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Pullman High School to use concussion detecting sensors

Pullman High School to use concussion detecting sensors

GABRIEL BRAVO, Evergreen reporter

June 13, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety, Top-feature

Pullman’s Community Investment Committee presented a $10,000 grant to Pullman Regional Hospital and Pullman High School to help fund health and safety initiatives Tuesday. This would be part of the Athlete Intelligence Cue Sensor program. The grant will help fund concussion-sensing equipment for...

Starbucks to open in Pullman

Starbucks to open in Pullman

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

June 13, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

A new Starbucks will open in Pullman this August on Brelsford Drive, a street currently under development, across from Safeway. Director of Operations Kerri Staniszewski said the company hopes to have the project done before the beginning of the WSU fall semester. Pullman Planning Director Pete...

Population growth leads to new city plans

Population growth leads to new city plans

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

June 6, 2019


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

The Pullman Planning Department centers their goals for future city development on improving transportation infrastructure and diversifying the economy. The city population grew 2 percent every year since 2000 and is projected to exceed 35,000 people by 2025, according to the 2018 comprehensive plan...

Measles case confirmed in Moscow

Measles case confirmed in Moscow

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

June 5, 2019


Filed under Briefs, Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, Top-feature

Gritman Medical Center in Moscow treated a patient infected with measles Friday May 31, according to a statement on Gritman Medical Center’s website. This is the first confirmed case in Idaho since 2001, according to a press release from Public Health - Idaho North Central District (PH-INCD) sent W...

Ice cream shop to reopen after water damage

Ice cream shop to reopen after water damage

GABRIEL BRAVO, Evergreen reporter

May 31, 2019


Filed under Breaking News, Local, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature

Rollys in Pullman will have its grand re-opening tomorrow after suffering flood damage on April 9. An unexpected amount of rain fall caused the nearby Missouri Flat Creek to flood and engulf Grand Ave. Crystal Gayles, one of the owners of the ice cream parlor, said members of the community helped...

Medicinal cannabis research expected to begin this summer

Medicinal cannabis research expected to begin this summer

GABRIEL BRAVO, Evergreen reporter

May 30, 2019


Filed under Faculty, Local, News, Research, Showcase

WSU and the Puyallup Tribe of Indians have joined efforts to track the effects of medicinal cannabis use with patients. Michael Thompson, communications director for the tribe, said the lack of medicinal cannabis research is one of the driving forces of this new project. This survey would provide...

Community comes together to celebrate Ramadan

Community comes together to celebrate Ramadan

GEORGE ERALIL, Evergreen reporter

May 30, 2019


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

The Pullman Islamic Center welcomed community members for a night of prayer and celebration of Ramadan on Saturday. The center held an open house to give community members an opportunity to learn more about Ramadan fasting and the Islamic community in Pullman. “When you are hungry, you can connect...

You Know Her: Six Pullman women tell their abortion stories

You Know Her: Six Pullman women tell their abortion stories

MAGGIE QUINLAN and RACHEL SUN

May 23, 2019


Filed under Features, Local, News, Politics, Pullman Community, Showcase, Top-feature

Editor’s note: The Daily Evergreen asked sources which identifying details we could publish. As a result, Isa’s last name is not included, and some names have been changed to protect sources’ employment, relationships and safety. An asterisk identifies a source’s name has been changed. Isa, now 19, ...

Pullman Islamic Center will hold open house, dinner

Pullman Islamic Center will hold open house, dinner

GEORGE ERALIL, Evergreen reporter

May 23, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

The Pullman Islamic Center will host an open house and dinner celebration on Saturday to celebrate Ramadan and give community members an opportunity to learn more about Ramadan.  Mohammed Riazul, president of the Pullman Islamic Center, said the spirit of the open house is rooted in sharing the sp...

WSU, UI to host program on pollinators

WSU, UI to host program on pollinators

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

May 3, 2019


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community, Research

The entomology departments of WSU and University of Idaho will team up together to host a family-friendly workshop about pollinators on the Palouse. The workshop will take place 2-4 p.m. Saturday at the Palouse-Clearwater Environmental Institute in Moscow. Jessica Fung, graduate student at the...

Cougs Feeding Cougs short funding

Cougs Feeding Cougs short funding

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

May 3, 2019


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

Cougs Feeding Cougs is a program designed to help fight food insecurity at WSU. Craig Howard, director of information systems and the CougarCard Center, said food insecurity is when people do not know where their next meal is going to come from. “We know there is demand going unmet, and where...

New law will require sexual assault kits to be tested faster

New law will require sexual assault kits to be tested faster

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

May 3, 2019


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety

Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law a Washington House Bill aimed to eliminate the backlog of sexual assault kits in the state. Tina Orwall, Washington state representative from the 33rd legislative district, said she began eliminating the backlog in 2014. “I had been touring evidence rooms, and...

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