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WSDOT holds open house for resurfacing project

From staff reports

April 20, 2017


Filed under Local, News

Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) staff will provide information on the state Route 270 resurfacing job and its impact on downtown Pullman at an open house in Sunnyside Elementary School’s cafeteria from 6 - 8 p.m. today.There will be no formal presentation, but those intereste...

IFC reinstates fraternities years later

IFC reinstates fraternities years later

JESSICA ZHOU, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2017


Filed under Local, News, WSU Pullman campus

The Interfraternity Council (IFC) Senate unanimously voted to reinstate the WSU chapters of Phi Kappa Tau, after three years of unrecognition by the university, and Pi Kappa Alpha, after five years. The council voted to reinstate Pi Kappa Alpha on Monday evening and Phi Kappa Tau two weeks ago du...

Rancho Viejo fire ruled an accident

From staff reports

April 17, 2017


Filed under Crime, Local, News

The Pullman Fire marshal concluded Friday morning’s fire at Rancho Viejo was caused by an electrical accident.Fire Marshal Chris Wehrung determined the fire originated from a pinched electrical cord connected to a receipt printer, according to the Pullman Fire news release.Though Wehrung said there was l...

Fire at Rancho Viejo causes ‘significant’ damage to kitchen

From staff reports

April 14, 2017


Filed under Crime, Local, News

Emergency responders treated one person for smoke inhalation following a fire at approximately 8:40 a.m. today in the upstairs kitchen at Rancho Viejo in downtown Pullman.Pullman Fire Capt. James Turpin said no other injuries were reported and firefighters contained the fire to the kitchen. The cause of...

Students injured by rocket explosion are in recovery

ROSEMARIE BLUME and SARAH OLSEN | Evergreen reporter and news editor

April 14, 2017


Filed under Crime, Local, News

All four students injured in a rocket explosion Thursday night at the University of Idaho are out of surgery and recovering.Dan Ewart, University of Idaho vice president of infrastructure, would not confirm the identities of these students, but said during a press conference Friday morning that three o...

Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport starts construction

From staff reports

April 14, 2017


Filed under Local, News

This summer, the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport (PMRA) will realign its runway and increase the parking lot’s size to meet higher demand for increased traffic.The total construction cost at the airport is projected to be $119 million, with $300,000 to $400,000 going toward projects to expand the p...

Private developers move forward with next presentation

Private developers move forward with next presentation

From staff reports

April 14, 2017


Filed under Local, News, WSU Pullman campus

Negotiations regarding the possible development of 20 acres of WSU land have moved forward, and Corporate Pointe Developers have their next presentation to the Board of Regents later this season.Corporate Pointe Developers President Duane Brelsford said the parties are currently negotiating the terms...

University of Idaho explosion sends four to hospital

University of Idaho explosion sends four to hospital

From staff reports

April 14, 2017


Filed under Crime, Local, News

{{tncms-asset app="editorial" id="03ff92c0-20e1-11e7-aad0-e7e3ad543fb8"}}An incident involving rocket fuel resulted in an explosion, sending four individuals to the hospital.Dan Ewart, University of Idaho vice president of infrastructure, said an incident in the parking lot of the University of Idaho ...

City Council considers problems with parking, traffic

City Council considers problems with parking, traffic

From staff reports

April 12, 2017


Filed under Local, News

The Pullman City Council laid out its new goals for the year, mostly related to issues with parking and traffic, at its meeting Tuesday night.The council addressed confusion among community members about where they can and cannot park, particularly regarding parking in front of yellow-painted curbs....

Pullman mayor to give State of the City address

Pullman mayor to give State of the City address

From staff reports

April 11, 2017


Filed under Local, News

Pullman Mayor Glenn Johnson will give his annual State of the City address at noon today.Johnson said the event will be held at the Gladish Community Center and will last about 30 minutes.{{tncms-asset app="editorial" id="437cf2c2-1e7e-11e7-a417-93261a86e603"}}“We will be discussing Pullman’s accompl...

Pullman mayor addresses state of the city

Pullman mayor addresses state of the city

SARAH OLSEN | Evergreen news editor

April 11, 2017


Filed under Local, News

During the annual State of the City address on Tuesday, Pullman Mayor Glenn Johnson addressed the city’s snow budget, which more than doubled from last year with this winter’s heavy snowfall, and the proposed mixed-use development downtown.Pullman spent just over $40,000 on the snow budget last ye...

WSU employee running for City Council position

From staff reports

April 11, 2017


Filed under Local, News

A WSU employee and former student announced his bid for 3rd Ward city councilor, a position Jeff Hawbaker has held for the past two terms and is running for again.Brandon Chapman, director of marketing and communication for WSU’s College of Education, double-majored in broadcast journalism and Spani...

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