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‘We’re tired of being silent’

Demonstrators kneel for 8 minutes and 46 seconds, which was how long former Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin pinned down George Floyd's neck.

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

June 5, 2020

Editor's note: Some sources asked to go under a pseudonym to protect themselves from retaliation.  A crowd repeated the phrase, “I can’t breathe,” after the name of each Black person killed by police was read out into a microphone. The second after each name was read — before the crowd respo...

‘I shouldn’t have to put it on a sign for people to know that I’m worthy of life’

Community members met Sunday evening at the Gladish Community & Cultural Center to protest the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old man who was killed by police officers in Minneapolis.

JAYCE CARRAL and ANGELICA RELENTE

May 31, 2020

A demonstrator waved a pole with the American flag hung upside-down. People waved posters that read “I can’t breathe” and “A riot is the language of the unheard” in the air. About 100 demonstrators marched through downtown Pullman on Sunday in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter mov...

Record rainfall seen in Pullman

The sky on Thursday afternoon. The amount of rainfall was reported around 1 a.m. Thursday.

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

May 22, 2020

A record was broken in Pullman for the amount of rainfall to hit the area in one day by 0.27 inches, according to a Facebook post by the U.S. National Weather Service Spokane Washington.  The previous record was 0.98 inches in 1912, according to the post. The record rainfall is now 1.25 inches. ...

Agriculture company gives away Russet potatoes

Volunteers load potatoes from a conveyor belt into cars, boxes, coolers and bags for people to take home.

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

May 11, 2020

A line of cars starting from SE Latah Street stretched all the way to Pullman City Hall on Saturday morning. Individuals, some wearing “#PalouseProud” t-shirts, gathered near a semitrailer filled with a mountain of Russet potatoes.  At the start of the line, a man waited with his service dog who ...

Airport eligible for $18 million in federal funding

Tony Bean, Executive Director for the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport, says U.S. airports received $10 billion from the CARES Act.

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2020

The Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport has seen a significantly lower number of people flying as a result of COVID-19. Tony Bean, Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport executive director, said the airport is reducing the maintenance operation budget by about 15 percent of what it typically earns.  The budget...

Moscow peaceful protesters call for an end to stay-at-home order

Protestors hold signs reading

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

April 22, 2020

A white van with the words “CRUSH COVID” written on its windows parked outside Moscow City Hall as part of a demonstration against Idaho’s statewide stay-home order.  Around 100 people gathered in front of the building for the “Liberate Moscow Peaceful Protest” around 6 p.m. on Monday. ...

Car pursuit, chase on foot leads to arrest

Car pursuit, chase on foot leads to arrest

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2020

A high-speed pursuit involving an armed Idaho man ended peacefully in Pullman Wednesday evening. Deputies from the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office received a vandalism complaint around 7:30 p.m. at Nisqually John Landing on Wawawai Road, according to a press release from the Whitman County She...

Idaho earthquake sends shockwaves as far as Pullman, Albion

Challis, Idaho is about 209 miles from Pullman.

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

March 31, 2020

A series of earthquakes shook the Challis National Forest and surrounding areas of Idaho about 78 miles northeast of Boise on Tuesday evening.  The largest of them, which was 6.5 on the Richter scale, was the strongest quake Idaho had seen since 1983, according to the U.S. Geological Survey webs...

Winter weather may affect Friday driving conditions

Winter weather may affect Friday driving conditions

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

March 12, 2020

A late winter storm may impact driving conditions from 11 p.m. Friday to 11 a.m. Saturday, says a weather advisory issued by the U.S. National Weather Service. Snow expected to reach up to two inches with winds as high as 35 miles per hour.  According to the advisory, affected areas include Moscow,...

Airport sees fewer canceled flights

Airport sees fewer canceled flights

KHADIJAH BUTLER, Evergreen reporter

February 20, 2020

The amount of flights cancelled due to low visibility has decreased for the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport. Around 18 percent of winter flights were canceled over the past four years, but that rate will soon drop down to two percent.  Tony Bean, PMRA executive director, said more flights can land des...

Airport receives grant

Tony Bean, Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport executive director, says travelers who will be parking at in the lots should arrive at the airport an hour and a half before their flight takes off.

BREANNA RONEY, Evergreen reporter

February 20, 2020

The Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport received a $6 million grant on Feb. 14 to fund the reconstruction of the new taxiway. The new taxiway is part of the runway realignment project which began in May 2017, according to the Mead and Hunt website. This is the last part of the project. The new taxiwa...

Author to discuss conformity, bullying

Author to discuss conformity, bullying

KHADIJAH BUTLER, Evergreen reporter

February 18, 2020

Dawn Shaw, author and public speaker, is hosting a presentation and signing for her book “Facial Shift: Adjusting to an Altered Appearance.”  Her presentation will touch on topics such as the societal pressure to conform to societal standards and how to combat bullying.  The pre...

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