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Pullman PD receives drone certification

Pullman PD receives drone certification

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 7, 2018


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

The Federal Aviation Administration issued the Pullman Police Department a Certificate of Authorization for drones. The certification, which carries the full name of “Public Agency small Unmanned Aircraft System Certificate of Authorization,” allows the department to license their officers inst...

One dead in plane crash near Snake River

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 6, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Safety

A 64-year-old man died in a plane crash on the Snake River near Lower Granite Dam Wednesday morning. A dam employee told Whitman County Sheriff’s deputies he had discovered wreckage of a small aircraft crash during his morning commute at about 7:30 a.m., according to a press release from Whitman...

Allsup certified for position in Whitman County Republican Party

Allsup certified for position in Whitman County Republican Party

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 5, 2018


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

Former WSU College Republicans President James Allsup was certified as a Precinct Committee Officer on Saturday by the Whitman County Auditor’s Office. The position usually entails passing out campaign materials, supporting candidates and sometimes voting on party leadership depending on the district....

City reduces street vehicle storage limit

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 1, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Parking, Pullman Community

The Pullman City Council reduced the number of days residents can store a vehicle on the street from seven days down to four at a meeting Tuesday. Anyone found in violation of the code will receive a fine of $25 and impoundment if the infraction occurs before July 1, while the fine increases to $45...

McMorris Rodgers discusses immigration, other issues in tense town hall

McMorris Rodgers discusses immigration, other issues in tense town hall

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 31, 2018


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

Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-WA, held an at times tense town hall at the Pioneer Center in Pullman on Thursday. Rodgers, who serves as the U.S. representative for Washington’s fifth district, faces opposition from Democrat Lisa Brown for the seat Rodgers has held since winning the district in 2004...

City Council votes to raise parking fines

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 31, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Politics, Pullman Community

The Pullman City Council approved multiple agenda items dealing with issues ranging from parking fines to the addition of new Pullman Police Department officers at a regular meeting Tuesday night. The council decided to approve a raise in parking fines in the city, City of Pullman Ward 3 Councilmember...

Club creates track for youth to stay safe

Club creates track for youth to stay safe

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

May 31, 2018


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

For years, Scott McBeath has been running an eight-week-long summer bike camp through Pullman Parks & Recreation. But lately, he’s been spending his Wednesday evenings at his new club for children; the Three Forks Bike Club. The club is free, doesn’t require membership and children can come...

City looks to start ‘Parks and Paths’ projects

City looks to start ‘Parks and Paths’ projects

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 31, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

The City of Pullman will begin working on projects funded by Proposition No. 2, also known as the ‘Parks and Paths’ bond, later this year. The bond provides $2.4 million for improvements to various areas around the city, ranging from Americans with Disabilities Act requirements to new pathways. City...

Deputies arrest three after chase

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 31, 2018


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

Whitman County Sheriff’s deputies arrested three people from Spokane after a high-speed chase Saturday morning. An officer from the Palouse Police Department was assisting with a traffic emphasis when they noticed a truck matching the description of a 1996 Ford Ranger stolen from Kendrick, Idaho...

Woman reportedly hit on Terre View Drive

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 30, 2018


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

Emergency services are responding to reports of a collision with injuries between a bicyclist and a vehicle on Terre View Drive near Campus Commons North at about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. Pullman Police received a call from an individual who said their boyfriend had hit a person on a bike while...

Sutherland kicks-off campaign in Pullman

Sutherland kicks-off campaign in Pullman

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 25, 2018


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

WSU alumnus Matthew Sutherland met with supporters to mark the beginning of his campaign for Washington State’s Ninth Legislative District and a seat in the state’s House of Representatives on Thursday at the Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center. In front of a crowd of about 50, Sutherland, a Democrat,...

City explores removing trees

City explores removing trees

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

May 24, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

As part of a proposal to improve Pullman’s downtown, the trees lining Main Street could be removed in the next few years. These nearly 20-year-old trees’ roots cause issues with the sidewalks, Parks Director Alan Davis said, but new trees would come with their own set of problems. “When the...

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