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Proposal submitted for new student apartment complex

Proposal submitted for new student apartment complex

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

November 12, 2019

A land development firm submitted a proposal to build a student housing complex in apartment land. Whipple Consulting Engineers submitted the environmental checklist application on Sept. 30 on behalf of Annex of Pullman LLC. Kevin Gardes, Pullman public works director, said Spring of 2020 is when...

Rock quarry proposal withdrawn after safety concerns are raised

Rock quarry proposal withdrawn  after safety concerns are raised

BENJAMIN WHITE, Evergreen reporter

November 7, 2019

In late October, an environmental checklist application for a rock quarry near Kamiak Elementary School was withdrawn. Kevin Gardes, Pullman public works director, said the city has received letters from community members such as neighbors and parents who were concerned about truck traffic on Terre...

Nonprofit helps children with disabilities

Nonprofit helps children with disabilities

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2019

Staff at Families Together, a local nonprofit, work to help people with disabilities through programming that involves the whole family. Karen Nelson, Families Together executive director, said the organization was created more than 30 years ago to provide support for parents who have children with...

Newly-built school adopts tutoring program

Newly-built school adopts tutoring program

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2019

Kamiak Elementary School now offers the same tutoring program three other local elementary schools already adopted about four years ago. The Pullman School District K-5 Morning Tutoring Program at the newly-built elementary school operates the same way compared to the other schools, said Anthony Eddy,...

Police make arrest, issue warnings on Halloween

Police make arrest, issue warnings on Halloween

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

November 3, 2019

During a police ride along on Halloween night, officers deescalated an incident in front of a fraternity, a WSU student was arrested for being a minor intoxicated in public and two students were asked to empty out their open alcoholic beverages. The ride-along was led by two officers from the Pullman...

City councilmembers hold town hall

City councilmembers hold town hall

BENJAMIN WHITE, Evergreen reporter

November 3, 2019

Pullman city councilmembers Brandon Chapman, Eileen Macoll and Pat Wright hosted a Town Hall meeting at 7 p.m. on Friday night to discuss the community projects the city has been working on recently. Councilmembers discussed how the city plans to improve the downtown area. Pullman resident A.G....

Two veterinarians start mobile clinic

Two veterinarians start mobile clinic

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

October 30, 2019

Two veterinarians who grew up out-of-state fell in love with the local community and started a business that provides on the road services 24/7 for both large and small animals. Red Barn Mobile Veterinary Services was launched in August by co-owners Dr. Kathryn Kammerer and Dr. Tasha Bradley. The...

Library offers coding classes for young girls interested in STEM

Library offers coding classes for young girls interested in STEM

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

October 30, 2019

A six-week course in the Neill Public Library Edith G. Hecht Meeting Room will teach the basics of coding to girls in third through fifth grade. The course will be taught using a curriculum from Girls Who Code, a national organization that works to teach girls computing skills, said Rachael Ritter,...

Speaker talks assault prevention

Speaker talks assault prevention

BENJAMIN WHITE, Evergreen reporter

October 29, 2019

The Pullman City Council heard presentations regarding Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the upcoming Pullman Regional Hospital bond at the city council meeting Tuesday. “We see that violence prevention is absolutely the way forward to provide for healthy communities and safe communities for...

Local optometrist looks to provide reasonable services

Local optometrist looks to provide reasonable services

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

October 29, 2019

A Pullman resident and optometrist opened an eye care clinic in Moscow in an effort to provide equal service opportunities and offer reasonable services to new and returning patients. Optometrist Dr. Enjoli Cooke said she invested in a new eye care business called Inland Eye Care. The eye care clinic...

WSU’s Cosmic Crisp apple to hit market Dec. 1

WSU’s Cosmic Crisp apple to hit market Dec. 1

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

October 27, 2019

Apple enthusiasts will soon be able to buy the anticipated Cosmic Crisp apple when the WSU-developed apple variety hits stores Dec. 1. It is a project over 20 years in the making. WSU professor Bruce Barritt started research on the Cosmic Crisp in the late 90s. Kate Evans, WSU professor and horticulturist,...

Pullman, Moscow meet goals of limiting water usage

Pullman, Moscow meet goals of limiting water usage

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

October 24, 2019

The Palouse Basin Aquifer Committee (PBAC) is focusing on finding water-conserving alternatives to further manage water usage in the eastern region of Washington due to the low levels of groundwater in the Grande Ronde aquifer. Korey Woodley, executive manager for PBAC, said Moscow, Pullman and Colfax...

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