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Police will be stricter on cleanup starting mid-September

Police will be stricter on cleanup starting mid-September

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen reporter

August 25, 2017


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

Some College Hill residents will have to be more diligent about cleaning up after themselves, if they want to avoid fines. On Sept. 11, the Pullman Police Department will begin handing out tickets ranging from $100 to $500 for residents taking part in “nuisance violations” in the part of town...

Some Greek houses cancel social events

REBECCA WHITE, Evergreen news editor

August 24, 2017


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

The IFC called a special meeting Thursday night to discuss the events leading up to a fraternity member falling from a window in a residence hall earlier this week. President of the Interfraternity Council Dakota Renz said some Greek chapters chose to voluntarily cancel social functions in response...

Fighter jet flies over Pullman at low altitude

IAN SMAY and JESSICA ZHOU

August 24, 2017


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

An F-18 Hornet flew over Pullman at a low altitude at approximately 5 p.m. The pilot requested permission and was cleared for the low-altitude flyby with Doug Gadwa, CEO of Inter-State Aviation, a fixed base operator in Pullman-Moscow regional airport. The pilot identified himself as a WSU ROTC graduate...

Parts of campus evacuated amid second bomb threat

Parts of campus evacuated amid second bomb threat

REBECCA WHITE and JESSICA ZHOU

August 24, 2017


Filed under Crime, Local, News, WSU Pullman campus

A bomb threat to Stimson Hall forced the evacuation of buildings on the south side of campus for the second time this week. Police found the bomb threat to be unsubstantiated, and WSU officials will continue to investigate, according to a WSU alert. Officials asked students to avoid the areas surrounding...

Grand Avenue to partially re-open next week

REBECCA WHITE, Evergreen reporter

August 24, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

A city of Pullman engineer predicted that part of the roadwork on Grand Avenue will be completed by early next week. Cara Haley, a civil engineer for the Pullman Public Works Department, said the road way would be completed early in the week. She said the remaining work, sidewalks and landscaping,...

String of vehicle prowls reported on Tuesday

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

August 24, 2017


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

Multiple areas of Pullman were victim to a string of vehicle prowls Tuesday, according to Pullman Police reports. The first incident was reported around 7 a.m. Tuesday morning on Crestview Street. This was the first in a string of six reported prowls in two hours, although they were spread out. Penni...

Rape Reported at Providence Court

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

August 24, 2017


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

A rape allegedly occurred at the Emerald Downs portion of the Providence Court apartment complex on Brandi Way last weekend. The female victim, an 18-year-old, reported the rape around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday night at Pullman Regional Hospital. Pullman Police then responded to the report to run a rape kit....

Pullman Police install tamper-proof drug drop box

JENNIFER FORSMANN, Evergreen reporter

August 24, 2017


Filed under Local, News, WSU Pullman campus

The Pullman Police Department received a $500 donation in the form of a prescription drug drop box from the Pullman Lion’s Club. The new drop box, located in the lobby of the Pullman Police Department, is a hassle-free and private way to dispose of old and unused prescription drugs. It is accessible...

Dumpster burns at Campus Commons apartments

Dumpster burns at Campus Commons apartments

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

August 23, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

A dumpster fire broke out at roughly 7 p.m. Wednesday night at the Campus Commons South apartments. WSU student Ali Aonasar was helping his friend, Jacob Alkhatin move out when he saw the fire. “I just came maybe half an hour ago and saw a little fire,” Aonasar said. “Then later we came...

Police say street sign thefts increase as students return

Police say street sign thefts increase as students return

IAN SMAY, Evergreen crime reporter

August 22, 2017


Filed under Crime, Local, News

As students return to Pullman for fall and spring semesters, Pullman Police and city departments have had to deal with a strange crime – street sign theft. Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said officers responded to a report of a stop sign being ripped out of the ground at the corner of Northeast...

Man dies falling from vehicle in Whitman County

IAN SMAY, Evergreen crime reporter

August 22, 2017


Filed under Crime, Local, News

A Lewiston man died after falling from a moving vehicle on Wawawai Road outside of Colton Sunday morning. According to a Whitman County Sheriff’s Office news release, emergency services responded to a report of an injured man who had fallen out of a sedan at 12:30 a.m. near Blyton Point, about 5...

WSU President responds to criticism from students

WSU President responds to criticism from students

JESSICA ZHOU and REBECCA WHITE

August 22, 2017


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

WSU President Kirk Schulz held a press conference Monday, in which he addressed questions about free speech, racism, the student conduct board and criticism of himself on campus. Over the weekend, WSU students and community members held a march against white supremacy and personally called on Schulz...

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