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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Temperatures will drop throughout the week starting Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.

Pullman to get a wet winter

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen reporter October 20, 2021

Residents in Pullman may be seeing a wet winter in the coming months.  Lower temperatures have been flowing into the region because of La Niña, which is a condition where ocean temperatures are...

People who are interested can complete a survey about climate change and how they think it will impact the local community.

Citizens encouraged to complete climate change survey

ABBY SONNICHSEN, Evergreen Photographer October 18, 2021

Citizen’s Climate Lobby of the Palouse is spreading awareness about climate change by encouraging the community to participate in the Pullman Climate Change Survey, which is open to the public through...

Katy Ayers spent several hours testing her mushroom canoe on the water.

WSU student makes canoe out of mushrooms

KAITLYNN LOHMANN, Evergreen reporter October 12, 2021

WSU student Katy Ayers created the world’s longest mushroom canoe by using knowledge about different species and receiving help from a Nebraska mushroom farm owner.  Ayers, sophomore agriculture...

Three-door waste receptacles got too contaminated in previous years, so Waste Management had to switch them to landfill waste.

On-campus groups promote recycling, sustainability

CALLIE GERBER September 28, 2021

Waste Management at WSU is working to make the campus more environmentally friendly through increased recycling efforts and other initiatives. Waste Management’s goal is to limit what goes in the...

Several moose have been spotted in Pullman this year. Wildlife officers caution people to maintain their distance if they encounter a moose.

Moox Borgi causes wildlife safety awareness in Pullman

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter September 27, 2021

WSU students were all over the moose on the loose that came to town recently and even voted in an Instagram poll to name it Moox Borgi.  The moose was in town for about six days, said Grant Silver,...

Per capita income in Whitman County sat at $42,665 in 2019, which is an increase from $42,215 in 2018.

Wheat harvest, WSU enrollment are ‘cornerstones’ of county economy

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter September 22, 2021

Enrollment at WSU and productive agricultural harvests are important to a successful economy in Whitman County, but both can be difficult to predict. One issue with tracking economics is that certain...

Palouse Conservation District volunteers will plant native plants to improve the quality of local ecosystem.

Palouse Conservation District to host October events

VICTORIA GIOMI, Evergreen reporter September 21, 2021

The Palouse Conservation District is holding several events this month to get Palouse residents involved and learn about nature.  The first event, Critters in the River: A Macroinvertebrate Exploration,...

A typical 200-square-foot residence hall room can generate a significant amount of greenhouse gas. Students are encouraged to turn off appliances when they are not using them to conserve.

Lab releases semesterly energy efficiency newsletter

VICTORIA GIOMI, Evergreen reporter September 3, 2021

The WSU Integrated Design and Construction Lab released its fall 2021 newsletter, which contains tips for those who live in residence halls and how they can conserve energy.  IDCL recommends turning...

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

Idler Fire burns into Thursday

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor September 2, 2021

The Idler Fire, currently burning several miles north of Moscow, Idaho, was about 25 percent contained Wednesday. The fire is limited to 116 acres, and fire managers expect it will be more contained...

Steelhead and other fish bring nutrients to North Central Idaho, a relatively nutrient-poor area. These fish feed a lot of species aside from humans, acting as a key part of the ecological system.

‘We’re going to lose what it means to be the Northwest’

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief September 2, 2021

Two regional organizations won an environmental court case last month, halting a large timber sale in the Snake River Basin in pursuit to protect endangered steelhead fish.   The Lolo Creek Drainage,...

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...

Students from the School of Design and Construction — located in Carpenter Hall, pictured here — are building a house in Uniontown, Washington from recycled materials.

School of Design and Construction plans affordable housing event in Uniontown

VICTORIA GIOMI, Evergreen reporter August 30, 2021

WSU's School of Design and Construction is partnering with Habitat for Humanity to finalize building an affordable home in Uniontown, Washington. The groups will be holding an in-person viewing of the...

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