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Democratic challenger Brown wants to protect Eastern Washington ranchers

Democratic challenger Brown wants to protect Eastern Washington ranchers

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Local elections, News, Pullman Community, Voter's Guide 2018

Lisa Brown, the Democratic challenger for the 5th Congressional District seat held by Republican incumbent Cathy McMorris Rodgers, will look to become the first to defeat Rodgers since she took office in 2005. Brown said she wants to bring a new voice to Washington D.C. to represent the people of...

Sutherland talks health care, infrastructure

Sutherland talks health care, infrastructure

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Voter's Guide 2018

Matthew Sutherland, a 25-year-old graduate student at WSU and commissioned officer in Washington’s National Guard, is running as a Democrat for the state House of Representatives. Sutherland said he was inspired to run because he believes it is time for a change in Washington’s 9th District. He...

I-1639 would require safe storage, safety training for firearms

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Voter's Guide 2018

Washington voters will be deciding Nov.6 whether or not to make the state’s gun laws some of the strictest in the country with Washington Initiative 1639. I-1639 would raise the minimum age for purchasing semi-automatic rifles from 18 to 21 and add enhanced background checks, both of which are already...

Student leaders react to Kavanaugh confirmation

Student leaders react to Kavanaugh confirmation

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Two student leaders with differing political views shared their thoughts and feelings on Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court on Oct. 6, yet both agree political participation is important. “When [Kavanaugh’s nomination] was first announced, I was not the biggest fan,” said...

WSU says McMorris Rodgers needs to stop using university trademarked phrase

WSU says McMorris Rodgers needs to stop using university trademarked phrase

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

WSU has asked the Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., campaign to stop using a trademarked university phrase on campaign flyers handed out during home football games at Martin Stadium this season. Phil Weiler, vice president of marketing and communications for WSU, said the phrase “Go Cougs!” is...

Local candidates discuss taxes, climate

Local candidates discuss taxes, climate

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

September 26, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

The Foley Institute hosted can­didates Matthew Sutherland and Jennifer Goulet for a ques­tion-and-answer session Wednesday. Sutherland is running for the Washington State House of Representatives in the 9th District against incumbent Joe Schmick (R). Goulet is running for the other 9th District...

Candidate hosts town hall, discusses climate change

Candidate hosts town hall, discusses climate change

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Pullman Community

Matthew Sutherland, Democratic candidate for the Washington State House of Representatives, met with a small group of community members Thursday at Neill Public Library to talk about how he plans to support the 9th District’s working families. Sutherland is a 25-year-old WSU alunmus who served in...

Brown talks voting laws, gun control, abortion rights

Brown talks voting laws, gun control, abortion rights

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

Lisa Brown, Democratic candidate for Washington’s 5th congressional district, met with students and faculty on campus Monday for a question-and-answer session. Among other things, Brown addressed issues of gun control, reproductive rights and the importance of democratic participation. The race...

Unofficial entity sent Whitman County voters inaccurate information, auditor says

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community

In Whitman County, an entity calling itself the “Center for Voter Information” has been mailing voters incorrect information, according to a press release from Whitman County Auditor. The letters the organization have been mailing state the voter receiving the letter is inactive and must fill...

Sutherland cited for driving with a suspended license

Sutherland cited for driving with a suspended license

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

September 4, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local elections, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature

Matthew Sutherland, the Democratic candidate running for a seat in Washington's 9th Legislative District, received a citation for driving with a suspended license and failure to transfer a vehicle title within 45 days during a traffic stop on Stadium Way on Sunday afternoon. An officer recognized...

Online registration for voting unavailable

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen news editor

August 28, 2018


Filed under Local elections, News, Pullman Community

Residents who plan to register to vote, change their registration information online or do vehicle transactions will be unable to do so beginning Thursday through Labor Day, according to a media advisory by the Whitman County Auditor. Vehicle licensing offices will be unable to process vehicle transactions...

Hart, Rembert advance in race for county judge

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

August 21, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community

Two weeks after the primary elections, the final results for Whitman County primaries were released Tuesday. In the race for Whitman County District Court Judge, John Hart, who garnered 43 percent of the vote, will face challenger Rob Rembert in November. Rembert came in second with 29.7 percent. Whitman...

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