The Daily Evergreen

Library holds math, science event for children

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 14, 2018


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community

The second annual Spooky Scary Science event will be held at the Moscow Public Library on Wednesday for all children in preschool through third grade. Spooky Scary Science will emphasize math and science while also letting children have fun celebrating Halloween, said Stacie Echanove, Moscow Public...

Grant will help fund morning tutoring program for K-5

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

October 14, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

The Pullman Education Foundation awarded the Pullman School District K-5 Morning Tutoring Program a $500 grant which will be allocated to school supplies and tutor training sessions. The morning tutoring program, also known as “homework club,” involves WSU tutors who help elementary school students...

Lane closure on Grand Avenue, Main Street

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

October 11, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

The Washington State Department of Transportation issued a traffic advisory that there will be construction in Pullman on Grand Avenue and Main Street reducing roads to a single lane from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 15-19. However, it is believed this will not affect a driver’s daily commute, Beth Bousley,...

Accused CAC thief faces felony charge

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

October 11, 2018


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

Broderick Cobbs faces a charge of second degree theft for allegedly stealing money from Pullman’s Community Action Center. Cobbs will face up to 60 days in jail if found guilty, Merritt Decker, Whitman County senior deputy prosecutor, said. He also said Cobbs stole at least hundreds of dollars...

Resource helps victims, allies

Resource helps victims, allies

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

October 11, 2018


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

To promote awareness and action against domestic violence, Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse, or ATVP, will be partnering with other local groups along with hosting its own events throughout the month of October. Domestic violence as defined by Amy Volz, coordinator of domestic violence at ATVP,...

Distance from small towns to doctors increase costs

Distance from small towns to doctors increase costs

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

The Pullman Regional Hospital and Whitman County Public Health offices are trying to reach out to local rural communities that lack access to health care and other public services. “People in rural areas struggle to get any services, especially social ones,” said Troy Henderson, director of Whitman...

Elementary school to have outdoor student learning lab

Elementary school to have outdoor student learning lab

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

October 9, 2018


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

Jefferson Elementary School will soon have an outdoor learning lab that consists of educational zones such as a pollinator garden and nature journaling area. Jena Jauchius, Sherry Pratt Van Voorhis landscape architect, said the 13,300-square-foot lab will encourage nature-based learning in five different...

Pullman Ace Hardware to close its doors

Pullman Ace Hardware to close its doors

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

October 9, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

After serving the Pullman community for a little over 10 years, Ace Hardware is going out of business. The store is not closing due to a lack of business, owners Paul and Jan Strohbehn said. For them, it is about retirement. The Stohbehns have owned the building since 2007, but last month they...

Donators contribute to planned pollinator facility

Donators contribute to planned pollinator facility

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

October 4, 2018


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

Center would include diagnostics lab, molecular lab, controlled atmosphere rooms

WSU says McMorris Rodgers needs to stop using university trademarked phrase

WSU says McMorris Rodgers needs to stop using university trademarked phrase

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

October 4, 2018


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

WSU has asked the Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., campaign to stop using a trademarked university phrase on campaign flyers handed out during home football games at Martin Stadium this season. Phil Weiler, vice president of marketing and communications for WSU, said the phrase “Go Cougs!” is...

Students protest Kavanaugh following multiple claims of sexual assault

Students protest Kavanaugh following multiple claims of sexual assault

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

October 3, 2018


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

Several students and student-led organizations held a protest outside of Todd Hall on Wednesday over the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals judge, to the Supreme Court. Also present was a group of individuals who were counter-protesting. The protest against the nomination...

RDA could be used at off-campus locations

RDA could be used at off-campus locations

KYLE MOEN, Evergreen reporter

October 2, 2018


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

WSU may update its RDA program to allow students to use the money at more places on campus and around Pullman. Right now, RDA is only available at the dining halls, select on-campus markets and some chain dining options like Starbucks and Freshens. ASWSU Vice President Tyler Parchem spoke on the...

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