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Pullman gets first pot testing lab in Eastern Wash.

Pullman gets first pot testing lab in Eastern Wash.

LAURA GUIDO | Evergreen reporter

July 16, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Pullman will be home to the first pot testing lab in Eastern Washington.The scientific director of the California-based CannaSafe Analytics, Aaron Stancik, said he hopes the company’s Pullman lab will be testing samples by the end of the month.Stancik, 35, of Genesee, Idaho said he was eager to retu...

Local artist to be honored for mural

MICHELLE CHAN | Evergreen reporter

July 16, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

That mural on the side of Thomas Hammer? It was painted by Patrick Siler, a former WSU art professor who’s up for an award at Pullman’s 5th annual ArtWalk.Pullman Mayor Glenn Johnson will honor Siler for his artistic contribution July 18 at Pine Street Plaza, the brick area beside the mural."He'...

SCAM ALERT: Unlicensed magazine peddlers frequenting Pullman

From staff reports

July 15, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

Unlicensed magazine peddlers have been soliciting throughout Pullman lately, and they might attempt to defraud potential customers.The solicitors are described as males and females in their late teens and early 20s. They operate door-to-door and claim to represent “Lifestyles Success, Inc.” – a...

Kitten found in hot car, euthanized; police arrest owner

From staff reports

July 14, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

A man was arrested Saturday evening for allegedly leaving three animals in his truck – a circumstance that resulted in the death of kitten.Marvin H. Mead, 47, was identified as the owner of the truck and charged with second-degree animal cruelty, a gross misdemeanor.The kitten was found barely breat...

Pullman police arrest cat burglar after break-in

From staff reports

July 11, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

Police responded Thursday morning to the report of a break-in at 1340 Old Moscow Road, where they apprehended a cat burglar.The 17-year-old boy, who had broken a window to get inside the Whitman County Humane Society shelter, was attempting to steal a cat.The incident took place around 8:30 a.m., when th...

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...

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