer...

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