The Daily Evergreen

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...

Rembert, Hart compete for district court judge position

Rembert, Hart compete for district court judge position

HAYLEY MARTINEZ, Evergreen reporter

October 18, 2018


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

Two candidates running for Whitman County District Court judge have plans to improve court technology and make information easily accessible to the public. John Hart has been the Colfax Municipal Court judge since 2012 and has served as judge pro tem in the Whitman County District Court. He also worked...

I-1631 would apply tax to carbon corporations

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

October 18, 2018


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

Washington Initiative 1631, which advocates for applying a tax to carbon corporations, will be included on the Nov. 6 ballot. Jonathan Villanueva, WSU senior and advocate for I-1631, has been tabling on the mall for support. “We are asking carbon corporations to pay carbon fees,” Villanueva...

Local business owners weigh in on I-1634

Local business owners weigh in on I-1634

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, Voter's Guide 2018

Initiative Measure No. 1634, also known as the “keep groceries affordable act of 2018,” proposes that no local governmental entity may impose a tax or fee for any raw or processed food or beverage intended for human consumption. Dissmore’s IGA Owner Archie McGregor III said there is a need for...

Pullman responders brace for GameDay festivities

Pullman responders brace for GameDay festivities

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Crime, Football, Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety, Sports, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

As College GameDay’s broadcast approaches, Pullman first responders are preparing for what is set to be a big weekend for Pullman. “We’re not doing a whole lot different,” Pullman Fire Chief Mike Heston said. “Our motto is be prepared for anything.” Heston said this weekend is high...

Sutherland talks health care, infrastructure

Sutherland talks health care, infrastructure

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

October 18, 2018


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

Matthew Sutherland, a 25-year-old graduate student at WSU and commissioned officer in Washington’s National Guard, is running as a Democrat for the state House of Representatives. Sutherland said he was inspired to run because he believes it is time for a change in Washington’s 9th District. He...

I-1639 would require safe storage, safety training for firearms

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

October 18, 2018


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

Washington voters will be deciding Nov.6 whether or not to make the state’s gun laws some of the strictest in the country with Washington Initiative 1639. I-1639 would raise the minimum age for purchasing semi-automatic rifles from 18 to 21 and add enhanced background checks, both of which are already...

Student leaders react to Kavanaugh confirmation

Student leaders react to Kavanaugh confirmation

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Two student leaders with differing political views shared their thoughts and feelings on Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court on Oct. 6, yet both agree political participation is important. “When [Kavanaugh’s nomination] was first announced, I was not the biggest fan,” said...

Environmental groups intend to sue Idaho fish officials

Environmental groups intend to sue Idaho fish officials

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

October 16, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

Five Pacific Northwest environ­mental groups sent a notice of their intent to sue officials of the Idaho Department of Fish and Game and Idaho Fish and Game Commission on Oct. 9. The Conservation Angler, Wild Fish Conservancy, Snake River Waterkeeper, Friends of the Clearwater and Idaho Rivers United...

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