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Former WSU student guilty of rape in the second degree

Former WSU student guilty of rape in the second degree

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

April 1, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

A Whitman County jury found a former WSU student guilty of rape in the second degree and furnishing liquor to minors on March 28. Chief Deputy Prosecutor Dan LeBeau wrote in a press release that 23-year-old Thomas Culhane was convicted as a result of behavior at a party the former WSU student hosted in Au...

Outreach group undergoes increase in reports

Outreach group undergoes increase in reports

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

April 1, 2019


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

The Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse (ATVP) experienced an increase in domestic violence reports in the 2017-2018 fiscal year. A total of 596 victims in the Palouse received advocacy service from ATVP, according to the 2017-2018 ATVP Annual Report. Amy Volz, coordinator of domestic violence...

Researchers find link between herbicides, Parkinson’s

Researchers find link between herbicides, Parkinson’s

KAYE GILL, Evergreen reporter

March 28, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Research

A WSU epidemiologist aided a research study that found a link between the use of some herbicides and higher death rates from Parkinson’s disease among those living in agricultural areas. Ofer Amram, an assistant professor at the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, said the research team looked at...

Proposed bill could make studded tires illegal

Proposed bill could make studded tires illegal

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

March 28, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Politics, Safety

Washington state highways received over $20 million in repairs due to damage from tires House Bill 1309 would phase out and ultimately ban studded tires in Washington by 2025. John Shaheen, WSU Transportation Services director, said studded tires have metal studs embedded in the tires that can diminish...

Research says cannabis use has decreased among youth

Research says cannabis use has decreased among youth

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

March 28, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Research, WSU Spokane

WSU researchers found cannabis use among adolescents who work fewer than 10 hours per week decreased since its legalization. This group was led by Janessa Graves, WSU College of Nursing assistant professor and senior Research Scientist Julia Dilley, who was a co-author of the article published in...

Chickens could be permitted in city limits

Chickens could be permitted in city limits

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

March 28, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Politics, Pullman Community

The Pullman Planning Commission unanimously voted to pursue a zoning change that would allow chickens to be kept as pets within city limits at their regular meeting Wednesday. Current city code defines chickens as small domestic animals and requires they be approved by the city and only kept on pro...

Drivers told to remove studded tires

Drivers told to remove studded tires

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

March 27, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

The deadline for Pullman residents to change out studded tires on their cars is fast approaching. Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said tires can be used from Nov. 1 to March 31 according to Washington state law. Tennant said there is evidence that studded tires have a detrimental effect on the...

Hospital CEO, WSU ROAR presents to City Council

Hospital CEO, WSU ROAR presents to City Council

GEORGE ERALIL, Evergreen reporter

March 27, 2019


Filed under Local, News

­­ The CEO of Pullman Regional Hospital discussed future plans to upgrade services and amenities at the hospital at the City Council meeting. Scott Adams presented the hospital’s four-part plan for the future of healthcare in Pullman and said the plan would usher in a new era of excellence for...

Paradise Creek now delivers beer

Paradise Creek now delivers beer

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

March 27, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

Paradise Creek Brewery is offering a beer delivery service straight to customer’s doors. Terryl Banta, a bartender at Paradise Creek Brewery, said any of the beer that comes in a can or a bottle is eligible for delivery, and orders can be made online. She said they can deliver kegs but require a...

Hospital hosts event to provide help for dyslexic students

Hospital hosts event to provide help for dyslexic students

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

March 26, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

The Summit Therapy and Health Services department of Pullman Regional Hospital (PRH) will host an open house for those struggling with dyslexia today. Jennifer Griffin, PRH speech-language pathologist, said the event is open to the public, specifically parents and guardians of children who have difficulty...

Workshop highlights green living

Workshop highlights green living

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

March 25, 2019


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

The College Hill Association (CHA) hosted a workshop in partnership with sustainability groups in the community. CHA chair Allison Munch-Rotolo said the workshop, “Branching Out,” was created to focus on ways to improve College Hill and make it more sustainable. “The mission of College Hill...

Contractors remove feeder tunnel, close some pedestrian access on Grimes Way

Contractors remove feeder tunnel, close some pedestrian access on Grimes Way

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

March 25, 2019


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

Electric contractors started construction work on the WSU electric power distribution system Monday. WSU Construction Manager Brian Funke said contractors will remove an old feeder tunnel. The construction is planned to last until approximately the second week of June. Areas effected by construction...

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