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Cab service begins safety program aimed at students

Cab service begins safety program aimed at students

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

August 28, 2018

A new safety program targeted at students aims to help those who find themselves in uncomfortable or dangerous situations catch a taxi ride. College Cabs, a local taxi company in Pullman, initiated a soft-launch of the “Guardian Angel Program” on Aug. 16. The idea of the Angel program came...

String of vehicle prowls Friday night

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen news editor

August 27, 2018

Several vehicle prowls were reported Friday evening on Fisk and Gary streets, Sunset Drive and Northeast Oak Street. The first report came from Fisk, and more were reported on nearby Gary Street about an hour after the first call. The officer request additional cases at neighboring addresses, and...

Homeless man steals weed wackers, leads police on high-speed chase

IAN SMAY, Evergreen Reporter

August 23, 2018

Pullman Police arrested a man after he led officers of multiple departments on a high-speed chase through Pullman before being arrested outside of Palouse Wednesday afternoon. Officers arrested 37-year-old Shane Hagedorn, a homeless man whose last known address is listed in Spokane, after he ran from...

Man attempts to rob truck in Pullman

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news reporter

August 22, 2018

Pullman Police arrested a man after he allegedly tried to steal a grain truck as it unloaded at a local elevator Saturday afternoon on State Street. A grain truck driver had pulled his semi-trailer into the elevator on State Street Saturday afternoon to unload his cargo when 24-year-old Anthony Henare...

County prosecutor seeks witnesses in high speed pursuit

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

August 15, 2018

Whitman County Prosecutor Denis Tracy is asking for witnesses of a high speed chase that occurred north of Colfax on Tuesday to come forward. Washington State Patrol troopers chased 33-year-old Emory Reeves of Spokane Valley on a motorcycle travelling at a high rate of speed from the north side of...

Police search for witness after biker crashes

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 15, 2018

Pullman Police are searching for a potential witness to a bicycle crash on Grand Avenue on Sunday morning. A 60-year-old man was biking down Center Street towards Grand Avenue when his brakes failed causing him to ride across Grand, Pullman PD Cmdr. Chris Tennant said. The man avoided any collisions...

Annual crime numbers down in Pullman

Annual crime numbers down in Pullman

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 12, 2018

Pullman saw a drop in crime rates in 2017, according to a report given by Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins to the Pullman Police Advisory Committee on Monday. Jenkins presented Pullman PD’s 2017 annual crime report, which contains numbers for various types of crimes committed in the department’s...

Valhalla receives one-week liquor license suspension

Valhalla receives one-week liquor license suspension

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 6, 2018

Valhalla Bar and Grill has received a one-week liquor license suspension from the Washington Liquor Control Board The suspension went into effect at 10 a.m. Friday and comes after Valhalla served alcohol to a minor for the second time in as many years, said WLCB Communications Director Brian Smith. Valhalla...

Pullman PD, Fire stress safety for Fourth of July

Pullman PD, Fire stress safety for Fourth of July

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 3, 2018

Emergency services in Pullman, including the Pullman Police and Fire departments, prepare every year for the emergency calls that accompany the public’s celebration of America’s independence. Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said while the number of calls increases during the holiday, it still...

Bicycle patrol offers police softer, stealthier approach

Bicycle patrol offers police softer, stealthier approach

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

June 21, 2018

As the weather gets warmer and students begin to flood into town, Pullman Police Department bicycle patrol officers will be covering the College Hill area more often. Bicycles allow officers to maneuver through crowded and hidden places, but they also help law enforcement to connect with the community. “On...

Former Montana football player charged for assault on WSU track athlete

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 20, 2018

The Whitman County Prosecutor’s Office has charged a former University of Montana football player with second-degree assault after he allegedly beat a WSU track and field athlete last October. Justin Strong, a 22-year-old defensive back who just completed his final season with the Grizzlies, will...

Pullman schools focus on student safety

Pullman schools focus on student safety

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 14, 2018

Following a school shooting resulting in the death of 14 students and three faculty members in February at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, the issue of school safety has once again been thrust into the spotlight of national discussion. Helped by the formation of various activist...

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