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Leach tweets false video of former President, receives strong backlash

Leach tweets false video of former President, receives strong backlash

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 18, 2018


Filed under Football, Local, News, Politics, Sports, Top-feature

WSU head football coach Mike Leach created a stir on Twitter after tweeting out a fake video of former President Barack Obama insulting citizens' intelligence. Leach tweeted the video a little after 9:30 p.m. Sunday night, adding “Listen to this. Text your thoughts. There is a lot of disagreement...

Franklin Elementary principal candidates meet community

EVELYN BOND, Evergreen reporter

June 14, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

Franklin Elementary School held a public forum Thursday for community members to meet the three finalist candidates applying to be principal. The current candidates are Stephanie Bray, Kristi Queen, and Deborah Crabtree. Bill Holman , the current principal, will be taking a job in Moscow after ...

Candidates look to web for increased accessibility

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

June 14, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community

Candidates for three Whitman County positions highlighted transparency in government when speaking with community members at Bishop Place Senior Living on Wednesday night. John Mark-Mahnkey, Sandy Jamison, Rob Rembert, John Hart and Dan LeBeau spoke before the monthly meeting of the Whitman ...

Inslee discusses financial aid, voting

Inslee discusses financial aid, voting

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 14, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Politics, Top-feature

Gov. Jay Inslee visited Pullman as a part of a tour of broadband access across the state of Washington on Wednesday. Inslee said it is important for society and the economy for all Washington residents to have access to broadband connections, even those in more rural localities. He also spoke about...

Cycling across country to change lives

Cycling across country to change lives

EVELYN BOND, Evergreen reporter

June 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Features, Life, Local, News, Pullman Community

Once a year, members of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity gather to put on a remarkable charity event. Pledging to raise money for people with disabilities, the young men from 32 different states cycle across the country as a part of the Journey of Hope TransAmerica team. Averaging over 75 miles a day,...

Pullman schools focus on student safety

Pullman schools focus on student safety

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 14, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety, Showcase

Following a school shooting resulting in the death of 14 students and three faculty members in February at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, the issue of school safety has once again been thrust into the spotlight of national discussion. Helped by the formation of various activist...

Two injured in garage fire on True Street

Two injured in garage fire on True Street

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 12, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety, Showcase

A firefighter and a resident were injured in a garage fire Tuesday morning on True Street in Pullman. Crews from the Pullman Fire Department and Whitman County Rural District 12 responded to multiple calls of smoke rising from 312 NW True Street around 9:30 a.m., Pullman Mayor and Public Information...

Committee recommends Bruce for Jefferson Elementary principal

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 11, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

An interview committee made up of staff members, parents and other administrators have recommended Jim Bruce for the open position as principal of Jefferson Elementary School. Bruce was one of four finalist for the position, according to a Pullman Schools news release. The Pullman School District...

Deputies make multiple drug warrant arrests over weekend

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 11, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community

Whitman County Sheriff’s deputies arrested four people over the weekend after serving two narcotics-related search warrants. Deputies received a tip claiming the driver of a vehicle was in possession of methamphetamine on Webb Street. The vehicle was then stopped around 9:30 p.m. Saturday, leading...

Jefferson Elementary principal candidates connect with community

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

June 9, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

Jefferson Elementary School held a forum Friday to introduce four candidates who are running for the principal position. Craig Nelson, the school’s principal for the past 15 years, will be taking a position as a principal in Puyallup. The candidates to replace Nelson are Jim Bruce, Debbie Crabtree,...

Lightning hits tree during game

Lightning hits tree during game

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 7, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety, Showcase

Lightning struck a tree bordering a softball field in use at the City Playfield during a thunderstorm Sunday. A softball game was taking place when the lightning strike ripped bark off the tree, sending players into a frenzy, WSU graduate student Jordan Vossen said. “After [the strike] everyone ...

Airport construction $20M over projections

Airport construction $20M over projections

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 7, 2018


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

Construction projects aimed at runway realignment at the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport will go about $22 million over their original projections. Due to higher-than-estimated costs in areas such as land acquisition and drainage among others, the project which is 70 percent completed will finish much...

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