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Airport receives funding for runway realignment

Airport receives funding for runway realignment

DANNY LOCHRIDGE, Evergreen reporter

May 23, 2017


Filed under Local, News

The Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport received a $15 million grant from the Federal Aviation Administration, just in time for construction season. “We go through an application process every year to try and get a discretionary funds grant,” Tony Bean, Executive Director of the Pullman-Mosco...

Road resurfacing may cause traffic delays

Road resurfacing may cause traffic delays

TYLER WATSON, Evergreen reporter

May 15, 2017


Filed under Local, News

The city of Pullman began a $1.5 million road resurfacing project Monday, which may cause traffic delays over the next few months. The resurfacing, carried out by Motley-Motley Inc., includes several through streets within the College Hill area from B Street to Colorado Street to Stadium Way. ...

WSU-Spokane chancellor to resign and resume political career

JESSICA ZHOU, Evergreen reporter

May 8, 2017


Filed under Local, News, WSU Pullman campus

After four years of leading the WSU-Spokane campus, Chancellor Lisa Brown will be stepping down, with the possibility of returning to her former 20-year career in politics. Brown helped fund the Nursing Building in 2009, and allowed WSU to relocate the College of Pharmacy to Spokane with the fundi...

Judge denies motion to drop Barber’s felony assault charge to a misdemeanor

SARAH OLSEN | Evergreen news editor

May 3, 2017


Filed under Crime, Local, News, WSU Pullman campus

UPDATE: Though there was a readiness hearing originally scheduled for Friday, because the attorneys discussed their readiness during Wednesday's hearing, tomorrow's is cancelled.Whitman County Superior Court Judge Gary Libey ruled at a hearing today that there was sufficient evidence for a jury to find ...

School district chooses new Kamiak Elementary School principal

From staff reports

April 28, 2017


Filed under Local, News

The Pullman School District Board of Directors approved the appointment of the current Moscow Middle School assistant principal, a WSU graduate, as the first principal of Kamiak Elementary at its meeting on Wednesday.The soon-to-be principal, Evan Hecker, was selected out of three finalists and will start his new po...

Researcher files complaint against WSU

Researcher files complaint against WSU

SARAH OLSEN | Evergreen news editor

April 27, 2017


Filed under Local, News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU’s leading wolf expert Robert Wielgus filed a complaint today detailing harassment and threats from WSU administrators following his public statements about wolf killings in the fall.Wielgus is a WSU professor and director of the Large Carnivore Conservation Laboratory. Wielgus’ research has been conside...

Architecture students design portable homeless shelters

KAIA JOHNSON | Evergreen reporter

April 24, 2017


Filed under Features, Local, News, WSU Pullman campus

A WSU architecture studio of third-year students will put their projects to the test in a homeless shelter design competition in Spokane this week.The 2017 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Spokane Homeless Shelter Design Competition, sponsored by Integrus Architecture, asks participants to design a di...

WSDOT holds open house for resurfacing project

From staff reports

April 20, 2017


Filed under Local, News

Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) staff will provide information on the state Route 270 resurfacing job and its impact on downtown Pullman at an open house in Sunnyside Elementary School’s cafeteria from 6 - 8 p.m. today.There will be no formal presentation, but those intereste...

Fujiyama grand opening today

From staff reports

April 20, 2017


Filed under Local, News

Fujiyama Japanese Steakhouse & Bar will host its grand opening at 11 a.m. today for community members to sample its Hibachi-style cooking.This is the first time the Palouse area will have a Hibachi-style restaurant, where the food is cooked on Hibachi grill tables in front of customers, according to...

IFC reinstates fraternities years later

IFC reinstates fraternities years later

JESSICA ZHOU, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2017


Filed under Local, News, WSU Pullman campus

The Interfraternity Council (IFC) Senate unanimously voted to reinstate the WSU chapters of Phi Kappa Tau, after three years of unrecognition by the university, and Pi Kappa Alpha, after five years. The council voted to reinstate Pi Kappa Alpha on Monday evening and Phi Kappa Tau two weeks ago du...

Rancho Viejo fire ruled an accident

From staff reports

April 17, 2017


Filed under Crime, Local, News

The Pullman Fire marshal concluded Friday morning’s fire at Rancho Viejo was caused by an electrical accident.Fire Marshal Chris Wehrung determined the fire originated from a pinched electrical cord connected to a receipt printer, according to the Pullman Fire news release.Though Wehrung said there was l...

Fire at Rancho Viejo causes ‘significant’ damage to kitchen

From staff reports

April 14, 2017


Filed under Crime, Local, News

Emergency responders treated one person for smoke inhalation following a fire at approximately 8:40 a.m. today in the upstairs kitchen at Rancho Viejo in downtown Pullman.Pullman Fire Capt. James Turpin said no other injuries were reported and firefighters contained the fire to the kitchen. The cause of...

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