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Albion teen dies in car crash

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

October 26, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

An Albion teen was found dead from a car crash Friday morning off of Pullman Albion Road near Brayton Road, according to a news release by the Washington County Sheriff's Office. Crew located a 2005 Honda Accord in a ravine near the westbound lane of the road around 7 a.m. The driver of the vehicle,...

Microtargeting a common strategy on social media

Microtargeting a common strategy on social media

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

October 25, 2018


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

A Foley Talk about microtargeting, a marketing strategy that collects an individual’s information and uses it to market products to them, was held Thursday in Goertzen Hall. The panel consisted of three guest speakers: Travis Ridout, Shannon McGregor and Emily Stewart. Ridout, a WSU professor...

WSU groups debate on current US issues

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, Local, Local elections, News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Health care, economic policy and immigration were discussed by the Young Democrats, Young Americans for Liberty and College Republicans at a debate hosted by ASWSU at an Issues and Forums event Thursday night. One of the questions on health care addressed whether all U.S. residents should have to...

Palouse farmer builds skate park

Palouse farmer builds skate park

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

October 25, 2018


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

For the past 17 years, a farmer in the town of Palouse has had a dream: to build a skate park. Aaron Flansburg’s dream became a reality in June when the Palouse Skatepark officially opened in the town of Palouse, home to just 1,000 residents. Michael Dahl, lifelong skater, farmer and best friend...

Vigil held for Pullman High School grad

Vigil held for Pullman High School grad

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

October 24, 2018


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

Family, friends, classmates and community members gathered Wednesday to remember the life of Lauren McCluskey, the 21-year-old former Pullman High School track star who was murdered Monday night at University of Utah. “I don’t know how we’re going to get on without her but we have to,” McCluskey’s...

High school principal on special assignment

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

October 23, 2018


Filed under Administration, Local, News, Pullman Community

Bob Maxwell, Pullman Public School District superintendent, announced in an email on Oct. 15 that Erik Heinz, Pullman High School principal, would be placed on special assignment. Shannon Focht, Pullman School District communications coordinator, said there was no misconduct involved in the decision. According...

Farmer etches ‘Go Cougs!’ into field

Farmer etches ‘Go Cougs!’ into field

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 23, 2018


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

A Pullman farmer and WSU alumnus plowed the phrase “Go Cougs!” on his family farmland for planes to see on Oct. 16. Brady Boone drove his tractor to write the phrase while his father and two of his friends helped him gauge the height and the spacing between each letter. Boone and his friends...

Businesses raise over $2,000 for Cougar Health Fund

Businesses raise over $2,000 for Cougar Health Fund

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2018


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

'Two Weeks of Pullman' allowed businesses to donate a percentage of sales to support mental health, prevent sexual assault

Several couch fires reported after football game victory

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen news editor

October 21, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community

After a bustling football weekend at WSU, Pullman Police Department experienced an uptick in game-related crimes including multiple couch burnings, fireworks, noise complaints, alcohol-related infractions and reports of unconscious people. Six fires were reported Saturday night starting around 8 p.m....

Local business owners discuss GameDay crowds

Local business owners discuss GameDay crowds

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

October 21, 2018


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

While many students were out late in celebration of ESPN’s College GameDay coming to campus over the weekend, downtown business owners braced themselves for one of Pullman’s biggest football weekends yet. Kristy Mosman, Zoe Coffee and Kitchen manager, said it was hard to gauge the capacity of...

I-940 would train police, expected to pass

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Voter's Guide 2018

The 2018 midterm ballot will include Washington Initiative 940, which deals with police training and criminal liability in cases of deadly force. “This initiative addresses the environment in Washington,” said Leslie Cushman, citizen sponsor of De-Escalate Washington. “Training for police will...

Auditor candidates hope to make changes to office, county

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Voter's Guide 2018

As the 2018 primary elections approach, Whitman County auditor candidates share their hopes for the community and what they want to accomplish if elected. Sandy Jamison, a certified public accountant and licensed Washington notary, said she has three goals for the auditor’s office. “I’d like...

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