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Students injured by rocket explosion are in recovery

ROSEMARIE BLUME and SARAH OLSEN | Evergreen reporter and news editor

April 14, 2017


Filed under Crime, Local, News

All four students injured in a rocket explosion Thursday night at the University of Idaho are out of surgery and recovering.Dan Ewart, University of Idaho vice president of infrastructure, would not confirm the identities of these students, but said during a press conference Friday morning that three o...

Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport starts construction

From staff reports

April 14, 2017


Filed under Local, News

This summer, the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport (PMRA) will realign its runway and increase the parking lot’s size to meet higher demand for increased traffic.The total construction cost at the airport is projected to be $119 million, with $300,000 to $400,000 going toward projects to expand the p...

Private developers move forward with next presentation

Private developers move forward with next presentation

From staff reports

April 14, 2017


Filed under Local, News, WSU Pullman campus

Negotiations regarding the possible development of 20 acres of WSU land have moved forward, and Corporate Pointe Developers have their next presentation to the Board of Regents later this season.Corporate Pointe Developers President Duane Brelsford said the parties are currently negotiating the terms...

University of Idaho explosion sends four to hospital

University of Idaho explosion sends four to hospital

From staff reports

April 14, 2017


Filed under Crime, Local, News

{{tncms-asset app="editorial" id="03ff92c0-20e1-11e7-aad0-e7e3ad543fb8"}}An incident involving rocket fuel resulted in an explosion, sending four individuals to the hospital.Dan Ewart, University of Idaho vice president of infrastructure, said an incident in the parking lot of the University of Idaho ...

City Council considers problems with parking, traffic

City Council considers problems with parking, traffic

From staff reports

April 12, 2017


Filed under Local, News

The Pullman City Council laid out its new goals for the year, mostly related to issues with parking and traffic, at its meeting Tuesday night.The council addressed confusion among community members about where they can and cannot park, particularly regarding parking in front of yellow-painted curbs....

Pullman mayor to give State of the City address

Pullman mayor to give State of the City address

From staff reports

April 11, 2017


Filed under Local, News

Pullman Mayor Glenn Johnson will give his annual State of the City address at noon today.Johnson said the event will be held at the Gladish Community Center and will last about 30 minutes.{{tncms-asset app="editorial" id="437cf2c2-1e7e-11e7-a417-93261a86e603"}}“We will be discussing Pullman’s accompl...

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...

Pullman mayor addresses state of the city

Pullman mayor addresses state of the city

SARAH OLSEN | Evergreen news editor

April 11, 2017


Filed under Local, News

During the annual State of the City address on Tuesday, Pullman Mayor Glenn Johnson addressed the city’s snow budget, which more than doubled from last year with this winter’s heavy snowfall, and the proposed mixed-use development downtown.Pullman spent just over $40,000 on the snow budget last ye...

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...

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