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Excessive heat warning in effect starting Wednesday

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

August 6, 2018


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community, Safety, WSU Pullman campus, WSU Spokane

The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued an excessive heat watch for Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho which starts Wednesday and ends Friday evening. Temperatures are expected to reach the upper 90s and peak around 110 in some areas, according to the warning. Overnight lows will dip...

High Street to close Friday

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

August 2, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

High Street on Pullman's Pioneer Hill will closed all day Friday as crews work to repair sidewalks bordering the road. The closure will shut down High Street from Paradise to Jackson Street, according to a City of Pullman news release. The work is one of many construction projects that have taken...

Clinton, Nelson face off for treasurer in front of voters

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

August 1, 2018


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

Republican incumbent Mark Clinton and Democratic challenger Christina Nelson answered questions at a forum held by the League of Women Voters of Pullman at the Whitman County Library in Colfax on July 17. The pair will move on to the general election in November as the only two candidates in the fiel...

Fejeran, Jamison attempt to sway voters in battle for auditor

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

August 1, 2018


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

Democrat Eric Fejeran and Republican Sandy Jamison answered questions from voters during a forum held by the League of Women Voters of Pullman at the Whitman County Library in Colfax on July 17. Both candidates will go through to the general election in November as the only two candidates in the fiel...

County commissioner candidates answer questions

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 30, 2018


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

The pair of candidates for Whitman County Commissioner District 3 answered questions from constituents at a forum hosted by the League of Women Voters of Pullman at the Whitman County Library on July 17. Incumbent Republican Michael Largent and Democratic challenger John-Mark Mahnkey will move ...

Westwood Drive to close Tuesday, Wednesday

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 30, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

Westwood Drive, located on College Hill, will close Tuesday and Wednesday as crews work to repair asphalt. No through traffic will be allowed from Merman to Northwood Drive during the hot asphalt patching work, according to a City of Pullman news release. The construction is one of various projects...

Closure on State Route 26 may affect move-in traffic

Closure on State Route 26 may affect move-in traffic

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 29, 2018


Filed under Football, Local, Safety, Sports, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

A bridge in Adams County will go under construction in the middle of August, requiring a 32-mile detour along State Route 26, a highway many WSU students from Western Washington take as they move back to Pullman for the school year. The project will repair a concrete girder bridge in the southern...

Dye, Goulet discuss platforms in front of Pullman voters

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 27, 2018


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

Incumbent Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, and challenger Jenn Goulet, D-Pasco, faced questions from voters during a League of Women Voters of Pullman forum at the Neill Public Library last week. The two will move on to the general election in November as the only two in the running for Washington State’s 9...

Schmick, Sutherland spar at voters forum

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 26, 2018


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

Incumbent Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, and challenger Matthew Sutherland, D-Pullman, faced questions from voters during a League of Women Voters of Pullman forum at the Neill Public Library in Pullman last week. The two will move on to the general election in November as the only two in the running for Was...

Closures to affect traffic on Bishop Boulevard this week

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 21, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

Paving work on parts of Bishop Boulevard will result in detours and bus reroutes all-day Monday through Wednesday. The paving work, part of the Bishop Boulevard Bridges Deck Resurfacing Project, will close the Paradise Creek Bridge near the Quality Inn and the South Fork Palouse River Bridge near...

City Council focuses on future of plastic straws

City Council focuses on future of plastic straws

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

July 19, 2018


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

The future of plastic in Pullman is a conversation City Councilmember Eileen Macoll thinks we need to start having. At Tuesday’s City Council meeting, Macoll said it’s time to start a dialogue in Pullman about single use plastics and sustainable recycling, two topics which have recently been in...

Three county judge candidates plead cases at forum

Three county judge candidates plead cases at forum

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 19, 2018


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

The three candidates for the Whitman County District Court judge seat vacated by retiring judge Doug Robinson responded to questions at a forum held by the League of Women Voters of Pullman on Wednesday night. Colfax Municipal Court Judge John Hart, Whitman County Chief Deputy Prosecutor Dan LeBeau...

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