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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...

Air force cadets dedicate bench to deceased officer and father

DAN DOUCET, Evergreen assistant news editor

April 9, 2017


Filed under Local, News, WSU Pullman campus

In the rain along the Latah County Trail on Saturday, WSU and UI Air Force ROTC cadets, along with family and friends, dedicated a recently built bench in honor of a deceased Air Force officer and former WSU professor. Former Moscow Mayor Nancy Chaney spoke about Lt. Col. Bret Hyde’s career as a 1981 Air Forc...

Air Force Lt. Col. to be honored with memorial, 16 years after his death

From staff reports

April 7, 2017


Filed under Local, News, WSU Pullman campus

A memorial for a local air force lieutenant colonel will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday outside of Moscow, 16 years after his passing.In 2001, Bret Hyde passed away at the age of 42, due to ALS, which stands for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and is often called Lou Gherig’s disease. He was buried in h...

Five places around town to get tipsy with mom

Five places around town to get tipsy with mom

DENNIS FARRELL | Evergreen reporter

April 7, 2017


Filed under Local, Moms Weekend 2017, News, Previews, WSU Pullman campus

For mothers and students with a craving for the fermented juice of vitis vinifera, there will be five wine-tasting events going on during Mom’s Weekend.WinefestThe first event, Winefest, is organized and put on by the Sigma Iota School of Hospitality Business Management Organization.Sigma Iota Presiden...

Pullman City Council member announces re-election campaign

From staff reports

April 6, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Politics

Two-term Pullman City Councilman Al Sorensen announced his bid for re-election this week. He currently presides over the 1st Ward of the city.After four years serving on the council, Sorenson said it was an easy decision to run again because his top priority is to continue efforts to revitalize down...

Local, global community advocates for science

From staff reports

April 5, 2017


Filed under Local, News

The first presidential budget proposal is a manifestation of some of the March for Science organizers’ and supporters’ greatest fears.President Donald Trump’s “America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again,” released March 16 on the White House website, cut the Environmental...

Four mumps cases reported in Whitman County, awaiting confirmation results

From staff reports

April 4, 2017


Filed under Local, News

Four cases of the mumps have recently been reported in Whitman County, though the suspected cases are awaiting lab results for confirmation.Washington residents reported 694 confirmed and probable cases of the mumps statewide as of March 29, according to the Washington State Department of Health. An o...

This year’s snow mold damage surprises expert

This year’s snow mold damage surprises expert

JESSICA ZHOU, Evergreen reporter

March 29, 2017


Filed under Local, News, WSU Pullman campus

The recent winter has yielded two anomalies for Washington State’s wheat growers: the occurrence of snow mold in lower elevation areas and a new strain of pink snow mold. Tim Murray, a WSU plant pathologist who has studied snow mold for nearly 40 years, was surprised by the extent of the mold...

Experts debate dam removal

Experts debate dam removal

JESSICA ZHOU, Evergreen reporter

March 29, 2017


Filed under Local, News, WSU Pullman campus

A panel of experts on both sides of the issue argued Tuesday over whether to get rid of the dams located on the Snake River, a long-standing and controversial argument that turns primarily on the dams’ harm to salmon populations and importance to the regional economy. Sophia Steele, president...

Regents to review historic land sale

Regents to review historic land sale

KAIA JOHNSON | Evergreen reporter

March 22, 2017


Filed under Local, News, WSU Pullman campus

{{tncms-asset app="editorial" id="33c2762a-0ec7-11e7-a7f9-632ebcfc95c9"}}The WSU Board of Regents will review a contract negotiation update regarding the possible development of 20 acres of WSU-owned land, a potential first in institutional history, at its meeting on Thursday.The regents will revisit ...

Mayor to speak to students about local offices today

From staff reports

March 22, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Politics, WSU Pullman campus

Pullman Mayor Glenn Johnson will speak alongside other local leaders about the importance of student voices in local politics from 4 to 5:30 p.m. today in the CUB, room 310.During the event, “Young Americans for Public Office,” Johnson and other local leaders, including city councilor Nathan Weller, w...

Uber concerns taxi services

HALEY DONWERTH | Evergreen reporter

March 20, 2017


Filed under Local, News

Some local taxi owners and drivers voiced concerns at a public forum last week about a proposed change to the background-check process for taxicab licensing, saying it could lead to potential safety issues.The Pullman Police Advisory Committee, in association with the League of Women Voters, held the foru...

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