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Whitman County to remain in Phase 2

Whitman County to remain in Phase 2

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter May 4, 2021

Whitman County will stay in Phase 2 of the state’s COVID-19 reopening plan for at least the next two weeks.  All counties in Washington will remain in their current phases as part of a “two...

By passing the new wildland fire ecology and management course, students can receive the Red Card Certification from the National Wildlife Coordinating Group.

New wildland fire course teaches fire management

VICTORIA GIOMI, Evergreen reporter April 30, 2021

The WSU School of the Environment announced the release of a new course for the fall 2021 semester called SOE 492: wildland fire ecology and management. Mark Swanson, associate professor in WSU’s...

Megan Guido completed her bachelor’s degree at the University of Idaho before moving to Seattle for a master’s degree in public administration.

Thirty-year Pullman resident will run for City Council seat

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief April 30, 2021

Pullman resident Megan Guido moved here from Brooklyn, New York in fifth grade. In the 30 years she has spent in Pullman, she never expected she would be living in the same house she grew up in. Guido...

The Ask Cougs portal is a way to expedite the process of receiving students’ questions and concerns.

ASWSU plans to implement Ask Cougs portal by fall

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter April 30, 2021

ASWSU’s new portal is under development to increase students’ access to resources and increase transparency and communication between students and the university. Students can submit their concerns...

Superintendent Bob Maxwell said school counselors and administrators are working with eligible students who can benefit from the waiver program weekly.

School board discusses social, emotional learning, emergency waiver for seniors

MELINA ERNST, Evergreen reporter April 30, 2021

Pullman Public Schools board members unanimously adopted a policy to integrate and support social and emotional learning in schools during a meeting Wednesday. Superintendent Bob Maxwell said Policy...

A 2018 survey conducted by Cougar Health Promotion reported 88 percent of WSU undergraduate students felt overwhelmed by their workload and 62 percent felt overwhelming anxiety.

Mental health pass for students in the works

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen deputy news editor April 29, 2021

ASWSU Senators unanimously passed a resolution during a meeting Wednesday calling for the creation of a standardized pass issued by WSU Counseling and Psychological Services to prevent academic penalizations...

Angelica Relente, former Evergreen editor-in-chief, is a legislative intern for the Columbia Basin Herald. After graduating in May, Relente will be moving to Tacoma for a summer internship with The Tacoma News Tribune. 

Former editor-in-chief advocates for diversity

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter April 29, 2021

Editor's Note: The reporter, Jayce Carral, worked with Angelica Relente for several semesters at The Daily Evergreen. Angelica Relente remembers walking into a conference in Seattle, Washington, along...

Through her role as ASWSU chief of staff and finance, Jhordin Prescott manages staff members, collects reports, supports the ASWSU president and vice president, and weighs in on financial decisions the university wants to make. 

Going the extra mile

ANNA MICHALSON, Evergreen reporter April 29, 2021

Jhordin Prescott is a family-oriented woman raised by people who uplifted and motivated her to succeed in all she does. With this same driven spirit, she has worked to lift her Coug community to unknown...

WSU to require proof of vaccination, exemption before fall semester

WSU to require proof of vaccination, exemption before fall semester

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter April 28, 2021

WSU students are required to submit proof of vaccination or request exemption from the COVID-19 vaccine to the university before the fall semester in order to attend in-person classes and activities on...

Two Pullman residents arrested after drug-related search warrant

Two Pullman residents arrested after drug-related search warrant

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter April 28, 2021

Two Pullman residents were booked into the Whitman County Jail after county deputies found 12 ounces of methamphetamine along with other drug-related items in a home on NE Terre View Drive.  60-year-old...

Being certified as a Level I facility means the hospital has the capabilities to practice the highest standard of veterinary medicine in an emergency and critical care setting.

WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital certified as Level I facility

KIARA DOYAL, Evergreen reporter April 28, 2021

As of March 31, the WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital is officially certified as a Level I facility by the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society, making the hospital the only Level I facility in...

The piece of land is zoned by Whitman County as agricultural with single-family homes permitted. The number of houses allowed is determined by Whitman County Public Health based on sewer disposal requirements. 

Pullman council denies land annexation into city

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter April 28, 2021

City of Pullman councilmembers voted 6-1 to reject the proposed annexation of a 48.3-acre lot during a meeting Tuesday night. About 15 residents made public comments at the last council meeting in opposition...

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