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City of Moscow hosts fair housing training

City of Moscow hosts fair housing training

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

September 19, 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...

Local park discovered to have dangerous levels of toxins

Local park discovered to have dangerous levels of toxins

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

September 13, 2019

The City of Moscow found there are dangerous levels of toxins in Hordemann Pond. According to the press release from the city of Moscow, direct contact with the blue-green algae with dangerous levels of toxins may cause side effects, like abdominal pain, headache, sore throat, vomiting and nausea,...

Programs assist residents in need

Programs assist residents in need

KHADIJAH BUTLER, Evergreen reporter

September 12, 2019

Local action groups have collaborated to provide resources for anyone experiencing food insecurity, domestic violence, need for housing assistance, or are in danger of becoming homeless. Pullman has one of the highest rates of people living in poverty in Washington. According to the U.S. Census Bureau...

Co-op raises money for nonprofits

Co-op raises money for nonprofits

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2019

The Moscow Food Co-op’s “Dime in Time” program raised $1,681 dollars for the Animal House Ferals nonprofit and the Palouse Land Trust from June to August. “Dime in Time” is a program that rewards co-op customers for using reusable shopping bags and reusable cups, according to a press release...

Mobile farm stand to fight food insecurity rates

Mobile farm stand to fight food insecurity rates

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

September 4, 2019

The Community Action Center is trying to solve food insecurity by implementing a mobile farm stand to sell fresh fruits and vegetables to local areas in Washington and Idaho. The project is titled “Palouse Tables Project: On the Move.” It seeks to serve as a miniature and mobile farmers’ market...

Moscow paramedic recognized nationally

Moscow paramedic recognized nationally

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

August 22, 2019

Debby Carscallen, division chief of emergency medical services (EMS), will be awarded Paramedic of the Year after working with Moscow Volunteer Fire Department since 2002. Carscallen said she will receive the award on Oct. 15 at the EMS World Expo in New Orleans. She said she received small awards...

Annual Palouse Pride kicks off Friday

Annual Palouse Pride kicks off Friday

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

August 22, 2019

Rainbows will decorate Moscow’s streets in celebration of Palouse Pride from Friday through Sunday. Inland Oasis President Hannah Hayes said the event is a place where people from the LGBTQ+ community and their allies can gather and celebrate their uniqueness. “I believe the Palouse is the...

Local airport will undergo final runway renovations

Local airport will undergo final runway renovations

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

August 20, 2019

The Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport will close on Sept. 8 and resume commercial flights on Oct. 11 to revamp the old runway in order to meet Federal Aviation Administration standards. The distance between the runway and taxiway should be 400 feet, said Tony Bean, Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport executive...

People, their dogs run for animals on Palouse

People, their dogs run for animals on Palouse

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

June 27, 2019

The ninth annual Paw-louse 5K Fun Run and Walk will kick off June 29 near University of Idaho campus to raise operating costs for animals in the community. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with the race starting at 9 a.m. Tara Wimer, executive director of the Humane Society of the Palouse (HSoP), said...

LGBT bingo nights ends for summer

LGBT bingo nights ends for summer

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

June 13, 2019

A local LGBTQ+ nonprofit organization will host its final Drag Bingo night until August on Monday. The popular bingo night will begin selling cards at 6:30 p.m. at the 1912 Center, 412 E 3rd St. in Moscow. An all-night player package is $15; a full pack is $10, half is $5, one early bird sheet is...

Business faces backlash following email opposing Planned Parenthood

Business faces backlash following email opposing Planned Parenthood

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

June 6, 2019

A restaurant in Moscow received mixed reactions and new reviews on social media following a post made by a former Paradise Creek Brewery employee. Kyle Yeigh, former Paradise Creek Brewery employee, posted on May 21 that it had been nearly one year since he tried to create a partnership between Paradise Creek, Iron Goat Brewery, and Slice and Biscuit to raise money for Planned Parenthood. In a Facebook message, Yeigh wrote that both brewer...

Measles case confirmed in Moscow

Measles case confirmed in Moscow

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

June 5, 2019

Gritman Medical Center in Moscow treated a patient infected with measles Friday May 31, according to a statement on Gritman Medical Center’s website. This is the first confirmed case in Idaho since 2001, according to a press release from Public Health - Idaho North Central District (PH-INCD) sent W...

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