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Pullman adds 4 to its star-clad Walk of Fame

BY LANCE LIJEWSKI | Evergreen reporter

August 25, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Pullman’s Walk of Fame took on four new names on Saturday during the 26th annual National Lentil Festival.The star-shaped tiles, which will be installed in a Main Street side walk later this fall, were presented by several service groups as well as Marie Dymkoski, the executive director of the Pullman...

Path along Terre View Drive to close for new sewer line

From staff reports

August 22, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

PULLMAN – Starting Monday, the path that runs along the west side of Terre View Drive will be closed from Highway 270 to Grimes Way.The closure is expected to last about one month while Pullman’s public works department installs a new trunk sewer line. A trunk sewer line is a large plastic line ...

WSU introduces ‘all you care to enjoy’ dining option

From staff reports

August 22, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

PULLMAN – Starting on Monday, Northside Cafe will offer an “all you care to enjoy” eating option that includes a variety of entrees, desserts, beverages and salad bar items – all under one price.The service, called “The Den,” will be housed in the former location of the Cougar Athletic T...

On-campus tutors help students through classes

On-campus tutors help students through classes

MICHELLE CHAN | Evergreen reporter

August 22, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

When it comes to academics and study habits, many incoming students find the transition from high school to college difficult.Although students might struggle at first, many groups on campus offer services geared toward helping students reach their potential through tutoring services, writing assistan...

Revenue Dept. to collect first retail sales taxes on recreational pot

From staff reports

August 22, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

OLYMPIA – After one month of legal recreational marijuana sales, producers, processors and retailers must submit their July tax return to the Washington Department of Revenue by Aug. 25.The Department of Revenue collects retail sales tax from the sales of marijuana, marijuana concentrates, useable...

Mary Jane awaits license to sell

Mary Jane awaits license to sell

JACOB RUMMEL | Evergreen reporter

August 22, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

The location is secured. The employees are hired. Pending approval from the state’s Liquor Control Board, Mary Jane Smith is ready to sell recreational marijuana.“I’m on the last leg,” said Smith, who owns MJ’s Pot Shop on Bishop Boulevard in Pullman. “I sent everything in, and now it’s...

Army Corps reopens Dunes after contamination

From staff reports

August 21, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

WALLA WALLA – It’s safe to go back in the water at the Illia Dunes, about a week after routine testing revealed elevated concentrations of fecal bacteria that caused concerns about public health.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reopened the Dunes on Thursday after a closure that lasted since Aug. 15...

Fire takes 60 acres south of Colfax; cause unknown

From staff reports

August 21, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Firefighters spent hours Wednesday evening battling a 60-acre brush fire that threatened homes south of Colfax.No one was injured in the blaze that consumed a field about three miles from Highway 195. Albion Fire Chief Randy Farr said firefighters did not order evacuations, but some residents fled their...

No car, no problem: Getting around Pullman is easy

ADDY FORTE | Evergreen reporter

August 15, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

From late-night buses to conveniently placed bike racks, there's no shortage of transportation options that make it easy to get around town and campus.“Navigating is a lot easier once you realize Pullman is made up of four hills: College Hill, Pioneer Hill, Military Hill and Sunnyside Hill,” said ...

Safety on the Palouse: a top priority

Safety on the Palouse: a top priority

JACOB RUMMEL | Evergreen reporter

August 15, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

The beginning of the fall semester marks a return to studying, football and friends. It also marks a return to risky situations that perhaps weren’t so prevalent during the break.The U.S. Department of Justice reports 20 to 25 percent of women will experience a completed or attempted rape during t...

Transfer students are Cougs, too

LAURA GUIDO | Evergreen reporter

August 15, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

“Transfer students are Cougs, too – they just have different needs,” said Rodney Prioleau, the president of a WSU club dedicated to serving the university’s transfer students.Team Transfer helps connect transfer students and provides them with information about WSU resources. The club was formed ab...

RSOs bring students together

RSOs bring students together

PETER SINCLAIR | Evergreen reporter

August 15, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

There are more than 400 registered student organizations at WSU. From bonding over Nerf gun fights to hanging out with birds of prey, these clubs enable students to pursue their interests and make friends.“(RSOs are) an opportunity for any student to gain experience in new things and leadership,” said Ber...

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