The Daily Evergreen

Cougar Connections

Devin Trubey Evergreen reporter

January 14, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Students and alumni looking for their fix of Cougar Gold cheese on the west side of the state have cause for celebration as President Elson S. Floyd implements plans to open a WSU Connections store in Everett.The city of Everett has pushed for four years to open a WSU branch campus. The creation of the store marks an increase ...

Woman shot at Monroe and Colorado; Weapon? Blowdart

From Staff Reports

January 14, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

A 20-year-old Pullman woman was struck by a blow dart Sunday at the corner of Colorado Street and Monroe Street.Sophomore marketing major Ashley Sturza was walking home with her friend when the incident occurred."We were standing across the street, waiting for cars to pass by, and suddenly I felt th...

Police Advisory Committee recognizes nine individuals for service to community

Zack Briggs Evergreen reporter

January 14, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Friends, family and men in blue convened Tuesday evening in Pullman City Hall to recognize the accomplishments of nine individuals.Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins presented seven police officers, a police records specialist and a WSU graduate student with awards for demonstrating positive actions tha...

Pullman and Moscow resources help the homeless

Nicole Seven Evergreen reporter

January 13, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Pullman had a 44 percent poverty rate between 2008 and 2012, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The passionate people involved in Family Promise of the Palouse and the Community Action Center work in the area to support people in a time of crisis, helping to reduce this number.Lindsey Rinehart, exe...

WSU student finds fire at construction site

From Staff Reports

January 13, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

A WSU student walking her dog Sunday spotted smoke coming from the third floor of the Marriott Residence Inn, which is under construction beside the Student Recreation Center. Pullman fire officials credit her with preventing serious fire damage to the building.Senior accounting major Amy Winsor call...

The Bookie celebrates 100 years of serving Cougars

Madison Callan Evergreen reporter

January 13, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

In 1914, the Students Book Corporation was founded on the WSU campus with the goal of providing students with materials to help them learn.This year, The Bookie celebrates its centennial with the same goal of giving students ownership of the store."We just want people to understand that it's really their st...

‘Remember Scott Johnston’

Chad Sokol Evergreen Reporter

January 7, 2014


Filed under News

A passion for music, a head of blond curls and an infectious smile are a few of the qualities that defined Pullman native Scott Andrew Johnston. More than anything, however, Johnston will be remembered as the kind-hearted man who welcomed everyone he met.Johnston, 32, died Thursday after he was shot multiple t...

Whitman County deputies recover more than $40,000 in stolen property

From Staff Reports

December 31, 2013


Filed under Crime

COLFAX—Deputies from the Whitman County Sheriff's Office made two arrests early Saturday morning in connection with a rash of burglaries and break-ins that occurred over the past several months in northern Whitman County.Kenneth L. Himes, 34, was arrested at his home in Tekoa, Wash. for direct involv...

Armed robber posts bond

From Staff Reports

December 20, 2013


Filed under Crime

Daraaraa Waqo, one of the men arrested for robbing a woman at gunpoint in her Pullman home, posted a $50,000 bond yesterday, said Whitman County Undersheriff Ron Rockness. Waqo, 22, and a 17-year-old male were arrested in November for first-degree robbery and first-degree burglary. Waqo pleaded innocent the next day in a P...

St. John woman found dead in Colfax

From Staff Reports

December 19, 2013


Filed under News

COLFAX—Authorities from the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the death of a St. John woman which occurred last weekend.Deputies responded at about 12:20 p.m. Saturday to a report of a deceased female near 9801 Rock Lake Road, according to a report by Sheriff Brett Myers.Upon arriva...

Officers and firefighters awarded for response to The Grove fire

From Staff Reports

December 19, 2013


Filed under News

Five Pullman firefighters and two Pullman Police officers received awards Sunday for their exceptional performances responding to the Grove Apartments fire that occurred in July.Fire Chief Mike Heston presented the Distinguished Service Medal to police officer Wade Winegardner for capturing the license ...

IT flood shuts down WSU server

IT flood shuts down WSU server

Calley Hair, Evergreen managing editor

December 11, 2013


Filed under News

Faculty Operations are working to restore the WSU website, wsu.edu, following a flood in the Information Technology building earlier today, said Executive Director of Communications Kathy Barnard.Repair efforts are focused on websites that affect students, including Zzusis, which Barnard said looks differe...

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