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Assault charge dropped for WSU wide receiver; 18 months probation

From staff reports

July 11, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

WSU wide receiver Gabe Marks is on probation for 18 months after pleading guilty to charges of trespassing and frequenting a tavern as a minor.The 19-year-old junior was arrested in February after he allegedly punched the assistant manager of a College Hill bar. A charge of misdemeanor assault was dropped...

Pasco man gets life sentence for rape of two women

From staff reports

July 10, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

A Pasco man was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday morning for the rape of two local women.David Margerison, 30, is convicted of raping one woman near the Snake River in Whitman County and a 16-year-old Clarkston girl in Asotin County. Margerison was charged with first- and second-degree rape in Wh...

Spokane man arrested for driving wrong way in stolen minivan

From staff reports

July 9, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

A man was arrested Tuesday evening after he was allegedly caught driving a stolen minivan in the wrong direction on Maiden Lane.A Pullman police officer pulled over Gary S. Walters, 47, of Spokane around 9 p.m. after identifying the vehicle as one stolen earlier that evening.The 2005 Chevy Venture w...

Advocates for foster children wanted in Whitman County

From staff reports

July 9, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Volunteers are wanted to advocate for local children involved in the foster care system.Whitman County’s Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program is looking for five individuals who could work between 10 and 15 hours per month.A CASA volunteer visits his or her child and communicates with others ...

Red wine meets ‘Starry Night’: BellTower hosts art workshop

Red wine meets ‘Starry Night’: BellTower hosts art workshop

ANDREW BRADDOCK | Evergreen reporter

July 9, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Painting supplies and glasses of wine will adorn the tables of the Pullman BellTower July 10 as a Spokane-based company hosts a unique art workshop.Van Gogh and Merlot combines accessible painting instruction with alcoholic beverage options to provide a social experience and an outlet of artistic express...

WSU Dairy Club hopes spotlight brings in new members

MAIA GABRIEL | Evergreen managing editor

July 9, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

With a Ferdinand’s flavor in the running for the national title of best university-made ice cream, the WSU Dairy Club hopes more recognition will result in more members.The flavor – called Apple Cup Crisp in celebration of WSU's annual football game against UW – has progressed to the second and fin...

Cougar women gain skills at Seattle conference

MAIA GABRIEL | Evergreen managing editor

July 9, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Two WSU students attended a women’s leadership conference where they acquired skills to take into their future careers in medicine and law.Faduma Abdi, a junior biological science major from the WSU Tri-Cities campus, and Morgan Brown, a senior science communication and women’s studies major, eac...

Upcoming events in Pullman and Moscow

From staff reports

July 9, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

More movies, now concerts staged in Reaney ParkA concert series in Reaney Park will begin July 9 with a performance by the Community Band of the Palouse, which plays a range of genres from show tunes to Dixieland.Meanwhile, the outdoor movie series in the park is scheduled to continue July 11 with a s...

New app puts WSU at fingertips

New app puts WSU at fingertips

From staff reports

July 9, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU has released an app that enables users to follow what’s happening at each of the university’s four campuses. It also makes it easy to check Pullman Transit bus routes, campus parking zones and Green Bike locations.The app, which still has some features under development, became available to iPhon...

Man arrested wearing boxers, heart monitor after fro-yo shop theft

From staff reports

July 6, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

Wearing nothing but his boxers and a heart monitor from Pullman Regional Hospital, a man was arrested Sunday after he attempted to steal from the tip jar at Sweet Mutiny.Police apprehended David D. Jennings, 28, of Pullman outside the frozen yogurt shop around 9:30 p.m.Two hours earlier, Jennings was ta...

‘Wicked problems’ on table for US food, agriculture director

From staff reports

July 5, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The head of U.S. food and agriculture will visit WSU on July 9 to address societal changes he refers to as “wicked problems” – including population growth, poverty and climate change.Sonny Ramaswamy, the director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture ...

WSU launches student financial literacy program

From staff reports

July 5, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU has created a new program in an effort to help students make informed financial decisions before, during and after college.The Cougar Money Management Program provides access to free financial literacy training, personal finance education and resources for scholarships, internships and loan repaym...

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