The Daily Evergreen

Deputies make multiple drug warrant arrests over weekend

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 11, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community

Whitman County Sheriff’s deputies arrested four people over the weekend after serving two narcotics-related search warrants. Deputies received a tip claiming the driver of a vehicle was in possession of methamphetamine on Webb Street. The vehicle was then stopped around 9:30 p.m. Saturday, leading...

Jefferson Elementary principal candidates connect with community

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

June 9, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

Jefferson Elementary School held a forum Friday to introduce four candidates who are running for the principal position. Craig Nelson, the school’s principal for the past 15 years, will be taking a position as a principal in Puyallup. The candidates to replace Nelson are Jim Bruce, Debbie Crabtree,...

Lightning hits tree during game

Lightning hits tree during game

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 6, 2018


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

Lightning struck a tree bordering a softball field in use at the City Playfield during a thunderstorm Sunday. A softball game was taking place when the lightning strike ripped bark off the tree, sending players into a frenzy, WSU graduate student Jordan Vossen said. “After [the strike] everyone ...

Airport construction $20M over projections

Airport construction $20M over projections

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 6, 2018


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

Construction projects aimed at runway realignment at the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport will go about $22 million over their original projections. Due to higher-than-estimated costs in areas such as land acquisition and drainage among others, the project which is 70 percent completed will finish much...

Pullman PD receives drone certification

Pullman PD receives drone certification

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 6, 2018


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

The Federal Aviation Administration issued the Pullman Police Department a Certificate of Authorization for drones. The certification, which carries the full name of “Public Agency small Unmanned Aircraft System Certificate of Authorization,” allows the department to license their officers inst...

One dead in plane crash near Snake River

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 6, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Safety

A 64-year-old man died in a plane crash on the Snake River near Lower Granite Dam Wednesday morning. A dam employee told Whitman County Sheriff’s deputies he had discovered wreckage of a small aircraft crash during his morning commute at about 7:30 a.m., according to a press release from Whitman...

Allsup certified for position in Whitman County Republican Party

Allsup certified for position in Whitman County Republican Party

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 5, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community

Former WSU College Republicans President James Allsup was certified as a Precinct Committee Officer on Saturday by the Whitman County Auditor’s Office. The position usually entails passing out campaign materials, supporting candidates and sometimes voting on party leadership depending on the district....

City reduces street vehicle storage limit

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 1, 2018


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

The Pullman City Council reduced the number of days residents can store a vehicle on the street from seven days down to four at a meeting Tuesday. Anyone found in violation of the code will receive a fine of $25 and impoundment if the infraction occurs before July 1, while the fine increases to $45...

McMorris Rodgers discusses immigration, other issues in tense town hall

McMorris Rodgers discusses immigration, other issues in tense town hall

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 31, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community, Showcase

Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-WA, held an at times tense town hall at the Pioneer Center in Pullman on Thursday. Rodgers, who serves as the U.S. representative for Washington’s fifth district, faces opposition from Democrat Lisa Brown for the seat Rodgers has held since winning the district in 2004...

City Council votes to raise parking fines

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 30, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Politics, Pullman Community

The Pullman City Council approved multiple agenda items dealing with issues ranging from parking fines to the addition of new Pullman Police Department officers at a regular meeting Tuesday night. The council decided to approve a raise in parking fines in the city, City of Pullman Ward 3 Councilmember...

Club creates track for youth to stay safe

Club creates track for youth to stay safe

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

May 30, 2018


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

For years, Scott McBeath has been running an eight-week-long summer bike camp through Pullman Parks & Recreation. But lately, he’s been spending his Wednesday evenings at his new club for children; the Three Forks Bike Club. The club is free, doesn’t require membership and children can come...

City looks to start ‘Parks and Paths’ projects

City looks to start ‘Parks and Paths’ projects

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 30, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

The City of Pullman will begin working on projects funded by Proposition No. 2, also known as the ‘Parks and Paths’ bond, later this year. The bond provides $2.4 million for improvements to various areas around the city, ranging from Americans with Disabilities Act requirements to new pathways. City...

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