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Nonprofit helps children with disabilities

Nonprofit helps children with disabilities

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2019

Staff at Families Together, a local nonprofit, work to help people with disabilities through programming that involves the whole family. Karen Nelson, Families Together executive director, said the organization was created more than 30 years ago to provide support for parents who have children with...

Resident tackles food insecurity

Resident tackles food insecurity

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

November 4, 2019

Michelle Mason took a job as a waitress at IHOP in 2002 because she knew she just had to. “I took it because I haven’t eaten for three days,” Mason, 46, said. She asked the manager when was the soonest time she could begin her shift. She started working 30 minutes after she walked through...

Groups aim to provide warm clothing for winter

Groups aim to provide warm clothing for winter

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

November 4, 2019

The Unitarian Universalist Church of the Palouse and the Moscow Public Library are taking donations to provide warm gloves, scarves, hats and other winter clothing as part of the Chase the Chill Initiative this winter. Ginger Allen, Unitarian Universalist Church of the Palouse director of family ministries,...

Two veterinarians start mobile clinic

Two veterinarians start mobile clinic

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

October 30, 2019

Two veterinarians who grew up out-of-state fell in love with the local community and started a business that provides on the road services 24/7 for both large and small animals. Red Barn Mobile Veterinary Services was launched in August by co-owners Dr. Kathryn Kammerer and Dr. Tasha Bradley. The...

Local optometrist looks to provide reasonable services

Local optometrist looks to provide reasonable services

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

October 29, 2019

A Pullman resident and optometrist opened an eye care clinic in Moscow in an effort to provide equal service opportunities and offer reasonable services to new and returning patients. Optometrist Dr. Enjoli Cooke said she invested in a new eye care business called Inland Eye Care. The eye care clinic...

Pullman, Moscow meet goals of limiting water usage

Pullman, Moscow meet goals of limiting water usage

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

October 24, 2019

The Palouse Basin Aquifer Committee (PBAC) is focusing on finding water-conserving alternatives to further manage water usage in the eastern region of Washington due to the low levels of groundwater in the Grande Ronde aquifer. Korey Woodley, executive manager for PBAC, said Moscow, Pullman and Colfax...

Man arrested after three car chases

Man arrested after three car chases

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

October 24, 2019

A man was arrested on three felony charges Wednesday night after leading police on three different car chases earlier in the week. Robert Brown, 49, was arrested on charges of eluding an officer, aggravated assault and possession of a stolen vehicle. Moscow Police Department Services Captain Will...

Latah Recovery Center adds new crisis facility

Latah Recovery Center adds new crisis facility

KHADIJAH BUTLER, Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2019

Moscow will add a crisis center to the Latah Recovery Center that will be opening before the end of the month. Shawn Hogan, interim crisis center coordinator, said they are in the final phase of construction which is mainly painting and finishing up city inspections. They do not have an official open...

Airport reopens after renovations

Airport reopens after renovations

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2019

After a month of upgrades to the landing system, city administrators at the Pullman-Moscow Airport unveiled the airport’s new runway Thursday when it reopened. Pullman Mayor Glenn Johnson and Moscow Mayor Bill Lambert cut the 150-foot ribbon in the middle of the new runway. “We are the Palouse,...

Moscow begins plan to reduce traffic

Moscow begins plan to reduce traffic

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

September 23, 2019

The city of Moscow’s project to lessen the congestion of West A Street is expected to begin in mid-spring of 2020 after three decades of planning. Jen Pfiffner, assistant city supervisor for the city of Moscow, said the project cost was expected to be $3.4 million, but there was a $1 million increase...

Citizens’ Climate expresses need for stronger laws

Citizens’ Climate expresses need for stronger laws

BENJAMIN WHITE, Evergreen reporter

September 19, 2019

The Palouse chapter of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby planned to push for stricter environmental laws in Whitman and Latah counties on Thursday night at Moscow’s 1912 Center. “What we do ultimately is lobby. We are a nonpartisan, grassroots organization,” Mary Dupree, co-leader of Citizens’...

City of Moscow hosts fair housing training

City of Moscow hosts fair housing training

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

September 18, 2019

The city of Moscow worked with the Intermountain Fair Housing Council (IFHC) to host a fair housing training event for landlords and tenants on Sept. 18 at the 1912 Center. The event provided information regarding tenant screenings, fair housing basics, protecting against discrimination, developing...

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