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WSU providing organic compost for local farmers

WSU providing organic compost for local farmers

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community

An addition to WSU’s compost facility nearly two years in the making means the university will now offer a certified organic mix for local farmers and garden enthusiasts to nurture their crops. All compost is organic in the sense that it is composed of carbon and hydrogen bonds from animal and vegetable...

Disability Action Center Northwest hosts career day

Disability Action Center Northwest hosts career day

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community

The Disability Action Center (DAC) Northwest in Moscow is offering high school and college students with disabilities in the Moscow and Pullman area the chance to explore career opportunities and potentially get a job with local businesses Thursday. Aerius Franklin, an independent living advocate...

Parking restrictions enforced over Thanksgiving break

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Parking, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Pullman Police Department will cite and possibly tow vehicles parked overnight in parts of College Hill during WSU holiday breaks in an attempt to improve snow and leaf removal services. The College Hill core area includes parts of the hill south of Stadium Way, west of WSU campus, north of Maiden...

City Council discusses parking shortages

City Council discusses parking shortages

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Pullman City Council addressed potential parking shortages during graduation and parents' weekends due to a zoning change at a meeting Tuesday night. Councilmembers approved the changes to a 3.6-acre residential area for visiting alumni located on the east side of NE North Fairway Road. Planning...

Acreage for annexation modified, not yet approved

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

A proposal to annex 224 acres of land just outside of Pullman city limits was withdrawn and rewritten to reduce the number to 160 acres. In early November, a proposal was approved by Pullman City Council that would annex a sizeable portion of land south of town and affect Whitman County residents. However,...

Pullman to get new businesses including Starbucks, hotel

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

Corporate Pointe Developers facilitated the beginnings of a project located across the parking lot from Safeway in Pullman that will include a full-service Starbucks, a tunnel car wash and a hotel. “[We have] four parcels of land that we are short-platting — that is when you divide lots up,”...

Former WSU employee sues over termination

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Administration, Local, News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

A lawsuit filed by former WSU employee Tony Rogers alleges discrimination and an unfair investigation carried out by university officials and the school’s Office for Equal Opportunity that led to his firing. Rogers, who stated in court documents that he was an employee with the university for 27...

County judge grants hold on Cosmic Crisp records

County judge grants hold on Cosmic Crisp records

ANGELICA RELENTE and MADYSEN MCLAIN

November 13, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

A Whitman County judge issued an injunction temporarily blocking the release of documents relating to WSU’s Cosmic Crisp apple during a hearing in Whitman County Superior Court on Friday. Sharon Baker, a freelance journalist, said she made a public records request on Oct. 3 regarding documents and...

‘Every day right now is painful’

‘Every day right now is painful’

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2018


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

Family, friends, coaches, community members and strangers sang “This Little Light of Mine” in harmony at a celebration of life for Lauren McCluskey on Sunday. University of Utah President Ruth Watkins and Kyle Kepler, Utah track and field/cross country head coach, were among the hundreds of mourners...

Research links cannabis, learning problems

Research links cannabis, learning problems

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Research, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

A recent WSU study found the offspring of pregnant rats exposed to cannabis vapor experienced negative cognitive effects. Assistant Professor Ryan McLaughlin started to examine the effects of marijuana on the brain and behavior of rats whose mothers were exposed to cannabis at WSU a little over a...

Groups honor Native American Heritage

Groups honor Native American Heritage

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Several Native American student groups and the WSU Native American Student Center are planning to host events in celebration of Native American Heritage Month and Native American Heritage Day on Nov. 23. Celebration for the national heritage month made its way to Pullman in large part thanks to several...

State Route 26 detour extended

State Route 26 detour extended

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Safety, Showcase, wsu

The Washington State Department of Transportation announced the 32-mile detour on State Route 26, created due to bridge repairs, will go longer than scheduled. Contractors hoped to finish the project near Othello, which costs $1.2 million, by Nov. 21, according to a WSDOT news release. The work may...

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