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Students build chest cavity, arm simulator

Students build chest cavity, arm simulator

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

February 11, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Research, Showcase, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Pullman Regional Hospital (PRH) will continue its partnership with WSU’s Mechanical and Materials Engineering program to improve their prototypes of wearable arm and chest simulators. Becky Highfill, PRH Center for Learning and Innovation director, said the simulation labs will use the new equipment....

Commission revamps ArtFest, public art policy

Commission revamps ArtFest, public art policy

SANDY VO, Evergreen reporter

February 11, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

The Pullman Arts Commission revised its public art policies and procedures and discussed Pullman ArtFest, formerly known as ArtWalk. “We’ve been looking at other cities and towns … to freshen our policy up so that it’s new and fits better,” said Jeri Harris, Pullman Arts Commission chai...

Pullman winery inspected

Pullman winery inspected

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

February 8, 2019


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Top-feature

Pullman winery Merry Cellars is under investigation for alleged illegal gambling after a craps table and other gambling instruments were seized Jan. 28 by Washington State Gambling Commission (WSGC) agents. The presence of potential illegal gambling at a Pullman winery was first reported to the WSGC...

Cougar Country Drive-In will not close

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

February 8, 2019


Filed under Local, News

Rhonda Whit, Cougar Country Drive-In owner, confirmed that the restaurant will stay open, despite previous comments made by General Manager Richard Marshall. Whit said she visited the restaurant yesterday to tell workers she was going to work again because she thinks there is a theft problem. She...

WIAA changes could impact Pullman High School

WIAA changes could impact Pullman High School

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

February 7, 2019


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

Pullman High School’s sports league may look different starting in 2020 due to new amendments passed by the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA). On Jan. 28, the WIAA classification committee voted in favor of an amendment to change the classification system for high schools,...

Local co-op hopes to establish by 2020

Local co-op hopes to establish by 2020

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

February 6, 2019


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

The Pullman Good Food Co-op board has started the process of establishing a cooperative in Pullman and they hope to settle by 2020. Co-op board of directors president Destiny Sternod said they sold memberships at the Co-optastic Carnival event in September 2018 and gathered around 60 to 70 owners. Owners of...

Study shows high eastern WA mortality rates

Study shows high eastern WA mortality rates

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Research, Showcase

WSU researchers in the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine have discovered that mortality rates in 10 of the 11 most common causes of death are higher in eastern Washington than western. Residents in eastern Washington were more likely to die from: cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, unintentional...

Franklin Elementary incorporates ‘cozy corners’ to classrooms

Franklin Elementary incorporates ‘cozy corners’ to classrooms

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

February 6, 2019


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

Cozy corners have been implemented into Franklin Elementary classrooms to help students self-regulate their emotions during the school day.  Franklin Elementary Principal Stephanie Bray said cozy corners are quiet areas in classrooms where students may go to decompress and take a breath. The average...

$10.1 million to market Cosmic Crisp Apple

$10.1 million to market Cosmic Crisp Apple

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

February 1, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

The Board of Regents approved a four-year $10.1 million marketing campaign with Proprietary Variety Management (PVM) on Jan. 25 to market the Cosmic Crisp, an apple WSU has been developing for a number of years. WSU does not have all $10.1 million yet. Last year, the university received $4 million in...

Paraeducators receive 15 percent wage increase

Paraeducators receive 15 percent wage increase

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

February 1, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

Pullman School District paraprofessionals are receiving a wage increase of 15 percent with an additional 2 percent added every year until August 2021. Bob Maxwell, Pullman School District superintendent, said paraprofessionals, also known as paraeducators or “paras,” are staff members who provide...

Airport creates final runway design

Airport creates final runway design

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

January 31, 2019


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

The final design process for runway changes at the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport are underway, and airport staff hope improvements will help reduce the number of missed flights due to weather. “We’re going to get the best system we can possibly get here,” said Executive Director Tony Bean...

Pullman hospital holds gala to up services

Pullman hospital holds gala to up services

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

January 31, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

The Pullman Regional Hospital Foundation will host their 13th annual gala Feb. 2. All proceeds raised by the event will be allocated for hospital programs. Rueben Mayes, Pullman Regional Hospital Foundation chief development officer, said the foundation hosts the gala to celebrate its fundraising...

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