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Beasley gets crafty

BY MATTHEW BRUNSTETTER | Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2014

Students and their mothers will get a chance to shell out the Monet to a wide array of regional vendors at the Moms’ Spring Arts and Crafts Fair.The fair will take place today and tomorrow at Beasley Coliseum and will be open to the public.“I can’t tell you how much it means to me when people say how they like what they got from me,” said Liz Wilhite, owner of Willendorf Soapworks and former WSU chemistry professor.Wilhite specializes in soaps, scents, and overall “turning your bathroom into an oasis” products that are made from North American ingredients.Wilhite said that after she left teaching, she wanted to mix chemistry into a more youthful art form.Ginger Gallagher of DLG Enterprises, the craft fair promotion company, said there will be more than 100 vendors at the fair over the next two days.A lot of vendors see events such as this as a great opportunity to get their names out and possibly expand their business with collectors.“It’s a great income stream for me,” said Cori Dantini, an illustrator who will be vending this weekend. “It’s just really fun to see my people, there’s a lot of locals that come out.”Karen Rohn, a photographer from western Washington, said this sort of event serves as a powerful opportunity for her to reach a whole new crowd. She said she leaves Mom’s Weekend with at least one collector.Fairs as massive as the one put on for Mom’s Weekend usually take a great deal of preparation.Wilhite said she started preparing for Mom’s Weekend as soon as she was finished with the autumn arts and crafts fairs.“It’s a lot of hard work doing craft shows. You’re never really sure if you are fully prepared,” Dantini said. “It’s a super intense way to earn a living.”

Downtown accident leaves five cars towed

Tow truck drivers work to remove two cars involved in an accident on Kamiaken Street, Thursday, April 10.


April 11, 2014

A five-car accident occurred on Southeast Kamiaken Street outside Paradise Creek Brewery Thursday.The driver hit three parked cars. One of those cars then slid into another car, resulting in a four-car pileup.There were no serious injuries reported, but the unidentified male driver was sent to the hosp...

Local businesses pick up when moms visit

From staff reports

April 11, 2014

Pullman businesses look to events like Mom's Weekend to boost their revenue every year.“It increases our overall sales traffic significantly,” said Chris Nash, the general manager of Zeppoz, a bowling alley and casino on Bishop Boulevard. “It also increases foot traffic through the door quite a ...

Side-swiping drunk driver held on $100,000 bail

From staff reports

April 9, 2014

The woman responsible for the rollover accident that occurred Monday on Grand Avenue awaits her prosecution after an arraignment that was held yesterday in Whitman County Superior Court.Cheryl A. Bynum, 53, of Clarkston, faces counts of felony hit-and-run, DUI, reckless driving and driving with a ...

Hundreds gather to clean Pullman creeks

CHAD SOKOL | Evergreen reporter

April 7, 2014

For the 10th consecutive year, members of the Pullman-Moscow community banded together Saturday morning to keep Palouse trash out of the Pacific Ocean.About 250 volunteers gathered in Spring Street Park for the Annual Pullman Stream Clean-Up, an event coordinated by the Palouse-Clearwater Environmental...

Funding research at St. Jude

BY MICHELLE FREDRICKSON | Evergreen news editor

April 7, 2014

Nothing attracts a crowd of 800 people like nighttime pancakes.Beginning at 9 p.m. Saturday and lasting until 1 the next morning, the Delta Delta Delta sorority hosted its annual Tri Hop philanthropy to raise money for St. Jude Hospital. After an entrance fee, participants braved the rain and dished up a...

Fire on Sunnyside Hill nearly reaches two homes

From staff reports

April 2, 2014

A fire destroyed a two-car garage early this morning on Sunnyside Hill, nearly spreading to two wood frame houses on either side of it, according to a press release by the Pullman Fire Department.Firefighters were dispatched around 12:30 a.m. to the fire on the 100 block of Lancer Lane, where the re...

Kitchens on the Hill

Terry Glessner, head chef for Delta Gamma, prepares a pan of rolls in the Delta Gamma kitchen, Thursday, March 27.

BY MICHELLE FREDRICKSON | Evergreen news editor

March 28, 2014

The longest-running member of the Delta Gamma family isn’t a sorority girl.He’s a bearded man with tattoos and a motorcycle, and he has cooked gourmet food for the girls of Delta Gamma for every day of the last 14 years. Terry Glessner sees his job as the Delta Gamma chef like having a house full of...

Parkinson’s treatment comes to town

BY MAIA GABRIEL | Evergreen reporter

March 26, 2014

A new therapy for Parkinson's disease patients improves their mobility and speech.Physical and speech therapists at Summit Therapy & Health Services implemented the Lee Silverman Voice Therapy (LSVT) BIG and LOUD treatment for patients, respectively, in March, said Alison Weigley, the community rela...

City Council sets goals to enhance the future

BY ZACK BRIGGS | Evergreen reporter

March 26, 2014

Themes of safety resonated during Tuesday’s City Council meeting as the council discussed enhancing the image of Pullman for the future.Council members and various city department heads reviewed a list of goals, highlighting suggestions compiled by the community aimed toward improving the quality of ...

Hatchery trout stand lesser chance of survival than wild counterparts

MAIA GABRIEL | Evergreen reporter

March 25, 2014

Fish bred in highly domesticated hatcheries face a slimmer chance of survival than those grown in their natural environments, according to research by the WSU School of Biological Sciences.“This has been a big deal for 20 years. This is nothing new,” said Kristy Bellinger, a zoology doctorate stud...

Climbing for Sam

Pullman Fire Department personnel pose for a photo during the 23rd Annual Scott Firefighters Stairclimb in the Columbia Center Building, Seattle, March 9.

BY ZACK BRIGGS | Evergreen reporter

March 24, 2014

He’s a WSU student who fights fires. Now he’s fighting cancer.An annual fight against blood cancer became a fight to help Pullman Fire Department’s 21-year-old Sam Logar, who is battling Hodgkin lymphoma.On March 9, five Pullman firefighters ornamented in full protective gear draped with anchor-like o...

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