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Lack of resources prompted research of WSU buildings

Lack of resources prompted research of WSU buildings

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019

Students at WSU researched the architectural history of the university to compose an informational booklet that will help guide future builders to be consistent with the campus’s design standards. Phil Gruen, WSU associate professor of architecture, said the idea for this project came from the lack...

Pullman will declutter at annual event

Pullman will declutter at annual event

NEPHTALI CALLES, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019

The City of Pullman and Pullman Disposal Service have partnered to host the annual Pullman Spring Clean Up from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Pullman Disposal Service. “Depending on the size of their vehicle, people can pay to get in and dump off the junk that’s accumulated around their house,...

Research works to keep dairy farm workers safe

Research works to keep dairy farm workers safe

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019

Research at WSU will help create a safety training network to reduce injury risk among dairy farm workers and animals. Dairy Management Specialist Amber Adams-Progar said the network started after researchers looked at labor and industry data related to worker’s compensation claims among dairy workers....

Second provost candidate shares goals for WSU

Second provost candidate shares goals for WSU

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019

As attendees filled the room, W. Andrew Marcus, a professor in the University of Oregon (UO) Department of Geography, shook hands with and talked to those who came to watch the provost finalist session Thursday morning. Marcus emphasized the importance of his moral compass, which includes three facets:...

City officials discuss flood aftermath, ways to prepare for future incidents

City officials discuss flood aftermath, ways to prepare for future incidents

GEORGE ERALIL, Evergreen reporter

April 25, 2019

City officials reported on the flood that occurred earlier this month and discussed ways to prepare for similar incidents in the future at the City Council meeting Tuesday. Clayton Forsmann, Pullman’s deputy public works director, categorized the incident as a prime example of a flash flood. The S...

PRH bond falls short of voter count to pass

PRH bond falls short of voter count to pass

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

April 25, 2019

Ballots for the Whitman County special election are no longer being accepted as of Tuesday. As of about 4 p.m. yesterday, 3,064 ballots were cast for the Pullman Regional Hospital’s (PRH) bond request to fund new facilities and equipment purchases, according to the Whitman County Auditor websit...

Polls close for Pullman special election today

Polls close for Pullman special election today

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 23, 2019

Tuesday is the last day Pullman residents can vote on a special election ballot, which will decide on a $29.1 million bond for a project at Pullman Regional Hospital. Megan Guido, PRH director of marketing, said the project will cost about $40 million, and will be partially funded by the $29.1 mill...

Kamiak Elementary holds family night

Kamiak Elementary holds family night

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

April 22, 2019

To welcome incoming students, four local elementary schools will be hosting Family Welcome Nights this week. Several students from kindergarten to fifth grade will be zoning into different schools due to the completed construction of Kamiak Elementary. Shannon Focht, Pullman School District communications...

Pullman man faces four felony charges

Pullman man faces four felony charges

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

April 20, 2019

A 23-year-old Pullman resident was arrested Thursday after detectives from the Quad Cities Drug Task Force found cocaine and other drug paraphernalia in his house, according to a press release from the task force. Francisco J. Torres Jr. is facing three felony counts of delivery of a controlled s...

Annual Plant Science Day to have hands-on experiments

Annual Plant Science Day to have hands-on experiments

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2019

WSU’s Molecular Plant Sciences Graduate Student Organization is hosting the fifth annual Plant Science Day on Saturday. John Hadish, the organization’s vice president, said the free event will be from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Vogel Plant Biosciences Building concourse. There will be signs...

Pullman plans to make some parks more accessible

Pullman plans to make some parks more accessible

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2019

The city is looking into the construction of a more accessible playground to improve paths and recreation components at Mary’s Park and Sunnyside Park throughout the year. Pullman Parks Superintendent Alan Davis said Mary’s Park at Johnson Road will be an inclusive playground with a soft-surface...

Cleaning up local streams for Earth Day

Cleaning up local streams for Earth Day

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2019

Residents in Pullman can walk along streams and clear litter from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Jodi Prout, education and outreach coordinator for the Palouse Conservation District, said the 15th Annual Pullman Stream Clean-Up helps people become more environmentally conscious by recognizing changes th...

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